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Department of Counseling and Applied Educational Psychology News & Updates

Counseling and Applied Educational Psychology News

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 never-before-considered stories ... more

Grant to Study the Development of Play in Early Childhood

Northeastern Professors Win $1.6 M Grant to Study the Development of Play in Early Childhood and to Produce a Tool to Assess Developmental Delays The lens of play offers a fuller understanding of learning and development. 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 ... more
A Toolkit for a Healthier Population

A Toolkit for a Healthier Population

New Approach to Addiction Interventions Targets Motivation

New Approach to Addiction Interventions Targets Motivation

Eating your Fruits and Veggies

Eating your Fruits and Veggies

Healthy Body Image

A Click Away for Teens Deb Franko, a professor of counseling and applied psychology, has developed a web application called BodiMojo that helps youth improve their body image and live healthier ... more
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