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Paul Farley Awarded Prestigious Army Scholarship

MSP is delighted to announce that Paul Farley (PsyD 2) was selected as one of only 8 recipients to the Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP) from the United States Army. “I applied for this scholarship because it was an opportunity to combine my civilian work (therapy) with my military career,”

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Sharmane Brown: “How I Make It Work”

From students fresh out of undergrad to professionals who are retraining for a new career, the Michigan School of Psychology welcomes students wherever they are in life. “How I Make It Work”  highlights the diversity of student experiences as they balance classes, work, and life. Name: Sharmane K. Brown, MA, TLLP Program: PsyD 

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Staff Spotlight: Stephanie Swanberg

At the beginning of February, we were delighted to welcome Stephanie Swanberg, MSI, AHIP, as our new Academic/User Services Librarian. Below, Stephanie offers insight into her role at MSP and a little about herself. Welcome Stephanie! Give us a snapshot of your professional/academic background. I have volunteered or worked in

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Photo of Dr. Fran Brown, PsyD, MSP President.

President Brown Appointed to APA Commission on Accreditation

 We are delighted to announce that MSP President Fran Brown, PsyD, was appointed to serve on the American Psychological Association’s Commission on Accreditation (APA-COA) for a three-year term that began January 1, 2021. As Commissioner, Dr. Brown will fill the Board of Educational Affairs/National Council of Schools and Programs of

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Celebrating Black History Month and Beyond

The impact that the Black community has had on the world is immense and impressive and should be celebrated and showcased every day of the year.  Below are a variety of ways that you can participate in Black History Month in February and continue to celebrate and support Black Americans

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Student Perspective: Compassion Funds

The mission of the Michigan School Psychological Clinic is to make mental health care accessible to everyone. And we do mean everyone. No one is turned away for lack of funds. Last fall when we were strategizing how to make our mission sustainable, Kari Eidnes (MA with ABA) suggested we

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Nicholas Capaul, PsyD (’20): “Let’s Talk About Death”

One of our 2020 doctoral grads, Nicholas Capaul, recently started a podcast with his twin brother called “Let’s Talk About Death With the Capaul Twins.” Dr. Capaul reflects below on growing up around death, his clinical work on grief, and the inspiration for their podcast. As a young boy I

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In Gratitude: Michelle Wheeler, MA (’09), MSI

Over the summer we learned that Michelle Wheeler, our beloved Head Academic Librarian, was beginning a professional transition away from MSP. Michelle is such an essential part of every aspect of MSP academic life – from syllabi, to book orders, to testing kits, teaching essential research skills – that we

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IDEA Joins MLK Day Driving for Justice Parade

Each year in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, MSP’s Inclusion, Diversity & Equity Alliance (IDEA) organizes or joins a local event for the community to attend together. This year, IDEA members decided to join the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Task Force, Inc. for their Peace Parade – “Driving

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