Training Director Hour Programs

Site NameBoston Children's Hospital
Site Location (City, State/Province)Boston, Massachusetts
Training Level
  • Fellowship
Population of InterestPediatric
Training Director's Name and DegreeCeliane Rey-Casserly, PhD ABPP
Program RepresentativeCeliane Rey-Casserly, PhD
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Brief Program Description

The Center for Neuropsychology at Boston Children’s Hospital offers a two-year, full-time fellowship and provides training in clinical neuropsychological assessment of children and clinical research; training activities include clinical service delivery, didactic teaching, and research in the Center. The Center for Neuropsychology comprises neuropsychology faculty across the Departments of Psychiatry, Neurology and Otolaryngology. The Postdoctoral Residency Program is a member of the Association of Postdoctoral Programs in Clinical Neuropsychology (APPCN). The training program offers training in clinical neuropsychological assessment of children and clinical research in epilepsy, leukemia, brain injuries, learning disabilities/disorders, genetic disorders, craniofacial disorders, spina bifida, demyelinating disorders, cerebrovascular disorders and stroke, gastrointestinal disorders, and neuro-oncology. Postdoctoral fellows are involved in direct clinical service in the Center for Neuropsychology for at least 50% of their time and participate in focused research activities in areas of current investigation in our program. Core clinical experiences include rotations in General Outpatient Service, Epilepsy Service, Neuro-oncology, Brain Injury Center, Psychology Intern Clinic, and Learning Disabilities Program as well as outpatient and inpatient neuropsychological assessment and consultation with a range of children and young adults with medical, neurological and developmental disorders. Optional elective experiences are available in the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program, Infant/Toddler Assessment, Spina Bifida Center, and Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disorders Center. Opportunities are available for fellows to enhance culturally competent practice skills providing neuropsychology services in community and international service learning projects. Didactics include neuroanatomy tutorial, fact finding, professional development, equity, justice and inclusion journal club/discussion, topics in pediatric neuropsychology, and neurodevelopmental systems model of neuropsychological assessment.