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Shark Chats Academic Forums

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

Upcoming Webinars

  • Working through COVID: Acknowledging the Changing Times and Ways to Adapt 
    Friday, January 14, 2022 | 12:00 P.M. EST/ET. Register HERE
  • The Role of a Mental Health Professionals in Cancer Care
    Friday, February 4, 2022 | 12:30 P.M. EST/ET. Register HERE
  • Positive Psychology and Well Being Therapy with Barry Nierenberg, Ph.D., ABPP (Rp)
    Friday, March 11, 2022 | 12:00 P.M. EST/ET. Register HERE

Free and open to the public. Please share with friends, family, and colleagues - www.nova.edu/sharkchats 

Upcoming Enrollment Information Sessions


  • Graduate Counseling Program Q&A/Registration Session 
    Tuesday, December 7, 2021 | 4:00 P.M. EST/ET. Register HERE
  • Graduate Counseling Program Q&A/Registration Session 
    Tuesday, December 14, 2021 | 4:00 P.M. EST/ET. Register HERE
  • Counseling / Experimental Psychology / Forensic Psychology / General Psychology
    December 8, 22, 2021 | 4:00 P.M. EST/ET. 
    Register HERE
  • Psychology doctoral programs
    December 15, 2021 | 4:00 P.M. EST/ET. 
    Register HERE

For Continuing Education workshops, visit - https://psychology.nova.edu/ce/index.html

Below is a list of recorded webinars:

Mental Health & Psychology

  • Altruism and evolutionary psychology with Glenn Scheyd, Ph.D. Click HERE.
  • An Introduction to Uses of Hypnosis and the Polygraph in Criminal Investigations with Frank DePiano, Ph.D., David DePiano, J.D. Click HERE.
  • Battle of the Sexes: How the Biology of Sex Differences Impacts Health, Athletic Performance, and Behavior. Click HERE
  • Become a Force of Nature: Advanced Studies and Personal Growth with expert panel. Click HERE.
  • Behavioral Aspects of Active Killers with Greg Vecchi, Ph.D. Click HERE.
  • Careers in Psychology and Counseling. Click HERE.
  • Children's Mental Health, Psychology, and Behavior Modification with Emmy Maurilus, Ph.D.Sarah Valley-Gray, Psy.D. Click HERE.
  • Cognitive and Behavioral Sequelae of COVID-19 Infection. Click HERE
  • Connecting Through the Screen: A Practical Approach to Working with Teens and Young Adults Affected by Trauma and Attachment in partnership with Camelot Community Care. Click HERE.
  • Developing an Effective Coping Kit During the Anxiety Provoking Time of COVID-19 with Kayla Thayer, Ph.D. Click HERE.
  • Evidence-Based Treatments for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Click HERE
  • How to Manage a Misbehaving Brain with Jaime Tartar, Ph.D. 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.
  • Love with Shannon Karl, Ph.D., LMHC, NCC, CCMHC, ACS. Click HERE.
  • Male sexual abuse survivors with Amy Ellis, Ph.D. 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.
  • Mental Health Check with Tara Jungersen, Ph.D., LMHC, CCMHC, NCC. Click HERE.
  • Mindfulness: Mental Armor During a Time of Stress with Jonathan Banks, Ph.D. Click HERE.
  • Moral Psychology with Justin Landy, Ph.D. Click HERE.
  • MSDStrong Three Years Later - Local, Community, and National Perspectives. Click HERE.
  • NeuroSports: Go Ahead, Make My Brain: The Marriage of Neuroscience with Exercise Science
    with Jaime Tartar, Ph.D., Jose Antonio Ph.D., and Corey Peacock, Ph.D. Click HERE.
  • New Insight on Forensic Psychology with Stephanie Aki, Psy.D., Morgan Branco, M.A., Kendell L. Coker, Ph.D., J.D., David Feldman, Ph.D., Donna Hillier, Psy.D., and Chad D. Waxman, 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.
  • Psychological Careers in Aging: Home Based Care in a Post Covid-19 World with Tara Afonso, Psy.D., Sarah Henderson, Psy.D., Neil Kennney, Psy.D., Ashley M. Stripling, Ph.D., and Lisa Taylor, Psy.D. Click HERE.
  • School's OUT... Why Social and Emotional Connectedness is More Essential than Ever with Anna K. Owens, Ph.D. Click HERE.
  • Self-Care During Stressful Times with Shannon Karl, Ph.D. Click HERE.
  • Self-Care isn't selfish: What research and experience say about helping others
    with Eric Thompson, Ph.D., Isabel Thompson, Ph.D., Catalina Uribe, M.S., and Catherine Ivey, M.S. Click HERE.
  • Sex Trafficking During a Pandemic with Giselle Gaviria, Psy.D., Katariina Rosenblatt, LL.M., Ph.D., Lenore Walker, Ed.D., ABPP. Click HERE.
  • Suicide Prevention and Intervention for Schools with Scott Poland, Ed.D. Click HERE.
  • Suicide Prevention is Everyone's Responsibility with Scott Poland, Ed.D. Click HERE.
  • The Power of Art in our Therapy with Mercedes ter Maat, Ph.D. Click HERE.
  • Unsatisfied by Design: Happiness, Evolution, and Human Nature with Glenn J. Scheyd, Ph.D. Click HERE.
  • We Can Do Hard Things Part 1: Managing Difficult Feelings. Click HERE
  • We Can Do Hard Things Part 2: Conversations with Kids. Click HERE
  • World Suicide Prevention Day 9/10/20 - In the Age of COVID-19 with Scott Poland, Ed.D. Click HERE.
  • Zero Suicide: Translating Program into Practice - Preventing Suicide on the Navajo Reservation with Heather-Ayn Indelicato, Psy.D. (Clinical Psychology, Class of 2011). Click HERE

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 with 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 Students with 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. (2020)
  • Smoking, Vaping, and COVID-19: A Dangerous Mix! with Linda Carter Sobell, Ph.D., ABPP. Click HERE. (2021)
  • Técnicas de arte para combatir el coronavirus (Spanish) with Mercedes ter Maat, Ph.D. Click HERE.

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