POSITION SUMMARY:

The Stonewall Project is seeking clinical interns for our counseling program dedicated to providing harm reduction–based substance use and mental health treatment to gay men, transmen who have sex with men, and other men who have sex with men (MSM) who have drug and/or alcohol issues.
Clinical interns at the Stonewall Project will receive:
 

  • Experience providing individual counseling, group counseling, walk-in counseling, and prevention and health education using harm reduction, cognitive-behavioral, and relational approaches
  • Individual and group supervision with experienced LMFT and LCSW clinicians
  • Weekly didactic training and related activities addressing clinical, cultural, and scientific issues relevant to integrated substance use, mental health, and HIV counseling within the G/MSM community
  • Monthly didactic and experiential training in motivational interviewing techniques
  • Our program hours are 11:30am–8:00pm Monday through Thursday and 8:30am–5:00pm Friday.


EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Our internship is 20 hours per week, and a one-year commitment is required. We accept applications from students enrolled in master's programs in counseling, psychology, or social work (MA, MS, MSW, MEd); post-master's MFT Interns, PCC Interns, and ASWs; and alcohol and drug counselors seeking California certification. Prior experience with harm reduction approaches, substance use counseling, or working with the LGBTQI community desired (but not required). Candidates of color, Spanish-speaking bilingual/bicultural candidates, HIV-positive candidates, and candidates successfully using harm reduction or 12-step principles in their own lives are especially encouraged to apply.
This position will have access to protected health information (PHI) and may only access, use or disclose the minimum information necessary to perform their designated role on behalf of San Francisco AIDS Foundation, regardless of the extent of access provided.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Skill in operating office equipment such as a personal computer, copy machine and telephone system. Ability to perform routine bending, stooping, twisting, and reaching. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this internship. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
This position is primarily located at 1035 Market Street; San Francisco, however may require traveling to other office locations or off-site meetings as required by the job.
The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for personnel so classified.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT:
The San Francisco AIDS Foundation is an Equal Opportunity employer. We actively seek applications from people living with HIV/AIDS, and other disabilities, women, gay men, lesbians, transgender, queer and people of color.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

APPLICATION PROCESS:
To apply, please complete the form below and upload a resume and cover letter. Two letters of reference are also required, and you may upload one or both of these with your application. (Otherwise, we will ask for your letters of reference at a later time.)
Applications should be submitted by February 28, 2018 for priority consideration. Applications submitted after February 28 will be considered on a rolling basis until all internships are filled.

Internships at SFAF follow the Department of Labor's internship programs standards.


 

 

 

This is a non-management position
This is an internship position

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