Provide description of Externship:
Mondays is a good day to select since the student group meets on Mondays. One evening is suggested to see clients that come after school or work.
General information about externship site:
Director of the Program: Dr. Farnaz Shah EDD
Training Director, (degree): EDD
URL for Externship Brochure:http://www.fsw.org
Length of externship (in months): September- May/June
Start Date: September 2019
End Date: May/ June 2020
How many hours a week are expected of extern?: 16
# of externs to be accepted for 2019-20: 2
Minimum level of readiness (any prior experiences or level of training required for applicants: prior experience in clinical work and testing preferred not required.
Do you provide a stipend? If so how much?: No
When do you expect to begin interviews? (Applications can be submitted no earlier than Jan 22): Interviews will start as soon as applications are in after January 22.
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 and applicants maybe interviewed by the clinic director briefly.
What application materials are required (i.e., cv, transcript, how many reference letters, case summary, test report, other?: Cover letter, CV, Transcript, 2 letters of reference and a testing report.
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: 8-10 individual clients and DBT group co-leading opportunities and other group opportunities.
Assessment training experiences commonly offered. Describe:
Expected number of full assessment batteries completed during externship (defined as administration of a battery of standardized tests): 2 full batteries of testing.
Estimate # of integrated assessment reports per year: 2
If offering Rorschach, which scoring systems used: Exner
Estimate hours/week of individual supervision: 1 hour
Estimated hours/week of group supervision: 1hour depending
Estimated hour/week of didactics: 2 hours every other week on Mondays.
Estimated co-therapy hours with supervisors:
Context of didactics (seminars, Grand Rounds): presentations on treatment modalities and case presentations.
Estimated informal open door "curbside" supervision: open to informal supervision
Describe direct supervision:
Specify if observation occurs during intervention, assessment, consultation (audio, video, live in person (in treatment room, one-way mirror, live video stream):
Both consultation with audio material and live in person, depending on the case.
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"?: Yes that could be a possibility that student can set up.
Is the agency readily accessible through public transportation?: Yes
Wheelchair accessible: Yes
Are home visits required as part of the trainee's duties?: No
Is a transportation stipend provided? No