San Francisco Neuropsychology PC is an institute with a mission to provide excellence in neuropsychological services to the public as well as superior training to future neuropsychologists.  Students at all levels are offered training opportunities including externship (practicum), psychological assistantship, and post-doctoral fellowship.  A minimum of 15 hours per week over a minimum of two days per week is required.  Ten percent of all hours are directly supervised at a minimum, though it is often more.

Didactics

SFN Neuropsychology Seminar (Wednesdays 4:00-5:00pm)
SFN Case Conference (2nd and 4th Wednesdays 3:00-4:00pm)
ZSFG Neuropsychology Service Seminar (Thursdays 9:00-11:00am)
UCSF Memory and Aging Center Grand Rounds (Fridays 8:00-9:00am)
UCSF Memory and Aging Center Tuesday Lecture (Tuesdays 4:00-5:00pm)
UCSF Memory and Aging Center Clinical-Pathological Case Conference (Tuesdays Quarterly 3:00-5:00pm)
CPMC Ray Dolby Brain Health Center Fact Finding (Third Wednesday Monthly 9:00-10:30am)
HNS Cross-Cultural Neuropsychology Webinar (Last Friday Monthly, 10:00-11:00am)
Stanford Medicine Geriatric Psychiatry and Neuroscience Grand Rounds (Second Tuesday Monthly 12:00-1:00pm)

 

Online Resources

In addition to various professional organizations, you can sign up for listservs and newsletters.

NPSYCH has over 2500 neuropsychologists on the listserv. Mostly adult. Searchable archives.

PED-NPSY has over 1500 pediatric neuropsychologists on the list. Searchable archives.

NCNF has a professional listserv carried on Yahoo. Searchable archives.

SFPA has a professional listserv carried on Yahoo. Searchable archives.

For family therapy didactics and seminars, see the Association of Family Therapists of Northern California.

Interested in being a candidate?

Training is done by an apprenticeship model. A minimum of 16 hours per week over two days for 10 to 12 months + is required. Students must be interested in working with individuals of all ages including children, adolescents, adults, and seniors.  Therapy hours are limited; neuropsychological assessment is the emphasis at this site. One of the above listed didactics is required. In addition, students are required to participate in a webinar on Mondays from 4:00 – 5:00 PM. Matching is through BAPIC. Preference is given to bilingual students.

To apply:

Please send the following items by US post to:
Dr. Shelley Peery, 833 Market St, Suite 809, San Francisco, CA 94103

  1. A cover letter indicating what your career goals are, why you wish to apply to San Francisco Neuropsychology PC, and how your placement will help you achieve your goals.
  2. A recent CV with your contact information and an appendix indicating which assessment measures you have administered, the number of times you have administered as well as the number of times you have written reports using those instruments.
  3. Two letters of recommendation, preferably speaking to your assessment skills.
  4. Two Deidentified reports, preferably integrating neuropsychological measures.  Tips for deidentification can be found here.
  5. Transcripts (unofficial is ok).