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Northern Virginia Instructor to Present at Nonviolent Active Bystander Intervention Training in D.C.

Northern Virginia Instructor to Present at Nonviolent Active Bystander Intervention Training in D.C.

David Sacks, PsyD, associate professor and director of clinical training for clinical psychology programs at the American School of Professional Psychology, Argosy University, Northern Virginia will present at the Nonviolent Active Bystander Intervention Training in Washington, D.C. The training is a 3 hour, hands-on workshop that prepares participants with skills to respond to a situation happening in a public space—specifically when a person being targeted for his or her nationality, sexual orientation or gender identity. It takes place from 9:30 am -12:30 pm on Wednesday August 2, 2017 at George Washington University.

Dr. Sacks is board certified in clinical psychology and is a delegate and member of the Clinical Training Committee of the National Council of Schools and Programs in Professional Psychology. He’s also a member of American Psychological Association. Sacks practiced for 13 years as a clinician, supervisor and administrator in public mental health agencies in both New York City and Washington, D.C. and was Chief Psychologist in the Child and Youth Division of the D.C. Department of Mental Health.

Sacks is a graduate of Rutgers University’s Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology and the Program in Excellence in Municipal Management of The George Washington University.