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La Clinica de la Raza Behavioral Health

Location: Our Community Mental Health Department (Casa del Sol): 1501 Fruitvale Ave, Okaland CA 94601
Our Integrated Behavioral Health sites (IBH) located at Primary Care Sites & School Based Health Centers): Alameda, Contra Costa & Solano Counties.
 
Age Group Served: All ages
 
Program Description: Community Mental Health Department (Casa del Sol): Fluent bilingual (Spanish) required. Focuses on clients with moderate & severe mental needs; brief & long term treatment, individual, family, & group modalities; psychiatric medications available; student has a caseload & sees patients weekly.
Integrated Behavioral Health (IBH). English only sites, and also Bilingual (Spanish) sites. Focuses on clients with mild and moderate mental needs; usually brief treatment; individual & groups; student doesn’t have a caseload & sees patients less frequently, unless there is a crisis.
 
Placement Period: Community Mental Health Department (Casa del Sol):
Grad students: September thru the end of Spring semester; then clients/groups/supervision thru the 3rd wk of June.
Undergrad students: September thru the end of Spring semester; then clients/groups/supervision thru the 3rd wk of June .
Integrated Behavioral Health (IBH): September through the end of Spring semester;
 
Program/Placement Hours: Community Mental Health Department (Casa del Sol): Grad students:20-24 hrs/wk. 16 hrs/wk only for MSW-Title IV-E
Undergrad students: Minimum 16hr/wk. Priority is given to applicants who can provide 20-24 hrs/wk
Integrated Behavioral Health (IBH): 16-24 hrs/wk
 
Preferred Discipline / Experience: Community Mental Health Department (Casa del Sol) accepts PsyD/PhD, MFT-track, & MSW students. We also accept undergrad students in social work, psychology, counseling, social services, or related areas; in their Senior year.
Integrated Behavioral Health (IBH) accept PsyD/PhD, & MSW students.
 
First or Second Year Students: Community Mental Health Department (Casa del Sol): accepts second year+ grad students; first year MSW Title IV-E; and undergrad students in their Senior year.
Integrated Behavioral Health (IBH): accepts second year+ grad students. (MFT-track students not accepted)
 
Supervision & Training: Community Mental Health Department (Casa del Sol):
Supervision=Individual 1hour/wk
Training: Initial orientation/training; weekly intern seminar; seven required shadowings, a one-way-mirror per semester, & case consultation groups 2xmonth.
Integrated Behavioral Health (IBH):
Supervision=Individual 1hour/wk
Training: Initial orientation/training; weekly intern seminar, monthly integrated behavioral health meeting
 
Send Resume to: Inquiries/CV to: internships@laclinica.org Grad students need to specify their preference either Community Mental Health Department (Casa del Sol) or Integrated Behavioral Health sites (IBH).
 
Application Due Date: March 31, 2016
 
Stipends Available: $2,500 for whole placement for 24hr/wk.
$2,000 for whole placement for 20hr/wk placement.
$1,600 for whole placement for 16hr/wk placement.
All the stipends are for students who are not already receiving a stipend from other sources for their internship.
 
Other
Per student request other placements available:
Prop 63/CalSWEC-II. PPSC. Admin MSW.