The training program participates in the APPIC online matching program. Applicants must obtain an Applicant Agreement and register for the Match in order to be eligible to match to our programs.

Applicants can download an Applicant Agreement from the Matching Program website at www.NatMatch.com/PsychInt or request that an Agreement be mailed by contacting NMS directly. All applicants are required to submit their application online at www.APPIC.org.

During the review of application materials and interview, supervisors look for applicants to have at least approximately 850 hours of supervised practicum experience though this is a flexibly administered standard this year due to the increased difficulty of obtaining intervention experience during the coronavirus pandemic during recent training years.

The training program participates in the National Matching Service and we use the standardized online APPIC application form. Faculty reviews each application and indicates whether the applicant should be extended an invitation for an interview. Interviews are extended to those applicants who meet the selection criteria. During the COVID-19 pandemic, on-site interviews are not being conducted. All interviews will be done for the 2022-2023 training year via remote teleconference. Interviewees will be introduced to training faculty and the facility by zoom and remote video. After applicants are interviewed and references are checked, faculty meet as a group to develop their rank order list. Applicants are ranked according to the faculty’s assessment of the candidate’s “fit” with the program.

Interns are recruited for two separate tracks within the Kennedy Krieger Institute/Johns Hopkins Center for Child and Family Traumatic Stress/Psychiatric Mental Health Program Doctoral Internship (PLEASE NOTE THAT THE PROGRAM DOES NOT APPEAR IN THE APPIC DIRECTORY BUT CAN BE ACCESSED THROUGH THE MATCH PORTAL):

Please Note:

Because of recent hiring and re-organization at the Psychiatric Mental Health Program (PMHP), the PMHP track will be paused and not accepting new applicants for the 2022-2023 training year. It is planned that the full internship track at PMHP will resume in the following training year, 2023-2024. Interns in the Center for Child and Family Traumatic Stress will continue to do their minor rotation, one day per week, at PMHP during the pause.

A. Childhood Trauma Track APPIC Match # 246311---  Center for Child and Family Traumatic Stress with a 12-month minor rotation (one day per week) at the Psychiatric Mental Health Program (PMHP)

B. Not offered in 2022-2023: Psychiatric Mental Health Program Track APPIC Match # 246312—Psychiatric Mental Health Program (PMHP) with 12-month minor rotation (one day per week) at Center for Child and Family Traumatic Stress