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Tag Archives: College of Psychology

National Suicide Prevention Week Is September 9 to 15: What Do We Need to Know and Do?

GUEST EDITORIAL / OP-ED National Suicide Prevention Week Is September 9 to 15: What Do We Need to Know and Do? A recent report from the Center for Disease Control stated that from 1999 – 2016 suicide rates increased in every state except Nevada, which had a very minor decrease….


College of Psychology offers Summer Neuroscience Program for High Schoolers

The College of Psychology’s summer neuroscience training program is back for another year. The two-week program runs from June 18-29 and is open to high school students who will be entering their junior or senior years in fall 2018. The program features lectures from faculty on topics such as neuroscience…


High School Students Test Knowledge in Brain Bowl Event

Nearly 40 high school students from across Broward County tested their psychology knowledge as part of the College of Psychology’s 2018 NSU Brain Bowl. The community outreach event began in 2017 as an initiative of the college’s Department of Psychology and Neuroscience. Professor Jaime Tartar, Ph.D., and Associate Professor W. Matthew…


College of Psychology Team part of Childhood Obesity Research Grant

The faculty and students of NSU’s College of Psychology are part of a team studying methods for improving childhood obesity interventions. The project is funded by a multi-year grant from the Washington, D.C.-based Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, or PCORI. “It was an opportunity to develop our community partnerships further and engage…


Scott Poland’s “Raising Positive Children” Presentation in Pembroke Pines

College of Psychology Professor Scott Poland, Ed.D., of the Department of Clinical and School Psychology, has recently presented on critical issues in schools at the local and international level. On March 12, Poland hosted “Raising Positive Children” at the Pembroke Pines City Center. An audience of nearly 2,000 turned out…


College of Psychology Students Travel to India to Provide Health Care Services

A group of students from NSU’s College of Psychology and College of Osteopathic Medicine spent part of their winter break in India to provide health care services to people in need. Students from the colleges spent nine days in Saputara in Gujarat, the country’s westernmost state (known for being the…


College of Psychology welcomes Applicants for Interview Day

Nearly 230 applicants traveled to NSU’s Fort Lauderdale/Davie to participate in the College of Psychology’s Interview Day. Interview Day is part of the application process for the Ph.D. and Psy.D. Clinical Psychology programs. Applicants traveled domestically from states as far as Alaska and internationally from countries such as Canada, Iran,…


Honors Psychology Student and Faculty Mentor Take Research to National Stage

NSU Honors student and psychology major Joshua Braverman is proving that faculty-mentored research can take you far beyond the classroom. What began as a research poster at NSU’s 2016 Undergraduate Student Symposium, led Braverman to present at the 2017 Society for Personality and Social Psychology Convention in San Antonio (January…


Nova Southeastern University Home To Trauma Clinic for Those Needing Counseling

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – In the wake of the tragic events that took place at Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport, one of the issues that has arisen is the need for psychological counseling. And you didn’t have to be at the airport itself to be affected – others…


College of Psychology Adjunct Faculty Member Authors New Book

Lee A. Wilkinson, Ph.D., adjunct faculty in NSU’s College of Psychology is the author of a new book: A Best Practice Guide to Assessment and Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorder in Schools, (2nd Edition). Fully updated to reflect DSM-5 and current assessment tools, procedures and research, the second edition of…