Farmingdale State College Campus Mental Health Services

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Last Update

15 June 2017

Contact Information

Name of Externship: Farmingdale State College Campus Mental Health Services

Name of Director/Coordinator: Andrew Berger, PhD ABPP - Director, FSC Campus Mental Health Services

Street Address:

2350 Broadhollow Road - Sinclair 160
Farmingdale NY 11735

Telephone: 631-420-2006

Fax: 631-420-2089

Email: Shane Owens, PhD ABPP - Assistant Director, FSC Campus Mental Health Services

Webpage: https://www.farmingdale.edu/campus-life/student-support-services/campus-mental-health-services/index.shtml

General Information

Start Date: July 1, 2017
End Date: June 30, 2018

Appropriate for:

Clinical
Any combined program that includes clinical

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

3 days per week - 9:30 AM to 4:45 PM; Thursdays required; on call 24 hours required

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

completion of Master's degree

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

completion of Master's degree

Is there a stipend for externs?

Yes

Application Process

What materials need to be submitted?

  • Letter of interest
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Standard e-mail address (i.e. GMail, Outlook, Yahoo)
  • Official Transcript
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Statement of readiness from academic program
  • Sample clinical report or case formulation

How should it be submitted?

e-mail preferred, postal mail acceptable

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

Applicants that have passed this initial review and provided required documentation will receive an invitation to an interview.

Description of Externship

The externship program is designed for doctoral psychology students who are interested in developing their clinical skills and integrating these with a foundation of theoretical and professional knowledge. Our trainees will provide intake assessments and individual psychotherapy to college students suffering from a variety of disorders. They will also have the opportunity to co-lead therapy groups and workshops, and take part in diverse outreach initiatives on campus. Our supervisors are all licensed psychologists. The theoretical orientation of this program is cognitive-behavioral. All supervisors have a strong grounding in cognitive-behavioral theory and practice.


Populations commonly served:

Multisymptomatic outpatient population of traditional and non-traditional college students


Training models offered:

Cognitive-Behavioral Psychology

Intervention training experiences commonly offered:

Individual Psychotherapy
Group Therapy
Couples Therapy
College Community Outreach

Assessment training experiences commonly offered:

Intake Assessment
Ongoing Clinical Assessment


Supervision:

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


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