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Health Advisory Lifted for Pittsburg and Antioch

Last updated: 5:39 a.m. Friday, March 27, 2015

The health advisory for Pittsburg and Antioch has been lifted. The advisory was issued for people with respiratory sensitivities this morning after a chemical release at Dow Chemical in Pittsburg. Contra Costa HazMat staff are investigating the incident. More information will be posted as it becomes available.

Consultation and Assessment Team

Internship Opportunities

2425 Bisso Lane, Ste 200
Concord, CA 94520

Placement Openings

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

  • Minimum 20 hours per week, Monday through Friday.
  • Required: Friday required for staff meetings and supervision, Thursdays for group supervision, 3rd Wednesday of each month for county-wide training.
  • 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.
  • CAPIC/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. 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.

To Apply

CAPIC Applicants: CAT will not be interviewing CAPIC interns for the 2015-2016 academic year.
BAPIC Applicants and others: Send cover letter, resume and 3 letters of reference to:

Steven Cloutier, PhD
Consultation and Assessment Team
2425 Bisso Lane, Ste 235
Concord, CA 94520

BAPIC Applicants follow BAPIC deadlines.
All others apply by March 1, 2015