Campus Reps Program
Campus Representatives Program
What is the Campus Reps Program? The Campus Reps Program consists of graduate students (although early career psychologists are also welcome!) interested in promoting the field of Clinical Psychology by disseminating SCP and Section’s psychoeducational materials and hosting Section proposed activities on their school campuses and respective psychology programs. Estimated time commitment for this position is 2-4 hours per month.
Who is eligible to apply to become a campus rep? Graduate students who are members of Section 10. Early career psychologists are also encouraged to apply if interested in promoting clinical psychology at their workplace. For more information, please contact Natalia Potapova (Section 10 Representative) directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How can I apply? There are two options: 1) Ask your department for nominations or 2) self-nominate. Then, fill out the application. You will also need a signature from your Director of Clinical Training (or equivalent) at the bottom of this form to indicate your program’s support of your interest in serving as a Campus Representative.
If you download it as a PDF, it will become a fillable form.
Section 10/Division 12 Clinical Training Award Criteria
- Assists in funding a graduate student to attend a clinical training workshop of an empirically supported treatment (as determined by APA division 12 guidelines)
- Assists in supporting a graduate student to pursue a practicum or other longer-term training opportunity not offered by the student’s program during the academic year or over the summer.
- Funds may be used toward registration fee, travel, and other expenses related to the training.
- Matriculated graduate students in a clinical psychology graduate program
- Members of Division 12 and Section 10
- Letter of intent discussing how this award would be used and how the student would benefit from this training
- 1-2 letters of recommendation
Meet the Current Campus Reps
1st Year Ph.D., Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology, Prairie View A&M University
Bridgett is in her first year in the Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program at the Prairie View A&M University. She received her master’s degree in Applied Cognition and Neuroscience from University of Texas at Dallas. Her research interests include internalization and externalization of symptoms related to trauma in children, and neurophysiological correlates of cognitive-behavioral assessments.
Adam Duberstein, M.A.
2nd Year PsyD, Clinical Psychology, Michigan School of Professional Psychology (MiSPP)
Adam Duberstein is a doctoral student in clinical psychology at the Michigan School of Professional Psychology (MiSPP), located in Farmington Hills, Michigan. He proudly serves as MiSPP’s Campus Representative for Division 12, and he is completing his practicum at Life Skills Village, a local brain injury clinic. At MiSPP, he serves as the lead research assistant for Dr. Betz King’s Animal-Assisted Research Forum. In addition to his clinical work and research team participation, Adam is an adjunct professor of psychology at Oakland Community College, and he teaches psychology courses for The Princeton Review. Adam has a BA in English and psychology from Earlham College; an MA in Higher Education and Student Affairs from The Ohio State University; and an MA in Clinical Psychology from MiSPP.
4th Year, Clinical Psychology, West Virginia University
Cierra is a fourth year doctoral student in clinical psychology at West Virginia University working with Dr. Shari Steinman in the Cognition, Anxiety, and Treatment (CAT) laboratory. Broadly, her research interests involve understanding the etiology, maintenance, and treatment of anxiety disorders and OCD. She is particularly interested in developing effective treatments specific to postpartum onset anxiety and OCD.
Alexandra K. Gold
1st Year Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Boston University
Alexandra is a first year doctoral student in the clinical psychology PhD program at Boston University (BU) working with Michael W. Otto, PhD. In her role as a campus representative, she hopes to further share the wonderful resources of SCP Division 12 with the BU clinical program.
2nd year Ph.D. candidate, Clinical Science in Child and Adolescent Psychology, Florida International University
Natalie is a second year doctoral student in the Clinical Science Ph.D. program at Florida International University. Her research interests focus on informed decision-making for children who exhibit slower or fewer improvements over the course of an intervention. She is particularly excited about work investigating tailoring interventions (e.g., Sequential Multiple Assignment Randomized Trials) to improve efficiency and efficacy of treatments. Additionally, she is interested in examining effective methods for utilizing parents as the agents of change in their children’s treatment.
4th Year Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Rutgers University
Chris Hughes is a fourth year clinical psychology PhD student at Rutgers University working under Dr. Shireen Rizvi. His research and clinical interests include Borderline Personality Disorder, suicidal and self-Injurious behaviors, emotion regulation, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Behavioral Medicine, and Treatment assessment, development, implementation, and assessment.
3rd Year Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, California School of Professional Psychology San Francisco
Stephanie is a third year doctoral student in the clinical psychology PsyD program at California School of Professional Psychology San Francisco (CSPP-SF) working with Dr. Stefanie Smith. In her role as a campus representative, she hopes to further share the myriad of resources that Division 12 with the CSPP campus. Her research and clinical interests include psychotic and neurological disorders, co-occurring disorders, affect regulation, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Behavioral Medicine, and diagnostic and therapeutic assessment.
2nd Year Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, Florida School of Professional Psychology (FSPP)
Roy is a doctoral student in clinical psychology at the Florida School of Professional Psychology located in Tampa. He is completing his practicum at the Neuropsychological Services of Tampa, administering assessments to patients referred by Vocational Rehab, the NFL, and outpatient neurology clinics. He is also participating in all aspects of research productivity as a Research Assistant in the Department of Neurosurgery and Brain Repair under Dr. Mike Schoenberg, USF Morsani College of Medicine; researching frontal/temporal lobe epilepsy. Roy received a BS in Psychology from Kaplan University and an MS in Clinical Psychology from Capella University while simultaneously serving as an active duty member of the U. S. Army.
Pamela A. Scalise, M.A.
2nd Year Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, University of Hartford
Pamela is a second year doctoral student at the University of Hartford Graduate Institute of Professional Psychology. She also received her Master’s degree in clinical psychology from the University of Hartford. Pamela’s clinical and research interests are focused on the assessment and treatment of eating disorders. She is currently working on developing a self-report measure designed to better understand the impact that peer relationships have on long-term eating disorder recovery.
2nd Year Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, University of Denver
Amanda’s objective as campus representative is to connect the graduate-level professional psychology programs with access to training opportunities and mentorship programs to foster engagement with in the professional community. Her hope is that these efforts will translate to a gathering passion in students, faculty, and alumni at the University of Denver for culturally-competent, evidence-based practice that honors the diversity of the human condition and the uniqueness of the individual.
2nd Year Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University of Texas at Austin
Aliza graduated from Boston University in 2014. She is currently in her second year of the Clinical Psychology doctoral program at the University of Texas at Austin. As a campus representative, Aliza aims to connect the members of her community with the resources offered by SCP.
Michaela B. Swee, M.A.
3rd year Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Temple University
Michaela is currently a third year doctoral student in Temple University’s clinical psychology Ph.D. program. She works with Dr. Richard Heimberg at the Adult Anxiety Clinic of Temple, specializing in cognitive-behavioral treatment of adult social anxiety disorder. Michaela’s research and clinical interests span anxiety and depressive disorders, and she is currently working on a study examining the role of shame in anxiety and depression.
3rd Year, Clinical Psychology, University of Houston
Salome is in her third year in the Clinical Psychology program at the University of Houston. Her research interests are focused on the interpersonal processes and family dynamics that contribute to the development of borderline personality disorder in adolescence.
2nd Year Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, California School of Professional Psychology San Francisco
Rebecca is a second year doctoral student in the clinical psychology PsyD program at California School of Professional Psychology San Francisco (CSPP-SF). She received her master’s degree in Organization Development and Leadership with a concentration of Organizational Psychology from Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia. She received a post graduate training at University of Nottingham in the UK. She studied Expressive Arts Therapy at the Lesley University in Cambridge. Prior to pursuing her doctoral degree, she was a Therapeutic Recreation Director at skilled nursing facilities. Rebecca is devoted to services. Becoming a licensed psychologist is her ultimate goal, a profession where her passion meets the calling.
Lucas Zullo, B.A.
3rd Year Doctoral Student in Clinical Psychology
Lucas is a third year doctoral student at UT Southwestern Medical Center. His research and clinical interests focus on adolescent suicide prevention. His dissertation study involves a clinical trial testing interventions designed to target cognitions of perceived burdensomeness among suicidal adolescents.