Jessica Jackson is a rising 5th year Counseling Psychology Ph.D. Candidate at New Mexico State University. She holds a BA in Psychology from North Carolina A&T State University and a MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from George Washington University. Her research interest includes race-related stress; health disparities, culturally relevant interventions and training. Jessica Jackson wrote a paper in her Social Identities course last summer on “Stepping up Social Justice Training for Counseling Psychology Graduate Students” and was accepted by Division 17 of American Psychological Association and was posted on their website. This is a huge accomplishment and we want to recognize her for this great accomplishment. Please see link showing her Op-Ed that was posted on American Psychological Association Division 17 website.