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PRIMARY CARE CLINICS

Sooner Pediatric Clinic
The Sooner Pediatric Clinic provides primary care services to children and adolescents. Fellows will provide services including brief screening and assessment and ongoing treatment services. This rotation also involves participation with multidisciplinary teams to provide comprehensive health services to families served by OU Children’s Physicians’ outpatient clinics and OU Children’s Hospital.Common presentations include ADHD, behavioral management/parenting issues, headaches, and elimination disorders. The Sooner Pediatric clinic serves children from birth to age 18; the most common consultations are for toddler- and school-aged children. This rotation is supervised by Amy Cherry, Ph.D.

Fostering Hope Clinic
Within the Sooner Pediatric Clinic, the Fostering Hope Clinic provides primary care services to children and adolescents in state custody foster placements. Trainees in psychology are often consulted and work very closely with the providers associated with this clinic. Common referrals include behavior management strategies, evaluation of trauma history, and coordinating / evaluating for appropriate psychological services. Opportunities exist for participation in community outreach and presentations affiliated with this clinic. This rotation is supervised by Amy Cherry, Ph.D.

Latino Clinic
The Latino Clinic is a primary care clinic in south Oklahoma City that provides services to children and adolescents from primarily Spanish-speaking families. This clinic offers a unique opportunity for working with Latino families and learning to provide primary care services within a specific cultural context. Due to the population served in this clinic, Spanish proficiency is required to participate in a major or minor rotation; however, trainees who are not proficient in Spanish can participate in a limited experience in this clinic using interpreters. Services administered include brief assessments, and interventions, long-term therapy, consultation with schools and referrals to community agencies. Common presenting problems include ADHD, behavior problems, anxiety, depression, traumatic stress, adjustment disorders, family conflict, weight management, elimination disorders, self-harm, developmental delays, and school/academic problems. The primary interventions used in this clinic include behavioral, cognitive behavioral, motivational interviewing, parent training, family therapy and conflict transformation. The Latino clinic serves children from birth to age 18; the most common consultations are for toddler- and school-aged children. This rotation is supervised by Ryan Blucker, Ph.D.