Brooklyn Learning Center

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Last Update

6/1/2017

We have one opening for the 2017-2018 training year.

Contact Information

Name of Externship: Pediatric Neuropsych Externship

Name of Director/Coordinator: Erica Miller, Ph.D.

Street Address:

142 Joralemon Street, Suite 3E
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Telephone: 718-935-0400

Fax: 718-935-0405

Email: mailto: erica@brooklynlearningcenter.com

Webpage: Please read our website for a detailed description of the different services we provide. http://www.brooklynlearningcenter.com

General Information

Start Date: Summer/September, 2017
End Date: June 2018

Appropriate for:

Clinical
Counseling
Child clinical
School
Combined school/child clinical

Scheduling (e.g., required/optional days of week, # hrs per day, total hours per week, flexibility in scheduling):

2 days per week

Required level of readiness (any prior experiences or level of training required for applicants):

typically we interview second year students and above

Preferred level of readiness(any prior experiences preferred for applicants):

3rd year

Is there a stipend for externs?

No

Application Process

Additional dates for applications?

_No, Applications not accepted before January 20_

What materials need to be submitted?

  • Letter of application
  • CV
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Letter of readiness

How should it be submitted?

_email is preferred
__

Any details of the application process (e.g., interviewing, time frame, how decisions are made):

_Not specified_

Description of Externship

:Activities

• Individual treatment providing a mix of cognitive remediation, psychotherapy and tutoring– • Neuropsychological and educational evaluations • Individual supervision – 1 hour per week • Group supervision/didactics – 3 hours per week • School consultation – • Family consultation : planning, implementing, and monitoring of behavioral interventions – 30 minutes per day • Psychological writing - Progress reports and Evaluations • Opportunities to participate in research projects

Treatment Cases A varied group of individuals age 5 to adult currently seek treatment at the center. Diagnoses include: ADHD, LD (reading, writing, math, nonverbal), OCD, Mood Disorders, Asperger’s Syndrome, Neurological Disorders, etc…

Neuropsychological and Educational Assessment and Report Writing Assessments include neuropsychological, cognitive, achievement, and social-emotional evaluation. Individuals age 6 to adult are seen.

Populations commonly served:

Children
Adolescents
Ethnic Minorities
Developmental Disabilities
Outpatient

If any of these populations are only available to students under certain circumstances, please indicate:

_Not specified_

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Training models offered:

If any of these models are only available to students under certain circumstances, please indicate:

cognitive behavioral_
family systems_
psychodynamic_

Intervention training experiences commonly offered:

Individual Psychotherapy
Assessment
School Consultation


If any of these intervention experiences are only available to students under certain circumstances, please indicate:

_Not specified_

Expected number of cases seen at any one time: _3-4_


Assessment training experiences commonly offered:

Neuropsychological Testing
Psychoeducational Assessment
Assessment Report Writing
Personality/Psychopathology Assessment
Cognitive Assessment

If any of these assessment experiences are only available to students under certain circumstances, please indicate:

_Not specified_

Expected number of full assessment batteries completed during externship (defined as administration of a battery of standardized tests):

_Approx 3 full batteries_

Expected number of assessment reports completed during externship (defined as writing reports based on a battery of standardized tests:

_Approx 3, you may elect to do more, it’s up to the student to request._

Supervision:

Estimated hours/week of individual supervision: _1_
Estimated hours/week of group supervision: _1 if elected_
Estimated hours/week of didactics: _1.5 hrs_


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