Category Archives: Forensic Psychology

My Big, Fat, “Geek” Thanksgiving

For my Thanksgiving vacation in DC, I originally had these grandiose plans to spend the four days exploring museums, going out for drinks, and shopping for dumb-dumb stuff like ornaments to give as Christmas presents to aunts and exotic-sounding teas … Continue reading

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Guest Faculty Post # 2: Latino Mental Health Program Immersion through Centro Ecuatoriano Norteamericano in Guayaquil, Ecuador

I traveled with Dr. Stacey Lambert, Director of the Latino Mental Health Program, to Guayaquil, Ecuador on Friday, July 27th and returned to the US on Tuesday, July 31st. It was a very short trip, but full of experiences that … Continue reading

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In Case of Emergency

It would be just my luck to end up in the hospital in a foreign country! Although I came out of it feeling infinitely better than when I went in, I must admit that I was ill prepared. That being … Continue reading

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Guest Faculty Post: Latino Mental Health Program immersion through UNIBE in Costa Rica

We left Boston on Saturday morning (we were at Logan at 6 am!), stopped in Miami and arrived in San Jose, Costa Rica in the afternoon.  The people from UNIBE (Universidad Iberoamericana) were ready for us at the airport and … Continue reading

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Thanks, Mr. Weather Man!

When I woke up the sun was shining. By the time I made it to school it was slightly gloomy and a little rainy. This Arizona girl is still not used to the sudden changes in weather. I walked out … Continue reading

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Driving in Puerto Rico

Last week I came back from a conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico. I attended the American Psychology and Law Society conference. Of course, I learned a ton and it was a great cultural experience, but we’ll get to that … Continue reading

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I Miss Bread!

When I first learned that I would have to give up something for my Substance Abuse class -for a course-length assignment- I felt frustrated. Interestingly enough, my frustration was not based on the fact that I found it inconvenient or … Continue reading

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Female Serial Killers

I was having a bit of a tough time trying to figure out what I should blog about this time around. Mostly I feel like I sound like a broken record. I end up writing about practicum, school, Arizona, or … Continue reading

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Adult Psychopathology

When I started at MSPP I didn’t know much about the different axes that are used in the DSM. Having come from a more experimentally based background it felt like everyone knew so much more than I did. It definitely … Continue reading

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The Rest is Pretty Much History

Question: How many papers can a Jessica write in a weekend? Answer: an 8 page paper, a 5 page paper, and brainstorming/1st draft of a 7 page paper. (Not to mention all the reading that needs to be done for … Continue reading

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