SCO Family of Services - Madonna Heights Group Residence

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Last Update

February 27, 2017

Contact Information

Name of Externship: Madonna Heights Group Residence Psychology Externship

Name of Director/Coordinator: Tara Maddalena, Psy. D.

151 Burrs Lane
Dix Hills, NY 11746


Telephone: (631) 643-8800 extension: 0147


Email: tmaddalena@sco.org

Webpage: www.sco.org

General Information

Start Date: September End Date: May-June

Appropriate for:

Clinical
Child clinical


Scheduling (e.g., required/optional days of week, # hrs per day, total hours per week, flexibility in scheduling): Wednesdays required, 2-3 days a week, 8 hrs per day, flexibility in scheduling

Required level of readiness 2nd, 3rd year, or 4th year

Preferred level of readiness(any prior experiences preferred for applicants): completed 1st year assessment courses

Is there a stipend for externs? No

Application Process

Additional dates for applications? Applications accepted Winter and Spring

What materials need to be submitted?

Letter of application

Two samples of written clinical material (psychological test report and/or case summary)

Letter of readiness

How should it be submitted?

Email to tmaddalena@sco.org

Any details of the application process (e.g., interviewing, time frame, how decisions are made): Not specified

Description of Externship

Populations commonly served:

Adolescents
Families
Ethnic Minorities
Trauma
Trafficked
Foster Care
Juvenile Delinquent


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

Not specified

Training models offered:

CBT
Trauma Focused-CBT
Integrative
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
School Consultation
Family

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 therapy case and 1 group


Assessment training experiences commonly offered:

Assessment Report Writing
Personality/Psychopathology Assessment
Mental Status Exam
Cognitive Assessment

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):

Approx 6 full batteries

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

Approx 6

Supervision:

Estimated hours/week of individual supervision: 2
Estimated hours/month of group supervision: 2
Estimated hours/week of didactics: not specified


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