Rockland Children’'s Psychiatric Center

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Last Update

February 08, 2016

Contact Information

Name of Externship: Rockland Children’s Psychiatric Center

Name of Director/Coordinator: Mathew Jacob, Ph. D., Principal Psychologist

Street Address:

2 First Ave
Orangeburg, NY 10962


Cell Phone:845-290-2006
Telephone: 845-680-3632

Fax: 845-680-8940

Email: mathew.jacob@omh.ny.gov

Webpage: Not given.

General Information

Start Date: September
End Date: June

Appropriate for:

School
Clinical
Counseling


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

20 hours for Clinical and School with two full days and a half day. If the externship is soley for testing experience the 16 hours and two full days would be sufficient.

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

Psychological testing experience with various intellectual instruments and personality testing including projectives.

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

3rd year Doctoral students are ideal. 2nd year students are ideal candidates for the Psychological Testing track.

Is there a stipend for externs?

No

Application Process

Do you permit applications before January 15?

No

What materials need to be submitted?

  • Letter eligibility from doctoral program
  • CV
  • Student copy of transcript
  • Test report with identification deleted
  • 2 references


How should it be submitted?

Email would be ideal.


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

Interviews are usually held late January or early February. We meet as a department and offers are usually made to applicants as per externship guidelines.

Description of Externship

Populations commonly served:

Adolescents
Ethnic Minorities
Developmental Disabilities
Inpatient
Substance Abuse



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

Not specified.

Training models offered:

CBT
Humanistic/Existential
DBT


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

Some of the units have specific treatment models such DBT. Some exposure through didactics and grand rounds are available to all students.

Intervention training experiences commonly offered:

Individual Psychotherapy
Group Therapy, inclulding DBT Skills
Family Therapy
School Consultation
Medical Consultation
Mental Health Consultation
Functional Behavior Analysis


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: Not specified.


Assessment training experiences commonly offered:

Psychoeducational Assessment
Assessment Report Writing
Behavioral Assessment
Personality/Psychopathology Assessment
Structured Interviewing
Mental Status Exam

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):

One assessment per month

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

One report per month

Supervision:

Estimated hours/week of individual supervision: One hour face to face minimum and more as needed, especially for testing
Estimated hours/week of group supervision: One hour
Estimated hours/week of didactics: One hour didactics; Monthly grand rounds and Monthly departmental meetings

Amichaelides 22:15, 7 Jan 2010 (EST)



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