St. Luke's - Roosevelt Hospitals

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Contact Information

Name of Externship: Mt. Sinai West
Department of Neurology, Neuropsychological Assessment Practice

Name of Director/Coordinator: Joanne Festa, PhD

Street Address:

425 West 59th Street

6th Floor Neurology

New York, NY 10019


Telephone: (212) 523- 8060

Fax: (212) 523 6962

Email: Joanne Festa, PhD

Webpage: http://www.docnet.org/physicians/phys_bios.aspx?phys_id=12187

General Information

Start Date: End Date:


Mount Sinai West - Neuropsychology Training Program is seeking one full time extern enrolled in Ph.D. or Psy.D.program with specialization in neuropsychology


Appropriate for:

Clinical Neuropsychology


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

Full Time = Minimum of 16 Hrs/Wk

A full time externship can be comprised of any of these days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday afternoon, Friday.


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

Previous testing experience preferred, coursework that included administration of the WAIS required.

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

Prefer 2nd through 4th year

Is there a stipend for externs?

No

Application Process

Do you permit applications before January 21?

No

What materials need to be submitted?

  • CV
  • BRIEF cover letter stating testing experience



How should it be submitted?

Email to Dr. Festa and use receipt notification


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

Applications are reviewed, best candidates are interviewed.

Description of Externship

Populations commonly served:

Adults with neurological or medical disorders


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


Training models offered:

Clinical Neuropsychological Assessment, Flexible Battery Approach.
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Inpatient and outpatient


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

Not specified.

Intervention training experiences commonly offered:

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

Not specified.

Assessment training experiences commonly offered:

Diagnostic Intake Interview, case formulation, battery selection, test administration, scoring, interpretation, report writing.
Opportunity to attend neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry grand rounds.
Research Opportunities
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If any of these assessment experiences are only available to students under certain circumstances, please indicate:

Not specified.



Supervision:

Estimated hours/week of individual supervision: 1 hour
Estimated hours/week of group supervision: 1 hour

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Other Comments

This is an opportunity for an extern to expand their neuropsychological assessment experience with neurological, neurosurgical and medical patient populations. The extern will have the opportunity to conduct testing with inpatient and outpatient referrals. Experience with neuropsychological testing (WAIS-IV, memory tests, etc) is required but further training on administration, scoring and interpretation of neuropsychological tests will be provided. Externs will administer tests, score batteries, and prepare and write reports.

Clinical: The extern will participate in clinical neuropsychological assessment of inpatients and outpatients patients at the faculty practice of Roosevelt Hospital. Neurological, neurosurgical, medical, and rehabilitation patients are seen in the practice.

Duration: A full time externship, two days a week. July 2015 through June 2016. Duration can be expanded if desired. Start date can be flexible.

Weekdays: A full time externship can be comprised of any of these days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday afternoon, Friday.

Opportunities for dissertation research abound! For students interested in developing a neuropsychological research study for master’s thesis or dissertation, there are several opportunities for research development.


Supervisor and Contact: Joanne Festa, PhD Director, Neuropsychology in Neurology Mt. Sinai West 425 West 59th Street – Suite 6A New York, NY 10032

212 523 8060 jfesta@chpnet.org