Applicants for the postdoctoral fellowship should have a doctoral degree in Clinical, Counseling, or School Psychology from an APA accredited graduate program as well as an APA accredited doctoral internship. In reviewing applications, the training committee considers:

  • The applicant’s demonstrated interest and experience in evaluating and treating childhood trauma
  • Previous experiences working with culturally diverse populations
  • Training in diagnostic psychological assessment of cognitive, adaptive, and personality functions of children and youth. Familiarity and experience with administering and interpreting projective assessment measures is required, with experience using the Rorschach preferred
  • Training and experience in evidence-based treatment models including but not limited to trauma interventions for children
  • Overall experience providing clinical services to with children, youth, and families

Formal proof of matriculation or completion of all graduation requirements, from the degree granting institution, is required before the fellow can obtain appointment through the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

Dates and Deadlines:

  • Application is made through the APPA CAS electronic application section on the website and is due December 1, 2023.
  • Interviews will be conducted remotely by means of synchronous Zoom contacts on dates between January 3 and February 12, 2024.
  • Offers will be made on the APPIC Uniform Notification date/Common Hold Date.
  • Training year dates: September 3, 2024 through September 2, 2025.

Required Application Materials:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vita
  • Three professional letters of reference from former supervisors, training directors, etc.
  • A list of all psychological test measures administered and interpreted, including number of times the measure has been used
  • Transcript documenting completion of doctoral program and/or planned graduation date.

Contact Us:

Further questions about the postdoctoral fellowship and application procedures should be directed to Daniel Hoover, PhD, ABPP Director of Psychology Training:

Phone: (443) 923-5922