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Service Delivery - Psychology Internship (ID: 106157) for Spring 2018

Agency/Facility

OPWDD Brooklyn DDSO

888 Fountain Avenue
Brooklyn , NY 11208

Division/Unit: Brooklyn DDSO

 

Proposal Information

Description:

This position will involve providing psychological services to individuals who are eligible for OPWDD services. Service provision could take place at a campus based setting or in the community. The setting will vary depending on the location of the internship.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under the supervision of a licensed psychologist, the intern will assist psychology staff in the performance of psychology related duties which may include, but are not limited to, the following:

* Work directly with individuals receiving services and assist the psychologist with everyday duties.
* Attend meetings and complete meeting minutes upon request.
* Assist with data collection, data entry and basic data analysis.
* Assist with clerical duties and other general office tasks.
* Adhere to OPWDD policies and procedures and ensure the protection of individual rights, especially their right to be free from abuse or harm.

Candidates must have the ability to work with individuals who have various abilities, disabilities, histories, and cultural backgrounds.

Candidates must understand the APA Code of Ethics.

 

Skills:

Report Writing

Work well with a team

Psychological Assessment

Clinical Interviewing Skills

Willing to receive clinical supervision

 

Internship Areas: Health Services, Human Services

Logistical Information

Payment? Paid

Number of Hours: 30 or more

Location: Kings

Number of Interns Needed: 1

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Graduate Student

Minimum Standing: Graduate Student

Degree Concentrations: Psychology/Psychiatry