Child Development Program Externship
Clinical and Developmental Psychology doctoral students are invited to apply for an externship in the Child Development Program. The position offers supervised training in evaluation of infants and young children referred for developmental and behavioral problems, primarily in the range of birth to age three. The presenting problems include complications around the time of birth (e.g. extreme prematurity, birth asphyxia, etc.), motor delays, language delays, global developmental delay, intellectual disabilities and autism spectrum disorder. Many of the children have complex medical conditions, underlying neurologic disorders and/or genetic disorders. The extern will be exposed to children from a wide range of ethnic and cultural backgrounds and socioeconomic conditions.