Internship Opportunity

Types of Training...

Our interns receive approximately six hours per week of training and supervision and provide about 24 hours of direct service to clients. Direct service includes individual, family and group therapy. Interns work with a multidisciplinary team. Interns have the opportunity to co-lead Domestic Violence classes and groups. They also participate in workshops and parenting classes; attend special events designed for community outreach. In addition, they participate in psychological assessments and learn how to write reports for immigration cases. Furthermore, they assist with psychological testing (implementation of the tests, scoring, writing, process and feedback sessions). 

 

In-service trainings by experts in the community are conducted every month; quality control training for record-keeping; completion of assessment measures, surveys and EBP’s documentation. Attend and participate in meetings, conferences, and consultations with other community based agencies/representatives.

 

Specialized training opportunities are provided by experts in the areas of multicultural awareness, intervention, and treatment. Cultural issues are incorporated into individual and group supervision, as well as addressed in case reviews and seminars. Supervision available in both English and Spanish 

Responsibilities...

Interns are responsible for maintaining a regular schedule, coming prepared to supervision and trainings, and scheduling and managing their clinical case load. They become a valued member of the The Center for Family Wellness clinical team and attend office and departmental meetings and trainings. They are expected to adhere to all agency standards and expectations. 

Theoretical Orientation...

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy; Trauma-focused CBT; Structural Family Therapy (SFT) 

Supervision and Training...

 Students will receive at least 1 hour/week of individual supervision and at least 2 hours/week of group supervision. They will also have in-service trainings by experts in the community, at least once per month.   

Application Procedure...

After receiving approval from the Division of Professional Field Training, please email your CV, cover letter and two letters of recommendation to Dr. Jose Corena at drcorena@abhs.co

Deadline to submit all required documentation is February, 28 at 5:00 p.m.

Miscellaneous...

This training begins in early September and ends in late August. Two weeks of vacation will be arranged with a supervisor. There is flexibility on selected days, with the agency being open Monday-Saturday. Availability is required on Thursdays. Interns will receive a $10,000 stipend for the year. Disability access is only available at the Van Nuys Site. Spanish speaking students are strongly preferred.

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