Postdoctoral Fellowships

Childhood Abuse and Trauma Fellowship the postdoctoral training fellowship in childhood trauma is awarded to one individual each year. The fellowship commences on September 1st and is a full-time, benefits eligible position. Clinical responsibilities include:

  • Abuse and trauma-focused assessment, consultation, and treatment of children who have experienced sexual or severe physical abuse
  • Trauma-focused consultation, assessment and treatment of children exposed to other potentially traumatic events, such as witnessing violence, medical trauma, or suffering a catastrophic injury

Qualified applicants must have completed, or are currently completing, an APA-approved predoctoral internship with child training.

For more information regarding the fellowship, contact:

  • John Gobby Ph.D., Chicago Child Trauma Center Supervisor, Postdoctoral Coordinator, at 773-364-3748 x 2237 or jgobby@larabida.org


To apply, interested applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference (directly from the letter writer) to:

John Gobby Ph.D., Child Trauma Postdoctoral Coordinator
La Rabida Children's Hospital
Chicago Child Trauma Center
1111 E. 87th Street, Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60619

Or jgobby@larabida.org