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Sonoma State University

Psychology Internships


Agency & Contact Information

Agency Name: North Bay Veterans Resource Center
Address: 200 Montgomery Dr Ste C, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Phone: (707) 529-1247
Supervisor: James Luper, MFT
Email: jluper@vetsresource.org
Fax: (707) 528-6238
Website: www.vetsresource.org

Internship Description

Job Title: Intern

Compensation: Unpaid
Amount/Type: Unpaid
Internship Length: 1 semester -1 year
Hours Per Week: Min. around 8 hours/week

Population: Adults, Couples, Family, Multicultural, Seniors, Veterans
Focus: Crisis Intervention, Homeless, Mental Health, Substance Abuse.
Setting: Clinic, Community Agency, Residential Treatment

Duties: Assisting staff with providing services related to housing, substance abuse, mental health and case managment services in residential setting.

Qualifications: Ability to maintain appropriate boundaries and willingness to work with staff around professional behavior/skills. Ability to maintain kind, respectful presence in dealing with sometimes reactive clients. Interest in learning about veterans' issues, case managment, and individual/group counseling.

Additional Info: The program focuses on helping Homeless Veterans with co-occurring disorders return to a more stable, integrated life. We strive to maintain a fairly relaxed, friendly, respectful and family-like atmosphere. This is a busy, but supportive environment to get clinical experience working with a population with complex issues. At Hearn House, a 15-bed residential program for homeless veterans, residents undergo group and individual counseling and case management services.

 

This internship was updated 07/01/14

last updated: 07. 1.2014