Fieldwork Opportunities - Orange County
Graduate Fieldwork Placements follow a standard school year schedule beginning in the fall and ending in the spring/early summer. First year students are required to work at least 16 hours per week and second year students are required to work at least 16 hours per week and second year students are required to work 20-24 hours per week. Exact schedules are decided on with the supervising clinician according to the students’ availability and the program’s needs.
Undergraduate Internships require a commitment of at least 10 hours a week with preferred length of internship to be 6 months or more. Due to the sensitive needs of the kids and families we serve, we ask that students assist in providing a healthy transition into and out of our kids and families lives. Exact schedules are decided on with the supervising staff according to the students’ availability and the program’s needs.
Students are provided with the following opportunities:
- An intensive orientation to Seneca’s population served, values, philosophy, and practice at the beginning of their fieldwork placement.
- An opportunity to conduct hands-on fieldwork
- Training and supervision focused on the Seneca treatment model.
- Multiple and varying training opportunities presented on a wide range of topics applicable to working with children and their families.
- Weekly supervision provided by a Seneca Clinician with an appropriate degree or license.
- Weekly group supervision when applicable to the student’s fieldwork agreement.
- Be part of an agency dedicated to helping provide permanent families to allow the children to thrive.