Family Services of Westchester

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Name of Externship: Family Services of Westchester

Name of Director/Coordinator: _Dr. Farnaz Shah EdD

7-11 S.Broadway
White Plains New York 10601br>

Telephone: _914-948-8004 EXT. 12 direct line

Main Number 914-948-8004

Fax: 914-358-9781

Email: [fshah@fsw.orgbr>

Webpage: _http://webpage_

General Information

Start Date: September first monday after labor day_
End Date: end of May/ Mid june br>

Appropriate for:
Clinical_

_Counseling_
_Child clinical_
_Combined school/child clinical_

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

_two days, eight hours a day, flexibility in days, Monday is a preferred dayRequired level of readiness (any prior experiences or level of training required for applicants):
_any year student depending on what kind of clinical experience the student has had in the past br>

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

_e.g., 3rd year_

Is there a stipend for externs?

_No stipend_

Application Process

Additional dates for applications?

_e.g., No, Applications not accepted before January 20_

What materials need to be submitted?

  • Letter of application
  • CV
  • Two samples of written clinical material (psychological test report and/or case summary)
  • Letter of readiness

How should it be submitted?

_e.g., mail to Dr. Shah at the above address.
_Please do not email application materials._

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

_Not specified_

Description of Externship

Populations commonly served:

Infants
Children
Adolescents
Adults
Ethnic Minorities
Developmental Disabilities
Inpatient
Outpatient

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

_Not specified_

Training models offered:

CBT
Integrative
Psychodynamic

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

_Not specified_

Intervention training experiences commonly offered:

Individual Psychotherapy
Group Therapy
School Consultation
Family/Marital Therapy

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: _6-8 at least_


Assessment training experiences commonly offered:

Neuropsychological Testing
Psychoeducational Assessment
Assessment Report Writing
Personality/Psychopathology Assessment
Mental Status Exam
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 2 full batteries_

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

_Approx 2, you choose to do more depending on availability ----

Supervision:

Estimated hours/week of individual supervision: _1-2_
Estimated hours/week of group supervision: _1-2_
Estimated hours/week of didactics: _3-4 hrs_


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