Tag: school psychology

Dr. Walsh offers tips to prepare for school transitions as kids head back to school

School Psychology Department Chair Dr. James Walsh interviews with WBEZ to offer tips to help students and parents deal with school transitions, whether that be kindergarten, middle school, high school or a new school. “It’s really important as parents to listen to those kids…Every child will have different reasons…they’re nervous or anxious about school.” Listen […]

Dr. Hughes discusses the role of school psychology

Dr. Candice Hughes, an associate professor in School Psychology, sat down with WBEZ’s “Morning Shift” to discuss the role of school psychology. From WBEZ: “The high school shooting in Parkland, Fla. became a megaphone in society’s ears that enough was enough. There have been debates on bringing in law enforcement in schools, arming teachers, and […]

Dr. Eleazar Cruz Eusebio interviews with ‘the fix’ about preteen drug and alcohol use

Chicago Campus Associate Dean in School Psychology Dr. Eleazar Eusebio discussed the early use of drugs and alcohol by preteens, and factors that could contribute to their becoming dependent on either substance. “Research has found biological, behavioral, psychiatric, and psychosocial risk factors that may contribute to young people developing an addiction. Childhood use of alcohol […]

The trick to getting smarter is kind of obvious

Dr. Eleazar Cruz Eusebio, associate professor in the Chicago Campus School Psychology Department, was interviewed about the benefits of lifelong learning in this article for headspace.com. “People who learn new skills are people who become more intelligent.” About Dr. Eusebio Dr. Eusebio has been invested in developmental neuropsychology for many years and started his career […]