Applications are currently being accepted for the APA Accredited Clinical Psychology Residency Program at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center with the emphasis in Pediatric Psychology. Child Emphasis area positions are available: (1) Pediatric Psychology and (2) HRSA. The training is based on the scientist/practitioner model, the OUHSC program emphasizes the training and development of psychologists who can assume leadership roles in clinical service delivery, research, and teaching. As such, all Residents receive innovative training in service delivery and engage in active research programs. Residents are required to spend at least 51% of their time in clinical activities and can spend the remaining time in research and professional development activities. Residents are required to attend the program’s didactics as well as complete a research project. They typically join ongoing faculty projects, but opportunities for independent research exist as well. Grant writing opportunities are available and strongly encouraged.
Pediatric Psychology – General (1 position): Therapy, assessment, and consultation opportunities are available for Residents in a variety of pediatric clinics and inpatient services including hematology/oncology, pediatric transplant, and a hospital-wide consultation-liaison service. Specialty outpatient clinic rotations include pain management, behavioral sleep medicine, obesity, kidney transplant, liver transplant, assessment clinic, sickle cell disease, hemophilia, and pediatric cancer, including Brain Tumor Clinic and a late effects clinic for children and adolescents who have completed cancer treatment. Outpatient Primary Care Services are available in a general pediatrics clinic, Fostering Hope Clinic for children and adolescents in foster care placements, and a Latino Outreach Clinic. Residents provide services as part of a hospital-wide inpatient consultation-liaison service, working with the families of children and adolescents with a variety of acute and chronic medical conditions. Residents have the opportunity to consult for various medical specialties, participate as a member of multidisciplinary treatment teams, attend didactics regarding pediatrics and primary care, and participate in research projects and/or grant-writing. Training takes place at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences center, within the OU Children’s Hospital. More information about this program can be found at https://www.oumedicine.com/psychiatry/training-programs/residency-in-clinical-psychology
HRSA - (2 positions): These Residents will be trained to provide psychological services for children, adults, and families in primary care settings. The Resident positions are funded by the Health Research and Services Administration (HRSA) in the Department of Health and Human Services and are designed to prepare Clinical Psychology Residents to provide evidence-based services in settings that integrate primary and behavioral health services for underserved populations. The clinical experiences will be in a variety of settings, including a VA Primary Care Clinic; the Fostering Hope Clinic, a specialized clinic for children in foster care; the Variety Health Clinic, a community-based clinic; an Indian Health Service Clinic; and the Latino Clinic, a pediatric primary health care clinic for Spanish-speaking families. The Fellows will develop a training plan with their primary supervisor that includes a variety of didactic, clinical, and research activities and will participate in the Interdisciplinary Training Program in Child Abuse and Neglect (ITP), an award-winning two semester program, as part of the training. More information about the Fellowships can be found at http://www.oumedicine.com/psychiatry/training-programs/fellowship-in-clinical-psychology. Please contact Dr. Barbara Bonner (Barbara-Bonner@ouhsc.edu)for more information.