Long Island Jewish Medical Center, The Zucker Hillside Hospital: Specialized Ambulatory Centers, Early Treatment Program (Psychosis) Externship Track

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Contact Information

Name of Externship: The Predoctoral Externship Program in Clinical Psychology at Northwell Health (formerly the Long Island Jewish Medical Center), The Zucker Hillside Hospital: Early Treatment Program (Psychosis)

Name of Director/Coordinator: Kristin Candan, PhD, MBA

75-59 263rd Street Glen Oaks, NY 11004

Telephone: (718) 470- 4238

Fax: (718) 470-1905

Email: kcandan@northwell.edu

Webpage: https://www.northwell.edu/research-and-education/graduate-medical-education/training-program-psychology-northwell-health

General Information

Start Date: July 1
End Date: June 30

Appropriate for:

Child clinical
Combined school/child clinical

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

Wednesday afternoon required, Tuesday late afternoon and evening required, 2 or 3 days a week, flexibility in scheduling

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

3rd and 4th yr

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

not specified

Is there a stipend for externs?


Application Process

Additional dates for applications?

No, Applications not accepted before January 16

What materials need to be submitted?

  • Cover letter (including the concentration/focus to which you are applying)
  • CV
  • One sample of written clinical material (psychological test report and/or case summary)
  • Letter of readiness from your DCT (please include email for DCT) and two letters of recommendation from academic professors or clinical supervisors

How should it be submitted?

email only to kcandan@northwell.edu

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

You may be contacted for an interview. When interviewed, please bring a copy of your graduate school transcript.

Description of Externship

Populations commonly served:

Ethnic Minorities
Individuals with Serious Mental Illness

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

Not specified

Training models offered:

Cognitive Remediation

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

Intervention training experiences commonly offered:

Individual Psychotherapy
Group Therapy
Family/Family Groups
Cognitive Remediation

Assessment training experiences commonly offered:

Intake Assessment
Neuropsychological Evaluation
Psychosis Specific Questionnaires


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


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