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Tabitha Grier-Reed receives Taborn Award

On February 7, Dr. Tabitha Grier-Reed, Ph.D., LP became the most recent recipient of the John M. Taborn Award. The award was established more than a decade ago as a joint endeavor of the Minnesota Psychological Association and the Minnesota … Continue reading

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Dr. Garrett Presents at First Friday Forum

Dr. Willie Garrett, MNABPsi President  was the presenting speaker at the MPA February First Friday Forum. His presentation, entitled “The Chasm: African American Men and Behavioral Health” addressed a litany of disparities that face African American men when it comes … Continue reading

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Free CE Series

The Free CE Series launched by MnABPsi last fall has been very well received.  It has given local Black Psychologists a way to learn about the history and mission of ABPsi while receiving approved Continuing Education Credits for doing so.  … Continue reading

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Next MnABPsi Meeting Cancelled

Next MnABPsi Meeting CANCELLED ABPsi and Friends, The ABPsi meeting on 4/18/20 is cancelled and the next meeting will be in the fall. We will keep you posted. 

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FREE CE Series: Part 2

(2.0 CE credits) Attention ABPsi members and friends! MnABPsi is offering an EXCITING FREE BENEFIT as part of our upcoming regular meetings: Free Continuing Education credits approved by the Minnesota Board of Psychology ( If you are NOT a Licensed … Continue reading

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MnABPsi President speaks at Community forum

MnABPsi president Willie Garrett spoke recently on the shortage of Black mental health professionals Continue reading

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MnABPsi Members Active at National Conference

Four members of our local chapter participated at the recent National Association of Black Psychologists (ABPsi) conference in Orlando Florida, July 24-28. President Dr. Willie Garrett was in attendance, as was first-time attendee, Sue Govern. Drs. Harvey Linder and Pearl … Continue reading

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MnABPsi President Dr. Willie Garrett to become President of Mn Psychological Assn

MnABPsi chapter President, Dr. Willie Garrett to become President of MPA Continue reading

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Thad Wilderson honored at MPA/ABPsi Event

Thad Wilderson, MEd, LP was honored Feb 1 as this years recipient of the John M. Taborn Award for Outstanding Contributions to Psychology by a Person of African Descent. The award was established more than a dozen years ago as … Continue reading

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Project Kofi’s approach presented at MPA First Friday Forum

Last year, Rudy Rousseau, LP, MEq, a long time Twin Cities mental health provider, was honored as the 2018 recipient of the John M. Taborn Award for Outstanding Contributions to Psychology by a Person of African Descent. Rousseau had worked … Continue reading

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