News & Stories

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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May 9, 2022
ECPS Faculty ranked as Top Psychology Scientists in Canada by

ECPS has five faculty members ranked in the 2022 Edition of Ranking of Top Psychology Scientists in Canada. The top scientists ranking is a reliable list of leading scientists in the area of Psychology, based on a meticulous examination of 166,880 scientists on Google Scholar and Microsoft Academic Graph. For the discipline of Psychology, […]
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April 28, 2022
PSCTC Office Summer Hours

Office Hours Reduced hours (April 11 – May 14) Mon – Fri  10:00am – 4:00pm (May 2-13) Sat  11:00am – 4:00pm (May 7 & 14) Sun  CLOSED May 16 – July 16 Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri  10:00am – 4:00pm Wed  10:00am – 7:00pm Sat  11:00am – 4:00pm Sun  CLOSED July 18 – September 2 Mon to […]
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April 12, 2022
Congratulations to Graduate Teaching Assistant Award recipients

2022 Faculty of Education Graduate Teaching Assistant Award Recipients Congratulations to Daniel Bagnall Daniel Bagnall is a Master of Arts student in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Special Education. Daniel consistently models support for equity and diversity in the classroom and encourages students through constructive feedback. LEARN MORE
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April 6, 2022
Dr. Jennifer Vadeboncoeur receives Advancing Community Engaged Learning Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Jennifer Vadeboncoeur Congratulations to Dr. Jennifer Vadeboncoeur, who has been awarded an Advancing Community Engaged Learning Grant for the project Mapping Attachment to Place Through Walking Methodology. The project will support students in the Human Development, Learning, and Culture program course Advanced Seminar: Adolescence Through Emerging Adulthood to learn from and with youth through the Chilliwack Youth […]
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March 29, 2022
Dr. Robinder Bedi receives Killam Research Fellowship

Congratulations to Dr. Robinder Bedi Congratulations to Dr. Robinder Bedi and Dr. Jason Ellis, who are among the ten UBC recipients of 2021-22 Killam Research Fellowships. The Killam Research Fellowships celebrate scholarly achievements and research excellence of faculty from across UBC. Dr. Bedi, an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education, runs a Counselling/Psychotherapy Research, Teaching, and Service […]
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March 15, 2022
UBC Library’s Online Course Reserve System

Are you planning to place material on course reserve for your summer session 2022 classes?  CHECK OUT LOCR – UBC LIBRARY’S ONLINE COURSE RESERVE SYSTEM LOCR offers you: Create a single list with all your course materials for your students Easily add books, media resources, articles, and web links Request PDFs of print materials or […]
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March 11, 2022
Unsung Hero – Dr. Johanna Sam

Santa J. Ono, President and Vice-Chancellor of UBC thanked Dr. Johanna Sam for her work on cyberbullying in his recent community update letter: UBC strives to realize this vision by establishing employment and educational practices that respect the dignity of individuals and make it possible for everyone to live, work and study in a positive […]
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February 1, 2022
February is 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 to highlight […]
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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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