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Professor elected president of American Psychological Association division

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Anneliese Singh, a professor and associate dean for diversity, equity and inclusion in the University of Georgia College of Education, was recently elected to a leadership position within the American Psychological Association.

Singh, who teaches in the department of counseling and human development services, was elected president of the Society of Counseling Psychology, which is division 17 of the American Psychological Association.

The goal of the Society of Counseling Psychology is to advance inclusion and social justice through integrating science and practice, and it does this by guiding professional education and training, advocating for counseling psychology in the public and professional spheres, providing leadership on culturally and ethically competent practice, and promoting diversity and social justice within the field.

The society has more than 2,000 members and affiliates, and also has 13 sections and 10 special interest groups.

Singh will serve as president for the 2019 year; her term begins in January.

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