MONMOUTH UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR WINS PRESTIGIOUS PSYCHOLOGIST SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

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4/11/2012

Monmouth University is pleased to announce that Dr. Christine Hatchard, specialist professor of Clinical Psychology, has been awarded a National Early Career Psychologist scholarship award from the National Register of Health Services Providers in conjunction with the American Psychological Association.

Dr. Christine Hatchard is a licensed psychologist and specialist professor of Clinical Psychology at Monmouth University. She has a masters degree in Counseling Psychology and Human Services and a doctorate in Clinical Psychology, with a specialization in Psychological Assessment. She maintains a private practice in Eatontown, NJ, and also works as forensic evaluator. In 1999 she founded Making Daughters Safe Again which specializes in mother-daughter sexual abuse and provides information, expert presentations, and support services for this often overlooked form of child abuse. In 2011, she produced a full-length documentary and she is currently working on several publishing projects.

About The National Register

The National Register is the largest credentialing organization for psychologists. The independent, non-profit organization was created in 1974 with the help of the American Psychological Association and the American Board of Professional Psychology. Today, the National Register is the leading source of information on nationally credentialed psychologists in health care. Psychologists who are awarded national registrant status have achieved the highest educational and professional standards in health care. Early career psychologists can accumulate the necessary credentials during their training so that when they apply for a license to practice, they also are ready to become registrants of the National Register. It is the only independent, credentialing body with a national level standard for verifying education and training qualifications, licensing, and ethical standards with more than 12,000 doctoral level psychologists in its database. The National Register is relied upon by the health care industry, state and provincial licensing boards, and consumers. National Register also provides this valuable information to consumers as a free referral service to top quality psychologists at www.findapsychologist.org.

About Monmouth University

Monmouth University is a leading private institution that offers a comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The University provides students with a highly personalized education that builds the knowledge and confidence of tomorrow’s leaders. Located in West Long Branch, New Jersey, Monmouth University’s magnificent and historic campus is approximately one hour from both New York City and Philadelphia and is within walking distance of the beaches of the Atlantic Ocean. Monmouth University is listed in the Princeton Review’s The Best 376 Colleges and U.S.News & World Report’s “Best Colleges.”

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