In The News: Department of Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services

Las Vegas Review Journal
May 21, 2021

Danica Hays will become the UNLV College of Education’s permanent dean after filling the job on an interim basis for nine months. The change will take effect July 1, the university announced Thursday.

Las Vegas Review Journal
May 21, 2021

Danica Hays will become the UNLV College of Education’s permanent dean after filling the job on an interim basis for nine months. The change will take effect July 1, the university announced Thursday.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
March 31, 2021

More students, more teachers. Thousands of valley kids will make their return to the classroom next week. For many, it marks the first in-person learning in more than a year. But before that happens, there's a conversation we need to be having with our kids. 13 Action News anchor Tricia Kean picks up some important safety advice from a local expert.

K-12DIVE
March 9, 2021

A student in mental health or behavioral crisis can display obvious actions such as punching or screaming. But other mental health struggles can be hidden, including suicidal ideations, depression and anxiety. As more students return to school after long periods of virtual learning, schools need to be prepared to respond strategically to all types of intensive behaviors, say school psychology experts.

Las Vegas Review Journal
March 1, 2021

Some of the Las Vegas Valley’s youngest students are facing a huge transition this week as they set foot in a classroom for the first time in nearly a year — or the first time ever, for some — and mental health experts warn that it may not a smooth one.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
March 1, 2021

Some Clark County School District students may have some first day of school jitters as they head back to in-person class Monday morning.

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.