First Year Courses

  • Orientation
  • Clinical and Clinical Research Assessment
  • Community Issues Including Schools
  • Diversity and Cultural Competence
  • Psychological Testing
  • Essentials of Psychopathology
  • Psychopharmacology
  • The Psychotherapies 
  • Research Literacy: Practice Parameters and Related Literature (Year 1 Journal Club)
  • Normal Development
  • Forensic and Ethical Issues in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Part 1
  • Clinical Neuropsychiatry
  • Trauma Assessment and Treatment (Trauma Focused CBT)
  • Review of Clinical Skills Exams (CSEs) and Biopsychosocial Formulation
  • Gender Diversity
  • Practical Therapy
  • Patient Safety, Quality Improvement and Wellness
  • Deep Dives Psychiatric Assessment and Treatment
  • Bi-Monthly Case Conference with Dr. Walkup

Second Year Courses

  • Family-Based Clinical Process
  • Advanced Psychopharmacology
  • Career Development, Business Aspects of CAP and Administration
  • Research Literacy/Journal Club
  • Forensic and Ethical Issues in Child Psychiatry Part 2 
  • Psychodynamic Dilemmas in Psychotherapy
  • Advanced Practical Therapy
  • Professional Development

Combined First & Second Year Courses

  • Administration and Systems, Including Emergency Care Systems
  • Multidisciplinary Case Conferences
  • Virginia Tarlow, MD, Grand Rounds
  • Pediatrics Grand Rounds (optional)