Princeton House Women's Programs

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Last Update

1/29/14

Contact Information

Name of Externship: Princeton House Women's Program

Name of Director/Coordinator: Judith Margolin, Psy.D.

Street Address:

1000 Herrontown Rd
Princeton, NJ 08540
outpatient opportunities available in Princeton and North Brunswick, NJ


Telephone: 609-613-4316

Fax:

Email: Judith Margolin, Psy.D.

Webpage: http://www.princetonhcs.org/

General Information

Start Date: September 1 (flexible)
End Date: June 30 (flexible)

Appropriate for:

Clinical


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

This externship requires a commitment of approximately 16 hours/week, preferably two full days. Clinical work focuses predominantly on group interventions, some individual therapy, treatment team meetings, DBT consultation, individual and group supervisions and other educational opportunities as available. The treatment population is adult women primarily experiencing severe emotion dysregulation, Complex PTSD, mood disorders, disordered eating, and addictions. Treatment approach is primarily informed by Dialectical Behavior Therapy and mindfulness, Stage One Trauma and Trauma and Addictions treatment. Hours to be scheduled Monday thru Friday from 8:30 to 5. There will be 1-2 supervision hours/week (mix of individual and group where applicable), to be scheduled at the convenience of extern and supervisor.

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

Applicants should be at least in their third year of training at the time the externship begins though others may be considered on a case by case basis who have a strong clinical background. Some prior clinical experience working with Adults in Group Therapy is preferred.

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

Prior knowledge of DBT or Trauma a plus.

Is there a stipend for externs?

No

Application Process

Do you permit applications before January 15?

Yes

What materials need to be submitted?

  1. Email CV and cover letter to jmargolin@princetonhcs.org.
  2. Proof of current malpractice insurance, held by the applicant or by the graduate program to cover work at an externship site
  3. Three recommendations


How should it be submitted?

email to Judith Margolin at jmargolin@princetonhcs.org

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

Qualified applicants will be invited to meet with staff psychologist and/or one of the postdoctoral fellows.

Description of Externship

Populations commonly served:

Adult Women
Trauma
Partial Hospital/Intensive Outpatient Program
Adolescent Girls at Princeton Location
Eating Disorders at Princeton location


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

Not specified.

Training models offered:

Integration of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Relational-Cultural Model
Mindfulness Based Trauma treatment models
Seeking Safety


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

Not specified.

Intervention training experiences commonly offered:

Individual Psychotherapy
Group Therapy




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: 1-2


Assessment training experiences commonly offered:

Minimal


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

Amichaelides 22:50, 30 Nov 2009 (EST)



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