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Training Opportunities in Behavioral Health Research
The Adolescent Behavioral Health Research Program offers a number of education opportunities for PhD psychology students and postdoctoral fellows. For PhD psychology students, practicum opportunities are available, including a practicum for an intensive adolescent outpatient substance-use treatment program at Riley Children’s Hospital and a practicum conducting forensic psychological evaluations through the Marion County Juvenile Court. Postdoctoral fellowships focused on adolescent behavioral health research are also available.
Policing the Teen Brain Program
Evidence-Based Substance Use Disorder Treatment
Through the Family-Based Justice Improvement Project, faculty in the Adolescent Behavioral Health Research Program provide licensed mental health experts with training in an intensive outpatient substance use treatment, which incorporates principles of motivation enhancement and cognitive behavioral therapies. In addition, bachelors-level case managers receive training in Teen Intervene and Family Check-Up, two brief (3-6 session) interventions based on principles of motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral therapy. Adolescent Behavioral Health Research Program faculty members are available to implement substance use treatment training for community partners.