Rusk Rehabilitation – New York University Langone Medical Center - Pediatrics
Last Update 11/25/13
Name of Externship:Rusk Rehabilitation
Name of Director/Coordinator: Robert M. Gordon, Psy.D.
Street Address: Ambulatory Care Center, 240 East 38th Street, Room 1720, New York, N.Y. 10016
Webpage: http://rusk.med.nyu.ed/psychology internship
General Information Start Date: September 1st End Date: end of June
Appropriate for: Clinical Child clinical Combined school/child clinical
Externs work 2 days a week (days are flexible)
Required level of readiness (any prior experiences or level of training required for applicants): e.g., 3rd or 4th year with neuropsychological experience preferred
Preferred level of readiness(any prior experiences preferred for applicants):'
3rd or 4th year students
Is there a stipend for externs? No
Applications not accepted before January 20
What materials need to be submitted?
Letter of application CV One sample of written clinical material (psychological or neuropsychological test report) Two Letter of readiness
How should it be submitted? Email to Dr. Gordon at the above address.
Any details of the application process (e.g., interviewing, time frame, how decisions are made): Meet with Director of Extern Training and one of the supervisors on the Pediatric Service
Description of Externship: Rusk Rehabilitation is offering two externship positions on the Pediatric Outpatient Service. The major focus is comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations and some individual psychotherapy with children and adolescents with a variety of congenital disabilities including spina bifida and cerebral palsy and acquired disabilities including Traumatic Brain Injury, stroke, and cancer. The externs also attend two weekly seminars on issues in rehabilitation and neuropsychology and family therapy.
Populations commonly served: Children Adolescents Ethnic Minorities Developmental Disabilities Outpatient
Training models offered: Examples follow CBT Integrative Psychodynamic
Intervention training experiences commonly offered:
Expected number of cases seen at any one time:2 psychotherapy, 2 neuropsychological evaluations
Assessment training experiences commonly offered:
Neuropsychological Testing Psychoeducational Assessment Assessment Report Writing Personality/Psychopathology Assessment Cognitive Assessment
Expected number of full assessment batteries completed during externship (defined as administration of a battery of standardized tests): Approximately 12 full batteries
number of assessment reports completed during externship (defined as writing reports based on a battery of standardized tests: 12
Supervision: Estimated hours/week of individual supervision: 2
Estimated hours/week of didactics: 2 hours