Allison Ponce, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, has received the Paul Nelson Award from the Council of Chairs of Training Councils (CCTC).
CCTC is comprised of the presidents and chairs of the education and training associations in health service psychology with the mission of enhancing collaboration in psychology education.
This is among the highest honors in professional psychology education and training. Recipients are recognized for making exceptional contributions to the collegial environment and culture of the psychology education community, as evidenced by leadership in bringing together parties in a common purpose to address important problems.
Ponce was a member of the CCTC from 2016-2018 while she served as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers. She is the Director of Education at Connecticut Mental Health Center.