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NEWS AND INFORMATION

Weekly Memo

Week of Tuesday, June 18, 2019

To obtain a copy of previous weekly memos please contact psycadmi@queensu.ca


Congratulations!

SARI VAN ANDERS - An article co-authored by Dr. Sari van Anders and  published in American Psychologist entitled, “The future of sex and gender in psychology: Five challenges to the gender binary” was awarded the George A. Miller Award for an Outstanding Recent Article on General Psychology, from APA's Division 1 (Society for General Psychology).

MEREDITH CHIVERS - Dr. Meredith Chivers has been awarded the 2018-2019 Undergraduate Teaching Awardin Psychology! This award recognizes outstandingteaching at the undergraduate level.

PELIN TAN - MSc student Pelin Tan has been awarded the 2018-2019 Teaching Assistant Prize in Psychology! This award recognizes the best teaching assistant in a Psychology course. Pelin also received the School of Graduate Studies Teaching Assistant/Teaching Fellow Excellence Award!

Upcoming Graduate Defenses

AMANDA SHAMBLAW - PhD. Oral Thesis: The impact of acute social stress on approach and avoidance motivation in individuals with depression: An examination of behavioural and neurophysiological indices of motivation.

  • August 21, 2019. 1:00pm, Humphrey 228
  • Chair - TBA; Supervisor - Kate Harkness; Head (or delegate) - Chris Bowie; Internal Examiner - Christopher Bowie; Additional Examiner - Jason Gallivan; Internal/External Examiner - Casimiro Cabrera Abreu (Psychiatry); External Examiner - Keith Dobson (Calgary University)

Queen's Psychology Clinic

NEW! EMOTION REGULATION SKILLS CAMP - August 12-16, 2019 (5 sessions) 9 AM to 12 PM everyday. The Psychology Clinic at Queen’s will be offering an Emotion Regulation Skills Camp for children aged 9-12 for the mornings of the week of August 12. Referrals can be made electronically at https://www.queensu.ca/psychology/psychology-clinic/referralMore information on this Psychology Clinic Camp (PDF, 113 KB)

NEW! SUMMER SLEEP PROGRAM FOR TEACHERS - Wednesdays July 3 to 31, 2019 9:30-11:00am Learn effective strategies to reverse insomnia, including scheduling your sleep in a specific way, knowing what to do when you can't sleep and how to calm a racing mind. Cognitive behavioural therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I) is the first-line treatment for chronic insomnia. More information on the Summer Sleep Program for Teachers (PDF, 803 KB)

PSYCHOLOGY CLINIC SUMMER WORKSHOP - SEX THERAPY (FOR NON-SEX THERAPISTS) - June 19 and 20, 2019. Hosted by Dr. Caroline Pukall and Dr. Jenn Bossio. Topic: "Sex Therapy for Non-Sex Therapists". Dr. Pukall is a registered Clinical Psychologist, Professor at Queen's University, and the Director of the Sex Therapy Service at the Psychology Clinic at Queen's University. Dr. Bossio is a registered Clinical Psychologist, Sex Therapist, and Assistant Professor at Queen's University, in addition to owning a private practice in Kingston, Ontario. More information about the workshop, including registration and payment information. If you have any questions, please email Stephanie Woolridge.

Self-Care Squad Meeting

NEW! SELF-CARE SQUAD MEETING -  June 27, 12:00 – 1:00 pm.  will be hosting an open meeting for faculty and students, with lunch generously funded by the Psychology department. The goal of this meeting is to discuss the next steps for the Self-Care Squad, and hear suggestions from faculty and students. RSVP to the event here.

Conferences

23rd ANNUAL MEETING OF THE ASSOCIATION FOR THE SCIENTIFIC STUDY OF CONSCIOUSNESS - June 25-28, 2019, University of Western Ontario - Call for abstracts. This year Western is hosting the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness (June 25-28, 2019).  The ASSC is an academic society that promotes rigorous research and coordinates annual conferences directed toward understanding the nature, function, and underlying mechanisms of consciousness. The ASSC includes members working in the fields of cognitive science, medicine, neuroscience, psychology, philosophy, and other relevant disciplines in the sciences and humanities. The Abstract Submission deadline (April 1st, 2019) for ASSC23 is rapidly approaching. You can check out how to submit an abstract on the website https://conferences.uwo.ca/assc2019/ 

Workshops and Training

SOCIAL NETWORK ANALYSIS WORKSHOP - June 24 to 26, 2019, Hosted by the Department of Psychology at Queen's University. The workshop will be lead by Dr. Leslie Echols. Dr. Echols is an assistant professor at Missouri State University and is the Social Network instructor for Stats Camp. More information on this Social Network Analysis Workshop (PDF, 47 KB)Register. 

Health and Safety and Mental Health

SUMMER MENTAL HEALTH TRAINING - Student Wellness Services is pleased to share our on-campus Summer Mental Health Training schedule for students, staff and faculty. All registration & location information is online here. Please share and register. For a complete description of our workshops, please visit the Student Wellness Services website here. If you have any questions regarding any of our workshops, please email: mhp.sws@queensu.ca.

• Mental Health First Aid, 2 days (June 20 and June 21, 2019. 9am-4pm) Mental Health First Aid Training is a certificate course to improve mental health literacy through greater depth and breadth of understanding of mental health issues. The purpose of MHFA is to teach participants how best to assist someone showing signs of a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Participants must attend both days. COST: $50 for students, $75 for staff/faculty, $150 for external to Queen's.

• ASIST ‘Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training’, 2 days (June 25 and June 26, 2019. 8:30am-4:30pm) This two-day interactive workshop in suicide first aid teaches participants to recognize when someone may have thoughts of suicide and work with them to create a plan that will support their immediate safety. Participants must attend both days from 8:30-4:30pm. COST: $50 for students, $75 for staff/faculty, $150 for external to Queen's

• How to Spot, Speak Out and Stand Up to Stigma, 1hr (July 3, 2019. 11am-12noon) This session gives an overview of what contributes to stigma and the various types that exist. It also gives an overview of how prevalent mental illness is among students on campus and discusses the impact stigma can have on people living with a mental illness. Using lived experience videos, interactive case studies and discussion, participants will learn how to spot stigma using the S.T.O.P approach and learn how to stand up and/or speak up against stigma using a bystander intervention model. Cost: FREE Please register through Student Wellness Services: http://www.queensu.ca/studentwellness/mental-health/educational-programs-workshops

STANDARD FIRST AID AND CPR (Level A-Adult only) 2 Day
• June 19 & 20 (Wednesday, Thursday)  

Please register through the Environmental Health and Safety website: https://www.queensu.ca/forms/ehs-training-%E2%80%93-first-aid-course

For a complete listing of Health and Safety and Mental Health training at Queen's University, please go to: https://www.safety.queensu.ca/training

WHMIS.2015 TRAINING
• June 25 (Tuesday - 10:00am to 12:00pm)
Please register through the Environmental Health and Safety website: https://www.safety.queensu.ca/training/whmis

Internship Opportunities

NEW! PSYCHOLOGY OR COUNSELING INTERN, Finding Solutions Inc,  Concord, NC. Email for more information on this Intern position
Melba Finley, LPC-S is in search of a bilingual intern who is currently majoring in psychology or counseling to join our team. The intern would be responsible for completing administrative tasks such as answering phones, faxing and filing documentation, maintaining confidentiality, etc. This opportunity has the potential of developing into a long-term position. Posted here June 10, 2019

Employment Opportunities

Please note that listings with no application deadlines will be posted in this memo for a maximum of 2 weeks.

NEW! TEACHING FELLOW AND TERM ADJUNCT POSITIONS, Queen's University Department of Psychology More information on these Teaching Fellow and Term Adjunct positions
The Department of Psychology has openings for Teaching Fellow and Term Adjunct positions for the Fall 2019 and Winter 2020 terms. See listings at the link above for application deadlines.

PSYCHOLOGIST or PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATE, (Full and part-time positions) Ottawa Centre for Resilience (OCFR) More information on this Psychologist or Psychological Associate position (PDF, 500 KB)
The Ottawa Centre for Resilience (OCFR) is a mental health centre for childhood trauma & dissociation, attachment, adoption, and high-conflict families that serves Ottawa and surrounding areas. We are looking for passionate clinicians to join our growing team. Posted here June 10, 2019

PSYCHOLOGIST (SUPERVISED PRACTICE), (Full and part-time positions) Ottawa Centre for Resilience (OCFR) More information on this Psychologist or Psychological Associate position (PDF, 500 KB)
The Ottawa Centre for Resilience (OCFR) is a mental health centre for childhood trauma & dissociation, attachment, adoption, and high-conflict families that serves Ottawa and surrounding areas. We are looking for passionate clinicians to join our growing team. Posted here June 10, 2019

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