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Dr. Shoshana Fagen to Serve as Advocacy Committee Co-Chair of MPA

Shoshana Fagen, PsyD (Antioch 2012) has agreed to serve as Advocacy Committee Co-chair of the Massachusetts Psychological Association (MPA).  As the MPA announcement states:   Shoshana became interested in advocacy while participating in mental health crisis work. There she encountered … Read More

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Dr. Roysircar and Students Present on Issues of International Populations, Disaster Work, and Social Justice at APA Convention

Gargi Roysircar, EdD, and some current PsyD students will be presenting at the American Psychological Association annual convention in Denver this August. Dr. Roysircar has participated in mental health counseling in earthquake-destroyed Haiti, tsunami-affected fishing communities in Southern India, Hurricanes … Read More

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PsyD Alum Alex Kirby Founds Montford Hall Residential Recovery Program

Antioch University New England alumnus Dr. Alex Kirby (PsyD ’06) has launched a nonprofit residential recovery program in Asheville, North Carolina, for boys 14-17. Kirby’s Montford Hall is the only program east of the Rockies to provide long-term residential substance … Read More

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Sandwich Fundraiser for Families Impacted by the Shooting in Orlando

SERD (Support Group for Ethnic and Racial Diversity) will be holding a fundraiser and opportunity for discussion on July 11th during the lunch break. The money raised will be donated to the families impacted by the Pulse Nightclub shooting in … Read More

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A Helpful Book on Suicide Prevention by an Antioch Alumna

Dr. Kristine Bertini, (Antioch 1995), has just published her third book with Praeger Press, and her second on suicide.  Her newest book, Suicide Prevention, is geared toward a lay audience with the hope of helping people become aware of and … Read More

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NH Behavioral Health Workforce Project

Under commission from the New Hampshire Endowment for Health, Antioch’s Center for Behavioral Health Innovation has recently completed an assessment of New Hampshire’s workforce serving the behavioral health needs of underserved populations in primary care in NH.  We have surveyed the “safety net” clinics … Read More

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About Mentoring and Teaching

Clinical Psychology Professor Kathi Borden just published a chapter on teaching in clinical psychology with coauthor, John McIlvried. The chapter discusses the core activities that comprise the teaching role as well as the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to be … Read More

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Dr. Lori Azzara Taking on Important Advocacy Roles in Psychology

Lori Azzara, PsyD (Antioch 2005) has taken on the Chair of the Massachusetts Psychological Association/Massachusetts Neurological Society (MPA/MNS) Joint Advocacy Group that meets with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts. Dr. Azzara has been an active member of the MNS … Read More

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AUNE PsyD Program’s Concentration in Behavioral Health Integration and Population Health Accelerates with a Federal Grant

In the Fall of 2015, newly arrived faculty member Alexander (Sandy) Blount set about recruiting primary care partners all around northern New England to develop an integrated care practicum training network.  The goal of the network would be, not only to … Read More

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Clinical Psychology’s Center for Behavioral Health Innovation (BHI) to Assist with NH Medicaid Reform Experiment.

The State of NH is embarking on a $150 million experiment in transforming care for the Medicaid population, with a focus on integrating behavioral health and medical care, enhancing transitions between care systems, and building a workforce capable of implementing … Read More

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