Officers

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Daniel Kaplin, Ph.D.

President

Kristen Parente

Past-President

Kristen Parente is a doctoral student at Kean University in the School/Clinical PsyD program in Union, NJ.  Her research examines the intersectionality between health and medical psychology across family systems and their implications on clinical aspects. Moreover, she is interested in risk and protective factors of mental illness in diverse communities.  Currently, she also holds board positions with NYSPA’s Division of Culture Race and Ethnicity and NJPAGS.  In her free time, she is raising two daughters, Taryn and Breanna, and traveling for business and pleasure.  As president, Kristen looks forward to representing and supporting graduate students and early career psychologists in clinical psychology, and continuing the mission of Section 10.

Jill Morris, Ph.D.

Representative and Liaison for APA Committee
on Early Career Professionals

Dr. Morris is a Clinical Psychologist at the Minneapolis VA on the PTSD Clinical Team. She completed her PhD in Clinical Psychology at the University of South Dakota, her pre-doctoral internship at the Bay Pines VA, and her postdoctoral fellowship at Hennepin County Medical Center. Dr. Morris specializes in the treatment of PTSD and anxiety disorders. She has extensive training in trauma-focused interventions as well as behavioral interventions for anxiety disorders and mindfulness-based approaches. Her primary interests include the prevention and treatment of trauma related disorders, impact of trauma informed care practices across organizations, and facilitation of provider well-being and resiliency. Dr. Morris has served as a member of several committees dedicated to equity throughout her career, and is currently the Early Career Psychologist (ECP) and Graduate Student Representative on the Board of Directors of the Society of Clinical Psychology (Division 12 and Section 10) of APA. Through this role, she acts as a liaison between the Board of Directors of Division 12 and Section 10 to ensure the unique needs of graduate students and ECPs are addressed.  

Pamela Rosecrance, M.A.

Communications Chair

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Pamela Rosecrance is a 5th year counseling psychology doctoral student at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.  She earned a Bachelor of Science in business and human resource management from Colorado State University and a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in psychology from the University of California, Berkeley. Her research focuses on the prevalence of adverse childhood experiences in college students, with a specific interest in first-generation college students. In her free time, Pamela enjoys yoga, hiking, watching movies, and catching up with friends. As communications chair, Pamela manages and updates Section 10’s website, Facebook, listserv, and newsletters.

Yue Yu, M.S.

Treasurer

YUE YU2-01Yue Yu is a fifth year doctoral student in the Clinical Psychology program at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). She obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at UCLA. She has a broad research interest in families of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Specifically, she has examined risk and protective factors and caregiver outcomes in the period when individuals with ASD transitioning into adulthood. She also conducted a meta-analysis examining the effectiveness of interventions that specifically target caregivers of individuals with ASD. Currently, she is looking at caregiver psychosocial outcomes in minority groups. Clinically, Yue enjoys working with children and adolescents and their families. As Treasurer of Section 10, she is excited to represent the financial interests of early career members of Division 12.