Riverdale Mental Health Center

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Last Update

January 2, 2013

    NOTE:  The Riverdale Mental Health Center will no longer offer an externship program.  

Contact Information

Name of Externship: Riverdale Mental Health Center

Name of Director/Coordinator: Sara Deutsch, PhD

Street Address:

5676 Riverdale Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471


Telephone: 718-796-5300, x169

Fax: Not given.

Email: sdeutsch@RMHA.org

Webpage: http://www.rmha.org/

General Information

Start Date: September 13
End Date: June 11

Appropriate for:

School
Clinical
Counseling


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

16 hours/week; Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, some flexibility in scheduling

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

Will take 2nd year and above

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

Not specified.

Is there a stipend for externs?

No

Application Process

Do you permit applications before January 15?

No

What materials need to be submitted?

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • 1 writing sample


How should it be submitted?

Regular mail


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

Not specified.

Description of Externship

Populations commonly served:

Infants
Children
Adolescents
Adults
Ethnic Minorities
Outpatient


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

Not specified.

Training models offered:

CBT
Psychodynamic



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
Family/couples Therapy
School Consultation


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: 4 to 6


Assessment training experiences commonly offered:

Neuropsychological Testing
Psychoeducational Assessment
Intakes
Intake Report Writing
Assessment Report Writing
Personality/Psychopathology Assessment
Structured Interviewing

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

Not specified.

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

4-5

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

4-5

Supervision:

Estimated hours/week of individual supervision: 2
Estimated hours/week of group supervision: Not specified.
Estimated hours/week of didactics: 2

Amichaelides 22:13, 7 Jan 2010 (EST)



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