APA Minority Fellowship Program

APA Minority Fellowship Program

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Proud to have my fellow MFP colleague, Dr. Anthony Chamberlain, join the APA Board of Directors!
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To participate in this study, individuals must identify as an African American doctoral student in the field of psychology (e.g., clinical counseling, I/O, educational, cognitive, experimental, community, developmental psychology) in the United States.

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American Psychological Association Minority Fellowship Program

Operating as usual

Photos from APA Minority Fellowship Program's post 08/04/2023

*Location Update* , tonight's social hour had a room change. We will now be on level 2 in Marquis Salon 6. Please spread the word. Hope to see you there!

Photos from APA Minority Fellowship Program's post 08/03/2023

The Leadership Institute's flagship programs are in full swing at ! We're looking forward to connecting with this week. Feel free to check out some of our programming if you're in attendance.

Photos from APA Minority Fellowship Program's post 08/02/2023

Today we welcomed our IMFP fellows to Interdisciplinary Summer Institute (ISI) during . This week they’ll have an opportunity to present their community projects, attend informative sessions, and network with .

Photos from APA Minority Fellowship Program's post 06/22/2023

Psychology Summer Institute (PSI) 2023 is still going strong with amazing workshops and sessions for doctoral and early career psychologists. PSI fellows gained information on federal funding opportunities, how to publish, DC mental health women’s shelter - Hyacinth's Place, how to create organizational change, health equity, and tips for navigating a career in academia as a person of color.

06/21/2023

Many thanks to Dr. Kee J.E. Straits for leading a dynamic “Ethics in Research” session, as well her husband, Andrew Thomas, for providing community insight, as well as allowing our Psychology Summer Institute fellows to experience traditional Navajo flute playing

Photos from APA Minority Fellowship Program's post 06/21/2023

Psychology Summer Institute (PSI) 2023 has officially begun! We kicked off day one with sessions on wellness, ethics, telehealth, and grants. We were also thrilled to experience music by a traditional Navajo flute keeper. Stay tuned for more updates throughout the week.

Juneteenth 06/19/2023

June 19th 1865, 2.5 years after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed, Union soldiers arrived in Texas with news the war was over & enslaved were now free. Annual celebrations later spread throughout the US. Today we honor the legacy of . Click the following link to learn more about the history and ways to honor this historical day.

Juneteenth Juneteenth is a time to gather as a family, reflect on the past and look to the future. Discover ways to celebrate this African American cultural tradition of music, food and freedom.

05/12/2023

Our celebration of continues with another feature. Today we're spotlighting IMFP fellow, Min G. Choe. We're so proud of the MFP family for using their life experiences and skills to make a positive impact in the world.

05/05/2023

Happy ! We're celebrating by showcasing some of our amazing fellows for . Today we're recognizing Dr. Jeannie Celestial for her impactful advocacy and culturally responsive psychotherapy.

Photos from APA Minority Fellowship Program's post 04/25/2023

We’re excited to have a table at Morgan State University today! Stop by to speak to one of our team members and learn more about our fellowship opportunities https://www.apa.org/pi/mfp/psychology

03/17/2023

The due date is quickly approaching for our LEAP fellowship (4/3/23). Be sure to finish up your application and/or spread the word. We'd love for this amazing opportunity to reach more behavioral science early career professionals of color https://www.apa.org/pi/mfp/leap

Calling all , , , , or professionals - We currently have an amazing opportunity that's in search of applicants. Click the following link to learn about LEAP & spread the word. Deadline: 4/3/23 https://www.apa.org/pi/mfp/leap

Minority Fellowship Program Achievement Awards 03/07/2023

Do you know of APA MFP fellows that are making a positive impact in marginalized communities via research, teaching, and/or public service? Nominate them (or yourself) for an MFP Achievement Award! More details can be found here

Minority Fellowship Program Achievement Awards These awards recognize MFP alumni who have made exceptional contributions to racial and ethnic psychology in the areas of research, public service, teaching and training, or innovations in treatment.

02/24/2023

Hope you'll continue helping us celebrate as we recognize MFP fellows for that are making an impact. Today we're happy to highlight Sierra-Katherine Brooks. Click the photo to learn more about her.

02/17/2023

The celebration of continues as we highlight some of our incredible fellows for . Today we're recognizing Dr. Gihane Jeremie-Brink for her invaluable research and teaching.

02/10/2023

We're continuing to celebrate by recognizing our phenomenal fellows for . Today we're highlighting Dr. Monica Baskin for her strides in diversity, equity, and inclusion, as well as reducing health disparities.

02/06/2023

The application deadline for our STAY fellowship has been extended to 2/19/23! If you and/or someone you know may be a great fit, click here for more information and to apply today https://www.apa.org/pi/mfp/psychology/stay

02/03/2023

We're celebrating by showcasing some of our amazing fellows & partners for . Today we're recognizing Dr. John Hollier. If you'd love to make an impact like Dr. Hollier, visit our website for details about LEAP & to apply! https://apa.org/pi/mfp/leap/

01/27/2023

Calling all , , , , or professionals - We currently have an amazing opportunity that's in search of applicants. Click the following link to learn about LEAP & spread the word. Deadline: 4/3/23 https://www.apa.org/pi/mfp/leap

12/22/2022

The staff of the American Psychological Association’s Minority Fellowship Program would like to wish you all an amazing and happy holiday season. Looking forward to continuing to impact lives & communities with you in 2023!

12/21/2022

There are only a few weeks left to apply for the 2023 Interdisciplinary Minority Fellowship Program (IMFP). The IMFP is funded by a grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and is open to master’s- and doctoral-level students from a variety of behavioral health disciplines, including clinical mental health counseling and addiction counseling.

The application deadline is Jan. 15, 2023. All applications must be submitted through the APA Minority Fellowship Program application portal. For more information on eligibility requirements and to apply, visit https://bit.ly/2023_IMFP.

APA Minority Fellowship Program

12/20/2022

MFP is seeking applicants for the STAY fellowship. If you're pursuing a terminal master's degree and have an interest in providing services to racial/ethnic minority transition age youth (16-25), click the link to learn more. Feel free to spread the word! https://www.apa.org/pi/mfp/psychology/stay

11/29/2022

Happy ! If you'd like to help us impact diverse communities, click the following link https://www.apa.org/apf/giving, select online giving, check "yes" for "is this for a particular fund?", then select Minority Fellowship Program Fund (MFP) Neuroscience or Minority Fellowship Program Fund (MFP) Psychology. We greatly appreciate your support.

These Native Americans focus on family amid Thanksgiving’s dark history 11/23/2022

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These Native Americans focus on family amid Thanksgiving’s dark history Some see the holiday as an opportunity for them to celebrate their roots and crush stereotypes.

11/17/2022

Join us NOW for tips and Q&A!

Photos from APA Minority Fellowship Program's post 10/19/2022

MFP invites groups who want to learn more about our programs to complete our short survey request to schedule a time for a listening session with Janice Haskins, who leads the Minority Fellowship Programs. Please use the following request form to indicate what programs or areas you would like covered in your listening session and possible days, times that work for you group. We look forward to connecting with you soon! https://survey.alchemer.com/s3/7072251/Listening-Session-Request-Form
These listening sessions can focus on one or more of our programs and are designed to provide information to advisors, chairs, directors, mentors, and other groups who may have an interest in our programs. We encourage potential applicants to sign up for one of our social media informational sessions (coming soon) rather than a listening session which is designed for programs and groups.

10/14/2022

Continuing our celebration of by recognizing our amazing fellows. Today for we highlight Jacqueline Fuentes!

10/13/2022

Our is going strong with . Today we recognize Matthew Alcala on his achievements!

10/13/2022

Our celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month continues with another feature. Today we're spotlighting Álvaro Gamio Cuervo and their work serving LGBTQ+ youth.

10/13/2022

Applications are ⭐️OPEN⭐️ for
IMFP, STAY, and MHSAS fellowships! Check out our flyer & website for more information ⤵️ https://apa.org/pi/mfp

09/23/2022

Happy ! We're celebrating by recognizing our . Today we recognize Dr. Eliut Rivera-Segarra for . Our thoughts are with him and all our fellows from PR https://bit.ly/3BD6Q6o

Photos from APA Minority Fellowship Program's post 08/05/2022

We're incredibly proud of that are participating in via presentations, posters, panels, and even main stage sessions! Check out the photos for more details, and feel free to drop in & support them if you’re in Minneapolis and your schedule allows.

08/05/2022

Attention all past & current MFP fellows, Training Advisory Committee members, mentors, Steering Committee members, advisors, and friends: If you’re attending , stop by our Social Hour on Friday 8/5 at 6:00pm CT to connect with . Feel free to spread the word as well. Hope to see you there!

08/01/2022

It's officially week! Will you be attending APA Convention this year? If so, we would love to connect with you and other . MFP will host a variety of programming for current, as well as previously active fellows. All fellows are welcome to attend our Networking Breakfast, Poster Session/Achievement Awards/Social Hour, and/or our Special Interest Symposium. More details in the attached photo. Hope to see you there!

Photos from APA Minority Fellowship Program's post 07/22/2022

Psychology Summer Institute (PSI) 2022 closed with another day of engaging session and networking. Sessions included tips on self-care, professional development, addressing trauma, career and leadership panels, cultural competency in services, research, and teaching, and an interactive session entitled "Phoenix Rising from the Ashes - What is on the Horizon as a Result of the Pandemic(s)?". Attendees ended the day with a reception dinner featuring a dynamic presentation by Dr. Vanessa Hintz, APA's Senior Director of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Engagement and Outreach, and closing remarks by MFP's Senior Director, Dr. Janice Haskins. Thank you to all of the fellows, PSI mentors, Training Advisory Committee members, and MFP staff that contributed to . Our first ever hybrid PSI couldn't haven't been a success without you!

Photos from APA Minority Fellowship Program's post 07/22/2022

Fellows from our MHSAS and STAY programs joined our PSI fellows on day 4 and day 5 of Psychology Summer Institute 2022. Our PSI fellows participated in advocacy training, 1-on-1 mentoring, and a riveting session entitled "How to Survive as a Psychologist of Color Without Losing Your Soul". MHSAS and STAY fellows networked with members of our Training Advisory Committee (TAC) and participated in sessions for work/life balance, internships, career paths, navigating difficult relationships, and servicing substance abuse recovery. Attendees also had the opportunity to view posters by PSI fellows and learn more about their projects centered around impacting marginalized communities. Fellows closed out the afternoon with professional headshots for future use.

Photos from APA Minority Fellowship Program's post 07/16/2022

Day 2 and day 3 of hybrid Psychology Summer Institute 2022 were a success. Dr. Richard Nakamura, Salvador Ortiz, Dr. Aria Crump, and Dr. Valerie Maholmes facilitated an informative panel on obtaining federal funding. Dr. Sherry Molock offered a wealth of helpful tips, as well as encouragement to our PSI fellows in her "How to Publish" session. Nadine Mason, a former resident of Hyacinth's Place and Jaqueena Manahan, Senior Director of Programs at N Street Village facilitated an engaging session on resources available for women in DC experiencing homelessness. Day 3 included mentoring, a "Health Equity" session by Nichole Sorhaindo, and "Thoughts About Becoming an Academic and Tips for Negotiating Promotion and Tenure" presented by Dr. Michael Goh.

07/13/2022

So grateful to Tonya D. Parker of Mind, Body & Soul Food, for guiding our PSI fellows through different wellness & relaxation techniques to incorporate during their experience at . Such a great way to set the tone for a busy & productive week. Tonya has been such a wonderful and much needed addition to PSI programming.

Photos from APA Minority Fellowship Program's post 07/13/2022

Our first ever hybrid Psychology Summer Institute (PSI) 2022 got off to a great start. APA MFP Senior Director, Dr. Janice Haskins, started day 1 by welcoming our new PSI fellows and giving them an overview of the American Psychological Association. She was followed by a wellness & relaxation session with Tonya D. Parker, “Ethics in Mental Health Research” by Dr. Kee Straits, “Ethics in Mental Health Services” by Dr. Michi Fu, “How to Give a Dynamic Presentation” by Dr. Cheryl Anne Boyce, and closed out the day with sessions on research and service grants, by Dr. Ericka Boone and Dr. Winnie Chan.

Be sure to check back throughout the week for more updates.

07/11/2022

We’re excited to host our first hybrid Psychology Summer Institute (PSI) this year. Looking forward to seeing PSI fellows in person again since 2019. If you previously attended PSI or will be attending this year, feel free to use the hashtag to share your experience.

06/28/2022

Today marks the 53rd anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising - a series of events between police and LGBTQ+ protesters which stretched over 6 days. The event served as a catalyst of the gay rights movement. Learn more about it's historical significance here: https://www.history.com/topics/gay-rights/the-stonewall-riots

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