Postdoctoral Fellowship Training Program in Forensic Psychology
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) offers a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in Forensic Psychology. The program is offered to qualified United States Army active duty and Navy active duty psychologists and cannot accept applications from civilians. The WRNMMC Forensic Psychology Fellowship is the US Military’s only Postdoctoral Forensic Psychology Fellowship, and the only two-year Forensic Psychology Fellowship currently operated in the United States. It is also currently the only APA accredited postdoctoral fellowship in Forensic Psychology.
The WRNMMC Postdoctoral Fellowship Training Program in Forensic Psychology provides the final component of specialty education in Forensic Psychology. WRNMMC Postdoctoral Fellowship Training Program in Forensic Psychology provides in-depth training to active duty officers of the US Army and Navy that will foster trainees’ development of advanced skills as forensic psychological practitioners. Training occurs within the scientist – practitioner training model, utilizing a mentor model as the primary vehicle for interactive transfer of skills and knowledge. This primary model is supplemented by broad didactic training, courtroom experience, and consultancy with members of diverse professional disciplines. The goal is to provide fellows with the breadth and depth of knowledge and skills to practice forensic psychology at an advanced level. Upon successful completion of the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Forensic Psychology Fellowship, graduates will be well-positioned to apply for board certification in forensic psychology and to independently deliver advanced forensic psychological services both to the community at large and within the military community worldwide.
The program was first accredited by the American Psychological Association as a Postdoctoral Fellowship Training Program in the substantive specialty practice area of Forensic Psychology on April 17, 2002 and was reaccredited for the maximum 10 years in 2019. We are currently accredited until November 11, 2029. Questions related to the program’s accredited status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation:
Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
American Psychological Association
750 1st Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002
Phone: (202) 336-5979
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