News & Events Blog
Join us next week, September 22, 2015, for Bullies or Bust? Social Behavior Today from 7-9 p.m. at the Afterthought Bistro & Bar located at 2721 Kavanaugh (corner of Beechwood in Hillcrest), Little Rock, AR. Panelists will discuss the physical, emotional, and cyber impacts of negative social behavior and bullying.
This month Science café welcomes:
Sean Smith, 7th Degree Black Belt, Sr. Master Instructor, Arkansas ATA Martial Arts, Little Rock, AR
Laura Garrett, Special Agent, CISP, FBI, Little Rock, AR
This year, the UCA Chapter of Psi Chi is partnering with the UCA Food Bank to help support UCA community members in need.
All non-perishable food donations will be accepted. During September, the food bank is focusing on collecting: (1) canned tuna and (2) muffin mixes.
Donations can be dropped off at the main psychology offices on the second floor of Mashburn Hall.
"Funded by a grant from the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the MFP has created the Services for Transition Age Youth (STAY) fellowship to support the training of master’s level practitioners in mental health services. This fellowship is designed for students in terminal master’s programs in psychology whose training prepares them to provide mental health services to transition age youth (ages 16 through 25) and their families."
Nail, P. R., & Simon, J. B. (Eds.). (2016). Bullying: A social influence perspective. Abingdon, UK: Routledge.
Cory Cobb, a second year student in the Counseling Psychology doctoral program, and Dr. Dong Xie's paper, "Coping Styles and Depression among Undocumented Hispanic Immigrants,was accepted for publication in the Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. This is Cory's second first-author, peer-reviewed publication this year.
Dr. Shawn Charlton, Dr. Kenith Sobel, and Dr. Susan Sobel (Director of the UCA Counseling Center) have published a new textbook for General Psychology. Psychology: The Science of Who We Are (Fountainhead Press) is in bookstores this week and will be used for several sections of General Psychology this fall.