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Baptist Memorial Hospital

Location: Carroll, Davidson, Shelby, Obion Counties

 

Baptist Memorial Hospital - Carroll County

Baptist Memorial Hospital - Davidson County

Baptist Memorial Hospital - Shelby County

 

Baptist Memorial Hospital - Obion County

P. O. Box 310

Union City, TN 38261

(731) 885-2410, Ext. 400

 

Contact: Cliddia Ross

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

Job Description:

The unit offers alcohol & drug and psychiatric services on both an in-patient and out-patient basis. Students will co-facilitate groups, complete intake assessments, as well as other recording procedures.

Special Requirements of Students:

Students must:

  • be emotionally mature,
  • have a non-judgmental attitude,
  • be assertive, and
  • have good communication skills.

 

Camelot Care Center

5100 Popular Avenue Suite 708

Memphis, TN

(901) 230-1116

Contact Person(s): Jennifer Woodall, CMSW

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

Job Description:

In home counseling/ case manager working with foster children and parents, completing necessary paperwork, transporting foster children to appointments as needed.

 

CareAll

135 Kennedy Drive

Martin, TN 38237

(731) 881-2996

Contact Person: Mary Ellen Foley

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

Job Description:

Shadow Social Worker and do clerical work.

 

Carey Counseling Center , Inc.

Location: Benton, Carroll, Gibson, and Henry Counties

 

Carey Counseling Center - Benton County

 

Carey Counseling Center - Carroll County

P.O Box 793

Huntingdon, TN 38344

(731) 986-4411

Contact Person(s): Sherri Sedgebear; Therapist

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

Job Description:

Carey offers several programs working with children, adolescents, and adults. The student will be placed in the program which best meets their area of interest as well as, the agency's need. Carey Counseling Center's Clinical Director is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. There are other MSWs and BSWs on staff.

 

Carey Counseling Center - Gibson County

200 East Eaton

Trenton, TN

(731) 855-2871

Contact Person: Angie Williams, LCSW

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

General Job Description:

Assist in group presentation implementation, and participate in individual play therapy.

 

Carey Counseling Center - Henry County

P. O. Box 30

Paris, TN 38242

(901) 642-0521

Contact Person: Sarah Pitt, Director

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

General Job Description:

Carey offers several programs working with children, adolescents, and adults. The student will be placed in the program which best meets their area of interest as well as, the agency's need. Carey Counseling Center's Clinical Director is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. There are other MSWs and BSWs on staff.

 

Carey Counseling Center - Obion County

201 West Main Street, Suite C

Union City, TN 38261

(731) 885-8810

Contact Person: Lori Hendon, Director

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

General Job Description:

Observe case managers and therapists, file progress notes, go on home visits with case managers, observe therapy sessions with individual therapists.

 

Carroll County Child Development Services

Hwy. 22 N.

P. O. Box 510

Huntingdon, TN 38344

(901) 986-4482

Contact Person: Sherry Tarwater, Supervisor

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement:

Job Description: Work in the Early Learning Center with small groups of 3-4 yr. old children who are developmentally delayed.

 

Carroll County Technical Center

Route 1, Box 304A Buena Vista Road

Huntingdon, TN 38344

(731) 986-8908

Contact Person: Mary Maze, Principal

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

General Job Description:

We will use the students in ways that they can best learn and they will be utilized based upon their capabilities.

 

Catholic Charities of TN, Inc.

30 White Bridge Roada

Nashville, TN 37205

(615) 352-3087

Contact Person: Eileen Beehan, Department Director

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

General Job Description:

Work in the adult day program; crafts; exercises and other activities.

 

City of Milan Hospital

5084 S. Highland Street

Milan, TN 38358

(731) 686-5136

Contact Person: Christine McKenny, Director of Social Services

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

General Job Description:

Assisting the director in visiting patients to assess needs, discharge preparation, and help in documentation.

 

Columbia Volunteer General Hospital - Social Services Department

161 Mount Pelia Road

Martin, Tennessee 38237-3811

(731) 881-4261

Contact Person:

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

General Job Description:

 

Coordinated School Health

421 East 2nd Street

Trenton, TN 38382

(731) 855-3616

Contact Person: Amy McLean, Project Coordinator

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

General Job Description:

General office work, assisting project coordinator in school activities related to health.

 

District of Public Defenders

107 South Court Square

Trenton, TN 38382

(731) 855-7821

Contact Person: Tom Crider

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

General Job Description:

Take social histories, interview inmates in jail, and work on drug treatment applications.

 

Exchange Club Family Center

3101 International Drive

Suite 701

Mobile, AL 36606

(251) 479-5700

Contact Person: Lydia Pettijohn, Executive Director

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

General Job Description:

Abide by and teach parents the philosophy of positive parenting during home visits. Teach parents alternatives to corporal punishment child development, community resources and home safety.

 

Family Resource Center-Henry County School

217 Grove Blvd.

Paris, TN 38242

(731) 642-2938

Contact Person: Martha Smith, Director

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

General Job Description:

Attend community and school meeting, observe home meetings, and clerical work.

 

Family Resource Center - Tipton County

1200 McLaughlin Drive

Munford, TN 38058

(901) 837-5770

Contact Person: Karen Phillips, School Social Worker

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

General Job Description:

Shadow and help in any way including minor clerical work.

 

1018 South High Street

Trenton, TN 38382

(731) 885-9496

Contact Person: Peggy Davis, Director

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

General Job Description:

Assist staff in providing services to students and families, all activities being supervised by staff.

 

Henry County Medical Center

P.O. Box 1030

Paris, TN 38242

(731) 642-1220

Contact Person: Julie Brewer, Director of Social Services

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

General Job Description:

Dispensing of social service duties, patient interviewing, resource contact, financial counseling, discharge planning, and required documentation of social service casework.

 

Hillview Nursing Home

P.O. Box 769

Dresden, TN 38225

(731) 364-2450

Contact Person: Mary Doberts, Director

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

General Job Description:

Assist in admissions, meetings, filing, and visiting residents

 

Hospice of West TN

1804 Highway 45 Bypass Suite 100

Jackson, TN 38305

(731) 664-4220

Contact Person: Diana Douglas/Pat Bard

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

General Job Description:

Assists social service department and assessments, resources, both active and bereaved families.

 

JACOA - Jackson Area Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependency

900 East Chester Street

Jackson, Tennessee 38301

(731) 423-3653

Fax: (731) 422-2820

Contact Person: Joe Pickens, LCSW or Ben Miller, BSSW

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

General Job Description:

See web page: http://www.jacoa.org

 

Kentucky Cabinet for Families and Children, Department for Social Services

P.O. Box 1266

417 Main St.

Fulton, KY 42041

(502) 472-1850

Contact Person: Ruth Ann Roberts, Family Services Office Supervisor

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

Job Description: Assist social worker or supervisor with case work. Volunteer may work with clients, research background on clients, and do reports on clients.

Agency Program and Learning Opportunities: Investigations of Child and Adult abuse and/or neglect. Assesing families, developing case plans, and implementing services.

Special Requirements of Students:

Students must be:

  • able to work in client's home,
  • able to follow outlines to complete tasks, and
  • be able to develop relationships with all types of people.

 

Lake County Even Start

200 East College Street

Ridgely, TN 38080

(731) 264-5586

Contact Person: Charlotte Vaughn, Director

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

General Job Description:

Student will help with parenting education and parent/child interaction. Assist in monitoring progress of behaviors and academics in both parent and child.

 

Life Choices Pregnancy Support Center

503 Tucker Street

Dyersburg, TN 38024

(731) 286-4673

Contact Person: Natalie Wilson, Executive Director

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

General Job Description:

Clerical work, answering phone, peer counseling, and coordination with fundraising events.

 

Magnolia Place

1620 North Clover Street

Union City, TN 38261

(731) 885-8004

Contact Person: David Johnson, Administrator

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

General Job Description:

Aid in senior citizen social activities such as exercise and field trips.

 

Martin Health Care

158 Mount. Pelia Road

Martin, TN 38237

(731) 881-0503

Contact Person: Judy Spears

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

General Job Description:

Assist the social worker and other supervisors. Also help with clerical work.

 

Martin Housing Authority

134 East Heights Drive

Martin, TN 38237

(731) 881-3186

Contact Person: April Curlin, BSSW, Coordinator

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

General Job Description:

Work at Martin Housing White House Community Center home 2:30 to 5:30pm on any day of the week (Monday-Friday), work includes tutoring, activities, nutritional planning, and play supervision.

 

Martin Senior Adult Center

699 B Suite 2 North Lindell Street

Martin, TN 38237

(731) 881-3900

Contact Person: Bea Doster, Coordinator

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

General Job Description:

Interaction with senior adults and their daily activities.

 

McKenzie Head Start/ EHS

938 A Walnut Ave. West

McKenzie, TN 38201

(731) 352-7170

Contact Person: Josephine Wright, Center Coordinator

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

General Job Description:

Work with children in classrooms and do clerical work.

 

Memphis Mental Health Institute

865 Popular Ave.

Memphis, TN 38105

(901) 524-1228

Contact Person: Odean Rasberry, Director of Social Services

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

General Job Description:

Volunteers are treated as employees-attend staff meetings, staff training and will be part of a program unit.

 

Milan Special School District

7060 East Van Hook

Milan, TN 38358

(731) 686-0321

Contact Person: Marilyn Goodman

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

General Job Description:

Volunteers can work in large group setting, meet ad greet people appropriately, maintain confidentiality, use a computer and follow instructions.

 

NASW Tennessee Chapter

1808 West End Avenue #805

Nashville, TN 37203

(615) 321-5095

Contact Person: Karen Franklin, Executive Director

Three Hour Field Placement: No

Internship Placement: Yes

General Job Description:

Social Work Professional Association, administrative and policy focused work.

 

Natchez Trace Youth Academy

415 Seven Hawks Lane

Wavely, TN 37185

(931) 296-1183

Contact Person: Kim Stanfield, Lead Therapist

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

General Job Description:

Clerical work, shadowing/helping out when needed under supervision. Cognitive Behavioral Modification program; individual, group, and family therapy. Help with treatment plans and other documents.

 

New Pathways for Children

3233 Shaw Rd.

Melber, KY. 42069

(270) 674-6061

Contact Person: Carole Valencia

Other Potential Contact Person: Tracey Wyatt

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

General Description:

Provide assistance with supervising residents, assist in transport, perform clerical and some other work. Will be a part of a treatment team, learn the process for working with youth and perform paperwork.

 

Northwest Community Service Agency

1604 E. Reelfoot Avenue

Union City, TN. 38281

(731) 884-2640

Fax: (731) 884-2644

Contact Person: Tina Williams, Director of Family Services

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

General Description:

Work with case managers in prevention services and prevent children from state custody in 9 counties in West Tennessee

 

Northwest Tennessee Area Agency on Aging

P.O. Box 463

Martin, TN. 38237

(731) 881-4213

Contact Person: Susanne Hill, Director

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Field Placement: Yes

General Description:

Need to have the ability to work well with the public and the aging population.

 

Obion County Nursing Home

1084 East County Home Rd.

Union City, TN 38261

(731) 885-9065

Contact Person: Susan Williams

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

General Job Description:

Counseling with residents and their families, paperwork and clerical work.

 

Pathways, Inc.

Pathways, Inc.

457 Hannings Lane

P.O. Box 530

Martin, TN 38237

(731) 881-3854

Contact Person: Debra Powell, Clinical Director

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

General Job Description:

Shadow supervisors and case managers. Children and youth case management services for ages 5-18. Intensive Family Preservation services.

 

Pathways, Inc.

238 Summar Drive

Jackson, TN 38305

(731) 935-8908

Contact Person: Dena Zipp

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

General Job Description:

Shadow supervisors and case managers. Children and youth case management services for ages 5-18. Intensive Family Preservation services.

 

Patterson Training Center

1284 Hwy. 45 Bypass North

Trenton, TN 38382

(731) 855-2316

Contact Person: Rebecca Elam, Residential Coordinator

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

General Job Description:

Clerical work, shadow social worker with routine daily activities. Assist personnel with daily activities, learn program that agency uses.

 

Quinco Counseling Center

45 Executive Drive, Suite A

Jackson, TN 38305

(731) 664-2111

Contact Person: Traci Chapman, LCSW, OPT

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

General Job Description:

Assist in respite program, provide activities for youth with behavioral and emotional problems. Serve children and youth through OPT, case management, group home, planned respite and in home services.

 

Qunico Mental Health Center

10710 Highway 64

Bolivar, TN 38008-3587

(731) 658-6113 or toll free 1-800-532-6339

Contact Person: Barry Hale, LCSW, Executive Director

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

General Job Description:

Also locations in Chester, Decatur, Hardin, Henderson, Madison, and McNairy Counties

 

Reelfoot Rural Ministries

6923 Minnick Elbridge Rd.

Obion, TN 38240

(731) 538-9970

Contact Person: Dale Mills, Executive Director

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: No

General Job Description:

Varies with area of interest. For example, child care or senior citizens center.

 

Ross Elementary School

4890 Ross Rd.

Memphis, TN 38141

(901) 369-1990

Contact Person: Crystal Tharp

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

General Job Description:

Counsel students on a one-on-one basis and with family: meet with school social worker and attend administration meetings.

 

Sharon School

254 N. Woodlawn

Sharon, TN 38255

(731) 456-2672

Contact Person: Kellie Sims, Social Worker

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

General Job Description:

Work with children on a one-to-one basis under supervision to enhance academic goals. Link families with outside resources in the community, such as We Care, DHS, and counseling agencies.

 

South Central Community Service Agency

P.O. Box 459

Columbia, TN. 38401

(931) 375-2000

Contact Person: Jeanene Waldrum, BSW

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

General Job Description:

Shadowing for home visits, assistance with file maintenance, faxing, filing, and other clerical work.

Provides non-custodial/prevention services to families at risk of entering state custody. Assessments are performed and services are mobilized in their homes.

 

Southwest Agency on Aging and Disability

27 Conrad Drive, Suite 150

Jackson, TN. 38305

(731) 668-6414

Contact Person: Anne Mayo, District Public Guardian

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: No

General Job Description:

Clerical Work, shadowing personnel, learning about case management, and care.

 

Tennessee Department of Children's Services

1023 Mineral Wells Avenue, Suite F

Paris, TN 38242

(731) 644-7376

Contact Person: Rebecca Davenport

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

General Job Description:

Assist case managers and clerical work.

 

Tennessee Rehabilitation Center at Camden

560 Benton Industrial Road

Camden, TN 38320

(731) 584-7015

Contact Person: Michelle Busby, Manager

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

General Job Description:

Help supervise people with disabilities to develop basic work and daily living skills and some clerical work with documentation.

 

Tina Turner Family Center / Child Abuse Prevention

203 Anthony Street

Ripley, TN 38063

(731) 635-8782

Contact Person: Mary Gesford

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

General Job Description:

Serve as parent aides to families, assisting them in accessing needed resources throughout the community and may help in group work activities.

 

Union City Health Care

1105 Sunswept

Union City, TN 38261

(731) 885-6400

Contact Person: Stacy Gill

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: No

General Job Description:

Help with activities, work with social workers to better understand their job in the health field.

 

Union City Manor

1630 Reelfoot Ave.

Union City, TN 38261

(731) 885-8095

Contact Person: Kristy Henson, Social Service Director

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

General Job Description:

Shadow social workers, learn about the admitting process and insurance agencies such as Tenn Care and Medicaid.

 

Van Ayer Manor

P.O. Box 1128

Martin, TN 38237

(731) 881-3193

Contact Person: Shannon Hill, Director

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: This varies as it is done through the corporate level.

General Job Description:

Helps complete social histories, in room visitation, and assists with planned activities.

 

We Care Ministries

530 North Lindell Street

Martin, TN 38237

(731) 881-6257

Contact Person: Betty Baker, Coordinator

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

General Job Description:

Help sort clothes for distribution, gather home furnishing, furniture, etc. for people in need. Call ahead to setup volunteer schedule.

 

Weakley County Alternative School

309 Courthouse Square

Dresden, TN 38225

(731) 364-3979

Contact Person: Joyce Hale, Director

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: No

General Job Description:

Volunteer to assist students in their academics and with other specified activities.

 

Weakley County Nursing Home

P.O Box 787

Dresden, TN 38225

(731) 364-3158

Contact Person: David McBride, Administrator

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

General Job Description:

Shadow social worker in their daily work schedule.

 

Winfrey Center-ICFIMR

2055 Highway 45 By-Pass

P.O Box 106

Trenton, TN 38382

(731) 855-0537

Contact Person: Shirely Smith, Director

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

General Job Description:

Assist in clerical work and work with individuals to do craft projects and shadow social worker.

 

Youth Town of TN, Inc.

3700 Youth Town Road

Pinson, TN 38366

(731) 988-5251

Contact Person: Donna Cotton, MSW

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

General Job Description:

Shadow staff, office work, sit in on groups, help nurse with medical records, make phone calls and fund-raising.

 

Youth Villages

1209 U.S. Highway 641 St.

Paris, TN 38242

(731) 641-4168

Contact Person: Ellie Barnes, Supervisor

Three Hour Field Placement: Yes

Internship Placement: Yes

General Job Description:

Shadowing, mentoring residents and clerical work.

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