Articles Tagged "students"

The Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy (APA Division 29) is offering 20 research grants in the amount of $500 each for graduate AND undergraduate students in the field of psychology. Half the grants will be awarded to graduate students and the other half will be awarded to undergraduate students; undergraduates are strongly encouraged to apply! The […]

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Theories and processes of psychology have largely been influenced by North American and European psychologists whose Western-oriented paradigms have not promoted inclusivity or recognized the strengths of ethnically diverse cultures. Western paradigms promote power, hierarchical order, and structural privilege to the detriment of the well-being and mental health of racially and ethnically diverse cultures (Goodman […]

Hey students! Interested in an APA leadership opportunity? Look no further. We invite you to take an active role in our division by nominating yourself to join our Publications & Communications Board. The Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy (APA Division 29) seeks nominations and self-nominations for members Society to be considered for a one […]

    This video is the Gab with the Greats 2023 panel that focuses on diversity and multiculturalism. The three panelists are: Dr. Rosemary Phelps, Dr. Derald Wing Sue and Dr. Melba Vasquez. This event is organized by the APA Division 29 Early Career Psychology (ECP) domain representative Dr. Yujia Lei, and the ECP committee chair, Dr. Michelle Joaquin. In this video, panelists share […]

While sports can be an empowering opportunity for individuals to learn socialization, group cohesion, and other forms of prosocial skills, such as negotiation, courage, fairness, and work ethic, communities are starting to challenge the age-old adage of sports building good character (Sun & Tai, 2022). There has been an increase in stories reporting unethical behavior […]

We, the Student Development Committee, would like to host a monthly student support group to provide an inclusive space for students from different programs to connect with and support each other. This group will be open to all students, regardless of their educational levels (i.e., graduate and undergraduate students) or membership status of the Division […]

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Jeffrey E. Barnett Psychotherapy Research Student Paper Award Winner Heather Muir is a fifth-year graduate student in Clinical Psychology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. In 2014, Heather graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a BA in psychology, with highest honors. Her senior honors thesis examined themes of autobiographical memories. After graduation, Heather […]

Student Diversity Award Brien J. Goodwin is a sixth-year PhD student in the Clinical Psychology program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst who is starting his pre-doctoral internship this fall at the Institute of Living. His Master’s thesis examined the association between early-treatment patient motivational language and proximal treatment outcomes. His dissertation examines in-session interpersonal […]

Diversity Award Winner Alayna Park, MA, C.Phil, is a fifth-year graduate student in the Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), working under the mentorship of Dr. Bruce Chorpita. She is currently completing her pre-doctoral internship at the VA Long Beach Healthcare System. Her research focuses on improving the quality […]

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