Mental Health Trainee/Intern

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Catholic Charities East Bay

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Position Summary:

This position has primary responsibility for providing mental health services to children, youth, and families impacted by violence in the East Bay Area. Program services include clinical case management services to Catholic Charities’ school-based mental health services, Experience Hope for Teens, which provides culturally competent, trauma-informed trauma treatment services to middle and high school youth in Oakland and West Contra Costa. Additional positions may also include clinical case management for the families and loved ones of homicide victims and other survivors of violent crime in Oakland and Alameda County. Pre-Masters-level trainees and Associate Marriage and Family Therapists (AMFT) and Associate Social Workers (ASW) will deliver evidence-based trauma treatment to youth and families and be required to maintain fidelity to program and treatment models under supervision from a licensed clinician.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Learn, adhere to, and deliver evidence-based treatment models used by the program
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with school personnel, parents, and community members.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of clients from diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Conduct home visits
  • Partner with school staff, community organizations, and government agencies on needs of clients and their families.
  • Adhere to agency and program data collection requirements

Mandatory Requirement:
Be a registered AMFT or ASW with the Board of Behavioral Sciences or be currently enrolled in an accredited professional school of social work or university preparing students for California licensure as an LCSW, MFT or psychologist.

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About Catholic Charities East Bay


433 Jefferson Street, Oakland, CA 94607, US

Mission Statement

Catholic Charities East Bay works with youth, children, and families to promote resilience, strengthen families, and pursue safety and justice.


Catholic Charities East Bay provides innovative solutions to help people who struggle with poverty and other complex issues. We work with youth, children, and families to promote self-sufficiency, strengthen families and pursue safety and justice. Help is offered through counseling, case management, financial support when facing a housing crisis, and more. We serve and work in partnership with all and celebrate the diversity of our community, including people of all backgrounds, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, and religious or spiritual affiliation or belief.

Learn more about how we are making a difference in the East Bay.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Children & Youth
Emergency & Safety


We'll work with your schedule.


433 Jefferson StreetOaklandOakland, CA 94607



  • Youth Services
  • Child Welfare
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Advocacy
  • Case Work / Management
  • Conflict Resolution




  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Requests that interested applicants commit to 9 months (2 semesters) – 2 to 3 days per week
  • Ability to drive to and from schools and community meetings in personal vehicle. Proof of insurance and access to reliable incurred vehicle. TB test, Fingerprinting and background check with clearance to work with youth.

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