Children's Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center/Rose F. Kennedy Center at Montefiore (formerly AECOM) - Early Childhood Center

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Last Update

September 8th, 2017

Contact Information

Name of Externship: Children's Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center/Rose F. Kennedy Center at Montefiore - Early Childhood Center

Name of Director/Coordinator: Anne Murphy PhD

Street Address:

Van Etten Building
1225 Morris Park Ave.
Bronx, New York 10461

Telephone: (718) 839-7200

Fax: (718) 862-7330

Email: [1]


Practicum Specific Webpage:

Externship Frequently Asked Questions:

General Information

Start Date: July, 2018
End Date: June, 2019

Appropriate for:

doctoral candidates in Clinical Psychology or School/Clinical Psychology programs. Candidates should have particular interest and experience working with children and families.

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

16-20 hours. 2 days per week required (Mondays are required for all students), 3 days recommended for students who want to take advantage of all this externship has to offer (i.e., groups, testing, individual cases).

Required level of readiness (any prior experiences or level of training required for applicants): Generally, students applying for their third or fourth year externship are preferred. Students applying for their 2nd year externship who have early childhood and/or clinical experience prior to graduate school will also be considered.

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

Strong interest in: infancy and early childhood; attachment theory and parent-child relationships; trauma-focused therapy

Is there a stipend for externs?

a federal fellowship available on a competitive basis; includes research project commitment and a required third partial day at the externship for a weekly "core lecture"

Application Process

What materials need to be submitted?

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover letter
  • 3 Letters of Reference

How should it be submitted?

Email CV, cover letter, and letters of recommendation. Please have recommenders email their letters of reference directly to

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

Not specified.

Description of Externship

Populations commonly served:

Families with Infants, Toddlers and Preschool Age
Families involved in Child Welfare System
Families referred from Preventive Service Agencies
Parents with significant history of trauma
Children with developmental delays
Families living in poverty
School-aged children with emotional/behavioral difficulties

Training models offered:

Group Attachment Based Intervention (English and Spanish)
Parent Child Dyadic Psychotherapy
Psychodynamic psychotherapy for adults
Play therapy

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

Intervention training experiences commonly offered:

Group Attachment Based Intervention (GABI)
Child Parent Psychotherapy
Parental Mental Health (adult psychotherapy)
Play Therapy
Dyadic Therapy

Assessment training experiences commonly offered:

Trauma Informed Developmental Screening
Comprehensive psychological Evaluations on an as needed basis (Children and adults)
Cognitive and adaptive psychological evaluations of children with developmental disabilities, applying for OPWDD


Estimated hours/week of individual supervision: 1-2 hours
Estimated hours/week of group supervision: 2-3 hours
Estimated hours/week of didactics: 1 hour

Amichaelides 22:30, 7 Jan 2010 (EST)

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