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About msppblog

From our new campus in Greater Boston, The Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology educates students for careers that meet the growing demand for access to quality, culturally competent psychological services for individuals, groups, communities & organizations both locally & around the globe. We offer 12 degree programs, with a focus on serving vulnerable populations, including children of adversity, Latinos & veterans, as well as organizations & leaders on the forefront of creating long-lasting social change. The core of our approach is providing students with hands-on experience at more than 350 field placement sites, preparing them to solve complex problems in an increasingly diverse world.

Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) Alliance for MA (SAM)

MSPP has many members that have joined the Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) Alliance for Massachusetts (SAM) http://www.SEL4Mass.org. Nicholas Covino, Bob Lichtenstein, Margaret Hannah, Craig Murphy, Erika Johnson and Nadja Reilly have all joined because the mission of SAM is to help … Continue reading

Benefits of Early Childhood Assessment

If you are concerned that your young child is not developing in an age-appropriate way, you should know that research demonstrates that early diagnosis and intervention are crucial.  When a diagnosis is made earlier, as the child’s brain is still … Continue reading

Top 4 Tips for Interviewing

Our Organizational and Leadership Psychology Department recently hosted a “Breaking In” workshop for current students and alumni.  These 4 Top Tips For Interviewing were provided by MSPP Organizational Psychology Alumni, Marge Dupere and Dennis Woodruff. Do your homework: Prior to … Continue reading

Posted in Change of Career, Online Education, Organizational Psychology & Leadership

Top 3 Tips for Linked In

Our Organizational and Leadership Psychology Department recently hosted a “Breaking In” workshop for current students and alumni.  These 3 top tips on Linked In were provided by MSPP Organizational Psychology Alumna, Leto Papadopoulos. Keyword your LinkedIn profile with all relevant … Continue reading

Posted in Change of Career, Online Education, Organizational Psychology & Leadership

Top 3 Tips for Resume Writing

Our Organizational and Leadership Psychology Department recently hosted a “Breaking In” workshop for current students and alumni.  These 3 top tips on Resume Writing were provided by MSPP Organizational Psychology Alumna, Kelly Armstrong. Write a powerful opening/objective statement or summary. … Continue reading

Posted in Change of Career, Online Education, Organizational Psychology & Leadership

Response to Sandy Hook Tragedy from an MSPP Faculty Member (Dr. Modesto Hevia)

December 14, 2012 My Dear Friends and Colleagues, As I’m sure is the case with all of us who are parents and/or work with children and parents – my heart sank when I heard the terrible news and thought about … Continue reading

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Helping Continue My Education…

One of my favorite things about the MSPP community are the continuing education opportunities.  Not only do students get the benefit of learning with current practicing psychologists, but they get to attend 3 workshops a semester for free!  Last week, … Continue reading

Student Trip to New Orleans

Greetings from New Orleans!  The group arrived safely and have been busy so far.  Yesterday we worked with the Saint Bernard Project, a pretty inspiring organization seeing that the founders, two regular volunteers with limited knowledge and skills came down, … Continue reading

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3rd Guest Blog from Judi: Change of Career

What It’s Like to Be An MSPP “student of a certain age”  Being in my 2nd year now, I think I can speak reliably to the experience of being a “student of a certain age” at MSPP.  There is a … Continue reading

MSPP Team Takes Assessment & Testing to Baton Rouge

After quite a journey we arrived in Baton Rouge on Sunday January 9, 2011.  We learned that it is not always warm in the Deep South and that the threat of snow and cold weather is enough to cancel flights … Continue reading

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