Student Leadership Network

The mission of the Student Leadership Network (SLN) is to bring together trainees in Rehabilitation Psychology to share ideas, promote the goals of Division 22, and encourage leadership among trainee members in Division 22.

WHAT IS THE SLN?

  • The SLN is an organization for students who are currently training or who have an interest in future training in Rehabilitation Psychology.

  • The SLN is comprised of national and international Campus Chapters to promote the goals and objectives of Division 22. Each Campus Chapter led by a Chapter Student Chair and Chapter Faculty Sponsor.

  • The SLN serves to coordinate communication between trainees and Division 22, the professional home of rehabilitation psychologists.

GOALS OF THE SLN

  • To establish a network of Campus Chapters that collaborates and works closely with the SLN Committee to enhance Division membership and expand opportunities for training in Rehabilitation Psychology among psychology trainees.

  • Serve as a resource and advocate for trainee representation within Division 22 organization and activities.

  • Advocate and promote financial awards/discounts to support trainee attendance at the Division 22 Mid-Winter Conference and APA Conventions.

  • Host in-person and online presentations, workshops, seminars, and other events to promote the goals and mission of Division 22.

CURRENT SLN CAMPUS CHAPTERS (Under Revision)

  • Watch this space for a revised list coming soon

START A CAMPUS CHAPTER AT YOUR INSTITUTION

  • Are you interested in becoming a Campus Chapter Chair for your institution? Consider starting a campus chapter today!

  • Eligibility: You will need to be an active trainee member of Division 22 and enrolled in a graduate psychology training program. You will also need to identify a faculty sponsor (also a Division 22 member) at your institution, with whom you will collaborate to promote the mission and goals of Division 22. To maintain active status, you should have a minimum of two members in your chapter at any given time. You will be asked to provide a yearly summary of your chapter’s activities to the Division 22 Student Representative.

  • To get started, first review the SLN Handbook.

  • Next, complete an SLN Campus Chapter Application form and submit to the Division 22 Student Representative. Your application will be reviewed by the SLN committee.

  • Once your application is approved, you may begin your campus chapter activities!

YOUR SLN COMMITTEE

SLN activities are overseen by the SLN Committee. Members of the SLN Committee include:

  • Current Student Representative to the Executive Committee: Ted Allaire, Doctoral Student, Eastern Michigan University

  • Past Student Representative to the Executive Committee: Madison Mackenzie, Predoctoral Intern, Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center

  • Trainee Members: Jaclyn Klepper, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Rusk Rehabilitation at NYU Langone Medical Center; Jonathan Tsen, Doctoral Student, Illinois Institute of Technology

  • Full Member/Executive Committee Liaison: Abbey J. Hughes, PhD, Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

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