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Sarah Gottlieb is a first year clinical doctoral student at William James College. After completing her M.A. in Applied Child Development at Tufts University in 2017, she went on to join the Boston Juvenile Court Clinic team where she assisted in developing the first embedded forensic case management program. Sarah's interest in personality assessment blossomed during her time with the court clinic, as she was able to learn about the application of these assessments in the forensic setting and in developing effective and tailored service plans. Sarah then joined the Juvenile Diversion Program at the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office in Boston, MA where she conducted standardized risk assessments as well as developed and implemented service plans for youth diverted from the standard prosecution process. Sarah decided to pursue her PsyD in order to develop the skills and expertise needed to best service the populations she is most passionate about helping, especially gang and street involved youth and young adults. She hopes to use her education and training to learn about using personality assessments in culturally sensitive ways to assist in developing more holistic understandings about clients who face undue stigma and discrimination. Sarah is grateful for this opportunity to attend the SPA conference and looks forward to continued involvement with SPA.
Tufts University 2015
Tufts Univeristy 2017
Collaborative-Therapeutic Assessment, Forensic, Psychoanalytic Assessment, Education and Training