Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Neuropsychological Testing and Evaluation Center, Dept of Psychiatry, Adult Psychology Training Program

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Last Update

January 20, 2015 updated

Contact Information

Name of Externship: Mount Sinai Neuropsychological Testing and Evaluation Center-Dept of Psychiatry

Name of Director/Coordinator: Jane Martin, PhD

Street Address:

Mount Sinai School of Medicine
One Gustave L. Levy Place, Box 1230
New York, NY 10029


Telephone: 212.241.8157

Fax: 212.996.0987

Email: jane.martin@mssm.edu

Webpage: http://www.mountsinai.org/patient-care/service-areas/psychiatry/areas-of-care/neuropsychological-testing-and-evaluation-center

General Information

Start Date: July 2016
End Date: June 2017

Appropriate for:

Clinical
Counseling
Neuropsychology
School/clinical psychology

Scheduling

Tuesday mornings required, 2 days a week, flexibility in scheduling, total 16 hours per week

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

previous externship (at least 1); prior testing experience

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

3rd year student preferred

Is there a stipend for externs?

No

Application Process

Additional dates for applications?

Applications accepted January

What materials need to be submitted?

  • 2 Letters of recommendation
  • CV and cover letter
  • Two samples of written clinical material (neuropsychological test report)
  • Letter of readiness

How should it be submitted?

email (preferred) or mail to Dr. Jane Martin at the above address.


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

interviews will be scheduled

Description of Externship

Populations commonly served:

Adults
Geriatrics
Ethnic Minorities
Psychiatric
Memory disorders/Dementia
Inpatient
Outpatient

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

Not specified

Training models offered:

CBT
Integrative
Psychodynamic

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

Not specified

Intervention training experiences commonly offered:

Individual Psychotherapy - 1-2 therapy patients
Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)


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: 1 testing case per week; 1-2 weekly individual psychotherapy patients


Assessment training experiences commonly offered:

Neuropsychological Testing
Psychoeducational Assessment
Assessment Report Writing
Personality/Psychopathology Assessment
Mental Status Exam
Cognitive Assessment

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

Not specified

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

Approx 3 per month

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

Approx 20

Supervision:

Estimated hours/week of individual supervision: 2 hrs
Estimated hours/week of group supervision: 1 hr
Estimated hours/week of didactics: 3 hrs


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