The primary training site is the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO), a tertiary care, free standing children's hospital serving a referral population of over 1,500,000. CHEO will provide an excellent patient volume and clinical diversity on the inpatient and outpatient services, The Youth Program at the Royal Mental Health Care Center will also provide clinical education for fellows and is one of Canada’s foremost mental health care centres serving youth ages 16 yrs and older with complex or persistent mental illness.
To be accepted, an applicant must meet the University of Ottawa (uOttawa) Faculty of Medicine Post-Graduate Education Departments’ eligibility criteria. Candidates will be required to demonstrate strong skills in oral and written English and have had some previous training in psychotherapy. Preference will be given to those who have had experience in the North American health care system through observerships or direct care clinical experiences.