July 2019-MFP Psychology Summer Institute

Once again Dr. Alexander traveled to Washington D.C. Dr. Alexander received the highly competitive Psychology Summer Institute (PSI) Fellowship, a week-long intensive training which provides mentoring and career development to early career psychologists to develop their research on ethnic minority issues, by the Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) of the American Psychological Association (APA).

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Additionally, two students from her department also received MFP student/predoctoral fellowships; one under the direct mentorship of Dr. Alexander.

Amber Jackson (MAFP ’19) received the Services for Transition Age Youth (STAY) Fellowship, which provides financial support and training opportunities for master’s students in order to further their development in areas related to mental health services for ethnic minority youth ages 16 through 25 and their families. Marshall Schroeder (PsyD student) received the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (MHSAS) Postdoctoral Fellowship, which aims to promote culturally competent behavioral health services and policy for ethnic minority populations.

Amber Jackson (MAFP ’19) received the Services for Transition Age Youth (STAY) Fellowship, which provides financial support and training opportunities for master’s students in order to further their development in areas related to mental health services for ethnic minority youth ages 16 through 25 and their families. Marshall Schroeder (PsyD student) received the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (MHSAS) Postdoctoral Fellowship, which aims to promote culturally competent behavioral health services and policy for ethnic minority populations.