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Unpaid Clinical Internship 

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  1. Individual Therapy: Intern to provide weekly individual therapy for at least two clients depending on experience and capacity.
  2. Case Management: Intern will provide case management for each client seen individually. Case management will include but is not limited to collateral contact, resource-finding, intake, treatment and discharge planning.
  3. Family Therapy: Per learning needs, hourly commitment and ability, intern to co-facilitate family therapy when applicable.
  4. Group Therapy: Depending upon the program and need, interns will propose and work with direct clinical supervisor and staff to develop a time limited, issue-oriented group for clients or families of clients. Interns will co-facilitate this group with social work staff. Intern to record all group notes and ensure continuity of care through excellent communication with treatment teams.
  5. Documentation: Intern to complete all documentation related to individual cases including assessments, treatment plans, treatment reviews and reports, discharge summaries, progress notes and other documentation.
  6. Intake: Depending on learning needs and program's admissions process, intern may participate in all phases of intake process.
  7. Field work: Per learning needs intern will provide services to clients in the community (at school, home, or other locations).
  8. Process Recordings: Intern is expected to complete at least one process recording monthly.
  9. Supervision: Intern is expected to participate in one hour of weekly supervision with direct supervisor, to participate in weekly group supervisions, to participate in meetings as scheduled with other program staff, and to attend scheduled trainings.

Position Requirements
  1. Must be enrolled in an accredited master’s program in counseling psychology, clinical psychology, social welfare, social work or equivalent.  Or must have completed a Master’s program and be registered as an intern with the BBS.
  2. Must be able to commit to 16-24 hours weekly for a period of no less than four months.
  3. Communicates clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing, with co-workers, supervisors, and clients.
  4. Experience working with current or former foster youth or SED youth strongly preferred, particularly for positions involving work in the field.
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Req Number SOC-18-00114  
Location FFYC - Oakland  
About the Organization Based in Oakland, California, Fred Finch Youth Center works with young people facing multiple challenges, including homelessness, economic disadvantage, mental health and cognitive disabilities, and histories of significant trauma and loss. Many have experienced abuse; live at or below the poverty line; are growing up in foster care, and are seeking to make their way in the world as independent, strong young adults. Despite their circumstances, these young people possess numerous strengths including tenacity, kindness, and the ability to strive for a brighter future. Committed to the notion that no one is without hope, no matter how desperate their circumstances may appear, Fred Finch staff helps each person we serve find and build upon their strengths so they may reach their potential and lead meaningful, fulfilling lives.

Founded in 1891 as an orphanage, today's Fred Finch Youth Center operates 24 programs in California including mental health, housing, education, and independent living services, providing a pathway to healing and self-sufficiency. Our 127-year history and strong track record have made Fred Finch Youth Center a recognized leader in the treatment of children and families.

FFYC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer who does not discriminate and follows all regulations under the Act as well as all the regulations under California's Fair Employment and Housing Act.

Fred Finch Youth Center partners with contracted providers to provide mental health services to residents of the following counties:

* Alameda County * Contra Costa County * Fresno County * Los Angeles County * Merced County * Napa County * Orange County *Placer County * Sacramento County * San Diego County * San Mateo County * Santa Clara County


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