Attaining A Doctorate in Clinical Psychology | Guidance for students of color and from other underrepresented groups

Saturday, October 5, 2019
9:30am to 5:00pm



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October 5, 2019
UMass Amherst

A full day interactive workshop for students of color and persons from other underrepresented groups. This is a free professional development event.

You Will Learn About
• Various degrees in clinical psychology
• Developing a successful application to graduate school
• UMass Clinical Psychology: a clinical science program
• Resources on the UMass campus and more!

Opportunities to meet current graduate students and faculty!

We hope that persons can attend the event in person but if that is not possible, limited programming will be available via Zoom. Either way, please register!

A limited number of travel awards are available for up to $50 each

Application deadline is September 21st

Space is limited so register today:


9:30-10:00      Arrival & Registration
Coffee and donuts served

10:00-10:50      Clinical Psychology at UMass Amherst – Who we are and what we do?
Rebecca Ready, Ph.D., ABPP, Director of Clinical Training

11:00-11:50      Options for graduate school in clinical psychology
Christopher Martell, Ph.D., ABPP, Director of the Psychological Services Center

Noon      Lunch with Graduate Students; opportunities for informal conversations over lunch with clinical psychology graduate students
Lunch hosted by the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences

1:00-1:50      Diversity Panel
TBD: Representatives from UMass offices and resources for graduate students of color and from other underrepresented backgrounds

2:00-2:50      Graduate programs in other areas of psychology:
Panel with representatives from Neuroscience, Social, Developmental, Peace, and Cognitive Psychology

3:00-3:50      Break-out groups for discussion and hands-on review of application materials, potential topics include: CV preparation, writing essays, how emphasize your strengths in your application

4:00-5:00      Meet and Greet Reception – hosted by the Graduate School

Have questions?

Research Area: 

Clinical Psychology