November 14, 2006
For immediate release
On Monday, November 13, eight Ph.D. candidates in the Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology of the Gevirtz School at UC Santa Barbara took part in a cutting-edge Annual Research Festival. The event, attended by faculty members and other graduate students at the Gevirtz School, featured the latest findings on a wide-range of issues, including Attention Deficit Disorder, alcohol and substance abuse, English Language Learning, and bullying. The morning concluded with discussant Dr. Manny Casas wrapping up the meaningfulness of the presentations.
In close collaboration with their advisor, each doctoral student in the Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology is required to participate in a research study by the end of their second year. The student then presents the study at the CCSP Research Festival, which is now in its tenth year.
Dr. Collie Conoley, faculty organizer for the event, says, “The presentations inaugurate the doctoral students into the academic world by showcasing their mentored original research contributions. The event inspires the beginning doctoral students and reassures the faculty that research is more than an academic exercise; it contributes to the betterment of society.”
The students and their presentations were:
[Dr. Collie Conoley is available for interviews; contact George Yatchisin at 805 893 5789.]