A Wry Look at Academic Life
by Andrew Mahon, McGill News Alumni Magazine
Dr. Nathan Hall, professor with the Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology and director of the Achievement Motivation and Emotion (AME) Research Group, has written an article in The Chronicle of Higher Education about his parody Twitter account, Shit Academics Say.
INESSS (Quebec's National Institute for Excellence in Health and Social Science has released two reports with recommendations regarding access to psychotherapy.
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Ada Sinacore, of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, is the 2015 recipient of the CPA Counselling Psychology Section Distinguished Member Award. This award was officially bestowed at the recent annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association.
This award recognizes individuals who have made exceptional contributions to the field of counselling psychology.
The Onion, an American digital media company and news satire organization, featured ECP's Professor Victoria Talwar's research this week in an article entitled, "Punishing Kids For Lying Actually Makes Them Lie More".
Professor Nancy Heath’s research team is delivering a face-to-face training of high school teachers and technicians using a manualized program (StressOFF Strategies for Teens; SOS4Teens) which they developed. StressOFF uses mindfulness-based stress management techniques. The training starts next week with a two-day session as part of a Ministère de l'éducation, du Loisir et du Sport (MELS) Action Research Grant in partnership with the Lester B.
Applying to graduate school?
The Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology is having a free, graduate-student run, seminar sharing their experiences of how they got into graduate school.
Join the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology in congratulating the 2013-2014 ECP recipients of the Judy A. Bryant Memorial Award and the Judy Fish Award in Inclusive Education.
Judy A. Bryant Memorial Award:
Xueran Han, M.Ed. in Educational Psychology, General Educational Psychology Project concentration
Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky, Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology was recently appointed as a member of the Advisory Board on English Education under the Ministre de l'Éducation, du Loisir et du Sport.