Children's Review Program Student Intern Volunteer

Monday, September 5th from 12:00am to Friday, December 9th, 2022 12:00am (ET)


Children's Review Program Overview:

The Children's Review Program (CRP) is a New Vista program that contracts with the Department of Community Based Services (DCBS) of the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services. CRP's principal functions are to: 

  1. Assign levels of care (LOCs) based on the documentation of children's needs and review levels of care periodically to ensure that assigned LOCs continue to represent children's current needs (Assessment Unit).
  2. Guide placements by matching children's needs with the capabilities of private residential and foster care treatment programs (Placement Unit).
  3. Track children through the service delivery system and collect and analyze data in order to evaluate child, agency and system outcomes (Quality Assurance Unit).

Students can learn more about CRP by clicking here.

Internship Overview:

Under the guidance of professionals in a community mental health setting, students will increase their knowledge of assessing LOC for individuals under 18. Students selected for the Children's Review Program Student Intern Volunteer role will assist with data entry and clerical tasks related to the level assignment and placement processes. Additionally, Interns will assist in maintaining the CRP database's accuracy, observe telephone conferences and staff sessions directed towards ensuring appropriate placements for difficult-to-place children that provide quality of care. Interns will also have opportunities to be involved in ongoing evaluation and research projects and visit children's residential facilities and community service providers. 

Interns in this position will utilize critical thinking skills, creative problem solving, and practical communication skills to complete detail-oriented tasks and assignments that align with CRP and the student's practicum or internship course's academic requirements. 

Requirements and Additional Information:

Suitable for Students Pursuing a(n): Bachelors Degree

Suitable for Students Studying: Psychology

Additional Academic Requirements: Students must be enrolled in a psychology research course that overlaps with the internship duration.

Location: Fayette County

Hours of Opportunity: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; Monday through Friday

Available Slots: Two

Application Note:
Students who apply for the Children's Review Program Student Intern Volunteer position using the "Apply Now" button will land on an application titled "Non-Clinical Student Intern Volunteer." Although the title is different, this is the application for the position.

Opens Mar 25, 2022 5:00pm
Registration Closes
May 15, 2022 11:59pm or when space runs out.
Hiring Manager
Not Paid
Age Limit
18 and up
Background check, Training, Other
Requirement Details

In addition to the above requirements in the "Requirements and Additional Information" section, students selected for this position must provide the following:

  • Three Professional References
  • Official Transcript for your Current Program
  • Signed Contingent Offer Letter

Students must also complete and pass the following:

  • Background Checks
  • Drug Screening

Additionally, interns will be required to attend a one-day orientation. This orientation will fall on a Monday and is scheduled with New Vista's Human Resources department upon completion and a successful review of all required materials. Students who are missing academic obligations such as courses or mandatory meetings will be provided with an Excused Absence Note.

Access to New Vista's Relias learning platform, with over 800 trainings ranging a wide variety of topics
Access to live New Vista hosted trainings spanning a variety of community mental health center topics
Participation in certain New Vista events such as wellness fairs
Access to the Employee Assistance Program
Parking Details
All New Vista locations provide parking to interns.