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January 13, 2022
Congratulations to Dr. Johanna Sam

Congratulations to Dr. Johanna Sam, recipient of a SSHRC Insight Development Grant Dr. Johanna Sam, Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Education’s Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology, and Special Education, was awarded a SSHRC Insight Development Grant for her project “A Two-Eyed Seeing Approach: How Do Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Youth Cope with Cyber-Aggression?” Co-Investigators […]
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January 11, 2022
Welcome Leticia Tsui

We are pleased and excited to welcome Leticia Tsui Leticia Tsui is joining us as Admin and HR Support from the Vancouver Film School, and has almost a decade of admin experience. When we all return to campus, please pop in and say hi to her at Room 2524. In the interim, if you want […]
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January 5, 2022
Welcome Dr. Joshua Madsen

We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Joshua Madsen to ECPS. Dr. Madsen joins us from the University of Calgary, where he was a tenured Senior Instructor and Director of the Psychology Clinic. Dr. Madsen teaches underlying theory, and principles of psychological intervention in formal classroom settings. Dr. Madsen’s commitment to promoting equity, diversity, and inclusion […]
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December 23, 2021
Planning for 2021-22 Winter Session, Term 2

January 14, 2022 Following UBC’s announcement of an extension of the online learning period to February 6 for most programs, leadership in the Faculty of Education conferred to determine the appropriate direction for the Bachelor of Education program. After consultation with students and colleagues in the Faculty of Education, and remaining mindful of the health […]
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November 24, 2021
Congratulations to Tonje Molyneux

Congratulations to Tonje Molyneux, recipient of a 2021-22 Killam Doctoral Scholarship Tonje Molyneux received a 2021-2022 Killam Doctoral Scholarship, the most prestigious award available to UBC graduate students. Learn more at about Tonje and her award at Faculty of Education’s news.
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November 23, 2021
Congratulations to Fall 2021 Graduating ECPS Students

Dear ECPS Graduates (see below for a list of graduates), It is with tremendous pleasure and enthusiasm that we are sending this message in recognition of your accomplishment today. We also recognize that this is simply a step in a much larger journey, and we want to joyfully wish you all the best as you […]
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November 8, 2021
National School Psychology Week 2021

WHAT DO SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS DO? School psychologists provide direct support and interventions to students; consult with teachers, families, and other school-employed mental health professionals (i.e., school counselors, school social workers) to improve support strategies; work with school administrators to improve school-wide practices and policies; and collaborate with community providers to coordinate needed services.   Flyer […]
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October 21, 2021
Congratulations to Dr. Ishu Ishiyama

QUARTER CENTURY CLUB – NEW TEMPUS FUGIT HONOREE 2021 Congratulations to Dr. Ishu Ishiyama for becoming the 35-year member of UBC’s Quarter Century Club for his service to the university. Dr. Ishu Ishiyama has been teaching counselling psychology and researching in the areas of multicultural and cross-cultural counselling, counsellor education, Anti-discrimination Response Training (A.R.T.) and […]
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October 20, 2021
Congratulations to Dr. Anita Hubley

Professor Anita Hubley is part of a UBC team recently awarded $10,000 from UBC’s Health After 2020 initiative to organize a community dialogue session in 2022 and publish a discussion paper on the topic of equity-oriented approaches to sparing opioid prescriptions for opioid naive patients in primary care. Learn more about Dr. Anita Hubley and […]
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October 6, 2021
Dr. Bruno Zumbo gave plenary addresses at CMEEP and ISOQOL

Dr. Bruno Zumbo was invited to give plenary addresses at these prestigious conferences, where several hundred attendees from around the world were able to learn about his recent innovations and theoretical developments: 7th International Congress on Measurement and Evaluation in Education and Psychology (CMEEP-2021), Ankara, Turkey A Novel Method To Investigate Concordance Of Test Scores […]
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October 4, 2021
October is National Bullying Prevention Month

Throughout the month of October, we will share and feature work by the ECPS faculty and grad students around the topic of bullying and cyberbullying! Here are some great practical tips and strategies to use at home and in the classroom for teachers, parents, classroom activities, kids and teens from the PREVNet (Promoting Relationships and […]
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September 21, 2021
Supporting Early Social & Communication Development through Parent Coaching

Watch it HERE Filmed April 2021 – edited into four parts; total 205 minutes Download the presentation handout (pdf) View project  overview infographic (pdf) This presentation provides information about lessons learned from the Parent And Child Early Coaching project (PACE), conducted in collaboration with child development centres and Indigenous agencies in 16 BC communities from 2018-2020. Included are […]
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September 14, 2021
2021-2022 ECPS Graduate Student Support

Welcome to a new school year! To learn more about your Graduate advisor, Research Methodology GAA and Program Area Peer Advisors, please visit our Grad Student Support page.  
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September 1, 2021
Welcome Dr. Carly Christensen

We are pleased and excited to welcome Dr. Carly Christensen Dr. Christensen recently completed her Ph.D. at the Faculty of Education at the University of Cambridge. She has extensive secondary school teaching experience within unique educational settings in the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States. These settings include urban secondary schools, a rural middle […]
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