McGill’s Summer Institute of School Psychology (SISP) is looking for blog contributors!

See below and the flyer attached for more information: ABOUT US: We are a student-led initiative consisting of graduate students in School/Applied Child Psychology at McGill University. We aim to provide professionals and the community with information on youth development. OUR MISSION is to collaborate with experts who work with youth to provide other professionals and the community with evidenced based information about child development, general and mental health, developmental milestones, and education from infancy to young adulthood.

Get Involved with PURC: New Opportunity for Undergraduates in Psychology

Welcome to PURC! The Psychology Undergraduate Research Club is a new community we are seeking to build. We hope it will create a venue for undergraduates to develop professional skills and learn more about psychological research. Depending on interest, this group could meet on a weekly basis, offering a variety of presentation opportunities for undergraduates and incorporating guest speakers to provide career development and exposure to work in the field. For Fall 2020, the group will meet over Zoom and the time will be determined once this survey is completed and a mailing list is generated. We hope the group will span all […]

Seeking Mental Health Speaker

The T1 Agency, just like any other small to large business has been affected in a someway due to COVID-19. T1 employees have been faced with many difficulties in some way within the last few months with wage cuts, quickly adapting to a work from home life, the fear of job loss, and the added stresses for parents.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀We would greatly appreciate having someone of expertise to speak to our team (via zoom) about how to manage/ cope these kind of stresses. As well, offering advice to managers on how to communicate effectively to staff working through this and tips on how […]

Invitation to Canadian Psychology Students to Participate in a National Survey of Research Practices

Dear fellow students, We are looking for Canadian students studying in psychology programs to complete a national survey of student research practices. The purpose of this study is to assess students’ current awareness, knowledge of, and attitudes towards the replication crisis and open science, as well as their attitudes towards and usage of various research practices within the field of psychological science. To be eligible to participate in this study, you must be over the age of 18 years and currently enrolled in psychology program (undergraduate, graduate) or completing a post-doctoral fellowship in psychology at a Canadian academic institution. The […]

Spirit of Life Volunteer Opportunity

The Spirit of Life is looking for volunteers to help out with their social skills program for special needs children. The volunteer will help with classroom management, and assist individual children with special needs. The program runs every Saturday or Sunday, lasting for 12 weeks for each run. Location is Markham. Each session per week is about 3 hours (morning or afternoon). If you have time to spare and want to gain experience working with special needs children, please contact us below by filling out an interest survey:http://solhc.ca/index.php/volunteer

Looking for submissions for Hey, Teach! Magazine

Hey, Teach! Magazine is a student run publication currently looking for submissions for their next issue. The theme of the issue is ‘Barriers to Education & Accessibility’. Submissions could therefore surround topics such as accessibility to mental health resources or learning accommodations. If you are interested in being published please submit either a written piece (of less than 500 words) or any artwork or photography to heyteach@utoronto.ca by OCTOBER 10 at 11:59pm.

Shift Collab Therapy Practice

Did you know undergrad UofT students are covered for 20 therapy sessions per year, and grad students have great coverage as well? Shift is a therapy practice that’s a short 2-minute walk from UofT St. George that helps students get the support they need by offering a special rate that’s just for undergrad and graduate U of T students, so check it out!    

J.F. Walker Lecture in June!

On behalf of the University of Toronto Speech-Language Pathology Alumni Association, we would like to invite any interested staff and students to join us for our J.F. Walker Lecture on Friday, June 14th, 2019. This year the topic is Screen Time with Kids and Telerehab with Adults: Navigating the Benefits and Challenges, and we have four very exciting speakers presenting. This event is part of our speech-language pathology masters curriculum and all students attend, but it is also an opportunity for our clinical and student communities to connect and many clinicians and students from other related areas are encouraged to […]