Maimonides Medical Center - Adult Outpatient/Wellness Recovery Program Track

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Last Update

December 13, 2016

Contact Information

Name of Externship: Maimonides Medical Center - Adult Outpatient/Wellness Recovery Program Track

Name of Director/Coordinator: Dr. Lyra Ward

Street Address:

4802 10th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11219


Telephone: 718-283-8175

Fax: 718-635-7066

Email: lward@maimonidesmed.org

Webpage: PLEASE NOTE THAT OUR WEB PAGE IS NOT CURRENTLY BEING UPDATED REGULARLY AND DOES NOT CONTAIN CURRENT EXTERNSHIP INFORMATION.

General Information

Start Date: Monday after Labor Day
End Date: end of June

Appropriate for:

Clinical


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

16 hours/week in 2 days with Friday AM required

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

Externs should be able to conduct therapy sessions and basic assessment batteries. Externs must have a Master's Degree by the start of the externship

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

See above.

Is there a stipend for externs?

No

Application Process

Do you permit applications before January 17, 2017?

NO

What materials need to be submitted?

  • Submit a letter from the university internship director signifying the readiness of the candidate to begin an externship year
  • Provide:
    • 2 letters of recommendation
    • Transcript (does not have to be official)
    • Curriculum vitae
    • Cover letter


How should it be submitted?

E-mail Adult Outpatient/Wellness Recovery Program Externship Applications to:

Lyra Ward, Ph.D.
lward@maimonidesmed.org
Coordinator Psychology Externship Program
Department of Psychiatry
Maimonides Medical Center
4802 10th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11219


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

we follow the PSNYDS Guidelines for Externship applictions and notifications..

Description of Externship

Populations commonly served:

Adults
Ethnic Minorities


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

n/a

Training models offered:

Psychodynamic
CBT
Systems
Eclectic


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

n/a

Intervention training experiences commonly offered:

Individual Psychotherapy
Group Therapy


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

n/a

Expected number of cases seen at any one time: it varies, 6-7 usually


Assessment training experiences commonly offered:

  • Psychological Testing
  • Psychoeducational Assessment
  • Intakes
  • Intake Report Writing
  • Assessment Report Writing
  • Behavioral Assessment
  • Personality/Psychopathology Assessment
  • Structured Interviewing
  • Mental Status Exam

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

n/a

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

1-2

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

1-2

Supervision:

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

Amichaelides 23:08, 1 Jan 2010 (EST)



Other Comments

For the 2017-2018 externship year we anticipate offering two externships in the Adult Outpatient/Wellness Recovery Program