The Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at Staten Island University Hospital

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Contact Information

Name of Externship: The Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at Staten Island University Hospital

Name of Director/Coordinator: Dr. Rosemarie Basile (Clinical Coordinator, Brain Injury Program)

Street Address:

475 Seaview Ave.
Staten Island, NY 10305


Telephone: (718) 226-6501

Fax: Not given.

Email: rosemarie_basile@siuh.edu

Webpage: http://www.siuh.edu/rehab/index.html

General Information

Start Date: September 1st or January 5th
End Date: 6-month rotation (could be 1 year as well)

Appropriate for:

School
Clinical


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

16 – 20 hours/week, M-F, 9am to 5pm (some 8am to 4pm)

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

MA level preferred, BA also accepted if the student has the required experience

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

Knowledge of WAIS, psychometrics, report-writing experience

Is there a stipend for externs?

No

Application Process

Do you permit applications before January 15?

Yes

What materials need to be submitted?

  • Letter of intent
  • CV
  • List of test given in the past


How should it be submitted?

By e-mail


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

About 2 weeks after the e-mail, the student will be called for an interview. A professor/supervisor will also be called & asked to provide info about the student’s testing and writing abilities.

Description of Externship

Populations commonly served:

Infants
Children
Adolescents
Adults
Elderly
Ethnic Minorities
LGBTQ
TBI/Cog impairment
Medical
Developmental Disabilities
Outpatient


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

Externs do not work with Infants but are able to observe. Work with Children is based on experience.

Training models offered:

CBT
The focus is on diagnosis and evaluation, not so much on therapy.



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

Not specified.

Intervention training experiences commonly offered:

Cognitive Remediation
Group Therapy




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

Individual Therapy – only if student has extensive experience

Expected number of cases seen at any one time: No specific number expected, as the focus is on quality rather than “productivity.” Average: about 5 hours of billable time (testing)


Assessment training experiences commonly offered:

Neuropsychological Testing
Psychoeducational Assessment
Intakes
Assessment Report Writing

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

Everything is based on level of experience.

Expected number of full assessment batteries completed during externship (defined as administration of a battery of standardized tests):

2 per week

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

2 per week

Supervision:

Estimated hours/week of individual supervision: 1 hour/week
Estimated hours/week of group supervision: 1 hour/week
Estimated hours/week of didactics: 2 didactics/month – attendance is encouraged but not mandatory

Amichaelides 22:32, 7 Jan 2010 (EST)



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