Rosanne Menna

University of Windsor psychology professor Lance Rappaport is part of a team who's received a SSHRC Insight Development Grant.UWindsor psychology professor Lance Rappaport has new provincial funding to expand his research into how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the mental health of area children.

Psychology researchers secure SSHRC grant funding

Two faculty members in the University of Windsor’s Department of Psychology have received a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Insight Development Grant for a new study looking at young people’s emotional experiences, specifically how those emotions fluctuate from day to day, as an indicator of later wellbeing in adolescence and early adulthood.

Psychological services centre to conduct educational assessments of local children

A new program to conduct psycho-educational assessments of local children and adolescents will provide “a gold-standard service,” says the faculty member heading up the project.

“We can take more time with cases,” says Sylvia Voelker, director of the Psychological Services and Research Centre. “We plan to conduct follow-up to see how the recommendations from the assessments are acted on.”