Long Island Jewish Medical Center, The Zucker Hillside Hospital (Bayshore): Trauma Externship Track

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Last Update

February 29, 2016

Contact Information

Name of Externship: Trauma Externship Track: The Zucker Hillside Hospital, North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System.

Name of Director/Coordinator: Mayer Bellehsen, Ph.D.

Street Address:

132 East Main Street
Bay Shore, NY, 11706

Telephone: (631) 647-2539

Fax: (631) 647-2599

Email: Mayer Bellehsen, Ph.D.

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

General Information

Start Date: September 1, 2016
End Date: August 31, 2016

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):

Externs should be prepared to devote 16 hours/week, across 2-3 days/week. Tuesdays are required on-site

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

Most applicants will be in their third or fourth year of graduate school, but trainees at all levels are welcome to apply.

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

Not specified.

Is there a stipend for externs?

No.

Application Process

Additional dates for applications?

We comply with dates set forth by the local training program.

What materials need to be submitted?

1. A cover letter.
2. A copy of your Curriculum Vitae.
3. Two letters of recommendation from professional or academic sources.
4. A de-identified case study (Not a test report).
5. A letter from the head of your doctoral training program attesting to your good standing in the program and your readiness for practicum training (Please include your DCT's email address).


How should it be submitted?

Please send all requested materials in one email to: mbellehsen@northwell.edu

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

Interviews are required.

Description of Externship

Populations commonly served:

Outpatient
Military (active, reserve and veteran status).
Children
Adolescents
Adults
Ethnic Minorities


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

Not specified.

Training models offered:

CBT (e.g., Trauma Focused CBT, Cognitive Processing Therapy, Prolonged Exposure)
Psychodynamic
Integrative


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
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: Varied, generally 5-10 contact hours per week depending on program.


Assessment training experiences commonly offered:

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

Externs will be involved in clinical intakes assessing cognitive, symptomatic, functional, and personality variables. Psychological testing opportunities may be available on a case by case basis.

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

N/A

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

N/A

Supervision:

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

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