Dept. of Educational and Counselling Psychology

Professor Marie-Claude Geoffroy, of the Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology, has been awarded the Principal’s Prize for Outstanding Emerging Researchers. Administered by Research and Innovation, the prize honours researchers across all disciplines.

Published on: 2 Jun 2022

Dr. Ada Sinacore, of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Professor Jake Burack, of the McGill Youth Study Team, have been awarded the Equity & Community Building Award. Now in its 10th year, the award recognizes the work of students, faculty and staff committed to advancing equity and diversity at McGill.

Published on: 25 May 2022

McGill professors receive grant to explore the correlation between technology dependence, youth loneliness and the risk for exploitation.

Published on: 19 May 2022

Dr. Chiaki Konishi, Associate Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, has recently been invited and attended as the distinguished guest for the National Day Reception on the Occasion of Anniversary of His Majesty the Emperor of Japan in recognition of her and her team's (Social-Emotional Research Group [SED-RG]) research and community contributions.

Published on: 19 May 2022

On May 5th members of the Faculty of Education launched a four-part series of live, interactive seminars to assist Ukrainian teachers, psychologists and support staff in helping people, particularly children, deal with the horrific consequences of the on-going war. Professor Emerita, Alenoush Saroyan, Director of the McGill International Institute of Education, created the series at the request of Dean Dilson Rassier. In 2021, Dr. Saroyan created a similar series to support educators in Armenia during the conflict with Azerbaijan.

Classified as: MIIE
Published on: 6 May 2022

Congratulations to Dr. Bassam Khoury of the Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology, on receiving McGill Education’s 2022 Heather Reisman and Gerald Schwartz Award for Excellence in Teaching!

Dr. Khoury’s excellent track record of student research success, his commitment to student supervision, as well as his enthusiasm for education and mentorship were all factors that lead to him being this year’s award winner.

Published on: 3 May 2022

Principal and Vice-Chancellor Suzanne Fortier has announced the 2022 winners of the Principal’s Prize for Public Engagement through MediaStephanie Zito, a PhD candidate in the Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology, was announced as the winner of the Prize for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows for her work in using social medi

Classified as: Principal's Award, mental health, social media
Published on: 21 Apr 2022

Emilee Bews will join 20 newly selected McCall MacBain Scholars from 17 Canadian universities pursuing graduate studies at McGill University in Fall 2022. McGill Education's first McCall MacBain Scholar, Emilee is completing a Bachelor of Arts at the University of Calgary and will pursue her MA, Education & Society within the Department of Integrated Studies in Education. Connecting with her Indigenous heritage, she volunteers a

Classified as: McCall MacBain Scholars, indigenous mcgill, education
Published on: 13 Apr 2022

McGill Faculty of Education wishes to congratulate Dr. Victoria Talwar on receiving the James McGill Professor Award and to Dr. Marie-Hélène Pennestri on receiving the William Dawson Scholar Award!

Published on: 11 Apr 2022

The Education Curriculum Resources Centre (ECRC) has new operating hours for April.

The Curriculum Resources Centre contains:

• Reserve Collection – material for your courses on short-term loan

• Curriculum teaching materials

• Children’s and Young Adult Literature Collection

• A/V collection

• Self service check out

Published on: 1 Apr 2022

"Just as the pandemic experience differed for different people, emerging from it won't be the same for everyone", reads the subheader of a recent Montreal Gazette article that had psychology experts weighing in on the uneasiness felt by the general public, resulting from Quebec's abrupt lifting of COVID health and safety protocols. McGill Educational and Counselling Psychology's Tina Montreuil was a featured commentator for the story.

Classified as: covid-19
Published on: 14 Mar 2022

McGill Educational and Counselling Psychology postdoctoral fellow, Christelle Luce, and her Ditch Labs team have been awarded this year's ACFAS Prize. Ditch Labs wants to defeat smoking, the world's number one preventable cause of death, with a holistic and smart medical device. By combining a smart nicotine vaporizer called DitchPen™, a mobile self-care app, and artificial intelligence, Ditch Labs aims to help each patient in a personalized, efficient, and safe way to stop their consumption of cigarettes.

Classified as: ACFAS
Published on: 9 Mar 2022

Armando Bertone, Associate Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology and SCERT Co-Founder, was interviewed in The Montreal Gazette, regarding Summit School, a Montreal school serving a population with a range of neurodevelopmental conditions including autism, becoming the site of Canada’s first creative arts centre for the neurodiverse.

“There is no other school I know of that has a research branch in the school dedicated to education, education through research and training through research.” said Armando Bertone.

Published on: 5 Mar 2022

Dear Members of the McGill community,

McGill is home to a vibrant international community, and many of us have roots in countries around the world. Global crises can affect us all.

The ongoing conflict in Ukraine has been a source of deep preoccupation to many of us. As Principal of our university, I am reminded of the need for – and the potential fragility of – stability and peace in order to pursue higher learning and the advancement of knowledge.

Published on: 2 Mar 2022

In a new McGill-produced video, Dr. Tina Montreuil, Associate Professor, Educational and Behavioural Psychology, discusses with Associate Provost, Chris Buddle, how you might approach someone in a kind and non-confrontational manner, who is not following safety protocols. We hope that this video will give you some helpful tips to help keep us all safe.

Classified as: covid-19
Published on: 18 Feb 2022

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