Division 53 | Student Advisory Board

Student Advisory Board

About the Student Advisory Board 

The Student Advisory Board is responsible for initiatives geared toward supporting student development for individuals at all stages in their career trajectories, including undergraduate students, graduate students, and post docs.Current SAB projects include a mentoring program that partners undergraduates interested in clinical child and or adolescent psychology careers with graduate students in the field; a speed-mentoring event at APA for students to speak with senior clinical child and adolescent psychologists; a monthly column on the Div53 website highlighting different career trajectories; and an award given to four students in recognition of their contributions to the field. The SAB also manages a student listserv, and supplies the Div53 website with student-focused content.

Student Advisory Board Members

The Current Members of the Student Advisory Board are:

Student Representatives

Mian-Li Ong, M.A.                                  
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Leigh Spivey M.S.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chloe Greenbaum, New York University
Ashley Tirado, Argosy University
Joseph DeLuca, City University of New York Graduate Center
Lucas Zullo, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Join the  Division 53 Student Advisory Board

All Division 53 student members are encouraged to apply for a position on the Division 53 Student Advisory Board (SAB).  If you know someone who would make a great candidate for the SAB, please pass along this information and encourage them to apply for a position. This is a great opportunity for a graduate student to serve the division and gain leadership experience at a national level. Please see below for specifics about applying. The deadline for applying is September 30th, 2017.
Application Requirements:
1. Must be student member of Division 53.
2. Must be enrolled in an APA-approved doctoral program in psychology with an emphasis on child/adolescent psychology for the duration of the 2-year term.
3. Email the following to the Division 53 Student Representative (division53studentlistserv@gmail.com):
  • Contact information (full name, email, phone, address)
  • Copy of your CV or resume
  • Letter of recommendation from your primary mentor (Must be emailed by mentor directly)
  • Short statement (1-2 pages) indicating your interest in serving on the SAB
  • Highlight how you would like to contribute to the division and to the SAB
  • Applications are due September 30th, 2017 .
Please contact the Student Representitive at division53studentlistserv@gmail.com with any questions.