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Fall-Winter 2014 Volume 31 No 2

Friendly Intervention

The adolescent years can be difficult time for many when it comes to developing and maintaining friendships. For a person with autism, developing the social and coping skills necessary to develop meaningful friendships has an added layer of difficulty. Alumna Elizabeth Laugeson (MA ’00, PsyD ’04) has made it her …

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Issue: Fall-Winter 2014 Volume 31 No 2

Man’s Best Counselor

Dogs are an incredible resource for mental health; they’re widely available, effective, and efficient. The first known use of dogs for therapeutic purposes was in 1919, when the U.S. secretary of the interior Franklin Lane, suggested that canines be incorporated into the psychiatric treatment at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Washington, …

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Issue: Fall-Winter 2014 Volume 31 No 2

Learning Technologies Professor Leads Workshops in Finland and Africa

In June 2014, Eric Hamilton, PhD, co-organized and cochaired the United States’ participation in the “Toward a Science of Learner Engagement” conference with Finnish learning scientists, educational technologists, and early career researchers in Helsinki, Finland. The project was funded by the National Science Foundation. Hamilton also organized media-making workshops for …

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Issue: Fall-Winter 2014 Volume 31 No 2

GSEP University Page on LinkedIn is Live

LinkedIn now offers schools the option of creating a university profile page with features unique to educational institutions. Now that GSEP’s page is live, alumni have the option of sharing their connection to GSEP on their personal profile page. Under the education section of the profile, simply type “Pepperdine University …

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Issue: Fall-Winter 2014 Volume 31 No 2

Class Notes

FACULTY DONALD GRANT, PsyD, was a guest on Access Hollywood as part of an ongoing parenting series to talk about the challenges today’s fathers face. JUDY HO, PhD, provided parents insight into some of the warning signs of potentially unstable teens, after an alleged plan to kill staff and students …

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Issue: Fall-Winter 2014 Volume 31 No 2

Donor Roll, Fall-Winter 2014

 The donor roll reflects donations made between August 1, 2013 and July 31, 2014. CATHERINE A. LEAKE CLINIC IMPACT FUND Dr. James B. Douglass CHESTER H. McCALL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP Dr. Fereshteh Amin EdD ’06 Dr. Teresa Casillas EdD ’00 Dr. Arthur E. Fields EdD ’80 Dr. Ronald D. Heape EdD ’91, …

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Issue: Fall-Winter 2014 Volume 31 No 2