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UNM School of Training & Human Sciences provides new college in crucial areas for New Mexico: UNM Newsroom

UNM School of Training & Human Sciences provides new college in crucial areas for New Mexico: UNM Newsroom

From Early Childhood Training and Particular Training to Psychological Well being & Wellness to Bodily Training and Athletic Coaching, the UNM School of Training & Human Sciences has bolstered its capability to handle crucial wants in New Mexico and past.

“Our Fall ’22 cohort of latest college are resourceful and gifted lecturers and researchers,” COEHS Dean Hansel Burley. “Collectively, they convey a dynamism will assist take our applications to new heights.”

Six new assistant professors have begun work at UNM this Fall semester. They embody:

UNM School of Training & Human Sciences provides new college in crucial areas for New Mexico: UNM Newsroom

Dr. Sarah Roberts Carlson

Dr. Sarah Roberts Carlson is an assistant professor within the Division of Particular Training. She acquired her Ph.D. in Particular Training from the College of Kansas. Her analysis focuses on understanding long-term companies and helps obtainable to adults with mental and developmental disabilities and their households experiences with studying about and fascinating with these methods. Carlson’s analysis pursuits are grounded in her expertise as a sibling of an grownup with Down syndrome and as a transition specialist for a faculty district in Colorado Springs, Colo. Carlson, who was born and raised in Carlsbad, N.M., is worked up to be again within the Land of Enchantment and becoming a member of the UNM COEHS College.

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Dr. Jeongwoon Jeong,

Dr. Jeongwoon Jeong, assistant professor of Counselor Training within the Division of Particular person, Household, & Group Training, involves the School from Fort Hays State College. Jeong earned his doctoral diploma in Counselor Training and Supervision together with a grasp’s diploma in Academic Measurement and Statistics at The College of Iowa in 2021. His analysis focuses on multicultural schooling in counselor schooling and psychological well being/habit points amongst marginalized/underserved populations. He’s additionally serving as treasurer of the Korean Counseling Affiliation-Worldwide Chapter. He’s already having fun with the brand new chapter at The College of New Mexico along with his household.

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Dr. Allyssa Memmini

Dr. Allyssa Memmini, assistant professor of Athletic Coaching within the Division of Well being, Train, and Sports activities Sciences, involves the School from the College of Michigan, the place she earned her Ph.D. in Motion Science. Memmini can be a licensed athletic coach and has prior medical expertise working with collegiate {and professional} monitor and discipline athletes. Her analysis focuses on bettering institutional coverage to advertise interdisciplinary administration of college college students recovering from sports-related concussions. She is especially within the intersection of pupil identification and the way these components could affect a pupil’s chance of searching for and acquiring educational help after concussion.

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Dr. Chelsea T. Morris

Dr. Chelsea T. Morris, assistant professor of Early Childhood Training within the Division of Particular person, Household, and Group Training, involves the School from the College of West Georgia. She earned her Ph.D. on the College of Miami in educating and studying, with a give attention to early intervention/early childhood particular schooling. She started her skilled profession as an Toddler Educator on the College of Virginia Youngsters’s Hospital. Her analysis focuses on the disproportionate influence that self-discipline practices and habits intervention have on younger youngsters and their households and the suspension and expulsion of toddlers and preschoolers. She is a Fellow of the Nationwide Heart for Pyramid Mannequin Improvements and the founding father of the Early Studying Heart on the College of West Georgia. At present, she is the analysis advisor for a multi-site implementation mission finding out the influence of coaching in Rebound and Restoration, a resilience curriculum that responds to neighborhood trauma.

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Dr. Sojeong Nam

Dr. Sojeong Nam, assistant professor of Counselor Training within the IFCE involves the School from Western Michigan College, the place she labored as an assistant professor within the Division of Counselor Training and Counseling Psychology. She earned her Ph.D. in Counselor Training and Supervision at The College of Iowa and has labored with youth and younger adults with melancholy, suicidality, nervousness, and ADHD in each medical and analysis settings. Her analysis pursuits give attention to psychological well being disparities, psychological well being stigma and literacy, melancholy and suicidality in youth, multicultural counselor schooling, and psychometric properties of instruments in counseling and counselor schooling.

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Dr. Victoria Shiver

Dr. Victoria Shiver joins the School as an assistant professor of Bodily Training within the Division of HESS. She earned her Ph.D. in Human Efficiency from the College of Alabama and has been working as an assistant professor for the previous three years earlier than becoming a member of the UNM workforce. Shiver focuses her analysis, educating, and repair in social and emotional studying in bodily schooling and out-of-school time applications in addition to enhancing culturally responsive pedagogy for bodily schooling lecturers and instructor candidates.