Metrocare’s Altshuler Center for Education and Research (ACER) is the premiere training and research institute for community mental health professionals across the State of Texas. ACER is a unique partnership between Metrocare, UT Southwestern as well as other academic medical institutions, which trains the best and the brightest medical students in public psychiatry and psychology, bachelor’s and master’s level social workers, counselors, nurses, occupational therapists, emergency responders, and other healthcare workers. In addition to preparing the behavioral health workforce of the future, ACER leads the way in advancing innovative research to implement new mental health treatment methods. Interested in applying for an internship? Contact Us Today!