For Psychology Students
Because college is hard enough, isn’t it?
The Student Division of the Minnesota Psychological Association supports college students irrespective of their status as guests or residents in the United States. We find the recent policy announcements of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) and support from the White House to be capricious, arbitrary, and morally abhorrent. Unfortunately, this is only … Continue reading MPA SD Supports International Students →
By Milo Due & Quincy Guinadi Credit: ACLU On Friday, June 12, the Department of Health and Human Services finalized a decision to eliminate federal protections for transgender patients to prevent discrimination by healthcare providers including doctors, health insurers, and hospitals—protections that have been tirelessly fought for by generations of LGBTQAIGNC+ activists. In this decision, … Continue reading I can’t believe we have to say this… but trans people deserve healthcare! →
The Minnesota Psychological Association seeks to add to the voices recognizing the horror and injustice of the death of George Floyd and see this unjustified killing as an act of racism that may eventually be classified as a hate crime. We realize that there is an increase in the presence of racism, hate and discrimination … Continue reading MPA Statement on the Death of George Floyd →
By Dante Williams, M. A. Sometimes it is so easy to become distracted or lose sight of what our goals are as graduate students. In today’s world we are thrown into a whirlwind of uncertainties not knowing when COVID-19 will be ending or when our society will open up and return to “normal”. In the … Continue reading Finding Balance in an Unbalanced World →
The notice below was posted by APPIC. NOTICE TO STUDENTS AND DIRECTORS OF CLINICAL TRAINING We would like your assistance in notifying students who will be applying for internship this coming Fall about the existence of APPIC’s MATCH-NEWS e-mail list. An easy way to notify future internship applicants is to forward them a copy of this … Continue reading For Doctoral Students Applying for Internship this Fall: APPIC Announcements Coming Soon →
By David Van Engen …or if it’s too late, read this. It’s funny. Whenever someone tell you to not panic, it’s probably already too late. As college students, it’s safe to say that we live in a near-constant state of anxiety. Often, we like to tell others that we thrive in this environment, and sometimes … Continue reading Don’t Panic →
By Quincy Guinadi I have never resonated with a gif so much more than this one: When the US began having a huge increase in COVID19 cases and states began to instate stay-at-home orders, a collective grief and loss of our livelihood was immediately felt. I remember noticing an influx of podcasts and articles on … Continue reading Grief from the Perspective of an International Student →
By David Van Engen Dirty looks from strangers while out in public. Muttered, derogatory comments in passing. Being followed around stores by managers and staff. As a Korean American, I’ve lived with this kind of behavior from others for my entire life. Overt, covert microaggressions. Outright, racist b*******, if we’re being totally honest. This is … Continue reading Being a Student of Color (SOC) in the age of COVID-19 →
With the COVID-19 pandemic, training sites and graduate programs are scrambling to ensure that their students can get the experience and hours that they need. With most clinics moving their services to an online format, the transition can be a little jarring. We’ve compiled some resources on telehealth services as it pertains to practicum students … Continue reading Telehealth Resources for Practicum Students and Interns →
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