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Black History Month 2023

Black History Month is observed across the United States each February. It is a time to honor the accomplishments of the Black Community, reflect on historic struggles, and celebrate Black culture. Although these things should be discussed and celebrated all year round, Black History Month serves as a dedicated time

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Self-Care over Winter Break

Self-care is important all year round but between finishing projects, studying for finals, and preparing for the holidays, it can be easy for it to fall through the cracks this time of year. Now that winter break is here, take the time to re-invest in yourself through self-care. Remember self-care

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Types of Evidence-Based Intervention (EBI)

Evidence-Based Interventions (EBI) are an important tool for any clinical psychologist. EBIs are therapeutic practices that have been empirically proven to be effective in treating at least one condition. Due to the large number of EBIs and the training required to properly implement them many clinicians choose to specialize in

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Celebrating Native American Heritage Month

Celebrating Native American Heritage Month

Native American Heritage Month* is observed every November to honor the rich culture and traditions of  Native Americans. It’s also a time to celebrate Native culture through the exploration of art, music, food, and more. While the contributions, accomplishments, and culture of Native Americans should be acknowledged and celebrated all

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Working with Veterans

Participation in military combat leaves veterans at a greater risk for mental illness and the uniqueness of military culture requires clinicians to take special considerations when serving this population. The MSP student body includes active-duty and military veterans. Our students and alumni also work with veterans in a variety of

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Structural Racism Programming

Structural racism is the embedding of discriminatory practices within societal institutions that result in privileging white people while perpetuating deeply ingrained inequities among historically marginalized groups. Throughout the 2022-2023 school year we will host events offering opportunities to learn about ways in which structural racism affects all of us. Whether

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Cereta Perry Scholarship Recipients

The Cereta Perry Scholarship honors Cereta Perry, PhD, co-founder of MSP, and her contributions to both alumni and diversity. The scholarship was established in her name for the purpose of recruiting diverse students to MSP. It is awarded at the beginning of each school year to a promising incoming student in each program who

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Where Do I Begin? Part 2: Applying to Graduate School

It can be difficult to figure out where to start when graduate school applications open. You made the decision to pursue a graduate degree in clinical psychology, but now what? Applying to graduate school can be a lengthy, stressful process that requires a lot of thought and planning. Whether you

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Where Do I Begin? Part 1: Considering Graduate School

It can be difficult to figure out where to start when graduate school applications open. You made the decision to pursue a graduate degree in clinical psychology, but now what? Applying to graduate school can be a lengthy, stressful process that requires a lot of thought and planning. Whether you

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Familiar Faces in New Spaces: MSP Personnel Updates

As we begin the new academic year, we would like to welcome some to additions to MSP’s leadership. Dr. Danielle Balaghi was elected to serve as the PsyD Program Director. Dr. Balaghi joined our Core faculty in 2019 and previously served as the Interim PsyD Program Director. In this role,

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