STUDENT TRAINING PROGRAM
At Child & Family Center, we are committed to the development of passionate and skilled clinicians interested in acquiring the clinical skills needed to thrive in a community mental health setting. Training programs are available for graduate students in Psychology, and Marriage and Family Therapy.
OUR STUDENT TRAINING PROGRAM OFFERS
- Exposure to a client population that is ethnically and culturally diverse.
- A supportive learning environment to develop foundational skills in community behavioral health services for children, families, and adults.
- Intensive training and curriculum with an emphasis on client-centered engagement, diagnosis, and evidence-based treatment.
- Onsite mentoring and supervision by highly experienced clinicians and other allied mental health professionals who are committed to the success of students.
For more information on Practicum and Internship training opportunities at Child & Family Center, please see discipline specific information and application requirements below.
We accept student applications for Fall start dates. For specific information please contact our Quality, Training & Compliance Department: StudentTraining@childfamilycenter.org
Amy Warren, PsyD, Manager of Training & Education
Dr. Warren is a licensed psychologist specializing in children’s mental health with over twenty years of experience working with child and families in various settings. For the last ten years, she has provided trauma informed mental health services to children and families in community mental health settings. Dr. Warren currently serves as Manager of Training & Education where she oversees graduate level practicum and internship programs, serves as a clinical supervisor for psychology and MFT trainees, and serves as the administrator for the APA Continuing Education (CE) program. Dr. Warren is certified in various evidence-based practices, including Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Seeking Safety, Motivational Interviewing (MI), Incredible Years (IY) Social Skills Group Facilitator, Triple P, and is rostered as a practitioner and supervisor in Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP).
Kelly Dorsey, PhD, Manager of Clinical & Student Training
Dr. Kelly Dorsey is the Manager of Clinical & Student Training and Child & Family Center, and she has over 15 years of experience providing mental health services. As a licensed psychologist, she specializes in providing therapy and conducting psychological assessments with children, teens, and families. In addition, she is passionate about training, and enjoys supporting others in their learning. Dr. Dorsey is trained and certified in various evidence-based practices. Some of these include: Trauma Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Managing and Adapting Practices, Crisis Oriented Recovery Services, Seeking Safety, and Motivational Interviewing.
Dr. Dorsey received a B.A. degree from the University of California, Irvine, majoring in psychology and political science. She continued her studies in clinical psychology at the California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University, Los Angeles, earning an M.A. and Ph.D. Throughout her mental health career, she has specialized in working in community mental health settings. In her current role as Manager of Clinical & Student Training, she oversees and supervises graduate level students who are gaining clinical experience and working towards completing their degrees in the mental health field. In addition, Dr. Dorsey manages and supervises the psychological testing services provided at the agency.