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Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology


The goal of GSAPP is to prepare well-educated, qualified, and competent direct-service professionals who can integrate scientific knowledge with innovation in the delivery of psychological services to individuals, families, groups, and organizations.



The New Jersey School Climate Improvement (NJ SCI) Platform is a free and anonymous, multilingual, online tool for data-guided school climate improvement that is currently used by a growing network of over 150 districts and 500 schools throughout the state!


Suicide is the second leading cause of death among college students, and Rutgers researchers are at the forefront of addressing this public health crisis. Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP) Professor, and Director of the Dialectical Behavior Therapy Clinic at Rutgers University (DBT-RU), Shireen L. Rizvi, Ph.D., ABPP, is one of four principal investigators (PI) in an innovative study that seeks to improve suicide prevention among this population. Rutgers University-Newark’s Counseling Center serves as one of the study sites.