WI Student Is Chair-Elect of CPAGS

Third-year student, Crystal Faith Cajilog, was recently Chair-Elect of the California Psychological Association of Graduate Students (CPAGS). CPAGS is the graduate student division of the California Psychological Association (CPA). Its purpose is to expand leadership, networking, research, advocacy, and scholarship opportunities for California Psychology graduate students. Ms. Cajilog works with adolescents at San Mateo County's Youth Services Center and conducts court-ordered assessments.

She has held several leadership positions with CPA's Federal Advocacy Committee, Pipeline to Advanced Degrees in Psychology (PaDiP) for Historically Underrepresented Students, University of California San Francisco's Mabuhay Health Center, and Bohol Circle Inc. in Alameda, CA. Her clinical interests include working with bio-psycho-social focus, substance addiction, psychological assessment (forensic and child), and Filipino American psychology. Other interests include legislative advocacy, outreach to marginalized students to enter the field of psychology, and mental health outreach to address mental health stigma in communities of color.