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Child and Adolescent Psychiatry training emphasizes developmental considerations. Biological, sociocultural,psychodynamic, behavioral, and familial aspects of childhood and adolescence and their problems are covered in both clinical and didactic experiences. Consultation with ambulatory and hospital pediatric services is an essential part of child and adolescent training. In addition, residents consult with schools, courts and social welfare agencies.
APA's Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship is designed to promote interest among general psychiatry residents in pursuing careers in child and adolescent psychiatry. View elegibility requirements and additional information.
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