Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Rehabilitation & Health Psychology
The Postdoctoral Fellowship Program aspires to develop professional psychologists who are competent, ethical and prepared for independent practice in rehabilitation settings. Training occurs via didactic as well as clinical exposure, with direct supervision provided to facilitate the learning process.
The Rehabilitation & Health Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship Program aspires to develop professional Psychologists who are competent, ethical, and prepared for independent practice in a variety of medical settings. There are two, one-year full-time Rehabilitation & Health Psychology Fellow positions. Training occurs via didactics as well as clinical exposure with direct supervision provided to facilitate the learning process. Based on guidelines for meeting competencies for board certification as a Rehabilitation Psychologist (ABPP-RP), primary competencies are developed in:
(1) assessment of individuals and families experiencing adjustment and coping issues related to physical and cognitive impairment, ability limitations, and participation restrictions;
(2) the provision of short term, solution-focused interventions to promote optimal outcomes;
(3) encouragement of multidisciplinary collaboration and clinical consultation;
(4) participation in advocacy/consumer protection and ethical and professional issues
Pre-Doctoral Intern External Rotations
Training opportunities for interns from the region’s APA-accredited pre-doctoral internship programs are available within pediatric inpatient and outpatient settings, acute trauma/burn, adult rehabilitation, chronic pain management program and bariatrics.