Westchester Medical Center

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Last Update

December 22, 2015

Contact Information

Name of Externship: Westchester Medical Center

Name of Director/Coordinator: Suzanne Braniecki, Ph. D.

Street Address:

Westchester Medical Center
19 Bradhurst Ave, Suite 800S
Hawthorne, NY 10532

Telephone: 914-374-7606

Fax: 914-594-2291

Email: [1]

General Information

Start Date: September 1, 2016
End Date: June 30, 2017

Appropriate for:

Students interested in Neuropsychology from the following programs:
Clinical
School
Child Clinical
Combined School/Clinical



Scheduling (e.g., required/optional days of week, # hrs per day, total hours per week, flexibility in scheduling):Two days per week, approximately 8 hours per day.

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

Second-, third-, fourth-year (and higher) doctoral candidates are considered.

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

Prior experience in neuropsychology and/or pediatrics is preferred.

Is there a stipend for externs?

No

Application Process

Do you permit applications before January 15?

No

What materials need to be submitted?

  • Cover letter
  • CV
  • At least two letters of reference
  • Letter of readiness from Training Director


How should it be submitted?

Via email (Letters of reference must be in PDF format)


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

Interviews will be scheduled upon receipt of the student's completed application.

Description of Externship

Populations commonly served:

Children
Adolescents
Ethnic Minorities
Outpatient
Inpatient
Pediatric Neurology
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Pediatric Neurosurgery
Developmental Disorders


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

N/A.

Training models offered:

Neuropsychological


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

N/A.

Intervention training experiences commonly offered:

No therapeutic intervention such as psychotherapy offered currently


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

N/A.

Expected number of cases seen at any one time: N/A


Assessment training experiences commonly offered:

Neuropsychological assessment
Clinical Interview
Neuropsychological Report Writing

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

Inpatient evaluations are assigned if available.

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

Approximately 1 outpatient evaluation per week, with more experienced students given opportunity to see more (based on assessment availability)

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

1-2 (based on whether inpatient evaluation is available)

Supervision:

Estimated hours/week of individual supervision: 1 hour.
Estimated hours/week of group supervision: 1 hour.
Estimated hours/week of didactics: Approximately 1-2 hours per week.

Amichaelides 23:11, 7 Jan 2010 (EST)



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