CCP Student Awards

Posted on April 13, 2020 by Tres Stefurak
Tres Stefurak

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Congratulations to the 2020 Clinical & Counseling Psychology Student Award Winners

Clinical & Counseling Psychology Graduate Student Research Award: Nicholas Borgogna
This award is given to the CCP student with the most outstanding contributions to psychological science. Nick's having produced nearly 20 journal articles focusing on masculinity and mental health as well as the relationship of compulsive pornography usage, masculinity and mental health, as well as his contributions to Dr. Ryon McDermott's Culture and Individual Differences Lab are among his notable achievements. Nick will be completing his predoctoral internship at the William and Mary University Counseling Center in the upcoming year.


Elise Labbe Coldsmith Clinical Services Award: Nicholas Fadoir
Jennifer Langhinrichsen-Rohling Clinical Services Award: Dawn Greathouse
These awards are given to CCP students who demonstrate exemplary clinical assessment and intervention skills, particularly in terms of their capacity to skillfully relate to those they serve, translate psychological science into effective practice, and respect and honor the cultural worldview and values of those they serve. Nick's work in the area of affective disorders, suicide prevention and veterans' mental health and Dawn's work with children living with Autism Spectrum Disorder and her use of behavioral assessment and intervention skills with children and parents are among their notable achievements. Awardees present a deidentified clinical case presentation at CCP grand rounds. Nick is entering his 4th year of doctoral study, and Dawn will be attending Children's Mercy Hospital for her predoctoral internship in the upcoming year.

Gulf Region Health Outreach Program Graduate Scholarship: Emma Lathan
This award is given to an outstanding doctoral student in the CCP program who exhibits a strong interest in behavioral health, trauma, capacity building, and/or resiliency through their clinical, service, advocacy, and/or research activities. Preference will be shown to students who exhibit an interest in community engaged and/or participatory research and practice. Emma's clinical and research work related to community resilience in the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, her work in service of women's mental health, and research documenting the reform of police practices with sexual assault survivors are among her notable achievements. Emma will be completing her predoctoral internship at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in Houston.

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