The Division is committed to teaching diagnostic, consultative and therapeutic skills essential to the field of child and adolescent psychiatry.  A two-year evidence-based didactic curriculum is designed to provide a strong clinical foundation.  This is complemented by skill development and case-centered teaching in a variety of settings selected to provide a well-rounded experience that includes inpatient, outpatient, private and public-sector sites.  Required experiences are designed to expose all fellows to typical child and adolescent development, early intervention and prevention of mental health problems, therapeutic interventions, community child psychiatry, forensic child psychiatry and research.