Tuesday’s Child has spent the past 30 years working with children ages 3-6 with various behavioral difficulties by providing empathetic, therapeutic, and dedicated support to any family in need. We currently host a variety of programs, including a weekly behavioral group for children and parents, social skills groups, in-home services, a therapeutic preschool during the school year, and a summer camp designed for our current families and those new to behavioral intervention.

Interns will work directly with their supervisor, classroom teachers, and clinical staff to learn the core concepts of Tuesday’s Child, as well as the major tenants of child behavioral intervention, therapeutic strategies, and developmental screening. Interns will report directly to the Program Director and will receive clinical supervision throughout their internship on a 1:1 basis. Interns will become well-versed in behavioral management strategies and child mental health services, as well as gain a broad social work perspective in to all needs of the families we serve.

As a non-profit organization, Tuesday’s Child prides itself on accepting families across Chicago regardless of financial status, and provide a sliding scale for our services. Participants in our program will benefit from individualized parent training, consultation with our clinical psychologist, developmental screenings, school advocacy services, and behavioral intervention groups designed to address aggression, inattention, avoidance, regulatory skills, social skills, and problem solving skills.

Apply now! Tuesday’s Child is always seeking interns year round, including full academic year, fall/spring semesters, or summer opportunities on both full time and part time bases, so please contact us with your preferred internship availability! Applicants should have prior experience working with young children, and those applicants with experience with children with disabilities or behavioral challenges are greatly appreciated! Interns will complete supervision throughout their experience to learn more about Tuesday’s Child, our clients, and how we tailor our interventions to each individual case. Our internship opportunities are accepted for those pursing their Bachelor’s/Master’s in social work, psychology, social services, child development, child life, clinical psychology, etc.!

All interested applicants should email our Program Director, Rachel Surprenant, at rsurprenant@tuesdayschildchicago.org or call (773)-423-5055.