Company Name:

Burke Rehabilitation Center

Location:

White Plains, New York

Population Served:

18-25, 26-64, 65+

Mandatory Days:

None

Appropriate for:

Second Externship

Training Model

Integrative

Posted

November 21, 2018

Burke Rehabilitation Hospital

Provide description of Externship: Rehabilitation psychology and neuropsychology externship with a medically complex, adult population 

General information about externship site:

Director of the Program: Dr. Julie Shulman/Dr. Heidi Spitz
Training Director, (degree): PsyD
Website: www.burke.org
URL for Externship Brochure:

https://www.burke.org/


Length of externship (in months): approximately 9 months
Start Date: Tuesday, September 3, 2019
End Date: June 7, 2019
How many hours a week are expected of extern?: 16
Specialty tracks: focused experience with geropsychology, health psychology and neuropsychological assessment
# of externs to be accepted for 2019-20: 2
Minimum level of readiness (any prior experiences or level of training required for applicants: preference given to students with prior clinical assessment experience and group psychotherapy skills but all experiential levels may apply  


Preferences:
Do you provide a stipend? If so how much?: no

Interviews:
When do you expect to begin interviews? (Applications can be submitted no earlier than Jan 22):  February/March
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 with supervisors
What application materials are required (i.e., cv, transcript, how many reference letters, case summary, test report, other?: cv, unofficial transcript, 2 letters of reference, neuropsychological or psychoeducational report if available

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: Individual patients on inpatient medical unit varies (up to 6 per week); approximately 1-2 groups, 1-2 longer term psychotherapy patients
Assessment training experiences commonly offered. Describe: weekly didactics on test administration and interpretation, neurological profiles.  
Expected number of full assessment batteries completed during externship (defined as administration of a battery of standardized tests): 2-3 full batteries, 10-20 brief cognitive screens
Estimate # of integrated assessment reports per year: 2-3 
If offering Rorschach, which scoring systems used: not applicable 

Supervision:
Estimate hours/week of individual supervision: 1-2
Estimated hours/week of group supervision: 1
Estimated hour/week of didactics: 1
Estimated co-therapy hours with supervisors: 1 (group therapy) 
Context of didactics (seminars, Grand Rounds): 1x weekly depending on day of attendance
Estimated informal open door "curbside" supervision: frequent; as needed
Describe direct supervision: 1:1 supervision with individual supervisor for case conceptualization and treatment planning for brief and longer term individual psychotherapy. Group supervision for group therapy. 
Specify if observation occurs during intervention, assessment, consultation (audio, video, live in person (in treatment room, one-way mirror, live video stream): Live, in person/consultation depending on the service

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"?: not applicable
Is the agency readily accessible through public transportation?: Metro North to a bus or taxi
Wheelchair accessible: yes
Are home visits required as part of the trainee's duties?: no 
Is a transportation stipend provided?: no

Company Name:

Burke Rehabilitation Center

Location:

White Plains, New York

Population Served:

18-25

Mandatory Days:

None

Appropriate for:

Second Externship

Training Model

Integrative

Posted

November 21, 2018

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