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February 14, 2023
PSCTC Reading Break Hours 2023

University is closed on Monday, February 20, 2023, for Family Day. Winter Session Term 2 midterm break begins from February 20 to 24 inclusive. PSCTC Reading Break Hours: Monday, February 20 – CLOSED (Family Day) Tuesday, February 21 – 9am-4pm Wednesday, February 22 – 9am-4pm Thursday, February 23 – 9am-4pm Friday, February 24 – 9am-4pm Saturday, […]
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February 13, 2023
Dr. Anusha Kassan receives Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee Medal

The Immigrant Education Society (TIES) honoured Dr. Anusha Kassan with Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee Medal (Alberta) at a ceremony in Calgary on January 24, 2023 for her outstanding service in education. See the full announcement by the Faculty of Education HERE
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February 9, 2023
ECPS Graduate Student Symposium 2023

Submit a proposal: Building Community Through Conversation Symposium Date: Wednesday, March 22, 2023, from 1:00-4:00 p.m. Deadline for Submissions: Friday, February 17, 2023 Location: In-person in Scarfe Building (rooms TBA) – UBC Vancouver Campus This spring we’re excited to hold the 3rd ECPS Graduate Student Symposium! The symposium provides ECPS graduate students and faculty with the opportunity to […]
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February 7, 2023
February is Psychology Month

Psychology Month Psychology is rooted in science that seeks to understand our thoughts, feelings and actions. It is a broad field – some psychology professionals develop and test theories through research while others work to help individuals, organizations, and communities function better. Still others are both researchers and practitioners. Psychology Month is celebrated every February […]
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January 26, 2023
Summer Course – EPSE 588 (3) Indigenous Pathways Through Social and Emotional Learning

EPSE 588 (3) Indigenous Pathways Through Social and Emotional Learning (Online Hybrid of asynchronous and synchronous) Summer 2B, July 4 – 31, 2023 Tuesday and Thursday from 10:30am – 1:00pm Dr. Johanna Sam, e-mail We express our deep gratitude to the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam) people for us, at UBC Vancouver campus, to engage digitally on […]
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January 19, 2023
Summer Course – EPSE 511: Critical Perspectives on Learning Technologies and Digital Contexts

EPSE 511: Critical Perspectives on Learning Technologies and Digital Contexts (In-person) Summer 1, May 15 – June 22, 2023 Tuesday and Thursday from 4:30-7:30pm Dr. Surita Jhangiani, e-mail EPSE 511 Critical Perspectives on Learning Technologies and Digital Contexts will critically examine teaching and learning through technological tools and the digital contexts they create. Learners […]
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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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