New York Presbyterian - Westchester Division Track 8:Inpatient/Outpatient Behavioral Eating Disorders Program for Adolescents & Adults

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Last Update

Our five slots have been filled.

Contact Information

Name of Externship: Track 8: Inpatient & PHP Behavioral Eating Disorders Program for Adolescents & Adults

Name of Director/Coordinator: Dr. Tara Deliberto, Ph.D., Dr. Melissa Klein, Ph.D. & Dr. Evelyn Attia, MD (with Ms. Nina Huza)

Street Address:

21 Bloomingdale Road
New York Presbyterian Hospital—Westchester Division
White Plains, NY 10605

Telephone: 914-997-5769

Fax: 914-682-6964

Email: Ms. Nina Huza at nih9002@nyp.org

Webpage: http://www.nyp.org/psychiatry/services/center-for-eating-disorders

General Information

Start Date: July 1, 2017
End Date: June 30, 2018

Appropriate for:

Clinical

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

As per the individual's doctoral program's requirements

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

Any

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

Training in EBTs for eating disorders is preferred, but not necessary. Past training in behavioral therapy is required

Is there a stipend for externs?

No

Application Process

Additional dates for applications?

Standard

What materials need to be submitted?

  • Cover letter
  • CV
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Letter of readiness

How should it be submitted?

Address cover letter to Dr. Tara Deliberto, Ph.D., Dr. Melissa Klein, Ph.D. & Dr. Evelyn Attia, MD; however, all material should be emailed to Ms. Nina Huza at nih9002@nyp.org

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

None

Description of Externship

Populations commonly served:

Adults (mostly)
Adolescents
All genders
Ethnic minorities
Comorbid medical diagnoses (related to eating disorder)
Inpatient
Partial Hospitalization Program


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

None

Training models offered:

CBT
Behavioral Modeling
Integrative

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

None

Intervention training experiences commonly offered:

Group Therapy
Behavioral Modeling
Family Therapy
Individual Psychotherapy

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

N/A

Expected number of cases seen at any one time: 7-10


Assessment training experiences potentially available:

Psychoeducational Assessment
Personality/Psychopathology Assessment
Mental Status Exam
Cognitive Assessment


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

N/A

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

As per student interest and/or doctoral program requirements

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

As per student interest and/or doctoral program requirements

Supervision:

Estimated hours/week of individual supervision: 1-2, or as per student request and/or doctoral program requirements
Estimated hours/week of group supervision: 1-2, or as per student request and/or doctoral program requirements
Estimated hours/week of didactics: 3, or as per student request and/or doctoral program requirements


Other Comments

5 positions are being offered during the 2017-2018 academic year. Although it is preferred that externs commit to 20 hours per week, externs attending programs who require that the trainee commit to no more than 16 hours will be considered.

Our five slots have been filled.