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 »

CPS Student – Laura Wood – Elsevier Publication Rated 1 of the Top Articles

Posted On March 29, 2017
Categories About, College News, CPS Buzz

Laura Wood is a 6th year doctoral student in the School Psychology PhD program. She is also a researcher at the Center for Research on School Safety, School Climate, and Classroom Management.  Recently her article “School personnel social support and nonsupport for bystanders of bullying: Exploring student perspectives” was published and rated… more »

100% match for school psychology internship sites

Posted On March 8, 2017
Categories About, CPS Buzz

School Psychology PhD students have received a 100% match for internship sites this semester.

Moriah Kearney will intern at the Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District in the suburbs of Houston.   She will provide counseling and consultation services to public K-12 students and teachers from the diverse Houston population.  She will also work in alternative schools with students who… more »