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Theresa Billeci
Executive Director

P. O. Box 2000
Porterville, CA 93258-2000
Public: (559) 782-2222
TDD: (559) 781-7822

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Social Work Internship

Porterville Developmental Center

The Social Work Field Internship is committed to providing high quality training in social work. The agency provides rich clinical exposure and opportunities for students to gain experience in individual case work/counseling, group work, teaching independent living skills and case management.

Through supervision and direct consumer contact, interns are offered comprehensive experience and quality social work training that instructs them in assessment, treatment, consultation, case management and consumer advocacy. The program accepts social work undergraduate and graduate interns.

Porterville Developmental Center

Application requirements:

  • Referral from participating University
  • Resume or curriculum vitae

Required Training:

  • 40 hour training provided on site

For more information contact:

Social Work Internship Coordinator
P.O. Box 2000
Porterville, CA 93258-2000
Phone: (559) 782-4008

Last Updated: 3/2/2018