Adult Rehabilitative Mental Health Services (ARMHS) Internships

Brief description of the program:

The ARMHS program is a skills-based, in-home, program that assists our clientele with becoming as independent and fully-functioning as possible through the stabilization of their mental health symptoms and through acquiring skills.

Patients served:

Clients are all over the age of 18 and have a mental health diagnosis. In addition to this, all of our clients are on Medical Assistance (MA) or Pre-Paid Medical Assistance Plans (PMAP)

Internship Training Goals:

Our interns are expected to take on a small caseload of clients (typically around 5-6 clients) whom they meet with weekly for a minimum of an hour and a half, attend all staff and team meetings, participate in the company offered CEUs, attend intern cohort meetings, attend individual supervision with their assigned supervisor weekly, and assist with ARMHS groups or other tasks that may present themselves within the program.


This internship offers competitive compensation to student interns, recognizing the value of your contributions to our program and clients. Interns are paid a monthly stipend each month that they are a student intern with Nystrom as well as mileage for commute to clients.

Length of internship and requirements:

  • Length and weekly schedule requirements: We require at least a 9-month commitment of 15-20 hours per week (600-700 hours total).
    • Attend the monthly Internship Cohort Meeting from 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm on the third Tuesday of each month
    • Attend 1 monthly staff meeting on the 1st Thursday of each month  from 8 am-10 am
    • Attend weekly supervision session with assigned supervisor, who is a licensed clinical mental health professional
    • Attend initial six-day training at the New Brighton office at the commencement of the internship and 5 sessions of follow up training that will occur on Friday’s from 8 am-10 am following the training
    • Attend three one-hour long video Continuing Education Units (CEU’s) each month at Nystrom & Associates, Ltd.
  • Educational degree: students must be pursuing a master’s degree in either social work, marriage and family therapy or psychology at an accredited university

Locations of Internship:

All Minnesota Locations accept interns in ARMHS

Application Process:

  • We accept applications throughout the entire year on an ongoing basis. We are not able to guarantee every internship at every Nystrom site.
  • To apply to our clinical internships/practicum placements, please go to our employment opportunities page and apply to the listed “Internship Application” role.
  • If you have questions prior to applying, please direct them to
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