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Melissa Heath will deliver May 29 BYU devotional address

Melissa Heath, an associate professor of counseling psychology and special education, will give an address titled “Becoming More Teachable” at the weekly Brigham Young University devotional Tuesday, May 29, at 11:05 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall.

It will be broadcast live on KBYU-TV (Channel 11), BYUtv, KBYU-FM (89.1), BYU-Radio and at byutv.org, as well as on campus in the Joseph Smith Building auditorium and the Varsity Theater in the Wilkinson Student Center. For rebroadcast and reprint information, visit byutv.org or speeches.byu.edu.

Heath received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from BYU in 1975 before going on to Texas A&M University to earn a doctoral degree in school psychology in 1996. She is a nationally certified school psychologist and a licensed psychologist and school psychologist in the state of Utah.

Before coming to BYU to work in the Department of Counseling Psychology and Special Education in 1999, Heath held a number of positions as a counselor or school counselor and psychologist in various schools, universities and a rape crisis center. A few of Heath’s areas of focus in research and publication include bullying, learning disorders, special education and sexual harassment.

In 2010, Melissa Heath was selected to act as a lead editor for a report on strengthening family, school and community support for children who are experiencing traumatic grief in the journal School Psychology International.

For more information, contact Melissa Heath at (801) 422-1235.

Writer: Preston Wittwer

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