Bio-Behavioral Institute Externship name
Matthew Jacofsky,Psy.D.: Director name
- 935 Northern Blvd
- Suite 102
- Great Neck, N.Y. 11021
Start Date: August 1st
End Date: July 31st
- Combined school/child clinical
Scheduling (e.g., required/optional days of week, # hrs per day, total hours per week, flexibility in scheduling):
Tuesday required, 2 days a week, 8 hrs per day, flexibility in scheduling
Required level of readiness (any prior experiences or level of training required for applicants):
Preferred level of readiness(any prior experiences preferred for applicants):
Is there a stipend for externs?
Additional dates for applications?
- Applications not accepted before January 17
What materials need to be submitted?
- Letter of application
- Letter of readiness
- Letter of application
*2 letters of recommendation
How should it be submitted?
- Please email materials to Dr. Jacofsky at the above email address
Any details of the application process (e.g., interviewing, time frame, how decisions are made): Interview required
Description of Externship
The Bio-Behavioral Institute is an outpatient treatment, research, and training facility specializing in the treatment of OCD and its Related Disorders, as well as Anxiety and Mood Disorders. Located in Great Neck, N.Y., the Bio-Behavioral Institutes offers various levels of training opportunities including externship, internship, and post-doctoral positions. As part of their experience at the Bio-Behavioral Institute, students are exposed to a full range of clinical and research activities including in-vivo exposures, home visits, research publications and protocol development, as well as the unique opportunity participate in our intensive outpatient OCD and Related Disorders treatment programs. In addition, we have a full DBT program, including weekly consultation meetings, phone coaching, individual, and skills groups. Externs will have opportunity to train and co-lead skills groups.
Populations commonly served:
Training models offered:
Intervention training experiences commonly offered:
- Individual Psychotherapy
- Intensive Outpatient Treatment
- Group Therapy
- School Consultation
Expected number of cases seen at any one time: approx.10
Assessment training experiences commonly offered:
- Psychoeducational Assessment
- Assessment Report Writing
- Personality/Psychopathology Assessment
Expected number of full assessment batteries completed during externship (defined as administration of a battery of standardized tests):
- Approx 0-3 full batteries
Expected number of assessment reports completed during externship (defined as writing reports based on a battery of standardized tests:
- Approx 0-3.
Estimated hours/week of individual supervision: 1
Estimated hours/week of group supervision: 1
Estimated hours/week of didactics: 3 hrs