APA Division 40: Association of Neuropsychology Students in Training (ANST) Interest Group
The ANST Interest Group is an open group for students interested in neuropsychological assessment and neuropsychology. The goal of ANST is to provide information, support, and access to resources to Antioch students interested in studying clinical neuropsychology and securing a neuropsychology practicum or internship. Through group meetings, emails, and the website, Antioch students are provided the opportunity to share and receive knowledge about clinical neuropsychology, assessment, and other brain-related topics not covered by courses at Antioch. For more information, visit our ANST Interest Group website.
APA Division 19: Society for Military Psychology Interest Group
We are one of the 30+ campus groups affiliated with Division 19. We work towards increasing students’ awareness of the opportunities within the Department of Defense and VA for psychologists, developing strong leaders for eventual service as psychologists in a variety of settings, and enhancing military cultural awareness in civilian graduate programs with respect to the treatment of current and previous service members and their families.
APA Division 39: Psychoanalytic Studies Group
Affiliated with APA Division 39 Graduate Student Committee, the Psychoanalytic Studies Group hosts open meetings for members of the PsyD community with an interest in psychoanalytic theory, research, integration, education, and practice. We discuss papers, topics from within clinical psychology, research, cases, technique, application to social and cultural analysis, and anything else that is of interest to those who attend. For more information, visit our Psychoanalytic Studies Group website.
Student Representatives: Alicia MacDougall
Faculty Representative: Dr. Ted Ellenhorn
Sexual and Gender Diversity Interest Group
This group is currently focused on disseminating resources and support to the AUNE community regarding issues of sexual and gender diversity. We hope to provide resources and support for LGBTQ+ community members at AUNE through our Weebly site (for and by PsyD students), as well as resources to the entire AUNE clinical community about working with LGBTQ+ clients through a Sakai site. After creating this resource infrastructure, this group will focus on marketing, providing consultations for professors and students, and providing presentations for the AUNE community.
Social Justice Interest Group
The Social Justice Interest Group is an open group for PsyD students with an interest in engaging in an open dialogue about social justice. This group provides an opportunity for exploration, conversation, and discovery of the relevant interests that exist among students in our program. Students are encouraged to bring their own ideas to the table regarding the direction of this group, or can just come to engage in the dialogue.
The Support Group for Ethnic and Racial Diversity/Disaster Shakti (SERD/Shakti)
The Support Group for Ethnic and Racial Diversity/Disaster Shakti (SERD/Shakti) in the Department of Clinical Psychology at Antioch University New England is composed of and open to students within and outside the Clinical Department who engage in community service and outreach activities, as well as those who have a passion for research pertaining to diversity issues, multicultural and cultural psychology, psychological outreach during disasters, and a variety of other topics within the field of diversity, ethnic, and racial studies as they pertain to psychology. SERD/Shakti is an arm of the Multicultural Center for Research and Practice with a primary purpose to promote multiculturalism and internationalization in any and all communities. Students receive training and do outreach during regular academic sessions, in the summer, and during academic breaks.Training also includes conversations about diversity, identity, social class, race, ethnicity, and social justice issues of access, equity, and unequal privilege. These conversations are self-referenced or framed on personal observations. Dr. Roysircar, along with SERD/Shakti students, does presentations nationally and locally on the benefits of SERD/Shakti activities as well as on outcome research. Visit the Disaster Shakti webpage.
Faculty Representative: Dr. Kate Rice
Childhood Psychology Interest Group
The Childhood Psychology Interest Group is open to anyone within the PsyD community who is interested in working with children. This group provides students with an environment that allows for discussion, exploration, and enrichment of experiences within the world of child psychology. Through discussions about practicums, Q & A sessions with individuals currently working in the field, fundraising, and any other ideas brought forth by group members, the Childhood Psychology Interest Group provides opportunities forindividuals to explore their interest within this fascinating field.
Student Representatives: Dana Ludmer and Libbey Walker
Faculty Representative: Dr. Martha Straus
Behavioral Health Integration Interest Group
The Behavioral Health Integration student interest group is designed to introduce interested Psy.D. students to the world of integrated behavioral health care, often called Integrated Primary Care. Behavioral health integration combines medical and behavioral health services to more fully address the spectrum of problems that patients bring to primary medical care and other medical settings. The focus of this group, therefore, is to provide students with the opportunity to explore their interest within this rapidly growing field through open discussions with those currently working in the field, practicum and internship opportunity placement discussions and much more.
Student Representatives: Alicia MacDougall, Angel Walter
Faculty Representative: Dr. Alexander Blount