Training Department

Natasha Molony, PhD
Training Director 

If you have any questions related to the Training Department, including our application process, deadlines, open positions, and other training questions, please utilize the Contact Us page to email or call Training Director Natasha Molony, PhD.



Please visit our Supervisors page to learn about our Clinical and Functional Supervisors.


Requirements and Benefits

Important Dates and Requirements:

The Hume Center training year is 54 weeks and runs from August to August*. To start the training year, new trainees plus all staff and continuing trainees are required to participate in the:

  • All-day Welcome Retreat, generally on the first Monday of August.
  • Orientation Week(s): orientations for each program assignment are conducted during the first two weeks of the training year

* All important training year dates and requirements will be confirmed once accepted in your Letter of Understanding.

Weekly Requirements:

  • Full-time Doctoral Interns, Post-Doctoral Fellows, and Masters Associates: During the training year, these positions spend a minimum of 40 hours/week assigned to one Clinic (Concord, Fremont, Pittsburg, Pleasanton, or Richmond) while participating in a weekly all-agency didactic seminar for their training level.
  • Half- time trainees/practicum students: During the training year, half-time trainees spend a minimum of 20 hours/week in one clinic.
  • Meeting requirements will depend on the schedule at your assigned clinic. Group supervision runs for two hours a week.
  • All practicum students, doctoral interns, masters associates, and post-doctoral fellows will spend at least 25% of their time in face-to-face psychological services to patients/clients. Doctoral Interns are assigned 22 hours of direct service when full-time and 11 hours of direct services when part-time.
  • Active and professional participatiion in didactics is expected. Didactic seminars run for two hours a week.
  • Full and proactiveuse of supervision is expected. Pracicum students receive one hour weekly, doctoral interns receive two hours weekly, and post-graduates receive one hours weekly.


Trainees will receive:

  • Three (3) weeks of Personal Time Off, 11 Holidays and 1 Cultural Holiday.
  • Reimbrusements for mileage.
  • Practicum studnts receive a volunteer reimbursement of $10 per day worked at Hume Center.
  • Doctoral Interns receive a yearly stipend of $31,200.
  • Post-graduates are hired as temporary employees.