News & Stories

September 13, 2022
Congratulations to Dr. Anita Hubley

Dr. Anita Hubley is elected as Treasurer and one of the four Directors of the International Test Commission (ITC) for 2022 to 2024 The ITC is a non-profit global organization whose membership consists of test companies (Educational Testing Service), national psychological associations (e.g., American Psychological Association), organizations (e.g., National Board of Medical Examiners), and individuals […]
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Congratulations to Dr. Nancy Perry for 25 years of service

Quarter Century Club New Member 2022 Congratulations to Dr. Nancy Perry for becoming the 25-year member of UBC’s Quarter Century Club for her service to the university Dr. Nancy Perry has been teaching Human Development, Learning, and Culture, Special Education (HDLC) at the ECPS Department. Her Scholarly interests are Metacognition, motivation, and self-regulated learning in […]
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Congratulations to Drs. Joshua Madsen and Lianne Tomfohr-Madsen

Congratulations to Drs. Joshua Madsen and Lianne Tomfohr-Madsen for receiving: SSHRC IDG (Co-I) – The SWell program: Striving for wellness in fatherhood Congratulations to Dr. Lianne Tomfohr-Madsen for receiving: CIHR Grant (Co-I) – Prenatal exposure to maternal SARS-CoV-2 infection and early childhood development
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September 9, 2022
Congratulations to Karen Yan

UBC presents the President’s Service Awards for Excellence and other staff awards annually, to recognize staff members who demonstrate outstanding achievement and excellence within the UBC community. Congratulation to Karen Yan, our Graduate Program Support for receiving the 2022 Presidents Staff Award! Learn more about the award and other 2022 recipients here.
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September 8, 2022
PSCTC Fall & Winter Hours

September 6 – 16 Mon/Tue/Fri 9:00am – 5:00pm Wed/Thurs 9:00am – 9:00pm Sat/Sun CLOSED September 19 – December 9 Mon/Tue/Fri 9:00am – 6:00pm Wed/Thurs 9:00am – 9:00pm Sat 9:00am – 4:00pm Sun CLOSED Office will be closed on: Monday, September 5 Friday, September 30 Monday, October 10 Friday, November 11
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September 6, 2022
ECPS Graduate Student Support 2022-2023

Welcome to a new school year! To learn more about your Graduate advisors, Research Methodology GAA, and Program Area Peer Advisors, please visit Grad Student Support page.
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August 15, 2022
Congrats to Mehmet Hilmi SAĞLAM and Hani Yavari for receiving the APCG Awards

Congratulations to the following Ph.D. students from Dr. Owen Lo’s UBC Gifted and Talented Education [GATE] Lab for receiving the 2022 Asia-Pacific Conference on Giftedness Awards: • Mr. Mehmet Hilmi SAĞLAM (Ph.D. Student) received a Best Paper Presentation Award Presentation title: Explanatory Factors Predicting Reading Success of Academically Gifted Students Through the Perspective of Ecological […]
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July 26, 2022
Dr. Anusha Kassan elected as a Fellow of the CPA

Congratulations to Dr. Anusha Kassan Congratulations to Dr. Anusha Kassan who was elected as a Fellow of the Canadian Psychological Association at the CPA 2022 Award Ceremony in Calgary, Alberta.   Fellows shall be Members of the Association, living or deceased, who have made a distinguished contribution to the advancement of the science or profession of […]
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July 4, 2022
Welcome Drs. Simon Lisaingo and Laura Klubben

We are thrilled to welcome Drs. Simon Lisaingo and Laura Klubben as Lecturers at ECPS. Dr. Simon Lisaingo – SACP Lecturer Dr. Lisaingo completed his Ph.D. in School and Applied Child Psychology Program at the University of British Columbia. His doctoral dissertation examined the development, implementation, and evaluation of a home-school consultive intervention for students […]
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July 1, 2022
Promotion of Drs. Cannon and Zebehazy

We are delighted to announce the promotion of the following two ECPS faculty members effective July 1st, 2022. To know more about the profile of these faculty members, please click on their names. Dr. Joanna Cannon, promoted to Professor Dr. Kim Zebehazy, promoted to Professor
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June 20, 2022
Congratulations to Dr. Serge Lacroix on his upcoming retirement

Congratulations to Dr. Serge Lacroix 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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June 1, 2022
Welcome Dr. Kenneth Miller

We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Kenneth Miller to ECPS. Dr. Kenneth Miller is appointed the Edith Lando Professor in Counselling for Refugee and Immigrant Youth and Families. The appointment will commence on June 1, 2022 for a five-year term. Throughout his career, Dr. Miller has taken a unique approach to academia, centering his research, […]
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May 26, 2022
Congratulations to Spring 2022 Graduating ECPS Students

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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Meet ECPS Spring 2022 PhD Graduates

Congratulation to the following six ECPS PhD graduates: Simon Lisaingo – SACP Simon Lisaingo completed his doctorate in the School and Applied Child Psychology Program at the University of British Columbia. He was previously a classroom teacher in Vancouver, Ottawa, and the Yukon. When not working, he can be found on the soccer field or in the wilderness. He […]
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May 25, 2022
Six Questions with Dr. Thomas Schanding

Dr. Thomas Schanding is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education and Area Coordinator for the School and Applied Child Psychology (SACP) Program, which prepares graduate students to become practicing psychologists. Dr. Schanding’s research program focuses on the social-emotional, mental and behavioural health of students, as well as the social experiences and school functioning of 2SLGBTQIA+ […]
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