Toronto Rehabilitation Insititute

Name of site: Toronto Rehabilitation Institute — University Health Network

Supervisor or Contact Person: Lesley Ruttan, Ph.D., C.Psych.
Phone: (416) 597-3422 ext. 5309

Neuro-Rehab Program, Rumsey Site, Toronto Rehab
345 Rumsey Road, Toronto, ON M4G 1R7

Type of Practicum offered: Child ____ Adult __X__ Both ____

Assessment ____ Intervention ____ Both __X__(Depends on site)

General Information (i.e. description of the site, clients seen, services offered, is it TTC accessible? etc.)
University Centre — Acquired Brain Injury program
Neurology program (WSIB clients)
Rumsey Centre — Acquired Brain Injury program
Cardiac Program — Cardiac rehabilitation
Lyndhurst Centre — Spinal cord rehabilitation

Supervision (i.e. Is there more than one potential supervisor? group and/or individual? How often? etc.)
See brochure

Training/research opportunities
See brochure

Practicum Application Deadline: February

Application procedure (i.e. documents needed, number of references, etc.)

Candidates should submit to Dr. Ruttan:

  1. A curriculum vitae
  2. Graduate transcript
  3. 2 letters of recommendation from clinical or academic supervisors
  4. A cover letter, which should include a description of what the student hopes to achieve from a practicum at Toronto Rehab, and short and long-term career goals
  5. Completed Test Administration Form detailing what tests the student has administered, scored, interpreted and written reports for


Recent Students:

  • Gabrielle Pagé (2011-2012)
  • Christine Yao (2011-2012)
  • Shumita Roy (2011-2012)
  • Melanie Weingand (2010-2011)
  • Ashley Miles (2010-2011)

For a detailed description, refer to Toronto Rehab - University Health Network Brochure: Toronto Rehab — Univeristy Health Network Brochure (.pdf)