The Institute for Human Development and Well-Being held the Creating University-Community Partnerships, Youth Mental Health: Building Resilience Interactive Conference on Tuesday, November 22, 2012. The conference was co-hosted by the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology's Dr. Nancy Health, James McGill Professor, and Dr. Elana Bloom, Coordinator, Centre of Excellence for Mental Health, Lester B. Pearson School Board.
The Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology's Dr. Victoria Talwar, Canada Research Chair, was recently featured in USA Today for her research on children's lie-telling. Dr. Talwar's research focuses on the development of children’s understanding of the concepts of truth and lies and their actual truth-telling and lie-telling behaviour.
Congratulations to the following Professors in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology for their many years of continued service to the university. A big thanks goes out to them all for their continued efforts and committment over the years!
Drs. Jacob Burack (Professor), Susanne Lajoie (Canada Research Chair) and Alenoush Saroyan (Professor) - 20 years of service
Dr. Alain Breuleux (Associate Professor) - 25 years of service
Congratulations Dept. of Educational & Counselling Psychology faculty member Dr. Nathan Smith, Chair-Elect of the Fellows committee of the American Psychological Association.
Congratulations to Dept. of Educational & Counselling Psychology faculty member Dr. Martin Drapeau, Chair-Elect on the Executive Committee of the Clinical Section of the Canadian Psychological Association.
Early this year Dr. Heath launched the website, Self-Injury and Outreach Support(SiOS), which was the first international online outreach initiative to provide help and information on self-injury. Congratulations!