Company Name:

Behavioral Health Institute of Monmouth County

Location:

Hazlet, New Jersey

Population Served:

18-25, 26-64, 65+

Mandatory Days:

One required night

Appropriate for:

Second Externship

Training Model

CBT

Posted

November 18, 2018

Behavioral Health Institute of Monmouth County

Provide description of Externship:

Practicum placement at BHINJ provides students the opportunity to learn and practice brief psychotherapy skills in a community based private practice setting. Supervision is provided with an emphasis on behavioral theory and students carry a small caseload of individual clients. Additionally, there is the opportunity to co-lead psychotherapy groups with a licensed psychologist and/or other practicum students. 

General information about externship site:

Director of the Program: Deirdre Waters, PsyD
Training Director, (degree): Deirdre Waters, PsyD
Website: http://www.behavioralhealthinstitutenj.com/

URL for Externship Brochure:
Length of externship (in months): Academic year, nine months
Start Date: September 2019
End Date: May 2020
How many hours a week are expected of extern?: 16 hours
Specialty tracks:
# of externs to be accepted for 2019-20: 3
Minimum level of readiness (any prior experiences or level of training required for applicants: 2nd year +
Preferences:
Do you provide a stipend? If so how much?: No stipend

Interviews:
When do you expect to begin interviews? (Applications can be submitted no earlier than Jan 22): Feb 2019
Interview process (provide information about interview process- time frame, how decisions are made) Also, do you conduct individual and/or group interviews; case presentation, other information?: Individual interviews, approximately 20 minutes
What application materials are required (i.e., cv, transcript, how many reference letters, case summary, test report, other?: Completed application

Intervention and Assessment:
Intervention training experiences offered: Estimate average number of individual patients that students will carry; estimate number of groups and other types of interventions. Offer description: Practicum students carry a caseload of 5-8 individual clients and may co-lead 1 group
Assessment training experiences commonly offered. Describe: Intake interviews
Expected number of full assessment batteries completed during externship (defined as administration of a battery of standardized tests): N/A
Estimate # of integrated assessment reports per year: N/A
If offering Rorschach, which scoring systems used: N/A

Supervision:
Estimate hours/week of individual supervision: 1
Estimated hours/week of group supervision: 1.5
Estimated hour/week of didactics: 2
Estimated co-therapy hours with supervisors: Varies
Context of didactics (seminars, Grand Rounds): Monthly
Estimated informal open door "curbside" supervision: .5
Describe direct supervision: Individual supervision emphasizing CBT case conceptualization and theory
Specify if observation occurs during intervention, assessment, consultation (audio, video, live in person (in treatment room, one-way mirror, live video stream):

Support:
If you have only one extern, would you be to have the extern participate in a peer support consortium with other sites- live or "SKYPE"?: Possible
Is the agency readily accessible through public transportation?: No
Wheelchair accessible: No
Are home visits required as part of the trainee's duties?: No
Is a transportation stipend provided?: N/A

Company Name:

Behavioral Health Institute of Monmouth County

Location:

Hazlet, New Jersey

Population Served:

18-25

Mandatory Days:

One required night

Appropriate for:

Second Externship

Training Model

CBT

Posted

November 18, 2018

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