Neighborhood Charter School of Harlem, Clinical Externship in a School Setting

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Contact Information

Name of Externship: Neighborhood Charter School of Harlem

Name of Director/Coordinator: Laurie Nathan, Ph.D.

Street Address:

132 W. 124 Street, NYC

Telephone: 646-701-7117

Fax: 914-462-3435�

Email: LNathan@ncsharlem.org

Webpage: http://ncsharlem.org

General Information

Start Date: September
End Date: June

Appropriate for:

Clinical
Counseling
Child clinical
Combined school/child clinical

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., one day starts at 7 a.m.

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

at least one year of supervised experience

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


Is there a stipend for externs?

No

Application Process

Additional dates for applications?

Applications not accepted before January 20

What materials need to be submitted?

  • Letter of application
  • CV
  • One sample of written clinical material (case summary)
  • Letter of readiness

How should it be submitted?

mail to Dr. Nathan at the above address.


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

_Not specified_

Description of Externship

Populations commonly served:

Children
Ethnic Minorities
Children on the Autism Spectrum
Developmental Disabilities
The Neighborhood Charter School of Harlem is a high performing, free public charter school that opened in August 2012 in Harlem. NCSH provides a rich, challenging K-8 program that cultivates the intellectual, social and emotional development of each child. We are proud of our fully-inclusive program for high functioning children with autism spectrum disorders which serves approximately 15% of our student body.


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

_Not specified_

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Training models offered:

CBT
Play therapy
Social Skills Training Program (eg, Garcia-Winner)

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

_Not specified_

Intervention training experiences commonly offered:

Individual Play therapy
small group play therapy
Behavior and Analysis Intervention

Create/implement behavioral charts Consultation with teachers, staff, parents Develop crisis management skills

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: _Not specified_


Assessment training experiences commonly offered:

Cognitive Assessment

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

_Not specified_

Supervision:

Estimated hours/week of individual supervision: _2+ as needed_


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