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Dr. Usha Tummala-Narra to speak at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Chicago
Dr. Usha Tummala-Narra to speak at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Chicago

On Tuesday, September 26, 2017, from 4:30-6:00pm, students at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Chicago, students will have the opportunity to meet Dr. Usha Tummala-Narra, author of Psychoanalytic Theory and Cultural Competence in Psychotherapy.

Tummala-Narra, will talk about psychoanalytic treatment and cultural competence and will share her own clinical experiences.

Pratyusha Tummala-Narra, Ph.D. is an associate professor in the Department of Counseling, Developmental and Educational Psychology at Boston College and the director of the Masters in Mental Health Counseling Program at Boston College.  She is also in independent practice in Cambridge, MA. Her publications focus on the topics of immigration, trauma, cultural competence and psychoanalytic psychotherapy.  She has served as the chair of the Multicultural Concerns Committee for Division 39 (Psychoanalysis), as a member of the Committee on Ethnic Minority Affairs (CEMA) in the American Psychological Association, and as a member of the APA Presidential Task Force on Immigration. She served as Member-at-Large in the Board of Directors in Division 39.  She is a member of the APA Task Force on Re-envisioning the Multicultural Guidelines for the 21st Century.  Dr. Tummala-Nara, among other honors, has received the “Shining Star Award” conferred by the American Psychological Association at the National Multicultural Conference and Summit. She is the author of Psychoanalytic Theory and Cultural Competence in Psychotherapy, published by APA Books in January 2016.

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Professor named president-elect of the Association of Chicagoland Externship and Practicum Training
Professor named president-elect of the Association of Chicagoland Externship and Practicum Training

Christopher Recter, Ph.D. has been named president-elect of the Association of Chicagoland Externship and Practicum Training.

Rector is an assistant professor, associate director of training and clinical psychology faculty member at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Chicago (ISPP, Chicago).

Dr. Rector received his doctorate in Counseling Psychology from Loyola University Chicago. Dr. Rector also earned an M.A. in Counseling Psychology from Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, and he has extensive experience working in community mental health and hospital settings in a variety of capacities. Dr. Rector's clinical areas of interest include trauma, crisis, domestic violence, bereavement/loss, and training/supervision. He is currently an active clinical researcher in the area of differences in psychiatric inpatient hospitalization admission standards between health care provider groups.

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Students participating in Ninth Annual Diversity Research Symposium
Students participating in Ninth Annual Diversity Research Symposium

Six students from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Chicago are attending the Ninth Annual Diversity Research Symposium conference at Ball State University.  This year's theme is "Creating Brave Spaces for Inclusion, Equity, and Justice."

Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology (PsyD) students Lakesha Winley, Syeda Rahmani, Amanda Weaver, and Blake Bettis will be part of a facilitated discussion about body policing and cultivating space for the experiences of harassment among marginalized people.

PsyD students Renee Causay, and Alyssa Ruhland are presenting at the poster session, as are PsyD students Amanda Weaver, Blake Bettis, Nicole Summers, Lakesha Winley, and Syeda Rahmani.

See http://ge.argosy.edu/programoffering/568 for program duration, tuition, fees and other costs, median debt, salary data, alumni success, and other important info.

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Chicago Student Luciano Lima Receives Award at APA Convention
Chicago Student Luciano Lima Receives Award at APA Convention

Luciano Lima, who is working toward a Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology at Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Chicago, recently received the A. Toy Caldwell-Colbert Distinguished Student Service Award. He received the award at the 2017 American Psychological Association convention and was chosen because of his work as a co-leader of the group Psychologists for Black Lives Matter (P4BL).

The award honors a graduate student who has made outstanding service or clinical contributions targeted at psychological issues of importance among ethnic minorities.

In the photo, Luciano is shown with Keri Kirk, co-leader of P4BL.

Learn more about the award here:
http://division45.org/awards/student-awards/#link_acc-1-2-d

See http://ge.argosy.edu/programoffering/568 for program duration, tuition, fees, and other costs, median debt, salary data, alumni success, and other important info.

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Upcoming Events

“DIVERSITY AND CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY” WEBINAR

WHAT: WEBINAR

WHEN: TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2017 | 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM CST

ACCESS: PLEASE JOIN THE MEETING FROM YOUR COMPUTER, TABLET OR SMARTPHONE.

https://argosyuniversity.zoom.us/J/578970749

YOU CAN ALSO DIAL IN USING YOUR PHONE.

US (TOLL FREE): 1.669.900.6833

ACCESS CODE: 578 970 749

Please join Dr. Scott Pytluk and Dr. Rahul Sharma for this presentation being offered via video conferencing through Go To Meeting. The event will start at 12:15 PM CST on Tuesday, November 7th and will be approximately 1 hour. You are encouraged to participate and to share your webcam.

As a clinician, it is important to “walk the walk” in terms of cultural competence in clinical practice and teaching. General themes of this panel will include finding a balance of lighting a fire under ourselves (as individual students/faculty/professionals), our institution, and our field. We will also discuss creating necessary spaces for difficult dialogues, supporting ourselves and each other, and affirming that our field holds essential keys to addressing the complexity of cultural competence. Students will be encouraged, but not required, to participate.

Scott Pytluk, PhD, ABPP is a Professor at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Chicago (ISPP).

Rahul Sharma, PsyD, is an Assistant Professor and the coordinator of the Diversity concentration at ISPP.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT

Tina Spears, Ed.D., Director of Clinical Admissions
Phone: 312.777.7612 | Email: tspears@argosy.edu

To request accommodations for this event, contact the Student Affairs Department or program organizer in advance at 800.626.4123.

ISPP, Chicago offers an APA accredited Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology* (PsyD) and is committed to offering opportunities for traditional and non-traditional students of diverse backgrounds and training.

ILLINOIS SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL PSYCHOLOGY AT ARGOSY UNIVERSITY | CHICAGO
225 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1300 | Chicago, IL 60601
312.777.7600 | 800.626.4123 | ISPPChicago.com

*The Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology Program at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Chicago is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association (APA). Questions related to the program’s accredited status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation: Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation, American Psychological Association, 750 1st Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002. Phone: (202) 336-5979 / E-mail: apaaccred@apa.org / Web: www.apa.org/ed/accreditation

Argosy University is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, http://www.wscuc.org). Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options vary by school and are subject to change. Not all online programs are available to residents of all U.S. states. Argosy University, Chicago, 225 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1300, Chicago, IL 60601. © 2017 Argosy University. All rights reserved. Our email address is materialsreview@argosy.edu. | AU-101713

See ge.argosy.edu/programoffering/568 for program duration, tuition, fees, and other costs, median debt, salary data, alumni success, and other important info.

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2017 STUDENT RESEARCH DAY

2017 STUDENT RESEARCH DAY

WHAT: INFORMATION SESSION EVENT IN CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY

WHEN: TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2017 | 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

WHERE: ILLINOIS SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL PSYCHOLOGY AT ARGOSY UNIVERSITY | CHICAGO (ISPP, CHICAGO)

EXECUTIVE CONFERENCE ROOM

225 NORTH MICHIGAN AVENUE, SUITE 1300, CHICAGO, IL 60601

The 2017 Student Research Day is an event that promotes research on our campus and provides an opportunity for students and faculty from various departments and disciplines to exchange ideas. Please join Associate Professor and Program Dean of the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Chicago, Dr. Annemarie Slobig, and Director of Admissions, Dr. Tina Spears, for this informative event. The presenters will host a meet and greet from 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM. Students will then attend Research Day from 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM. A full spectrum of research topics including quantitative, qualitative, theory, program development, and case presentation studies will be presented.

Refreshments will be served

RSVP REQUIRED. TO RSVP, EMAIL TINA SPEARS TSPEARS@ARGOSY.EDU

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:

Tina Spears, Ed.D., Director of Clinical Admissions

Phone: 312.777.7612 | Email: tspears@argosy.edu

To request accommodations for this event, contact the Student Affairs Department or program organizer in advance at 800.626.4123.

ISPP, Chicago offers an APA accredited Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology* (PsyD) and is committed to offering opportunities for traditional and non-traditional students of diverse backgrounds and training.

ILLINOIS SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL PSYCHOLOGY AT

ARGOSY UNIVERSITY | CHICAGO

225 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1300 | Chicago, IL 60601

312.777.7600 | 800.626.4123 | ISPPChicago.com

*The Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology Program at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Chicago is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association (APA). Questions related to the program’s accredited status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation: Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation, American Psychological Association, 750 1st Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002. Phone: (202) 336-5979 / E-mail: apaaccred@apa.org / Web: www.apa.org/ed/accreditation Argosy University is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, http://www.wscuc.org). Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options vary by school and are subject to change. Not all online programs are available to residents of all U.S. states. Argosy

University, Chicago, 225 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1300, Chicago, IL 60601. © 2017 Argosy University. All rights reserved. Our email address is materialsreview@argosy.edu. | AU-101716

See ge.argosy.edu/programoffering/568 for program duration, tuition, fees, and other costs, median debt, salary data, alumni success, and other important info.

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Program Dean to Speak at University of Wisconsin, Madison

Dr. Annemarie Slobig, program dean at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Chicago, will present on a panel at the University of Wisconsin, Madison on Friday, September 29. The panel will discuss careers in mental health. University of Wisconsin, Madison students can attend to find out about different graduate school/career options to consider. Students will be able to ask individual questions, will receive information on what it's like to study in a graduate program and will learn what psychology professionals do with advanced degrees. For more information, visit

https://psych.wisc.edu/859.htm.

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Join us at the Psychology Graduate School Fair at the New England Psychological Association

Please join us at the 2017 Annual Meetings of the Northeast Conference for Teachers of Psychology and the New England Psychological Association at William James College!

Date: October 20th and 21st, 2017
Time: 9AM- 5 PM EST
Location: William James College

The Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Chicago is visiting the Northeast Conference for Teachers of Psychology! Come see the director of admissions for ISPP to learn more about our Master of Arts (MACL) and Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology (PsyD) programs. To RSVP or to request accommodations in connection with this event, please contact Dr. Tina Spears at (312) 777-7612 or tspears@argosy.edu.

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