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PHOTO: EchterlingEchterling honored for contributions in emergency medical services

June 13,2019

Congratulations to Lennie Echterling for being the the 2019 recipient of the Regional Award for Excellence in Emergency Medical Services.

PHOTO: Sara FinneyFinney presents keynote at VCU retreat

June 7, 2019

On May 21st, 2019, Dr. Finney presented “Program Theory: Necessary for Use of Assessment Results” to student affairs professionals at VCU.

PHOTO:JMU students at conferenceGraduate Psychology students present at conference

May 30, 2019

Several students from the Psychological Sciences Quantitative Concentration and the Assessment and Measurement PhD program recently traveled to Washington, DC to present their research at the Annual Convention of the Applied Psychological Sciences (APS).

PHOTO: ArgentinaMarcopulos conducts lectures and workshop in Argentina

March 19, 2019

Bernice Marcopulos just returned from Argentina where she conducted a series of invited lectures and workshops at the National University of Mar del Plata (Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata), and Catholic University of Cordoba (Universidad Católica de Córdoba).

PHOTO: INS LogoNeuropsychology students present research at international conference

March 1, 2019

Current second year student Maddison Miles and recent graduate Emily Matusz, presented research at this year’s International Neuropsychological Society (INS) conference in New York City.

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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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