The Clinical Psychology of Ethnic Minorities
Division 12, Section VI

 


About

Welcome to the official website of the Clinical Psychology of Ethnic Minorities (APA Division 12 | Section VI)!

The mission of this organization is to promote the general objectives of the American Psychological Association, to encourage the evolution and development of the specialty of Clinical Psychology as a science and as a profession, and to foster research on psychopathology, assessment, and treatment interventions of ethnic minority populations. To this end, The Clinical Psychology of Ethnic Minorities is committed to:

  • promoting research on clinical interventions with racial and ethnic minority populations;
  • fostering sensitivity to cultural, racial, and ethnic issues in the training of all psychologists;
  • increasing the quality and accessibility of training opportunities for ethnic minority clinical psychologists;
  • enhancing the representation of ethnic minority psychologists in APA and Division 12 governance and fellowship;
  • providing an internal forum for the exchange of ideas on ethnic minority issues and on topics of concern to ethnic minority clinical psychologists; and
  • providing support for graduate students interested in the study of clinical psychology of ethnic minorities

Our Officers

 

Vincenzo Teran

President (January 1, 2016 – December 31, 2016)

Vincenzo G. Teran, Psy.D.

Staff Psychologist, Department of Psychiatry

Cambridge Health Alliance/Harvard Medical School

Email: vteran@challiance.org

 

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President-Elect (January 1, 2016 – December 31, 2016)

Omar Gudino, Ph.D., ABPP

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology

University of Denver

Email: omar.gudino@du.edu

 

 

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Past-President (January 1, 2016 – December 31, 2016)

Nicole T. Buchanan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology

Michigan State University

Email: nbuchana@msu.edu

 

 

Secretary (January 1, 2016 – December 31, 2018)

Mengchun (Meng) Chiang, Ph.D.

Faculty, Clinical Psychology Department

William James College

Email: Mengchun.chiang.phd@gmail.com

 

Treasurer (January 2013 – December 31, 2016)

Cheryl A. Boyce, Ph.D.

Chief, Behavioral and Brain Development Branch

Associate Director, Child and Adolescent Research

Federal Government (NIDA, NIH & DDHS)

Email: Cheryl.Boyce@yahoo.com

 

Representative to Division 12 (January 2014 – December 31, 2016)

Fred Leong, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Psychology

Michigan State University

Email: fleong@msu.edu

 

Representative to Council (January 1, 2014 – December 31, 2016)

Guillermo Bernal, Ph.D.

Director, Institute for Psychological Research

Professor, Department of Psychology

University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus

Email: gbernal@ipsi.uprrp.edu

Student Representatives:

Thania Galvan (January 1, 2016 – December 31, 2017)

Doctoral Student, University of Denver

Email: Thania.Galvan@du.edu

 

Michelle Fong (April 1, 2015 – December 31, 2016)

Doctoral Student, University of Oregon

Email: mfong@uoregon.edu

 

Yasmin Cole-Lewis (July 1, 2014 – June 31, 2016)

Doctoral Student, University of Michigan

Email: ycolelew@umich.edu


Membership

 

Benefits of Membership

  • Access to the Clinical Psychology of Ethnic Minorities Newsletter (distributed twice a year)
  • Receive updates on peer-reviewed publications, training and job opportunities related to the clinical psychology of ethnic minorities
  • Attend APA Convention programing sponsored by the Section
  • Network with leaders in field of clinical psychology of ethnic minorities
  • Access to webinars centered on promoting professional development and leadership skills
  • Opportunity to run for Board of Director positions
  • Access to the internship directory for students applying for APA-accredited APPIC internships
  • Student APA Convention Travel Awards

How to Join

Access our membership page HERE

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