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LA County Stipend Program Application

Students Completing Their Degree Between September 1, 2022 And August 31, 2023 Qualify.

The Qualifying Degree Must Be In One Of The Following:

  • Master’s In Social Work
  • Master’s degree Towards Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Psychology (Ph.D. Or Psy.D.)
  • Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Applications Submitted After March 22, 2023, Will Not Be Eligible.

2022-23 DMH Stipend Application

PART ONE: APPLICANT INFORMATION

In addition to the information requested here, applicants selected to receive a stipend will be required to sign and submit the Stipend Program Employment Contract, an IRS W-9 form, and a Direct Deposit form.

Degree Completing

PART TWO: QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

To fulfill the objectives of the LAC DMH Stipend Program, applicants will be scored on a weighted scale according to the extent to which they meet the desired qualifications and experience.

If you check yes on any items 1 thru 9, you are required to provide the information requested.
1. I have prior or current employment experience at a DMH operated or contracted agency.
2. I completed or have current field/practicum training at a DMH operated or contracted agency:
3. I completed or have current field/practicum training at a non-DMH community site with significant direct service experience that will translate to provision of services within the DMH delivery system:
4. I can provide clinical services to consumers in one (or two) of the threshold languages identified by the county.
5. I can provide culturally competent services to consumers living in underserved and/or underrepresented communities.
6. I have experience providing field-based services to consumers.
7. I have experience, field/practicum training, or educational specialization other than curriculum courses, serving older adults.
8. I have experience, field/practicum training, or educational specialization other than curriculum courses, serving the unhoused population.
9. I have experience, field/practicum training, or educational specialization other than curriculum courses, providing services to veterans.

PART THREE: ESSAYS

The three essays are divided into sections, seven in all. Limit your responses to 200 characters per section.. Your responses should include information that conveys and supports the qualifications and experiences you provided in Part Two.