Jude Bergkamp, PsyD, Chair and Core Faculty of Seattle’s PsyD in Clinical Psychology program, and colleagues published the article “An uncomfortable tension: Reconciling the principles of forensic psychology and cultural competency” in the APA flagship forensic psychology journal Law & Human Behavior. The article asserts that philosophical pillars of forensic psychology and cultural competency are not compatible and require critical review for alignment. In addition, the article provides a comprehensive guide on how to incorporate cultural considerations into forensic practice. Seattle PsyD student Magen Hauser and adjunct faculty Katie McIntyre were also contributing authors.
PhD in Leadership and Change Student, Integrative Sustainability Coach, Consultant, Speaker, and Trainer LauraLynn Jansen has been awarded the Academy of Management’s 2023 Promising Dissertation Award. The award supports doctoral candidates working in the domain of Management, Spirituality, and Religion (MSR) to develop quality dissertations that can integrate management with spirituality and/or religion, and also reflect novel and/or significant evidence-based theoretical and/or applied contributions to the field. LauraLynn’s dissertation research focuses on elements of humanizing relational interaction, investigating humanizing moments and the intersection of thoughts, actions, and ways of generating meaningful humanizing experiences between individuals.