Clinical Psychology Internship at Children's Hospital of Michigan
VHS Children's Hospital of Michigan, Inc.
Workforce Development Focus
Increasing number of healthcare workers AND improving the quality of healthcare workforce
Workforce Issues Addressed
Training individuals to work in a healthcare profession; training current healthcare professionals in SDOH, implicit bias, or on other subjects that will help professionals provide more culturally-competent and/or patient-centered care
Children's Hospital of Michigan (CHM) received a HRSA grant to continue their clinical psychology internship, which provides doctoral psychology interns the opportunity to train and deliver services to Detroit's at-risk youth using interdisciplinary, integrated trauma-informed behavioral health care. The interns work with youth who have acute and chronic health conditions to help assess, prevent, and treat Opioid Use Disorder and Substance Abuse Disorder with their children and adolescent clients. The internship has been accredited since 1988.