Traineeships and Practicums require an academic year commitment (last week of August through the third week of June) of approximately 20 hours per week, with the option to continue through the summer.
Positions are unpaid.
Weekly individual and group supervision are provided by experienced and licensed staff (MFT, LCSW, and clinical psychologist).
Didactic trainings throughout placement.
Group supervision on Wednesday mornings.
Individual supervision is scheduled between the intern and supervisor.
Applicants must be graduate students or post-graduate interns.
Benefits of Traineeships and Practicums with YFS
This program provides students an opportunity to see a wide variety of clients and respond to a range of presenting problems at multiple sites including in the Youth and Family Services clinic, elementary and secondary school sites, and at Fremont Police Department. Sessions can be video-taped for supervision purposes. This program allows the opportunity for collaborative work, both with our internal case managers and other agencies at the Family Resource Center, other City departments, schools, mental health, and probation. YFS provides services to a diverse population. Applicants with bilingual and/or bicultural skills are encouraged to apply.