New York Center for Children

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Last Update

December 14, 2017

Contact Information

Name of Externship: New York Center for Children

Name of Director/Coordinator: Dr. Edward Greenblatt

Street Address: 333 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021

Telephone: 212-517-3012, Ext 37



General Information

Start Date:July 5, 2018
End Date: June 28, 2019

Appropriate for:
Graduate Students enrolled in a Ph.D. or Psy.D. program in Clinical, Child Clinical, or Combined School-Child Clinical

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

16-21 hours weekly over 2-3 days. Thursday (10-2) required.

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

2nd year graduate training

Is there a stipend for externs?


Application Process

Additional dates for applications?

Applications will be accepted beginning 1/19/16. Applications submitted after 2/15/15 are not guaranteed to be reviewed.

What materials need to be submitted?

  • Cover Letter
  • CV
  • DCT Letter of Eligibility
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation

How should it be submitted?

Send completed applications via E-Mail or Regular Mail to Dr. Edward Greenblatt at above email/mailing address.

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

Interviews are by invitation. Applicants will be notified of interviews via email or phone. Interviews will be held in February. Applications submitted after 2/15/16 will not necessarily be reviewed.
3 Externship positions will be available for 2016-17.

Description of Externship

Populations commonly served:

Adults (parents of child patients only)
Primary and secondary victims of child abuse and domestic violence.
Ethnic Minorities


Training models offered:


Intervention training experiences commonly offered:

Individual Psychotherapy
Group Therapy
Parent guidance

Expected number of cases seen at any one time: 5-6 Individual

Assessment training experiences commonly offered:

Personality/Psychopathology Assessment
Assessment Report Writing
Mental Status Exam

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


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



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

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