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Counseling Psychology Faculty and Student Awarded NCAA Grant

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A University of Kentucky College of Education research team has been selected to receive funding from the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) for a project related to college athletes’ psychological well-being and mental health.

The team is comprised of Jeff Reese, a licensed psychologist and professor in the Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology; Marc Cormier, director of counseling and sport psychology for UK Athletics, director of the Sport and Exercise Psychology graduate program, and assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion; and Rena Goodwin, a graduate student who holds a master’s degree from the Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in counseling psychology in the Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology.

Goodwin was instrumental in developing UK’s grant proposal, said Reese, who is her co-principal investigator and faculty advisor. The project focuses on developing a student-athlete well-being scale.

Read more: https://education.uky.edu/ncaa-awards-grant-for-mental-health-research/