YCS Institute for Infant and Preschool Mental Health

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Last Update

April 20, 2012

Contact Information

Name of Externship: YCS Institute for Infant and Preschool Mental health

Name of Director/Coordinator: Dr. Aileen Torres

Street Address:

60 Evergreen Place, 10th Floor
East Orange, New Jersey 07018


Telephone: 973-395-5500 ext. 309

Fax: 973-395-9916

Email: aitorres@ycs.org

Webpage: http://www.ycs.org/main_layout.php?content_id=99

General Information

Start Date: September
End Date: June

Appropriate for:

School
Clinical
Counseling


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

Thursday mornings required (8:30-12), minimum hours per week: 16, but can do more if wanted.

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

Must have completed cognitive and personality assessment courses

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

Prefer some child experience but not mandatory.

Is there a stipend for externs?

No

Application Process

Do you permit applications before January 15?

No

What materials need to be submitted?

  • CV
  • Writing sample (preferably testing case)
  • Two letters of reference


How should it be submitted?

Online


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

Decisions are made based on experience and individual interview. Most applicants are informed within a few weeks of initial application. Applicants will be accepted on a rolling basis.

Description of Externship

Populations commonly served:

Infants
Children
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:

Psychodynamic
DIR/Floortime
PCIT
Dyadic Therapy
Family Sytems
Dvelopmental


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
Mental Health Consultation


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: approximately 5


Assessment training experiences commonly offered:

Intakes
Intake Report Writing
Assessment Report Writing

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):

8-10

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

8-10

Supervision:

Estimated hours/week of individual supervision: 1
Estimated hours/week of group supervision: 1-3
Estimated hours/week of didactics: 2

Amichaelides 23:18, 7 Jan 2010 (EST)



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