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Department of Counseling and Applied Educational Psychology News & Updates

Counseling and Applied Educational Psychology News

Dr. Christie Rizzo receives National Institute of Justice (NIJ) grant

Dr. Christie Rizzo receives National Institute of Justice (NIJ) grant to develop and test a web-based dating violence prevention program for middle school boys (Begins January ... more

Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology Program accredited by APA

The Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology Program at Northeastern University is pleased and proud to announce that we were officially accredited by American Psychological Association (APA) in 2014. Our next accreditation site visit will be in ... more

Dr. Christie Rizzo receives CDC grant

Dr. Christie Rizzo receives CDC grant to evaluate prevention programming in reducing rates of sexual aggression and dating violence among High School Boys (Begins September ... more

Jonathan Entis awarded the Graduate Dissertation Completion Fellowship for Fall 2014

Congratulations to Jonathan Entis of the Counseling Psychology doctoral program for being awarded the Graduate Dissertation Completion Fellowship for ... more

Monica Torreiro-Casal awarded the Graduate Dissertation Completion Fellowship for Spring 2014

Congratulations to Monica Torreiro-Casal of the Counseling Psychology doctoral program for being awarded the Graduate Dissertation Completion Fellowship for Spring ... more
Christina Lee receives R01 award from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health

Congratulations to Christina Lee on her recent R01 award from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health. The goals of the five-year grant “A Randomized Clinical Trial of Culturally Tailored Motivational Interviewing” are to compare the efficacy of Motivational Interviewing (MI) tailored to social stressors and translated (Spanish) to usual MI. ... more

Elizabeth Markle awarded the provost's Dissertation Completion Fellowship for Spring 2013

Congratulations to Elizabeth Markle of the Counseling Psychology doctoral program for being awarded the provost's Dissertation Completion Fellowship for Spring 2013 Liz received the award based on a two part dissertation entitled Social Sustainability, Social Capital, and Social Support: An Interdisciplinary Review and Conceptualization in Light of the Cohousing Model of Community, and her data collection ... more

Kathy Wu awarded a one year 10K grant from Policy Research, Inc

Congratulations to Kathy Wu for being awarded a one year 10K grant from Policy Research, Inc., Disability Determination Small Grants Program. Kathy received the grant based on the study titled, The "Lived Experiences" of a Chronically Homeless, Urban Population: Systemic Challenges to Achieving their Vocational and Rehabilitation Dreams. This qualitative study hopes to explore the ... more

Grant to Study the Development of Play in Early Childhood

The U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences recently awarded three Northeastern professors a four-year $1.6 million grant to perform a rigorous assessment of how young children play. The goal of the study is the comprehensive analysis and improvement of the Developmental Play Assessment (DPA), originally constructed by Karin Lifter, into an assessment that ... more
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