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Fall 2018

The fall calendar is still being updated. Please check back for a complete list of workshops later in the semester.

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):

August

August 28: First day of class

August 29, 10:00-11:00am, SSB 223: Summer Internship Experiences and Research. Two students will present on their summer internships and research. Grace Hawruk was a Community Outreach Intern at Highlands Family Success Center and her paper will focus on the characteristics and effectiveness of peer-support groups. Serina Grasso was an Assessment and Development Intern with The Writing Revolution and her paper will focus on the impact of child trauma on student learning. Dr. Kirnan will sign forms.

September

September 12, 11:00-12:00pm, SSB 128: TCNJ has a Neuroscience club student organization. They will meet every other week to share information about relevant classes, programs, speakers, research, and other neuroscience opportunities. During most meetings a moderator will lead a discussion of an journal article. You can find specific meeting information on our webpage: http://www.tcnj.edu/~leynes/neuroclub.html. Any and all students are welcome to attend. You will get more out of the discussion if you read the article and contribute to the discussion; however, you should feel free to attend and listen. This meeting counts as PSY 09X credit. Dr. Leynes or Dr. Ruddy will be available to sign. We hope to see you there.

September 12, 4:00-6:00pm, Trenton Hall 106: Collegiate Recovery Month Event — Our Stories Have Power, A Training of Breaking the Stigma of Addiction. Event description: “It’s hard to hate up close. Stories have the power to draw us in and connect us to the story teller. Special presenter Aaron Kucharski will teach participants how our college community can move away from the stigma of addiction and towards the pride of recovery.” Christopher Freeman, TCNJ’s Community Recovery Supervisor, will sign forms.

September 19, 5:00pm, Trenton Hall 106: Collegiate Recovery Month Event — How to Save a Life. Event Description: Millions of Americans Experience Addiction. This training will teach participants how to administer Narcan to reverse opioid overdose. This presentation includes education on substance use disorders, treatment options, and rescue breathing. The first 30 participants will receive a Narcan kit. Christopher Freeman, TCNJ’s Community Recovery Supervisor, will sign forms.

September 19, 12:00-1:00pm, SSB 128: Brianna Rojas will present on graduate opportunities at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM), including master’s and doctoral level programs in psychology. Brianna Rojas will be available to sign 9X forms.

September 21, 12:30-1:30pm, SSB 021: RefWorks training – Refworks is an Online tool to collect, manage, and organize research. RefWorks will store the literature and references you find in a searchable, sortable personal library and it can automatically output academic citations in the correct format while you’re writing a paper. Those features have been huge time savers and hassle reducers for many years. RefWorks can save you time and effort (and maybe even improve your work). During this hands-on workshop, participants will learn how to use RefWorks and gain some insight into how it can benefit individual and collaborative research work. Students will receive 9X credit for attending!

September 24, 2:00-3:00pm, SSB 325: Animal Assisted Interventions:  Dr. Kirnan will discuss her research with animal therapy, along with Tabitha Hilliard who will discuss equine therapy. Dr. Kirnan will sign 9X forms!

September 25, 6:00pm, Library Auditorium: Collegiate Recovery Month Event — The Comeback. Event Description: After failing out of TCNJ due to an undiagnosed substance use disorder, a TCNJ student tells his story of returning to complete his degree. Though counted out by many, this story illustrates that by through perseverance, grace, and the power of community, recovery is possible. Christopher Freeman, TCNJ’s Community Recovery Supervisor, will sign forms.

September 26, 11:00-12:00pm, SSB 128: TCNJ has a Neuroscience club student organization. They will meet every other week to share information about relevant classes, programs, speakers, research, and other neuroscience opportunities. During most meetings a moderator will lead a discussion of an journal article. You can find specific meeting information on our webpage: http://www.tcnj.edu/~leynes/neuroclub.html. Any and all students are welcome to attend. You will get more out of the discussion if you read the article and contribute to the discussion; however, you should feel free to attend and listen. This meeting counts as PSY 09X credit. Dr. Leynes or Dr. Ruddy will be available to sign. We hope to see you there.

October

October 2, 2:00-3:30, Science Complex P117: Join Sociology department alumni Jesse Jacondin and colleagues to give a presentation titled “Bringing Data to the People – Strategies for Sharing Quantitative Information”. This information will be of interest to sociology majors and psychology majors alike! 9x forms will be signed by Karen Dubrule.

October 3, 11:00-12:00, SSB 103: Writing the Grad School Essay: Dr. Feiring will give tips and explain the process of writing the graduate school essay. Dr. Feiring will sign 9X forms!

October 3, 5:00pm, Trenton Hall 106: Christopher Freeman from the Collegiate Recovery Community will present a workshop on Self-Care. Discover strategies, complete a self assessment, and develop a plan for long-term wellness. Chris will be signing 9X forms!

October 4, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM | Education Building 206: October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Anti-Violence Initiatives (AVI) has partnered with The One Love Foundation and will be hosting one workshop each week to help our community members address domestic/dating violence. Each workshop will feature a film entitled ‘Escalation’ and a facilitated discussion afterwards. Those who attend can expect to be able to identify signs of dating and domestic violence, learn how to intervene when they see dating violence happening, and how to support survivors. Michelle Lambing will be available to sign 9x forms. We hope to see you there!

October 4, 6:00pm, Ed 212: The Long Way Back is Todd Zalkin’s story and firsthand account of Sublime after Bradley Nowell’s death from heroin overdose. The film also tells the story of Todd’s recovery and his return to help Bradley Nowell’s son Jakob recover from his own addiction. Todd will be there for a Q&A after the film and to sign 9X forms! There will also be free pizza!

October 9, 12:30-1:30pm, SSB 105: Faculty and current students from the Master’s program in Human Resource Management at Rutgers University will present about their program and career opportunities in HR for Psychology students. Dr. Dahling will sign 9x forms.

October 10, 11:00-12:00pm, SSB 128: TCNJ has a Neuroscience club student organization. They will meet every other week to share information about relevant classes, programs, speakers, research, and other neuroscience opportunities. During most meetings a moderator will lead a discussion of an journal article. You can find specific meeting information on our webpage: http://www.tcnj.edu/~leynes/neuroclub.html. Any and all students are welcome to attend. You will get more out of the discussion if you read the article and contribute to the discussion; however, you should feel free to attend and listen. This meeting counts as PSY 09X credit. Dr. Leynes or Dr. Ruddy will be available to sign. We hope to see you there.

October 10, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM | Trenton Hall 106: October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Anti-Violence Initiatives (AVI) has partnered with The One Love Foundation and will be hosting one workshop each week to help our community members address domestic/dating violence. Each workshop will feature a film entitled ‘Escalation’ and a facilitated discussion afterwards. Those who attend can expect to be able to identify signs of dating and domestic violence, learn how to intervene when they see dating violence happening, and how to support survivors. Michelle Lambing will be available to sign 9x forms. We hope to see you there!

October 12, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM | Education 212: The School of Science is pleased to invite you to attend the first of two lectures in the 2018-2019 TCNJ–-Novo Nordisk Lecture Series on Friday, October 12, 2018.  It will be an interesting lecture focused on using real world (big) data to better understand healthcare and patient outcomes. In a continuation of the Novo Nordisk and TCNJ partnership, a Fall lecture will be held focusing on the current approaches to using “Real World” or “Big” Data to better understand and improve patient outcomes. Dr. Rahul Ganguly, who leads the Health Economics Outcomes Research and Data Analytics team at Novo Nordisk, will review why real world data are so important in healthcare, different sources of real world data, and importantly how he and his team analyze and apply these data to help achieve improved outcomes for patients living with diabetes and obesity here in the United States. Lunch will be served from 12:00 to 12:30. Megan Bassily will be available to sign 9x forms.

October 17, 11:00-12:00pm, SSB 128: Understanding Gender in the Context of Time: A Personal Journey. In her memoir, Timeless Dance: A Story of Change and Loss, Karen Shiffman Lateiner reflects on her journey to support  the transition of her adult child during the 1990’s when transgender issues were mostly hidden.  As Karen comes to fully embrace the woman her child becomes, she must grapple just two years later with her new daughter’s untimely death. This is a story of struggle to understand and raise awareness of gender complexity, made vivid through recollected experiences of maternal anxiety, but above all love. Dr. Borders and Dr. Feiring will be available to sign 9X forms!

October 17, 12:30-1:30pm, SSB 225: Stephanie Carrasco with the Office of Admission at Teachers College, Columbia University (TC) will present on opportunities for graduate studies in education, psychology, and health. Her presentation will provide a general overview of Teachers College and the application process, but will also include specific insights into the range of psychology graduate programs offered at Columbia. Stephanie Carrasco will be available to sign 9X forms.

October 18, 5:00-6:00pm, SSB 223: Learn about the Romantic Relationships Research Lab! Dr. Feiring and her students will talk about their research.

October 19, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM | Trenton Hall 123: October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Anti-Violence Initiatives (AVI) has partnered with The One Love Foundation and will be hosting one workshop each week to help our community members address domestic/dating violence. Each workshop will feature a film entitled ‘Escalation’ and a facilitated discussion afterwards. Those who attend can expect to be able to identify signs of dating and domestic violence, learn how to intervene when they see dating violence happening, and how to support survivors. Michelle Lambing and Zach Gall will be available to sign 9x forms. We hope to see you there!

October 23, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM | Education Building 206: October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Anti-Violence Initiatives (AVI) has partnered with The One Love Foundation and will be hosting one workshop each week to help our community members address domestic/dating violence. Each workshop will feature a film entitled ‘Escalation’ and a facilitated discussion afterwards. Those who attend can expect to be able to identify signs of dating and domestic violence, learn how to intervene when they see dating violence happening, and how to support survivors. Zach Gall will be available to sign 9x forms. We hope to see you there!

October 24, 11:00-12:00pm, SSB 128: TCNJ has a Neuroscience club student organization. They will meet every other week to share information about relevant classes, programs, speakers, research, and other neuroscience opportunities. During most meetings a moderator will lead a discussion of an journal article. You can find specific meeting information on our webpage: http://www.tcnj.edu/~leynes/neuroclub.html. Any and all students are welcome to attend. You will get more out of the discussion if you read the article and contribute to the discussion; however, you should feel free to attend and listen. This meeting counts as PSY 09X credit. Dr. Leynes or Dr. Ruddy will be available to sign. We hope to see you there.

October 24, 12:00-1:00pm, SSB Atrium: Psychology Lab Fair! Come see which of our department’s research labs are recruiting for spring semester and learn how to apply! 9x credit will be awarded.

October 26, 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM | SSB 105: Representatives from Montclair State University will discuss their graduate programs: M.A. programs (clinical, clinical forensics, general experimental, IO) and the 2 doctoral programs (clinical, IO). Dr. Kirnan will sign 9X forms.

October 29, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM | Education Building 212: October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Anti-Violence Initiatives (AVI) has partnered with The One Love Foundation and will be hosting one workshop each week to help our community members address domestic/dating violence. Each workshop will feature a film entitled ‘Escalation’ and a facilitated discussion afterwards. Those who attend can expect to be able to identify signs of dating and domestic violence, learn how to intervene when they see dating violence happening, and how to support survivors. Michelle Lambing and Zach Gall will be available to sign 9x forms. We hope to see you there!

October 30, 12:30-1:30pm, SSB 105: Understanding Difficulties with Math in Early Childhood. Basic math skills are important for success in school, employment, and everyday life. Yet, there are large differences in children’s math skills even before they enter kindergarten. Why do some children struggle with math and others don’t? In this talk, alumna and PhD candidate at the University of Pittsburgh, Emily Braham will describe how young children’s math skills are shaped by their own intuitions about quantities and by their interactions with parents, caregivers, and teachers. I will also discuss how we transformed everyday spaces (e.g., supermarkets, children’s museums) to encourage caregivers to create playful math learning opportunities for their children. Emily Braham will be signing 9X forms!

October 31, 11:00am, SSB 103: Interested in becoming a clinical psychologist and opening up your own practice? Adjunct professor, Dr. David Krauss will talk about his career in a private practice and answer any questions you may have! Dr. Krauss will be signing 9X forms. Psi chi members will receive 1 psi chi point for attending!

November

November 5, 8:30pm, Ed 212: The Stigmonologues, hosted by Counseling and Psychological Services, presents the TCNJ community with an opportunity to share their personal experiences with mental health and their recovery, as well as to reduce the stigma surrounding mental illness by listening to the stories of others. We hope to create a safe environment for speakers to share their stories, and for others to help remove the stigma regarding mental health and promote help-seeking behavior. It is our goal to promote health and wellness and help create a safe space where people can talk about their personal experiences freely. Robbin Loonan will be available to sign 9X forms.

November 6, 12:30-1:30pm, SSB 105: Faculty and staff from the Master’s program in Applied Psychology at Rutgers University will present about their program and career opportunities for Psychology students. This degree includes three concentrations including a general track, applied behavioral analysis, and addiction studies. Dr. Dahling will sign 09X forms.

November 7, 11:00-12:00pm, SSB 128: TCNJ has a Neuroscience club student organization. They will meet every other week to share information about relevant classes, programs, speakers, research, and other neuroscience opportunities. During most meetings a moderator will lead a discussion of an journal article. You can find specific meeting information on our webpage: http://www.tcnj.edu/~leynes/neuroclub.html. Any and all students are welcome to attend. You will get more out of the discussion if you read the article and contribute to the discussion; however, you should feel free to attend and listen. This meeting counts as PSY 09X credit. We hope to see you there.

November 7, 12:00pm, SSB 128:The unexplored voices of the “New African Diaspora”: An examination of the impact of race, ethnicity, and teacher discrimination on academic performance for Nigerian and Black American adolescents. This presentation will showcase some of Dr. Onyewuenyi’s research on how Black American and Nigerian adolescents’ racial and ethnic identity as well as their experiences of discrimination influence academic achievement. Students will receive 9X credit for attending. Psi Chi members can earn 1 psi chi point for attending!

November 8, 6:00 PM, ED 206: For Mental Health Resiliency Week, OAVI is holding an open Green Dot Workshop. The program will run for about an hour. Attendance will be taken for 9x credit.

November 13, 12:30-1:30pm, SSB 103: Chris Smith, the Program Assistant in the Department of Criminology, will present an interactive workshop on public speaking. Chris Smith will sign 9X forms.

November 13, 6:00-8:00pm Mayo Concert Hall: We invite you to join us for a two-night series, Immigration Policy and Human Rights: from the Border to New Jersey. This timely series will address subjects ranging from the consequences of our current immigration policies to the humanitarian crisis of migrant deaths along our southern border. Our speakers are practitioners, activists, and scholars at the forefront of U.S. immigration policy and its human consequences. Both evenings are free and open to the public, and all are welcome. Tonight’s topics will include Direct Service Amidst Policy Craze and Keynote Addresses: Myths, Media, and Alternative Facts: Immigration Policy in a Post-Truth Era. 9X forms will be signed by Dr. Kentengian.

November 14, 11:00-12:00pm, SSB 103: Dr. Borders will be presenting her research on mindfulness and ways you can stay stress free during the school year! Dr. Borders will sign 9X forms and psi chi members can receive 1 psi chi point for attending!

November 14, 5:00pm, Trenton Hall 106: Empowerment Workshop: Study Skills. Part of the Self-Care and Empowerment Workshop series from the Collegiate Recovery Program. Come hear tips on how to develop better studying skills! Chris Freeman will be available to sign 9X forms.

November 20, 12:30- 1:30pm, SSB 103: TCNJ’s Counselor Education information session. Have you ever thought about becoming a counselor? Many psychology students choose to pursue helping professions in schools, community agencies, clinics, hospitals, or private practices. Come to this session and learn about how you can earn your master’s degree in Counseling right here at TCNJ in our student-centered, experiential programs in clinical mental health, marriage and family, and school counseling. Devin Simpkins will be available to sign 9X forms!

November 21, 11:00-12:00pm, SSB 128: TCNJ has a Neuroscience club student organization. They will meet every other week to share information about relevant classes, programs, speakers, research, and other neuroscience opportunities. During most meetings a moderator will lead a discussion of an journal article. You can find specific meeting information on our webpage: http://www.tcnj.edu/~leynes/neuroclub.html. Any and all students are welcome to attend. You will get more out of the discussion if you read the article and contribute to the discussion; however, you should feel free to attend and listen. This meeting counts as PSY 09X credit. Dr. Leynes or Dr. Ruddy will be available to sign. We hope to see you there.

November 27, 12:30-1:30pm, SSB 105: Stephanie L. Fulmer, Psy.D. will be giving a talk on Forensic Psychology. This presentation is for all students interested in pursuing an advanced degree in Forensic Psychology. Stephanie will provide some myth-busting about the field, discuss graduate schools, share her professional and academic insights, and touch on her experiences as a woman working in the profession. Erin Haughee will sign 9x forms.

(Rescheduled, see below) November 28, 12:00-1:00pm, SSB 128: Professor Chung will be giving a presentation on “How to Master the Graduate School Interview” along with tips on writing your personal statement! 9X credit will be awarded and Psi Chi members will receive 1 Psi Chi Point for attending!

December

December 4, 12:30 – 1:30pm, SSB 105: Life After the Lab: Q&A with an Alumna. Erin Haughee, alumna and Interim Program Coordinator of the Department of Psychology, will discuss entering the workforce directly after graduation. With 10 years spent on both sides of the hiring table, she will touch on resume/CV and interview pointers. She will also relay her experience as a woman in the sciences and share lessons she learned along the way. Erin Haughee will sign 9x forms!

December 4, 3:00 – 4:00pm, SSB 103: The Effects of Lowered Kidney and Liver Functioning on Cognitive Functioning. Tess Marsh presents her PSY 493 work. Dr. Bireta will sign 9x forms.

December 5, 11:00- 12:00pm, SSB 228: This presentation will discuss differences between three masters-level programs in the helping profession (Mental Health Counseling, School Counseling, and Social Work). Advice from current mental health professionals will be presented, and students who attend will be encouraged to discuss their interests and questions about these programs. The discussion will be facilitated by Katelyn Leong (a current TCNJ student) and Professor Chung. Professor Chung will sign 09X forms.

December 5, 12:00-1:00pm, SSB 228: Professor Chung will be giving a presentation on “How to Master the Graduate School Interview” along with tips on writing your personal statement! 9X credit will be awarded and Psi Chi members will receive 1 Psi Chi Point for attending!

December 5, Celebration of Student Achievement: Please read the following to learn how to earn credit. You can earn a maximum of 2 credits at the Celebration of Student Achievement by attending Psychology paper sessions. Faculty will be present at each paper session to sign your forms. Attending 2 paper sessions is worth 1 PSY 9X credit. (Attending only 1 paper session or a poster session will not earn you credit). If you have any questions, please email psycdept@tcnj.eduThe schedule for Psychology paper sessions at COSA is as follows:

  1. 12:45-1:15pm, SSB 102: Stephanie Wolfer ’s presentation titled “Implementation of fMRI and ERP Technology is Needed to Improve the Efficiency of Interventions in Autism Spectrum Disorder” — Dr. Leynes will sign forms
  2. 1:15-1:45pm, SSB 102: Shreya Vodapalli’s presentation titled “Physical and Mental Health Consequences of
    Discrimination Among High-Status and Low-Status Group Members” — Dr. Crawford will sign forms
  3. 1:45-2:15pm, SSB 102: Rebekah Silva’s presentation titled: “To be or Not to be… In the Closet: Does Disclosure Status Matter in Terms of Potential Leadership Positions?” — Dr. Dahling will sign forms
  4. 2:15-2:45pm, SSB 102: John Aitken’s presentation titled: “Ideology and the Glass Cliff: The Intersection of the Dual Process Model and Perceptions of Female Leadership” — Dr. Dahling will sign forms
  5. 2:45-3:15pm, SSB 102: Komal Kerkar’s presentation titled: “Drinking Patterns in Indian Slum Populations and the Link to Intimate Partner Violence” — Dr. Martinetti will sign forms
  6. 3:15-3:45pm, SSB 102: Eric Preisler’s presentation titled: “Embodied Language and Motor Processes” — Dr. Vivona will sign forms (cancelled)
  7. 3:45-4:15pm, SSB 102: Nathanie Lee’s presentation titled: “Personality, Ethics, and Decision Making” — Dr. Kirnan will sign forms
  8. 4:15-4:45pm SSB 102: Larissa Power’s presentation titled: “Emotional Support Animals on College Campuses: Theoretical Findings and Implementational Challenges ” — Dr. Kirnan will sign forms

December 7: All coursework due for PSY 97 and PSY 99

Instructional Intern Workshops 

  1. Common II Dilemmas: Kirnan, September 19, 11:00am, SSB 102
  2. Research Ethics: Bireta, September 26, 12:00pm, SSB 131
  3. Mid-Semester Check in: Review upcoming events, see how semester is going – Chung, October 17, 12:00-1:00pm, SSB 131
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