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Postdoctoral Training Program in Psychology

Specialty Areas

The University of Michigan component of the Network of Postdoctoral Training Programs is accredited by the American Psychological Association. The UM/VA Clinical Adult and Neuropsychology consortiums are applicant programs for accreditation (site visits February 28-March 1, 2013).

Clinical Adult Psychology

The Clinical Adult Psychology residency provides advanced training in clinical research and care for Mood Disorders in Adults, also emphasizing co-morbidities and health services research. The Consortium between the University of Michigan and VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System consists of shared goals and objectives, core curriculum, and extensive sharing of faculty expertise, resources, and clinical opportunities for residents in developmental fashion and allows postdocs to choose areas of emphasis that are not available at their home site.

For 2014, the Clinical Psychology consortial training program will be recruiting four postdocs (three at the VA and one at the University).

Clinical Child Psychology

The Clinical Child Psychology specialty area provides advanced training in the delivery of mental health services to children and families, the integration of science and practice, and the conduct of programmatic research. The Clinical Child Psychology specialty was reaccredited by the APA in 2013.

For 2014, the Clinical Child Psychology specialty area will be recruiting 2 residents.

Clinical Neuropsychology

The Clinical Neuropsychology area provides specialty training in the application of knowledge of brain-behavior relationships and of Clinical Psychology for the benefit of patients suffering from disorder, disease, or injury to the central nervous system. The Consortium between the University of Michigan and VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System consists of shared goals and objectives, core curriculum, and extensive sharing of faculty expertise, resources, and clinical opportunities for residents in developmental fashion and allows postdocs to choose areas of emphasis that are not available at their home site.

For 2014, the Clinical Neuropsychology consortial training program will be recruiting four postdocs (three in the University and one at the VA in the following positions (applicants can apply for more than one position):

  • UM-Neuromedical
  • UM-Bipolar Disorder/Neuroimaging
  • UM-Pediatric
  • VA-TBI/Geriatric