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Tag Archives: Scott Poland

Mass Killings Have Wide Reach, Even For Those Who Weren’t There

After a traumatic event like the Las Vegas mass shooting, it is very common that the world around the individuals that were present will fall short. In a recent interview with the Las Vegas Sun, NSU’s College of Psychology Professor Scott Poland, Ed.D., discussed the acute effects on survivors of…


NSU Professor Leads Seminar on School Crisis Intervention

Scott Poland, Ed.D., professor for NSU’s Center of Psychological Studies, recently taught two seminars on “Crisis Intervention and Schools”  for the Duval County Public Schools at NSU Jacksonville Campus.  Over 115 people attended including area educators, counselors, school psychologists, social workers, and police officers.  Poland discussed the causes and prevention…


NSU Professor Participates in National Webinar on Bullying, Cyberbullying and Suicide Prevention

Scott Poland, Ed.D., professor at NSU’s Center for Psychological Studies, recently participated in a national webinar on bullying, cyberbullying and the prevention of suicide. The webinar was conducted by the national, award-winning CyberBully Hotline program. During the webinar, Poland addressed the latest trends in bullying and cyberbullying, suicide prevention strategies…


Nsu Open House Features Presentation On ”Safeguarding Your Children” And Academic Informational Meetings, July 27

NSU is hosting an Open House on Saturday, July 27 at the Miami Student Educational Center featuring Scott Poland, Ed.D., as a guest speaker .  The renowned expert will speak briefly on “Safeguarding Children and Building Resiliency in Today’s World.” Poland is an associate professor and co-director of NSU’s Suicide…


CPS Faculty Presents at Louisiana School Climate Institute

Center for Psychological Studies Professor Scott Poland, E.d. D., provided one of the keynote addresses and presented at several sessions during the Second Annual Louisiana School Climate Institute in Shreveport, Louisiana. Poland’s keynote address during the three day conference focused on the importance of mental health services in schools. His…


Office of Suicide & Violence Prevention Publishes 2013 Quarterly Newsletter

NSU’s Office of Suicide & Violence Prevention has published their May 2013 Quarterly Newsletter. Inside this edition: Suicide Prevention in the Capital Suicidal Behavior Disorder Suicide and Violence Prevention Spotlight – Scott Poland, Ed.D., and Douglass Flemons, Ph.D., Co-Directors of NSU’s Office of Suicide and Violence Prevention Suicide Prevention Resources…


Palm Beach SEC to host Free Suicide Awareness Seminar featuring Renowned NSU Expert, June 16

NSU is hosting a free suicide awareness seminar on Saturday, Jun. 16 at the Palm Beach Student Educational Center.  Scott Poland, Ed.D., associate professor and co-director of  NSU’s Suicide and Violence Prevention Office, will present and discuss various aspects of suicide. Attendees will receive a certificate of participation. The free…


CPS Faculty Member Provides Keynote Address at National Conference

Scott Poland, Ed.D., associate professor at NSU’s Center for Psychological Studies, and co-director of NSU’s Suicide and Violence Prevention Office, recently presented a keynote address during the 34th annual Association for Death Education and Counseling (ADEC) National Convention in Atlanta, Georgia. More than 500 professionals gathered at the Hilton Atlanta…


Center for Psychological Studies Faculty and Students Present at National Conference & Convention

Students and faculty members from the Center for Psychological Studies (CPS) recently attended the Trainers of School Psychologists (TSP) Conference and the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) Annual Convention held in Philadelphia, Pa. The group completed 10 presentations and participated in 15 poster sessions. Additionally, CPS faculty member Scott…


CPS Associate Professor Presents Suicide Prevention and Intervention Seminars for School Administrators and Crisis Teams

Scott Poland, Ed.D, associate professor for CPS and Co-Director of the Suicide and Violence Prevention Office at NSU provided several statewide presentations recently. He was the featured speaker at the Idaho Suicide Prevention Action Network meeting in Boise, Idaho in June where he trained members of 12 regional crisis teams…


Scott Poland, Ed.D., discusses bullying in South Florida schools on WLRN Segment — Under the Sun

Poland shares his perspectives on bullying and how So Florida schools compare to the rest of the country.


CPS Faculty Member Provides Guidance After Shooting in Brazil & Discusses Bullying in S. Florida on WLRN

Center for Psychological Studies Associate Professor, Scott Poland, Ed.D, who is also co-director of NSU’s Suicide and Violence Prevention Office, was recently invited to Brazil by education officials to assist in the aftermath of the deadliest school shooting in Brazilian history. Poland a founding member of the National Emergency Assistance Team…


Scott Poland, Ed.D, Interviewed by NBC 6 on Video Game Addiction

Scott Poland, Ed.D., was interviewed by NBC 6 on video game addiction indicating that in some instances the addiction can be the result of a personality factor.


Center for Psychological Studies Faculty Members present at Workshop

Center for Psychological Studies (CPS) faculty members Vincent Van Hasselt, Ph.D.; Scott Poland, Ed.D.; and Lenore Walker, Ed.D.,  et. al recently presented a CPS continuing education workshop, Violence Knows No Boundaries School, Home, and Work.


CPS Associate Professor Appears on Good Morning America

Scott Poland, Ed.D., Center for Psychological Studies associate professor and expert on school violence, was featured on Good Morning America on Jan. 19. Poland was interviewed about the need for bullying prevention in the schools. He also was interviewed on this topic by NewsRadio 610 WIOD. Poland will be a…


NSU and the Broward Sheriff’s Office Collaborate to Raise Awareness on Violence

NSU recently hosted a conference to raise awareness on violence in our society. Nationally recognized experts in psychology, suicide prevention, law enforcement, counseling, and other areas were among the speakers at the conference entitled “Violence Knows No Boundaries.” They addressed topics covering school and domestic violence, workplace violence and sex…


CPS Associate Professor Keynote Speaker at NAMI General Meeting, Nov. 10

Scott Poland, Ed.D., will serve as the keynote speaker at the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) on Nov. 10 from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Poland is an associate professor and coordinator of NSU’s Suicide and Violence Prevention Office, and a nationally recognized expert on school crisis, youth violence,…


Survivor Jordan Burnham gives “A Lesson on Living”

More than 100 people attended, “A Lesson on Living,” an event to increase suicide awareness and prevention. It was hosted by NSU’s Office of Suicide and Violence Prevention and sponsored by a local non-profit, The Ganley Foundation.  Jordan Burnham, a suicide attempt survivor and speaker from Active Minds, was the featured…


CPS Professor Presents at the 2010 Florida Annual Statewide Prevention Conference

Scott Poland, Ed.D., associate professor at the Center for Psychological Studies and the Director of the Suicide and Violence Prevention Office at NSU, recently presented two invited presentations at the 2010 Florida Annual Statewide Prevention Conference in Orlando. The Conference was sponsored by the Florida State Office of Drug and Suicide Prevention….


CPS Professor Travels to Australia for Keynote Presentations

Center for Psychological Studies (CPS) associate professor Scott Poland, Ed.D., recently traveled to Australia to give two keynote presentations. Approximately 200 school psychologists attended his presentation to the Western Australia School Psychology Association. Poland also gave a presentation in Queensland, Australia, on suicide prevention, which was sponsored by the Koch…