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Thank you for your interest in the Clinical Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship Program at the University of Rochester Medical Center. We select the most qualified candidates regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed,  sexual orientation or any other status protected by law. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

Postdoc Admissions, Support, and Outcome Data

Post UND Applications for the 2018-2019 year are now being accepted for the following position:

Child and Adolescent Track is recruiting for one (1) fellow in the following concentration:

Trauma-Informed Care and Child and Adolescent Outpatient Services

A new postdoctoral position offers advanced training in Child and Adolescent Psychology focused on trauma-informed residential care and outpatient clinical services. One training site is the Villa of Hope™, a residential treatment and community-based agency in Rochester, New York offering a range of specialized services for youth and families challenged by mental illness, substance abuse, and/or specialized education difficulties.  All staff and providers at the Villa are highly trained in The Sanctuary Model, trauma-informed care, and Therapeutic Crisis Intervention which, at its core, promotes safety and recovery from adversity through the active creation of a trauma-responsive community.  The other site is at the UR Medicine: Pediatric Behavioral Health & Wellness outpatient clinic, a community-based mental health setting serving a diverse population of children from birth to 18.   Additional responsibilities include participation in didactics, clinical supervision of junior trainees and staff, and program evaluation.  We are particularly interested in applicants with experience with adolescent populations, crises services, and/or trauma-informed evidence-based practices and systems of care.  



All applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Must have completed an APA accredited clinical, counseling, or school psychology graduate training program
  • Must have completed an APA accredited clinical, counseling, or school psychology internship

Our fellowship adheres to the APPIC guidelines and utilizes the APPA CAS (APPIC Psychology Postdoctoral application). If you have trouble with the APPA CAS system, please contact the portal technical assistance providers.


The following is a list of items to be included in your application:

  • Letter of interest stating which track and concentration you are interested in
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Official graduate transcript(s) - mailed or emailed directly from school
  • Three letters of recommendation - addressed to Wendi Cross, Ph.D.
  • Two clinical work samples (de-identified)
  • A statement from your Training Director, or Dissertation Chair with the status of your dissertation.

   Application materials may be mailed to the Training Coordinator, Linda Brown at the address below
or via email at

   All applications are reviewed by training program faculty.  Interviews will be offered to selected applicants based on the degree of fit with our program.

Application Deadline:  The application process is ongoing until a suitable candidate is identified

Our Training Coordinator will be happy to help answer any of your questions regarding the application process.

Linda Brown
University of Rochester Medical Center
Department of Psychiatry
300 Crittenden Blvd.
Rochester, NY  14642
Phone: (585) 275-3563
Fax: (585) 276-2292