Company Name:

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation

Location:

West Orange, New Jersey

Population Served:

18-25, 26-64, 65+, Forensic, TBI/Cog Impairment/Cognitive Remediation, Medical, Inpatient, Trauma

Mandatory Days:

None

Appropriate for:

Any Level

Training Model

CBT

Posted

October 17, 2018

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation - Adult Neuropsychology Externship

Provide description of Externship:

General information about externship site:

Director of the Program: Kelly Kearns, PsyD
Training Director, (degree): Neuropsychologist
Website: https://www.kessler-rehab.com/

URL for Externship Brochure:

Length of externship (in months): 12 months
Start Date: July 1st
End Date: June 30th
How many hours a week are expected of extern?: 16.0
Specialty tracks: Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury
# of externs to be accepted for 2019-20: 5
Minimum level of readiness (any prior experiences or level of training required for applicants: 
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): Mid February
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 2-3 neuropsychologists
What application materials are required (i.e., cv, transcript, how many reference letters, case summary, test report, other?: CV, letters of rec, assessment 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: Approximately 1 neuropsychological evaluation weekly, as well as 3-4 individual psychotherapy sessions
Assessment training experiences commonly offered. Describe: Brief bedside neuropsychological assessment and psychotherapy
Expected number of full assessment batteries completed during externship (defined as administration of a battery of standardized tests): Approximately 1-2 assessments weekly
Estimate # of integrated assessment reports per year: 20+
If offering Rorschach, which scoring systems used: N/A

Supervision:
Estimate hours/week of individual supervision: 1.0
Estimated hours/week of group supervision: N/A
Estimated hour/week of didactics: 1.0
Estimated co-therapy hours with supervisors: N/A
Context of didactics (seminars, Grand Rounds): brain injury, rehab psychology, neuroanatomy, dementia, forensic issues
Estimated informal open door "curbside" supervision: 1.0
Describe direct supervision: 1 hour scheduled weekly
Specify if observation occurs during intervention, assessment, consultation (audio, video, live in person (in treatment room, one-way mirror, live video stream):
Live 
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"?: N/A
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

Company Name:

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation

Location:

West Orange, New Jersey

Population Served:

18-25

Mandatory Days:

None

Appropriate for:

Any Level

Training Model

CBT

Posted

October 17, 2018

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