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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

Parental Nurturance in Childhood and Adolescence Correlated to Anxiety in College Students: As an undergraduate student in the Department of Psychology at Liberty University, I am conducting research to better understand parent-child relationships and anxiety in college students. The purpose of my research is to determine if there is a correlation between college students’ anxiety and the degree of parental nurturance that they received in childhood and adolescence, and I am writing to invite you to participate in my study.

Attitude toward counseling: You are invited to participate in research being done to better understand the attitudes and stigma people have towards going to counseling. If you are 18 years of age or older, enrolled in a residential undergraduate psychology class, are willing to participate, and you have a parent who is also willing to participate, then you and your parent will be asked to each take a survey. Thank you for considering your participation in a study that may lead to greater understanding of a key barrier to treatment!

College Student Perceptions of ADHD: Links Between Prior Knowledge and Attitudes: The purpose of this research is to better understand what students know about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and their attitudes towards the disorder. If you are 18 years of age or older, an undergraduate student at Liberty University, currently taking a psychology course, and are willing to participate, you may click the link above to complete an online survey. It should take no more than 30 minutes for you to complete the survey. Your participation will be completely anonymous, and no personal, identifying information will be collected. A consent document is provided as the first page you will see after you click on the survey link. The consent document contains additional information about the research, please click “Next” at the end of the consent information to indicate that you have read the consent information and would like to take part in the survey. If you choose to participate, you will receive credit for one psych activity.


Upcoming Events

October

The Career Center Presents “Building Your Resume”

October 8, 6:30-7:30 p.m., DeMoss Hall, Room 4326

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.

  • Staff Advisor: Representative from the Career Center
Lynchburg 101 Workshop – Mental Health, Part 1

October 8, 6-7:30 p.m., Jerry Falwell Library Terrace

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.

  • Staff Advisor: Corey Leistner
Fall 2019 Career Fair

October 15, 1-4 p.m., LaHaye Multipurpose Event Space

The Fall 2019 Career Fair is one of the Career Center’s 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.

Organizations attending include 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, and Valley Health.

  • Faculty Advisor: Kaitlin Troutman
Overcoming Procrastination: “Eat That Frog!”

October 15, 5-6 p.m., DeMoss Hall, Room 1284

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!

  • Faculty Advisor: Dan Berkenkemper
Lynchburg 101 Workshop – Mental Health, Part 2

October 22, 5-7 p.m., DeMoss Hall, Room 1286

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.

  • Staff Advisor: Advisor: Corey Leistner
Dr. Judith Reisman presents: “Gender Issues”

October 29, 6:30-7:30 p.m., DeMoss Hall, Room 4412

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.

  • Faculty Advisor: Marilyn Gadomski

November

Tim Wilson explains DIR Intervention: Developmental Model of “Floortime Intervention”

November 5, 6:30-7:30 p.m., DeMoss Hall, Room 4412

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. Tim Wilson will communicate the intervention and DIR basics.

  • Faculty Advisor: Tim Barclay
Psi Chi’s Annual Graduate School Event

November 4, 6:30-7:30 p.m., DeMoss Hall, Room 4412

Learn about the graduate school application process! A step-by-step process and timeline will be presented by the Psi Chi officers, with a testimonial from an officer currently in the Liberty graduate program. A Liberty faculty member will also provide valuable insight regarding what one should expect in a graduate-level psychology program. 

  • Staff Advisor: Advisor: Marilyn Gadomski
Jeané Liburd, MA, CCLS & Lyndsey Lingenfelter Graham Presents “The World of a Child Life Specialist”

November 12, 6:30-7:30 p.m., DeMoss Hall, Room 4412

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.

Lyndsey Lingenfelter Graham, a 2017 graduate of Liberty’s Department of Psychology, will present a graduate student perspective on the Child Life program. She is completing her Masters in Child Life at Eastern Carolina University.

  • Faculty Advisor: Dr. Marilyn Gadomski
Lynchburg 101 Workshop – Anti-Human Trafficking

November 19, 5-7 p.m., Montview Alumni Ballroom

Ever wonder how sex-trafficking actually starts? Come learn how international and domestic professionals are working on the front-lines and behind the scenes to prevent the growth of this dark industry. Join us for this workshop and discover ways that you can serve those most vulnerable. Register for this workshop.

  • Staff Advisor: Advisor: Corey Leistner