Graduate and Professional Training

Graduate and Professional Training

Our graduate and professional training programs are designed to foster future leaders in autism research and clinical care.

Our graduate and professional training programs are designed to foster future leaders in autism research and clinical care.

Graduate Training

We offer clinical training for students and graduates of psychology, social work and psychiatry programs. Opportunities include the following:

If you'd like more information about these graduate training opportunities, please email the following:

Professional Training and Consulting

Rush offers consultation services and training for schools and other organizations on evidence-based best practices in autism care. Our team will tailor our services to your organization's specific needs.

We have significant experience with the following:

  • School district training on evidence-based practices for education professionals
  • Training on evidence-based autism treatments for community mental health organizations
  • Training for law enforcement and legal professionals

If you're interested in scheduling a professional training for your organization, please email Sophia Martinez at sophia_martinez@rush.edu.

Midwest Autism Consortium

The Midwest Autism Consortium (MAC) is a collaborative effort between Rush and the UIC to maintain a professional network of developmental disability providers across the Midwest. MAC provides a monthly speaker series on the latest developments in science, research, clinical programs and advocacy work related to autism and developmental disabilities. Members within the network include clinicians, providers and researchers from academic medical institutions; graduate and postgraduate students; community agencies; community providers and advocates. 

MAC meets on the second Thursday of each month from 1 – 2 p.m. If you are interested in joining the network or in presenting to the network, please contact Holly Lechniak.