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Training Sites

Our rotations are at Lakeside Behavioral Health System, Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and the Shelby County Unified School District, in both the Day Treatment Program. Our outpatient work is delivered at  Le Bonheur outpatient clinics and psychotherapy clinic at  Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities, where there is a rich interchange with psychologists and psychology interns, and pediatricians, and pediatric subspecialties.

Le Bonheur Children's HospitalLe Bonheur Children's Hospital
848 Adams Ave
Memphis, TN 38103

(901) 287-5437

Founded in 1952, Le Bonheur Children's Hospital is an integral part of the Methodist Healthcare Family and a training site for many University of Tennessee Health Science Center residencies/fellowships. A new $340-million hospital building was built in December 2010 to accommodate the over 100,000 patients seen each year.

Named one of the nation's "Best Children's Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report, Le Bonheur is the only Level 1 pediatric trauma center in the Mid-South.  Its neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) provides the highest level of care for the region's critically ill newborns.

Lakeside Behavioral Health SystemLakeside Behavioral Health System
2911 Brunswick Road
Memphis, TN 38133
(901) 231-4827
(800) 232-LAKE

Founded in 1969, the mission of Lakeside Behavioral Health System (LBHS) is to provide specialized behavioral health care and addiction treatment to those wishing to heal.  It's 345 acre, 345-bed facility is fully accredited, state licensed, and Medicare certified.

Inpatient and Outpatient services are provided for those with depression, anxiety, substance abuse, dementia, bi-polar, schizophrenia, and other mental illnesses.  Lakeside offers weekly on-site support groups for depression, bi-polar, AA, and NA.  It also offers training classes and workshops on suicide prevention. [Photo by LBHS]

Shelby County SchoolsShelby County Schools
160 S. Hollywood St.
Memphis, TN 38112
(901) 416-5300

Shelby County Schools is Tennessee's largest school district and one of America's 25 largest. With 207 schools, it has 110,000+ students from pre-k-12.

Fellows learn the art of school consultation. They work with children who are in smaller, structured day treatment settings to understand the process of placement, work with a multidisciplinary team on behavior modification and individualized treatment plans, get a further understanding of special education laws, and as consultants reach out to providers in the community with feedback as necessary.

St. Jude Children's HospitalSt. Jude Children's Hospital
262 Danny Thomas Place
Memphis, TN 38105

(800) 822-6344

Founded in 1962, Le Bonheur Children's Hospital is an integral part of the Methodist Healthcare Family and a training site for many University of Tennessee Health Science Center residents/fellows. Funded primarily through donations and federal grants, St. Jude sees approximately 7,800 patients from around the world.

Named one of the nation's "Best Children's Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report, Le Bonheur is the only Level 1 pediatric trauma center in the Mid-South.  Its neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) provides the highest level of care for the region's critically ill newborns. In 2015, St. Jude is recognized for the fifth year in a row as one of Fortune magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For.” 

outside of the Boling CenterBoling Center for Developmental Disabilities
711 Jefferson Avenue
Memphis, TN 38105 
(901) 448-6511

The Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities (BCDD) is one of more than 60 University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities in the United States established by the federal government to develop interdisciplinary training, service, and applied research related to developmental disabilities. 

Fellows expand their consultation/ liaison skills and learn to work with this unique population of children and adolescents and families who are in treatment for hematologic and oncological diagnoses.

In this setting there is a close dialogue with the Department of Psychology and with other specialists.

Last Published: Oct 11, 2017