Columbia University, Pediatric Neuropsychology, Department of Neurology

From Psychpracticum
Jump to: navigation, search

Last Update

January 15, 2017

Contact Information

Name of Externship: Columbia University, Pediatric Neuropsychology, Department of Neurology

Name of Director/Coordinator: Veronica J. Hinton, Ph.D.

Street Address:

Division of Child Neurology
5th Floor, 180 Fort Washington Ave.
New York, NY 10032

Telephone: 212-305-2512

Fax:

Email: Veronica J. Hinton, Ph.D.

Webpage: http://web.neuro.columbia.edu/members/profiles.php?id=223

General Information

Start Date: July 2017
End Date: June, 2018

Appropriate for:

Neuropsychology


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

2 days per week
one day must be Friday

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

Some experience with neuropsychological testing and report writing

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

Pediatric experience

Is there a stipend for externs?

No

Application Process

Do you permit applications before January 20?

No

What materials need to be submitted?

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover letter
  • Work sample - a de-identified neuropsychological report
  • two professional letters of reference

How should it be submitted?

Email vjh9@cumc.columbia.edu


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

Description of Externship

Populations commonly served:

Children
Adolescents
Young Adult
Neurological Disorders
Developmental Disabilities
Learning Disabilities
ADHD
Concussion
All outpatient


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

Not specified.

Training models offered:

Neuropsychological assessment

Intervention training experiences commonly offered:

None

Assessment training experiences commonly offered:

Neuropsychological Testing
Neuropsychological Report Writing

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):

Average is one full assessment every one to two weeks

Supervision:

Estimated hours/week of individual supervision: 1-2 hours
Estimated hours/week of group supervision: 1 hour
Estimated hours/week of didactics: weekly talks, externs are encouraged to attend rounds and lectures at the hospital

STILL ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS