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Sonoma State University

Psychology Internships


Agency & Contact Information

Agency Name: The Wellness & Advocacy Center
Address: 3400 Chanate Road, Santa Rosa 95404
Phone: (707) 565-7804
Supervisor: Amy Breckenridge, Manager
Email: abreckenridge@gire.org
Fax: 707-565-7838
Website: wellnessandadvocacy.org

Internship Description

Job Title: Intern

Compensation: Unpaid
Amount/Type: Access to many of our services as members; Certificate of Completion; Training in self-helf principles & peer support.
Internship Length: 1 Semester+ / Summer OK
Hours Per Week: Flexible (minimum 2 hours/week)

Population: Adults, Seniors, Multicultural
Focus: Mental Health, Outreach, Education, Human Resource Management, Other (Self-Help Center housing, employment resources, community education, support groups, peer counseling & advocacy).
Setting: Community Agency

Duties: Art Room assistance, Bilingual/Spanish assistance, Computer Lab assistance, Gardening assistance, Kitchen assistance, Office/Administrative assistance. (Please contact for more details).

Qualifications: The most desired quality for these positions is the ability to work with people who live with mental health difficulties. We are willing train and work with you, however, experiences and/or maturity are a plus.

Additional Information: This is a great opportunity for a student to experience and connect with our unique Client-Run Self-Help Center with hands-on experience. We look forward to giving non-consumer students an opportunity to learn how peer-run services work and also encourage students with mental health challenges to take part in our program.

This internship was updated 8/21/12

last updated: 05.15.2013