CNPS

Counselling Psychology

2014 HSS Research Dissemination Grant ECPS Awardees

2014 HSS Research Dissemination Grant ECPS Awardees

Congratulations to ECPS faculty members, Alanaise Goodwill and Sterett Mercer on receiving 2014 HSS Research Dissemination Grants!

Orientation 2014

Orientation 2014

Your direct guide for all things new ECPS grad student orientation!

Counselling Psychology Information Session – Fall 2014

Counselling Psychology Information Session – Fall 2014

On Wednesday, September 10, 2014, learn more about graduate training in Counselling Psychology (CNPS)!

Dr. Norman Amundson Receives the NCDA Eminent Career Award

Dr. Norman Amundson Receives the NCDA Eminent Career Award

The National Career Development Association awarded Dr. Amundson with their highest honour: the Eminent Career Award!

Professors Cox and Young Discuss the Ph.D. Program in Counselling Psychology for Prospective Students

Professors Cox and Young Discuss the Ph.D. Program in Counselling Psychology for Prospective Students

Professors Dan Cox and Richard Young answer a couple of vital questions for anyone considering the Ph.D. program in Counselling Psychology (CNPS)

Cross-Professional Collaborations in Health Education Scholarship Initiative Launch Event

Cross-Professional Collaborations in Health Education Scholarship Initiative Launch Event

Friday, June 20, 2014 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Room 3208, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences The Cross-Professional Collaborations in Health Education Scholarship initiative aims to enhance our collective capacity to advance research, scholarship and practice in health professional education, and to foster a culture of collaboration across the health disciplines at UBC.  The initiative is […]

Masahiro Minami – Final PhD Defence (CNPS)

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 12:30pm | Room 200, Graduate Student Centre | Title: “Development and Field Testing of Action-Based Psychosocial Reconciliation Approach in Post-Genocide Rwanda”

Carolyn Burns – Final PhD Defence (CNPS)

Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 12:30 p.m. | Room 203, Graduate Student Centre | Title: “What helps and hinders the decision to access psychological services in a police population: A critical incident study.”

Lucy Gofton – Final PhD Defence (CNPS)

Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 12:30 p.m. | Room 200, Graduate Student Centre | Title: “Older adults’ experiences of having managed well in making the transition to assisted living.”

CNPS Spring Colloquium Series with Dr. Eugene Mullan

CNPS Spring Colloquium Series with Dr. Eugene Mullan

Professor Eugene Mullan is the Director of Clinical Training and a co-founder of the Mood Disorders Centre (2004) at the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom. Dr. Mullan is presents on April 30th and again on May 1st.

Dr. Alanaise Goodwill CNPS Tenure-Track Candidate Colloquia

Dr. Alanaise Goodwill CNPS Tenure-Track Candidate Colloquia

ECPS welcomes a special colloquia by Counselling Psychology tenure-track candidate, Dr. Alanaise Goodwill, on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in Neville Scarfe Library Block, room 278.

Dr. Allison Reeves CNPS Tenure-Track Candidate Colloquia

Dr. Allison Reeves CNPS Tenure-Track Candidate Colloquia

ECPS welcomes a special colloquia by Counselling Psychology tenure-track candidate, Dr. Allison Reeves, on Thursday, April 24, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in Neville Scarfe Library Block, room 278.

CIHR 3-year Operating Grant Awarded to Dr. Lynn Miller

CIHR 3-year Operating Grant Awarded to Dr. Lynn Miller

Dr. Lynn Miller has been awarded a 3-year Operating Grant ($911,632) from Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) for the project, “Neural Correlates in Childhood-onset Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.”

Tim Laidler – Final MA Defence (CNPS)

Monday, February 17, 2014 at 12:45 p.m.; Neville Scarfe Library Block, room 278. Title: Studying the Effects of a Veterans Transition Program Style Retreat (company of men) on Participant’s Perception and Experience of Masculinity

Richard Young Interview in Dedalus Project (Video)

Italian novelists, Roberto Saviano and Alessandro Baricco, and the young people involved introduce this video of a Dedalus project on the use of narrative in a career guidance program in Italian secondary schools. After two years the Dedulus project concluded successfully in December  2013 with fewer school dropouts and more self awarness and self-efficacy among […]

Counselling Psychology Information Session, April 2014

Counselling Psychology Information Session, April 2014

All interested folks are welcome to attend the upcoming Counselling Psychology Information Session scheduled on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 from 4:30 – 5:30 PM. This one hour session will help answer any program or admission criteria questions that you may have about one of UBC’s most competative graduate programs. No RSVP necessary.

Colloquia: Gestalt Approach to Counselling – The role of two chair technique

Colloquia: Gestalt Approach to Counselling – The role of two chair technique

Thursday, February 13, 2014; 4:30 – 6:30 pm in the Food and Nutrition Building, room 60 (2205 East Mall)

Play Therapy: Theory and Techniques Colloquia

Play Therapy: Theory and Techniques Colloquia

Tuesday, January 28, 2014
4:30 – 6:30 pm in Library Block, Room 278

Emily Koert – Final PhD Defence (CNPS)

12:30pm, Room 200, Graduate Student Center

Prestigious Junior Scholar Award Granted to CNPS Ph.D. Candidate, Masahiro Minami

Prestigious Junior Scholar Award Granted to CNPS Ph.D. Candidate, Masahiro Minami

ECPS is extremely pleased to announce that Masahiro Minami has received the prestigious Junior Scholar Award by the Japanese Society for Morita Therapy on Nov. 29, 2013 at their 31st Annual Conference in Japan.

Dan Cox on Soldier Suicides

Dan Cox on Soldier Suicides

…”convincing soldiers to seek suicide preventative support is a challenging effort.”

Movember Canada Research Award Goes To: Drs. Marvin Westwood (CNPS) & David Kuhl (Family Practice)

Movember Canada Research Award Goes To: Drs. Marvin Westwood (CNPS) & David Kuhl (Family Practice)

The Masculinities and Men’s Depression and Suicide Network – otherwise referred to as MD&S-net. Comprising 15 researchers across four provinces and dedicated to implementing and formally evaluating five projects to advance the mental health of Canadian men and their families. MD&S-Net will deliver the five projects over three years and the team has strong linkages […]

Tim Laidler on CTV News, discusses recent military suicides

Tim Laidler on CTV News, discusses recent military suicides

Tim Laidler of Veterans Transition Network discusses the type of issues soldiers face when they return home and what needs to be done. View the entire CTV News video clip, courtesy of theloop.ca.

Carson Kivari – Final MA Defence (CNPS)

10:30am, Library Block Room 278, Neville Scarfe Library Block

Counselling Interventions Based on Contextual Action Theory and Research

Counselling Interventions Based on Contextual Action Theory and Research

An interactive workshop inviting participants to actively engage with CAT theory and research, discussing applications to counselling and generating additional interventions for future empirical validation.

Patricia Nitkin – Final PhD Defence (CNPS)

12:30pm, Room 200, Graduate Student Center

Dr. Marvin Westwood talks about helping veterans deal with PTSD-related symptoms

Dr. Marvin Westwood talks about helping veterans deal with PTSD-related symptoms

The Veterans Transition Program is designed to help former military people help each other recover from traumas, says co-founder Marvin Westwood. Photo: Andrii Kondiuk, iStock.

CNPS Information Session in October

CNPS Information Session in October

Dr. Marvin Westwood will be hosting the next Counsellling Psychology program information session. Please join us on October 21, 2013 in Scarfe 310 if you would like to know more about this popular Educational & Counselling Psychology, and Special Education program.

Hannah Kwan – Final MA Defence (CNPS)

Title:   Developing Trust and Balancing Control:  Social Interactions in Work Accommodations Scarfe Library Block, room 271 Examining Committee: Dr. Richard Young, Research Supervisor Dr. Izabela Schultz, Committee Member Dr. Vaughan Marshall, Committee Member Dr. Norman Amundson, External Examiner Abstract: The return to work (RTW) literature has identified various determinants for successful outcomes for injured workers.  […]

Negin Marie Naraghi – Final MA Defence (CNPS)

Title: The Experience of Cultural Transition Among Adolescent Newcomers Room 304A, Neville Scarfe Building Co- supervisors: Dr. Anusha Kassan (Counselling) & Dr. Susan James (Counselling) Supervisory Committee: Dr. Richard Young (Counselling) and Dr. Lynn Miller (Counselling) Abstract: The purpose of this research was to contribute to the literature on migration during adolescence by exploring the […]

Guest Philosophy Speaker: Dr. Eva Marsal

Guest Philosophy Speaker: Dr. Eva Marsal

Children’s Drawings as Expressions of “Narrative Philosophizing” Concepts of Life and Death In a Gender Comparison of German and Japanese Elementary School Children Neville Scarfe, room 310 Dr. Eva Marsal is a full Professor of Philosophy at the University of Education Karlsruhe, Germany Abstract: One of Kant’s famous questions about being human asks, “What may […]

CNPS 698 | Pre-Doctoral Internship

A 1600-hour supervised internship in Counselling Psychology. Internship sites offer counselling services as detailed in the “Speciality Guidelines for the Delivery of Services by Counselling Psychologists” (APA).

CNPS 688 | Supervision of Counselling Practice

Supervision requires both knowledge of supervision models and practices, and skills to implement them. This course involves a seminar and practicum to integrate the two requirements of the subject. (For those on the Doctoral program.)

CNPS 679 | Information Systems in Guidance and Counselling

The application of automatic data processing to guidance and counselling in student accounting, job placement, information dissemination and in interviewing.

CNPS 678 | Theoretical Perspectives in Counselling Psychology

Major theoretical traditions in Counselling Psychology and illustration of the links among theory, research and practices; perspectives on Counselling Psychology as a distinct field of specialization.

CNPS 677 | Theories of Vocational Development

Sociological and psychological aspects of career planning, theories of vocational development, vocational choice.

CNPS 669 | Research Approaches to Counselling Psychology

This course examines the assumptions and methods of major research paradigms, critically assesses a selection of current research, and then uses various approaches to construct research projects.

CNPS 632 | Advanced Assessment

Counselling psychology research and practice in adult personality assessment, including ethics of testing and use with special populations.

CNPS 599 | Master’s Thesis

Credits: 6 – 12

CNPS 598 | Field Experiences

For those on Master’s program.

CNPS 595 | Stress, Coping and Adaption

Theories, research, and applications of psychosocial stress and coping processes, with a particular focus on counselling issues and contexts.

CNPS 594 | Cross-Cultural Counselling

Critical analysis of cross-cultural counselling theory, research and practice.

CNPS 588 | Supervised Training in Counselling

Initial counselling experience under faculty supervision in department training centres.

CNPS 586 | Ethics in Counselling Psychology

Focus on ethical issues that arise in the professional settings where counselling psychology graduates seek employment, ranging from practice in schools, higher education and community settings to research and teaching.

CNPS 584 | Program Develoment and Professional Practice in Counselling

Designing, implementing and assessing counselling programs in schools, colleges, universities, and other counselling settings.

CNPS 580 | Problems in Education

Investigation and report of a problem.

CNPS 578 | Individual and Family Counselling Theories and Interventions

Major counselling theories, interventions for change and corresponding skill development.

CNPS 574 | Career Planning and Decision-Making Counselling

Theory, research, and practice of career planning and decision counselling.

CNPS 569 | Social Psychological Foundations in Applied Psychology

Same as EPSE 569. This course provides students in counseling psychology and school psychology with a foundational perspective on social psychological theory and research and its application to applied research and practice. Traditional content areas within social psychology such as the self, social cognition, attitudes and persuasion, group influence, prosocial behavior, aggression and conflict, and close relationships will be considered for their relevance to the practice domains of counseling and school psychology.

CNPS 568 | Applied Developmental Neuropsychology

Cross-listed with EPSE 568. Study of brain-behavior relationships across the lifespan with special emphasis on neurodevelopment. A review of recent concepts, problems, and methods in the field. Issues from neuroanatomy to higher mental processes and rehabilitation and its applications to individuals with neuropsychological dysfunctions.

CNPS 566 | Advanced Group Counselling

This course in group theories of counselling and psychotherapy will provide students with in depth knowledge of the major theories currently used in Group Counselling and Psychotherapy related research pertaining to efficacy development of leader competencies for practice.

CNPS 565 | Special Course in Subject Matter Field

Courses in various subject matter fields designed to bring teachers up to date in recent findings in each field.

CNPS 564 | Group Counselling:

Understanding, designing and knowledge of groups and how to conduct them for use in counselling and guidance services.

CNPS 551 | School-Based Consultation

(Same as EPSE 551). This course will provide students with the opportunity to engage in the critical investigation of major theoretical and applied issues relevant to consultation in school settings, and indirect psychological service delivery, particularly in school settings. Additionally, the course is designed to provide students with skills in consultation and the development and application of appropriate experimental designs for research in consultation and the evaluation of treatment effects in applied settings.

CNPS 545 | Family Counselling II

Main theoretical and therapeutic approaches of contemporary family counselling with emphasis on intervention and critical research issues in educational and other counselling settings.

CNPS 544 | Family Counselling I

Counselling approaches as applied to the family, in educational and other counselling settings.

CNPS 534 | Gender and Sex Role Issues in Counselling

Theory, research, and practice in the area of gender and sex role issues related to counselling.

CNPS 532 | Psychological Assessment in Counselling

The use of standardized measures of mental ability, achievement, aptitude, interest and personality.

CNPS 531 | Interview and the Non-Standardized Measures in Counselling

Theoretical assumptions in the use of non-standardized appraisal techniques.

CNPS 524 | Counselling Adults

Major issues and problems of adult development. Selection of appropriate counselling interventions for use in education and other counselling settings.

CNPS 523 | Counselling Theory and the Education of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students

The impact of hearing loss considered from a developmental and family systems perspective; counselling strategies.

CNPS 514 | Counselling Adolescents

Theory, research, and practice of counselling adolescents.

CNPS 508 | Review of Research in Educational Methods

Studies are made of recent research bearing on educational practice.

CNPS 504 | Elementary School Counselling

Theory and practice of elementary school counselling.

CNPS 433 | The Personal and Social Develoment of the Adult

Personal and social adjustment issues for professional counsellors; basic skills necessary for effective group counselling.

CNPS 427 | Guidance: Planning and Decision-making

The work of the beginning counsellor and guidance worker in assisting students with educational, vocational, and personal planning and decision-making.

CNPS 426 | The Role of the Teacher in Guidance

This course is designed to assist the teacher in understanding and using guidance techniques for day-to-day use in the classroom. The emphasis will be on techniques for working with people towards better self-understanding and better perspectives of alternatives.

CNPS 365 | Introduction to Theories of Counselling

An overview of selected theories of counselling.

CNPS 364 | Family Education and Consultation

Examination of current theories and practices in family education and consultation. [3-0]

CNPS 363 | Career Counselling

Critical survey of career counselling theory and practice. [3-0]

CNPS 362 | Basic Interviewing Skills

Development of basic interviewing skills for counselling and guidance. [3-3]

CNPS 312 | Career Education for Teachers

Introduction to career education practices and standards program content, and principles for the design of career education programs.

CNPS Information Session

CNPS Information Session

Interested in our Counselling Psychology program? Join us on Tuesday, September 24th at 4:30pm in Neville Scarfe building, room 2415 (4th floor). This info session will be chaired by Dr. Norm Amundson. All prospective students are welcome to attend!

Michael Dadson – Final PhD Defence (CNPS)

Title: The stories of our fathers: Men’s recovery from intergenerational wounds. Room 203, Graduate Student Centre Committee Members: Supervisor:  Dr. Marv Westwood (CNPS) Supervisory Committee:  Dr. Marla Buchanan (CNPS) & Dr. David Kuhl (Family Practice) University Examiners: Dr. Johne Oilffe (Nursing) & Dr. Marion Porath (ECPS) External Examiner:  Dr. William Randall (St. Thomas University) ABSTRACT: […]

Can we stop bullies? UBC Dialogues with Drs. Shelley Hymel and Lynn Miller

Join in Downtown Vancouver for an important and enlightening dialogue about bullying. Coast Coal Harbour Hotel (Coal Harbour Ballroom) 1180 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC – map Bullying has long been considered a part of growing up. In recent years, however, the problem of bullying seems to have escalated. But why? Increased family dysfunction? Lax […]

Sandra Wiens – Final PhD Defence (CNPS)

Title:  Stories of loss and change: six mothers’ experiences of parenting and adult child with a mental illness Room 200, Graduate Student Center Supervisor:  Dr. Judith Daniluk (CNPS) Supervisory Committee:  Dr. Carol Leggo (LLED) & Dr. Sandra Mathison (MERM) University Examiners:  Dr. David Kuhl (Family Practice) & Dr. Richard Young (CNPS) External Examiner:  Dr. Carol […]

‘Engaged Philosophical Inquiry’ Symposium #3

Location:  Neville Scarfe Library Block 278 ‘Engaged Philosophical Inquiry’ is a form of community based dialogue that makes not only children, but citizens of all ages, think together about existential questions like: “What is happiness?” “Who is a friend?” “What is freedom?” etc. The aim is to create meaning and deepen our experience together, as well […]

Dr. Marvin Westwood’s Achievements – Highlighted in 2012-2013 UBC Annual Report

Dr. Marvin Westwood’s Achievements – Highlighted in 2012-2013 UBC Annual Report

All great achievements are the product of commitment. Learn more about UBC’s nine commitments by visiting the university’s Place and Promise Plan.

Graduate Student 2013 Orientation & BBQ

For new students, the department has organized a Graduate Student Orientation to be held from 3:00 to 5:30 pm in the Scarfe Building. For new and returning students there is a BBQ at 5:30 pm on the west side of the Scarfe Office Block.  Everyone is encouraged to come out for some free food and […]

Laura Klubben – Final PhD Defence (CNPS)

Title:  “How do female street prostitutes transition out of the street sex trade? A narrative exploration of the process of exiting street sex work” Room 200, Graduate Student Centre Examining Committee Supervisor:  Dr. Marla Buchanan (CNPS) Supervisory Committee:  Dr. Judith Daniluk (CNPS) & Dr. Carl Leggo (LLED) University Examiners:  Dr. Norm Amundson (CNPS) & Dr. […]

Sarah Ruggier – Final MA Defence (CNPS)

Title:  Bullying and Anxiety: Social Emotional Programming and Episodes of Victimization Amongst Children in School Settings Scarfe, Room 308A Examining Committee: Dr. Lynn Miller, Research Supervisor Dr. Shelley Hymel, Committee Member Dr. Sterett Mercer, Committee Member   Abstract: This study investigated the relationship between a school-based anxiety prevention and intervention social emotional learning (SEL) program […]

Jason LaRochelle – Final MA Defence (CNPS)

Title: The Counselling Relationship: Effective and Ineffective Ways Of Working With Aboriginal Clients Scarfe Library Block, room 278 Examining Committee: Research supervisor:         Dr. Rod McCormick (CNPS) Committee member:          Dr. Norm Amundson (CNPS) Committee member:          Dr. Richard Vedan (Faculty of Social Work) Abstract: This study used the Critical Incident Technique (CIT) to explore what helps or […]

Hajera Rostam – Final PhD Defence (CNPS)

Title:  Substance use counsellors’ understanding and incorporation of ethno-cultural diversity factors:  An interpretive description. Room 203, Graduate Student Centre/Thea Koerner House Supervisor:  Dr. Beth Haverkamp (Counselling Psychology) Supervisory Committee:  Dr. Richard Young (CNPS) Supervisory Committee:  Dr. Victoria Smye (Nursing) External Examiner:  Dr. Anne Marshall (University of Victoria) ABSTRACT: The objective of this study was to […]

Connecting Self-Regulation to Learning in BC Schools

Connecting Self-Regulation to Learning in BC Schools

The Faculty of Education and the SRLCanada Consortium invite you to a day of dialogue with local and world-renowned experts:  Build awareness about SRL. Learn how SRL theory and research are being translated to policy and practice in BC’s schools. Dialogue with researchers and Ministry representatives. Find out more about presenters and schedule of events: […]

“Making Research Mutually Beneficial” – A keynote lecture by Shelley Hymel at Research Day

“Making Research Mutually Beneficial” – A keynote lecture by Shelley Hymel at Research Day

Make sure to catch ECPS Professor Shelley Hymel’s keynote opening lecture on May 30th for the Faculty of Education’s Research Day! Dr. Hymel’s lecture, “Making Research Mutually Beneficial: Community Collaborations that Make a Difference” will begin at 1 pm in the Sty-Wet-Tan Hall, First Nations House of Learning.  Be there early to check-in! Research Day […]

Investigating Our Practices 2013 – 16th Annual IOP Conference

Investigating Our Practices 2013 – 16th Annual IOP Conference

Neville Scarfe Building, 2125 Main Mall UBC Point Grey Campus Investigating Our Practices 2013, 16th Annual Conference is co-sponsored by the Faculty of Education and the BC Teachers’ Federation. Register today to participate and witness 70 interactive presentations by practicing teachers, graduate students, undergraduate students, and university educators from different educational contexts. Registration fee: $25 […]

Heart-Mind Conference 2013: Helping Children Thrive

Heart-Mind Conference 2013: Helping Children Thrive

UBC Point Grey Campus UBC Old Auditorium 6344 Memorial Road Vancouver, BC   V6T 1Z2 Heart – Mind 2013 Conference Explores the latest science and practice that shows how Mindfulness fosters the development of compassion, confidence and resilience in children, and helps them develop respectful and nurturing relationships. The conference plenaries, dialogues and workshops are […]

Counselling Psychology Information Session

Neville Scarfe Building – 2125 Main Mall 3rd Floor – Room #310 This information session will be chaired by Dr. Susan James (CNPS admissions chair).

Philosophical Community of Inquiry with Children Conference

Neville Scarfe Building, Rm. 310 Barbara Weber (ECPS, UBC) and Susan Gardner (Philosophy, Capilano University), together as the directors of the Vancouver Institute of Philosophy for Children (VIPC), are hosting a BC conference on the “philosophical community of inquiry with children” at UBC. Their goal is to create a British Columbia network/organization/hub of individuals and […]

Dawn Johnston – Final PhD Oral Defence (CNPS)

Title:  “Reconstructing the Self: How Women Diagnosed with Breast Cancer Re-Negotiate a Sense of Self” Room 203, Graduate Student Centre Supervisor:  Dr. Marla Buchanan (CNPS) Supervisory Committee:  Dr. Judith Daniluk (CNPS) and Dr. Bill Borgen (CNPS) University Examiners:  Dr. Carl Leggo (LLED) and Betty Calam (Family Practice, Faculty of Medicine) External Examiner:  Dr. Lynne Angus, […]

Trevor Olson – Final PhD Oral Defence (CNPS)

Title:  “Veteran’s Experience Following the Violent Death of a Close Comrade.” Leon’s Lounge, Graduate Student Centre, Point Grey Campus Supervisor:  Dr. Marv Westwood (CNPS) Supervisory Committee:  Dr. Judith Daniluk and Dr. Bill Borgen (CNPS) University Examiners:  Dr. Carl Leggo (LLED) and Dr. Dan Cox (CNPS) External Examiner:  Dr. Denise Larsen (University of Alberta) ABSTRACT: A […]

ECPS Headship Talk with Dr. William Borgen – March 21, 2013

Scarfe, Office Block Room #310 Attention all Faculty of Education Faculty and Staff Dr. William Borgen is being considered to extend his Headship within the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Special Education. On Thursday, March 21, 2013, Dr. Borgen gave a talk to members of the ECPS Department and Faculty of Education. You […]

Technology and Ethics in Counselling- Maureen McEvoy- Colloquium Part 1 (Video)

Where? Scarfe Building Room 310 Wednesday, 7 November, 2012 Interested in expanding your awareness around safe cyber counselling practices? This presentation will cover topics such as the use of email, texts, blogs and Skype with clients.Considerations will be discussed for the use of websites and social media marketing for marketing your practice. Please click here for […]

Technology and Ethics in Counselling- Maureen McEvoy- Colloquium Part 2 (video)

Where: Scarfe Building Room 310 Wednesday, 7 November, 2012 Interested in expanding your awareness around safe cyber counselling practices? This presentation will cover topics such as the use of email, texts, blogs and Skype with clients. Considerations will be discussed for the use of websites and social media marketing for marketing your practice. Please click here […]

Technology and Ethics in Counselling- Maureen McEvoy- Colloquium Part 1 (Video)

Where? Scarfe Building Room 310 Wednesday, 7 November, 2012 Interested in expanding your awareness around safe cyber counselling practices? This presentation will cover topics such as the use of email, texts, blogs and Skype with clients.Considerations will be discussed for the use of websites and social media marketing for marketing your practice. Please click here […]

Want to present your research in a fun and exciting location next summer? Hawaii? Quebec City?

Joint Counselling Psychology/School Psychology program APA/CPA CONFERENCE SUBMISSION INFORMATION SESSION!!! Are you considering attending or presenting at the 2013 APA or CPA annual convention? If so, please join us for an information session about the upcoming APA (July 31st to August 4th, 2013 in Hawaii) and CPA (June 13th to 15th, 2013 in Quebec city) […]

Counselling Psychology Information Session

An information session for anyone interested in pursuing a graduate degree in Counselling Psychology will be held in Scarfe Library Block, Room 278 on Thursday, September 27, 2012 from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm. Dr. Marvin Westwood will chair the meeting.

Career Development and Sense of Calling: The Emerging Research Evidence (Video)

Where:  Room 278, Scarfe Library Block In the past decade, the concept of being called to a purpose for one’s career or life has begun to receive increased attention within the career development and vocational psychology research literature. In this colloquium, Dr Domene provides an overview of emerging psychological models of sense of calling, discusses […]

Working with the Sacred: Spirituality in Counselling (video)

Where: Scarfe 310 CNPS Summer Scholar and Colloquium presents Bobbie Birdsall PhD, Chair of the Department of Counselor Education, Boise State University speaking about spirituality in counseling. Abstract: The integration of spirituality and religion into clinical work has generated tremendous interest as an area that is important to include when addressing diversity in clients. This […]

Understanding Suicide: Perspectives from Narrative and Action Approaches – Dr. Richard Young (video)

Powerpoint presentation Where: Scarfe Building, Room 310 This colloquium will help counsellors to understand and support a client who is suicidal. Specifically, Dr. Young will explore: How clients conceptualize suicide attempts and the suicidal experience The agency of the client Listening effectively Best practices around suicide assessment in a non-psychiatric setting (e.g. counselling setting) About […]

Storying Later Life: Narrative Gerontology Theory and Practice – Dr. Gary M. Kenyon (video)

A workshop led by an expert in metaphor and adult development and aging… and is listed in the Who’s Who in Canada and the United States! Dr. Kenyon will: Explore the contribution of the “Life as Story” metaphor for both theory and practice in the field of adult development and aging Consider select concepts of […]

Addictions 101 – Dr. Talino Bruno (video)

Where: Scarfe Building, Room 310 This colloquium brings the basic facts on addictions for both youth and adult populations. You’ll learn about: How addictions develop Risk factors Diagnosis Types of drugs and their short / long term effects Treatment options We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Bruno, a graduate of UBC’s HDLC Ph.D. Program […]

Egalitarian Marriage – Dr. Claire Rabin (video)

Where: Scarfe Building, Room 310 When: Wednesday, October 12, 12:30-1:30 p.m. OR 2:30-3:30 p.m. The Community Engagement Colloquium Series What is egalitarian marriage and how does this knowledge help in treating couples? Dr. Rabin will present her latest research on differences and similarities in the construction of equality for North American, English, Jewish Israeli, and […]