Psychology Majors Orientation - Psychology at UBC`s Okanagan

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WELCOME TO THE
2014-2015
PSYCHOLOGY MAJORS
ORIENTATION SESSION
Agenda
•Welcome by the Head, Dr. Jan Cioe
•Introduction of Program Advisors & Unit Assistant
•Introduction of Faculty members
•Opportunities to volunteer for psychological research
•Introduction of Psychology Course Union
•Information about CPA
DR. JAN CIOE
•Nature of program
B.A. / B.Sc.
• Course Prerequisites
Majors / Honours
• Honours as preparation for Graduate Studies
• Honours Program with a Specialization in
Forensics
•Calendar / Degree Navigator
•General Question Period
Welcome from the Head
A few words of welcome from
the current leader of the
Psychology Department, who
exemplifies the concept of a
smaller campus where more
personal contact is possible
between students and faculty
through an intimate learning
environment.
Program Advisors:
Linda Allan
Senior Undergraduate Advisor
Linda Hatt
Advisor and Articulation
Support Staff
Initial contact person for
Psychology....
Marla MacDonald
ASC 286
PHONE: 250-807-9528
EMAIL:
[email protected]
Support Staff
Initial contact person for Psychology
Graduate Program....
Marlis Wecels
ASC 167A
PHONE: 250-807-8241
EMAIL: [email protected]
THE PSYCHOLOGY FACULTY
MICHAEL WOODWORTH
Hon.B.A. (Victoria), M.Sc. (Dalhousie),
Ph.D. (Dalhousie), R.Psych.
Director of Clinical Training
Office: ASC 205
Phone: (250) 807-8731
Email: [email protected]
RESEARCH: psychopathy; violent offending; deception detection;
computer-mediated communication; assessment and treatment of
forensic populations; memory and psychiatric issues primarily
within a legal context
CURRENT TEACHING: forensic psychology; ethics and professional
standards in clinical psychology [g]
SUSAN WELLS
B.A. (Pennsylvania State), MSW (SUNY, Albany),
Ph.D. (Southern California)
Office: ASC 453
Phone: (250) 807-8163
Email: [email protected]
RESEARCH: investigates the possible causes of overrepresentation of African
American children in the United States’ out-of-home care; re-entry into out-ofhome care after reunification with family; stability of out-of-home care
placements; explores child welfare case types to identify characteristics that
more closely represent the complexity of cases seen in the field
CURRENT TEACHING: program evaluation [JOINT APPOINTMENT WITH SOCIAL
WORK: child welfare services and policy; research methods (g)]
ZACH WALSH
Hon.B.A. (U. of Winnipeg), M.S. (Rosalind
Franklin U), Ph.D. (Rosalind Franklin U),
R.Psych.
Office: ASC 206
Phone: (250) 807-9373
Email: [email protected]
RESEARCH: psychopathy; substance abuse; addictions; borderline personality
disorder; criminal violence; intimate partner violence; socioeconomic status;
neighbourhood factors; normal personality; affective dysregulation; attentional
biases; the interrelated roles of personality, substance use and sociodemographic
factors in predicting different classes of violent behavior; the affective and
cognitive factors that subserve antisocial behavior in general
TEACHING: introduction to psychology; research methods and statistics; drugs and
behaviour; psychological interventions [g]
CAROLYN SZOSTAK,
[on leave from 2014.01-07]
Hon.B.A. (Carlton), M.A. (Carleton),
Ph.D. (UBC)
Office: ART 324
Phone: (250) 807-8736
Email: [email protected]
RESEARCH: Media and mental health stigma; how mental
health/disorders are portrayed in different genres of television (dramas,
comedies, talk shows, etc.) and how these depictions influence people’s
attitudes and behaviours; the role of media in combating stigmatizing
attitudes about mental health disorders and suicide; adjustment to
university.
CURRENT TEACHING: psychopathology; counseling interviewing
JANICE SNYDER
B.Sc. (Alberta, Lakehead), Ph.D.
(Alberta)
Office: ART 318
Phone: (250) 807-8733
Email: [email protected]
RESEARCH: role of attentional orienting in navigation, visual
search, and reading readiness with an emphasis on determining
the neural correlates underlying these abilities; explores the
mechanisms and neural substrates of "selective attention" that
allow for coherent behaviour in a visually complex world
CURRENT TEACHING: introductory psychology; cognition; visual
perception
BARBARA RUTHERFORD
B.P.E. (Alberta), M.Sc. (Alberta),
Ph.D. (Auckland)
ACTING DEAN, IKBSAS
Office: ASC
Phone: (250)
Email: [email protected]
RESEARCH: communication between the hemispheres of the
brain during reading in people with and without a reading
disability such as dyslexia; developmental trends in hemispheric
specialization for reading
NOT CURRENTLY TEACHING: [memory; cognitive processes;
biopsychology]
STEPHEN PORTER
B.Sc. (Acadia), M.A. (UBC),
PhD. (UBC), R.Psych.
Office: ASC 204
Phone: (250) 807-9129
Email: [email protected]
RESEARCH: psychology and law; legal decision-making; forensic
aspects of memory/PTSD; deception detection; criminal behaviour;
psychopathic personality; examines the criminal activity of
psychopathic offenders, the accuracy of memory for traumatic
events and behavioural cues to deception
CURRENT TEACHING: forensic psychology; psychopathy & violence
[g]; psychopathology [g]
BRIAN O’CONNOR
H.B.Sc. (St. F.X.), M.Sc., Ph.D. (U. Victoria)
Office: ART 330
Phone: (250) 807-9636
Email: [email protected]
RESEARCH: statistics; methods; normal and abnormal personality;
interpersonal behaviour; psychopathology; writes software for
statistical procedures
CURRENT TEACHING: advanced statistics & research methods
[also g]; interpersonal behaviour & psychopathology
CYNTHIA MATHIESON
B.A. (MacMurray), M.A. (Northern Arizona),
B.A. Hon. (U. Ottawa), M.Sc. & Ph.D.
(U. Calgary)
PROVOST
Office:
Phone:
Email: [email protected]
RESEARCH: identity theory; narrative and thematic analyses;
health psychology; women's health; provide an understanding
of identity and its narrative as well as the barriers to health care
NOT CURRENTLY TEACHING: [community psychology; history of
psychology; health psychology]
MAYA LIBBEN
B.Sc. (U of A), PhD (McGill)
Office: ASC 284
Phone: (250) 807- 9026
Email: [email protected]
RESEARCH: cognitive neuroscience; psychopathology;
schizophrenia; psycholinguistics; bilingualism; transitive inference;
figurative language processing; eating disorders; uses behavioural
and neurophysiological methods to examine
language, attention and memory in clinical and non-clinical
populations
CURRENT TEACHING: introductory psychology; psychopathology
MARVIN KRANK
B.A. (Indiana), Ph.D. (McMaster)
Office: ART 334
Phone: (250) 807-8773
Email: [email protected]
RESEARCH: development of substance abuse in adolescence;
vulnerabilities related to social learning; cognitive models that
differentiate implicit (unconscious) from explicit memories; the
relative role of automatic associations versus executive
control;social experiences, dispositions, memories, and
thoughts that predict transitions to substance use and to
substance abuse.
CURRENT TEACHING: learning; psychometrics & test evaluation
[also g]; addiction; biopsychology
SUSAN HOLTZMAN
B.Sc. (McMaster), M.A. (UBC),
Ph.D. (UBC), R.Psych.
Office: ASC 283
Phone: (250) 807-8730
Email: [email protected]
RESEARCH: health psychology; adjustment to chronic illness; stress
and coping; close relationships; caregiving; depression; chronic
pain; organ transplantation; daily process methodologies;
pathways through which the social environment can influence
physical and emotional well-being in healthy and chronically ill
populations
CURRENT TEACHING: introductory psychology; health psychology;
psychological assessment [g]
MARK HOLDER
B.A. (SFU), Ph.D. (Berkeley)
[on leave from 2014.01-07]
Office: ART 320
Phone: (250) 807-8728
Email: [email protected]
RESEARCH: positive psychology and the science of happiness;
research has four main thrusts: 1) the predictors (e.g.,
temperament, spirituality, and social) of happiness in children; 2)
strategies and programs to promote well-being; 3) the biological
basis of happiness; and 4) developing new measures of happiness
CURRENT TEACHING: introductory psychology; behavioural
neuroscience; positive psychology]
LINDA HATT
B.Sc. (Oklahoma), M.Sc. (Alberta),
Ph.D. (Alberta)
Office: ART 327
Phone: (250) 807-9323
Email: [email protected]
RESEARCH: health psychology; pain management; experimental
analysis of behavior
CURRENT TEACHING: health psychology; personality; history
and theories of Psychology / contemporary theories [g]
LIANE GABORA
Hon.B.Sc (UWO), M.Sc. (Queens), Ph.D.
(Free University of Brussels)
Office: ART 336
Phone: (250) 807-9849
Email: [email protected]
RESEARCH: creativity; concepts, especially how they combine
and adapt to new contexts; origins of modern cognition;
cultural evolution; computer models of the above
CURRENT TEACHING: CURRENTLY ON MEDICAL LEAVE psychology of creativity
PAUL GABIAS
B.A., Ph.D. (NYU), LL.D. (Victoria)
Office: ART 228
Phone: (250) 807-9383
Email: [email protected]
RESEARCH: interface between visual and haptic perception; the
comprehension and production of haptic pictures by the blind;
health and adjustment; increases our understanding of
perceptual, cognitive, and social aspects blindness
CURRENT TEACHING: introductory psychology; non-visual
perception; psychology of touch; psychological aspects of
advocacy
PAUL G. DAVIES
B.A. (Simon Fraser), M.Sc. (Western
Washington), Ph.D. [Waterloo]
Postdoctoral Work [Stanford]
Office: ART 327
Phone: (250) 807-8727
Email: [email protected]
RESEARCH: The focus of my research is intergroup relations; specifically,
stereotypes, prejudice, and discrimination. One program of research
examines diverse forms of social identity threat, and a second examines how
perceived stereotypicality can influence the levels of prejudice and
discrimination that target stigmatized individuals. The majority of my
research is applied to business and law enforcement contexts.
CURRENT TEACHING –Introductory psychology; social psychology
LINDA ALLAN,
B.A. (McMaster), M.A. (Guelph)
Office: ART 328
Phone: (250) 807-8729
Email: [email protected]
RESEARCH: ageist attitudes and beliefs in different
populations; the mitigation of ageist attitudes and behaviour;
ageist treatment of the elderly; cognitive ageing; a cross
sectional comparison of adults’ and university undergraduates’
attitudes and knowledge about elderly persons
CURRENT TEACHING: child and adulthood & aging
JAN CIOE
Hon. B.A. (Toronto), M.A. (UWO), M.Phil.
(Cantab) Ph.D. (UWO), R.Psych.
UNIT HEAD, Psychology, IKBSAS
Office: ASC 285
Phone: (250) 807-8732
Home: (250) 763-1225
Email: [email protected]
RESEARCH: human sexuality; forensic psychology; recovery of
function from cortical lesions
CURRENT TEACHING: research methods and statistics; human
sexuality
HARRY MILLER [Adjunct]
B.A. (Alberta), MEd (Alberta), Ph.D. (Ohio State
University)
Office: TBA
Phone: 250-862-4220
Email: [email protected]
RESEARCH: assessment of memory with traumatic brain injury;
peripheral vascular disease and cognition; emotional function
post stroke; effects of alcohol use on recovery from brain injury.
CURRENT TEACHING: neuroscience of cognition
TARA CARPENTER
[Sessional]
Hon. BA [Dalhousie], MA [UBCO]
Office: ART323
Phone: 250-807-9507
Email: [email protected]
• Danica Patton [Sessional] – Biopsychology of
Behaviour & Sleep and Rhythms
• Andrea Klassen [Sessional] – Abnormal Child
Psychology
Opportunities
to volunteer for
psychological
research
Psychology Course Union
Helping students make the most of their UBC Okanagan
Campus experience...
INTRODUCTION/BACKGROUND
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Dakota and Shirley
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CPA Campus Representatives
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Email:
[email protected]
[email protected]
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UBC Okanagan Informational Page:
http://web.ubc.ca/okanagan/psyo/welcome.html
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Facebook Group Page:
Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) at UBCO
OVERVIEW OF THE CPA
Objectives of the CPA:
1) Improve the health and wealth of Canadians
2) Promote excellence and innovation in psychological research,
education and practice
3) Promote the advancement, development, dissemination, and
application of psychological knowledge
4) Provide high quality services to members of the CPA
UBC (OKANAGAN CAMPUS) AND THE CPA
Faculty Representative
Dr. Jan Cioe
Undergraduate Campus
Representative
Dakota Broadfoot
Graduate Campus
Representative
Shirley Hutchinson
BECOMING INVOLVED WITH THE CPA
What are the benefits?
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Great volunteering opportunity
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Many opportunities to become involved in specialized areas
(e.g., Criminal Justice Psychology, Clinical Psychology)
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Opportunity to either present at, or attend the annual CPA
convention
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Access to CPA Journals/Newspapers/Publications
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Student Price Card
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Annual Convention (e.g., presentations, networking, workshops,
student awards, job opportunities and travel) – Vancouver 2014
BECOMING INVOLVED WITH THE CPA
For Students:
- Must be a psychology student with proof of
enrolment
- Membership: $62.00* (subject to rate change
each year)
- All members can purchase access to a variety
of CPA Special Interest Groups (for an additional
cost)
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Bachelor of Arts Major in Psychology
Bachelor of Arts Honours in Psychology
General B.A. with a concentration in Psychology
Bachelor of Arts Honours with a Specialization in Forensic Psychology
Bachelor of Science Major in Psychology
Bachelor of Science Honours in Psychology
Bachelor of Science Honours with a Specialization in Forensic Psychology
A minor in Psychology can be taken in combination with any B.A. or B.Sc. Major or
Honours Degree
Course
prerequisites
for
Psychology
Courses
DR. MICHAEL
WOODWORTH
KEY RESOURCE:
ACADEMIC CALENDAR
calendar.ubc.ca/okanagan
All the details about the University rules and
regulations including the specific
requirements for our degrees and programs
Degree Navigator
Simple Step-by-Step
Instructions
Log onto your CWL
Logging on: Student Services Centre
Start Page
Select the Degree
Select Report / BA: Completed[✔], Not yet [×]
Select UBC Report for BSc & Arts report for BA
BSc /
Completed[✔], Not yet [×]
BA requirements
BSc requirements
BSC REQUIREMENTS
Arts Requirement: Student must complete at least 18 credits
of Arts course credits, including 6 credits of first-year
English and at least 12 other credits in Arts courses that
are recognized for credit toward the B.A. degree.
Note: PSYO courses are NOT Arts courses for B.Sc.
Psychology students.
Psych requirements
Psych requirements
• The second-year courses are often prerequisites for upper-level
(third- and fourth-year) courses in the discipline. Students are
strongly advised to consider what upper-level courses are of
interest to ensure that they have the proper prerequisites.
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PSYCHOLOGY MEET AND GREET….
Meet the faculty, students, and staff from the Psychology
Department
Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014
4:00 p.m.
ARTS ATRIUM
Refreshments and conversation provided!!

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