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  • NEIGHBORHOOD COALITION FOR SHELTER, Inc., 237 East 77th St. NYC, NY 10021; Norma Samame, 212-861-0704, after 12 Patricia Cobb-Richardson, Ph.D., Director of Clinical Services, 212-861-0704, 249-3595. Web Site Community-based agency serving single homeless adults.

  • NEW YORK CARES, 212-228-5000,  Web Site
    Volunteer to help throughout NYC in a flexible program that also has opportunities during the weekend.

  • NEW YORK CENTER FOR HUMAN SEXUALITY, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center    Dept of Urology; Dr. Ann Davis, Dr. Eigin, 212-305-0157. Web Site
    Research on Female Sexual Dysfunction (FSD) – including decreased vaginal lubrication, pain with intercourse decreased sensation or difficulty achieving orgasm.

  • NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH - Health Research Training Program, 346 Broadway, Room 712, New York, NY 10013; Daniel Vasgird, Ph.D., Director, 212-442-3380. Web Site
    Graduate and undergraduate students work in public health agencies.

  • NEW YORK FOUNDLING HOSPITAL: THE CRISIS NURSERY, 590 6th Ave. (17th St.) NY 10011; Jill Roberts, 212-633-9300 x-3604, Sister Eileen Feore, Director of Volunteer Placements, 212-633-9300 x-3250. Web Site
    Brief respite program for stressed parents whose children are at risk for abuse or neglect. Crisis intervention counseling and referrals to long term services.

  • NEW YORK INSTITUTE FOR SPECIAL CHILDREN, 985 Astor Ave. Bronx, NY (1 block behind Pelham Parkway); Mary Jane Brown, 519-7000 ext.-3900. Web Site
    Work with children with problems in an educational setting. Supervision from psychologist. Do intake assessments to evaluate preschoolers for placement in special ed treatment program. Learn intelligence testing, observe play therapy with a psychologist, sit in on parent support groups. Attend staff meeting. Associated with Albert Einstein Medical Center.

  • NEW YORK PRESBYTERIAN— WEILL CORNELL WESTCHESTER, 21 Bloomingdale Road, White Plains, NY 10605; Diane Clark, M.A., Director of Volunteers, 914-997-5780. Summer Program (apply by 3/14 and work 6/9-8/1) Summer psychiatric internship. Must work 8:00-4:00 five days a week for eight weeks. Sit in wards, see notes, charts, group therapy; nursing supervisors—weekly lectures. Housing may be available but is limited. Medical and immunology history required.

  • NEW YORK PRESBYTERIAN/CORNELL, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Division; Paulina Kernberg, M.D. Prof. Of Psychiatry, 914-997-5951, E-mail: . Web Site
    Opportunity to work in an interdisciplinary academic setting with psychiatrists, psychologists neurologists and others doing clinical research and treatment.

  • NEW YORK PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL - Payne Whitney, 525 East 68th Street, NYC; John Markowitz, MD & James Kocsis, Directors; contact Kathryn Bleiberg, Ph.D., 212-746-5928. Web Site
    Participate in clinical research on depression. Several ongoing studies comparing modes of psychotherapy-interpersonal behavior therapy, supportive therapy and others with drug treatment or combined drug treatment and psychotherapy.

  • NEW YORK STATE PSYCHIATRIC INSTITUTE/COLUMBIA PRESBYTERIAN MEDICAL CENTER, 722 W. 168th St., NYC 10032; Start with the website for general information about volunteering: 
    • Anxiety Disorders Clinic; Michael Liebowitz, MD Director; Abby Price, MD Director, 212-543-536
    • Abby Fyre, M.D., Nisha Brady, 212-542-5372 (may be a paid advanced clinical research position)
    • Back to Work Study Dr. Van Gorp; Thomas Borkowski, 212-543-6042.
    • Biological Psychiatry Howard Sackheim, Ph.D., Chief; 212-543-5855

  • NEW YORK PRESBYTERIAN/OFFICE OF MENTAL HEALTH/ WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, 1051 Riverside Drive, unit 112; Francine Cournos, M.D., Director, 212-543-5412 or 5413. E. mail:
    Outreach to the community for mental health treatment and clinical research.
     
  • NEW YORK PRESBYTERIAN –COLUMBIA EASTSIDE; CENTER FOR MEDITATION & HEALING, 16 East 60 St, NY Suite 400 ; Joseph Loizzo, M.D., Ph.D., Director, 212-326-8435

  • NEW YORK PRESBYTERIAN – NY STATE PSYCHIATRIC INSTITUTE/COLUMBIA DEPT. OF PSYCHIATRY, Dr. Jan Mohlman, 212-543-6759  Clinical research on cognitive behavioral treatment of late life anxiety and depression. Recruit subjects, administer parts of the SCID clinical interview, administer, score and interpret a battery of neuropsychological tests.

  • NYU STEINHARDT SCHOOL OF CULTURE, EDUCATION, AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT - CHILD AND FAMILY POLICY CENTER, Jennifer Astuto, Assistant Director: jennifer.astuto@nyu.edu. Website. The Child and Family Policy Center works to bring state-of-the field knowledge about how to promote children's healthy development and school success to the forefront of policymaking, program design, and practice.