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Clinical Child Psychology

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.

For more information contact Dr. Carisa Wilsie. 

Carisa Wilsie, Ph.D.
Clinical Child Emphasis Coordinator
Training Supervisors: Dr. Carisa Wilsie, Dr. Bev Funderburk, Dr. Elizabeth Risch, Dr. Susan Schmidt, Dr. Elizabeth Bard