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Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky, Chair of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology and Director of the International Centre for Youth Gambling and High-Risk Behaviors, was interviewed by Mutsumi Takahashi on CTV News on December 21, 2016. Dr. Derevensky discussed the dangers of youth gambling and the potential for escalating risk-taking among young people with addictive personalities.

Classified as: ECP, CTV, derevensky, gambling, lottery tickets, International Centre for Youth Gambling and High-Risk Behavior
Published on: 21 Dec 2016

When it comes to gambling and lotteries, young people are looking for "immediate gratification", Professor Jeffrey Derevensky, Chair of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, told the Canadian Press this week.

Classified as: ECP, maclean's, IHDW, derevensky, press, gambling
Published on: 12 Jul 2016

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.

Classified as: Canada, ECP, IHDW, accreditation, cpa, school psychology, child psychology, national, school/applied child psychology, accredited, official
Published on: 17 May 2016
(the following extract is from Dialogues, newsletter of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University, Faculty of Education, spring 2016 edition)


Making sense of sensations : How do perception and cognition influence behaviour?
 

Classified as: ECP, Development, autism, psychology, Armando Bertone, pnlab, pnlab.ca, atypical, typical, fragile x, dialogues
Published on: 12 Apr 2016

UK national newspaper The Guardian today published a list of their favourite blogs and social media accounts for academics. To no one's surprise Dr. Nathan Hall, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, topped the list with his popular @AcademicsSay twitter handle, where he has amassed over 180,000 followers. 

Classified as: news, ECP, McGill, education, nathan hall, twitter, social media, UK, shitacademicssay, guardian, ame
Published on: 24 Mar 2016

In a recent opinion piece to the Hill Times Online, SSHRC President Ted Hewitt praises Professor Susanne Lajoie's research: "Lajoie is making it possible for children to learn in more meaningful ways with the help of technology," writes Hewitt.

Classified as: ECP, media, SSHRC, atlas, LEADS, press, lajoie
Published on: 10 Nov 2015

INESSS (Quebec's National Institute for Excellence in Health and Social Science has released two reports with recommendations regarding access to psychotherapy.

Dr. Martin Drapeau, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, co-authored these reports, and is the principal collaborator on this project.

Classified as: news, ECP, psychotherapy, inesss, drapeau, ministry of health
Published on: 30 Jun 2015

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Ada Sinacore, of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, is the 2015 recipient of the CPA Counselling Psychology Section Distinguished Member Award. This award was officially bestowed at the recent annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association.

This award recognizes individuals who have made exceptional contributions to the field of counselling psychology.

Classified as: ECP, award, cpa, ccpa, ada sinacore
Published on: 9 Jun 2015

The Onion, an American digital media company and news satire organization, featured ECP's Professor Victoria Talwar's research this week in an article entitled, "Punishing Kids For Lying Actually Makes Them Lie More".  

Classified as: ECP, Onion, Talwar Research, Children and Lying
Published on: 9 Jan 2015

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