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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

2022 UNLV Spring Commencement Ceremony for the Graduate College.  May 13, 2022 (Josh Hawkins/UNLV)
Campus News | June 2, 2022

A collection of news stories highlighting the experts and student changemakers at UNLV.

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People | April 30, 2021

A strong proponent for women, Heather Cassella says she wants women to feel safe sharing their lives and experiences.

Business and Community | April 21, 2021

UNLV recognizes individuals for their exceptional work in community engagement activities.

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Campus News | April 21, 2021

Community-Based Research 2021 Award recipient Patrice Leverett’s research equips teachers with skills to address discipline in ways that mitigate bias.

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Campus News | April 14, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting health, recovery, and celebration at UNLV.

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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.

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

Las Vegas Sun
September 22, 2022

A ” We Need to Talk” panel discussion on critical race theory at UNLV’s Greenspun Hall Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022.

May 25, 2022

Warning signs showed in the 18-year-old who committed the mass shooting at a Texas elementary school. A UNLV psychology professor, Dr. Sam Song explains the warning signs.

May 25, 2022

An unfortunately familiar story for our nation.

Las Vegas Sun
May 15, 2022

Some district teachers, students place blame squarely on class sizes, but research on subject is mixed

May 12, 2022

After several days of classroom lockdowns when violent brawls broke out inside Desert Oasis High School in Las Vegas, Cherish Morgan had had enough.

Las Vegas Review Journal
April 22, 2022

Three students were arrested Wednesday in three separate assaults on teachers and staff at Las Vegas Valley schools, the latest in a growing trend of violence throughout the Clark County School District that some experts and community leaders say is the culmination of a lack of comprehensive resources for children that has been exacerbated by the pandemic.

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Recent Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services Accomplishments

September 12, 2022
Jared Lau (CSH) and colleagues Atsuko Seto (College of New Jersey) and Kent Becker (Saybrook University) recently published their article, Navigating Multiracial Identities for Women in a Predominantly Monoracial Society: A Qualitative Inquiry in the International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling. In their article, Seto, Lau, and Becker…
August 30, 2022
Jungnam Kim (Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services) published the manuscript “Hidden behind the model minority stereotype: Exploring disparities and the role of parent empowerment in Asian students’ college enrollment” in the Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development. She worked alongside school counselor educators (…
August 23, 2022
Ching-Chen Chen (Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services) served as lead author of the article "Measurement and Functional Invariance of Psychological Individuation Constructs Across Cultures: Initial Evidence From Taiwan and the United States" published in the journal, Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development.…
August 15, 2022
Patrice Leverett (Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services) and her colleagues were awarded the 2022 Anti-Racism Action Grant from Division 16 of the American Psychological Association (APA). Her project utilizes participant action research to increase anti-racism and decolonial efforts in the teaching and practice of School…
June 20, 2022
Samuel Song (Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services) was an invited speaker at the The Restorative and Trauma-Informed Summer Summit hosted by Clark County School District's (CCSD) equity and diversity education department earlier this month. The goal of the summit was to provide high-quality professional development to CCSD…
June 18, 2022
Patrice Leverett (Counselor Education, School Psychology and Human Services) and collaborators published a new article, "Decolonizing School Psychology Research: A Systematic Literature Review in the Journal of Social Issues.