Stephanie Mitelman, ECP Course Lecturer, Interviewed on CTV News about Lack of Sex Education in Quebec Schools
Stephanie Mitelman, a course lecturer in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, was interviewed on CTV News! Stephanie works as a sex educator with the Sexual Health Network of Quebec, and provides sex education to Quebec’s public school systems.
“For decades sex education was a staple in North American high schools, but in 2005 Quebec decided to change course and dedicated instruction was removed from the curriculum.”
ECP's Dr. Susanne Lajoie Featured in Le Devoir for Collaborative Research on Technology in the Classroom
ECP's Dr. Susanne Lajoie, Canada Research Chair, Tier 1 and Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, and her Learning Environments Across Disciplines (LEADS) research team 'leads' a 19-university and 6-country collaborative research project on technology in classrooms. Dr. Lajoie's team and study are featured in the Le Devoir, particularly as it relates to dropout rates.
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The research "Self-injury behaviours on the Internet," of Jamie Duggan, PhD candidate in the School/Applied Child Psychology Program, published in the Encyclopedia of Cyber Behaviour has been nominated for the Outstanding Reference Sources Award by the American Library Association!
Following numerous meetings and consultations with experts in mental health, including Dr. Martin Drapeau, Associate Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, the Commissaire à la santé et au bien-être du Québec released a report titled Verser, plus d'équité et de Résultats en santé mentale au Québec. In this report, the Commissaire recommends greater access to psychotherapy for those in need.
After publishing a study that shows health benefits for 'coming out of the closet' for gay, lesbian, and bisexual individuals, Dr. Nathan Smith, Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology and his colleagues at the Université de Montréal's new study titled "Sexual Orientation and Disclosure in Relation to Psychiatric Symptoms, Diurnal Cortisol, and Allostatic Load" has been a hot topic worldwide and now on The Comedy Network's The Colbert Report!
Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky, Professor and Interim Chair of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, was invited to testify before the Senate of Canada regarding the Bill C-290, a legislation that would make it legal in Canada to bet on a single sports event, which is currently only legal for horse racing.
To read the discussion in full, visit the Parliament of Canada website.
Fan of the game Fruit Ninja? Check out the Fruit Ninja: Puss in Boots version and see some of the research of Dr. Victoria Talwar, Associate Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, in between rounds as one of the “fairytale facts”.
Dr. Nathan Smith's study on Health Benefits of Coming out of the Closet for LGB Individuals reported on worldwide!
Dr. Nathan Smith, Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology and his colleagues at the Université de Montréal published a new study that shows health benefits of coming out of the closet for lesbian, gay, and bisexual individuals.