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BHCS Children’s Specialized Services

Location 7200 Bancroft Ave., Suite 125 C
Oakland, CA 94605
 
Age Group Served 5-22
 
Program Description Children’s Specialized Services provides Educationally-Related Mental Health Services to special education students throughout Alameda County. The internships available for the 2016/2017 school year could include provision of individual therapy, family therapy, case management and consultation with public school staff. The interns would also conduct Educationally-Related Mental Health Services assessments (psychosocial assessment) to determine eligibility for services. The internship provides an excellent opportunity to learn about mental health in school settings, the special education system, diagnosing mental health issues and assessing mental health needs.
 
Placement Period September to May
 
Program/Placement Hours 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
 
Preferred Discipline / Experience MSW; prefer interns with experience in the schools or with school-aged children
 
First or Second Year Students Prefer 2nd year students but 1st year students with experience in the schools could be considered.
 
Supervision & Support Weekly supervision with LCSW; intern consultation group and intern seminar also provided weekly.
 
Send Resume to: Linda Hunt, LCSW
7200 Bancroft Ave., Suite 125C
Oakland, CA 94605
lhunt@acbhcs.org
 
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