Apr 14, 2017
This episode of the Jewish Sacred Aging Podcast features a conversation with Rachael Falk, a Psy.D. candidate in clinical psychology, about her doctoral research into spirituality as it relates to end of life and mourning rituals.
About the Guest
Rachael Falk, who is pursuing her Psy.D. in Clinical Pscyhology at William James College, was selected by the Council of Professional Geropsychology Training Programs (COPTGP) as a student representative to their Board of Directors for 2016. The council is an international organization of graduate, internship, postdoctoral, and post-licensure programs that provides geropsychology training and seeks to assist and recognize academic institutions, internship and fellowship programs, and continuing education providers dedicated to the principles and practice of professional geropsychology. In addition to volunteering with organizations including the Alzheimer's Association and Portland Rehabilitation Management, Falk has completed practica at Ethos, a nonprofit that serves the elderly, and McLean Hospital in Belmont, Mass. She is currently completing a practicum at the Bedford VA Medical Center - Geropsychology Program.