Seton Hall University - Counseling & Psychological Services

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Last Update

February 28, 2017

Contact Information

Name of Externship: Counseling and Psychological Services, Seton Hall University

Name of Director/Coordinator: Dianne Aguero-Trotter, Ph.D., Associate Director

Street Address:

Mooney Hall, 2nd floor
400 South Orange Ave.
South Orange, NJ 07079

Telephone: 973-761-9500

Fax: 973-275-2415

Email: Dianne.Aguero-Trotter@shu.edu

Webpage: http://www.shu.edu/offices/counseling-services/training-opportunities.cfm

General Information

Start Date: September 8, 2017
End Date: May 15, 2017

Appropriate for:

Clinical
Counseling


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

Flexible scheduling; 16 hrs per week required; Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. required.

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

This externship is suitable for advanced 2nd year, and 3rd or 4th year doctoral students from a Clinical or Counseling Psychology program of study.

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

Prefer 3rd, or 4th year doctoral students from a Clinical or Counseling Psychology program of study. Prefer 2nd year doctoral student with prior clinical experience.

Is there a stipend for externs?

No

Application Process

Do you permit applications before January 15?

Yes

What materials need to be submitted?

  • Cover letter
  • CV
  • Official copy of graduate school transcripts
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation
  • Letter of readiness

How should it be submitted?

Either via postal mail or email


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

All applications received will be reviewed by our team of psychologists on staff. We will be accepting applications beginning January 2017. We will extend invitations for interviews in late January and early February. Acceptances for three(3) externship positions will be offered Tuesday, February 27, 2017. Our acceptance decisions are made collectively by our team of psychologists.

Description of Externship

Populations commonly served:

Young Adults
Adults
Ethnic Minorities
LGBTQ
Outpatient
Substance Abuse
Trauma


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

Not specified.

Training models offered:

CBT
Psychodynamic
Interpersonal
Integrative


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 Psychotherapy
Outreach program development
Mental Health 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: Our externs are expected to maintain an ongoing assignment of eight (8) individual cases and co-facilitate one psychotherapy group.


Assessment training experiences commonly offered:

Intakes
Intake Report Writing
Mental Status Exam
Substance Abuse assessments
Anger assessments
Eating Disorder assessments

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):


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


Supervision:

Estimated hours/week of individual supervision: One (1) hour per week
Estimated hours/week of group supervision: One (1) hour per week
Estimated hours/week of didactics: 60 minute graduate training seminar; 60 minute treatment team meeting

Amichaelides 22:20, 2 Jan 2013 (EST)



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