Crisis services programs provide 4 types of services to clients.
The Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU) is a 16-bed residential unit that is up to five days and provides intensive therapy, groups, medication assessments, case management, and peer support.
Respite Services is an 8-bed unit for up to 14 days with the same supports but at a less intensive level.
Walk-In Clinic (WIC) is a crisis clinic open 24 hours a day, 7 days per week where individuals can come in for support for a “self-defined crisis” Staff includes therapists, peers, and case managers.
The programs serve a variety of clients with a wide-range of presenting problems and diagnoses, including substance use issues. Staff in all areas provide therapy, assessment-including risk assessment, crisis intervention, supportive services, case management, and referral to outpatient providers or other types of follow-up care.
Student interns can participate in several of the programs, providing intake and therapy in the CSU and respite programs and assessments and appropriate care in the walk-in clinic.
Student Placement Availability and Requirements:
As these programs are acute in nature, no first-year students will be considered unless they have significant experience in mental health crisis work outside of their training program.
UPDATE for 2021: Respite services, Walk-in Clinic, and the Crisis Stabilization Unit are not accepting students.
Please apply below if you are interested in this program. You can choose as many programs as you like in the application process.