Scholar-practitioner program with integrative model incorporating developmental/psychodynamic theoretical orientation and contemporary cognitive and cognitive-behavioral intervention models. Evidence-based approaches to assessment and treatment are stressed. Child track, adult track, Adult Cognitive-Behavioral track and Child/Adolescent Cognitive-Behavioral track, each with 3 four-month rotations. Adult track includes rotations in adult acute inpatient treatment (assessment, treatment and case management and use of brief individual, group, and family treatment), intensive outpatient group treatment of patients being treated in one of our Partial Hospital/ Intensive Outpatient Programs, including the Professional's Program (higher functioning patients who are gainfully employed), Young Adult Program including the "Right Track" a specialty program for LGBTQ patients and a track specializing in co-morbid Psychiatric and medical disorders, DBT Program, Schizophrenia Rehabilitation Program, and comprehensive psychological assessment. Intern with Adult CBT focus will have year-long part-time placement in the Anxiety Disorders Center in addition to their IOP and inpatient rotations. Child CBT focus will have year-long part-time placement in the Anxiety Disorders Center in addition to a child or adolescent IOP, pediatric consultation and inpatient rotation.Outpatient electives in anxiety disorders, brief psychodynamic psychotherapy, behavioral medicine and health psychology, and schizophrenia rehabilitation also offered.Child/adolescent track includes rotations through acute inpatient treatment (assessment, individual, group, and family psychotherapy, case management), comprehensive psychological testing, pediatric inpatient consultation and outpatient psychotherapy with patients at Connecticut Children's Medical Center, and school-based individual and group psychotherapies. Electives in anxiety disorders, neuropsychology, early psychoses,Health Psychology, eating disorders also available.
The hospital is committed to and follows the zero-suicide model of suicide prevention and there is significant exposure and training in suicide prevention and treatment models. In addition, the larger hospital system has committed itself to a diversity, equity and inclusion philosophy and the training program is committed to advanced education and training in essential areas of diversity. There are many opportunities for trainees to become involved in these initiatives.