Clinical Psychology Faculty and Students Take Part in Training Conference

Lorraine Mangione, director of practica in the Department of Clinical Psychology, chaired a training conference, “Psychology Training and Credentialing in a Time of Stress and Transition,” on March 18 in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts.

Roger Peterson, core faculty member in the Department of Clinical Psychology and a member of the Commission on Accreditation, joined a panel discussing changes and challenges in clinical training.

Wendy Vincent (PsyD ‘10), a postdoctoral Fellow at the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital in Bedford, Massachusetts, spoke on the student perspective on training. Three Antioch students attended as participants.

At the conference, stakeholders in education and training learned about major changes in clinical training that have taken place in the past few years and plans for those changes.

The conference was sponsored by the Massachusetts Psychological Association (MPA) Training Committee, and offered six American Psychological Association (APA) continuing education credits.

Other speakers from training organizations at the conference included Cathi Grus, Education Directorate of the American Psychological Association; Emil Rodolfa , University of California, Davis, and the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards; Eugene D’Angelo , Children’s Hospital and the Association of Psychology Post-doctoral and Internship Centers, and Elena Eisman, MPA.