The Postdoctoral Child Psychology Fellowship Program at Children's Mercy Kansas City provides intensive training to advanced-level postdoctoral psychology students in psychological assessment, treatment, and interdisciplinary consultation and collaboration in the context of a dedicated pediatric academic health care environment. By providing the highest-quality supervision and training, the program aims to facilitate advanced clinical and professional skills to prepare postdoctoral fellows for successful careers as psychologists in his or her chosen setting. The program is a member of the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC), and abides by APPIC policies, including the policy that no person at this training facility will solicit, accept or use any ranking-related information from any fellowship applicant.
Psychology Training Programs at Children's Mercy Kansas City focus on delivering services to children, adolescents, and their families, as well as providing support to other caregivers and community providers who regularly interact with children. The training program is located within the Division of Developmental and Behavioral Health in the Department of Pediatrics. The Developmental and Behavioral Health clinic is an on-site, hospital-based multidisciplinary clinic. This location provides the trainee with a wide variety of professional experiences in a major children's hospital. The training program is strongly supported by and integrated into the Department of Graduate Medical Education at Children’s Mercy. Children’s Mercy Kansas City offers all areas of subspecialty care currently recognized in the field of pediatrics and serves patients from a variety of socioeconomic, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds. Children’s Mercy Kansas City serves a four-state region and is nationally ranked among the best children’s hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.