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Crisis Support Services of Alameda County

Location Oakland, CA (North Oakland)
Age Group Served School-Based Counseling: K-12
Older Adults: 55 and over
Grief Counseling: All ages
Program Description Certified by the American Association of Suicidology, CSS offers a variety of counseling services to the community including: individual, couples, family and group counseling for children, adults and older adults.

The Grief Counseling Program provides up to 20 grief counseling sessions for those suffering the loss of a loved one. CSS specializes in traumatic or sudden loss due to suicide, homicide and accidental death.

The Counseling Services for Older Adults Program offers in-home counseling to socially isolated, home-bound older adults living in North and Central Alameda County who otherwise would not have access to mental health services. Older adults who are able to come on-site receive counseling in our North Oakland office.

School Based counseling is provided to students from elementary through high school at schools throughout Alameda County.

The Crisis Line provides suicide prevention and crisis counseling to over 60,000 callers each year on our 24-hour telephone crisis lines.

Clients served by each of these programs represent a broad spectrum in terms of age, ethnicity, and socio-economic backgrounds.
Placement Period August - August
Program/Placement Hours Varies depending upon Counselor
Preferred Discipline / Experience Counseling Psychology
First or Second Year Students 2nd Year
Supervision & Support: 2 hours Group Supervision
1 hour Individual Supervision
100 plus hours Didactic & Experiential Training
Send Resume to: Devah DeFusco, Clinical Director
Crisis Support Services of Alameda County
P.O. Box 3120
Oakland, CA 94609-1240
Application Due Date: March 1, 2017
Training Program Application
Stipends Available: Older Adult Counseling: Alameda County Behavioral Health Services offers a stipend.