Past Events

Optimizing School Integration Among Newcomer Families: A Summit of French and English Boards of Education
Event Date: 2021/09/24

Date: September 24th, 9am-5pm MST Event Flyer (English) Event Flyer (French) Dr. Anusha Kassan (ECPS Associate Professor) and Dr. Rahat Zaidi are excited to host a summit dedicated to the educational needs and experiences of newcomer students. This event will help promote scholarly discourses on the school integration of newcomer families and yield innovative models […]
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ECPS Student Orientation 2021-2022
Event Date: 2021/09/10

Agenda: Introduction of Department Administrators, Staff, and Graduate Academic Assistants Find out how to effectively navigate your graduate school experiences, including an introduction to: How to navigate student-supervisor interactions Who to go to when you have a problem or want consultation or support on your work Ideas for immersing yourself in the department culture(s) and […]
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Summer Institute: Finding our Rhythms – Rhythmic Cognitive Restructuring
Event Date: 2021/06/08

Rhythmic Cognitive Restructuring Dates: June 8, 15 & 22, 2021 Time: 2-5pm PDT Format: Online through Zoom In cultures from ancient to modern times, people have created and played drums to reflect and connect with the rhythms of our lives and the heartbeat of Mother Earth; to communicate meaningful messages and music. Canada’s First Nations and most every […]
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Managing Classroom Culture and Community in Online Learning
Event Date: 2021/05/20

Managing Classroom Culture and Community in Online Learning May 20 | 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Panelists: Dr. Nancy Perry, Professor, ECPS Justine Johal, Vice Principal, Hyland Elementary in the Surrey School District (UBC alumni and Masters student) Moderator: Helen DeWaard, Learning Designer, ETS Join us for our third event in the Viewpoints discussion series. Classroom management […]
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Graduate Workshop Series: How to Thrive as a Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA)
Event Date: 2021/05/13

A series of workshops will be offered by the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology and Special Education (ECPS) which will focus on providing those considering to become a GTA in the future, as well as new and returning GTAs, with tips on how to navigate teaching assistantships. Please see the list of workshops for […]
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Academic Integrity in the Online Classroom: Traditional Practices and New Challenges
Event Date: 2021/04/21

Wednesday, April 21 | 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Panelists: Dr. Shawna Faber, Associate Professor of Teaching, ECPS Louai Rahal, PhD Student Moderator: Meghan McMillen, Learning Designer, ETS Join us for our second event in the Viewpoints discussion series. This series of events allows faculty, students, and other attendees to join members of ETS in exploring a […]
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CNPS Research Colloquium: Two Methods for Operationalizing Therapist Interpersonal Flexibility
Event Date: 2021/04/01

Two Methods for Operationalizing Therapist Interpersonal Flexibility Date: Thursday April 1st, 2021 11:30-1 PST Speaker: Dr. Dennis M. Kivlighan Professor University of Maryland, College Park; Editor Journal of Counseling Psychology Abstract: “The disturbed person consistently broadcasts a rigid and extreme self-presentation and simultaneously pulls for a rigid and constricted relationship from others” including the therapist […]
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RECIPROCAL IMPACT: Therapeutic Interplay in Cultural Indigenous Perspective
Event Date: 2021/03/11

Speakers: Perry Shirley (Dine’/Navajo), Kenneth Shirley (CEO), Ty Lodgepole and Jorge Gonzales, Indigenous Enterprise Date: Thursday, March 11th, 5:00-6:30 pm in the series | Online presentation via Zoom Sponsors: CNPS Social Justice committee, the Educational and Counselling Psychology and Special Education Department (ECPS) of the UBC Faculty of Education, and Green College Indigenous Enterprise will […]
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CNPS Research Colloquium: Peer Influence on Ethnic-Racial Identity Development: A Multi-Site Investigation
Event Date: 2021/03/04

Peer Influence on Ethnic-Racial Identity Development: A Multi-Site Investigation Date: Thursday March 4th, 2021 11:30-1 PST Speaker: Dr. Carlos Santos Associate Professor at the University of California, Los Angeles Abstract: The peer context features prominently in theory, and increasingly in empirical research, about ethnic-racial identity (ERI) development, but no studies have assessed peer influence on […]
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CNPS Research Colloquium: Addressing Oppression-Based Stress in Psychotherapy with Trans and Nonbinary Clients
Event Date: 2021/02/04

Addressing Oppression-Based Stress in Psychotherapy with Trans and Nonbinary Clients Date: Thursday February 4, 2021 11:30-1 PST Speaker: Dr. Stephanie Budge Assistant Professor with the Department of Counseling Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Abstract: This presentation will focus on psychotherapy research with trans and nonbinary clients. First, current and historical factors affecting trans and […]
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