The fellow is supervised by a licensed clinical psychologist(s).
In addition, the fellow will receive training from licensed psychiatrists and other mental health professionals in the context of the multidisciplinary team approach.
The fellow has access to all training activities available to trainees at the hospital, including workshops, seminars and conferences. Although the fellow does not receive a specific training fund, status as a fellow often provides access to training activities and resources at a reduced rate. The training director monitors such opportunities, including research funding, and makes them known to the fellow.
Facility and Resources
The Psychology Service of Ben Taub Hospital is located in the Psychiatry Outpatient Program Clinic. Although the fellow works throughout the hospital, the Outpatient Program Clinic is the fellow's home base. In the clinic, the fellow has an office with a personal computer, email access and standard office software (e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint). The fellow has access to computerized scoring programs (e.g., PAI, WAIS-IV, etc.) as well as access to therapy rooms, a testing room and group rooms within this facility. Office supplies, electronic equipment (e.g., copy and fax machines) and testing supplies are provided by the hospital for the fellow’s use.
The fellow may also obtain a free Texas Medical Center library card, which grants access to all libraries within the medical center.