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About Dr. Goodwin

Dr. Aijah K. B. Goodwin is an Assistant Professor at the National Center for School Mental Health (NCSMH) within the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (DCAP) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. She is also a licensed psychologist at the Outpatient Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic in DCAP, where she provides evidence-based and culturally tailored mental health therapy and consultation services in Baltimore City.


Dr. Goodwin's research interests include enhancing cultural and contextual mental health help-seeking pathways for Black teens with anxiety, depression, and other internalizing concerns and sociocultural practices in schools that enhance mental health and well-being. She has also engaged in research and clinical practice focused on implementing evidence-based practices in school and community settings to improve mental and behavioral health outcomes for children and families.


Dr. Goodwin is a Philadelphia native, who enjoys music, social gatherings, and sports.



August 2021


Doctoral Internship (APA Accredited)

Florida State University

Multidisciplinary Center

May 2019

M.A. Psychology
Louisiana State University

May 2014

B.A. Psychology/Honors Track
Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Awards & Fellowships

UMaryland SOM
Office of Postdoctoral Scholars
Professional Development Award
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Louisiana State University
Huel D. Perkins Graduate Fellowship
Indiana University of Pennsylvania Board of Governor’s Scholar
Indiana University of Pennsylvania Psychology Honors Program
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Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Provost Scholar
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