Population Served:

5-12, 13-17, Outpatient

Mandatory Days:

None

Appropriate for:

Third Externship

Training Model

Family Systems

Posted

October 18, 2018

Lenox Hill- The Externship Program in Child Clinical Neuropsychology Center for Attention & Learning Disorders

The Center for Attention and Learning (CAL) atNorth Shore - LIJLenox Hill Hospital is offering Clinical Child Neuropsychology Externship positions for the upcoming academic year. The mission of CAL is to provide comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations to low-income school-aged children with learning disabilities and/or ADHD. Externs are expected to work two days per week. The extern will gain experience in the following areas:

  • Neuropsychological evaluation of the LD or ADHD child. Opportunities to evaluate other neurodevelopmental diagnoses are frequent.
  • Consultation and advocacy assistance with families trying to navigate the special education system.
  • Behavioral and psychosocial approaches to addressing issues related learning disorders and ADHD.

All externs will receive individual supervision, and participate in weekly didactic seminar and clinical forum conferences designed to provide an in-depth understanding of current issues in learning disabilities and ADHD. Also, externs will have the opportunity to attend Grand Rounds at Lenox Hill Hospital. The CAL staff includes five staff psychologists, four post-doctoral neuropsychology fellows, and a social worker. We work closely with legal advocates (via al partnerships), and child psychiatrists at the Outpatient Center for Mental Health, which is part of the Department of Psychiatry. Lenox Hill Hospital is part of the Northwell healthcare system. Please send:

  • A letter of interest, stating your reason for your interest in the program and your long-term professional goals
  • C.V.
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A sample report of a child evaluation

Contact Information:
Ms. Meredith Israel, Program Manager
The Center for Attention and Learning - Lenox Hill Hospital
210 East 64th Street, Fourth Floor
New York, NY 10065
212-702-7374



General information about externship site:

Director of the Program: Dr. Anna Ward Goodearl
Training Director, (degree): PhD
Website:
Length of externship (in months): 10
Start Date: Sept 4
End Date: June 15th
How many hours a week are expected of extern?: 15
Specialty tracks: child and adolescent neuropsychology
# of externs to be accepted for 2019-20: 2
Minimum level of readiness (any prior experiences or level of training required for applicants: Previous testing experience
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): Immediately
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
What application materials are required (i.e., cv, transcript, how many reference letters, case summary, test report, other?:
 

  • A letter of interest, stating your reason for your interest in the program and your long-term professional goals
  • C.V.
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A sample report of a child evaluation



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:  see description above
Assessment training experiences commonly offered. Describe: Child and adolescent nuero psychological assessments
Expected number of full assessment batteries completed during externship (defined as administration of a battery of standardized tests): 4-5
Estimate # of integrated assessment reports per year: 4-5
If offering Rorschach, which scoring systems used: not offering

Supervision:
Estimate hours/week of individual supervision: 1
Estimated hours/week of group supervision: 1
Estimated hour/week of didactics: 2
Estimated co-therapy hours with supervisors: 0
Context of didactics (seminars, Grand Rounds): see above
Estimated informal open door "curbside" supervision: always
Describe direct supervision: during assessment and feedbacks
 
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, school visits
Is a transportation stipend provided?: no

Company Name:

Lenox Hill- The Externship Program in Child Clinical Neuropsychology Center for Attention & Learning Disorders

Location:

New York, New York

Population Served:

5-12

Mandatory Days:

None

Appropriate for:

Third Externship

Training Model

Family Systems

Posted

October 18, 2018

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