Manhattanville College Counseling and Wellness Center

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Last Update

December 23, 2016

Contact Information

Name of Externship: Manhattanville College Counseling and Wellness Center

Name of Director/Coordinator: Elana Light, PsyD

Street Address:

2900 Purchase St.
Founders Hall G-29
Purchase, NY 10577


Telephone: 914-323-5155

Fax: 914-798-2701

Email: Elana Light

Webpage: http://www.mville.edu/life/student-services/counseling-center

General Information

Start Date: August 27, 2018
End Date: May 24, 20019

Appropriate for:

Clinical
Counseling


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

2 days a week, 8 hrs per day, flexibility in scheduling.

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

We're accepting applications from students with a minimum of one year of externship experience.

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

Outpatient therapy

Is there a stipend for externs?

No

Application Process

Additional dates for applications?

We follow PSYDNYS-NYNJADOT externship guidelines.

What materials need to be submitted?

  • Cover Letter
  • CV
  • 2 letters of recommendation

How should it be submitted?

Email or mail to Dr. Light at the above address.


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

Will be notified on a rolling basis

Description of Externship

Populations commonly served:

Adolescents
Adults
Ethnic Minorities
Developmental Disabilities
Outpatient
College students

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

None



Training models offered:

CBT
Integrative
Psychodynamic

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

None

Intervention training experiences commonly offered:

Individual Psychotherapy
Group Therapy
School Consultation
Family/Marital Therapy

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

none

Expected number of cases seen at any one time: 8


Assessment training experiences commonly offered:

Psychoeducational Assessment
Assessment Report Writing
Personality/Psychopathology Assessment
Mental Status Exam


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

no

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

Approximately 6 full batteries

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

You may elect to do none 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 if elected
Estimated hours/week of didactics: 1 hr


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