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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.

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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2nd Blog Update from Angie in New Orleans (Service Trip)

Today is my birthday and it was the best birthday ever because we spent the day at a head start program. We arrived at the head start program at eight in the morning and met Ms. McGee. Ms. McGee is … Continue reading

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Student Service Trip to New Orleans: C.A.R.E. Update from Angie Reather-

Just an update on how things are going so far. Yesterday we teamed up with camp restore and worked at a site in the lower 9th ward called the Village. The Village is a community center headed by an amazing … Continue reading

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A 2nd Guest Blog from Judi: Applying to MSPP

Applying to MSPP I chose to apply only to MSPP’s doctoral program, but I had been in graduate school twice before and I had an idea of what the process would involve.  Not surprisingly, the application process for MSPP was … Continue reading

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Why go back to school? Why MSPP?

A guest blog by 2nd year Clinical Psychology, PsyD student, Judi Pasino  I worked as a hospital chaplain for 11 years, and found great fulfillment in the care and comfort I provided to the people I met.  From the start, however, … Continue reading

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Rotación at Sub-Centro de Salud Luchadores del Norte

What does a mental health professional “do” when she encounters significant poverty, medical need or trauma? The words that we rely on for our talking therapies are quite inadequate, maybe even inappropriate when faced with such suffering. What does a … Continue reading

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