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Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) Students, Family Nurse Practitioner Student (FNP), Physician Assistant Students, (PA), Medical Students

Adult Outpatient Mental Health Services

Comprehensive mental health services to support each person’s goals for recovery, including: psychiatric evaluation and treatment, medication management, wellness counseling and education, individual and group therapy, psychiatric care, psychosocial rehabilitation, and case management offered at a variety of locations.

Business Hours Only

Spring, Summer, Fall

Adult Primary Care Services

Comprehensive and coordinated medical care throughout the course of life including routine checkups, health risk assessments, immunizations, screening tests, general health care maintenance, and behavioral health consultations.

Business Hours Only

Spring, Summer, Fall

Children’s Behavioral Health Services

The Outpatient Mental Health Services for Children and Adolescents program provides mental health treatment to residents of Bexar County ages 3 to 17 with a major mental health diagnosis.

 

Business Hours Only

Contracted exclusively with University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio. Not available to external applicants

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Students (BSN), Associate Degree in Nursing Students (ADN), Certificate in Vocational Nursing Student (LVN) Students

Multiple Programs

Adult Outpatient Behavioral Health, Child Outpatient Behavioral Health, Primary Care, Psychiatric Crisis Services, Residential Detoxification, Substance Abuse Public Sobering Unit, and more.

Business Hours Only

Spring, Summer, Fall

Family Medicine Residents and Psychiatry Residents

Multiple Programs

The Center for Health Care Services offers a variety of outpatient programs that provide primary care and psychiatric services to adults with mental health and substance abuse diagnoses.

Business Hours Only

Contracted exclusively with University of Incarnate Word School of Medicine and University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio. Not available to external applicants.

Psychiatry Fellows

Children’s Behavioral Health Services

The Outpatient Mental Health Services for Children and Adolescents program provides mental health treatment to residents of Bexar County ages 3 to 17 with a major mental health diagnosis.

Business Hours Only

Contracted exclusively with University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio. Not available to external applicants.

Doctoral Psychology Students

Integrated Primary Care, Northwest Clinic and Paul Elizondo Clinic

Integrated Primary Care Clinic, supervised by the Director of Psychology & Training in which medical and behavioral health providers work collectively using  the Primary Care Behavioral Health (PCBH) consultation model.

Business Hours Only

Contracted exclusively with University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio Internship Program and Our Lady of the Lake University PsyD in Counseling Psychology Program. Not available to external applicants.

Bachelor of Psychology Students

Mommies Program: Specialized Female IOP Substance Abuse Treatment

Mommies Program is an intensive outpatient substance abuse treatment program open to pregnant women and mothers of minor children, including those seeking reunification with children in Texas Department of Family and Protective Services custody. Trauma-informed and gender-specific treatment targets mothers who are struggling with substance use and mental health disorders. Comprehensive case management assists in achieving stable recovery and preservation of the consumer’s family.

Business Hours Only

Spring, Summer, Fall

Integrated Primary Care, Northwest Clinic and Paul Elizondo Clinic

This internship experience takes place in a clinically rich, fast-paced Integrated Primary Care environment. This internship is based out of the CHCS Northwest Integrated Care Clinic and assists the Director of Psychology & Training, a licensed clinical psychologist. 

Business Hours Only

Spring, Summer & Fall

Master of Social Work (MSW) Students

Outreach, Screening, Assessment, and Recovery (OSAR)

Service available to all individuals interested in information about substance use services. OSAR can be the starting point for individuals who want help accessing substance use services but are unsure where to begin. Hours also available in Street Outreach, Pregnant Parenting Intervention Program, and San Antonio Job Development program. 

Business Hours Only

Spring, Summer, Fall

Opioid Addiction Treatment (OATS)

OATS is a CARF accredited and licensed outpatient narcotic treatment program for people addicted to opioids, such as prescription pain medications and heroin. Medication-assisted treatment is utilized along with counseling and other support.

6:00am-2:00pm, Monday-Friday

Spring, Summer, Fall

Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)/ Forensic Assertive Community Treatment (FACT)

Forensic assertive community treatment (FACT) is a service delivery model intended for individuals with serious mental illness who are involved with the criminal justice system. Team approach offering psychiatric medication management, psychosocial rehabilitation services, comprehensive support for individuals with frequent psychiatric hospitalizations and incarcerations.

Business Hours Only

Spring, Fall

POWER Program/Early Onset Psychosis Program

Coordinated Specialty Care services for Bexar County residents ages 15-30 years who are experiencing First Episode Psychosis. Program provides intensive, wrap-around services by a team of clinicians and peer support specialists.

Business Hours Only

Spring & Fall

Children’s Behavioral Health Services

The Outpatient Mental Health Services for Children and Adolescents is for Bexar County youth ages 3 – 17 with a DSM-V Diagnosis, and includes the following services: assessment, skills training, counseling, case management, medication training and support, psychiatric evaluation and medication monitoring, caregiver training, and family partner support.

Business Hours Only

Spring & Fall

Bachelor or Master of Marketing Student, Bachelor or Master of Communications Student

External Relations

The CHCS External Relations department encompasses external relations, marketing/communications, public relations, and advertising for key stakeholders. The team focuses on the ongoing development, implementation, and assessment of marketing brand strategies through internal and external communications, public relations, advertising, special event development and coordination, community outreach, legislative outreach, social media content development, and workforce engagement.

Business Hours Only

Spring, Summer & Fall

Bachelor of Nonprofit Management Student, Bachelor of Marketing/Communications Student, or Bachelor of Business Student

The Center for Health Care Services Foundation

The Center for Health Care Services (CHCS) Foundation is dedicated to securing the necessary financial resources that advance the capital, clinical, educational, and service delivery goals of CHCS, and to bring awareness and education around the topics of behavioral health and substance abuse. The CHCS Foundation has also recently expanded to provide Mental Health First Aid Training to the community, and function as a separate 501(C)(3), or non-profit entity, to help advance the support available for CHCS.

Business Hours Only

Spring, Summer & Fall

Human Services Addiction Counseling/Substance Abuse Prevention Students

Opioid Addiction Treatment (OATS)

OATS is a CARF accredited and licensed outpatient narcotic treatment program for people addicted to opioids, such as prescription pain medications and heroin. Medication-assisted treatment is utilized along with counseling and other support.

6:00am-2:00pm, Monday-Friday

Spring, Summer & Fall

Residential Detoxification (Detox)

The Center’s Residential Detoxification Unit (Detox) is a licensed, accredited 28-bed facility offering medical oversight and recovery support for people withdrawing from addictive substances. Residencies are typically 3-7 days, but will vary depending on an individual patient’s symptoms.

Varies

Spring, Summer & Fall

Research Students

Multiple Programs

Opportunities for research students to complete university affiliated research projects in various CHCS programs.

Varies

Spring, Summer & Fall

Don’t see your field of study listed above? Please contact the Academic Coordinator at academiccoordinator@chcsbc.org

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