Program Information: Psychological Services

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Member Site Information
APPIC Member Number: 1459
Program Type: Internship
Membership Type: Full Membership
Site: Long Island Jewish Medical Center -The Zucker Hillside Hospital
Department: Psychological Services
Address: The Zucker Hillside Hospital, 75-59 263rd Street
Glen Oaks, New York 11004-1150
Country: United States
Metro Area: Not Applicable
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA
Distance from Major City: Glen Oaks is in Queens, 23 miles from Manhattan
Phone: 718-470-8387x
Fax: 718-413-1973
Email: eturkel@northwell.edu
Web Address: https://www.northwell.edu/research-and-education/graduate-medical-education/training-program-psychology-northwell-health
Brochure Website's Address: https://www.northwell.edu/research-and-education/graduate-medical-education/training-program-psychology-northwell-health
Primary Agency Type: Private Psychiatric Hospital
Additional Agency Types:
  • Private General Hospital
  • Private Psychiatric Hospital
Member of APPIC since:
Accreditation
APA Accreditation Accredited
CPA Accreditation Not Accredited
Internship Staff/Faculty Information
Training Director & Lead / Director: Elihu Turkel
Chief Psychologist: Stewart Lipner
Number of Full-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 18
Number of Part-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 6
Position Information
Start Date: 07/01/2022
Funded
Number of Full Time Slots Expected Next Class: 11
Number of Part Time Slots Expected Next Class: 0
Stipend
Full Time Annual Stipend for Next Class: 35568
Part Time Annual Stipend for Next Class: 0
Fringe Benefits: Dental Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Professional Development Time, Sick Leave, Vacation
Other Fringe Benefits (not indicated above): Interns may purchase additional insurance (including term life), vision, etc.
Brief description of the typical work day for an intern at this training site Please see brochure at https://www.northwell.edu/research-and-education/graduate-medical-education/training-program-psychology-zucker-hillside-hospital
Does this site have practicum psychology students on site? Yes
Doctoral Psychology Practicum StudentsYes
Masters Psychology Practicum Students
Do Psychology Interns/Postdocs Have the Opportunity to Supervise Practicum Students?No
Is this program fully affiliated with one or more doctoral programs? No
Is this program partially affiliated with one or more doctoral programs? No
Internship Application Process
Accepting Applicants: Yes
Application Due Date: 11/01/2021 11:59 PM EST
Application Due Date Time Zone:
This program uses the AAPI: Yes, with additions
An onsite interview is:
  • Virtual
Interview notification date: 12/15/2021
Tentative interview date:
Interview process description:

We make every effort to notify applicants by email no later than December 15th of their interview status. Interviews will take place in December and January and the format differs across internship tracks. Infomation sessions are arranged in groups but applicants are interviewed individually and may be seen by more than one interviewer at a time or in succession. Interviews generally last 30-45 minutes. Staff schedules are tight and requests to meet with specific staff may not be possible to grant. Current interns are also available to meet with applicants and are not part of the evaluation process.

How to obtain application info: Visit Website
Preferred method of contacting the program: Visit Website
We have matched with interns from these programs:
Internship Applicant Requirements
US Citizenship Required: No
If NOT a U.S. Citizen, Authorization to Work or to Engage in Practical Training (CPT or OPT) in the US is Required: Yes
Canadian Citizenship Required: No
If NOT a Canadian Citizen, Authorization to Work in Canada or to Engage in Practical Training (CPT or OPT) in Canada is Required: No
Masters Degree Required: No
Comprehensive Exams Passed: No
Dissertation Proposal Approved: No
Dissertation Defended: No
Minimum Number of AAPI Intervention Hours: 0
Minimum Number of AAPI Assessment Hours: 0
Minimum Number of Years of Grad Training Required: 3
Accepted / Not-Accepted Program Types
Clinical Psychology Accepted
Counseling Psychology Accepted
School Psychology Accepted
APA-Accredited Accepted
CPA-Accredited Accepted
PCSAS-Accredited
Non-Accredited Not Accepted
Ph.D Degree Accepted
Psy.D. Degree Accepted
Ed.D. Degree Not Accepted
This institution, department, internship, or postdoctoral program requires trainees to sign a statement about personal behavior and/or religious beliefs as a condition of admission and/or retention in the program: No
How to obtain text of statement:
Other Requirements: Commitments made to matched applicants are contingent on fulfilling onboarding requirements including medical exam and background checks (as stated in the web-based brochure).
Program Description

The doctoral Internship Program in Clinical Psychology at Long Island Jewish Medical Center-The Zucker Hillside Hospital affords a unique opportunity for training in diverse clinical settings with various treatment and assessment modalities. The program provides a core of clinical and didactic experiences emphasizing skills, knowledge and attitudes relevant to Health Service Psychology following the current competency areas set forth in the APA Standards of Accreditation. The specialized (Child and Neuropsychology) tracks offer additional experiences in their respective areas. Integration of general and specialized training is a particular strength of the Internship. The training program facilitates professional development in a collegial, multidisciplinary environment. In 2021-2022, the Internship program expects 11 full-time interns: 6 in the Adult Track, 2 in the Child Track, and 3 in the Clinical Neuropsychology Track. Applicants MAY ONLY APPLY to ONE of the 3 tracks (each of which has a unique NATMATCH id). Application requirements may be found in our online brochure.

Internship Training Opportunities

Populations

Children: Yes
Adolescents: Yes
Adults: Yes
Family: Yes
Older Adults: Yes
Inpatients: Yes
Outpatients: Yes
Gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender: Yes
Ethnic minorities: Yes
Spanish-speaking: Yes
French-speaking:
Deaf/Hearing-impaired:
Students: Yes
International Students:
Rural:
Urban: Yes
Low income: Yes
Homelessness: Yes
Other:

Treatment Modalities

Assessment: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Individual Therapy: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Couples Therapy: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Family Therapy: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Group Therapy: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Community Intervention:
Consultation/Liaison: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Crisis Intervention: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Brief Psychotherapy: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Long-term Psychotherapy: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Cognitive Rehabilitation: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Primary Care: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Evidenced Based Practice: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Evidence Based Research:
Supervision of Practicum students :
Other: Not all modalities are available to each intern

Experience

Health Psychology: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Women's Health: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
HIV/AIDS:
Eating Disorders: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Sexual Disorders:
Sports Psychology:
Rehabilitation Psychology: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Physical Disabilities: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Learning Disabilities: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Developmental Disabilities: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Assessment: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Neuropsychology-Adult: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Neuropsychology-Child: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Serious Mental Illness: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Anxiety Disorders: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Trauma/PTSD: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Sexual Abuse: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Substance Use Disorders: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Forensics/Corrections:
Sexual Offenders:
Geropsychology: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Pediatrics: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
School:
Counseling: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Vocational/Career Development:
Multicultural Therapy:
Feminist Therapy:
Religion/Spirituality:
Empirically-Supported Treatments: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Public Policy/Advocacy: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Program Development/Evaluation: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Supervision: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Research:
Administration: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Integrated health care - primary:
Integrated health care - specialty:
Other:

The above modaliities, populations and interventions vary depending on Track and clinical placement.

 

Supervision (some limited exeprience where appropriate, didactics, role play)

Additional information about training opportunities: Not all rotations or training experiences may be available as described in the APPIC Directory. Please consult the program's application materials or their website at: https://www.northwell.edu/research-and-education/graduate-medical-education/training-program-psychology-northwell-health  for a complete description of the training opportunities available at this training site. IF the site has not updated their information by August 1, feel free to contact the Training Director for additional information.

Summary of the Characteristics of the Specified Internship Class
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022
Number of Completed Applications: 243 236 239 287 267
Number of applicants invited for interviews: 110 96 100 109 115
Total number of interns: 11 11 11 11 11
Total number of interns from APA/CPA accredited programs: 11 11 11 11 11
Total number of interns from Ph.D. programs: 7 7 3 5 10
Total number of interns from Psy.D. programs: 4 4 8 6 1
Total number of interns from Ed.D. programs: 0 0 0 0 0
Number of interns that come from a Clinical Psychology program 11 11 11 10 7
Number of interns that come from a Counseling Psychology program 0 0 0 1 2
Number of interns that come from a School Psychology program 0 0 0 0 0
Range of integrated assessment reports: lowest number of reports written 5 5 4 7 4
Range of integrated assessment reports: highest number of reports written 114 81 117 114 107
Summary of Post Internship Employment Settings of Each Internship Class
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Working on dissertation/Student: 1 0 0 1 1
Postdoctoral Fellow: 9 10 11 10 10
Community Mental Health Center: 0 2 0 0 0
Health Maintenance Organization: 0 0 0 0 0
Veteran's Affairs Medical Center: 0 1 0 2 2
Military Medical Center: 0 0 0 0 0
Private General Hospital: 0 4 4 2 5
General Hospital: 0 0 0 0 0
Other Medical Center: 3 0 0 0 0
Private Psychiatric Hospital: 3 2 7 5 1
State/County/Other Public Hospital: 0 0 0 0 0
Correctional Facility: 0 0 0 0 0
School District/System: 0 0 0 0 0
University Counseling Center: 0 0 0 0 0
University Teaching Faculty: 0 0 0 0 0
2 or 4 year Undergraduate Teaching Position: 0 0 0 0 0
Medical School: 0 0 0 0 0
Academic Non-Teaching Position: 0 0 0 0 0
Research Position: 0 0 0 0 0
Independent Practice: 3 1 0 1 3
Other (e.g. consulting): 0 0 0 0 0
Not Currently Employed: 0 0 0 1 0
Changed to Other Career Field: 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown: 1 0 0 0 0