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Alameda Family Services

Location: 2325 Clement Ave, Suite A, Alameda
 
Age Group Served: All Age Groups
 
Program Description: Provide brief counseling (approx. 12 sessions max), crisis intervention (however, not set up as a crisis center), family therapy, couples therapy, individual therapy, and group therapy. Trainees will collaborate with programs within agency, schools, and outside agencies involved in treatment. Trainees will develop skills in narrative therapy, family and community approach to clinical work, Medi-Cal paperwork, treatment planning, and effective resource linkage.
 
Placement Period: Practicum-level (including MFT, MSW) students: August-June;
Predoctoral/Postdoctoral Intern-level students: August-August
 
Program/Placement Hours: Practicum requirements 20 hours per week (24 hours optional). Intern requirements 35 hours per week (40 hours optional). Thursdays from 10-5pm mandatory for training. 1-2 evening hours until 8pm required.
 
Preferred Discipline / Experience: Practicum level (including third year doctoral, advanced Masters level, post-Masters level) and intern level (pre and post-doctoral). Bi-lingual candidates encouraged to apply. Candidates with narrative experience and/or interest in learning about narrative therapy, experience with providing family therapy as well as experience with Medi-Cal documentation/charting preferred.
 
First or Second Year Students: Second Year (First Year considered with experience)
 
Supervision & Support: Monthly peer consultation
 
Send Resume to: Jennifer Wu, Psy.D.
Program Director Behavioral Health Care Services
Alameda Family Services
2325 Clement Ave, Alameda, CA 94501
Phone: 510-629-6367
Fax: 510-865-1900

Please mail or drop off resumes; do not email. Thank you.
 
Application Due Date: 2/19/2016
 
Stipends Available: Pre- and post-doctoral interns only - $7200/training year. Practicum positions are unpaid.

May be eligible to apply for the ACBHCS Graduate Intern Stipend Program, up to $6,000 for a minimum of 720 internship hours, awarded through a competitive process.