This area of the site has a two-fold purpose: (1) to consider the broad issues pertinent to the under representation of diverse groups (e.g., ethnicity, race, disability status, age, sexual orientation, religion, and gender), and (2) to ensure that diversity considerations are addressed in all issues relevant to the Society of Clinical Psychology.
APA Resources on Mass Shootings
APA released a statement in response to the shooting at the Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh, PA. The statement can be found on the APA website. APA also has a number of resources on mass shootings that you might find useful.
APA Opposing Separation of families
For more information click HERE.
Student Diversity Award
Randy Salekin, Ph.D., Chair
Amanda Sanchez, Member
Sheehan Fisher, Ph.D., Member
Tahirah Abdullah, Ph.D., Member
Michelle Schultz, Psy.D., Member
Viviana Padilla-Martinez, Ph.D., Member
Fanny Ng, Ph.D., Member
Dr. Ng received her Bachelors of Arts from Stony Brook University and her Masters of Arts and PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Massachusetts Boston. She completed her internship at the Wright Institute’s Integrated Health Psychology Training Program in Berkeley, CA and a post-doctoral fellowship at the Veteran Affairs Health Care System of Northern California in Martinez, CA specializing in Behavioral Medicine / Primary Care Mental Health Integration. Her academic and research interests focus broadly on issues of diversity including minority women’s leadership, race-related discrimination, and racial empowerment. Her clinical interests focus on the needs of vulnerable, underserved, minority, and medical populations using interdisciplinary and collaborative care approaches to integrate psychology into medical settings to reduce overall mental health stigma and increase the accessibility of mental health services.
Dr. Ng is a past recipient of a Minority Fellowship from the American Psychological Association. She currently serving as the communications liaison for the Brooklyn Psychological Association and as secretary/treasurer for the Early Career Professionals Division of the New York State Psychological Association.
Kristina Conroy, Student Member
Beatriz “Betty” Mendez, Student Member
links to clinical psychology diversity-related resources
Diversity-related position statements from Div 12.