Kaiser Permanente Psychology Doctoral Intern - Adult - Walnut Creek Internship in Clinical Psychology - Oakland in Oakland, California
Position meets all requirements for psychology pre-doctoral internship and follows the guidelines as set forth by California Board of Psychology, APPIC and APA. Position is designed to provide clinical supervision to psychology pre-doctoral interns who have prior experience working in a mental health setting. Internship is based in the departments of Psychology and/or Chemical Dependency, and serves primarily outpatient clientele. Position provides 2 hours per week of each of the following: individual supervision; group supervision; and didactic training. Supervision is provided by licensed psychologists. Position is 40-hour per week, one-year, temporary with benefits. This position ONLY pertains to the Northern California Mental Health Training Programs.
Essential Functions: - Provide assessment and psychotherapy to adults, adolescents, children, and/or families in a brief therapy model. Co-facilitate psychoeducational groups. Administer psychological tests and analyses, and write reports. Participate in regional, consortial, and departmental training activities. Maintain confidential patient files/records and information in a timely manner. Comply with regional and local policies and procedures. Comply with APA's Code of Ethics and state laws pertaining to the delivery of mental health services. Other duties as assigned. - Team-specific duties performed by pre-doctoral interns under the direct supervision of licensed psychologists: Adult Team:Provide individual and group counseling to adults in a brief therapy model. Child/Family Team:Provide counseling to children, adolescents, and families. Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP):Provide services to patients needing more intensive treatment for stabilization, in a stepped-down treatment program for patients recently discharged from inpatient psychiatric unit. Chemical Dependency:Provide services to patients who are in the contemplation phase, the early stages of their recovery, and patients with longer-term sobriety.Provide separate and conjoint treatments for family members. Chronic Pain Management:Provide services to patients who experience chronic pain, including teaching them pain management skills such as pacing, medication management, staying active, relaxation techniques and positive thinking. Behavioral Medicine:Provide services to patients whose presenting problem is related to the treatment of a physical problem or psychological issues arising from a medical condition. Provide services to patients who are experiencing emotional or stress-related problems concurrent to receiving treatment for a medical diagnosis or physical symptom.
Qualifications: Basic Qualifications: Experience - Successful completion of a practicum placement. Education - Master's degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology, or related field. - Currently enrolled in an APA-accredited psychology doctoral program leading to a Ph.D./Psy.D./Ed.D. in clinical or counseling psychology. Licenses, Certifications, Registrations - N/A.
Additional Requirements: - Candidate has advanced to doctoral candidacy status for Ph.D., Psy.D., or Ed.D. in clinical or counseling psychology in an APA-accredited program. - Demonstrated professional maturity and ethical integrity necessary for assuming professional responsibilities. - Demonstrated commitment to quality of service, teamwork, and participation in a highly interactive multidisciplinary clinic. - Demonstrated ability to complete multiple tasks/objectives in a timely manner. - Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.
Preferred Qualifications: - Experience in psychological assessment, diagnosis, and treatment using standard psychotherapeutic methods preferred. - Experience in working with chemical dependency, adult and/or child and adolescent populations preferred. - Successful completion of a practicum placement in an outpatient mental health setting preferred.
COMPANY Kaiser PermanenteTITLE Psychology Doctoral Intern - Adult - Walnut Creek Internship in Clinical Psychology - OaklandLOCATION Oakland, CAREQNUMBER 543018
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.