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.
The SEDE Calendar project showcases the talent, hard work and dedication of McGill staff, students, faculties, local artists and community organizations. Dr. Nathan Smith, Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology was featured in the month of May in the Social Equity & Diversity Education 2012-2013 Calendar!
Meeting in the Middle: (de)Constructing Knowledge
Join the Education Gradaute Student Society (EGSS) this coming March in the McGill Education Building as we host a gathering of diverse stakeholders in education for a “Meeting in the Middle” where delegates and presenters will discuss and debate issues surrounding the constitution, production, and deconstruction of knowledge. We look to both conventional and unconventional spheres for contributors to this forum and are excited by the real possibility that n
The Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology's Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky, Interim Chair, was interviewed for Fox News!