Columbia Comprehensive Epilepsy Center

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Last Update

January 10, 2016

Contact Information

Name of Externship: Columbia Comprehensive Epilepsy Center

Name of Director/Coordinator: Marla Hamberger, Ph.D.

Street Address:

710 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032


Telephone: 212- 305-8542

Fax:

Email: [1]

Webpage:

General Information

Start Date: July 1 or September 1
End Date: June 30 or August 31

Appropriate for:

Clinical Neuropsychology


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

This externship requires a commitment of 2 days/week, which represents a mix of clinical evaluations, supervision, and other educational opportunities. With regard to clinical work, externs will perform one evaluation per week, any day Tuesday through Friday. Monday is strongly recommended for epilepsy surgical case conference. Supervision hours are scheduled at the convenience of extern and supervisor.

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

Applicants should have completed coursework in assessment. Some prior testing experience is necessary.

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

Not specified.

Is there a stipend for externs?

No

Application Process

Do you permit applications before January 19?

No

What materials need to be submitted?

  1. Cover letter, CV, 2 letters of recommendation.
  2. A current transcript
  3. Proof of current malpractice insurance, held by the applicant or by the graduate program to cover work at an externship site


How should it be submitted?

Applications should be submitted by email to:
Dr. Marla Hamberger, mh61@columbia.edu


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

Not specified.

Description of Externship

Populations commonly served:

Adults, Children over age 8 years
Ethnic Minorities
Outpatient and Inpatient





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

Not specified.

Training models offered:

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

Not specified.

Intervention training experiences commonly offered:

None, assessment only
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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:


Assessment training experiences commonly offered:

Neuropsychological Assessment, Interpretation, Report Writing
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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):

1/week

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

1/week:

Supervision:

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

Amichaelides 22:50, 30 Nov 2009 (EST)



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