Manhattan Psychiatric Center

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Last Update

November 1, 2017

Please note that we still require that all applications be sent via snail mail. Sorry for this anachronistic system. We do look forward to reviewing your application.

Please send to: Jacob Kader, Psy.D. c/o MPC- Psychology Dept. 600 East 125th Street Wards' Island, NY 10035

Contact Information

Name of Externship: Manhattan Psychiatric Center

Name of Director/Coordinator: Jacob Kader, PsyD

Street Address:

600 East 125th Street
New York, NY 10035-6098


Telephone: 646-672-6425

Fax: (646) 672-6446

Email: Jacob.Kader@omh.ny.gov

Webpage: http://www.omh.state.ny.us/omhweb/facilities/mapc/facility.htm

General Information

Start Date: Mid September
End Date: end of May

Appropriate for:

Clinical, Counseling, School


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

16 h/wk, 2 days

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

Students cannot make this their first externship, they need to have prior extern experience.

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

No undergrads, Master’s level OK.

Is there a stipend for externs?

No

Application Process

Do you permit applications before January 15?

No

What materials need to be submitted?

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • 2 recommendation letters


How should it be submitted?

Regular mail, attn. Dr. Kader. Please note that despite how archaic this may seem, we do need applications sent via snail mail. sorry for the inconvenience, but its marginally better than carrier pigeon.


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

Interviews in mid-February, decisions made early March.

Description of Externship

Populations commonly served:

Adults
Ethnic Minorities
LGBTQ
Forensic
Inpatient
SMI
Substance Abuse


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

n/a

Training models offered:

CBT
Humanistic/Existential
Psychodynamic
DBT


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

n/a

Intervention training experiences commonly offered:

Cognitive Remediation
Individual Psychotherapy
Group Therapy
Mental Health Consultation


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, as Inpatient caseload changes and students are exposed to different modalities of intervention.


Assessment training experiences commonly offered:

Neuropsychological Testing
Intakes
Intake Report Writing
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):

3

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

3

Supervision:

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

Amichaelides 14:16, 4 Jan 2010 (EST)



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