Chinatown Child Development Center (CCDC)nt
Keywords: APA, community mental health, youth, families
Application Deadline: March 1, 2023
Application Requirements:Email/cover letter and resume to apply. Provide 2-3 reference letters by the time of interview.
When do you accept/onboard new trainees? Fall (Aug/Sept)
Best point of contact for inquiries: Yvonne.firstname.lastname@example.org
Is there anything else you’d like prospective trainees to know? Chinatown Child Development Center (CCDC) is a comprehensive, outpatient community behavioral health clinic under the Department of Public Health, Community Behavioral Health Services. The clinic serves children, adolescents, and their families who are residents of San Francisco. The staff is multi-disciplinary, composed of psychiatrists, psychologists, licensed clinical social workers, licensed marriage and family therapists, and health worker. Most of the staff is bilingual and bicultural, reflecting the rich cultural heritage of the clients served. Staff language capacities include Cantonese, English, Mandarin, and Vietnamese.
CCDC offers a full range of outpatient services and mental health promotional activities. We serve children and youth under 18 years of age and their family members. Clinical services include individual, group, and family psychotherapy; psychological evaluation; assessment; medication evaluation and treatment, case management, and consultations to schools and community-based agencies. Therapeutic activities are conducted within a framework of cultural sensitivity and understanding. Outreach to the community is done through participation in community health fairs, media projects, and consultation liaisons with other community agencies and organizations.
Attachments: Practicum Flyer, Intern Handout