SUNY Downstate Medical Center Department of Neurology - Externship in Clinical Neuropsychology

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Last Update

January 10, 2017

Contact Information

Name of Externship: Neuropsychology

Name of Director/Coordinator: Luba Nakhutina, Ph.D., ABPP-CN

Street Address:

450 Clarkson Avenue
Neurology Dep Box 1275
Brooklyn, NY 11203


Telephone: 718-221-5760

Fax: Not given.

Email: luba.nakhutina@gmail.com

Webpage: Not given.

General Information

Start Date: September 2017 (there is an option to begin in the summer)
End Date: Fall/Spring

Appropriate for:

Clinical
Health


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

Thur 9am to 5pm (9am to 2pm on-site is an option) and Fri 9am - 5pm

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

assessment course preferred

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

Prior experience administering/scoring NP measures - preferred but not required

Is there a stipend for externs?

No

Application Process

Do you permit applications before January 15?

No

What materials need to be submitted?

  • CV
  • Letter of interest
  • 2 Letters of recommendation



How should it be submitted?

Email or mail


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

Not specified.

Description of Externship

Populations commonly served:

Adults
Elderly
Ethnic Minorities
TBI/Cog impairment
Epilepsy
Dementia, MCI
Medical
Neurological
Psychiatric
Developmental Disabilities
Inpatient
Outpatient
Substance Abuse


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

Not specified.

Training models offered:

Not specified.




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

Not specified.

Intervention training experiences commonly offered:

Not specified.





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:

Neuropsychological Testing
Assessment Report Writing
Personality/Psychopathology Assessment
Intakes
Behavioral Assessment
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):

1 per week

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

1 per week

Supervision:

Estimated hours/week of individual supervision: 1-2hr per week (i.e., 2 days)
Estimated hours/week of group supervision: 0
Estimated hours/week of didactics: 2-3 hours

Amichaelides 20:56, 3 Dec 2009 (EST)



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