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Professional Training Opportunities

At the Children’s National Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders (CASD), we value the importance of well-informed and well-trained health providers and researchers. Our clinical training emphasizes evidence-based practices, multidisciplinary team approaches and strengths-based evaluations which provide concrete treatment and educational recommendations. Our research involves local and national collaborations – we partner with schools and imaging, genetics, endocrine and implementation scientists. Our research areas include executive functions, school-based interventions, girls/women, co-occurring gender dysphoria, transition to adulthood, health disparities and stakeholder driven approaches.

We provide the following training positions. 

Clinical Psychology Externships (PDF)

Clinical Psychology Externships offer supervised training in evaluation, consultation, and treatment of toddlers, children, adolescents and young adults with ASD and related conditions.


Neuropsychology Postdoctoral Fellowship  (PDF)

Our Neuropsychology Fellowship combines clinical, didactic and research activities to prepare you for a career in clinical-academic neuropsychology with a focus on autism and other developmental disabilities.


Post-Doctoral Psychology Fellowship in Autism (PDF)

The Psychology Fellowship in Autism combines clinical, didactic and research activities to prepare you for a career in clinical-academic psychology with a focused experience in the evaluation and treatment of children and adolescents with Autism and other developmental disabilities.


Research Externships in Neuropsychology and Treatment

Our Research Externship positions provide focused experience in conducting research on the cognitive profiles, treatment, and genetic and neural signatures of children and adolescents with ASD.