Kevin Larkin, professor of psychology in the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences at West Virginia University, has been reappointed as director of the Department of Psychologys nationally known clinical training program.

Larkin was appointed to his first 5-year term as director after serving two years as associate chair. Under his leadership, WVU s clinical and clinical child programs both earned the Outstanding Training Program Award from the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy.

WVU s programs have been accredited since 1966 and recently passed a site visit for reaccredidation from the American Psychological Association.

As the field grows, it has been fulfilling to direct one of the top accredited training programs in the country,Dr. Larkin said.I look forward to the exciting developments in research and training that will emerge from the faculty and graduate students in our clinical and clinical child training programs over the next five years.

Larkin earned a bachelors in psychology from Wittenberg University in 1979, and a masters in that same field from the University of Richmond in 1981. He was awarded a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Pittsburgh in 1986, and joined WVU that same year.