Behavioral Health, Psychiatry and Psychology Training Programs

As a national leader in pediatric behavioral and mental health, Nationwide Children's is pushing the field forward. Our integrated pediatric behavioral health approach features inpatient services, outpatient services, a Psychiatric Crisis Department, and research. Our trainees join a comprehensive team comprising psychiatry, psychology, pediatrics, advanced practice providers, nursing, counseling, social work, clinical therapies, and parent support specialists, all working to help with every aspect of a child's treatment.

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Pediatric Acute Treatment (PAT) Psychology Post-Doctoral Fellowship

The Pediatric Acute Treatment (PAT) Psychology Post-Doctoral Fellowship program provides an opportunity for advanced training in evidence-based interventions with children and adolescents in the specialty area of psychiatric acute care.

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Autism Psychology Post-Doctoral Fellowship

The Trueman Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Autism Treatment is a two-year post-doctoral psychology training experience based in the Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders (CASD) at Nationwide Children's.

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Clinical Child Psychology Post-Doctoral Fellowship

The Clinical Child Psychology Fellowship provides post-doctoral trainees with the best available generalist training to master the knowledge and skills needed to become successful, versatile, independently licensed psychologists.

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Intellectual and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Post-Doctoral Fellowship

The Intellectual and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Post-Doctoral Fellowship specializes assessing and treating autism and other neurodevelopmental disabilities.

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Neuropsychology Post-Doctoral Fellowship

The Neuropsychology Post-Doctoral Fellowship provides clinical training to produce an advanced level of competence in the clinical neuropsychology specialty.

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Barbara Trueman Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Postgraduate Fellowship

Nationwide Children’s Hospital offers a fellowship for Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners who are interested in increasing their knowledge base to treat children and adolescents with complex psychiatric disorders.

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Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship

This fellowship is open to physicians who have completed three years of a general psychiatry residency program with a mission to meet the needs of youth and families in an environment that embraces diversity, inclusion and equality.

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Pediatric Psychology Post-Doctoral Fellowship

The Pediatric Psychology Post-Doctoral Fellowship program that follows the scientist-practitioner model of training and provides clinical experiences to develop advanced competencies in the specialty area of pediatric psychology.

Other Opportunities for Growth in Behavioral Health at Nationwide Children's

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Behavioral Health Counselor Trainee Program

Nationwide Children’s Hospital offers a one-year Behavioral Health Counselor Trainee Practicum and Internship Program for Counselor Trainees pursing licensure and child and adolescent behavioral/mental health training.

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Behavioral Health MFT Internship Program

Nationwide Children’s Hospital offers a one-year Behavioral Health MFT Trainee Practicum and Internship Program for MFT Trainees pursing licensure and child and adolescent behavioral/mental health training.

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Internship in Professional Psychology

The Nationwide Children’s Hospital internship in professional psychology provides six tracks of emphasis and is fully accredited by the American Psychological Association Commission on Accreditation. We offer outstanding professional psychology education opportunities at several levels.

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Behavioral Health Master's in Social Work Internship Program

Nationwide Children’s Hospital offers a two-year Behavioral Health MSW Internship Program for those who are currently in the Ohio State University Master Social Work Program.