Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital

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Last Update

July 22, 2016

Contact Information

Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital Psychology Externship Program:

Name of Director/Coordinators:

Rana M. De Gil, Psy.D. Phone: (973) 538-1800 ext. 4707:
Maria E. Xiques, Psy.D. Phone: (973) 538-1800 ext. 4405:

Street Address:

Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital
59 Koch Avenue
Morris Plains, NJ 07874


General Phone: (973) 538-1800

Fax: (973) 889-8789

Email Address: Rana M. De Gil
Email Address: Maria Xiques

Webpage: _http://webpage_

Brochure: Please email Dr. Maria Xiques to request a Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital Psychology Externship Brochure

General Information

Externship Start Date: September 2017
Externship End Date: June 2018

Number of Applicants Accepted: 3-4

Appropriate for:

Clinical
Counseling
Forensic
Neuropsychology

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

Two days per week, 16 hours per week minimum are required.

Students who miss days due to illness, vacation etc. will need to make those days up in order to successfully complete their externship hours.

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

Candidates should have completed a Master's Degree and be in at least their third year of their doctoral studies.

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

Candidates should have completed at least one prior externship program in clinical or counseling psychology.

Is there a stipend for externs?

No

Application Process

Additional dates for applications?

Applications not accepted before January 20.
Application deadline is January 30th.

What materials need to be submitted?

  • CV
  • Letter of intent
  • Two samples of written clinical material (psychological test report and/or case summary)
  • Letter of readiness
  • 2 letters of recommendation. at least one must be from a clinical supervisor
  • Transcripts of graduate level work


How should it be submitted?

Applications and all related requested materials should be emailed to Dr. De Gil at the above email address.
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Any details of the application process (e.g., interviewing, time frame, how decisions are made):

Considered applicants will be invited for an in-person interview at Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital.

Description of Externship

Populations commonly served:

Adults
Ethnic Minorities
Developmental Disabilities
Inpatient
Forensic and Involuntary Status



Training models offered:

CBT
Integrative
Psychodynamic
Object Relations
Learning Theory/Positive Behavior Supports



Intervention training experiences commonly offered:

Individual Psychotherapy
Group Therapy
Psychological Testing
Risk Assessment


Expected number of cases seen at any one time: Externs will be placed with a licensed psychologist on a unit consisting of an average of 25 patients


Assessment training experiences may include - but are not limited to - the following (as deemed appropriate by the supervisor and Externship Coordinators

Neuropsychological Testing
Psychoeducational Assessment
Functional Assessments
Assessment Report Writing
Personality/Psychopathology Assessment
Mental Status Exam
Cognitive Assessment


Expected number of full assessment batteries completed during externship (defined as administration of a battery of standardized tests):

Approximately 4 full batteries

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

Approximately 4, you may elect to do one or more, it’s up to the student to request.

Supervision:

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


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