Spectrum Services

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Last Update

February 8, 2016

Contact Information

Name of Externship: Spectrum Services NYC

Name of Director/Coordinator: Kate Cody, PsyD

Street Address:

303 Fifth Avenue
Suite 1003
New York
NY

Telephone: 917-512-7751

Fax: 212-686-3536

Email: Kate Cody, PsyD

Webpage: http://www.spectrumservicesnyc.com

General Information

Start Date: Flexible, July to September
End Date: June

Appropriate for:

Clinical_
Counseling
Child clinical
Combined school/child clinical

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

2 days a week, 8 hrs per day, flexibility in scheduling

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

3rd year required or prior experience working with individuals diagnosed with ASD

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

Previous experience with psychological evaluation or populations diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) preferred

Is there a stipend for externs?

No

Application Process

Additional dates for applications?

Applications not accepted before January 19, 2016
Applications still accepted as of Monday, February 8, 2016

What materials need to be submitted?

  • Letter of application
  • CV
  • Two samples of written clinical material (psychological test report and/or case summary)
  • Letter of readiness
  • Two letters of recommendation

How should it be submitted?

E-mail to Dr. Cody at the above e-mail address.

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

_Not specified_

Description of Externship

Populations commonly served:

Children
Adolescents
Adults
Ethnic Minorities
Developmental Disabilities
Outpatient
Individuals diagnosed with ASD and related conditions

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

_Not specified_

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Training models offered:

CBT
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 Therapy

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
Psychoeducational Assessment
Assessment Report Writing
Personality/Psychopathology Assessment
Mental Status Exam
Cognitive Assessment
ASD Diagnostic 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 4-8 full batteries contingent upon prior experience_

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

_Approx 4-8._

Supervision:

Estimated hours/week of individual supervision: _1_
Estimated hours/week of group supervision: _1_
Estimated hours/week of didactics: _Variable. Additional training opportunities including voluntary participation in monthly peer supervision group and attendance at ASD specific conferences provided_


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