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Anton Op-Ed Probes Impact of Prison Releases on Families

Victoria Anton, portraitOhio University alumna Victoria Anton ’20, now pursuing an M.A. in Sociology at OHIO, authored an op-ed in the Athens News headlined What can happen behind closed doors and how to fix it for justice-involved families. With the onset of the COVID-19 global health pandemic, prison populations have been a […]

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Posted on 12/30/2020

Hendrix Pens Op-Ed on COVID Relief for Thousands Released from Prison

Wilson Hall, photo taken from college greenOhio University alumna Clara Hendrix ’20, now pursuing an M.A. in Sociology at OHIO, authored an op-ed in the Athens News headlined There is no COVID-19 relief for thousands being released from U.S. prisons. As the devastating effects of COVID-19 continue to ravage the country, there have been endless calls […]

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Posted on 12/30/2020

Clinic Offers Sessions on Coping with Stress & Anxiety from COVID-19

Sunset along the Hocking RiverThe Psychology and Social Work Clinic at Ohio University offers low-cost sessions on coping with stress and anxiety from COVID-19 to both campus and community members, starting in January. These virtual sessions with trained professionals in the Psychology and Social Work Clinic can be teen-focused and or adult-focused and are […]

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Posted on 12/16/2020

BRG Quotes Dhanani on Relationship between Research on Media Consumption & COVID Knowledge

Lindsay Dhanani, portraitBGR news quotes Lindsay Dhanani about her newly published research in a story headlined Your media consumption habits say a lot about your COVID-19 knowledge. Along these lines, a new study that appears in the journal Frontiers in Psychology, has taken a closer look at trust in government during the […]

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Posted on 12/09/2020

New York Times Quotes Zoccola on How Teens Use Downtime

Dr. Peggy Zoccola, portrait in officeThe New York Times quotes Dr. Peggy Zoccola, Associate Professor of Psychology at Ohio University, in a story headlined How Teens Use Downtime to Connect, Distract or Reflect. Happy distractions may be a particularly apt choice when teenagers find themselves dogged by worries about school, peers, rising Covid-19 rates or […]

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Posted on 12/07/2020

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health grant provides graduate-level opportunities in engineering and psychology

Wilson Hall, photo taken from college greenFrom Ohio University News An expansion of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) training project grant at Ohio University means new opportunities for Ph.D.-level training in Occupational Health Psychology for psychology students and Occupational Safety for engineering students. The $1.2 million grant renewal creates an interdisciplinary hub […]

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Posted on 12/03/2020

Group Sessions Can Help Middle, High School Students Cope with Stress, Anxiety

Sunset along the Hocking RiverThe Psychology and Social Work Clinic at Ohio University offers group sessions for middle and high school students on coping with Stress & Anxiety from COVID-19. These sessions start in January. These virtual group sessions help teens learn about dealing with with stress, uncertainty and loneliness related to the COVID-19 […]

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Posted on 12/03/2020

Group Sessions for Adults Coping with Stress & Anxiety from COVID-19 Available

Sunset along the Hocking RiverThe Psychology and Social Work Clinic at Ohio University offers group sessions on coping with Stress & Anxiety from COVID-19. These virtual, skills-based group sessions help participants learn how to deal with stress, anxiety, loneliness, and distress related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Separate groups are available for Ohio University students […]

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Posted on 12/03/2020

Clinic Offers One-on-One Sessions on Coping with Stress & Anxiety from COVID-19

Sunset along the Hocking RiverThe Psychology and Social Work Clinic at Ohio University offers one-on-one sessions on “Coping with Stress & Anxiety from COVID-19.” These sessions with trained professionals can be teen-focused and or adult-focused. They include one virtual session plus daily skills practice using a mobile app. Participants will learn skills to deal […]

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Posted on 12/03/2020

2020 Graduate | Groene Sets Her Sights on Career in Genetic Counseling

Madison Groene, portraitMadison Groene says her college career isn’t defined by where she started. It’s all about where she’s going. And her next step is graduating from Ohio University in December, then on to a future she never envisioned when she was a high school student choosing a college major. She’s still […]

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Posted on 12/01/2020