Clinical Child Emphasis
In this area the Resident will have a wide range of clinical experiences
with children and families involved in child maltreatment through the
Center on Child Abuse and Neglect. Residents will have the opportunity
to provide evidence-based treatment interventions with children who have
been traumatized, children and adolescents with sexual behavior
problems, and infants and children from substance abusing families.
Residents can join a research team led by faculty members in child
welfare; dissemination and implementation in evidence-based practice,
including Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy; Parent-Child
Interaction Therapy; children with problematic sexual behavior;
SafeCare(r); prevention of FASD; or child maltreatment fatalities. In
addition to clinical experiences and research in this position, the
Resident will participate in the Interdisciplinary Training Program in
Child Abuse and Neglect (ITP), a specialized training program for
advanced students from medicine, psychology, law, social work, public
health, and related disciplines. The Resident will be encouraged to
develop their own research projects, participate in writing grant
applications, and submit manuscripts for publication.
Carisa Wilsie, Ph.D.
information contact Dr. Carisa Wilsie.
Clinical Child Emphasis Coordinator
Training Supervisors: Dr. Carisa Wilsie, Dr. Bev Funderburk, Dr. Elizabeth Risch, Dr. Susan Schmidt, Dr. Elizabeth Bard