California Institute of Health & Social Services, Inc.Phone: (310) 645-5227
Program Locations

Children's Way Foster Family Agency
Children's Support DD Program
Children's Way Adoptions

8929 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Suite 201
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Phone:(310) 645-5227
FAX:(310) 645-9840

1802 Commerce Center West, Suite B
San Bernardino, CA 92408
Phone:(909) 890-4008
FAX:(909) 890-4018

315 West Pondera Street
Lancaster, CA 93535

Phone:(661) 945-9232
FAX:(661) 945-9953

Family Way Adult Family Home Agency
3756 Santa Rosalia Drive, Suite 628
Los Angeles, CA 90008
Phone:(323) 293-8771
Fax:(323) 645-0833

555 W. Redondo Beach Blvd., Suite 204
Gardena, CA 90248
Phone:(310) 527-5561
Fax:(310) 527-7168

3756 Santa Rosalia Drive, Suite 628
Los Angeles, CA 90008
Phone:(323) 293-8771
Fax:(323) 293-8780

Parent and Family Enrichment Services 
3756 Santa Rosalia Drive 
Los Angeles, CA 90008 
Phone: (310) 293-8771 
Fax (310) 293-8780

Alafia Mental Health Institute is a CAPIC (California Psychology Internship Council) internship training site. Meet our 2012-2013 Psychology Interns. For more information please visit CAPIC official website. See 2012-2013 Internship Training Schedule below for Alafia's typical half-time internship training requirement:


The Psychology Intern provides direct clinical services to individuals (children and adolescents) and their families. The Psychology Intern provides field-based services at the client’s residence, school, place of work, or other appropriate locations throughout the community. The psychology Intern utilizes one or more Evidence Based Practices or provides services within specific guidelines as approved by LA County DMH.

Clinitrak Overview

  1. Clinitrak Overview
  2. Logging In
  3. Open Episode
  4. Diagnostic Formulation
  5. Target Problems and Objectives (TPOs)
  6. Client Care Coordination Plan (CCCP)
  7. Incorporating TPOs in CCCP
  8. Initial Assessment (IA)
  9. Annual Assessment (AA)
  10. Progress Notes
  11. Termination and Discharge in Clinitrak

Other Training

Child Abuse Report
Duty to Warn
Suicidality Assessment and Intervention
Field Safety
HIPAA Rules and Regulations
Treating Minors
Record Keeping Law
Crisis Orientation Recovery Services

Sample of Participating Schools

  • California School of Professional
  • Chicago School of Professional
  • Walden University


The Psychology Intern works with clients to complete an assessment, diagnosis, and develop a
mutually agreed upon treatment plan. The Psychology Intern provides ongoing mental health
services, as outlined in the Client Care Coordination Plan, utilizing LAC DMH approved Evidence-Based Practices. The Psychology Intern provides guidance and instruction to case
managers whose responsibility it is to provide non-clinical supportive services.

Current Alafia Mental Health Institute Interns

  • Jacob Adal – Psychology Intern, Lancaster
  • Mary-Joe Bautista – Psychology Intern, Santa Rosalia

    Alfred Bassey – Practicum, Santa Rosalia
  • Dianne Bentley – Practicum, Lancaster
  • Siamak Ehteshamzadeh – Psychology Intern, Santa Rosalia
  • Paul Kwang Ha – Psychology Intern,
    Santa Rosalia
  • Patricia Petrisca – Psychology Intern,
  • Joanna Stan – Psychology Intern,
    Santa Rosalia

2011-2012 Interns

Santa Rosalia

  • Nicole Blomberg, M.A.
    Chicago School of Professional Psychology
  • Kimberly Grace, M.A.
    California School of Professional Psychology
  • Susan Bennett, M.S.
    Fuller Seminary School of Psychology


  • Naomi Jackson, M.A.
    California School Of Professional Psychology
  • Elizabeth Newmark, M.A.
    California School of Professional Psychology
  • Jane Oh, M.A.
    California School of Professional Psychology




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