Traineeships & Practicums with YFS 

About Counseling Traineeships and Practicums

Traineeships and Practicums require an academic year commitment (mid August 2022 through early June 2023) of approximately 20-25 hours per week, with the option to continue through the summer 2023.
  • Positions are unpaid.
  • Weekly individual and group supervision are provided by experienced and licensed staff (LMFT, LCSW, and clinical psychologist).
  • Didactic trainings throughout placement on Wednesdays 12 pm - 2 pm. 
  • Group supervision on Wednesday mornings.
  • Individual supervision is scheduled between the intern and supervisor.
  • Applicants must be graduate students or post-graduate associates registered with the Board of Behavioral Sciences.
Benefits of Traineeships and Practicums with YFS
This program provides students an opportunity to see a wide variety of clients and respond to a range of presenting problems at multiple sites including in the Youth and Family Services clinic, elementary and secondary school sites. Sessions can be video-taped for supervision purposes. This program allows the opportunity for collaborative work, both with our internal case managers and other agencies at the Family Resource Center, other City departments, schools, mental health, and probation. YFS provides services to a diverse population. Applicants with bilingual and/or bicultural skills are encouraged to apply.
Apply here!