Supervisor Amy Jak, Ph.D./Karen Hanson, Ph.D.
Facility VA Cognitive Rehabilitation
Address Psychology Service 116B, V.A.San Diego Healthcare System, 3350 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego CA. 92161
Phone 858-642-3742
Email ajak@ucsd.edu; klhanson@ucsd.edu
Placement Type VA Outpatient
Patient Type Predominantly OEF/OIF veterans with history of mild to moderate TBI, or other acquired brain injury (e.g., stroke, anoxia), and comorbid PTSD and/or depression; some opportunities for cog rehab with other populations (e.g., neurological, aging, etc.)
Experience Type Delivering compensatory cognitive rehabilitation (including psychoeducation and strategies for prospective memory, attention, learning/memory, and problem-solving/cognitive flexibility) to Veterans. Teaching Veterans Skills for Academic Success (SAS) is a secondary service we offer for Veterans returning to college. Experience conducting neuropsychological evaluations/report writing/providing feedback is also available.
Number Of Students 1
Experience Necessary Prior neuropsychological experience is preferred but not required (e.g., completion of the 4th year VA Neuropsychological Assessment Unit practicum, or a related neuropsychology practicum).
Time Commitment 10 hours per week preferred, part-time will be considered
Practicum Length Full Year
Start Date 07/01/2021
Limiting Factors Group supervision is Mondays at 2pm but may be adjusted if needed.
Other Issues Currently we are providing neuropsychological assessments and Cognitive Rehabilitation via telehealth as appropriate. This may change as COVID-related restrictions are adjusted.
Description Revised 03/17/2021