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Kirnel Daniel Awarded The Ayse Carden Psychology Award

Kirnel Daniel is a 5th year doctoral student in the school psychology program at Georgia State University (GSU). She selected GSU’s school psychology program because it aligns with her professional interests. The program is urban focused,  collaborative, and welcoming. The department staff are resourceful and make the experience for students enjoyable.

Kirnel states: The Counseling and Psycological Services (CPS)… more »

CPS Honors Day 2017 Award Recipients

Posted On May 5, 2017
Categories About, CPS Buzz, Programs

The College of Education & Human Development at Georgia State University seeks to honor its students for their outstanding achievements and contributions to the field of education. Each year, the CEHD recognizes these exceptional individuals and the contributions they’ve made to the university, college and the community at its Honors Day Ceremony.

Congratulations to our… more »

Ethan Van Norman

Dr. Ethan Van Norman featured on The Society for the Study of School Psychology (SSSP)

Ethan Van Norman, Ph.D., is an assistant professor in the School Psychology program. His research interests fall within the domain of data-based decision making in school psychology. What that really means is he’s interested in evaluating and improving the technical adequacy of behavioral and academic measures educators use in schools. He… more »

SASP Volunteers at Community Food Bank

Students, faculty, and friends of the Student Affiliates of School Psychology (SASP) organization came together on Sunday, April 23rd to serve their local community at the Atlanta Community Food Bank (ACFB). After requesting a group volunteer opportunity online, the SASP representative worked easily with the ACFB volunteer coordinator to facilitate the event. While volunteering,… more »

Dr. Shannonhouse was awarded the ACA Best Practices in Research Award.

Dr. Laura Shannonhouse is an assistant professor in the Clinical Mental Health Master’s ProgramCounselor Education and Practice Ph.D Program and School Counseling M.Ed. / Ed.S. Program. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), a National Certified Counselor (NCC) and an Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Trainer (ASIST). Dr. Shannonhouse was awarded… more »

Dr. Cirleen DeBlaere gives Seigel-Wallston Address

Dr. Cirleen DeBlaere gave the Seigel-Wallston Address at the 63rd annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association (SEPA).  The talk was entitled, “Perceived Discrimination and Mental Health: Elucidating the Links and Identifying Potential Interventions.” Dr. DeBlaere discussed intersectionality theory and frameworks and how they have informed her research.  She also presented her… more »

Dean’s Research Doctoral Fellowship recipients announced

Three doctoral students from CPS have been chosen to participate in the College of Education & Human Development’s 2017-2018 Dean’s Research Doctoral Fellowship initiative.  The fellowship is a four-year program that recognizes the outstanding academics of newly admitted research doctoral students.  This is the first time a student from each of the three more »

Dr. Stephen Truscott & Laura Wood featured in AJC

A study conducted by School Psychology doctoral student Laura Wood links restrictions on extracurricular activities to higher dropout rates.  The study, co-authored by Dr. Stephen Truscott, explored public school dropout rates nationwide.  Their study found schools preventing students from participating in extracurricular activities when they don’t perform well in school makes students… more »

Dr. Dispenza receives Outstanding Faculty Research Award

In Mach, the College of Education & Human Development celebrated the winners of its 2017 Faculty Awards .  These faculty have published extensively, mentored hundreds of educators, secured significant grant funding, and represented Georgia State University and the College of Education and Human Development in school systems, community organizations and in their… more »