Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky, Professor, in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology was recently honored with the 2013 Scientific Achievement Award from the U.S. National Centre for Responsible Gambling. This award was in recognition of Dr. Derevensky's contributions to the field of research on youth and adolescent gambling.
Dr. Nathan Hall, Assistant Professor, in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology was recently awarded two grants from Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).
Sara Houshmand, Doctoral Student in ECP, receives McGill Univerity's inaugural Award for Equity & Community Building!
Sara Houshmand, doctoral student in Counselling Psychology, Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, received McGill University’s inaugural Award for Equity and Community Building! This Award recognizes staff and students who demonstrate exceptional commitment to diversity and inclusivity at McGill and the community-at-large.
The Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology would like to congratulate Dr. Alain Breuleux, Associate Professor in the Learning Sciences Program, on being awarded the SSHRC (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council) Partnership Grant for the project titled, Professional learning network for digital literacy and disciplinary understanding in school.
The Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology welcomes Professor Robert J. Vallerand as Chair of the Department. Dr. Vallerand joined the Department as a Full Professor and Chair today, August 1, 2013.
Dr. Victoria Talwar, Associate Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, weighs in for Parents Magazine's article about childrens lie-telling, "...the act of manipulating the truth for personal gain 'is a developmental milestone, much like learning to get dressed by yourself or to take turns.'"
Please visit Parents Magazine, to read to full online version of the article "The Truth About Lying".
Stephanie Mitelman, course lecturer in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology was awarded the 2013 First Tracks Award for Innovation in Sexology! The honor was awarded by Honest Exchange, a New Jersey-based sexuality education consulting firm. The award recognizes Stephanie's ground-breaking sexuality education resources that address the learning styles of youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs).
Dr. Nathan Hall, Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology(ECP), published his first book titled, "Emotion, Motivation, and Self-Regulation: A Handbook for Teachers", with co-author Dr. Thomas Goetz, Adjunct Professor in ECP.
Maureen Baron, a course lecturer with the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology for almost 10 years was interviewed on CBC's Daybreak Montreal.
Dr. Roger Azevedo, Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) and Professor, in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology(ECP) recently published his book, titled "International Handbook of Metacognition and Learning Technologies".
Congratulations Dr. Azevedo!
The book also had a variety of ECP contributors: