UMDNJ-UBHC, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

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Last Update

January 7, 2010

Contact Information

Name of Externship: UMDNJ-UBHC, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Name of Director/Coordinator: Dr. Norm Travis

Street Address:

671 Hoes Lane
Piscataway, NJ 08854


Telephone: (732) 235-4457; (732) 235-5720

Fax: (732) 235-4841

Email: travisno@umdnj.edu

Webpage: Not specified.

General Information

Start Date: Academic Year
End Date:

Appropriate for:

School
Clinical
Counseling


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

2 days, 10 hours minimum

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

At least second year, completion of child development and/or child psychopathology and/or family therapy courses, some experience with therapy and/or clinical interviewing

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

At least third year; all of the above, some play and family therapy experience

Is there a stipend for externs?

No

Application Process

Do you permit applications before January 15?

Yes

What materials need to be submitted?

  • Transcript
  • CV
  • Program description
  • Learning/training goals


How should it be submitted?

Email or reg. mail


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

Interview with director, if accepted all UBHC/UMDNJ requirements must be met prior to start.

Description of Externship

Populations commonly served:

Children
Adolescents
Adults
Ethnic Minorities
Developmental Disabilities



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

Not specified.

Training models offered:

CBT
Humanistic/Existential
Psychodynamic
Systems/Strategic


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
Family/couples Therapy
School Consultation
Milieu
Behavior Management


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: 1-2


Assessment training experiences commonly offered:

Intakes
Intake Report Writing
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):

0

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

0

Supervision:

Estimated hours/week of individual supervision: 1
Estimated hours/week of group supervision: 1?
Estimated hours/week of didactics: 0

Amichaelides 21:43, 7 Jan 2010 (EST)



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