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Intern, Social and Behavioral Health

Company: The Association of State and Territorial Health Of
Location: arlington
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

The Social and Behavioral Health Intern will work to support ASTHOs initiatives around social and behavioral health including but not limited to substance misuse and addictions. The intern will report to the Senior Analyst of Social and Behavioral Health.

The intern is responsible for developing deliverables and capacity building for state health officials on federally funded projects in the area of opioid overdose prevention and surveillance.

Duties include:

* Support staff at the Center for Harm Reduction Services in Maryland to develop summits around linkage to care through harm reduction services. * Assist ASTHOs Social and Behavioral Health team in the development of a linkage to care toolkit for people with substance use disorder. * Attend and support virtual Maryland Department of Health Regrounding our Response Summits in Spring/Summer 2021. These summits will bring partners together to discuss linkage to care for people with substance use disorders and the role stigma plays in linkage to care. * Support the virtual Overdose Data to Action Recipient meeting in June 2021. * Develop a report on the Overdose Data to Action Recipient 2021 meeting.

Interns key outcomes:

At the completion of this internship the candidate will achieve the following outcomes:

* Assist with planning Maryland Department of Healths Regrounding our Response Summits (virtual) * Support planning the Overdose Data to Action Recipient Meeting in June 2021 (virtual). * Assist with developing the linkage to care toolkit based off of Maryland Department of Healths Regrounding our Response summits. * Assist with developing the OD2A meeting report.

Experience

* Bachelors Degree or in progress; Masters preferred * Experience or interest in working with health departments and/or on health-related issues including substance misuse and addictions is strongly preferred.

Required Skills

* Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills. * Ability to work independently and in a team environment. * Ability to complete assigned tasks in a timely manner.

Internship: Spring/Summer 2021

Keywords: The Association of State and Territorial Health Of, Arlington , Intern, Social and Behavioral Health, Other , arlington, Virginia

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