North Jersey Neurodevelopmental Center

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Last Update

January 2017

Contact Information

Name of Externship: North Jersey Neurodevelopmental Center

Name of Director/Coordinator: Elizabeth Kera, Ph.D.

Street Address: 909 Belmont Avenue

2nd floor
North Haledon, N.J. 07508


Telephone: 201-615-0060

Fax: 973-423-2003

Email: [1]

Webpage: http://www.njneurodevelopmental.com

General Information

Start Date: September
End Date: June

Appropriate for:

Clinical Neuropsychology doctoral students interested in assessment of children and adults
Main clinical populations include learning disability, ADHD, epilepsy, stroke, dementia, movement disorders, and other medical/ neurologic cases


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

1-2 days per week (Mon through Fri, 9-5)

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

2nd, 3rd, or 4th year doctoral students with neuropsychological testing experience

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

3rd year

Is there a stipend for externs?

No

Application Process

Additional dates for applications?

Applications considered on ongoing basis

What materials need to be submitted?

  • Letter of application
  • CV
  • Two samples of written clinical material (neuropsychological test report and/or case summary)
  • Letter of readiness

How should it be submitted?

email or mail to Dr. Kera at the above contact addresses.


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

Once applications are received, candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Description of Externship

Populations commonly served:

Children
Adolescents
Geriatric
Outpatient

Training models offered:

Comprehensive approach to neuropsychological assessment

Intervention training experiences commonly offered:

Assessment training experiences commonly offered:

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


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

Depending on length of semester and level of experience, approximately 1-2 full batteries per week. Can be decided on individual basis according to needs of student.

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

Depending on length of semester and level of experience, approximately 1-2 full reports per week. Can be decided on individual basis according to needs of student.

Supervision:

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


Other Comments

Externs may be considered for summer semester experiences as well on a case by case basis.