Training Committee

Administrators

Michal Saraf, PsyD is the Senior Clinical Director. She is responsible for managing clinical services which includes oversight of all clinical functions and processes, development of policies and procedures, clinical supervision of senior staff, provision of clinical care and stands in for the Director as needed. She also represents CAPS on relevant University committees and is a member of the Leadership Team.

Michele Downie, PhD is the Interim Director of Training. She is responsible for supervising the management of all CAPS training programs, is Chair of the Training Committee, and a member of the Leadership Team.

Michele Downie, PhD is the Coordinator of the Psychology Externship Program. She serves on the Training Committee and assists in planning the training experience for doctoral and masters level trainees as well as providing group supervision.

Laura Kay Collins, LSW is the Coordinator of the Social Work Internship. She serves on the Training Committee and plans the training experience for social work trainees as well as provides group supervision. She also assists in planning for the psychology training programs.

David Glassman, PsyD is the Coordinator of the Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship Program. He serves on the Training Committee and plans the training experience for psychology fellowship trainees, as well as assists in the planning of training for all other trainees.

 



The Training Committee meets on a weekly basis to develop, review, and coordinate all training activities. Convened by Dr. Downie, the Training Committee discusses all training activities, progress of trainees, and any programmatic or staff issues, and acts in an advising capacity to the Interim Director of Training regarding policy and program issues.

Training Committee Members:

Michele Downie, PhD – Chair
Laura Kay Collins, LCSW
David Glassman, PsyD
Julie Mullany, PsyD
Valeriya Spektor, PhD
Derik Yager-Elorriaga, PhD

Interns and Post Docs (as interested)