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Sonoma State University

Psychology Internships

Agency & Contact Information

Agency Name: California Parenting Institute
Address: 3650 Standish Avenue/Santa Rosa, CA 95407
Phone: (707) 585-6108 x103
Supervisor: Grace Harris, Parent Resources Director
Fax: 707-585-6155

Internship Description

Job Title: Intern/trainee (3 Internships available)

Compensation: unpaid
Internship Length: 1 semester minimum
Hours Per Week: Varies

Population: Adolescents, Adults, Children, Couples, Family, Multicultural
Focus: Child Development, Parenting, Education, Mental Health, Quality Research
Setting: Community Agency

Duties: Interns may help with referrals and case management/advocacy. May assist with groups or work one on one with children while parents are receiving services. May help with class set up and some administrative duties. Also may do follow up phone calls to help research quality and effectiveness of services. Interns interested in agency outreach are welcomed - this would provide an opportunity at community events to let professionals and families know more about how to access our services.

Qualifications: Experience and/or maturity; ability and patience to work with challenging clients who may be in crisis; willingness to learn about community resources. Must be reliable and organized. Bilingual, Spanish-speaking a plus.

Additional Information: May also work at our counseling agency.

This internship was updated 8/21/12

last updated: 05.15.2013