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Clinical Internship Training Program

Company: Bay Area Community Resources
Location: San Rafael
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Job DescriptionJob DescriptionBay Area Community ResourcesClinical Internship Training ProgramPay: Unpaid InternshipNew Perspectives/BACR Marin: Our mission is to support the healthy development of youth and families in Marin County. Our programs provide school and community-based counseling services designed to foster resilience and growth through skills-enhancing activities. We respond to and address a broad spectrum of needs through program flexibility and community partnerships.BACR Mission: BACR promotes the healthy development of individuals, families and communities. We provide services that address a range of human needs; create opportunities for all those we help to provide services to others; develop cooperative relationships with other groups to increase our impact; and work to build community in all we do.About BACR: BACR serves youth, adults and families in over 40 schools and local communities in the counties of Marin, Contra Costa, Alameda, San Francisco, San Mateo and Santa Clara. The majority of services impact individuals and their families through prevention, intervention and treatment services across a wide range of community needs including problems associated with alcohol, tobacco and drugs.The InternshipTraining: The didactic training begins with an intensive one-two week orientation that provides information about the agency, an introduction to internship, and an overview of the program structure and model. This orientation offers initial training on risk and resiliency, working in the school, legal and ethical issues, assessments, interviewing, substance abuse, treatment planning, record keeping, and cultural diversity. The orientation is structured to provide interns with enough initial information to begin work in the schools.Expectations:Interns make a time commitment of 20 hours per week for one full school year.Interns are assigned to an elementary, middle or high schoolInterns carry a caseload of 8 10 students for individual counseling.Facilitate a minimum of one group each in the school. In some instances, interns may provide more group counseling hours, depending on school-site needs and intern-supervisor decisions.Provide family collaterals, consultation, and family therapy when appropriate. Work cooperatively with school personnel.On some school sites, it is possible to accompany staff counselors and provide classroom education on topics, such as substance abuse prevention and positive school interaction.Keep accurate and timely records of all contacts and submit monthly statistics.Attend one hour of individual supervision, two hours of group supervision, and two hours of didactic training each Wednesday afternoon 1-5 pm.Telehealth: This past year we have seen the positive impact of telehealth services that have allowed us to support the community to, despite remote learning. BACR interns will be trained to administer telehealth counseling to reach students who would otherwise be unable to participate in our school based, mental health counseling program.Supervision: Individual supervision will focus on the development of sound clinical judgment and of the intern"s expertise in assessment and treatment planning, psychotherapy and crisis interventions. The emphasis is also on how to provide skillful clinical services in a school setting, and the practical aspects of interacting successfully in the school and larger community. All supervisors are licensed clinicians and have extensive experience working with schools. Writing progress notes and audio taping are a regular part of supervision.Group supervision: will focus on training issues and on specific cases in a small group format. Interns will learn to do formal case presentations and will gain support for working students, their families and the schools. Audiotapes and/or transcriptions of specific sessions are required for case presentations.Requirements: Currently enrolled in a graduate program for Marriage and Family Therapy, OR Professional Clinical Counselor, OR PsyD, OR Clinical PhD. OR recent graduate of these programs currently receiving associate hours from BBS.Job Types: Part-time, InternshipPay: Unpaid Internship

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