BHCS Criminal Justice Mental Health, Court Advocacy Program

Location: Hayward, Oakland, Dublin
Age Group Served: Adults, 18 years +
Program Description: Advocate for incarcerated individual’s who suffer from severe and chronic mental illness by connecting them to mental health treatment and services as oppose to further incarceration. Advocacy occurs in the court room setting. Conduct clinical assessments and release planning
Placement Period: 6 months to year (flexible)
Program/Placement Hours: 9am to 4pm
Preferred Discipline / Experience: Social welfare, social work, mental health specialty, psychology
First or Second Year Students: Second year student preferred, 1st year students ok as well
Supervision & Support: Individual supervision 1 hour/week. Monthly training in various clinical topics offered through Criminal Justice Mental Health, access to training provided through ACBHCS
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Application Due Date: open
Stipends Available: Eligible to apply for county stipend through ACBHCS