Tanya Mitropoulos ( a Ph.D. student in the Industrial-Organizational graduate training area) has been selected to participate in a 10-week summer research program at the University of Nottingham (UK), with their Human Factors Research Group. This program was established through a National Science Foundation award (NSF IRES Grant) to give students overseas research experiences.
Dr. McDonnell was recently awarded a 2-year Organization for Autism Research grant to support her lab's project looking at how to better support youth with autism who have also experienced trauma. The grant will evaluate trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy for youth with ASD. Many thanks to Drs. Scarpa and Ollendick who assisted as co-investigators on the proposal.
Rachel Miller-Slough, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at East Tennessee State University.
Virginia Tech Autism Clinic and Center for Autism Research recognized for the Best Practices in Rural Health Award
We are pleased to announce that the Virginia Tech Autism Clinic and Center for Autism Research won the Best Practices in Rural Health Award from the Virginia Rural Health Association (VRHA)! Each year at the annual Rural Health Voice Conference, VRHA recognizes outstanding contributions to rural health in Virginia.
Student researchers from the Center for Applied Behavior Systems (CABS) have been continuing their evaluation of the frequency of gratuity at crosswalks across campus.
JK Lifespan Development lab of Dr. Jungmeen Kim-Spoon, in the Department of Psychology at Virginia Tech (https://support.psyc.vt.edu/labs/jklifespan) The position has a start date of January 2020 and requires at least a two year commitment.
November 7-9 marked the 31st Annual International Conference on ADHD. During the conference Dr. Ross Greene, VT Clinical Psychology alum and adjunct Associate Professor gave a Keynote Address entitled "Collaborative & Proactive Solutions: Moving From Power and Control to Collaboration and Problem Solving" and Dr.