Didactics & Educational Activities

  • Introductory Summer Seminar Series
  • Psychological assessment of children and adolescents (psychosocial and neuropsychological testing)
  • Intro to child and adolescent forensics
  • Transcultural issues
  • Suicide risk
  • Homicide/violence risk
  • Introduction to public school law
  • Introduction to public school administrative issues
  • Community resources
  • Diagnostic Interviewing
  • Introduction to Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology
  • Basic Research Principles – September – Medical Center wide seminar
  • September-May Seminars
  • Cognitive – Behavioral Therapy
  • Family Theory and Therapy
  • Normal Development
  • Psychopathology
  • Treatment Modalities
  • Current and Classical Readings in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry


  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Grand Rounds
  • Journal Club
  • Multidisciplinary Case Conference
  • Psychopharmacology Case Conference

The UAB Residency in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry is a participant in the Southeast Consortium of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Training Program.  Participants attend an annual Institute on a Child and Adolescent Psychiatry topic and a Mock Board exercise.  The site is rotate among member programs.