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Counseling Psychology Program’s HRSA grant activities were featured in a national report

NMSU’s  Counseling Psychology Program’s HRSA grant activities were featured in a national report from the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) organization (https://www.pcpcc.org/).  This education & training report, titled “Progress and Promise: Profiles in Interprofessional Health Training to Deliver Patient-Centered Primary Care“. The report can be found at: https://www.pcpcc.org/resource/progress-and-promise-profiles-interprofessional-health-training-deliver-patient-centered. New Mexico State University, Counseling Psychology PhD…
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NMSU psychologists are expanding mental health care for underserved people and training future psychologists

On the front lines of behavioral health care By Rebecca Voelker October 2013 Mental health professionals are scarce in Doña Ana County, N.M., a federally designated health professional shortage area. “The most recent estimate is that there are 100 psychiatrists for 2 million people” in the state, says Christina Vento, PsyD, training director in New…
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CEP student receives APA award

Elvia Lorena Navarro, Doctoral Candidate in Counseling and Educational Psychology at New Mexico State University earned two awards at the 2013 American Psychological Association Conference. The first award was the APA/APAGS Distinguished Graduate Student Award in Professional Psychology for “demonstrating outstanding practice and application of psychology in working with an underserved population in an applied…
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Counseling and Educational Psychology garner awards at the 121st American Psychological Association Convention

Faculty and Students from the Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology in NMSU’s College of Education, addressed their colleagues, made  presentations, and  came away with several awards at the 121st American Psychological Association (APA) Annual Convention, July 31–Aug. 4, 2013, at the Hawai’i Convention Center in Honolulu. Division  Addresses: Dr. Jonathan Schwartz gave his Fellows…
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CEP Presentations at APA 2013

Awards: Dr. Jonathan Schwartz gave his Fellows address for Div. 17 – Counseling Psychology. Dr. Luis Vazquez gave his Presidential address for Div. 45 – Ethnic Minority Psychology. Doctoral student, Lorena Navarro, received the 2013 APA/APAGS Award for Distinguished Graduate Student in Professional Psychology, and gave a presentation titled, “Working With Fronterizos in the Southwest…
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The Colleges of Education and Health & Social Services work together to transform health care education

A collaborative effort to teach medical residents, nursing graduate students, psychology graduate students and pharmacy graduate students together through interprofessional education was the goal of the first-ever Summer Geriatric Interprofessional Clinical Immersion held at New Mexico State University. – See more at: http://newscenter.nmsu.edu/9611/nmsu-works-transform-health-care-education

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Faculty member helps children understand their emotions

People often think of grade school as the place for learning reading, writing and arithmetic, but is there room to teach children social skills and how to deal with their emotions? Ivelisse Torres-Fernandez, assistant professor of counseling and educational psychology, says yes. Torres came to New Mexico State University in 2008 and along with teaching…
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NMSU faculty members named to leadership roles in American Psychological Association

New Mexico State University faculty members Jonathan Schwartz and Luis Vazquez have been elected to prominent leadership roles of their respective divisions of the American Psychological Association. Schwartz, head of the Counseling and Educational Psychology Department in the College of Education, was one of three candidates nominated for the president-elect position of Division 51 of…
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Dr. Eve Adams Receives SDS Program Grant

COE News Dr. Eve M. Adams, Associate Professor and Director of Training, PhD Program in Counseling Psychology has received  a 4-yr. award for a total of $930,000 from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Bureau of Health Professions. The HRSA Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students program provides funds to schools to make scholarships to full-time,…
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