The Postdoctoral Residency Program in Clinical Child Psychology in Autism and Related Disorders is a full-time, two-year experience beginning on September 1, 2023. Candidates must have completed all requirements for their doctoral degree prior to beginning the fellowship. Only graduates of APA/CPA-accredited doctoral programs and APA/CPA-accredited doctoral internships will be considered. Fellows receive appointments through the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The current stipend for first year residents is consistent with the National Institute of Health (NIH) PGY1 guidelines and includes eight holidays, three weeks of vacation, and one week of professional/conference time per year. Health insurance is available.

The program is currently accepting applications with a rolling deadline through March 24, 2023. An offer may be made at any point during this time. Interested applicants are encouraged to submit the following materials directly to Amy Keefer, PhD, ABPP at  

  • Letter of interest
  • Curriculum vitae
  • One sample assessment report and one sample treatment summary
  • A list of administered testing measures. Please indicate the number of times you have administered each measure. Please list ADOS modeules (T-4) individually. 
  • Three letters of recommendation (uploaded by letter writers)
  • Official graduate transcript (transmitted directly from the University)

At this time, all training appointments at the Kennedy Krieger Institute and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine are contingent upon being vaccinated for COVID-19. Documentation will be required. Requests for a religious or medical exemption, pregnancy or intent to become pregnant may be granted, and such requests must be submitted through the appropriate channels.

Please direct questions about the program to Amy Keefer, PhD, ABPP at