Counseling and Wellness Center’s psychology internship program accredited by the APA

From Sislena Ledbetter, WWU Associate Vice President for Counseling, Health and Wellness Services:

"I am thrilled to share with you some incredibly exciting news! Our Counseling and Wellness Center’s Psychology Internship Program, under the exceptional leadership of Dr. Ruby Casiano, has been granted full American Psychological Association (APA) accreditation for the next 10 years! To achieve APA accreditation, our Counseling and Wellness Center has demonstrated that it meets or exceeds the stringent standards set forth for excellence in counseling services and its clinical training program at Western. This accreditation is not easily attained and reflects a commitment to the highest standards of professional practice and ethical conduct.

Dr. Casiano, who oversees our doctoral internship training program, has worked tirelessly over the past few years to achieve this remarkable feat. I wanted to publicly celebrate our CWC, it’s dynamic director CJ Swanlund, and the entire team for this significant milestone.  Please take a moment to join me in recognizing Dr. Casiano and her team for their exceptional contributions to this program and for consistently promoting the highest standards in psychology doctoral training on our campus."