Faculty and Student Recognition - May 2011
David Shwalb was inducted into the Rollins Society at Tap Day on April 22, 2011.
Lyons, H. Z., Bike, D. H., Johnson, A., & Bethea, A. (in press). Culturally competent qualitative research with people of African descent. Journal of Black Psychology.
Manguvo A., Whitney, S. D. & Chareka, O. (2011). The crisis of student misbehavior in Zimbabwean public schools: Teachers’ perceptions of the impact of macro socioeconomic challenges (Accepted). International Journal of Educational Administration and Policy Studies).
Ross, D., & Bergin, D.A. (2011). Recommendations from Self-Determination Theory for enhancing motivation for mathematics. In D. Brahier & W. Speer (Eds.), Motivation and disposition: Pathways to learning mathematics. Seventy-third yearbook (pp. 55-68). Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
Bergin, D. A., Bergin, C. C., Murphy, B., & Van Dover, T. M. (2011, April). Public performance increases student motivation: A missing piece of achievement goal theory. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans.
Wang, Z. (2011, April). Assessing measurement invariance of complex data with presence of ordinal indicators. Paper presented at the annual meeting of National Council on Measurement in Education, New Orleans, LA.
Wang, Z., Cho, S., & Osterlind, S. J. (2011, April). Measuring student academic growth at a state level. Paper presented at the annual meeting of American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.
Bergin, C. C., Wang, Z., Bergin, D. A., Fritz-Bryant, R., & Jamroz, R. (2011, April). Student classroom engagement in 4th to 12th grade. Poster presented at the annual meeting of American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.
Chen, H., Whitney, S. D., Wang, Z., & Zhang, J. (2011, April). Are father, father involvement the protective factors of school and/or course failure: an investigation of adolescents with six different father groups. Roundtable discussion presented at the annual meeting of American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.
Chen, H., Huang, X., Wang, Z., & Tu, W. (2011, April). Father involvement in China: An item response theory modeling approach. Roundtable discussion presented at the annual meeting of American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.
Zhang, J. & Chen, H. (2011, April). Factors affecting university faculty’s motivation to participate in performance assessment. Poster presented at the annual meeting of American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.
Dr. Ze Wang: University of Missouri Summer Research Fellowship: Assessing Measurement Invariance of Math Self-Concept and Examining the Big-Fish-Little-Pond Effect across 49 Countries: A Multilevel Latent Variable Modeling Approach
Drs. David Bergin, Christi Bergin, Ze Wang: University of Missouri Research Council: Measuring Student Classroom Engagement.
Awards and Recognitions:
Dr. Norm Gysbers received the Distinguished Friend of the College of Education Award at the 43rd Annual Recognition Awards Banquet on Friday, April 15, 2011.
Dr. Roger Worthington was inducted into the Rollins Society at Tap Day on April 22, 2011.
The ACC was recently awarded providing $5,625 in funding for technology upgrades and new furniture through the Student Fee Capital Improvement. With these funds we will install Phase 2 of our recording system into another interview room.
Faculty and Student Recognition - April 2011
Patton Garriott received a National Career Development Association (NCDA) Mentor Grant for his dissertation project. This includes a $250 grant to be used toward his dissertation study.
Sarah Beyers – Eleanor Tate Continuing Education Scholarship, P.E.O., IL Chapter
Beyers, S., Omoile Mickelson, J., & Blockus, L. (2011). The undergraduate research ambassadors program at the University of Missouri. In J. Kinkhead (Ed.), Advancing Undergraduate Research: Marketing, Communications, and Fundraising, pp. 41-42. Washington, DC: Council on Undergraduate Research.
Beyers, S., Lembke, E., & Pugh, K. (2011, February). Entering Stage 3 in Early Numeracy CBM Development: Teacher Implementation. Poster presented at the 43rd Annual Convention, National Association of School Psychologists, San Francisco, CA.
Kawika Allen has accepted a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank at Southern Utah University in their Department of Psychology with emphasis in Counseling/Clinical Psychology.
Yuhong He has accepted a Psychology Post-Doctorate Fellowship (2011-2012) at the University of Pennsylvania Counseling and Psychological Services.
Maras, M.A. & Weston, K.J. (in press). On sourcing community psychology to K-12 teacher preparation programs. The Community Psychologist.
Splett, J.S. & Maras, M.A. (2011). Closing the gap in school mental health: A community-centered model for school psychology. Psychology in the Schools, 48(4), 385-399.Whitney, S.D., Pate, C.M., Renner, L., Jacobs, K.A. (in press) Principals’ perceptions of benefits and barriers to school-based suicide prevention programs. Children and Youth Services.
3rd Annual ESCP Conference – Building Interdisciplinary Collaboration – April 8, 2011
Workshop and Paper Sessions:
Promoting Effective Classroom Management with the Incredible Years of Teaching Program (Keith Herman and Lori Newcomer)
Problem Behaviors: Why they Happen and What to do about Them (Reesha Adamson, Lindsay Borden, and Marcia Kearns)
Group Counseling Skills with Adolescent Girls from a Multicultural Perspective (Alex Wilkerson and Jennifer Collier)
Poster Sessions (Adult-focused)
Eat, Drink and Be Merry (Kelsey Davis)
Assessing Masculine Norms: Factor Support for a 22-item Instrument (Christopher Mackowiak, Glenn Good, Kari Jo Harris, Nickole J. Cronk, Ze Wang, and Delwyn Cartley)
Men in Elementary Education: Predictors of Work-and Life-Satisfaction (Christopher Mackowiak, Glenn Good, and Aaron Rochlen)
Flowing 9 to 5: Engagement at Work (Michelle Pawlowski)
Factors Influencing the Career Development of Women (Ta’janette Sconyers)
Hope in Higher Education and Beyond (Megan Woods)
Career development on career choice and exploration amongst a sample of Latina adolescents in rural Missouri (Christina Wilson)
Poster Session (Child-focused)
Using FBA/BSP and FCU to Increase Appropriate Behavior across Academics Settings for an Escape Maintained Student (Reesha M. Adamson and Barbara S. Mitchell)
Response to Intervention: Thinking about English Language Learners (Sarah Byers)
Latent Class Analyses among Racially Diverse Adolescents Girls: Understanding Sexual Coercion and Psychosocial Sequelae (Yu Bi, Heather Klemp, Betsy Butler, and Bryana French)
Adapting the Family Check-Up to an assessment-based clinic setting: Fit vs fidelity (Lindsey Borden)
A Pilot of the Classroom Check-up Coaching Model in Baltimore City (Dana Darney, Wendy Reinke, Keith Herman, Jenn Pitchford and Nick Ialongo)
Abuses of technology: A Proposal to Limit Negative Internet Exposure (Marlow M. Ghorstygrbrakoxfdeis)
The Incredible Years Teaching Training Program (Heather Klemp, Kim David, Tracey Latimore and the Project LEAP team)
Childhood social isolation and outcomes in adolescence (Lexi Schmidt, David Rohrer, and Keith Herman)
Parenting Stress and Help Seeking Behavior among East Asian Immigrant Parents (Ran Zhao and Yu Bi)
Poster Session (Policy-Related)
Missouri Title I Preschool (Ann Clare and Jenny Collier)
Infant and Toddler Curriculum Approval Process Best Practices (Katie Jacobs)
Mississippi Building Blocks: Preliminary Results of a Prevention Support System Program Evaluation (Joni Splett)
Poster Session (Training-Related)
Extending Training Borders: An Overview of the MU Mental Health Cross-Training Project (Nidhi Goel, Connie Brooks, Melissa Maras, and Laine Young-Walker)
An Overview of the Prevention Science Practicum’s Intervention Services to Children and Families (Dana Darney, Reesha Adamson, Lauren Bailey, Lindsay Borden, Ann Clare, Kimberly David, Marcia Kearns, Barbara Mitchell, Yu-Yun Wang, Keith Herman, and Wendy Reinke)
Collier, J., Brophy, C., Baker, S. I., & Maras, M.A. (2011). Coordinated school Health: A Framework to Integrate Education and Mental Health in Schools. Paper presented at the 43rd Annual Convention, National Association of School Psychologists, San Francisco, CA.
Maras, M.A., Weston, K., Carter, P., & Scott, T. (2011, March). Creation of a Missouri Community of Practice in School Mental Health. Presentation at Missouri’s 24th Annual Pathways Conference, Columbia, MO.
Maras, M.A. (2011, March). Reframing Evaluation for School Counselors. Invited presentation at the Northeast Missouri School Counselor Association Spring Meeting in Bevier, MO.
Dr. Bryana French co-presented at the 3rd Annual ESCP Conference with students Yu Bi, Heather Klemp, and Ellen Butler. Study title: LATENT CLASS ANALYSES AMONG YOUNG RACIALLY DIVERSE ADOLESCENT WOMEN: UNDERSTANDING SEXUAL COERCION AND PSYCHOSOCIAL SEQUELAE
Gysbers, N.C. (2011). Opening keynote address at the 50th Massachusetts School Counselor Association Convention, Boston, Massachusetts, April 10, 2011.
Dr. Bryana French: MU Research Council Grant was funded (Exploring the definitions and psychosocial outcomes of sexual coercion among racially and ethnically diverse adolescent males)
Dr. Bryana French: Awarded the MU Faculty Grant writing Institute, Summer 201
Awards and Recognitions:
Dr. Bryana French: Awarded as one of the 2011 Global Scholars faculty and will collaborate with faculty at the University of Western Cape for future research on sexual coercion among South African adolescents, May 18-31
The ACC’s Interdisciplinary Child and Family Practicum held interviews for 17 applicants for practicum spots! We are pleased to have accepted practicum positions for 6 counseling psych, 1 school psych, and 3 clinical psych students—6 of whom will start this summer.
The ACC recently installed Phase 1 of their upgraded recording system which includes a control unit for recording, viewing, and storing videos and one interview room set up with a point-to-zoom camera and microphone. The system will also have the capacity to feed live/saved videos to supervisors’ desk computers and a large monitor in our student workroom for more in-depth training discussions. (Funds provided via the Innovative Interdisciplinary Funds grant; supplemental grants to move forward with upgrades are submitted).
Dr. Laurie Mintz’ book was the topic of a feature article in Psychologies Magazine, Mach 2011. This is a magazine based in the UK.
Dr. Laurie Mintz was quoted in the March/April issue of Psychology Today Magazine.
Dr. Alex Waigandt chaired the Military Order of the Purple Heart Scholarship Committee.
Faculty and Student Recognition - March 2011
Student Recognition:Congratulations to our Counseling Psychology Doctoral Students on their Internship Matches for 2011-2012.
Ali Balzer – University Counseling & Psychological Services at Oregon State University in Corvallis, OR
Hannah Bush – Counseling Center at University of Illinois-Chicago in Chicago, IL
Hung Chiao – Counseling Center at University of Maryland in College Park, MD
Pat Garriott – Counseling and Mental Health Center at the University of Texas-Austin in Austin, TX
Michelle Hastings - Counseling and Mental Health Center at the University of Texas-Austin in Austin, TX
Catherine Hsieh – Counseling & Psychological Services at University of California-Los Angeles, CA
Taleb Khairallah – Department of Psychiatry at Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, CT
David Shwalb – Malcolm Grow United States Air Force Medical Center at Andrews Air Force Base, MD
Congratulations to Adipat (Andy )Chaichanasakul who has accepted a faculty position at Thammasat University in Thailand. Adipat is currently doing his pre-doctoral internship at Stanford University’s Counseling Center and will begin his faculty appointment in the Fall.
Congratulations to Jennifer Shannon who has accepted a postdoctoral fellowship at the UC Davis Counseling Center for the coming year.
Martens, M. P., Pedersen, E. R., Smith, A. E., Stewart, S. H., & O’Brien, K. (2011). Predictors of alcohol-related outcomes among college athletes: The roles of trait urgency and drinking motives. Addictive Behaviors, 36, 456-464.
Olthuis, J. V., Zamboanga, B. L., Martens, M. P., & Ham, L. S. (2011). Social influences, alcohol expectancies, and hazardous alcohol use among college athletes. Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology, 5, 24-43.
Yuen, M., Chan, R., Lau, P.S.Y., Yu, L., Chan, R.M.C., Gysbers, N.C., & Shea, P.M.K. (2010).
Implementing the comprehensive guidance and counseling program in Hong Kong: High School Teachers’ Perspectives. Asian Journal of Counselling, 17, 61-79
Gysbers, N.C. (2011). Keynote address at the Pennsylvania School Counselors Association in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, February 25, 2011
Reinke, W.M., Herman, K.C., & Stormont, M. (2011). Enhancing Classroom Supports in PBIS Schools. Symposium paper presented at the National Association of School Psychology Conference, San Francisco, CA.
Stormont, M., Reinke, W.M., Herman, K.C., & Lemke, E. (2011). School-based Interventions for Tier II. Paper presented at the National Association of School Psychology Conference, San Francisco, CA.
Awards and Recognitions:
Dr. Wendy Reinke – 2011 Junior Faculty of the Year, Trainers of School Psychologists.
Martens, M. P. (2011). Commentary (on O’Leary-Barrett et al., 2010). Evidence-Based Mental Health, 14, 23.