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Senate President Karen Spilka Awarded an Honorary Degree From William James College

Senate President Karen Spilka, a respected leader and champion for diverse social issues including mental healthcare, juvenile justice, educational equity, and services for the elderly, was recently awarded a doctorate of humane letters, the highest honor bestowed by William James College.

Photographer, Philanthropist and Pepperell Native Michael Carroll Awarded an Honorary Degree From William James College

Michael Carroll, a respected philanthropist, nonprofit innovator, and photographer whose images documented the end of the communist regime in Romania, was recently awarded a doctorate of humane letters, the highest honor bestowed by William James College.

Joseph D. Feaster, Jr., Esq., Announced as 2022 Commencement Speaker

Joseph D. Feaster, Jr., Esq. is the 2022 Commencement Speaker. Feaster, MA Senate President Karen Spilka, and Photojournalist Mike Carroll will each receive an Honorary Degree from the College recognizing contributions to Mental Health Field.

William James College Awarded $750,000 Grant by Boston Children’s Collaboration for Community Health

William James College Awarded $750,000 Grant by Boston Children’s Collaboration for Community Health for a new phase of its Child and Adolescent Mental Health Initiative (CAMHI) program

New Faculty Fellowship Program Aims to Recruit Psychology and Counseling Teaching Faculty from Under-Represented Communities

William James College has announced the launch of a new institution-wide teaching faculty fellowship program for recent graduates with doctoral degrees in Clinical Psychology, Counseling, Organizational and Leadership Psychology, and School Psychology. The program will equip teaching faculty fellows...

William James College Launches Training Center for Law Enforcement and Mental Health Professionals; Sarah E. Abbott, Ph.D. LSW, Named Inaugural Director

William James College has launched the the William James College Center for Crisis Response and Behavioral Health. Dr. Sarah Abbott will serve as its inaugural director. The center will be the first practical training program housed within an academic institution designed to provide frontline responders,...

William James College to Partner with Mass General Brigham, Awarded $3M Grant for Workforce Development

Mass General Brigham Today Announced New, Significant Investment in Community & Mental Health, Initiative Focuses on Increasing Access for Patients and Builds on Existing $175M Annual Community Health Investments

William James College Awarded $1.6M Through HRSA’s Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training (BHWET) Program for Paraprofessionals

Funding will provide paid work opportunities and career training, and will prepare pre-bachelor’s level paraprofessionals for the Commonwealth’s Community Health Workers Certification exam.

William James College Receives $1.9M in Federal Funding Through HRSA Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training (BHWET) Program for Professionals

William James College Receives $1.9M in Federal Funding Through HRSA Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training (BHWET) Program for Professionals

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