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Psychology Internship Training

The Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry offers psychology internship training as part of the American Psychological Association (APA)-accredited Veterans Affairs Maryland Health Care System (VAMHCS)/University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) Psychology Internship Consortium.

There will be five internship slots in the 2019-2020 academic year -- click on the following to learn more:

Clinical High Risk for Psychosis Track

The Clinical High Risk for Psychosis (CHiRP) program is a SAMHSA funded research clinic for youth and is in collaboration with University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), and the Maryland Early Intervention Program (MEIP). The track offers clinical, research, and policy related opportunities with leading faculty and staff in the psychosis field. (1 slot; child-serving)

School Mental Health Track

The National Center for School Mental Health (NCSMH), housed within the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, is nationally recognized as having a leading interprofessional training program in school mental health for psychology, social work, counseling, and psychiatry trainees.

UMB is the only APA-accredited psychology internship that offers comprehensive major rotation experiences in school mental health practice, research, and policy, all with a goal of preparing scientist-practitioners to work with vulnerable and underserved populations in schools. (3 slots; child-serving)

Outpatient Psychiatry/Integrated Health Track

The Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry supports one adult track in outpatient psychiatry/integrated health. The UM Integrated Health Track provides comprehensive assessment, psychiatric diagnostic evaluation, and intervention for people with mental health disorders.

The track includes a year-long placement in the UM Adult Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic, where the intern works with clients seeking treatment for affective and anxiety disorders, and a range of common comorbidities.

Most have experienced childhood and/or adult trauma that influences their symptoms and response to treatment. Comorbid substance use disorders and somatic health problems are common. The program serves a varied group of clients from the local community, and receives referrals of patients from medical services with the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC). (1 slot; adult-serving)

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