Company Name:

Northwell Health Bipolar Center

Location:

Glen Oaks, New York

Population Served:

18-25, 26-64

Mandatory Days:

Tuesday after 12

Appropriate for:

Second Externship

Training Model

Interpersonal

Posted

November 15, 2018

Long Island Jewish Medical Center, The Zucker Hillside Hospital: Specialized Ambulatory Centers, Bipolar Externship Track


URL for Externship Brochure: https://professionals.northwell.edu/graduate-medical-education/psychology-training-program-zucker-hillside-hospital


Provide description of Externship:

The Bipolar Track of the specialized Ambulatory Centers utilizes the latest interventions with patients meeting criteria for primary diagnosis Bipolar Disorder. Externs will be trained and supervised in the evidence-based psychotherapy modality of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Interpersonal Social Rhythm Therapy (IPSRT). The extern responsibilities include conducting diagnostic interviews, providing individual therapy and co-leading group therapy for this population and their family members. Individual and group supervision are provided by experts in Bipolar Disorder. Externs participate in weekly didactics covering issues related to treatment and professional development. Possible extern hours are the following: Tuesday 11-8, Wednesday 9-5 or Thursday 9-2


General information about externship site:

Director of the Program: Alison Gilbert, PhD
Training Director, (degree): Elihu Turkel, PhD
Length of externship (in months): 12
Start Date: 7/2019
End Date: 7/2020
How many hours a week are expected of extern?: 16
Specialty tracks:
# of externs to be accepted for 2019-20: 1 extern
Minimum level of readiness (any prior experiences or level of training required for applicants): No
Preferences:
Do you provide a stipend? No  If so how much?:

Interviews:
When do you expect to begin interviews? (Applications can be submitted no earlier than Jan 22): Rolling
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 30min interviews will be conducted
What application materials are required (i.e., cv, transcript, how many reference letters, case summary, test report, other?: Cover letter, CV, two letters of recommendation, a de-identified case report, letter from the DCT indicating you are in good standing in your program and your readiness for practicum training

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:  5 Individual patients, 1 group
Assessment training experiences commonly offered. Describe: YMRS, HAM-D, SCID
Expected number of full assessment batteries completed during externship (defined as administration of a battery of standardized tests):  TBD
Estimate # of integrated assessment reports per year:
If offering Rorschach, which scoring systems used:

Supervision:
Estimate hours/week of individual supervision: 30min weekly supervision
Estimated hours/week of group supervision: 1 hour group supervision
Estimated hour/week of didactics: 1 hour didactics
Estimated co-therapy hours with supervisors:
Context of didactics (seminars, Grand Rounds): Weekly seminars, team meetings and grand rounds
Estimated informal open door "curbside" supervision: As needed
Describe direct supervision: Direct supervision includes training in evidence-based treatments for bipolar disorder and case conceptualization
Specify if observation occurs during intervention, assessment, consultation (audio, video, live in person (in treatment room, one-way mirror, live video stream): audio and/or video supervision

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"?:  TBD
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:

Northwell Health Bipolar Center

Location:

Glen Oaks, New York

Population Served:

18-25

Mandatory Days:

Tuesday after 12

Appropriate for:

Second Externship

Training Model

Interpersonal

Posted

November 15, 2018

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