Retired Associate Professor of Teaching
University of British Columbia
Dr. Serge Lacroix is an Associate Professor of Teaching in the School and Applied Child Psychology program. He is currently Graduate Advisor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology and, Special Education (ECPS) in the Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia.
As a Registered Psychologist, Dr. Lacroix has been supervising the practicum in school psychology for the last ten years while also teaching numerous graduate courses in the program. Originally trained as a Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Lacroix has worked with various clienteles in Quebec, Ontario and British Columbia, both in school systems and in private practice, as much in French as in English. After completing a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology at Laval University, he worked in a research setting before transitioning to a school psychology position. He completed his doctoral degree at the University of British Columbia. Over the last 25 years, he has worked as a Psychologist, managed a test development project and has done test revision and test translation. He has revised or translated several widely distributed measures of intelligence, academic achievement, depression, anxiety, attention and hyperactivity.
Dr. Lacroix is the author of the Échelle francophone d’appréciation du rendement-EFAR, an academic achievement test for students in a linguistic minority setting. Dr. Lacroix has presented at numerous national and international conferences on the topic of bilingual assessment of cognitive abilities as well as on multilingual and multicultural issues as it pertains to assessment. He maintains a private practice where he specializes in bilingual psychoeducational assessments and language of learning/testing issues.
Achievement Test Development, Adolescence, Adult Learning, Alternative Schooling and Pedagogies, Anxiety Disorders Prevention and Early Intervention, Applied Measurement and Psychometrics (test development & validation), Arithmetic, Assessment, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Bilingual assessment of intelligence, Bilingualism and Second Language Learners, Clinical Supervision, Developmental Disabilities, Dyslexia, Ethical and Legal Issues in School Psychology, Ethics and Professional Issues, Gifted Education, Giftedness, Instructional Strategies, Integrated Service Delivery, Language Issues in Test Development and Test Administration, Learning Disabilities, Mental Health (depression), Multiculturalism, Reading, Supervision
Cognitive and Existential-Dynamic
EPSE 550 Professional, Ethical and Legal Issues in School Psychology
EPSE 561A Practicum
EPSE 561B Practicum
EPSE 561F Practicum
EPSE 589 Master’s Internship
EPSE 688 Doctorate Practicum
EPSE 507 Child and Adolescent Psychopathology
EPSE 534 Academic Assessment
EPSE 421 Assessment of Learning Difficulties
EPSE 506 Psychopathology across the Lifespan
EPSE 535 Social and Emotional Assessment