Gina Vanegas Martinez, doctoral student at the Gevirtz School at UC Santa Barbara, have been given the Susan A. Neufeldt Award for Excellence in Clinical Supervision for 2018-19. This award is for service she performed at the Hosford Counseling and Psychological Services Clinic at UC Santa Barbara. The award is named in honor of a previous director of the Clinic.
In addition to her work at the Hosford Clinic, Vanegas Martinez is a graduate student mentor for the McNair Scholars Program at UCSB. She has a Master’s in School Counseling from Georgia State University. She will finish her Ph.D. in the Department of Counseling, Clinical and School Psychology in 2020, and is about to begin a year-long internship at the Miami-Dade County Community Action and Human Services Center.