PAU provides opportunities for students at all stages of study to join the conversation and take action to address mental health issues worldwide.
American Psychological Association
Division 56 Trauma Student Affairs Committee
The Division 56 Student Affairs Committee is a nationwide network of graduate students with interests in trauma, as well as a forum in which students can participate in current academic conversations and events regarding cutting-edge work within the field of trauma.
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The Association of Traumatic Stress Studies (ATSS) provides workshops, guest lectures, and opportunities for involvement in social action initiatives and professional conferences for students interested in psychological research and practice focused on trauma. ATSS is a complimentary student organization to the Trauma Area of Emphasis at PAU.
Activities sponsored by ATSS include:
Guest speakers from national and international trauma programs and organizations doing mental health work internationally
ATSS PRS Student Poster Awards
Activities and assistance for the PAU Trauma Area of Emphasis
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Students for Global Mental Health (SGMH) aims to engage students in meaningful discussion about global mental health issues. SGMH strives to create awareness of the socio-political-cultural concerns shaping the expression and treatment of mental health as well as the variations and challenges to assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of mental health distress worldwide. The group hosts events and collaborates with local organizations involved in global mental health.
Activities sponsored by SGMH include:
Guest speakers from national and international GMH programs and organizations doing mental health work internationally
SGMH PRS Student Poster Award
Activities and assistance for the PAU Institute for Global Mental Health
Travel awards for students presenting at conferences or pursuing research in global contexts.