Vista Del Mar is committed to providing a variety of training opportunities to mental health professionals with a focus on working with children and adolescents.

Professional Training

Vista’s Reiss-Davis Child Study Center and Institute provides Fellowship Programs, a Graduate School, and continuing education opportunities for working professionals. Internships for MSWs and MFTs are also available at several of our service sites.


Vista’s Reiss-Davis Child Study Center and Institute offers an APPIC-member Clinical Fellowship for postdoctoral psychologists and postgraduate social workers and a CAPIC-recognized Pre and Post Doctoral Fellowship Program in our Psycho-Educational Diagnostic Testing Services (PEDS) for pre and postdoctoral psychologists.

Graduate School

The Reiss-Davis Graduate Center offers an intensive One-Weekend per-Month 3-Year Psy.D. Program of coursework in Clinical Child Psychology with a psychodynamic emphasis. This program is for licensed and license-eligible health professionals.

Continuing Education

The Reiss-Davis Child Study Center and Institute offers conferences and workshops for the mental health professional community in Los Angeles through its CE series of presentations in the Saturdays at the Center Program and the annual Edna Reiss-Sophie Greenberg Chair Award and Conference.


Internships for Master of Social Work (MSW), Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT), and pre doctoral Psychologist are offered at several of our service sites including Family Service of Santa Monica, HomeSAFE, the Vista School, Vista Adoption services, and the Vista Outpatient Center.