Psychology
Practicum Extern

Integrated
Solutions

Santa Clara

South Bay Consortium Santa Clara Homestead Site is located near the Kaiser Santa Clara Medical Center established in 1984, as one of the first Regional Kaiser Medical Center facilities in the Bay Area. The Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center provides high quality medical and psychiatric health care to nearly 300,000 members in Northern California. More than 485 physicians and 4300 staff members service our members with satellite clinics in Campbell, Milpitas, Mountain View and Skyport/San Jose. The San Francisco Bay Area is a geographically and ethnically diverse area with amazing natural resources, incredible intellectual resources, and dynamic human resources.

The South Bay Consortium is located in the heart of the Silicon Valley – home to many leading tech giants, such as Google, Facebook, Apple, Twitter, Intel, Uber, Netflix, eBay, LinkedIn, and YouTube and a remarkable culture of technology and service industry start-ups. Our patient population is incredibly diverse, representing the larger Bay Area in terms of cultural, ethnic, racial, income, gender, age, functionality, and other aspects of diversity. Our integrated team is comprised of seasoned professionals who will help you explore your professional career goals and find unique training experiences to fit your growth needs.

Program Highlights

The Kaiser Santa Clara offers cutting-edge training in a supportive and warm environment. Our staff are open-minded, well versed in the latest evidence-based treatment modalities and encourage all of our trainees to contribute to a culture of growth and learning. Practicum students are made to feel welcome and are truly valued as part of our team. We provide a lot of support and structure so that everyone can learn in our fast-paced integrated healthcare environment.

Our staff consists of a vibrant mix of psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, marriage and family therapists, postdoctoral residents, and practicum students. In addition to individual psychotherapy and medication management, our clinic hosts over 60 groups each week for various populations and presenting problems (examples include Depression, PTSD, DBT, Bipolar, Anxiety, Insomnia, Mindfulness, and much more!). We’re a tight-knit clinic and think of ourselves as family. We value trainees who work well with others and are open and receptive to feedback. Trainees who are hard-working,

We seek energetic and enthusiastic psychology practicum students who enjoy working in a culturally and clinically diverse environment and are open to learning integrated healthcare model. If you can balance the requirements of working in closely aligned teams with strong ethics for independent consistent clinical work, you will thrive in this challenging and inspiring clinic setting. Our selection process will take into account breadth and quality of your previous training experience with a particular emphasis on personal and professional maturity, thoughtfulness of your expressed career goals, and flexibility in your training needs.

Here are some of our setting’s highlights:
•Incredibly diverse patient population
•Open-door welcoming clinic atmosphere
•Adult, Child & Adolescent, and Addiction Psychiatry located in the same building – easy to visit and learn!
•Individual Psychotherapy
•Group Psychotherapy
•Psychoeducational Classes
•Psychological Consultations
•Interdisciplinary Case Consultations

Clinical Service Opportunities

Practicum students will be expected to engage in a range of services offered at the Adult Psychiatry Department, including providing individual and group psychotherapy, brief case management, staff consultations and care coordination across multiple psychiatric and medical providers.

Practicum students will be expected to engage in a range of services offered at the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Department, including providing individual and group psychotherapy, brief case management, staff consultations and care coordination across multiple psychiatric and medical providers.

Schedule

Direct Patient Care: 8-13 hours (varies by position)
• Supervision: 2-3 hours
• Indirect patient care 5-7 hours (varies by position

Didactic Training

• Adult Psychopharmacology Pediatric Psychopharmacology
• Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) Bariatric Psychology
• Culture & Diversity in Emergency Room Evaluations Transgender & Nonbinary Care
• Assessment of Adult ADHD Chronic Medical Issues & End of Life
• Intimate Partner Violence Traumatic Brain Injury

Location

19000 E. Homestead Road, Building 2
Cupertino, CA 95014

Training Director

Olga Rosito, PhD
Consortium Training Director

olga.rosito@kp.org

408-366-4278