Thursday, January 7, 2021

Strong Majority of Canadians Want Improved Access to Psychologists

The Canadian Psychological Association and the Council of Professional Associations of Psychologists have released an article about a strong majority of Canadians wanting improved access to psychologists. Read the article here: https://cpa.ca/strong-majority-of-canadians-want-improved-access-to-psychologists/

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Top-ranked Psychology shines at this week’s student mental health conference

Part of Waterloo’s Thrive Week, the augural Virtual Conference on Student Mental Health Research includes discussion and research presentations by students, staff and faculty. Not surprisingly, many presenters are from the Department of Psychology and the Centre for Mental Health Research and Treatment (CMHRT).

Saturday, August 22, 2020

National Post Bigger Class Size Could Mean 5 Times Covid-19 Infections

The National Post has released an article saying that in Canada bigger elementary class sizes could mean 5 times the number of Covid-19 infections.

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Will Our Kids be Alright?

Join the University of Waterloo, in partnership with Kitchener Public Library, for an online community lecture. Register below for this free event. 

Monday, May 25, 2020

The CMHRT is Hiring a Part-Time Staff Psychologist

University of Waterloo Department of Psychology –Psychologist, CMHRT (part time 17.5 hours/week)

Monday, April 6, 2020

UW's Beyond the Bulletin Podcast

In our first episode since COVID-19 brought significant changes to University operations, Dr. Christine Purdon, a professor and psychologist, shares ways we can manage anxiety. Many members of the UWaterloo community have stepped up to support our neighbours and frontline workers. And course instruction goes online. Click here for the broadcast: https://soundcloud.com/beyond-the-bulletin/episode-38-coronavirus-anxiety-supporting-community-teaching-online

Sunday, April 5, 2020

Health Worries? Cyberchondria will make you sick

One of our Clinical Psychology Professors at the University of Waterloo, Dr. Christine Purdon, was interviewed by the Toronto Sun in the following article, https://torontosun.com/news/local-news/braun-health-worries-cyberchondria-will-make-you-sick.

Friday, April 3, 2020

Managing stress during the COVID-19 pandemic

Dr. Christine Purdon, one of our Clinical Psychology professors at the University of Waterloo was interviewed by CTV News. Dr. Purdon's interview is here: https://kitchener.ctvnews.ca/managing-stress-during-the-covid-19-pandemic-1.4882291

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Supporting Children During a Public Health Emergency

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network has come out with a brochure and some interesting articles and activities for how to support children and adolescents during a public health emergency. The brochure is here.

Monday, March 30, 2020

Supporting Children and Young People with Worries about COVID-19

The University of Reading and the University of Oxford have released a booklet with important and useful information for how to support children and young people through these interesting times. Please click on the title to see the booklet: COVID-19 Advice for Parents and Carers .

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