Student Affiliates of Seventeen (SAS), the student group affiliated with Division 17 of APA (Society of Counseling Psychology), has selected counseling psychology student Zach Dshaak to receive the SAS Prevention and Promotion Award, which recognizes his excellent in prevention practice and research as a graduate student. He will receive a plaque … Read More
Minnah Farook wrote about her recent visit to Bangladesh through APA’s International Learning Partner Program (ILPP). You can find the article here: http://www.apa.org/international/pi/2018/05/bangladesh-learning-partner.aspx More about the program: Through meetings with leaders, faculty and service providers in the host country, program participants gain unique insight into international applications of psychology and develop … Read More
Counseling psychology doctoral students, Jardin Dogan, has been selected to receive the NIH NIDA T32 “Training in Drug Abuse Research” Pre-doctoral Fellowship! The formal name is the Ruth L. Kirschstein Nationa Research Service Award (NRSA). This is a prestigious nationally recognized fellowship. Jardin will receive specialized training in grant writing, seminars in the … Read More
Congratulations to school psychology doctoral student, Kahyah Pinkman! Her proposal, “Appalachian African American Parents of a Child with ASD: Examining Service Provider Interactions and Parent Interpretation of Child Development” was selected for a Eller & Billings Student Research Award. This award is sponsored by the UK Appalachian Center.
Congratulations to Abbey Love (PhD student in Educational Psychology) who recently received an Autism Speaks Local Impact Grant for her community-based work entitled, “Promoting Positive Interactions among First Responders and Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder.” Abbey has orchestrated and provided numerous free trainings to regional law enforcement agencies aimed at … Read More
Calah Ford (PhD student in Educational Psychology) recently received a prestigious 2018 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. The highly-competitive award provides a $34,000 annual stipend and $12,000 tuition coverage to the Fellow each year for three years. Congratulations, Calah, on this significant accomplishment! Her advisor is Dr. Ellen Usher.
Della Mosley, counseling psychology doctoral student, co-hosted a Radical Healing event to promote healing through social justice with APA Division 45 President Dr. Helen A. Neville and other Presidential Task Force members. The Twitter chat and three-part webinar series focuses on dialogue about radical healing and how to promote healing … Read More
Dr. Candice Hargons, Assistant Professor in Counseling Psychology and Dr. Joseph Hammer, Assistant Professor in Counseling Psychology, both recently received Research and Creative Activity Fund Awards. These internal awards are sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research at the University of Kentucky. Congratulations to you both! … Read More
Rena Goodwin, masters student in Counseling Psychology, has been selected as the recipient of the 2018 Society for Sport, Exercise & Performance Psychology (Division 47) Thesis Award. Her thesis, “Self-Stigma, Attitudes, and Preferences When Seeking Mental Health and Sport Psychology Services: A Student-Athlete Point of View,” was co-chaired by Drs. … Read More