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Feb 09, 2023
ECPS Graduate Student Symposium 2023

Submit a proposal: https://forms.gle/uZqucdJka5ah8Ee78 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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Feb 07, 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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Jan 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 johanna.sam@ubc.ca We express our deep gratitude to the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam) people for us, at UBC Vancouver campus, to engage digitally on […]
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Jan 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 surita.jhangiani@ubc.ca 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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Jan 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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Dec 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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Dec 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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Nov 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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Nov 07, 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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Oct 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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Oct 04, 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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Sep 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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Sep 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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