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West County Child And Adolescent Services

Internship Opportunities


303 41st Street,
Richmond, CA 94805

Placement Openings

  • Two MSW or MFT 2nd year Trainees or post-graduate Interns
  • Two Doctoral 2nd and 3rd year practicum students
  • 16 – 20 hours per week, Monday through Friday
  • Required days: Wednesdays 9:00am-12:00pm, Thursdays 9:00am-12:00pm
  • Placements available September through June

Program Description

West County Child and Adolescent Services is a children’s outpatient clinic in the inner city of Richmond, California. The clinic serves a culturally, ethnically, and linguistically diverse population primarily made up of African-American, Latino, White, and Asian Pacific Islander clients. The clinic serves children and adolescents between the ages of 5 and 18, and their families.

Clinical services provided include individual, family and group psychotherapy, intake assessment and diagnosis, crisis intervention, psychiatric support/medication management, school and community outreach, consultation and case management. Other supportive services include Wraparound services and parent support services.

Bilingual and bicultural trainees are especially encouraged to apply.

To Apply

Doctoral students: please mail cover letter, resume, and 3 letters of recommendation by BAPIC deadline, 2/20/15.
Others: please mail cover letter, resume, and 3 letters of recommendation by 4/1/15 to: Manuel Fernandez, Psy.D.

Manuel E. Fernandez, Psy.D.
West County Child and Adolescent Services
303 41st Street
Richmond, CA 94805
Manuel.Fernandez@hsd.cccounty.us