If you want to pursue a career that helps people with physical, mental, developmental, and emotional disabilities manage their personal, social, and psychological issues so they can live independently, the Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling (CREH) M.S. program may be the right career for you. Graduates are prepared to counsel people with disabilities in a variety of settings. In addition,… more »
“The secret to healing is to never give up. There’s a lot wrong with the world, but there’s always hope that we can make things better. If you can keep going, even if it’s barely, I think that’s a courageous act in this world”. – Dr. Jane Brack
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 »
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.
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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 »
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. Laura Shannonhouse is an assistant professor in the Clinical Mental Health Master’s Program, Counselor 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 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 »
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 »
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 »