Program Information: Psychological Services- Room 5A-12

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Member Site Information
APPIC Member Number: 1746
Program Type: Internship
Membership Type: Full Membership
Site: Woodhull Medical Center
Department: Psychological Services- Room 5A-12
Address: 760 Broadway
Brooklyn, New York 11206
Country: United States
Metro Area: New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA
Distance from Major City: 2 Miles from NYC
Phone: 718-963-5832x
Fax: 718-963-8847
Email: carla.daiello@Woodhullhc.nychhc.org
Web Address: http://www.nyspa.org
Brochure Website's Address: https://www.nychealthandhospitals.org/woodhull/behavioral-health/
Primary Agency Type: State/County/Other Public Hospital
Additional Agency Types:
  • State/County/Other Public Hospital
Member of APPIC since:
Accreditation
APA Accreditation Accredited
CPA Accreditation Not Accredited
Internship Staff/Faculty Information
Training Director & Lead / Director: Carla Pereyra D'Aiello
Chief Psychologist: Yehezkel Lilu
Number of Full-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 10
Number of Part-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 1
Position Information
Start Date: 09/01/2022
Funded
Number of Full Time Slots Expected Next Class: 4
Number of Part Time Slots Expected Next Class: 0
Stipend
Full Time Annual Stipend for Next Class: 31382
Part Time Annual Stipend for Next Class: 0
Fringe Benefits: Dental Insurance, Health Insurance, Sick Leave, Vacation
Other Fringe Benefits (not indicated above):
Brief description of the typical work day for an intern at this training site
Does this site have practicum psychology students on site? 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: 11/26/2021 11:59 PM EST
Application Due Date Time Zone:
This program uses the AAPI: Yes
An onsite interview is:
  • Virtual
Interview notification date: 12/13/21
Tentative interview date: 01/6/2022
Interview process description:

Once applications are reviewed, a selected number of applicants are invited to attend one of four Interview Days in January. This is an opportunity for applicants to learn more about the program, meet with supervisors and current interns, get a feeling for the neighborhood and learn more about the training opportunities. If you are not invited for an interview, you will be informed by the end of December.

We ask that applicants set aside 4 hours to spend with us. Applicants will be scheduled for an individual interview, a group interview, and meet with the current intern group. If you are bilingual (English/Spanish) applicant you will, in addition, have a 30 minute interview and information session in English and Spanish with a faculty member to better assess skill level and interest in bilingual/bicultural work. 

Update November 5, 2021: The interview process for the 2022-2023 application cycle will remain fully virtual. To support safe and equitable practices, and in keeping with national trainee feedback, on site interviews will not be permitted, even if a prospective applicant lives within close range of the site. 

How to obtain application info: Visit Website
Preferred method of contacting the program: Email the Program
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: Yes, by application deadline
Comprehensive Exams Passed: Yes, by application deadline
Dissertation Proposal Approved: Yes, by application deadline
Dissertation Defended: No
Minimum Number of AAPI Intervention Hours: 350
Minimum Number of AAPI Assessment Hours: 50
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 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:
Program Description

The Clinical Psychology Program at Woodhull Medical Center is under the auspices of the Department of Psychiatry. The program provides a generalist training within a clinical model to meet the mental health needs of underserved populations in an ethnically diverse city environment. All interns are required to participate in a year-long core rotation in the Adult and Child and Adolescent Departments and 3 months with Inpatient Services. Interns are also required to develop an area of interest by selecting from minor rotations. They can select between: HIV Center, Chemical Dependency Treatment Services, Mobile Crisis Team, Bilingual Community Outreach (Spanish/English)Service, DBT, ACT,ER, Obstetrics, Consultation/Liaison and Group Psychotherapy. Interns will participate in a didactic seminar series and are required to attend Grand Rounds. Interns will develop competence in a)working with a wide range of presenting problems; b)diagnostic, assessment and psychotherapy, c)adult and child group psychotherapy; d)multi-disciplinary collaboration; e)consulting to schools; f)conveying psychological knowledge to others e)providing therapy within a bilingual English/Spanish/bicultural framework if applicable. We offer significant supervision in all minor and core rotations. Training supervisors work from a variety of theoretical orientations, including Psychodynamic, CBT, Family Systems, Multicultural and Interpersonal Perspectives and offer interns supportive supervision and look to enhance professional development. Please contact the Training Director at Carla.Daiello@nychhc.org or refer to our brochure at New York State Psychological Association (NYSPA) www.nyspa.org for more information. An updated brochure will be availabe in October on our Woodhull Medical Center's website-publication pending: https://www.nychealthandhospitals.org/woodhull/behavioral-health/

 

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:
International Students:
Rural:
Urban: Yes
Low income: Yes
Homelessness:
Other:

Treatment Modalities

Assessment: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Individual Therapy: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Couples Therapy: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Family Therapy: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Group Therapy: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Community Intervention: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Consultation/Liaison: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
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:
Primary Care: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Evidenced Based Practice:
Evidence Based Research:
Supervision of Practicum students : Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Other:

Experience

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

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: www.nyspa.org   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: 217 210 198
Number of applicants invited for interviews: 48 46 44
Total number of interns: 4 4 4
Total number of interns from APA/CPA accredited programs: 4 4 4
Total number of interns from Ph.D. programs: 1 2 3
Total number of interns from Psy.D. programs: 3 2 1
Total number of interns from Ed.D. programs: 0 0
Number of interns that come from a Clinical Psychology program 3 4 2
Number of interns that come from a Counseling Psychology program 1 0 2
Number of interns that come from a School Psychology program 0 0 0
Range of integrated assessment reports: lowest number of reports written 6 8 7
Range of integrated assessment reports: highest number of reports written 12 14 15
Summary of Post Internship Employment Settings of Each Internship Class
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Working on dissertation/Student: 0 0 0 0 0
Postdoctoral Fellow: 0 0 0 1 1
Community Mental Health Center: 1 0 0 0 0
Health Maintenance Organization: 0 0 0 0 0
Veteran's Affairs Medical Center: 0 0 0 0 0
Military Medical Center: 0 0 0 0 0
Private General Hospital: 0 0 0 1 0
General Hospital: 0 0 0 0 2
Other Medical Center: 0 0 0 0 0
Private Psychiatric Hospital: 0 0 0 0 0
State/County/Other Public Hospital: 3 0 0 2 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: 0 0 0 0 0
Other (e.g. consulting): 0 0 0 0 0
Not Currently Employed: 0 0 0 0 0
Changed to Other Career Field: 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown: 0 0 0 1 1