Strong Families Healthy Homes

Internship Opportunities

  • Provide support to parents & pregnant woman with mental illness and/or substance use
  • Gain clinical experience with assessment, treatment planning and intervention
  • Education and practice in maternal and infant mental health
  • Clientele is primarily women 18-35 though our work often extends to the family of our identified clients' (children, partners, other supports).
  • We work in partnership with Division of Milwaukee Child Protective Services and Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Department, as well as other community partners organizations.
  • Learning opportunities in other departments such as Information & Assistance, Suicide Prevention, and Policy.

Minimum Requirements

  • Be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program for social work, counseling, psychology, or related field
  • Vehicle, valid driver’s license and appropriate insurance coverage
  • Knowledge of mental illness
  • Experience working with families and with people with mental illnesses is recommended

How to Apply

MHA accepts interns year round at the start of each semester. The interested applicant should submit the following to be considered for an internship interview:

Please email all information to LeKecia Lovett, Home Visiting Program Director at