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13 Jan 2022    By Chuck Green, CYFS

Community-based research aims to improve support for sex trafficking survivors

Nebraska’s Katie Edwards is leading research to better understand what services are most helpful in supporting healing and recovery among survivors of sex trafficking.

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Alisa Kushner

06 Oct 2021    

Alisa Kushner honored with CEHS Staff Star Award

Alisa Kushner, program coordinator for the Nebraska Internship Consortium in Professional Psychology and the Counseling and School Psychology Clinic in the Department of Educational Psychology, has been named the recipient of the latest Staff Star Award by the College of Education and Human Sciences Staff Council.

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27 May 2021    

Susan Swearer named chair of educational psychology

Susan Swearer has been named chair of the Department of Educational Psychology in the College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

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26 May 2021    

Registration open for expressive and reflective writing mini-symposium

Students, educators, mental health providers, writers and anyone interested in exploring the practice of writing is encouraged to register for an Expressive and Reflective Writing Mini-Symposium that will be held virtually on June 10-11.

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Ken Kiewra

29 Mar 2021    By Melissa Lee | Central Administration

Kiewra earns top NU award for teaching

Kenneth Kiewra, professor of educational psychology in the College of Education and Human Sciences, has received the Outstanding Teaching and Instructional Creativity Award from the University of Nebraska.

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Hannah Kerby

08 Mar 2021    By Chuck Green - CYFS

Boosting children’s resilience in the face of socioeconomic risk

Hannah Kerby, doctoral candidate in school psychology, is exploring how children’s social-emotional skills are influenced by their residential neighborhoods — and whether home-school relationships can build resilience for children.

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Katie Edwards

11 Sep 2020    

Katie Edwards selected to participate in Research Leaders Program

Katie Edwards, associate professor in the Department of Educational Psychology, has been selected to participate in the inaugural cohort of the Office of Research and Economic Development’s Research Leaders Program.

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Susan Swearer

20 Aug 2020    

Swearer receives mid-career award from American Psychological Association

Susan Swearer, Willa Cather Professor of Educational Psychology, has received the 2020 American Psychological Association Mid-Career Award for Outstanding Contributions to Benefit Children, Youth and Families.

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30 Jul 2020    

New social media mental health effort features Nebraska connection

Susan M. Swearer, educational psychologist, licensed psychologist and nationally recognized anti-bullying expert, is consulting on a new social media initiative addressing pandemic-related mental health conditions.

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Wayne Babchuk

17 Apr 2020    By Matt Sernett

Babchuk receives distinguished scholar award

Wayne Babchuk, associate professor of practice in the Department of Educational Psychology at University of Nebraska–Lincoln, has received the 2020 McGraw Hill Distinguished Scholar Award from the Ethnographic and Qualitative Research Conference.

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