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Curriculum Components

Child 1

  • 6 blocks: Inpatient child and adolescent psychiatry at Dell Children’s Medical Center
  • 6 blocks: Consultation-liaison psychiatry at Dell Children’s Medical Center
  • 1 block: Child neurology consults at Dell Children’s Medical Center
  • 13 blocks, 1/2 day: Outpatient CAP at Texas Child Study Center

Child 2

  • 13 blocks, 1 1/2 days per week: Outpatient CAP at Texas Child Study Center
  • 13 blocks, 1 day per week: Clinical selective (varies)
  • 3 blocks, 1 day per week: School consultation
  • 2 blocks, 1 1/2 days per week: Juvenile Justice System
  • 2 blocks, 1/2 day per week: Family therapy
  • 2 blocks, 3 evenings per week: Intensive outpatient program
  • 4 sessions: Community psychiatry at Community Partnership for Children
  • 5 to 7 blocks, time varies: Electives

Class Curriculum

Child 1 & 2

  • Getting the Framework: Development, Neuroscience and Cultural Competency
  • Assessment: Interviewing Children and Adolescents; Crisis Intervention and Emergency Psychiatry; Psychological Testing
  • Using Evidence: Evidence-Based Medicine, Research Principles, Journal Club
  • Psychopathology and Psychopharmacology: Every other year rotating curriculum A or B; Advanced Psychopharmacology; and Psychopharmacology Case Conference
  • Psychotherapy: CBT, Psychodynamic, Play, Family, Group and Others
  • Being a Psychiatrist: Professionalism, Teaching, History and Practice Practicals
  • Systems-Based Practice: Educational System; Quality Improvement and Patient Safety; Ethics; and every other year rotating curriculum A or B (Models of Care, Policy, Leadership, Advocacy)
  • Special Areas: Forensics, Consultation-Liaison and Neurology


  • Grand Rounds
  • Morbidity and Mortality Conference
  • Journal Club
  • DMS GME Medical Rounds
  • Service Case Conferences



  • Dell Children’s Consults
  • Dell Children’s Inpatient
  • Juvenile Justice System
  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Scholarly Activity
  • School Consultation
  • Texas Child Study Center


  • Bluebonnet
  • Chief Resident
  • Children’s Association for Maximum Potential: CAMP
  • Children’s Comprehensive Care Clinic
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Community Clinic
  • Crisis Counseling Program
  • Dell Children’s Consults
  • Eating Disorders Program at Eating Recovery Center
  • Expressive Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Forensic: Juvenile Justice System
  • Group Therapy
  • LifeWorks
  • Meridell Achievement Center
  • Module-Based Therapy
  • Parent-Child Interaction Therapy
  • Parent Management Therapy
  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Preparing for Practice
  • Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
  • Teaching and Supervision: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Consultation-Liaison
  • Teaching and Supervision: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Inpatient
  • Teaching and Supervision: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Outpatient
  • Texas Child Study Center
  • Trauma Care Crisis Counseling Program
  • The University of Texas at Austin Student Mental Health