Healing families. Strengthening communities.

Training Structure for the Clinical Internship Program

The Clinical Internship Program is designed to last 9 to 12 months based on academic requirements and agency needs. Clinical Interns are required to work a minimum of 20 hours per week. Clinical Interns will attend the following weekly components:

  • Individual supervision - 1 to 2 hours as required by licensing board
  • Group supervision - 2 hours
  • Didactic training - minimum of 2 hours
  • Staff meeting - 1 to 2 hours

Clinical Services

Clinical Interns will provide the following to children and their families during their training year:

  • Individual Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Initial Intake Evaluations
  • Psycho-education
  • Skill Development
  • Case Management
  • Risk Assessment and Management
  • Multi-provider Coordination
  • Development of other community supports

Clinical Caseload (based on Part-time Intern Status)

  • Individuals and/or families - minimum of 4 to 6
  • Groups - 1 to 2

Didactic Training

Recent training topics include:

  • Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
  • Engagement with Children and Families
  • Family Genograms
  • Child Sexual Abuse Treatment
  • Sandplay Therapy
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Childhood Bipolar Disorder
  • LGBT Clinical Issues
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Therapy
  • Therapeutic Frame
  • Art Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Elimination Disorders
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders

Clinical Supervisors are qualified by either the BBS, The California Board of Psychology or the Council for Social Work School Accreditation. 

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