NYU Health Center

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Last Update

Dec. 12, 2016

Contact Information

Name of Externship: NYU Health Center - Counseling and Wellness Services (CWS)

Name of Director/Coordinator: Director: Julia Shiang, Ph.D. js6716@nyu.edu

Street Address:

NYU Student Health Center, submit applications to this address
726 Broadway
Suite 471
New York, NY 10003

Telephone: 212-998-4780

Fax:

Email: js6716@nyu.edu

Webpage: http://www.nyu.edu/shc/counseling/

General Information

Start Date: September

End Date: May

Appropriate for:

Clinical
Counseling


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

A commitment of approximately 16-18 hours a week, involving two days of clinical psychotherapy hours, weekly attendance on Wednesday from 11 - 2 for seminar, group supervision and staff meetings.

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

Third and fourth year clinical/counseling psychology students are invited to apply. Second year students with exceptional clinical experience will be considered. Experience with one-on-one counseling to adults.

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

The Counseling Service seeks applicants with at least one year of hospital clinical experience and/or demonstrated ability in intake, assessment and DSM diagnostic formulation.

Is there a stipend for externs?

No

Application Process

Do you permit applications before January 15?

No
Applications should be postmarked according to current Director of Training guidelines

What materials need to be submitted?

  • Cover letter
  • CV
  • Three letters of recommendation, in sealed envelopes with recommender signature across seal




How should it be submitted?

Regular mail to above address: Attention: Externship Application


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

None given

Description of Externship

Populations commonly served:

College and graduate students
Outpatient
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Training models offered:

Psychodynamic
CBT
Seminars by staff members on specialties: eating Disorders, Substance abuse, trauma

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

None noted.



Intervention training experiences commonly offered:

Intake
Individual therapy; with training and readiness, group therapy, toolkits, and crisis intervention


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

None noted.

Expected number of cases seen at any one time: Not indicated


Assessment training experiences commonly offered:

None
Intake assessments, depression, substance abuse, and eating disorder screenings


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: one hour individual, one hour seminar/group supervision rotation
Estimated hours/week of didactics: A seminar/case conference will cover a variety of topics relevant to providing brief treatment in a university mental health setting. Postdctoral Fellows will mentor/supervise EXTERNS for approximately 1.5 months.

Other Comments

Robert McGrath 14:44, 15 Mar 2010 (EST)
Externs see patients in both the main office and satellite offices. Externs will be required to have evening hours on one day (5-8pm).