Missouri:
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 Missouri - St. Louis (Department of Psychology)

Psychology Specializations Integrated with AD&A: Clinical

Courses and Specialized Seminars Offered: Mental Health and Aging, Clinical Geropsychology, Multidisciplinary graduate certificate in gerontology (various courses)

Number of Faculty in AD&A: 2 Full Time, 0 Part Time

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

Availability of Postdoctoral Opportunities in AD&A: None

Practicum and Internship Placements: third or fourth year clerkships in hospital settings, conducting neurological assessments, Predoctoral internships are primarily in VA Medical Centers and schools of medicine

Other Relevant Information and Comments: Students are encouraged to complete a graduate certificate in gerontology - includes classes from departments of Sociology, Economics, Political Science, Anthropology, and Biology

Contact:
Ann M. Steffen, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
University of Missouri - St. Louis
8001 Natural Bridge Road
St. Louis, MO 63121
Telephone: (314) 516-5382
Email 
Gerontology Website

Southwest Missouri State University (Department of Psychology)

Psychology Specializations Integrated with AD&A: Psychology of Adulthood, Old Age and Adjustment, Dementia

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

Availability of Assistantships in AD&A: None 

Availability of Postdoctoral Opportunities in AD&A: None 

Practicum and Internship Placements: None

Contact Person: None 

Washington University (Department of Psychology)

Psychology Specializations Integrated with AD&A: Clinical, Social, Cognitive/experimental

Courses and Specialized Seminars Offered:

  • Psychology and Aging

  • Social Gerontology

  • Clinical Psychology and Aging I:  Assessment

  • Clinical Psychology and Aging II:  Intervention

  • Psychology of Aging Seminars 1 & 2

Number of Faculty in AD&A: 5 Full Time, 0 Part Time

Availability of Assistantships in AD&A: National Institute of Aging Predoctoral Training program, specialization: Clinical, Cognitive, and Social 
 
Availability of Postdoctoral Opportunities in AD&A: National Institute on Aging BSR Training Grants, specialization: Clinical, Cognitive, and Social; other opportunities dependent on individual PI funded research

Practicum and Internship Placements: Psychological Service Center, VA Hospital, Neuropsychology and Psychiatric service at Acute Care hospitals

Other Relevant Information and Comments: Our program is designed to train people for research careers. This includes those people specializing in clinical aging.

Contact:
Martha Storandt, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology, Box  1125
Washington University
1 Brookings Drive
St. Louis, MO 63130
Telephone: (314) 935-6508
Email
Website