Childs to Receive APPIC Award for Excellence in Diversity Training

Amber W. Childs, PhD, assistant professor of psychiatry, has been selected to receive the 2022 Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC) Award for Excellence in Diversity Training.

The award recognizes outstanding psychologists who demonstrate a history of excellence in innovative diversity training and teaching in APPIC member internship and postdoctoral training programs, and/or a history of administrative activities that support and advance innovative diversity training and teaching in APPIC member programs.

The award was announced at the APPIC Annual Conference in San Diego in May.

Childs is director of training for the Yale Department of Psychiatry Doctoral Internship in Clinical and Community Psychology. She is co-director of the Division of Quality and Innovation at Yale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital where she is a member of the medical staff. She is co-chair of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee of the internship program and co-chair of the Education Subcommittee of the Yale Department of Psychiatry Anti-Racism Task Force.

Submitted by Christopher Gardner on May 09, 2022

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