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Building Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency (BOSS)

Location Alameda County (sites in Berkeley, Oakland, and Hayward)
 
Age Group Served Adults 18-59+yo and Families with children 1-18 yo.
 
Program Description Housing, Health, Economic Development, and Social Justice programs (both residential, drop-in and Outpatient Service Team ) for homeless people, including those with disabilities and special needs (mental illness, dual diagnosis, HIV/AIDS, illiteracy, domestic violence).
 
Placement Period Year-round
 
Program/Placement Hours Depends on program - BOSS has programs open 24 hours and others with specified daytime hours
 
Preferred Discipline / Experience Depends on program - clinical experience preferred for working in Behavioral Health Care programs
 
First or Second Year Students First or Second Year MSW
 
Supervision & Support: On-site supervision by site supervisor and/or LCSW Intern Coordinator
 
Send Resume to: Iverson M. Eicken, Ph.D.
Clinical Director
BOSS Behavioral Health Programs
ieicken@self-sufficiency.org
Phone: (o) 510-899-4106
Fax: 510-350-3322
Questions call: Khamtha Keow: (510) 899-4101
 
Application Due Date: N/A
 
Stipends Available: 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