Psychology Internships

Agency & Contact Information

Agency Name: Alliance Medical Center
Address: 1557 Healdsburg Ave, Suite #16, Healdsburg, CA 95448
Phone: 707-431-1170    
Supervisor: Melissa Cooke

Internship Description

Health Education for K-12th graders in northern Sonoma County.

Job Title: Health Education Intern

Compensation: unpaid
Internship Length: 1 semester
Hours: TBD

Population: Adolescents, children, multicultural
Focus: Education, substance abuse, health education (anatomy, sex-education)
Setting: Clinic, school


  • Complete 30 hours of presentation and curriculum training
  • Conduct classroom presentations of My Body is Health (grades K-5th) curriculum and/or Comprehensive Sexual Health Education curriculum (grades 6-12th) for North Sonoma County schools in compliance with the State of California's Educational Codes.
  • Attend Health Education volunteer meetings twice per month
  • Collect and submit presentation statistics for every presentation conducted
  • Conduct community outreach including but not limited to community health fairs and events representing Alliance Medical Center and the Teen Health Center

Required Qualifications:

  • Comfort and/or experience with public speaking
  • Conduct at least 10 hours of presentation time each month
  • Punctuality
  • Ability to connect with, support and work with children and youth in a strength-based way
  • Comfort discussing sexuality and sexual health-related topics in non-judgmental and professional manner
  • Commitment to the mission and values of Alliance Medical Center

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with children and youth
  • Bilingual strongly preferred (English and Spanish)
  • Knowledge of health education, child development, and strength-based theories
  • Knowledge of social justice theories and issues

Additional Information:

  • TB test, flushot, background check - all paid for by Alliance Medical Center unless records can be provided.

This internship was updated 2/13/17