This year the Family Crisis Intervention Program Staff consisted of fourteen interns. Coming from various graduate schools within the New York area, including LIU, NYU, Fordham, Touro, Adelphi, and Hunter these interns were assigned to families in our community, as well as Yeshivos and Bais Yaakov schools. They guided families who are facing challenges such as marital discord, children with social or emotional deficits, and at-risk teens.
Every Monday the interns would meet with Dr. David Lefkowitz, our director, to discuss and brainstorm various strategies in helping these individuals and families become more productive and to function optimally and independently. In addition, they were assigned to an individual supervisor to work on their specific cases. In May, the students completed their internship, and were honored at our annual Ladies Luncheon, where they each received a plaque of recognition for their service to the community. We are presently interviewing interns for the upcoming 2017-18 year.