Program Highlights

Mount Sinai Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health (CABH)/Under the Rainbow (UTH) is an outpatient therapy program for children, adolescents, and their families, with direct services provided by psychologists, social workers, child development specialists, psychiatrists and psychology externs. Designed to provide residents with a wide range of experiences to enhance their clinical and professional skills, this program utilizes an “open door” policy where residents are given the support and guidance they need, as well as the opportunity and independence to find their clinical voices and identities. Our psychology doctoral therapy practicum program highlights a collaborative, supportive and team approach within a community mental health center.

Program Highlights:

  • One-year externships—20 hours per week—with provided time off
  • Training evaluations coordinated with extern’s graduate program
  • Extensive supervision
  • Outpatient mental health services for children ages 0 to 18
  • Services for adult caretakers of these children
  • Program with history of specializing in treatment of emotional effects of abuse/neglect
  • Services provided in both English and Spanish to children and families, including uninsured consumers living in the surrounding communities
  • Evaluation of the need for psychological services, individual therapy, play therapy, family therapy, group therapy, psychiatric evaluation, psychotropic medication management and consultation, ADHD assessment and treatment, case management, ongoing child advocacy, liason with private and public child welfare agencies and crisis intervention
  • Consultations and interventions within public school system
  • Consultations to a variety of clinics and programs, including the pediatric medical inpatient unit, pediatric weight management clinic and the pediatric endocrinology clinic
  • Long-term therapy/extensive work with childhood trauma
  • Regular evaluation and feedback
  • Opportunity for externs to evaluate the training program

Six Clinical Rotations:

  • Pediatric Weight Management Clinic
  • Pediatric and Adult Endocrinology Clinic
  • Pediatric Inpatient Unit
  • SASS
  • Elementary School Program
  • Family Therapy
  • Art Therapy Group