Native American Health Center - Strong Families Tribal Home Visiting Project

Location: 3124 International Blvd
Oakland CA 94601
Age Group Served: Teens, Pregnant Women, and Caregivers of children ages 0-3
Program Description: Strong Families Tribal Home Visiting Project at the Native American Health Center offers weekly to bi-weekly home visits to pregnant or parenting Native American families with children ages 0-3. The curriculum-based program offers parenting and child development education and support, screening, life skills building, breastfeeding, childbirth, and maternal health support, and referrals for families in Alameda County. A Positive Indian Parenting support group is held weekly on-site. Care coordination, strengths-based, wrap around services key. Interns responsible for assisting with ongoing rigorous evaluation for grant compliance.
Placement Period: 6 months to 1 year
Program/Placement Hours: 10+hrs/week preferred
Preferred Discipline / Experience: MSW or MPH candidate, or any relevant health, counseling, or maternal and child health focused field
First or Second Year Students: N/A
Supervision & Support: 1 hr bi-weekly supervision with supervisor (licensed if necessary).
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Application Due Date: Rolling basis
Stipends Available: May be eligible to apply for the ACBHCS Graduate Intern Stipend Program, up to $6,000 for a minimum of 720 internship hours, awarded through a competitive process.