The ARC of Maryland
The Arc Maryland is the largest and strongest statewide advocacy organization advocating on behalf of and with persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families in Maryland. https://www.thearcbaltimore.org/volunteers-advocacy/volunteers-interns/internships/.
Art with a Heart
Art with a Heart brings its 10,000 visual art classes to abused, neglected and abandoned children; homeless people; battered women and their children; mentally and physically disabled adults; low-income senior citizens; elementary, middle, and high school students; youth in after-school programs; and children receiving long-term health care: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Baltimore County Bureau of Mental Health / Core Service Agency
The Core Service Agency is responsible for the planning, development, and monitoring of the public mental health services for Baltimore County residents. Interns will help coordinate mental health services involving a network of providers that offer outpatient clinics, day and residential rehabilitation services, case management, crisis services, and specialized programs for various age groups or special populations. For more information visit the website at www.co.ba.md.us/Agencies/health/mental.
Baltimore County Department of Social Services
Interns help provide assistance to children, adults, and families. For more information visit the website at www.dhr.state.md.us/baltocounty.htm.
Baltimore Crisis Response, Inc.
Behavioral Health System Baltimore
Behavioral Health System Baltimore is a nonprofit organization that provides leadership in advancing behavioral health and wellness. The organization advocates for and helps guide innovative approaches to prevention, early intervention, treatment and recovery to help build healthier individuals, stronger families and safer communities. Its goal is to help build an efficient and responsive system that comprehensively addresses mental health and substance use disorder: www.bhsbaltimore.org.
Camp Believe — Summer
Center for Autism and Related Disorders
The Center for Autism and Related Disorders at Kennedy Krieger Institute has several openings for undergraduate or graduate volunteers to help with a multi-site research intervention for non-verbal autistic children. Possible assignments include videotaping evaluations and research treatment sessions, setting up and breaking down testing rooms, filing of data, general office duties, data entry from research instruments, and other research related activities depending on time commitment, interests of the student, and the needs of the project. A minimum of 4-6 hours per week is required. Two references, a resume or C.V. are required and should be addressed to the Research Coordinator of CCNIA. Please also include your availability. This is a great opportunity for motivated students interested in research, autism, or speech. Please send all application materials and inquiries to Catherine Riskie at email@example.com.
The Copper Ridge Institute (CRI), affiliated with the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, is at the forefront of scientific research related to the treatment and care of those with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Interns will have the opportunity to assist with two intervention studies examining how (if at all) physical exercise (walking or the gym) impacts individuals suffering with dementia. Interns will have the opportunity to participate in the intervention and data collection process. CRI is also conducting two validation studies; the first on an internet based Dementia Risk Assessment, and the second on a novel assessment consisting of six computerized tests. Interns will learn how to administer various assessments and have the opportunity to assist in data collection. Depending on level of interest and prior experience interns may have the opportunity to assist with data analysis and literature reviews. Interns will be required to participate in weekly educational activities at Copper Ridge, a dementia-specific long-term care community, including Clinical Rounds, Grand Rounds, and Journal Club. Other educational opportunities are available, as well as the opportunity to assist the Education Coordinator with planning and implementing various programs. To learn more about the Copper Ridge Institute, our current research studies, faculty, and educational offerings, please visit www.crinstitute.org.
Baltimore Crisis Response, Inc. (BCRI) is a helping organization serving Baltimore City for over 20 years.The mission of BCRI is to provide timely and effective crisis intervention and addictions treatment services in the least restrictive environment possible. http://www.bcresponse.org/Index.html.
Francis X. Gallagher Services
Interns assist individuals with developmental disabilities ages 18-65 years in vocational and therapeutic programs. For more information visit the website at
Grassroots Crisis Intervention
Hodes, Ulman, Pessin & Katz
House of Ruth Gateway Project
A 22 week program for men who have been violent or controlling in their intimate relationships. Our program is designed to challenge and change abusive behavior. The program helps participants understand the effects of their actions, accept responsibility, and take the necessary steps to change how they relate to and interact with the people closest to them. For more information visit the website at www.hruth.org.
Kennedy Krieger Family Center
Kennedy Krieger Institute
Interns assist in providing behavioral treatment of children with disruptive behavior disorders, brain injury, autism, and learning disorders. Interns collect data, score standardized behavioral assessment measures, and conduct functional analyses of behavior. For more information visit the website at www.kennedykrieger.org. Julia O'Connor (supervising psychologist in the Unit) firstname.lastname@example.org.
League for People with Disabilities
Mental Health Association of Maryland
Since 1915, the Mental Health Association of Maryland (MHAMD) has been a leader in progressive programs resulting in more effective treatment, improved outcomes for individuals, increased research and greater public understanding of the needs of children and adults living with mental illness. MHA envisions a just, humane and healthy society in which all people are accorded respect, dignity and the opportunity to achieve their full potential free from stigma and prejudice: www.mhamd.org.
The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence of Maryland (NCADD-Maryland)
The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence of Maryland (NCADD-MD) focuses on raising public awareness and sensitivity on the issue of alcoholism and drug dependence in Maryland through sustaining a campaign of education, information-dissemination and public policy advocacy to ensure persons affected by the disease of addiction, and their families, have access to resources, support systems and services critical in accessing treatment and sustaining recovery: www.ncaddmaryland.org.
Internships at the National Aquarium provide hands-on and minds-on experiences that add value to any college education. Applying classroom knowledge, interns obtain valuable job experience and establish professional contacts. College internship positions are available year-round in many departments throughout the Aquarium. The Aquarium makes every effort to match interns to work that complements their studies, interests, and skills. http://www.aqua.org/jobs/internships-baltimore.
National Institute on Aging
National Institute on Drug Abuse
Interns assist researchers in investigating the neurobiological mechanisms and behavioral and cognitive effects of drugs of abuse and of drugs that may be used in the treatment of addiction. Studies are conducted on animals and humans using a variety of techniques, including behavioral evaluations, neuroanatomical analyses, pharmacological and electrophysiological activation of brain circuits, and brain imaging. For more information visit the website at www.nia.nih.gov.
Penn - Mar
Recovery in Community, Inc. Outpatient Treatment Program
RIC is a community based certified, non-profit organization 501C(3) #31202992, treatment program that services men and women who are in recovery from substance abuse, co-occurring disorders, homelessness, and an array of other life challenges. Our contact information is 31 North Fulton Ave, Baltimore, Maryland 21223. The contact person is Ms. Sharon G. King. The contact number is 410-362-1400.