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January 1956

News and Comment

AMA Arch NeurPsych. 1956;75(1):82. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1956.02330190098011

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Training in Child Psychiatry.—  Specialized training in child psychiatry is available in a number of member clinics of The American Association of Psychiatric Clinics for Children which have been approved as training centers by the Association. The training begins at a third-year, postgraduate level with minimum prerequisites of graduation from an approved medical school, an approved general or rotating internship, and a two-year residency in psychiatry, approved by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. The majority of these clinics have also been approved individually by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology for a third year of training and for an additional year of experience.This training is in preparation for specialization in child psychiatry, and especially for positions in community clinics devoted wholly or in part to the outpatient treatment of children with psychiatric problems. At the completion of training, attractive openings are available in all parts