Company Name:

Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center

Location:

New York, New York

Population Served:

5-12, 13-17, 18-25, 26-64, 65+, Forensic, TBI/Cog Impairment/Cognitive Remediation, Medical, Outpatient

Mandatory Days:

Tuesday - all day

Appropriate for:

Third Externship

Training Model

Assessment

Posted

November 13, 2018

Neuropsychology Externship

Provide description of Externship:
Focusing on infancy through senescence of all genders, identities, and ethnicities with very diverse languages. Primarily outpatient facility, medical, with neurological disorders, and some forensic cases. Cognitive remediation is offered. 


General information about externship site:

Director of the Program:                                                             Kenneth Perrine, Ph.D. ABPP-CN        

Training Director, (degree):                                                        Kenneth Perrine, Ph.D. ABPP-CN
Website:
URL for Externship Brochure:                                                    http://weillcornellbrainandspine.org/externships-clinical-neuropsychology

Length of externship (in months):                                            12 months
Start Date:                                                                                    7/1/19
End Date:                                                                                      6/30/20
How many hours a week are expected of extern?:                16
Specialty tracks:                                                                            Adult and child neuropsychology; Cognitive remediation
# of externs to be accepted for 2019-20:                                6
Minimum level of readiness (any prior experiences or level of training required for applicants:           

                                                                                                         Third and fourth years; 17 prior experiences with neuropsychological evaluation
Preferences:                                                                                Prior externship in neuropsychology
Do you provide a stipend? If so how much?:                           Not offered

Interviews:
When do you expect to begin interviews? (Applications can be submitted no earlier than Jan 22):  

January 22nd


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 by invitation, scheduled as convenient for both parties. 


What application materials are required (i.e., cv, transcript, how many reference letters, case summary, test report, other?:

CV, cover letter, transcript, 2 letters, 1 case summary, test report, other

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:

1 to 2 neuropsychological evaluations per week. For those interested, 1 to 2 cognitive remediation patients per week. 


Assessment training experiences commonly offered. Describe:

Child and adult neuropsychological evaluations including MMPI-2-RF


Expected number of full assessment batteries completed during externship (defined as administration of a battery of standardized tests):

Approximately 60-70


Estimate # of integrated assessment reports per year:

As above.


If offering Rorschach, which scoring systems used:

No offered. 

Supervision:
Estimate hours/week of individual supervision:                     At least 2 hours of individual supervision
Estimated hours/week of group supervision:                         1 to 2 hours of group supervision
Estimated hour/week of didactics:                                             2 to 3 hours of didactics
Estimated co-therapy hours with supervisors:                         2 hours
Context of didactics (seminars, Grand Rounds):                     Seminars, Grand Rounds, Case Conferences, and brain cuttings
Estimated informal open door "curbside" supervision:         Considerable
Describe direct supervision:                                                        

Specialized training in medical neuropsychological testing; integration of medical and social history with neuropsychological findings; review of drafts; case conceptualization


Specify if observation occurs during intervention, assessment, consultation (audio, video, live in person (in treatment room, one-way mirror, live video stream):

In person

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:

Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center

Location:

New York, New York

Population Served:

5-12

Mandatory Days:

Tuesday - all day

Appropriate for:

Third Externship

Training Model

Assessment

Posted

November 13, 2018

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