Counseling Psychology Student wins APA Division 44 Award

Roberto Abreu, doctoral student in counseling psychology, recently received the American Psychological Association Division 44 (Society for the Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity) Outstanding Student Contribution Award. Way to go, Roberto!

School Psychology Student Wins Eller & Billings Research Award

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.

Doctoral Student Awarded Grant

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

Doctoral Student Receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

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.

Counseling Psychology Student Co-Hosts Radical Healing Event

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

Two Counseling Psychology Faculty Win Research Awards

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

Dr. Candice Hargons Featured in APA’s Monitor on Psychology

Dr. Candice Hargons, assistant professor in Counseling Psychology, was featured in this month’s American Psychological Association’s magazine, APA Monitor on Psychology, for her leadership as an early career psychologist. She serves as the Division 17 (Society of Counseling Psychology) representative for the American Psychological Association Council of Representatives. Thank you for your … Read More

Spring 2018 Social Justice Scholarship Series

The 4th Annual Social Justice Scholarship Series (SSJS) is back for Spring 2018.  A special thanks to the School Psychology program for taking the lead this year!  Meeting location and advanced reading materials for these topics will be distributed via the listserv prior to each meeting. Below is the schedule … Read More

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