The Clinical Child/Pediatric Psychology Internship Program at Children's Mercy, Kansas City provides intensive training to advanced-level predoctoral psychology students in psychological assessment, treatment, and interdisciplinary collaboration in the context of a dedicated pediatric academic health environment. By providing the highest-quality supervision and training, the program aims to facilitate a well-balanced set of clinical and professional skills to prepare interns for successful careers as psychologists.
The internship is accredited by the American Psychological Association. Information about the program's accreditation status can be obtained from:
Commission on Accreditation
c/o Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
750 First Street, NE
Washington D.C. 20002-424
Phone: (202) 336-5979 Fax: (202) 336-5979
The program also 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 intern applicant.
The Division of Developmental and Behavioral Health has included in its budget stipends for at least three predoctoral psychology interns. For a brief overview of the division, program, and hospital, click here to see our slides from the APA Parade of Internships 2015.