Los Angeles, CA: California School of Professional Pschology's LA Clinical PsyD program received the APA Suinn Minority Achievement Award for 2010. To quote the APA letter:
"The CEMRRAT2 Task Force was very impressed by your program's commitment to diversity through your diligent work in the areas of recruitment, retention and training. The Task Force also wishes to acknowledge and thank Ms. Tioana White, a current doctoral student in that program, who brought your program's exemplary efforts to our attention."
This is an amazing accomplishment for our program and reflects years of dedicated work of our faculty, past and present, staff, and students to create a stellar program where multicultural and diversity is the hallmark of the program. The award will be presented at the APA convention is San Diego in August.
The following are the people who will accept the award at APA:
Tioana White - the G3 student who nominated us
Kumea Shorter Gooden - participated in putting the application together, a long time faculty member, and director of I-Merit
And David Katz, Ph.D., ABPP-CN - as the PD
All are encouraged to attend APA to attend the ceremony. Below are the details:
Thursday, August 12, 2010 at six o'clock p.m. in the Elizabeth Ballroom C of the Manchester Grand Hyatt hotel, One Market Place, San Diego, California, 92101.