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Fall 2019

The fall calendar is constantly updated, so please check regularly for updates!

All events on the calendar count for 97 and 99 credit, except those listed in red. If the event is listed in black, you can assume that it is for 9X credit and someone will be there to sign your forms (even if a specific name is not listed).   Any event title listed in red will not count for 9X credit. 

Virtual Workshops (complete remotely):

September

September 4, 11-12, SSB103: PSY Internship Presentation. Two Psychology internship students will discuss their internship experience, including how to get a position and be successful, and share highlights of their senior capstone projects conducted at their sites. Come listen to learn more about internship opportunities in different areas of our field.

September 4, 11-12, SSB130: Neuroscience Club meeting: The club meets to share information about relevant classes, programs, speakers, research, and other neuroscience opportunities. Any and all students are welcome to attend. During most meetings a moderator will lead a discussion of a journal article found on the website linked above; you will get more out of the discussion if you read the article and contribute to the discussion, but you should feel free to attend and listen.

September 4, 12-1:30, Kendall Hall: Community Learning Day Keynote Lecture by Darnell Moore. Darnell Moore’s book, No Ashes in the Fire: Coming of Age Black and Free in America, was chosen as part of this year’s Cultural and Intellectual Community Council [CICC] intellectual theme, “#ClimateMatters: Listening, Reflecting, and Acting”. Dr. Barnack-Tavlaris will sign 9x forms.

September 10, 5 pm, Rec Center 234 (Recovery and Wellness Center): Our Stories Have Power: The words we use matter. They shape our perception and influence our reality. This is especially true when talking about individuals with substance use disorders. Through this presentation, participants will learn how to tell the story of addiction and recovery by using empowering and non-stigmatizing language. Chris Freeman will be available to sign 09x forms.

September 16, 5-7pm, ED 212: The economic, social and health impacts of pineapple production in Costa Rica. Costa Rica is now the world’s leading exporter of pineapples. Since 2001, the water sources for community of Milano, located in the Caribbean region of Costa Rica, have been contaminated by nearby pineapple plantations. Together with neighboring communities, Milano has taken their demands for the recovery of their springs all the way to the Interamerican Court for Human Rights. The Alan Dawley Center for the Study of Social Justice at TCNJ welcomes speaker Erlinda Quesada to present and discuss this case.

September 18, 11-12, SSB130: Neuroscience Club meeting: The club meets to share information about relevant classes, programs, speakers, research, and other neuroscience opportunities. Any and all students are welcome to attend. During most meetings a moderator will lead a discussion of a journal article found on the website linked above; you will get more out of the discussion if you read the article and contribute to the discussion, but you should feel free to attend and listen.

September 18, 2-2:50pm, Science P101: Academic Success Workshop, “Discovering your learning and study styles.” Improve your ability to learn course content and study for quizzes and exams.

September 18, 4:30 pm, Rec Center 234 (Recovery and Wellness Center): Learn How to Save a Life with Narcan Training. In the middle of the opioid epidemic, learning how to administer Narcan could be the difference between life and death. Through this training, participants will learn about addiction and treatment options, signs and symptoms of an overdose, and what to do when an overdose occurs including rescue breathing and administering Narcan. The first 30 participants will receive a free Narcan kit. Chris Freeman will be available to sign 09x forms.

September 23, 5:30pm, Kendall Hall: Presentation by Tarana Burke, creator of #MeToo movement. Currently the Senior Director of the Brooklyn-based Girls for Gender Equity, Tarana Burke is best known for founding the #MeToo movement years before it went viral in response to cases of sexual misconduct involving celebrities. She has dedicated more than 25 years to social justice, laying the groundwork for a movement that was initially created to help young women of color who survived sexual abuse and assault. The movement now inspires solidarity and amplifies the voices of thousands of victims/survivors of sexual violence. See Profs. Lambing, Barnack-Tavlaris, or Onyewuenyi to sign 9x forms.

September 24, 12:30-1:30, SSB 105: Life beyond TCNJ: Thinking about Career Choices. You are not the only one struggling to figure out career choices. Dr. Feiring will discuss ideas on how to think through and research potential career paths.

September 25, 11-12, SSB103: PSY Internship Presentation. Two Psychology internship students will discuss their internship experience, including how to get a position and be successful, and share highlights of their senior capstone projects conducted at their sites. Come listen to learn more about internship opportunities in different areas of our field.

September 26, 7 pm, Library Auditorium: Rising Together: A TCNJ Recovery Story. It is the chaos, the drama of addiction that we often hear about. Rarely, do we hear the stories of recovery. This short documentary explores the stories of recovery that are being written at TCNJ and the way that a community on campus is breathing life and bringing healing to those impacted by substance use disorders. This documentary was made by a TCNJ student and is about TCNJ students. Following this 30 minute documentary, the subjects of the film will lead a discussion. Chris Freeman will be available to sign 09x forms.

 

October

October 2, 11-12, SSB130: Neuroscience Club meeting: The club meets to share information about relevant classes, programs, speakers, research, and other neuroscience opportunities. Any and all students are welcome to attend. During most meetings a moderator will lead a discussion of a journal article found on the website linked above; you will get more out of the discussion if you read the article and contribute to the discussion, but you should feel free to attend and listen.

October 2, 2-2:50pm, Science P101: Academic Success Workshop, “Test-taking and study skills.” Learn strategies to better prepare, manage anxiety, and work through quizzes and exams.

October 3, 3:30-5:00pm, BSC225W: AVI Escalation Workshop. In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Anti-Violence Initiatives (AVI) will be hosting a series of workshops from the One Love Foundation to help members of our community learn how to address dating/domestic violence. Each workshop will feature a film entitled ‘Escalation’ and a facilitated discussion afterwards. Note: The Escalation Workshop is offered multiple times in October and can only count once for 09x event credit.

October 11, 10:30am-12pm, BSC222: AVI Escalation Workshop. In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Anti-Violence Initiatives (AVI) will be hosting a series of workshops from the One Love Foundation to help members of our community learn how to address dating/domestic violence. Each workshop will feature a film entitled ‘Escalation’ and a facilitated discussion afterwards. Note: The Escalation Workshop is offered multiple times in October and can only count once for 09x event credit.

October 11, 12:30-1:30pm, SSB 105: Dr. Vivona will present about her experiences running a private clinical psychology practice.

October 15, 12:30-1:30, SSB 130: Dr. Feiring and her students will give an overview of research and findings from the Romantic Relationships Research Lab to better understand healthy and unhealthy collegiate relationships.

October 16, 11-12, SSB128: Neuroscience Club meeting: The club meets to share information about relevant classes, programs, speakers, research, and other neuroscience opportunities. Any and all students are welcome to attend. During most meetings a moderator will lead a discussion of a journal article found on the website linked above; you will get more out of the discussion if you read the article and contribute to the discussion, but you should feel free to attend and listen.

October 18, 1:00 – 2:00p, SSB 105: Kean University – Masters in Social Work program in Clinical Practice. Myra Robinson, the Interim Director of the Graduate Social Work at Kean University, will provide information about Kean’s graduate program in social work.

October 22, 12:30-1:30pm, SSB 128: Recruiting visit from the Master’s program in Human Resource Management program at Rutgers University. Come learn about career opportunities from this program that accepts several TCNJ psychology courses, which can save a full semester of graduate school tuition.

October 22, 3:30-5:00pm, BSC224: AVI Escalation Workshop. In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Anti-Violence Initiatives (AVI) will be hosting a series of workshops from the One Love Foundation to help members of our community learn how to address dating/domestic violence. Each workshop will feature a film entitled ‘Escalation’ and a facilitated discussion afterwards. Note: The Escalation Workshop is offered multiple times in October and can only count once for 09x event credit.

October 23, 12 – 1 pm, SSB Atrium: Fall Lab Recruitment Fair. Learn about the labs the Psychology department has to offer and ways to get involved from current lab members! To earn 09x credit students must visit at least 4 tables and receive a sticker. After receiving 4 stickers, students can go to the main office, SSB 109, to have their 09x form signed. Psi Chi members will receive one point for attending.

October 29, 12:30-1:30, SSB 103: Dr. Feiring will conduct a workshop on writing essays for Master’s, PhD, and PsyD graduate school applications.

October 29, 12:30-1:30, Library Auditorium: There’s no such thing as “girl toys” and “boy toys”! Increasing learning by decreasing stereotypes in kids’ toys and media. Visiting TCNJ alumna Dr. Lisa Dinella will discuss her research on the consequences of gender stereotyping in toys and experiences for children. This talk should be especially interesting for students interested in Education and Social or Developmental Psychology.

October 29, 2-3, Biology Lounge: Increasing access to science: Designing, implementing, and sharing science to maximize impact. Visiting TCNJ alumna Dr. Lisa Dinella will host a discussion about opportunities and challenges in designing studies and sharing results with the public in accessible ways, informed partly by her experiences presenting her research at the White House in 2016. This talk should be especially valuable for students in Psychology research labs.

October 30, 11-11:50am, SSB128: Recruiting visit from the Master’s Program in Industrial/Organizational (I/O) Psychology program at Montclair State University. I/O faculty will also be able to answer questions about MSU’s other graduate programs (MA in clinical and Ph.D. in clinical). Dr. Kirnan will be present to sign 09x forms.

October 30, 11-12, SSB130: Neuroscience Club meeting: The club meets to share information about relevant classes, programs, speakers, research, and other neuroscience opportunities. Any and all students are welcome to attend. During most meetings a moderator will lead a discussion of a journal article found on the website linked above; you will get more out of the discussion if you read the article and contribute to the discussion, but you should feel free to attend and listen.

October 30, 2-2:50pm, Science P101: Academic Success Workshop, “Review and recharge to finish the semester strong.” Review best practices for organizing and completing work as the end of the semester gets closer.

October 30, 3:30-5:00pm, ED 204: AVI Escalation Workshop. In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Anti-Violence Initiatives (AVI) will be hosting a series of workshops from the One Love Foundation to help members of our community learn how to address dating/domestic violence. Each workshop will feature a film entitled ‘Escalation’ and a facilitated discussion afterwards. Note: The Escalation Workshop is offered multiple times in October and can only count once for 09x event credit.

November

November 5, 12:30-1:30pm, SSB 128: Masters in Counseling at TCNJ Panel: The event will be a panel with Dr. Jill Schwarz, a professor from the Master’s program for Counseling here at TCNJ, along with some current students in the program. Have you wondered about what you will do after graduation and considered graduate school? Do you enjoy being a student at TCNJ and think you might like to continue being part of this community? Are you interested in using your Psychology background to pursue a degree in Counseling to help people in school or clinical settings? If you answered yes to any of these questions, come to a session to learn about the possibility of earning your Master’s in Counseling degree at TCNJ! A professor from the Counselor Education department, along with current graduate students, will discuss how to obtain licensure as a professional counselor or certification as a school counselor and detail TCNJ’s highly regarded Master’s in Counseling Programs. Opportunities to try classes as a visiting student over a two week period in Portugal will also be highlighted! Come and ask any questions you have! Graduate assistant, Taylor Broderick, will be in attendance to sign 09x forms.

November 6, 11-12, SSB130: Neuroscience Club meeting: The club meets to share information about relevant classes, programs, speakers, research, and other neuroscience opportunities. Any and all students are welcome to attend. During most meetings a moderator will lead a discussion of a journal article found on the website linked above; you will get more out of the discussion if you read the article and contribute to the discussion, but you should feel free to attend and listen.

November 6, 12-1pm, SSB128: Health Masculinity: Learn about and discuss the ways we socialize men and boys to behave, the way we all participate in policing and enforcing gender roles, and how hypermasculinity contributes to violence. Psi Chi members can receive 1 point for attending.

November 7, 8:30pm, Ed212: Stigmonologues: This is a space created for TCNJ students to share their journeys with mental health in a supportive environment of their peers in order to reduce the stigma around this subject. Mental Health Services Peer Educators would love to have people come out and support, as well as act as speakers, and the deadline to apply is this coming Tuesday, October 29th (link to apply: https://tcnj.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_39LQYWwTdfi6OGh). Robbin Loonan will sign 9x forms at the end of the event.

November 8, 12:30-1:30pm, ED 113: PSY invited talk,Racialized Economic Incorporation? Black Immigrants’ Labor and Housing Outcomes in the United States and Abroad.” Guest presentation by Dr. Rebecca Tesfai from Temple University. Abstract TBA. Dr. Crawford and Dr. Onyewuenyi will be present to sign 09x forms.

November 8, 12:30-1:30pm, Library Auditorium: Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Wesley Lowery will be giving a talk on his work with the Fatal Force Project (a Washington Post project that tracks police shootings) and social justice activism. Maddie Anthes can sign 09x forms.

November 13, 11:00-11:50pm, SSB 105: Nina Ventresco (TCNJ class of 2016, M.Ed. and doctoral candidate at Lehigh University, and adjunct professor at TCNJ) will talk on both preparation for graduate school and specifically, school psychology programs and profession.

November 13, 11am – 1 pm, SSB Atrium: Graduate Admissions Fair. Speak to admission counselors from masters and PhD/PsyD programs in the area. Students must bring 3 pieces of “proof” (brochures or handouts from an admission counselor’s table) from different programs to the main office, SSB 109, to earn a 09x signature. Psi Chi members will receive one point for attending.

November 13, 2-2:50pm, Science P101: Academic Success Workshop, “Review and recharge to finish the semester strong.” Review best practices for organizing and completing work as the end of the semester gets closer.

November 14, 5pm, ED 115: Panel discussion on non-profits, featuring Teach for America and Peace Corps. Learn more about work opportunities after TCNJ in non-profits, with a particular emphasis on opportunities available in the featured organizations.

November 19, 12:30-1:30pm, SSB 105: Animal Assisted Interventions. Tabitha Hilliard Principal Library Assistant at the TCNJ library will speak on equine assisted therapy sharing her experiences as a volunteer in this growing community. Jean Kirnan, Professor in the Psychology department, will talk about her volunteer work and research on animal assisted interventions. Cali, a registered therapy dog will be available to for students following the talk (1:30 to 1:50).

November 19, 3:30pm, SSB 323: Alumni panel focusing on careers in social work, public health, and education. Five TCNJ alumni will present on their career experiences and give advice to students interested in these career areas. Visiting alumni are working in organizations such as the Family Resource Network, Keyport Public Schools, and the Ann Klein Forensic Center.

November 20, 9:30-10am, SSB105: Dr. Barnack-Tavlaris’ PSY 493 student Cassie Halper will be presenting her paper on Infertility and Motherhood.

November 20, 11-12pm, SSB130: Neuroscience Club meeting: The club meets to share information about relevant classes, programs, speakers, research, and other neuroscience opportunities. Any and all students are welcome to attend. During most meetings a moderator will lead a discussion of a journal article found on the website linked above; you will get more out of the discussion if you read the article and contribute to the discussion, but you should feel free to attend and listen.

November 20, 12:30 – 1:30pm, Kendall Hall: An Afternoon with Yusef Salaam. Yusef Salaam of the exonerated five formerly known as the Central Park Five will be hosting a keynote address followed by a Q & A. This event is free and open to the entire campus community. To learn more about the Central Park Five before attending the event, you can read some of the follow-up pieces listed by the New York Times.

November 26, 12:30-1:30pm, SSB128: Mastering the Graduate School Interview: Dr. Herres will conduct a workshop/presentation on interview skills for Master’s, PhD, and PsyD graduate school applications. Psi Chi members will receive 1 point for attending.

December

December 4, 9:30am, SSB131: Dr. Stahl’s Independent Study students Nicki Jariwala and Victoria Gallo will be presenting their research on how infants and children learn about and explore objects that violate their expectations. Dr. Stahl can sign 09x forms. Students need to stay for both presentations to receive 09x credit.

December 4, 11-12, SSB130: Neuroscience Club meeting: The club meets to share information about relevant classes, programs, speakers, research, and other neuroscience opportunities. Any and all students are welcome to attend. During most meetings a moderator will lead a discussion of a journal article found on the website linked above; you will get more out of the discussion if you read the article and contribute to the discussion, but you should feel free to attend and listen.

December 4, 10am – 12pm, Various Locations in SSB: Psychology Celebration of Student Achievement (P-CoSA). Join us in the department’s first annual CoSA! Students should attend a complete, one-hour session (three talks) for 1 point of 9x credit. Sessions start at 10am and 11am; the entire event is done by 12pm. This allows for a max of two 9x event credits for participating in the entirety of P-CoSA! View the P-CoSA program for specific locations and program descriptions!

December 4, 2-2:50pm, Science P101: Academic Success Workshop, “Preparing for finals.” Learn best practices for studying for comprehensive final exams and managing the workload at the end of the semester.

 

December 6: All coursework due for PSY 97 and PSY 99

Instructional Intern Workshops 

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