• Disney VoluntEARS Plant an Herb Garden At HOME
    A group of VoluntEARS from Disney’s Boardwalk Inn helped plant an herb garden at HOME and their chefs put on a cooking demonstration.
  • CFDFL “Unsung Heroes” Recognized at 2012 Adolescent Conference
    Three of The Center's Team members were named "Unsung Heros" at this year's Adolescent Conference.
  • CFDFL Recognized for Workplace Diversity
    For the second time in three years, The Center for Drug-Free Living has received the Beacon Award for Workplace Diversity.


The Center accepts students enrolled in various colleges and universities as interns in our prevention, treatment, and juvenile justice programs. The Center is committed to providing valuable and practical experiences to students in exchange for their service and assistance in our programs. Internship opportunities with qualified supervisors are available for social work, mental health counseling, and marriage & family therapy students currently enrolled in Master's degree programs as well as currently enrolled Doctoral psychology students. The Center also accepts undergraduate students enrolled in social work, psychology, sociology, criminal justice, and related classes.

If you would like to become an intern at The Center, please contact Jody Scott, Clinical Director, at (407) 245-0014 ext. 233 or by email at An interview will be scheduled to discuss your interests and the placement opportunities available. Candidates for internships will undergo background screening prior to placement in a Center program. Interns will be provided with a brief orientation and training prior to participating in program activities.  Interns are expected to fully comply with confidentiality laws and the Center's Policy on Ethical Conduct and Behavior displaying professional behavior at all times. It should also be noted that some colleges and universities require faculty or a program representative to make the initial contact with The Center in order to recommend a student.