Colorado:
Graduate studies in the psychology of adult development and aging

Following are data on academic programs in the state that provide a specialization in adult development and aging. Data include titles of courses and seminars offered number of faculty with a specialization in adult development and aging, psychology specializations integrated with the study of adult development and aging, administrative organization of the program, availability of assistantships and traineeships in the program, practicum and internship placement opportunities and web addresses and contact persons for the program.

University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (Department of Psychology)

Courses and Specialized Seminars Offered: Psychology of Aging I; Psychology of Aging II; Clinical Geropsychology I; Clinical Geropsychology II; Neuropsychological Assessment; Psychopharmacology. Several other professional seminars (Proseminars) are available with aging content.

Number of Faculty in AD&A: 11 Full Time with primary or secondary interests in aging, 0 Part Time

Availability of Assistantships in AD&A: Dependent on individual PI funded research

Availability of Postdoctoral Opportunities in AD&A: Dependent on individual PI funded research

Practicum and Internship Placements: The CU Aging Center is a geriatric mental health clinic located in the community, run by faculty and students in the Psychology department. Rotations include: Neuropsychological assessment, Memory clinic, Caregiver services program, Psychotherapy program, At-Home mental health services program and Integrated mental health services with primary care at Peak Vista Community Health Clinics.

Other Relevant Information and Comments: Faculty research related to adult development and aging includes areas of specialization in cognition and memory, personality and personality disorders, clinical assessment and treatment, aging families, health traumas, late-life depression, vascular depression, neuropsychological assessment for older adults, behavioral management of problem behaviors, behavioral medicine and longitudinal methodologies. Our clinical psychology Ph.D. program has been accredited by APA since 2007.

Contact:
Daniel L. Segal, Ph.D.
Professor and Director of Clinical Training
Department of Psychology
Univ. of Colorado at Colorado Springs
1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
Telephone: (719) 255-4176
Fax: (719) 255-4166
Email
Website

Colorado State University (Department of Psychology)

Psychology Specializations Integrated with AD&A: Applied Social: Cognitive, Counseling, Industrial/Organizational, Perceptual and Brain Sciences

Courses and Specialized Seminars Offered: Cognitive Aging

Number of Faculty in AD&A: 9 Full Time, 0 Part Time

Availability of Assistantships in AD&A: Dependent on individual PI funded research

Contact:
David McCabe 
Department of Psychology 
Colorado State University 
Fort Collins, CO  80523-1876
Telephone: (970) 491-3018
Email   
Website

Availability of Postdoctoral Opportunities in AD&A: Dependent on individual PI funded research

Contact:
David McCabe 
Department of Psychology 
Colorado State University 
Fort Collins, CO  80523-1876
Telephone: (970) 491-3018
Email

Practicum and Internship Placements: Counseling, Industrial/Organizational

Other Relevant Information and Comments: Faculty with aging interests include: Paul Bell, Silvia Canetto, Anne Cleary, Peter Chen, Deanna Davalos, Edward Delosh, David McCabe, Matthew Rhodes, Tammi Vacha-Haase.

The Psychology department is one of 11 departments at Colorado State University that participate in the Colorado State University Center on Aging. View more information for the Center on Aging.

Contact:  
David McCabe 
Department of Psychology 
Colorado State University 
Fort Collins, CO 80523-1876 
Telephone: (970) 491-3018
Email

University of Denver (College of Education)

Psychology Specializations Integrated with AD&A: Counseling, School

Courses and Specialized Seminars Offered: Adult Development

Number of Faculty in AD&A: 1 Full Time, 0 Part Time

Availability of Assistantships in AD&A: Dependent on individual PI funded research

Contact:
Karen Strohm Kitchener 
College of Education 
University of Denver 
Denver, CO  80208

Availability of Postdoctoral Opportunities in AD&A: None

Practicum and Internship Placements: All counseling related - None are specifically for adult development and aging, although such opportunities are available.

Other Relevant Information and Comments: None

Contact:
Karen Strohm Kitchener
College of Education
University of Denver
Denver, CO  80208
Telephone: (303) 871-2480
Email 
Website