Behavioral Psychology Training

Doctoral Internship Program

The Kennedy Krieger Institute’s training program in professional psychology has been a leader in the field of behavioral and pediatric psychology for more than two decades. Since its inception in 1977, it has become one of the most prominent training programs in psychology as it relates to developmental disabilities and pediatric problems. Kennedy Krieger’s Departments of Behavioral Psychology and Neuropsychology are committed to providing a training environment that facilitates the development of future leaders in the field. The predoctoral internship program provides training in applied behavior analysis, developmental disabilities, behavioral pediatrics, pediatric neuropsychology, and family therapy. Learn more.

Postdoctoral Training Program

The Department of Behavioral Psychology provides assessment and treatment services for a variety of pediatric populations and their families and offers training program at several educational levels. The programs provide training in applied behavior analysis, developmental disabilities, behavioral pediatrics, and family therapy. The philosophy of our post-doctoral program is to prepare fellows to function not only as psychologists in a variety of settings, but also as members of a multidisciplinary team providing health related services to children and their families. Training occurs through supervised experiences in inpatient hospital units and outpatient clinics. Fellows completing our program are well qualified to enter clinical, medical, or academic settings. Learn more.

The Kennedy Krieger Institute is an equal opportunity employer. Consistent with the Institute's and the Johns Hopkins University's policies, our training program welcomes and encourages qualified individuals at the predoctoral and postdoctoral level to apply and enter on the basis of demonstrated ability, performance, and merit, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status or veteran status.