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

Yahoo!
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.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
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

NPR
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.

K-12 Dive
February 11, 2022

Current protests and strikes — while not as high-profile or large-scale as those in 2018-19 during the #RedforEd movement — will still be influential, said Brad Marianno, assistant professor of educational policy and leadership at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, in an email.

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.