Child and Adolescent Services Multicultural Clinical Training Program

The Child and Adolescent Services Multicultural Clinical Training Program offers one-year training opportunities for doctoral interns, postdoctoral fellows and advanced practicum students, as well as rotations for medical students (through community medicine), third-year psychiatry residents, and psychiatry child fellows. The program is designed to train clinicians who are committed to serving low-income and diverse ethnic and cultural minority populations.


Applicants interested in psychology training should be aware that this is a very competitive program, and consider the following selection criteria:

  • Letter of interest
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Required Criteria
    • APA-accredited graduate program in clinical psychology
    • Strong undergraduate and graduate academic record
    • In good academic standing
    • Demonstrated interest and experience with children, youth, and families
    • Demonstrated interest and experience working with underserved communities
    • Essays that reflect a thoughtful, insightful, mature candidate
    • Essays that reflect strong writing skills
    • Essays that reflect someone with clear theoretical foundations
  • Preferred Criteria
    • Dissertation proposal defended
    • Relevant research experience or interest
    • Experience or interest in trauma
    • Bilingual (Spanish)
    • Significant psychological testing experience

How to Apply

Our deadline for receipt of applications is November 1, 2017.

The UCSF Child and Adolescent Services Multicultural Clinical Training Program follows the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC) match policies. As part of the APPIC Match, applicants must submit the APPIC Application for Psychology Internship (which requires official transcripts as part of the application process).

Please note: The APPIC program code for the Child and Adolescent Services doctoral internship application is 1902.

Internship admissions, support and initial placement data


Barbara Krishna Stuart, PhD, Director of Clinical Training
Edgar Micua, Training Analyst

Child & Adolescent Services
Department of Psychiatry
Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center
1001 Potrero Avenue, 7M-CAS, Box 0852
San Francisco, CA 94110
Telephone: (415) 206-4306

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