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Shark Chats are live interdisciplinary panel discussions featuring Nova Southeastern University faculty, alumni and students.

Upcoming Webinars

  • Smoking, Vaping, and COVID-19: A Dangerous Mix! with Linda Carter Sobell, Ph.D., ABPP
    Friday, September 24, 2021 | 12:00 P.M. ET. Register HERE. 
  • We Can Do Hard Things Part 1: Managing Difficult Feelings 
    Tuesday October 12, 2021 | 6:30 P.M. ET. Register HERE.

  • Self-Care Isn't Selfish: What Research and Experience Say About Helping Others with Eric S. Thompson, Ph.D. and Isabel A. Thompson, Ph.D., LMHC, and Friends.  
    Friday, October 29, 2021 | 12:00 P.M. EST/ET. Register HERE.
  • Careers in Psychology and Counseling
    Friday, November 5, 2021 | 12:00 P.M. ET. Register HERE

  • We Can Do Hard Things Part 2: Conversations with Kids
    Tuesday, November 9, 2021 | 6:30 P.M. ET. Register HERE

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Upcoming Enrollment Information Sessions

  • Counseling / Experimental Psychology / Forensic Psychology / General Psychology
    September 15, 29; October 13, 27; November 10, 24; December 8, 22, 2021 | 4:00 P.M. EST/ET. 
    Register HERE
  • Psychology doctoral programs
    September 22; October 6, 20; November 3, 17; December 1, 15, 2021 | 4:00 P.M. EST/ET. 
    Register HERE
  • College of Psychology Fall Open House (Virtual)
    Friday, November 12, 2021 | 6:00 P.M. EST/ET. 
    Register HERE

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Below is a list of recorded webinars:

Mental Health & Psychology

Social Justice

  • Creating and Maintaining Diversity Within Graduate Clinical Psychology and Counseling Programs. Click HERE.
  • Critical Race Theory and Racial Trauma: Implications for Practice with Stacy A. S. Williams, PhD., NCSP, LP. Click HERE.
  • Humanitarian Outreach and Cultural Resiliency wiith Stephen Campbell, Ph.D., and Oraib Toukhly, M.S. Click HERE.
  • Leveraging School Resource Officers to Promote Positive Student Outcomes for Youth of Color with Tara C. Raines, Ph.D. Click HERE.
  • NSU LGBTQA Pride - Special Alumni Panel Discussion with Gregory Jones, Psy.D., Rachel Needle, Psy.D., Roddia J. Paul, M.A., R.P.A., Pia Small, Ph.D., and Troy Thisler, M.S. Click HERE
  • Out of the closet and into the classroom: ensuring the safety of our transgender students with Pete Caproni, Ph.D. Click HERE.
  • Racism and COVID-19: Supporting Asian American Youth throughout the School Year with Iryna Kasi, Ph.D.Shannon Worton, Psy.D., Youmeizi (Mable) Peng, James Nguyen, Jessica Choe. Click HERE.
  • Social Justice in the U.S. (Part 1) with Dale Holness, Corey King, Andrew Smalling, Corey Shearer, Gregory Gayle. Click HERE.
  • Social Justice in the U.S. (Part 2) with Gwyndolen Clarke-Reed, Michelle Cromwell, Ph.D., Nichole Anderson, Grace Carrington, Tracy McNeil, Gregory Gayle. Click HERE.
  • Understanding the Black Experience in America: Be the Change You Want to See in the World with Marva M. Robinson, Psy.D., John Lewis, Ph.D.Stephen N. Campbell, Ph.D., Tara C. Raines, Ph.D., N.C.S.P., Stacy A.S. Williams, Ph.D., N.C.S.P. Click HERE.
Assistance During COVID-19
  • Ask the Expert: Fears About COVID-19, Variants, and the Vaccine with Johannes W. Vieweg, M.D., FACS, Dean and Chief Academic Officer, NSU Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine. Click HERE
  • Autism: Caring for the Caregiver During COVID-19 with Amrita Singh, Psy.D., and Sohani Char, Psy.D. Click HERE.
  • COVID-19 Latest Information with Bindu S. Mayi, M.Sc., Ph.D. Click HERE.
  • COVID-19 Mental Health Tips for Children and Families with Scott Poland, Ed.D. Click HERE.
  • COVID-19 Update: Vaccines Impacting Population Health with Johannes Vieweg, M.D., FACS, Dean/Chief Academic Officer, Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine. Click HERE
  • Developing an Effective Coping Kit During the Anxiety Provoking Time of COVID-19 with Kayla Thayer, Ph.D. Click HERE.
  • Discipline Strategies and Routines to Manage Your Strong-Willed Child in Stressful Times with David Reitman, Ph.D. Click HERE
  • Facilitar el Crecimiento Postraumático a través de la Atención Plena en la Era de COVID-19 (Facilitating Posttraumatic Growth through Mindfulness in the Era of COVID-19 in Spanish) with Lydia R. Malcolm, Ph.D. Click HERE.
  • How to Stay Safe at Home with Lenore Walker, Ed.D., ABPP. Click HERE.
  • Intimate Partner Relationships in Times of Crisis with Lenore Walker, Ed.D. Click HERE.
  • Join us for Yappy Hour! BYOP (Bring Your Own Pet): The Benefits of the Human-Animal Bond During COVID-19 with Ariann Robino, Ph.D., LPC (LA), NCC. Click HERE.
  • Juntos durante el COVID-19 (Spanish). Click HERE.
  • La Ansiedad en Tiempos Difíciles, Consejos para Disminuirla (Spanish) with Marianela Pena-Martinez, M.S., Doctoral Student. Click HERE
  • Mental Health Care for Front Line Workers During the COVID-19 Pandemic with Carlos Garcia, Psy.D., Maria Espinola, Psy.D., Alex Aragaki, M.D., FCCP, DAABIP, Sara A. Hosn, Psy.D. Click HERE.
  • Parenting in the COVID-19 Age: The Importance of Self-care with Scott Poland, Ed.D. and Elizabeth Hilsman, Psy.D. Click HERE
  • Parents as Teachers: How to Keep Your Sanity with Gene Cash, Ph.D., ABPP, and Shannon Worton, Psy.D. Click HERE.
  • Racism and COVID-19: Supporting Asian American Youth throughout the School Year with Iryna Kasi, Ph.D.Shannon Worton, Psy.D., Youmeizi (Mable) Peng, James Nguyen, Jessica Choe. Click HERE.
  • Responding to the Social-Emotional Needs of Youth in a COVID-19 World with Peter Caproni, Ph.D.and doctoral residents. Click HERE.
  • School Reentry: Promoting Social and Emotional Wellness for Studentswith Scott Poland, Ed.D. Click HERE.
  • Schools Physically Reopening Has Increased COVID-19 Anxiety: Keys to Helping Manage Anxiety for Children, Families and School Staff with Scott Poland, Ed.D. Click HERE. Additional materials: teachable momentstudent safety pledgepresentation.
  • Sex Trafficking During a Pandemic with Giselle Gaviria, Psy.D., Katariina Rosenblatt, LL.M., Ph.D., Lenore Walker, Ed.D., ABPP. Click HERE.
  • Smoking, Vaping, and COVID-19 - A Dangerous Mix! with Linda C. Sobell, Ph.D. Click HERE.
  • Técnicas de arte para combatir el coronavirus (Spanish) with Mercedes ter Maat, Ph.D. Click HERE.

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