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Undergraduate Opportunities

Duke's independent study program gives undergraduate students the opportunity to pursue for course credit a research or academic topic of interest, under the supervision of a center faculty member.


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Graduate Clinical Practicum

The graduate clinical practicum offers clinical training to PhD students in clinical or school psychology from Duke University or the University of North Carolina at Chapel hill, in evidence-based evaluation and treatment of autism and neurodevelopmental conditions.

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Training for Interns, Medical Students, and Residents

As part of the Duke University School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, the center's psychology interns and fellows have opportunities to blend experiences from both research and clinical areas.

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Postdoctoral Clinical Psychology Fellowship

The center offers postdoctoral fellowships involving half-time clinical practice and half-time clinical research with children and adolescents on the autism spectrum.  

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Residency Rotation

The fellowship rotation offers clinical training in evidence-based evaluation and treatment of autism and neurodevelopmental conditions. In collaboration with the center's clinical team, fellows gain first-hand experiences in the diagnosis and treatment of autism and its co-occurring mental health issues.  

Early Start Denver Model (ESDM)

Training & Workshops Available

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ESDM training is offered to clinical psychology interns, postdoctoral fellows, and to the community.

Free Caregiver-coaching Modules

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Online ESDM caregiver-coaching modules are available to all families and providers.