Dr. Jeffrey L. Derevensky, Chair of Educational and Counselling Psychology at McGill University, speaks with Global's Andrea Howick about the Effective Parenting Series, a public lecture series that helps parents improve their parenting skills.
Listen to the discussion on Global News.
Dr. Gigi Luk, of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, was interviewed on CBC Radio's All in a Weekend about the third lecture in the "Effective Parenting" series. In her lecture, The Science of Bilingualism, Dr. Luk discusses how language learning affects children's development and education.
Dr. Tina Montreuil, of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, was interviewed on CBC Radio's All in a Weekend about the second lecture in the "Effective Parenting" series. In her lecture, Moving from Worry to Mastery: Identifying parenting behaviours that are associated with childhood anxiety, Dr. Montreuil discusses tools for parents to deal with anxiety and worry in children.
Dr. Marie-Hélène Pennestri, of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, was interviewed on CBC Radio's All in a Weekend Montreal about Sleeping Through the Night, the first lecture in McGill's 2019 Effective Parenting series.
"Effective Parenting: Sleeping Through the Night" can be heard on the CBC Listen website.
The Effective Parenting Series is back with four public lectures focusing on topics of concern for parents/guardians/grandparents!
The 2019 Series takes place on Tuesday evenings from 6:30-8:30pm from April 9-30, 2019 (April 9, 16, 23, 30).
Lectures will be presented in English.
Dr. Steven Shaw, Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology, had a book published in December 2018 with Prof. Anna M. Jankowska entitled, "Pediatric Intellectual Disabilities at School".
Dr. Steven Shaw, Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology, was featured on the BBC World Podcast, "Parentland".
The episode can be found here.
On January 24, Dilson Rassier, Dean of the Faculty of Education, spoke at the United Nations’ headquarters in New York as part of the UN’s inaugural International Day of Education, telling delegates that knowledge is the key to a better world.
Professor Dilson Rassier has been reappointed as Dean of the Faculty of Education. Prof. Rassier’s second five-year term will begin on July 1, 2019.
The Advisory Committee for the Possible Reappointment of the Dean of the Faculty of Education unanimously agreed on Prof. Rassier’s reappointment following an extensive evaluation of his performance. The McGill University Board of Governors accepted this recommendation during its meeting on December 13, 2018.
The fall 2018 edition of Dialogues, newsletter of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, has been published and may be viewed online here (.pdf).
Dr. Tina Montreuil, of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, was an invited expert on Radio-Canada's Médium large this week, discussing the topic of anxiety, alongside Élise St-André, Sonia Lupien, and Ghassan El-Baalbaki.
International Centre for Youth Gambling Holiday Campaign reaches 100% participation from all Canadian and U.S. lotteries
Each year, NCPG and the International Centre for Youth Gambling Problems and High-Risk Behaviours at McGill University ask lotteries to support their responsible gaming campaign and help raise awareness regarding the risks of underage lottery play during the holiday season.
For the first time since its inception, the 2018 Holiday Campaign achieved 100% participation from all Canadian and U.S. lotteries.
ECP hosts Dr. Fredrick A. Schrank, J. William Fulbright Specialist in School/Applied Child Psychology
The world-renowned Fulbright program is an educational movement based on the principle of scholarly exchange between the United States and other countries. Earlier this semester, Dr. Armando Bertone - Associate Professor and graduate program director of ECP’s School/Applied Child Psychology (SACP) program - was honoured to have hosted Dr. Fredrick A.Schrank as a J. William Fulbright Specialist in School/Applied Child Psychology.
Parents shouldn’t worry if their infant doesn’t sleep through the night by 6-12 months of age: New research led by ECP's Dr. Pennestri
New parents often expect their baby to start sleeping through the night by around six months of age. Indeed, they often receive messages from paediatricians and others about the importance of early sleep consolidation. But authors of a study in the December 2018 issue of Pediatrics found that a large percentage of healthy babies don’t reach that milestone by six months of age, or even at a year old.
The McGill Mindfulness Research Lab (MMRL), led by Dr. Bassam Khoury, of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, has launched a new website at www.mcgill.ca/mmrl.