Texas
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.

Baylor University (Psychology Department)

Psychology Specializations Integrated with AD&A: Clinical

Courses and Specialized Seminars Offered: Lifespan Development, Geropsychology Assessment

Number of Faculty in AD&A: 0 Full Time, 1 Part Time 
 
Practicum and Internship Placements: Mental health agencies and APA approved internships

Contact:
David Kopplin, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology
Baylor University
Box 97334
Waco, TX  76798

Texas A & M University (Department of Educational Psychology)

Psychology Specializations Integrated with AD&A: Counseling, Educational Psychology

Courses and Specialized Seminars Offered: Adult Development and Aging, Practicum in Counseling Older Adults

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

Practicum and Internship Placements: APA accrediated interships – VA, counseling centers, hospitals, community mental health agencies, etc. 
 
Contact:
Carol A. Wagner, Academic Advisor
Department of Educational Psychology
Texas A & M University
College Station, TX 77843-4225
Telephone: (409) 845-1833

Texas A & M University (Department of Psychology)

Psychology Specializations Integrated with AD&A: Clinical

Courses and Specialized Seminars Offered: Psychopathology, Adult Assessment, Assessment of Neurobehavioral Syndromes

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

Availability of Assistantships in AD&A: Dependent on individual PI funded research 
  
Practicum and Internship Placements: Private medical hospitals, VAMC hospitals, Long-term care facilities 
 
Contact:
Margaret Norris, Ph.D. 
Psychology Department
Texas A & M University
College Station, TX  77843-4235
Telephone: (409) 845-2507

Texas Southwestern University Medical Center at Dallas

Psychology Specializations Integrated with AD&A: Clinical

Courses and Specialized Seminars Offered: Lifespan and Human Development

Number of Faculty in AD&A: 2 Full Time, 1 Part Time

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

Contact:
Munro Cullum, Ph.D.
UT Southwestern Medical Center
5323 Harry Hines Boulevard
Dallas, TX  75235-8898

Practicum and Internship Placements: Terrell State Hospital – Geriatric Unit

Contact:
Carol Gentry 
5323 Harry Hines Boulevard
Dallas, TX 75235-9044
Telephone: (214) 648-5277