The Name and Frame Matters When it Comes to Public Support of Opioid Prevention Programs

2024-02-13T15:49:45-08:00

The Name and Frame Matters When it Comes to Public Support of Opioid Prevention Programs. Lessons learned from Dr. Jennifer Johnston's professional and academic journey as a media psychology scholar. Dr. Jennifer Johnson Dr. Jennifer Johnston is a media psychologist and Associate Professor of psychology at Western New Mexico University. She was also a licensed mental health clinician for 15 years before entering academia.  She graduated from Fielding Graduate University in 2013. Since then, she conducts research at the intersection of media effects and psychological disorder, and serves as the chair of the Institutional Review Board [...]

The Name and Frame Matters When it Comes to Public Support of Opioid Prevention Programs2024-02-13T15:49:45-08:00

Fielding Doctoral Student Darius Ajai Frasure Performs His Poet’s Studio Series Piece “We, Us, Our.”

2023-11-30T09:46:53-08:00

North Texas poet, Darius Ajai Frasure, performs his piece "We, Us, Our" Poet's Studio series--an original production of KERA. This series was made possible with support from Texas Mutual. Special thanks to DaVerse Lounge. Video by the Digibees. MAKING BLACK AMERICA: THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE is a four-part series from executive producer, host and writer Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., which premiered October 4th on PBS stations nationwide. Professor Gates, with directors Stacey L. Holman and Shayla Harris, chronicle the vast social networks and organizations created by and for Black people beyond the reach of the “White gaze.” The series recounts [...]

Fielding Doctoral Student Darius Ajai Frasure Performs His Poet’s Studio Series Piece “We, Us, Our.”2023-11-30T09:46:53-08:00

Alum Tahlia Bragg, Ph.D., Receives APA’s Foremothers Mentorship Award

2023-08-29T11:13:18-07:00

Tahlia Bragg, Ph.D. Fielding clinical psychology alum and the founding president of the Black Student Association Tahlia Bragg, Ph.D. (2023), received the Foremothers Mentorship Award, presented by American Psychological Association’s Div. 35, Section I (The Psychology of Black Women). Div. 35, Section I is a prestigious group within APA. Among other goals, the section aims to promote the development of methods of research and models of treatment and intervention that are ethnically, culturally, and gender appropriate for Black women. The Foremothers Mentorship Award celebrates Black women’s commitment to supporting the growth and development of students, peers, and/or colleagues in [...]

Alum Tahlia Bragg, Ph.D., Receives APA’s Foremothers Mentorship Award2023-08-29T11:13:18-07:00

Clinical Psychology Faculty and Students Receive Dr. Sally Peterson Research Excellence Award

2023-08-29T11:13:43-07:00

A faculty-and-student-led team is advancing their own field and honoring the legacy of a clinical psychology trailblazer, Fielding alum and longstanding supporter of Fielding. Fielding Clinical Psychology faculty member Kristine Jacquin, Ph.D., and students Erinn Cameron, Janine Ray, and Fiona Trend-Cunningham are the recipients of the 2023 Dr. Sally Peterson Research Excellence Award for their research published in the journal Trends in Psychology. RESEARCH PUBLICATION: Cameron, E.C.; Ray, J.M.; Trend-Cunningham, F.J. et al. Female Incarceration Rates and Violence Against Women Predict Estimated Prevalence of Modern Slavery. Trends in Psychology. (2022). https://doi.org/10.1007/s43076-022-00239-7 In her nomination letter, Clinical Psychology faculty member Heather Macdonald, Psy.D., wrote: [...]

Clinical Psychology Faculty and Students Receive Dr. Sally Peterson Research Excellence Award2023-08-29T11:13:43-07:00

Fielding Students Win Prestigious RISE Awards at the 2023 Association for Psychological Science Conference

2023-06-15T13:09:07-07:00

The annual American Psychological Science Convention took place in Washington, D.C., on May 25-28, 2023 at the Washington Hilton. Three Fielding students were recognized with the prestigious RISE Award. The RISE (Researching Injustice and Social Equality) Award seeks to cultivate psychological science research in fields related to socially and economically under-represented and international populations. Monica Echols, MPA Graduate of the Fielding post-baccalaureate program Monica Echols was awarded the prestigious RISE Award for her research, "Some Ethnoracial Groups are More Likely Than Others to Experience Impacts from Microaggressions." RESEARCH: Some Ethnoracial Groups are More Likely Than Others to Experience [...]

Fielding Students Win Prestigious RISE Awards at the 2023 Association for Psychological Science Conference2023-06-15T13:09:07-07:00

May 5th is MMIW Awareness Day. An interview with doctoral student and member of the Hualapai Tribe Amanda Abbie-Hall

2023-05-05T09:51:53-07:00

National Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW) Awareness Day is May 5th. The National Indigenous Women's Resource Center (NIWRC) declares the first week in May as a National Week of Action for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, and the entire month of May as a time to recognize MMIW in North America. MMIW is also known as MMIWG2S for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and Two Spirit. Information on how to get involved is available at www.niwrc.org/mmiwnatlweek23. 4 out of 5 (80%) of our Native women experienced some form of violence in their lifetime. (1) Native women face murder [...]

May 5th is MMIW Awareness Day. An interview with doctoral student and member of the Hualapai Tribe Amanda Abbie-Hall2023-05-05T09:51:53-07:00

Mindful Inquiry in the Current Crises of Lifeworlds and Deathworlds

2023-03-15T14:36:43-07:00

Valerie M. Bentz, Ph.D., MSSW A chapter collaboration between Fielding faculty member Dr. Valerie Bentz and doctoral student William Hart, a Ph.D. candidate in the Human Development program, was recently published by Routledge in the book, "Mindful Inquiry in the Birth Sphere" (Davies & Crowther, 2023). The chapter “Mindful Inquiry into Lifeworlds and Deathworlds: An unmarried mother and a gay father” features phenomenological protocols by Dr. Bentz and Mr. Hart. The chapter explores Dr. Valerie Bentz’s own unmindful experience of childbirth in contrast to the mindful experience of William Hart, a gay father who formed his family through [...]

Mindful Inquiry in the Current Crises of Lifeworlds and Deathworlds2023-03-15T14:36:43-07:00

The History of Black Psychology

2022-02-15T00:08:43-08:00

by Brianna J. Downey As the recent apology from the American Psychological Association for its complicit contributions to racism has proven, many of the societal and institutional underpinnings in America have been discriminatory toward African Americans in theory, policy, and practice. In the psychological realm, this imbalance was met with the formulation of Black Psychology. Also known as African Psychology, Black Psychology is a scientific field that primarily focuses on how people of the African Diaspora experience the world. Black Psychology emerged in the U.S. as the direct result of the conceptualization of Black people under Westernized notions in psychology. [...]

The History of Black Psychology2022-02-15T00:08:43-08:00

Fielding EdD Student and STEM Educator Nominated for Nation’s Highest Honor

2022-06-13T14:24:46-07:00

Fielding EdD doctoral student and STEM Educator, Craig Young, was nominated recently for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). Craig Young, EdD doctoral student and STEM educator Craig Young is Diné (Navajo) from the Great Navajo Nation and a U.S. Marine veteran. He is Honágháahnii, born for Kinłichíi’nii. His maternal grandfather is Tł’ááshchí’í, and his paternal grandfather is Nát’oh Dine’é Táchii’nii. As a recognized outstanding STEM educator, Mr. Young was nominated recently for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST), the nation’s highest honor for STEM and computer science teachers. [...]

Fielding EdD Student and STEM Educator Nominated for Nation’s Highest Honor2022-06-13T14:24:46-07:00
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