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Child & Adolescent Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowships ADHD, Disruptive Behavior Disorders, and Early Childhood Fellowship

ADHD, Disruptive Behavior Disorders, and Early Childhood Fellowship

NYU Grossman School of Medicine offers the 12-month ADHD and Disruptive Behavior Disorders and Early Childhood Fellowship at the Child Study Center, part of Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital at NYU Langone.

Our postdoctoral fellowship, offered through NYU Langone Health’s Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, is intended for psychologists who have successfully completed an American Psychological Association–approved internship and wish to refine their skills in behavior therapy, parent–child interaction therapy, and structured behavioral school observation and consultation for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and/or disruptive behavior disorders.

The clinical director of the ADHD Service is Timothy L. Verduin, PhD. The directors of the Early Childhood Service are Lauren Knickerbocker, PhD, and Stephanie M. Wagner, PhD.

Fellowship Training

As a postdoctoral fellow in the ADHD and Disruptive Behavior Disorders and Early Childhood Fellowship, you gain specialized training in the assessment and treatment of children from infancy through adolescence and their families that is informed by cognitive behavioral and developmental principles. You conduct parent management training, behavior therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, group therapy and workshops, as well as school observation and consultation. You collaborate with psychopharmacologists, learning specialists, and other multidisciplinary team members at the Child Study Center and in school settings to effectively address problems and deliver ecologically valid care.

In addition to these clinical responsibilities, you coordinate and attend a monthly ADHD seminar series, present assessment and treatment cases at the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry’s interdisciplinary case conference, and attend weekly grand rounds, journal clubs, and other specialty trainings in areas of personal interest.

Postdoctoral fellows in the department conduct webinars, make media appearances, and host workshops, seminars, and professional development events in New York City schools and other environments. Fellows also have opportunities to train and teach junior-level psychology trainees and psychiatry residents and participate in clinical research projects.

Fellows gain advanced knowledge of psychological evaluation, treatment, and consultation for our youngest population (0-6 years) and are eligible for state licensure upon completion of the fellowship.

We are actively monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and are taking steps to protect the safety of our providers and patients. Currently, our trainees and faculty are offering services and attending training and administrative meetings both virtually and in-person.

How to Apply

We accept postdoctoral fellowship applications on a rolling basis, but plan to review the majority of applications by late January 2023. The fellowship start date is somewhat flexible from July 1, 2023 to September 1, 2023. The salary for this position is $58,000-$61,000 and is commensurate with experience. Fellows are also eligible to participate in additional work opportunities at NYU Langone.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, three letters of recommendation, and a de-identified evaluation report for a child or adolescent you treated for ADHD or a disruptive behavior disorder to Please specify the training experience for which you are applying to in the subject of your application email. All submissions should receive a receipt of confirmation within three-to-five business days. If you do not receive a confirmation, kindly resubmit the application.