Black Lives Matter – A Brief History of Racism in Psychology

The Psychology Students’ Association at the University of Toronto (St. George) stands in solidarity with and in support of the black community, who have been unfairly treated and brutalized by racial injustices. In light of the Black Lives Matter movement, we would like to pause, reflect, and learn about systemic racism in academia and in particular, psychology.  Psychology is a field that people often look to in order to answer questions about racism. What kind of stereotypes do people have about black people? How do these prejudices manifest? What can be done to combat racism? However, it is also important […]

OFFICIAL PSA STATEMENT REGARDING COVID-19

Hi everyone. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and the university’s recommendation to cease all non-academic activity, the PSA will be cancelling all events that require physical attendance and suspending the operation of the PSA office until further notice. However, we will continue to pursue opportunities in service of our student body, such as hosting our events virtually. More information on virtual events will come at a later date once we have finalized the details. In the meantime, we hope everyone remembers to take care of themselves. With all of the pandemonium and confusing events going on in the world, it […]

Stoicon-X Toronto 2019

‘Stoicon-X events are annual conferences organized around the world. The theme for this year’s conference in Toronto is PRACTICE. Stoicism is a highly practical philosophy. It is meant to be put into action and it is not designed for those who prefer to stay on the armchair. However, since the majority of the ancient texts are missing, we are uncertain of how the Stoics actually practiced. The Modern Stoic movement has found itself and is now in the process of discovering and developing ways to practice both individually and collectively. This year’s conference is meant to continue this discussion.’ You […]

Volunteer Office Assistant Position at a Private Psychology Clinic

We are seeking a highly motivated and reliable student enrolled in a Psychology or Social Work program to fill our volunteer office assistant position! The position involves: Exposure to clients in a clinical setting Entering therapy outcome evaluation data Scoring assessment measures Completing various administrative tasks Assisting in the management of client files Performing literature searches and reviews If interested, please send your cover-letter and CV to Volunteer Coordinator, Lynn Nguyen at lnguyen@broadviewpsychology.com

Feedback Form

The Psychology Students’ Association and the Psychology Department would like to hear from you! Are you currently or previously a student in a PSY course, or are currently enrolled in a PSY subject POSt? Do you have opinions about where the Psychology Department could improve or have suggestions that you would love to share? We are currently working with the psychology department to collect feedback from the psychology students to hopefully improve the psychology curriculum for future generations. If you have any general concerns or suggestions, please feel free to let us know what you would like to see done. […]

New Inkblot Website

Fellow students – check out Inkblot’s newly launched and published new blog section! Access the blog website by clicking on the “Blog” button on the menu of their main website: https://inkblotuoft.wordpress.com Or directly at: https://inkblotblogging.wordpress.com The first blog was just published Friday morning! If you’d like, leave a comment and let them know what you think. Follow them on Facebook to get a share whenever a new blog post is published and keep up-to-date on your fellow students’ thoughts and ideas about topics in psychology and mental health!