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PHOTO:Thai OngGaining hands-on experience in the assessment and measurement field

October 24, 2018

Thai Ong, a third-year student in JMUís Assessment and Measurement (A&M) Ph.D. program, found two highly immersive and rewarding internships that strengthened his professional skills and competencies.

PHOTO: Christian Haase and Liz Holthaus CIPSYD students present at conference

October 23, 2018

Christian Haase and Liz Holthaus presented Trauma Informed Care: A Framework for Understanding and Addressing Trauma and Its Impact on Athlete at the Association for Applied Sport Psychology conference in Toronto, Canada. The presentation addressed what trauma is, how it impacts individuals, and ways to incorporate trauma informed care into athletic settings. The presentation also included an opportunity to discuss a case study and how they would apply trauma informed care principals for a particular athlete within an athletic system. 

PHOTO: CMU PartnershipJMU assessment and measurement faculty partner with Carnegie Mellon

August 29, 2018

JMU faculty associated with the Assessment & Measurement PhD program and the Center for Assessment and Research Studies have formed a strategic partnership with colleagues at Carnegie Mellon University to assess educational effectiveness.

PHOTO: Mariafe PanizoCI doctoral student receives award

May 23, 2018

Third year CI doctoral student, Mariafe Panizo was selected by the Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy and the Student Development Committee as the winner of the APA Division 29 Student Excellence in Practice Award. The award will be presented at the Awards Ceremony, taking place August 10, during the APA annual convention in San Francisco, CA. This award is accompanied by a $500 prize.

PHOTO:Beth Perkins and Dr. Jie ChenA&M first year student Beth Perkins receives award for best paper

April 23, 2018

Beth Perkins, who completed her first year in the Assessment & Measurement PhD program, was presented with the Best Presentation Award from JMUís Graduate School.

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Welcome to the Department of Graduate Psychology and Counseling! Our department offers eight graduate programs designed for individuals who want to pursue advanced study in psychology or counseling. These programs share the goals of academic enrichment, development of research and applied skills, and personal and professional growth.
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