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).