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Rehabilitation Psychology and Neuropsychology Training Programs

The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R), Division for Rehabilitation Psychology and Neuropsychology, offers the following training programs in rehabilitation psychology and neuropsychology:

For additional inquiries, please refer to the following faculty contact information:

Director, Postdoctoral Training in Rehabilitation Psychology: William Stiers, Ph.D., wstiers1@jhmi.edu
Director, Postdoctoral Training in Neuropsychology: Pegah Touradji, Ph.D., ptourad1@jhmi.edu
Director, Postdoctoral Training in MS Rehabilitation Research: Meghan Beier, Ph.D., mbeier1@jhmi.edu
Director, Externship Training: Abbey J. Hughes, Ph.D., abbeyjhughes@jhmi.edu

Clinical Externships

Students enrolled in doctoral clinical psychology or counseling psychology training programs accredited by the American Psychological Association may apply for nine-month clinical externships. These training programs involve assessment, intervention and consultation regarding adult patients with a wide range of injuries, illnesses, disabilities, and acute and chronic health conditions in inpatient or outpatient settings.

Externship positions include:

  • Inpatient rehabilitation psychology (Three three-month rotations in the PM&R inpatient rehabilitation units in the Johns Hopkins Hospital and Johns Hopkins Bayview campuses)
  • Outpatient neuropsychology (One nine-month experience in the PM&R Brain and Stroke Rehabilitation Program in the Johns Hopkins Hospital and Greenspring Station campuses)

All externships include monthly seminars with Division faculty and postdoctoral fellows.

Application Process

  • Deadline: Jan 1, 2018. The deadline for the 2018-2019 training year has passed.
  • Application materials: a one-page cover letter  stating your preferred position (inpatient or outpatient), relevant professional experience and training goals; and your CV with contact information for at least two references.
  • Please submit application materials to Abbey J. Hughes, Ph.D. at abbeyjhughes@jhmi.edu.

Research Externships

Students enrolled in masters or doctoral clinical or counseling psychology training programs may apply for nine- or twelve-month research externships. Availability of these positions varies each year, depending on faculty research activities. These training programs involve participation in a wide range of clinical research activities, including training in research design and analysis, preparation of IRB documents, recruitment of research participants, administration of study assessments, delivery of study interventions, collaboration on conference presentations and peer-reviewed publications.

Externship positions include:

  • Multiple Sclerosis Rehabilitation (PIs: Meghan Beier, Ph.D.; Abbey J. Hughes, Ph.D.)
  • Intensive/Critical Care Rehabilitation (PI: Megan Hosey, Ph.D.)
  • Patient Engagement (PIs: Stephen Wegener, Ph.D.; Nicole Schechter, Psy.D.)

All externship positions include monthly seminars with Division faculty and postdoctoral fellows.

Application Process

  • Deadline: Jan 1, 2018. The deadline for the 2018-2019 training year has been extended to Mar 1, 2018.
  • Application materials: a one-page cover letter stating your research interests, relevant professional experience, and training goals; and your CV with contact information for at least two references
  • Please submit application materials to Abbey J. Hughes, Ph.D., abbeyjhughes@jhmi.edu.

Clinical Postdoctoral Residencies in Rehabilitation Psychology and Neuropsychology

Postdoctoral residencies are full-time, two-year training programs open to individuals who have completed APA-accredited doctoral and internship training. The training programs are focused on the assessment, treatment and consultation regarding adult patients with a wide range of injuries, illnesses, disabilities and acute and chronic health conditions, as well as the development of skills in teaching/supervision, research and practice management.

The goals are to provide an organized sequence of didactic and experiential education and training activities with focused supervision and mentoring. Residents will develop advanced competencies in the specialty areas of rehabilitation psychology or neuropsychology sufficient for independent practice, eligibility for board certification, and leadership in patient care and research.

Residency positions include:

  • Rehabilitation Psychology (adheres to Baltimore Conference Guidelines)
  • Clinical Neuropsychology (APPCN Member, adheres to Houston Conference Guidelines)

All residency positions include monthly topical seminars with Division faculty and predoctoral externs, and weekly didactic seminars with Division faculty and invited speakers.

Brochures for the Residency Training Program in Rehabilitation Psychology and the Residency Training Program in Neuropsychologyare currently under revision and may not reflect the most updated information.

Application Process

  • Deadline: Dec 1, 2017. The deadline for the 2018-2019 training year has passed.
  • Please refer to our brochures for application instructions.
  • Questions may be directed to William Stiers, Ph.D. for Rehabilitation Psychology and Pegah Touradji, Ph.D. for Clinical Neuropsychology.

Research Postdoctoral Fellowship in Multiple Sclerosis Rehabilitation

The Multiple Sclerosis Rehabilitation Research Fellowship is a full-time, two-year, mentor-based fellowship funded by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Learn more about the Multiple Sclerosis Rehabilitation Research Fellowship.

Application Process

  • Deadline: Dec 1, 2018
  • Application materials: cover letter stating your research interests, relevant research experience, training goals, and career plans; and your CV with contact information for three references
  • Please submit application materials to Meghan Beier, Ph.D. 

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