Psychology Community Activities
It's nature versus nurture in a new study
This project grasps a unique opportunity to undertake the first longitudinal study of the genetic and environmental influences on variability in the NAPLAN scores (National Assessment Program: Literacy and Numeracy, assessed at grades 3, 5, 7 and 9). Information about this study and how to participate can be found by clinking here: The Australian Twin-Study of the NAPLAN .
The Armidale-Dumaresq's Domestic Energy Committee
This committee meets every 6 to 8 weeks to discuss and develop initiatives related to winter wood smoke pollution, building standards, renewable energy, and sustainable living. As a member of this committee, Don has designed and administered surveys related to understanding the barriers that prevent residents to reduce their wood smoke emissions and change to cleaner alternative heating systems. Don also regularly provides methodological advice to Council Officers regarding wood smoke education and control initiatives.
Professor Don Hine has been a member of this committee for over eight years..
Pro bono psychotherapy
One client at a time. A/Professor John Malouff.
Mental health issues
Member of the planning committee of Walking Feat an organization which raises awareness and promotes community action on mental health issues. Dr Graham Jamieson.
Public service web sites. A/Professor John Malouff.
- Nine ways teachers can help young students overcome shyness
- Coping with the loss of a loved one
- Preventing child obesity
- Fifty problem solving strategies explained
- Helping children overcome shyness
Altogether the sites attract over 30,000 visits per year.
Using psychology in everyday life. A/Professor John Malouff.
Training Seminars and Workshops for Professional Bodies
Workshops in clinical assessment of hypnotic abilities conducted for the Australian Society for Hypnosis (ASH). Dr Graham Jamieson.