Graduate Program

Clinical Psychology

Developmental Psychopathology Emphasis

The University of Rochester has extensive training resources in developmental psychopathology. These include opportunities to do research alongside faculty investigating:

The Mt. Hope Family Center is a central clinical training and research resource in developmental psychopathology that is closely integrated in the clinical psychology program. The center is directed by clinical faculty member Sheree Toth, and includes participation by several faculty members.

Drawing on these intellectual assets, the clinical psychology program at the University of Rochester offers an emphasis in developmental psychopathology that provides interested students with the opportunity to acquire specialized research and clinical training in this area. The goal of this specialization is to produce clinical psychologists with a unique background in developmental psychopathology.

Graduate students in clinical psychology who wish to participate in the emphasis are required to complete:

Participating and Affiliated Faculty

Note: This specialization is open to all students enrolled in the clinical psychology doctoral program and no special application is required. This emphasis is separate from the developmental psychopathology emphasis offered by the developmental psychology program.