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Team News

08/03/2023 - 08/05/2023

Research team members supervised by Dr. Ma and Dr. Torres, presented at the Annual American Psychological Association convention in Washington, D.C. 


Research team members Kimberly Perez-Lucero and Melissa Zea, each received prestigious American Psychological Association (APA) 2022-2023 Minority Fellowship Program awards.


Research team members Ryan, Bryan, and Jose, supervised by Dr. Ma and Dr. Torres, presented at the Teachers' College Winter Roundtable on the topic, "Culturally Responsive Telehealth Group Intervention for Recently Arrived Latinx Immigrant Youth."



Research team alumni Marwa Ahmed, Ghada Saleh, and Dr. Ma will be presenting at a roundtable discussion titled "Culturally Responsive Group Intervention for Recently Arrived Muslim Immigrant Youth." at the American Arab, Middle Eastern, and North African Psychological Association (AMENA-PSY) virtual conference on September 24th, 2021.


--Our research team members (Christopher Watkins, Avianne Smith-Cordice, and Sekinat Kuku) were awarded first and third place, and honorable mention respectively for the Dr. Lawrence Houston Scholarship by the New Jersey Association of Black Psychologists!--

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--Our research team members (Christopher Watkins, Keshani Perera, Bryan Alava, and Fernanda Moura), supervised by Dr. Aileen Torres, received this year's New Jersey Psychological Association (NJPA) Graduate Student Research Award!--


--Nafin Elias, who graduated in May with a bachelor of arts degree in English literature and minors in psychology and sociology, cum laude, has been named the 2020 “Outstanding Senior” by the William Paterson University Alumni Association.--


--Dr. Aileen Torres wins prestigious New Jersey Psychological Association Dr. Stanley Moldawsky Mentor Award for 2020!--


--Angelica Briggs ‘16, who is pursuing a master’s degree in Clinical and Counseling Psychology at William Paterson University, has earned a $10,000 fellowship through the American Psychological Association Minority Fellowship Program.--


--WP Psychology Professors and Student-Volunteers Expand Their Weekly Group Therapy Services for Newly Immigrated Youth--

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