|Title||Advanced Cohort Application, MFTI or ASW ONLYApply Now|
|Location||Pacific Center for Human Growth (Berkeley, CA)|
Pacific Center’s Clinical Services Training Program provides LGBTQ-competent training for the next generation of mental health professionals. Interns and trainees enrolled in our year long program deliver psychotherapy services to the diverse East Bay LGBTQ community while earning hours towards licensure. Didactic trainings, supervision and mentorship are provided by licensed clinicians who generously donate their time.
This position requires a commitment of 8 client hours per week, which can take place anytime between 9am to 9pm Monday through Friday and 9am to 5pm Saturday. Orientation takes place in the first month and attendance is mandatory. Client assignments start immediately upon completion of orientation. The Third Cohort is for experienced interns with some LGBT competency.
Applicants must be available on Mondays, from 11am – 1pm for weekly Group Supervision, otherwise your schedule is flexible.
Applicants must be comfortable working in Windows-based environment and proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel and Access; basic knowledge of Google Mail & Google Apps for Non-Profits; basic experience with Adobe Acrobat/Reader or similar PDF software; Previous experience with practice management software or other billing and payment software helpful, but not required.
NOTE: Pacific Center does not utilize electronic records management software — all charting is manual. Applicants must be able to work in a physical charting environment with reasonable accommodations, when needed.
Pacific Center’s Clinical Services Training Program is an unpaid internship position for the first year.
Applicants are invited to submit electronically the application form, resume, and responses to the five applicant questions, and mail two (2) signed Letters of Recommendation to:
ATTN: Review Committee
2712 Telegraph Ave
Berkeley, CA 94706
The intent of this application is to help us develop some sense of who you are as a person, as well as an understanding of who you are growing into as a clinician. We are interested in knowing why you are interested in working with the LGBTQ community, what experience you already have in dealing with any marginalized segment of the general population, and what you hope to gain as well as what you will bring to this experience.
Although most of our clientele come from the LGBTQ community, there is also diversity across many strata, including age, class, race, gender, sexual identity, and ethnicity. If selected to work here you should expect to work with clients who represent any number of combinations of these different demographic identifiers.
What you will need to complete the online application form:
Name, phone number, and mailing address of two (2) clinical references
Each applicant is expected to answer the five questions below and upload your responses into the online application form. With the exception of Question 1, limit responses to no more than 1 (8 1/2 x 11) page for each question. We recommend you copy and paste these questions into a Microsoft Word document. Uploadable file formats: doc, docx, and pdf.
The Pacific Center utilizes a rolling admission policy and applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. All applicants will be notified electronically regarding the status of their application and receipt of required materials.
Pacific Center for Human Growth is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from individuals who will contribute to its diversity.