Psychiatric / Mental Health APRN Fellowship Program

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The Psychiatric/ Mental Health APRN Fellowship program is a two year practicum experience. Our goal is to deliver a scholarly, intensive, empirically-based, patient-centric curriculum to APRN fellows focused on continuity of care, excellence in evidence based treatment, and inter-professional collaboration.

APRN Fellowship Program

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The program is designed to build on knowledge and skills gained in PMHNP graduate programs. It prepares nurse practitioners for professional leadership, education and translation of research into practice.

Why Baptist Health?

Individualized Instruction

Baptist Health promotes a welcoming atmosphere to enhance individual and professional growth by offering a series of clinical rotations, extensive supervision, and formal didactics. The program’s philosophical approach to training is person-centered, collaborative, and responsive. Consideration is given to each fellows’ individual educational goals and clinical areas of interest. There is ongoing dialogue, both informally and formally, to facilitate the accommodation of preferences.

Diverse Training Environment

Baptist Behavioral Health offers inclusive mental health care services within outpatient centers, inpatient units, day stay programs, the emergency department, and The Bridges Clinic. These include severe mental illness (SMI), neurocognitive impairments, mood disorders, substance use, eating disorders, and behavioral issues. This well-rounded exposure promotes a comprehensive and robust clinical education experience.

APRN Fellowship Program

If you have questions or need additional information, please contact Karen McNeely at

Preferred program

Baptist Health has the area’s only mental health resource of its kind, with a full range of inpatient services for adults, adolescents and children requiring hospital-based care.

As well as the following specialty service lines:

  • Neuropsychology for traumatic brain injury (TBI), neurodegenerative disease (i.e., dementias), stroke, in addition to neurodevelopmental and learning disorders

  • Hospital based consultations for behavioral health needs stemming from injuries, accidents, disorders, stress responses, chronic pain and maladjustment to hospitalization

  • Treatment Resistant Depression Clinic offering specialized interventions, including Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)

  • Hematology and Oncology services to help individuals cope with the physical and emotional issues that often become consequences of cancer diagnosis and treatment

  • Bariatric and Eating Disorder Services for pre-bariatric surgery psychological evaluations and psychological treatment for behavioral weight management and eating disordered behaviors

  • Maternal Mental Health to address the growing mental health concerns associated with the perinatal and postpartum periods

  • Applied Behavior Analysis Program, an evidence-based treatment for autism spectrum disorders or developmental disabilities

  • Behavioral Sleep Medicine Program for the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of sleep disorders

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