News & Stories

January 12, 2023
Congratulations to the 2022 Graduate Student Endowed Awards winners

The Office of the Associate Dean, Academic, Graduate and Innovation has announced the graduate student award winners of the 2022 Graduate Student Endowed Awards competition. Congratulations to the following ECPS students that received the award: Dean of Education Scholarship Alexis Webster (ECPS) Johanna Mickelson (ECPS) Katharine McCloskey (ECPS) Makayla Freeman (ECPS) Martin Dammert Freundt Thurne […]
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Congrats to Dr. Anusha Kassan on receiving a UBC 2022 Partnership Recognition and Exploration Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Anusha Kassan on receiving a UBC 2022 PRE Grant to support community-university collaboration and relationship building Community-Based Mentoring and Tutoring Initiative for Newcomer Learners with Interrupted Schooling  Community Partner: Jennifer Reddy, EdMeCo (Education, Mentorship & Connection) UBC Partner | Faculty: Anusha Kassan, Education, UBC Vancouver The Office of Community Engagement awards over $70,000 to […]
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January 11, 2023
The Mental Health of Children Impacted by Armed Conflict: Supporting Parenting & Wellbeing

The Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health (ACAMH) invited Dr. Kenneth E. Miller on their podcast to talk about refugee mental health and the mental health of children impacted by armed conflict.
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January 10, 2023
PSCTC Winter II Hours

Winter II Hours: Starting January 9, 2023 Monday – 9:00am-6:00 pm Tuesday – 9:00am–6:00pm Wednesday – 9:00am–9:00pm Thursday – 9:00am–9:00pm Friday – 9:00am–6:00pm Saturday – 9:00am–2:00pm Sunday – CLOSED We will be closed on: Monday, January 2 Monday, February 20 Friday, April 7 Saturday, April 8 Monday, April 10 *Winter II Reading Break Hours TBA PLEASE NOTE: hours […]
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December 15, 2022
Congrats to Dr. Janet Jamieson Dr. Kimberly Schonert-Reichl on their upcoming retirement

Drs. Janet Jamieson and Kimberly Schonert-Reichl will be retiring end of December 2022. On behalf of the ECPS, we want to thank them for all their contributions and services to the department! Best wishes on this new chapter, and happy retirement!
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December 13, 2022
PSCTC Winter Break Hours

PSCTC Winter Break Hours from December 12th, 2022 to January 6th, 2023. Please note hours are subject to change without notice, so check the PSCTC contact us page for the most updated hours.
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November 23, 2022
Congratulations to Fall 2022 ECPS Graduates

Dear ECPS Graduates (see below for a list of graduates), Twice every year, we get to pause and acknowledge the tremendous accomplishment that is graduation. Every time, it is with renewed pleasure and enthusiasm that we get to express our recognition for the exceptional effort all of you have put in to reach this special […]
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November 7, 2022
National School Psychology Week 2022

Message from National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) During the week of November 7-11, 2022, schools and graduate programs throughout North America will celebrate National School Psychology Week (NSPW) to highlight the important work school psychologists do to help students thrive. This year’s theme, “Together We Shine” is derived from how we see hope after […]
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October 18, 2022
Welcome Dr. Lucy Gofton

We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Lucy Gofton as the Director of Psychological Services and Counselling Training Centre Dr. Lucy Gofton is a Registered Psychologist with the British Columbia College of Psychologists. She completed her doctoral degree in Counselling Psychology at the University of British Columbia in 2014. She also has connections to the university […]
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October 4, 2022
Welcome Dr. Suna Eryigit-Madzwamuse

We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Suna Eryigit-Madzwamuse as an Associate Professor (under review) at ECPS Dr. Eryigit-Madzwamuse Miller is joining ECPS and the HDLC Area from the University of Brighton, where she was a faculty member in the School of Sport and Health Sciences. She served as the Deputy Director of the Centre for […]
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September 28, 2022
UBC Forward Happens Here Series: Dr. Johanna Sam

Dr. Johanna Sam’s team at UBC is listening to the experiences of diverse youth to help them develop coping strategies for cyberbullying While young people may not use the term “cyberbullying”, they sure know when somebody is mean to them online. That can take different forms, from having an unwanted photo of them shared on […]
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September 22, 2022
Final Thesis Defence: Harris Wong, MA in SACP

Final Thesis Defence: Harris Wong, MA in SACP Wednesday October 5th, 2022 10 am on Zoom (If you want to attend contact Laurie Ford and she will forward the link) Supervisory Committee: Laurie Ford, Ph.D. (Supervisor) Anusha Kassan, Ph.D. (Committee Member) Owen Lo, Ph.D. (Arm’s Length Reviewer) Title: Chinese Canadian Youth and Their Experiences with […]
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September 21, 2022
Student Spotlight: Natacha Monestel Mora

Natacha Monestel Mora: UBC Sustainability Scholar Natacha Monestel Mora, MA, doctoral candidate in HDLC, was recently named a Sustainability Scholar by the University of British Columbia. The Sustainability Scholars program matches UBC graduate students with on- and off-campus sustainability partners to work on applied research projects that advance sustainability across the region. Natacha led a […]
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September 15, 2022
Congratulations to Dr. William McKee on his upcoming retirement

On behalf of the ECPS, thank you for all your contributions and service to the department. Best wishes on this new chapter, and happy retirement!
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In Memoriam: Dr. Vaughan Marshall

We remember a long-time sessional and colleague Vaughan Marshall who passed away recently. On September 22nd, 2022, UBC will lower its flag in recognition of Vaughan, who was actively teaching when she passed away. Vaughan made excellent and sustained contributions to the counselling psychology program at UBC. She was a central instructor and administrative leader in […]
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