What patients and families need to know
Children’s National Health System offers comprehensive internship and externship programs in Child Life Services, neuropsychology, and psychology. Our internship and externship programs are intensive, clinically based programs that offer students hands on experience delivering the highest quality of care designed with kids in mind.
This is an advanced assessment externship in the Division of Pediatric Neuropsychology at Children’s National. Learn more about the training opportunities available.
Graduate students in clinical psychology or school psychology may apply for unpaid externship training with the Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders at Children’s National Hospital.
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences offers practicum level training experiences in child clinical and pediatric psychology to students enrolled in doctoral programs in psychology.
Our extern in Adolescent Medicine will work as a team member in our Eating Disorders Clinic at our Friendship Heights Outpatient Center. Working with the department's clinical psychologist, the extern will conduct diagnostic evaluations and take part in individual psychotherapy and some parent counseling.
The internship is fully accredited by the American Psychological Association, initially earning accreditation in 1970.
This position will provide focused experience in conducting research on the neuropsychological profiles and/or treatment of children with high-functioning autism.
The Division of Pediatric Neuropsychology at Children’s National offers extensive professional training opportunities.