Dept. of Educational and Counselling Psychology

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Ada Sinacore, of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, is the 2015 recipient of the CPA Counselling Psychology Section Distinguished Member Award. This award was officially bestowed at the recent annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association.

This award recognizes individuals who have made exceptional contributions to the field of counselling psychology.

Classified as: ECP, award, cpa, ccpa, ada sinacore
Published on: 9 Jun 2015

On May 29th, close to 450 Faculty of Education students walked across the stage to receive their degree at the convocation ceremony held on McGill’s main campus. The Hon. Michael A. Meighen, Chancellor of McGill, opened the ceremonial proceedings with the colourful customary procession led by piper Jeff McCarthy.  The convocation tent was filled to capacity with proud family members cheering on the graduates as they were ‘capped’ by Principal, Suzanne Fortier, before receiving their academic degree.

Classified as: alumni
Published on: 3 Jun 2015

The Faculty of Education would like to congratulate the following Researchers on their successful applications to FRQSC's Établissement de nouveaux professeurs-chercheurs (Start-up Program for New Research Professors):

Classified as: Research
Published on: 15 May 2015

At the recent Faculty Council meeting Maya Kucij, Liaison Librarian at the Faculty of Education, discussed changes to the Tri-Agency Open Access Policy.

The following resources can provide you with further information and clarification regarding the new policy:

Through the McGill Library Services website:

Classified as: Research
Published on: 12 May 2015

ECP's Professor Armando Bertone has been appointed a William Dawson Scholar!  The William Dawson Scholar award recognizes a scholar developing into an outstanding and original researcher of world-class caliber who is poised to become a leader in his or her field. Please join us in congratulating him!

Published on: 20 Apr 2015

Dr. Armando Bertone, professor with the Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology and Director of the Perceptual Neuroscience Laboratory (PNLab), appeared on the show L'Esprit Sportif, on French language television network TVA, to talk about his work with students at Quebec City secondary school Samuel-De Champlain. Dr.

Classified as: Research, students, autism, Attention, Armando Bertone, samuel-de-champlain, neurotracker, pnlab, bertone
Published on: 9 Apr 2015

Sandy Stanutz, a postdoctoral fellow with the McGill Youth Study Team, along with her mentors, Professors Jacob A. Burack and Eve-Marie Quintin from the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, have been awarded a Grammy Foundation Grant for their research on the links between music and autism.

Classified as: Research, IHDW
Published on: 31 Mar 2015

Dr. Marina Milyavskaya of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology was interviewed recently for Ideas that Move You, a selection of current articles on active living brought to you by the Bloomberg Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health.

Classified as: Research
Published on: 25 Mar 2015

Dr. Victoria Talwar is Associate Professor with the Faculty of Education's Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology at McGill University. She is director of the Talwar Research Team for Understanding Children's Behaviour Through Research. She has been working in the area of developmental psychology for over fifteen years with an emphasis on social-cognitive development.

Classified as: Research
Published on: 3 Feb 2015

The Onion, an American digital media company and news satire organization, featured ECP's Professor Victoria Talwar's research this week in an article entitled, "Punishing Kids For Lying Actually Makes Them Lie More".  

Classified as: ECP, Onion, Talwar Research, Children and Lying
Published on: 9 Jan 2015

Professor Nancy Heath’s research team is delivering a face-to-face training of high school teachers and technicians using  a manualized program (StressOFF Strategies for Teens; SOS4Teens) which they developed. StressOFF uses  mindfulness-based stress management techniques. The training starts next week with a two-day session as part of a Ministère de l'éducation, du Loisir et du Sport (MELS) Action Research Grant in partnership with the Lester B.

Classified as: ECP, McGill, Mindfulness, stress, Heath, Dept. Educational and Counselling Psychology
Published on: 7 Jan 2015

Children more likely to tell the truth either to please an adult or because they believe it is the right thing to do
 

If you want your child to tell the truth, it’s best not to threaten to punish them if they lie. That’s what researchers discovered through a simple experiment involving 372 children between the ages of 4 and 8.

How the experiment was done

Classified as: Research
Published on: 12 Dec 2014

Have you been wishing for more file storage space? Based on feedback from the IT Services 2014 student survey, you’re not alone.

Well, you’ll be happy to receive this early holiday gift from IT Services. McGill students now have access to 1 TB FREE personal file space on OneDrive, Microsoft’s cloud file storage component of the Office 365 package.

Classified as: Office 365, OneDrive, file storage
Published on: 1 Dec 2014

Join the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology in congratulating the 2013-2014 ECP recipients of the Judy A. Bryant Memorial Award and the Judy Fish Award in Inclusive Education.

Judy A. Bryant Memorial Award:

Xueran Han, M.Ed. in Educational Psychology, General Educational Psychology Project concentration

Classified as: ECP, judy a. bryant, judy fish
Published on: 10 Oct 2014

The Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology's Dr. Steven Shaw discusses easing children back to school on the Andrew Carter Morning Show, CJAD 800. Listen here!

Classified as: ECP, CJAD 800
Published on: 3 Oct 2014

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