News & Stories

December 5, 2013
Linda Siegel on Dyslexia’s Deadly Toll

Dyslexia can lead to negative behaviours if it is not properly identified and treated, says Dr. Linda Siegel.
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December 2, 2013
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 […]
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November 29, 2013
ECPS on Social Media

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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
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September 16, 2013
Dr. Lynn Miller on Fairchild TV – September 16, 2013

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September 10, 2013
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.
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September 8, 2013
Dr. Vadeboncoeur’s latest Vancouver Sun article: “Throw away the checklist: Do what’s right for your child”

Professor Jennifer A. Vadeboncoeur’s most recent article in the Vancouver Sun (September 8, 2013) encourages parents to become more involved with their children because more envolvement enables unique learning experiences for children. All parents are situated to create learning opportunities that will equip children for many of the joyous and challenging times ahead. Learn more […]
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August 28, 2013
You’re not a helicopter parent just because you care

Check out Dr. Jennifer A. Vadeboncoeur’s latest Globe and Mail article, “You’re not a helicopter parent just because you care” – published August 28, 2013. Helicopter parents are usually more educated than their less involved counterparts.
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August 14, 2013
Georgia Straight story covers Dr. Lynn Miller on childhood anxiety

Professor of Counselling Psychology, Dr. Lynn Miller recently spoke to the Georgia Straight about childhood anxieties – just in time for back-to-school season! Read the full article that was published on August 14, 2013. Want to learn more about childhood anxiety?  Watch this informational video by Dr. Miller.
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May 13, 2013
ECPS Scholarship Form

Continuing students can download the application form for the 2013/2014 ECPS Scholarship here. All MA and PhD students, who are in good academic standing (e.g., first class standing), and who have less than $10000 in funding for the 2013/2014 school year are eligible to apply for this scholarship. All applications are due Monday, May 13, […]
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May 3, 2013
BC Conference on Promoting “Engaged Philosophical Inquiry” (UBC, May 3, 2013)

The co-directors of the Vancouver Institute for Philosophy for Children (VIPC), Dr. Barbara Weber (UBC) and Dr. Susan Gardner (Capilano University), organized a BC conference on Engaged Philosophical Inquiry, which was attended by 25 people. More than half of the attendees were faculty members from BC universities and colleges, including UBC, SFU, Capilano, UFV, Alexander […]
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March 14, 2013
Wyman Lecture and Killam Conversation 2013: Rethinking Relationships Between Teaching, Learning and Art

Dr. Rita L. Irwin, Professor of Art Education and Dr. Donal O’Donoghue, Associate Professor of Art Education focus on an artist residency at UBC that brought together artists, pedagogues and researchers to explore and invent relations between art, learning and teaching, and consider the learning encounters made possible in and through the processes and products […]
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January 11, 2013
Tim Laidler is due to be presented with the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal

Tim Laidler is due to be presented with the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition for his development and expansion of the Veterans Transition Program nationally. Tim will be presented with the award by BC Minister of Heritage James Moore. The ceremony will be held at The Vancouver Club on the 22 January 2013.  For […]
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December 14, 2012
Technology and Ethics in Counselling Colloquium Video Available

Videos of Maureen McEvoy’s colloquium on the use of technology and cyber safe counselling practices is available for those who were unable to attend the event. Please click here for this video and for access to the CNPS video library.
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