Applications are due October 31 by 11:59 p.m.
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Sarah Baldwin ‘2009, Program Coordinator, Training, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Marcus Autism Center(Location: Atlanta, GA) Shadow Description: The training office at Marcus Autism Center develops and supports local, state, regional, national and international activities that translate and disseminate knowledge derived from the other primary mission-related domains of the center (research and clinical services) through innovative and effective modes of instruction. Marcus Autism Center is committed to training current and future generations of researchers, clinicians, and other professionals who may interact with individuals who live on the autism spectrum. Training activities are sponsored throughout Georgia and beyond, including brief observations, practica, scholarly preceptorships, internships and fellowships, as well as public lectures, grand rounds, and continuing education workshops and symposia. The center enjoys strong connections with other training and education entities in the region and around the U.S. This shadowing experience can include the Program Coordinator for all training experiences in clinical and non-clinical settings. With addition approval, students can observe psychologists, behavioral therapists, OT, SLPs and Board Certified Behavior Analysts. Students interested in Applied Behavior Analysis will also find beneficial shadowing opportunities. REQUIREMENTS: Background check required; Medical Compliance required (i.e. vaccines, etc.)
Cheryl CascianoP‘2021, Business Outreach Consultant, NJ Dept of Labor & Workforce Development, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services (Location: Trenton, NJ) Shadow Description: Students will meet with representatives of various government agencies, including the NJ Division of Vocational Rehabilitation(DVR), Mercer County One Stop Career Center and Federal Job Corps. At DVR, students will gain a thorough understanding of services provided to individuals with disabilities, the range of disabilities seen by our staff and the barriers to employment posed by these disabling conditions. Students will learn about the daily operations of a government service provider and how DVR works with local companies and large corporations to increase employment outcomes for job seekers with disabilities. Students will gain insight into the vocational guidance and counseling process and hear about the tools DVR counselors use to be more effective in their jobs.
Cheryl Kamen ‘1982, LMSW, Director, Henry Street Settlement Senior Center (Location: New York, NY) Shadow Description: Staff and/or department meetings, interaction with older adult participants, participation in activities/events; sit-in on walk-in social services, if interested. Lunch is included. As Program Director for the Senior Center, I can offer a mix of administrative experiences, one-on-one services and opportunities to meet and interact with the senior members throughout the day.
Kathy Klassen P‘2019, School Psychologist, Clarkstown Central Schools - High School (Location: West Nyack, NY) Shadow Description: I have worked as a school psychologist for the last 23 years. No two days have ever been the same! January 10 or 11, January 17 or 18, 2018 works well for shadowing. REQUIRED: Security and Administration will have to be aware of the visit.
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