Internship: Mental Health Resources Coordinator – American Fork Police

The American Fork Police Department is in need of a student intern studying psychology, sociology, or related field who is interested in making a difference! This internship opportunity is motivated by a very real need in the department and community to develop a more comprehensive mental health program with the AF Police Department.

AF Police


  • Problem-solve
  • Develop solutions
  • Research police records and reports
  • Identify persons who may be suffering from mental illness
  • Follow-up visits
  • Identify appropriate community resources
  • Community outreach
  • Develop coordinated response

We expect that the intern will problem-solve and help us come up with viable solutions to questions like:

  • How can we est develop a functional database of mentally ill subjects who need additional help?
  • What mental health outreach programs and resources are available in our community to assist those suffering from mental illness in American Fork?
  • How can we mobilize and connect community resources to allow for a coordinated response from law enforcement and social workers as needed?
  • How can we help those suffering from mental illness to actually obtain treatment (this is a step beyond simply giving a person a list of available resources)?

If this looks like a task you are ready to take on, please send a resume and cover letter explaining why you are a good fit for the internship to:

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