Volunteer Psychoeducator, unpaid, needed to lead graduating seniors from a charter school, serving first and second generation Latino students in preparation for their transition to Universities or colleges away from home. The Psychoeducation program curriculum addresses anxiety around their planned transition from home to college come Fall. Parent support and preparation group also available. The students are the first in their families to be attending college. As part of the Senior project, each student will prepare a Family Story Book based on the story of their family's having overcome hardship, trauma and adversity Psychoeducator should have good teaching skills and ideally be familiar with mental health concepts and counseling. Spanish-speaking skill preferred.
25 North 14th Street, Suite 505, San Jose, CA 95112, US
A multi-cultural, service, research and training center for the promotion of resilience in refugees and immigrants
The specific purpose of this corporation is for service, research and training:
To provide counseling, psycho- educational services and cultural awareness programs for newcomer families and their children that is respectful of ethnic values and diverse views, including State Laws pertaining to Child Protection, Domestic Violence, Educational, Immigration and other areas.
To provide a setting for professionals who work with stressed families in newcomer and other circumstances to gain knowledge and skills to help them be effective in their work.
To develop a knowledge base for dissemination of practices, methods and concepts for use in the broad mental health and Social Services field.