“Flip the Fair” is a science fair event in which graduate students are able to share presentations about their research methods and findings with the 5th graders of Roanoke City Public Schools. The intention is to provide a professional development opportunity for graduate-level researchers to gain confidence in their presentation skills while simultaneously empowering and sparking interest in nearly 200 elementary school
Each year, Student Affairs selects and celebrates five individuals who they believe embody each of the five Aspirations for Student learning. The Virginia Tech Department of Psychology would like to recognize Sofia Martinez on being selected to receive a Student Affairs Aspire! Award for her commitment to unwavering curiosity. Sofia is a Psychology & Economics major and is a member of the Virginia Tech Honors College
VT Psychology's Meagan Brem (Clinical Science) was selected for the 2023 Deborah L. Rhatigan Early Career Award from ABCT’s Child Maltreatment and Interpersonal Violence SIG. The award is in memory of Rhatigan, a 2002 VT Clinical Science graduate. https://news.utk.edu/2009/12/14/memoriam-deborah-rhatigan/….
Collaborative & Proactive Solutions: Two-Day Virtual Training with Dr. Ross Greene, October 12-13, 2023
Collaborative & Proactive Solutions:
Two-Day Virtual Training with Dr. Ross Greene
October 12-13, 2023
Day 1: Introduction to CPS (Thursday, October 12)
Day 2: Advanced CPS (Friday, October 13)
Collaborative and Proactive Solutions (CPS) is the evidence-based model Dr. Ross Greene describes in his influential books The Explosive Child, Lost at School, Lost & Found, and Raising Human Beings.
The CPS model has transformed
VT autism clinic and center for autism research offered mobile autism clinic tours at VT alumni weekend
The VT Autism Clinic & Center for Autism Research was delighted to offer tours of the Mobile Autism Clinic at the recent VT Alumni Weekend. Victoria Izaac, Danielle Martino and Jen Scott gave tours and shared information with over 30 curious alumni. It was a successful event full of meaningful conversations and VT pride!
Three psychology faculty members were selected for the Dean's Discovery Fund awards. The Lay Nam Chang Dean’s Discovery fund provides awards to support and enable exciting directions in research. The College of Science is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2023 Dean’s Discovery Fund awards:
• Developing and Piloting a Parenting Mobile App to Reduce Treatment-time for Families in Rural Appalachia
PI: Angela Scarpa
Dr. Lee Cooper Selected to the Working Group for the APA Practice Guidelines for Measurement-Based Care
Dr. Lee Cooper has been selected by the Board of Professional Affairs (BPA) and the Committee on Professional Practice and Standards (COPPS) to the Working Group for the American Psychological Association (APA) Practice Guidelines for Measurement-Based Care (MBC). The working group will be tasked with drafting a proposed professional practice guideline for MBC. Professional practice guidelines are intended to provide
Hayoung Ko receives approval for funding from the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute-Center for Health Behaviors Research (FBRI-CHBR) Pilot and Feasibility (P+F) Program
Congratulations to Hayoung Ko for receiving approval for funding ($20,000) from the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute-Center for Health Behaviors Research (FBRI-CHBR) Pilot and Feasibility (P+F) Program. Her proposal entitled “Measurement Based Care for Depressive and Anxiety Disorders: An Evaluation of Effectiveness and Mechanisms of Change” will be in collaboration with Carilion Clinic’s Department of Psychiatry and