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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.

Places to donate in Contra Costa:

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has declared a health advisory due to heavy smoke from the North Bay Fires. For more information visit

West County Child And Adolescent Mental Health Services

Internship Opportunities

303 41st Street,
Richmond, CA 94805

Placement Openings

  • 4-5 Total Positions available for MFT/MSW 2nd year Trainees, 3rd year Psy.D./Ph.D. Trainees and/or post-graduate Registered Interns
  • 20-24 hours per week, Monday through Friday
  • Required days: Wednesdays:9:00am-12:00pm, Thursdays: 9:00am-3:00pm
  • Placements available September through June

Program Description

West County Child and Adolescent Services (WCCAS) is a Children and Adolescent outpatient mental health clinic located in Richmond but serves the entire West Contra Costa County area. The clinic serves racially, ethnically, linguistically, sexually and gender diverse children and youth between the ages of 5 and 18 and their families.

Clinical services provided include conducting psychosocial intakes, individual, family and group psychotherapy, as well as providing diagnosis, crisis intervention, psychiatric support/medication management, school and community outreach, consultation and case management services. WCCAS works from a strength based and team-oriented perspective and clinical services include Wraparound, Family Partner and other family and parent support services. Services are primarily clinic and school based, but may also include some home-based service provision.

Bilingual and culturally diverse trainees/interns are especially encouraged to apply.

To Apply

BAPIC Applicants: Please mail cover letter, resume, and 3 letters of recommendation by 2/22/17.
All Other Applicants: Please mail cover letter, resume, and 3 letters of recommendation by 4/1/17.

Margie Burton, Psy.D.
Mental Health Program Supervisor
West County Child and Adolescent Services
303 41st Street,
Richmond, CA 94805