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East County Adult Mental Health Services

Internship Opportunities

2311 Loveridge Road, 2nd Floor
Pittsburg, CA 94565-5117

Placement Openings

2 Masters level trainees (MSW/MFT) for 1st and 2nd year students.

  • Minimum 16-24 hours per week, 2-3 days/week.
  • Placement begins Sept. 4, 2019 and ends by June 19, 2020.
  • Required attendance: 2 hours of group supervision (Wednesday 9-11) and 1 hour per week individual supervision.
  • Required training: 3rd Wednesday of each month 9am-12pm, for countywide training.
  • Required participation in a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Trainees will be taught and required to co-facilitate a group therapy.
  • Bicultural and bilingual individuals strongly encouraged to apply.

Program Description

East Contra Costa County Adult Mental Health serves a culturally diverse community of people struggling with severe and persistent mental illness and/or co-occurring disorders. Services provided are: psychiatric medication support, psychiatric nursing care, individual, family and group therapy along with community based case management services.

Trainees will learn crisis intervention, assessment and treatment planning skills and will be exposed to various treatment modalities and differential diagnosis. As a trainee you will have an opportunity to conduct psychosocial assessments, collaborate on diagnoses and provide therapy. Interns will work closely within a multi-disciplinary team which includes: psychiatrists, nurses, licensed therapists and community support staff.

To Apply

Mail or email cover letter, resume and 2 letters of recommendation by April 1, 2019 to:
Patti Dillard, LCSW
East County Adult Mental Health
2311 Loveridge Rd, 2nd Floor
Pittsburg, CA 94565-5117
Phone: 925-431-2755
Fax: 925-431-2644