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Children's Hospital Colorado offers a psychology internship training program in Child Clinical and Pediatric Psychology. This full-time, 12-month internship is accredited by the American Psychological Association. The program is also a member of the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC).
Interns will receive a salary as well as holiday, vacation, sick, and professional leave. Employee health and dental benefits are also available. Proof of malpractice coverage must be provided by the intern’s training institution or by the intern.
Children's Hospital Colorado offers post-doctoral psychology fellowships in the following areas. All fellowships combine clinical and research opportunities.
ASD/NDD Services and Research
The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders
Developmental Pediatric Psychology
Dual Diagnosis Behavioral Psychology
Pediatric Primary Care
Pediatric Solid Organ Transplant
Sie Center for Down Syndrome
TRUE Center for Gender Diversity
Applications will be accepted from doctoral candidates who expect to have completed all doctoral degree requirements by the fellowship start date, including completion of internship and successful dissertation defense. Applicants must have completed their training in an APA or CPA accredited PhD or PsyD program in Clinical, Counseling, or School Psychology, and an APA accredited internship. Candidates are expected to have sufficient training and experience in Child Clinical and Pediatric Psychology to be able to maximally benefit from the experiences offered.
We are now accepting applications for the 2020-2021 training year in the APPA Online Applicant Portal. The program is committed to the recruitment of culturally and ethnically diverse post-doctoral fellows. Bilingual speaking applicants, and all other qualified applicants, are encouraged to apply. The application deadline is November 27, 2019. Please download the 2020-2021 Fellowship brochure (.pdf) for more information.
See where our interns and fellows are now
We work hard to improve pediatric mental health care in Colorado and throughout the United States, which is why training the next generation of children’s mental health specialists is so important to us. Our post-doctoral fellows and interns are now working across the country.
Children's Hospital Colorado offers psychology externship placements: Child Clinical Psychology - Therapy & Assessment, Neuropsychology, Healthy Expectations, Developmental Pediatric Psychology and Rehab Psychology. Please note that the Rehab Psychology placement is only open to those who have completed a year at our Child Clinical Assessment and Treatment externship. Click on the links below for more information on individual externships:
Be enrolled in at least the 3rd year of an APA accredited Doctoral Program in Clinical, Counseling, Health or School Psychology
Have completed coursework in cognitive assessment and personality assessment
Have experience with child and/or adolescent assessment and treatment
Have proof of malpractice coverage: must be provided by the extern’s training institution or by the extern prior to the start date
This part-time, unpaid, 10-20 hour a week commitment focuses on the assessment and treatment of children, adolescents and families.
The application deadline is February 3, 2020 at 5pm Mountain Time. Interview dates for selected applicants are February 11-26, 2020. Please send your CV, letter of interest, attestation form, and 2 letters of recommendation to Dianna Torgerson at firstname.lastname@example.org.