The College of Health and Behavioral Studies’ inaugural Interprofessional Education Seminar brought together students and faculty from the school psychology, school counseling, occupational therapy, speech language pathology and nursing programs for a day of education and collaboration.
Our Department Offers the Following Academic Programs
- M.A./Ed.S. - Clinical Mental Health Counseling
- M.Ed. - School Counseling
- M.A./Ed.S. - School Psychology
- M.Ed. - College Student Personnel Administration
- M.A. - Psychological Sciences
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November 18, 2013
Dr. Craig Shealy, Professor of Graduate Psychology and Executive Director of the International Beliefs and Values Institute or IBAVI, and members of the IBAVI Executive Board, presented Agnes Kamara-Umunna, journalist, radio producer/presenter, and community activist, with the Sustainable Vision and Values award.
Assessment & Measurement Ph.D. and Psychological Sciences M.A. Students and Faculty Present at NERA Conference
November 13, 2013
A total of 29 JMU graduate students, faculty, and alumni traveled to the Northeastern Educational Research Association's (NERA) annual conference in October 2013.
October 8, 2013
As part of the CSPA curriculum, the graduate students are required to complete two assistantships on the JMU campus that can range anywhere from Career and Academic Planning to University Program Board.
October 28, 2013
Eric W Cowan, a counseling professor at James Madison University and author of Ariadne’s Thread: Case Studies in the Therapeutic Relationship was recently interviewed by Counseling Today magazine on this topic.
- Dr. JoAnne Brewster has been named the 2013 recipient of The Eileen Gupton Award for Early Career Contributions in Police and Public Safety Psychology by Division 18 Police and Public Safety Section.
- Dr. Sara Finney has been selected to serve on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Educational Psychology. The main purpose of this APA journal is to publish original, primary psychological research pertaining to education across all ages and educational levels. The Journal of Educational Psychology is considered the “top” Educational Psychology journal (ranked by impact factor) and has an ~83% rejection rate (% of submitted manuscripts not accepted for publication in the journal). Sara will review ~10 articles per year during her two-year term on the Board. Sara also serves on the Editorial Board for the journal Educational and Psychological Measurement.
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Welcome from Graduate Psychology
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. More >