INTRODUCTION
The Child And Family Institute at Mount Sinai St. Luke's Roosevelt offers a Master’s in Family Therapy internship providing masters level MFT students with a full range of training experiences in clinical practice with an ethnically and socio-economically diverse population of urban children, adolescents and families. The internship is based on the St. Luke's campus in Manhattan's Morningside Heights, near Columbia University. The Division provides the neighboring communities of Harlem, East Harlem, the Upper West Side and Washington Heights, as well as all of New York City's boroughs, with a broad array of mental health services. Masters in Family Therapy interns have the benefit of learning through active participation in these modalities and services.

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE
Interns are placed at the outpatient clinic which provides a broad array of services to individuals, groups and families. Children and adolescents present with a variety of psychiatric, educational and psychosocial difficulties as well as family issues. Interns provide primarily family and may provide individual and group therapy. They may also coordinate and present at parent psychoeducation groups. In addition, interns conduct initial assessments through the evaluation unit.

DIDACTIC SEMINARS AND CASE CONFERENCES
Interns participate in a curriculum of seminar courses including child and adolescent psychopathology, psychopharmacology, topics in child and adolescent psychotherapy and family therapy. Child Psychiatry Grand Rounds are given monthly. Additional optional classes are available within the Department.

SUPERVISION
Interns receive 1 hour of individual supervision each week on their treatment cases. Supervisors are trained in family therapy. They may also receive group supervision focusing on family therapy.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES
The internship is currently open MFT students at Mercy College. Prospective students should contact their school's field placement office.

FOR INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Bonnie Siegel Weisenberg, LCSW-R Program Director
Phone: (212) 523-3077
Email: bsweisenberg@chpnet.org

or

Scott Hirose, M.Div., M.S. Ed., Psy.D., Assistant Clinical Director
Phone: (212) 523-9442
Email: shirose@chpnet.org


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