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The Nebraska Recreation and Park Association offers internships throughout Nebraska with various focuses, including parks, recreation, and Therapeutic Recreation.

Kearney Parks and Recreation Internship

York Parks and Recreation Internship



Hastings Parks and Recreation Internship

Omaha Parks and Recreation Internship

Papillion Parks and Recreation Internship

Therapeutic Recreation Internship at CenterPointe (Lincoln, NE)CenterPointe logo

A Therapeutic Recreation internship at CenterPointe would allow individuals to work with adult, men and women, who have been dual diagnosed with mental and substance use disorders. CenterPointe aims to meeting people where they are and support them to gain control of their health and their life through a holistic approach. Internships at CenterPointe are within a clinical setting and would allow students to be a part of a treatment team, which includes the program director, counselors, the nurse, the case manager, and the technician supervisor.  Interns would have the opportunity to participate in completing intake assessments, writing treatment plans, monthly clinical reviews, and discharge summaries.

Recreational Therapist interns would participate in planning group curriculum for Recreation Therapy groups, including, Leisure Education group, Activity/ Weekend Planning, Leisure Skills Development, and community outings that explore leisure and recreation resources in Nebraska. Interns would have the opportunity to engage in the process of developing monthly curriculum and outing schedule. As a Recreational Therapist intern, students will also be provided the opportunity to participate in monthly All Staff meetings with all CenterPointe employees, quarterly Health and Safety committee meetings, and various other duties of the Recreational Therapist.

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For additional information regarding a Therapeutic Recreation internship at CenterPointe, please contact Nicole Zimmerman, CTRS by email at: