Senior Support Program of the Tri-Valley (SSPTV)

Location 5353 Sunol Blvd. Pleasanton, CA 94566
Age Group Served Older Adults (60+)
Program Description The In-Home Counseling Program of the SSPTV has Trainees and Interns who go into Senior’s homes and provides counseling for mental health issues that are interfering with their quality of life and ability to function.
Placement Period August - June
Program/Placement Hours 5-10 hours per week--Trainees
20 hours per week--Interns
Preferred Discipline / Experience MA in Counseling student, MSW graduate student, MFTI, LCSWI Experience with Older Adults preferred. Counseling experience helpful.
First or Second Year Students Second Year only w/ counseling classes completed.
Supervision & Support: Individual and group supervision is with a Licensed MFT. Ongoing support is in person and by phone.
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Application Due Date: May 30, 2013
Stipends Available: $200 per month for the next 8 months. After this stipends may not be available.

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.