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Department of Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services News

The Department of Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services (CSH) prepares advocates and leaders who apply theoretical, educational, and clinical models to practice and research within a variety of mental health and human service professions.

Current Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services News

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Business and Community | February 24, 2021

As some local schools reopen for in-person learning March 1, UNLV professor Katherine Lee examines the impact of the COVID pandemic on children’s mental health and the professionals helping them weather it.

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Business and Community | February 5, 2021

Nevada Institute on Teaching and Educator Preparation finds home at UNLV and in the community.

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Business and Community | June 4, 2020

Mental health expert Dr. Michelle Paul provides strategies on fighting off anxieties as people return to work, outside activities.

Michelle Paul, director of The PRACTICE Mental Health Clinic at UNLV, sits in front of her computer in her office to conduct a virtual meeting.
Business and Community | April 2, 2020

The PRACTICE Mental Health Clinic responds to outbreak, offers all services to existing patients virtually.

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Business and Community | March 25, 2020

UNLV College of Education professor explains trauma symptoms of children versus adults, and offers strategies and resources to help overcome them.

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Campus News | October 1, 2018

In the days after the Oct. 1 tragedy, UNLV mental health experts helped hundreds deal with the trauma. Three of them share their insights.

Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services In The News

Newswise
February 25, 2021

By now, with the COVID-19 pandemic approaching the one-year mark, the impacts of extended quarantine on all ways of life have been well documented.

KNPR News
January 28, 2021

After months of back and forth about when students will return to in-person learning, the Clark County School District announced Wednesday that students pre-K through third grade will return to school starting March 1.

Las Vegas Weekly
August 20, 2020

Back-to-school season is usually an upbeat time, but as students begin distance learning this year, some professionals are concerned about the mental aspects of being stuck at home in isolation.

KSNV-TV: News 3
November 13, 2019

Violence, guns on campus, suicides, these are realities at many of our schools.

KNPR News
November 5, 2019

Teen suicide is rising in Nevada and mental health care in the state is ranked the lowest in the country.

KSNV-TV: News 3
October 23, 2019

The sixth-grade class was back in session at Del Webb Middle School Tuesday after an 11-year-old student brought a gun to campus Monday.

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Recent Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services Accomplishments

February 5, 2021
Jared Lau (Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services) and colleagues Atsuko Seto (The College of New Jersey) and Kent Becker (Saybrook University) recently published their article, "“When You Take This Jump and Cross Racial Boundaries”: Parents’ Experiences of Raising Multiracial Children" in The Family Journal, the official...
January 27, 2021
Jungnam Kim (Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services) published the manuscript “The Relationship Between High School Sophomores’ Purpose Orientations and Their Postsecondary Completion a Decade Later” in the Professional School Counseling Journal. She worked alongside colleagues at California State University at Fresno on the...
January 12, 2021
Jungnam Kim (Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services) published the manuscript "School Principals' and Counselors' Focus on College-going: The Impact of School Leader Expectations and Primary Goals on Postsecondary Education"  in the Journal of College Access. She worked alongside colleagues from Ball State University department...
January 6, 2021
Chia-Liang Dai (Teaching and Learning) served as lead author on the article "Physical activity interventions targeting perceived body image among adolescent girls" published in the Journal of Physical Education and Sport in collaboration with colleagues Manoj Sharma (Environmental and Occupational Health), Ching-Chen Chen (Counselor Education,...
December 1, 2020
Heather Dahl (Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services) was awarded the Western Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Special Recognition Award at the most recent annual business meeting. The award honors individuals who have promoted and supported the counseling profession. 
September 28, 2020
Patrice Leverett (Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services) has been appointed as chair of the College of Education Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice Committee. Wendy Rodgers (Early Childhood, Multilingual, and Special Education) will serve as chair-elect for the current academic year.