Accomplishments: Department of Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services

February 26, 2020
Ching-Chen Chen (Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services) recently was named secretary of the Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling (AARC), a national division of the American Counseling Association. AARC is the official division that specifically addresses research and assessment issues, training, and…
October 24, 2019
Courtney Jones (Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services) will be presenting a workshop this month at Sister Song's Let's Talk About Sex! conference in Atlanta. The conference focuses on intersecting topics of reproductive justice, sexual health, resources, healing, and more. The theme this year is "Accountability, Transcendence…
August 27, 2019
Jared Lau, Ching-Chen Chen (both Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services), and Chia-Liang Dai (Teaching & Learning), along with Yi-Wen Su of the University of Florida, recently published their article, "Using a Collaborative Model in Supervision With International Counseling Students" in the Journal of Humanistic Counseling…
August 12, 2019
Sam Song (Counselor Education, School Psychology & Human Services) was honored with the American Psychological Association's (APA) Division of School Psychology (Division 16) Mid-Career Service or Practice Award. The award is presented at the APA Convention to school psychologists from seven to 20 years post-graduation who have demonstrated…
June 6, 2019
Jared Lau (Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services), David Vallett (Teaching and Learning), and Kok-Mun Ng of Oregon State University, and co-authored an article, "The Counseling Training Environment Scale: Initial Development and Validity of a Self-Report Measure to Assess the Counseling Training Environment" in Measurement and…
May 3, 2019
Courtney Jones (Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services) was awarded the Student Commitment to Diversity and Social Justice honor at the 2019 Rebel Awards. This award recognizes a student who promotes diversity and cross-cultural sensitivity within the campus community and has a commitment to transcending cultural and racial…
March 29, 2019
Sam Song (Counselor Education, School Psychology & Human Services) and co-authors published School Psychology in a Global Society: Rules and Functions. Recognizing, now more than ever, the critical need to prepare students to enter the school psychology profession prepared to meet the needs of increasingly diverse populations, their work…
March 7, 2019
Katrina Harris and Wendy Hoskins (both Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services) presented at the Nevada School Counselor Association Conference in Las Vegas earlier this month. The presentation centered on developing self-advocacy strategies for students from underrepresented groups.
March 1, 2019
School Psychology Faculty (Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services) currently are attending and presenting at the 2019 National Association of School Psychologists annual convention in Atlanta. UNLV's program is the only school psychology program offered in Nevada and features a cultural ecological model of training.  
February 20, 2019
Chris Wood (Department of Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services) recently co-edited and published the 3rd edition of Critical Incidents in School Counseling.  Published by the American Counseling Association, Critical Incidents in School Counseling is a practical text that explores contemporary case scenarios that arise in…
February 13, 2019
Wendy Hoskins (Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services) and Holly Thompson (University of Illinois Springfield) presented a workshop, "Personalization Issues When Working with Difficult Couple and Family Issues: Supervisor Strategies for Facilitating Growth and Maturity" at the 2019 International Association of Marriage and…
January 30, 2019
Ching-Chen Chen (Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services) recently passed the National Counselor Examination and is now a Nationally Certified Counselor demonstrating her professional identity and commitment to professional counseling.