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Psychology Activities

The events on this list are approved Psychology Activities for all psychology classes. One activity may be credited toward several classes. For activities not listed here, please obtain approval from your professor before attending. Below is the psychology activity form that can be used to report all of your psychology activities.

PSYC Activity Approval

Psychology activities must be approved by the department chair. Please fill out the Approval Form if you are interested in having an activity considered for approval. All requests for psychology activities must be submitted through the form at least ten days before the event in order to allow the needed time to review and approve the event as a psychology activity.


Participate in Research

Attitude toward forgiveness: Dr. Jichan Kim, one of the professors in the Department of Psychology at Liberty University is conducting research to learn about students’ attitude toward the idea of forgiveness. More specifically, he would like to see what influences students’ attitude toward forgiveness. Please consider helping him with his research. The first page will be the consent form, which will need read very carefully before deciding to participate or not.

 

Temporal order between love and forgiveness: You are invited to be in a research study within the field of Psychology, exploring the temporal order of love and forgiveness. The primary purpose of the study is to examine temporal relations between love and forgiveness and to examine whether dedication to God makes a difference in the relationship between love and forgiveness. Please consider helping with this research by going to the link. The first page will be the consent form, which will need read very carefully before deciding to participate or not. 


Events

September

A Talk with Faith Towles from Freedom 4/24: “Being a Voice for Victims and Survivors of Sexual Exploitation and Human Trafficking”
  • Date: September 3, 2019
  • Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Location: DeMoss Hall, Room DH 4412
  • Faculty Advisor: Dr. Judith Reisman
  • Description: Freedom 4/24 exists to bring freedom and justice to victims and survivors of sexual exploitation and human trafficking. Come find out how efforts that have been made by this organization have worked in the lives of those affected by this crime.

 

ClubPSYC Meet & Greet
  • Date: September 12, 2019
  • Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Location: Mountview Student Union, Argo Tea Lounge
  • Faculty Advisor: Dr. Ben Wood
  • Description: If you are interested in psychology, major in psychology, or minor in psychology, then this meet and greet is for you. ClubPSYC is our community to encourage and connect about psychology. Meet some of the professors and get involved in ClubPSYC.

 

The Art of Talking to Anyone – Student Counseling Services
  • Date: September 17, 2019
  • Time: 6:00-7:30 p.m.
  • Location: TBA
  • Description: Do you find it difficult to introduce yourself to individuals you don’t know? Is it stressful for you to keep a conversation going? If you answered yes, this interactive seminar on the art of talking to anyone will provide information regarding essential communication skills for individuals navigating social interactions with others. The workshop is aimed at helping students increase confidence and decrease experiences of anxiousness surrounding social interactions.

 

Janyne McConnaughey… “Created for Survival: Hope for Healing Childhood Trauma”
  • Date: September 24, 2019
  • Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Location: DeMoss Hall, Room DH 4412
  • Faculty Advisor:
  • Description: What happens when a child, created for love and nurturing, endures the unthinkable? Author and educator, Janyne McConnaughey, Ph.D., through her own story of developmental trauma and therapeutic process of healing, will provide a rare glimpse into the dissociative coping mechanisms which enabled her to survive. With humor, hope, and perspectives from the therapist’s couch, she will share her BRAVE journey while integrating recent trauma and attachment research which now fuels her advocacy efforts for trauma-informed practices.

 

October

The Career Center Presents “Building Your Resume”
  • Date: October 8, 2019
  • Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Location: DeMoss Hall, Room DH 4326
  • Staff Advisor: Representative from the Career Center
  • Description: This workshop will cover basic resume formatting and strategy. Residential students must complete this workshop prior to meeting 1 on 1 with a major-specific career coach for industry specific content and questions.
Lynchburg 101 Workshop – Mental Health, Part 1
  • Date: October 8, 2019
  • Time: 6:00-7:30 p.m.
  • Location: Jerry Falwell Library Terrace
  • Staff Advisor: Advisor: Corey Leistner
  • Description: How would you define mental health? Come and join a discussion with local experts as they discuss the complexity of mental health where we live.

 

Fall 2019 Career Fair
  • Date: October 15, 2019
  • Time: 1:00-4:00 p.m.
  • Location: LaHaye Multipurpose Event Space
  • Faculty Advisor: Kaitlin Troutman
  • Description: The Fall 2019 Career Fair is one of our largest fairs of the semester hosting 65+ organizations looking to hire Liberty students for internships and jobs. In preparation for the career fair, we encourage you to utilize Career Services to refine your resume and practice interviewing skills before connecting with employers at the fair. Visit Handshake to find more information about the career fair, workshops being offered, or to request an appointment with your Career Coach.
  • Attending Organizations: Acadia Healthcare, Africa Inland Missions, Carilion Clinic, Centra, Diamond Healthcare Corporation, Dominion Youth Services, Embrace Healthy Solutions, Family Preservation Services, Horizon Behavioral Health, Liberty Godparent Home, Medical Facilities of America, OrthoVirginia, Shelterwood Academy, Strategic Therapy Associates, & Valley Health. (potentially more)

 

Overcoming Procrastination: “Eat That Frog!”
  • Date: October 15, 2019
  • Time: 5:00-6:00 p.m.
  • Location: DH 1284
  • Faculty Advisor: Dan Berkenkemper
  • Description: This presentation addresses one of the worst enemies of college students – procrastination! We will help you explore your study habits and give you tips to help overcome bad habits, develop new habits, and begin to be the boss of your own calendar!
Lynchburg 101 Workshop – Mental Health, Part 2
  • Date: October 22, 2019
  • Time: 5:00-7:00 p.m.
  • Location: Demoss Hall 1286
  • Staff Advisor: Advisor: Corey Leistner
  • Description: Are you ready to be a proponent for mental health in our community? Join us for a walk through on practical steps in self-care, care for others, and professional care.
Dr. Judith Reisman presents: “Gender Issues”
  • Date: October 29, 2019
  • Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Location: DeMoss Hall, Room DH 4412
  • Faculty Advisor: Marilyn Gadomski
  • Description: Dr. Reisman continues her research in the area of media and communications as she explains how the Kinsey reports have continued to impact our culture and influence decision-making at all levels throughout our nation.

 

November

Tim Wilson explains DIR Intervention: Developmental Model of “Floortime Intervention”
  • Date: November 5, 2019
  • Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Location: DeMoss Hall, Room DH 4412
  • Faculty Advisor: Tim Barclay
  • Description: Floortime is the intervention that was developed by Dr. Stanley Greenspan out of his DIR developmental model in order to work with children who have autism spectrum disorder.  If you’re looking for someone who has had some training in Greenspan Floortime (professional course through the Floortime Center stanleygreenspan.com) and is passionate about the DIR model and the Floortime intervention. Tim Wilson will clearly communicate the intervention and DIR basics. Come to this event!

 

Jeané Liburd, MA, CCLS Presents “The World of a Child Life Specialist”
  • Date: November 12, 2019
  • Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Location: DeMoss Hall, Room DH 4412
  • Faculty Advisor:
  • Description: Jeané N. Liburd, MA, CCLS has been a Certified Child Life Specialist since 2005.  She is trained in play therapy and received her Masters of Arts Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Liberty University. Throughout her career, she has served children and their families in various settings including hospitals, pediatric hospice, and alternative programs.
Lynchburg 101 Workshop – Anti-Human Trafficking
  • Date: November 19, 2019
  • Time: 5:00-7:00 p.m.
  • Location: Montview Alumni Ballroom
  • Staff Advisor: Advisor: Corey Leistner
  • Description: Ever wonder how sex-trafficking actually starts?  Come learn how International and Domestic professionals are working on the frontlines and behind the scenes to prevent the growth of this dark industry.  Join us for this experiential workshop and discover ways that you can serve those most vulnerable.