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Early Childhood and Pediatric Anxiety Externship

The Clinical Externship in Early Childhood and Pediatric Anxiety is ideally suited for advanced practicum students seeking further training in outpatient psychology from early childhood to adolescence. The extern will spend one day each week with the Early Childhood Behavioral Health Program and Anxiety Disorders Program at Children’s National Hospital.

The Early Childhood Behavioral Health Program at Children’s National provides outpatient care to young children (5 years and under) and their families. Externs will gain experience working with children experiencing a variety of mental health disorders, including internalizing problems and externalizing problems. Externs will have opportunities for initial intake and ongoing treatment, including training and potential certification in Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT).