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ECP's School/Applied Child Psychology secures national accreditation

Tue, 2016-05-17 13:10

Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky, Chair of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology at McGill's Faculty of Education, is pleased to announce that the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) now accredits the department's School/Applied Child Psychology program.

"This accreditation is an acknowledgement that the program achieves the highest national standard in professional preparation for school psychologists," stated Dr. Derevensky. The program continues its accreditation with the Ordre des psychologues du Quebec.

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Experts: Google AI against Go Champion

Wed, 2016-03-09 09:40

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Expert: Federal Government Gay-Pardon

Mon, 2016-02-29 13:45

“Even more significant than Mr. Klippert’s posthumous pardon may be the government’s promise to review all the cases of men who were convicted of gross indecency (homosexual acts short of intercourse) or buggery before 1969.” (The Globe and Mail)

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Experts: National Climate Strategy

Mon, 2016-02-29 09:20

“With the wind at his back from Paris and a fresh mandate from Canadians, Mr. Trudeau meets provincial and territorial leaders in Vancouver this week to pursue a national climate strategy.” (The Globe and Mail)

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Child homelessness

Mon, 2016-02-15 13:41

“On any given night, there are about 35,000 homeless people across Canada, and the number of families and children among them is growing at an alarming rate, a new report reveals.

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Dr. Naomi Nichols co-edits "Exploring Effective Systems Responses to Homelessness"

Tue, 2016-02-09 13:41
Professor Naomi Nichols, of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), is co-editor of a recent publication, Exploring Effective Systems Responses to Homelessness, published by The Canadian Observatory on Homelessness (Homeless Hub). The collection represents the nation’s first book on systems-level solutions to homelessness.
 
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Dr. Derevensky interviewed by National Post concerning fantasy scandals

Mon, 2016-01-04 15:16

In a recent National Post special, "Canada could be susceptible to daily fantasy scandals like those in the U.S. if industry not regulated, experts warn," Amanda Coletta interviewed Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology.

Source Site: /education

Salmonella outbreak in Canada (Oct. 16, 2015)

Fri, 2015-10-16 13:04

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Perceived threat: Aboriginals and visible minorities

Race is biggest predictor of size of police forces in Canadian cities and numbers provinces send to federal prisons
Wed, 2015-09-16 14:02

Canadian cities that have significant visible minority and Aboriginal populations have bigger police forces than those without. No matter what the actual level of crime.

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Contact: Jason Carmichael
Organization: Dept. of Sociology
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Office Phone: 514-398-6838

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Gay pay for straight work

Wages in Canadian labour market stratified by sexual orientation
Tue, 2015-05-19 10:45

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Organization: McGill University
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