Externships, Internships, and Fellowships

Clinical Externships/Practicum
For information about graduate student externship opportunities in the University of Maryland School Mental Health Program, please contact Tom Sloane tsloane@psych.umaryland.edu or 410-706-6895.

Predoctoral Psychology Internship
The University of Maryland (UMB) School of Medicine (SOM) and its Center for School Mental Health (CSMH) in Baltimore, Maryland is nationally recognized as having a leading interprofessional training program in school mental health (SMH) for psychology, social work, counseling, and psychiatry trainees. UMB is the only American Psychological Association (APA) Accredited psychology internship that offers comprehensive major rotation experiences in SMH practice, research, and policy with a goal of preparing scientist-practitioners to work in schools directly with vulnerable and underserved populations. Currently, the SMH Psychology Internship Track, part of the Veterans Affairs Maryland Health Care System (VAMHCS)/UMB Psychology Internship Consortium, offers three predoctoral internship slots. The internship program will offer six intern positions in the 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 training years, with one position each year specializing in early childhood SMH. For more information about the school mental health track, please click here. If there are additional questions, please contact Dr. Nancy Lever nlever@psych.umaryland.edu

VAMHCS-UMB Internship Brochure

Postdoctoral Fellowships
The CSMH offers a postdoctoral fellowship in child and adolescent mental health. This position involves opportunities to advance skills in research, training, policy and practice related to child and adolescent mental health services, with an emphasis on school-based services. Fellows work with leaders and faculty in the areas of school mental health, evidence-based practice implementation, System of Care, and family engagement. In addition to collaborating on school mental health research and training activities, the fellowship may include the opportunity for clinical practice in schools, depending on candidates’ interests and experience. If you have questions about the fellowship, please contact  Dr. Sharon Stephan, sstephan@psych.umaryland.edu. 

Research Practicum
The CSMH offers research opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students. For information about research externships, please contact Dr. Sharon Stephan sstephan@psych.umaryland.edu