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Last updated: October 16, 2017, 1:40 pm

How to help North Bay Wildfire Victims:

Wildfire relief organizations prefer monetary donations at this time. For safety reasons, and to avoid blocking emergency traffic, please don’t bring donations to areas affected by wildfires.

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Consultation and Assessment Team

Internship Opportunities


2425 Bisso Lane, Ste 200
Concord, CA 94520

Placement Openings

2 placements available for 2nd or 3rd year PhD and PsyD Practicum trainees, interns, externs or post-docs. All students receive the same training experience.

  • 20-24 hours per week, Monday through Friday.
  • Required: Wednesday and Thursday 9am-12pm. Primary supervisor is on site Monday, Thursday and Friday, so students should plan on being here at least either Monday or Friday for individual supervision in addition to Wednesdays and Thursdays.
  • Placement available September through June. Early start or late finish is possible if intern desires, as long as the contract is completed.
  • Requires completion of assessment classes and some experience working with significantly disturbed children & adolescents.
  • BAPIC approved program.

Program Description

The Consultation and Assessment Team Conducts psychological evaluations on children who have been removed from the home due to severe abuse and/or neglect to answer diagnostic questions and to aid with treatment and placement planning. CAT also conducts psychological evaluations of parents who have had their children removed in order to determine treatment needs, assess risk factors and assist with family reunification planning. All families are involved with the Child Welfare System, and referrals come from Children and Family Services social workers. Consultation with social workers and the gathering of extensive collateral information is also necessary. Interns/trainees write detailed written reports, which go to the court addressing treatment recommendations, risk assessment and reunification planning.

This is primarily an assessment site. It may be possible to arrange a therapy case during the year if needed, but the main focus is on conducting psychological assessments.

To Apply

Send cover letter, resume and 3 letters of reference by 2/22/17 to:

Steven Cloutier, PhD
Consultation and Assessment Team
2425 Bisso Lane, Ste 200
Concord, CA 94520
925-521-5726
steve.cloutier@hsd.cccounty.us