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PHOTO:dogwoodsPsychology Graduate Student Council (PGSC) 2017 Faculty award nominations

March 27,2017

Do you know a faculty member that goes above and beyond? Take a moment to nominate them for a PGSC Faculty Award!

PHOTO: practitioners at Free ClinicGraduate Psychology students partner with Harrisonburg-Rockingham Free Clinic

November 17, 2016

The partnership between JMUís Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) and the Harrisonburg Rockingham Free Clinic is just one example of students reaching out to the local community. Through this partnership, graduate students from CAPS have brought behavioral services to patients of the Free Clinic each week.

PHOTO: Bill Evana and students

Service as a pathway to meaning in life

October 25, 2016

Dr. Bill Evans gathered a team of graduate and undergraduate students for a three-year project questioning what kind of service contributes to a personís sense of purpose.

PHOTO: BootcampStatistics Refresher Boot Camp Held

September 5, 2016

On August 16, 17 and 18, 2016 the Department of Graduate Psychology offered a Statistics Refresher Boot Camp. The 3-day course was taught by Liz Pyburn, an Assessment and Measurement PhD student, and Jeanne Horst, a faculty member from the Center for Assessment and Research Studies.

PHOTO: Stokes AwardStokes Receives Award from the Society for the Experimental Analysis of Behavior

June 17, 2016

While at the Association for Behavior Analysis International in Chicago Dr. Trevor Stokes recently received an award from the Society for the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, which was the academic parent organization to ABAI.

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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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