Editor’s Note: This report has been updated. A graduate previously mentioned in this story and headline requested her information not be shared for privacy reasons.
NEWTON – William James College, a school of psychology in Newton, announced graduates of the class of 2020.
Joshua Limbert of Framingham graduated with a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in School Psychology.
Students at William James College train to become culturally-competent professionals in psychology, behavioral health, leadership and human services fields.
“Completing your degree and receiving your diploma marks the end of a considerable period of growth and the beginning of the next phase of your life,” said William James College President Nicholas Covino in a statement to the graduates. “Each of you is well-trained to bring relief and support to organizations and individuals who need your talents. We speak about the limited access to psychological services at all levels, your arrival on the scene changes that a bit.”
William James College has been celebrating graduates with virtual ceremonies this spring, and plans to hold a formal Commencement Ceremony this fall.
Founded in 1974,William James College is an independent, not-for-profit institution and a leader in educating the next generation of mental health professionals to support the growing and diverse needs of the mental health workforce. Integrating field work with academics, the College prepares students for careers as organizational leaders and behavioral health professionals who are committed to helping the underserved, multicultural populations, children and families, and veterans. William James College alumni can be found making an impact in a variety of settings, including schools, the courts, clinical care facilities, hospitals, the community and the workplace