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Weekly Memo Archive 

WEEK of 07 DECEMBER 2012

The Department will be closing for the Holiday Season at 4:30p.m. on Thursday, December 20, 2012. We will re-open on Wednesday, January 2, 2013.

We wish everyone a safe and happy holiday. 

Seasons Greetings

AGSIP (Association of Graduate Students in Psychology) is pleased to welcome you to the Graduate Student, Faculty, and Staff Holiday Party - Thursday December 13th from 8:00 - midnight.  Location - Kingston Yacht Club, 1 Maitland Street.  Tickets $5.00 - can be purchased in the main office (HUM232).  Tickets will be on sale until Wednesday December 12th.  (Please bring a small gift if you would like to participate in the gift exchange).

- (Held in HUM 228 unless otherwise noted)
December 13, 2012 P & P Meeting 2:30p.m.
December 20, 2012 Department Meeting 2:30p.m.

consists of a group of dedicated student volunteers who provide welcoming, confidential, and empathetic peer-based support to students at Queen's University. Students are encouraged to come and speak with volunteers who will listen and offer support for any and all issues. Nothing is too big or too small. They are located in Room 34 of the JDUC (facing the Publishing and Copy Centre, turn right and walk to the very end of the hallway), open from 2:00pm to 11:30pm, every day of the week. Students can drop-in to the Centre or can call to speak with a volunteer at (613-533-6000 ext. 75111). For more information, click on the website:


Hospice Kingston -  A film screening and teaching by Stephen Jenkinson, MST, MSW, Visionary & Spiritual Activist - "Griefwalker", a National Film Board of Canada documentary on Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 7:00-10:00pm in Chernoff Auditorium, Queen's University, 90 Bader Lane, Kingston. $15 cash at the door. Doors open at 6:30pm (first come basis) and a one day workshop "Care of the Dying" - Making Meaning at the End of Life on Thursday, March 21, 2013, 9:30am-3:30pm at Days Inn & Conference Centre, 33 Benson Street, Kingston. $160 Registration Fee or $135 Early-bird Fee paid in full by January 21, 2013.  $105 Hospice Volunteers and Student Fees.  Continental breakfast & lunch incl. Please click on poster and to pre-register for workshop pre-registration form.

Providence Care - Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Skills:  Leading Collaborative & Effective Therapy Groups with Michaela David, Ph.D., C. Psych.
  Two-Day Course: January 21 & 22, 2013. This course will emphasize CBT skills for effective groups, including: the benefits of group CBT: group selection, safety and set-up: tips for agenda and goal setting; using Socratic dialogue and other methods to enhance the group process; using common CBT tools in a group; capturing client stengths and resilience; and common therapist errors in CBT group settings. For registration form click here.

McMaster University - Teaching-Track Positions - Department of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour. The Department of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour (PNB) and the Life Sciences Program at McMaster University invite applications for two Teaching-track Faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level, to begin on July 1, 2013.  The primary duties of both teaching-track positions will be to teach and mentor undergraduate students in the PNB and the Life Sciences programs. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Psychology, Neuroscience, Biology, or other related Life Science discipline, as well as experience teaching undergraduate students.  You may email your application on or before the deadline of February 15, 2013.

Halpern & Associates Psychological Services - Private Practice Opportunity. A well-established private practice in Cobourg, Ontario.  The position provides the opportunity to exercise and develop clinical skills while working with clients who seek psychological services.  A knowledge base and skill set pertaining to conducting clinical assessments for the purpose of treatment planning or psychoeducational assessments to aid in academic planning would be an advantage.  The clinic welcomes applicants at any point in their professional career, including seasoned practitioners, early career psychologists, or candidates seeking supervision for licensure.  Please visit the website here for further information.

Simpson College -is seeking applications for a tenure-tract Assistant Professor position in Cognitive Psychology and Neuroscience.  If you are a qualified individual who wants a career at an undergraduate liberal arts college, please send in your application.  The position posting can be found here.


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