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Sonoma State University

Psychology Internships


Agency & Contact Information

Agency Name: Verity
Address: 835 Piner Rd. Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Phone: (707) 545-7270
Supervisor: Daniela Bravo, Intervention Manager
Email: prevention@ourverity.org
Fax: (707) 545-8136
Website: http://www.ourverity.org

Internship Description

Job Title: Sexual Violence Prevention Educator

Compensation: N/A Volunteer/ Intern
Amount/Type: free training + certificate completion
Internship Length: at least 40 hours after certification
Hours Per Week: varies (flex), mostly during the 8-3pm hours

Population: Adolescents, Adults, Children, college students, juvenile justice refered youth
Focus: Prevention, & Education
Setting: Schools

Duties:

  • Complete 30* hour Prevention Educator Training
  • Co-facilitate workshops within school classrooms, staff agency booths for health and community fairs and co-facilitate other community education programs
  • Be able to, after training, help students break down the stereotypes and myths surrounding sexual assault
  • Serve as a role model in the classroom by addressing student questions and concerns
  • Conduct individual “talk time” sessions with students following workshops
  • Complete necessary workshop records and CPS reports (as needed)
  • Attend monthly in-service meetings

Qualifications:

  • 18 years old
  • Have an interest in and a commitment to the empowerment of children
  • Reliable trasportation and insurance

Additional Information:

  • Must pass fingerprinting prior to providing direct services

This internship was updated 11/30/12

last updated: 05.15.2013