UN REGARD SUR LE HANDICAP: Un festival de films / REGARDING DISABILITY: A film festival co-organized by Dr. Tara Flanagan, Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational and Counsellling Psychology at McGill University.
Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky, Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, was presented the Joseph Ciarrocchi Recognition Award from the the Maryland Council on Problem Gambling for pioneering efforts in research on youth problem gambling. Dr. Deverevnsky's research focuses on identifying and understanding the underlying factors and consequences related to youth gambling problems.
Congratulations Dr. Derevensky!
2012-2013 Lecture Series
Dr. Nancy Heath, James McGill Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology
Dr. Susanne Lajoie, Professor in ECP, Featured in The Globe and Mail as a Leading Researcher Across Canada!
Dr. Susanne Lajoie, Canada Research Chair and Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, was featured in The Globe and Mail today as one of the leading researchers across Canada!
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.
Human Development's Brown Bag Lecture Series - SAVE THE DATES!
Grab your lunches and join us every Thursday from March 14th to April 4th for presentations from:
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!