Developmental & Behavioral Fellowship Program

Program Elements

  • A broad range of clinical training sites, many of which involve interdisciplinary teams
  • On-site and off-site clinical supervision provided individually and in groups (including utilizing Collaborative Office Rounds) provided by faculty of many disciplines
  • Didactic coursework and seminars, especially within the DBP Program, the Yale Child Study Center, and the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program
  • Extensive public health, policy, leadership, and advocacy training
  • Training in cultural sensitivity, through clinical work, education and mentorship and through direct involvement within an innovative program called International Collaborative Office Rounds.

Clinic Descriptions for the Core Program

Area Cooperative Education Educational Services

Mental Health consultation for high school students with emotional problems, substance use, etc.


Weekly clinic doing genetic evaluation of children particularly those with developmental delay and genetic syndromes.

Lulac HeadStart

Provide consultation for children with DBP problems in Headstart.  Assess quality of classroom settings.

Neurology/Spina Bifida

Assess children with a range of neurological problems affecting development and behavior.

Newborn Follow-up Clinic

Preterm Follow-up

Norwalk Hospital Therapy Center

Multidisciplinary assessment of children with a broad range of DBP problems

Pediatric Respiratory Care Unit

Developmental assessments on chronically ventilated and hospitalized children

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R)

Weekly clinic with a physiatrist seeing children and adults with CP, stroke, and other physical  and motor disabilities

Psychopharmacology, Yale Child Study Center Outpatient Clinic

Management of medication for school age patients with a range of developmental and behavioral challenges

School Age

Developmental behavioral assessments of school age children

Yale Adoption Clinic

Developmental behavioral assessments of adoptees including assessment for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Yale Child Study Center Autism Clinic

Multidisciplinary Autism evaluations for children 

Young Child

Developmental and behavioral assessments for children less than 5

Young Child Psychopharmacology Clinic

Management of medications for children <5years with autism, ADHD, anxiety, etc.

The Autism Center at the Hospital for Special Care

Multidisciplinary assessment of children with known or suspected Autism Spectrum Disorders