Meet our Staff

Dina Glaser, Psy.D., Director, Office of Placement and Training

Dina Glaser, Psy.D. is the Senior Director of the Office of Placement and Training department which also houses the Institute for Professional and Continuing Studies (IPCS). Dr. Glaser is an alumnus of The Chicago School of Professional Psychology's Clinical Psy.D. program. She began her career in University Counseling Centers, and she completed her pre-doctoral internship at James Madison University's Counseling and Student Development Center, her post-doctoral fellowship at The University of Michigan's Counseling and Psychological Services, and her employment as a clinical psychologist at The University of Central Florida's Counseling Center. She has spent several years providing individual and secondary supervision to pre-doctoral and practicum trainees. Dr. Glaser also has a strong interest in prevention and education and has assisted in the development and implementation of outreach on multiple university campuses. She oversees the Institute for Professional and Continuing Studies and is responsible for ensuring all continuing education programming follows the appropriate standards and criteria including the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Dr. Glaser is the Chair of the APA CE Approval Committee and the Chair of the IPCS CE Advisory Committee.

Lida Benson, Interim Assistant Manager, Office of Continuing Education

Lida Benson is the Continuing Education Coordinator at TCSPP. Prior to coming to the Office of Continuing Education, she spent five years working with Washington, DC area medical schools (George Washington University, Georgetown University, the University of Maryland, and the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences) as a Standardized Patient Instructor. Trained in clinical physical exam maneuvers and patient communication skills, she held weekly teaching responsibilities with students ranging from first to fourth years in the Clinical Psychology, Nursing, Medical, and Physician’s Assistant programs. Based in Los Angeles, Lida is an alumna of the University of Vermont.

Office of CE Advisory Committee

The OCE Advisory Committee plans upcoming programs, reviews past events, and identifies qualified presenters. The committee is also responsible for assigning presenter honorarium fees and helping to create and review policies and procedures to strengthen Office of CE processes.

Office of CE Advisory Committee Members:

APA CE Approval Committee