Kathi A. Borden (PhD)Professor and Chairperson
Department of Clinical Psychology
Child and Family Consultant, Psychological Services Ctr
Psychological Services Center
Dr. Kathi A. Borden, Associate Chair of Clinical Psychology, receives the Education Advocacy Distinguished Service Award from the American Psychological Association Board of Educational Affairs in Washington, DC in September of 2007. Dr. Borden received this award for helping to expand APA’s education grassroots advocacy network, and for working to improve legislators’ awareness of, and support of, psychology education issues. [Pictured are Linda F. Campbell, Ph.D., Chair of APA’s Board of Educational Affairs (left), Dr. Borden (center) and Cynthia D. Belar, Ph.D., Executive Director (right), APA Education Directorate]
Dr. Borden meets with Senator John E. Sinunu to advocate for improved training provisions and financial aid for psychology students under the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. SAMHSA programs such as loan repayment programs, training grants, and the minority fellowship program were discussed, as was increasing the expansion of the campus suicide prevention program to cover training activities and increased services.
Jim Dobbins, PhD, President of the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology (NCSPP) congratulates Dr. Borden on her receipt of the American Psychological Association Board of Educational Affairs Education Advocacy Distinguished Service Award.
Dr. Borden talks with Congressman Charlie Bass from New Hampshire about federal support for psychology education and training, September 13, 2011.
Dr. Borden talks with Congresswoman Barbara Lee from California about supporting the Graduate Psychology Education Program, September 12, 2011
On June 15, 2015, Dr. Borden spoke to the Nassau County Legislature (NY) urging them to pass an amendment to specifically include gender identity and gender expression in their civil rights law.