Faculty of Education

Faculty of Education
Faculty of Education

Newsha Ghafari

PhD in Special Education and Cognitive Studies
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Degrees

B.Sc. (Hons) University of Toronto, M.Ed. Queen's University

Program

Ph.D in Special Education and Cognitive Studies

Supervisor

Dr. Derek Berg

Research Interests

  • Mental Health
  • Compassion fatigue
  • Thriving
  • Special Education
  • Higher Education
  • Stigma

Professional Contributions

Chan, J. & Ziaian-Ghafari, N., (2017). Mental Health Workshop: Part 3 – Compassion fatigue. Lead workshops for 500 Consecutive and Concurrent education students.

Ziaian-Ghafari, N., Berg, D. (Accepted, 2017). The experience of graduate students with exceptionalities. Roundtable presentation at the 2017 conference for the Canadian Society for the Study of Education [CSSE], Toronto, ON

Ziaian-Ghafari, N., Berg, D. (Accepted, 2017). Thriving as a route to redirect burnout and compassion fatigue. Poster presentation at the 2017 conference for the Canadian Society for the Study of Education [CSSE], Toronto, ON

Ziaian-Ghafari, N. (July, 2016). Grad Chats. CFRC Radio, Kingston, ON.

Ziaian-Ghafari, N. (May, 2016). Compassion fatigue and burnout in teachers working with students with exceptionalities. Poster presented at the annual conference for the Canadian Society for the Study of Education [CSSE], Calgary, AB.

Ziaian-Ghafari, N. (May, 2016). Universal psychological needs satisfaction and thriving in general classroom teachers. Paper presented at the annual conference for the Canadian Society for the Study of Education [CSSE], Calgary, AB.

Ghafari, N. (February, 2016). Burnout and compassion fatigue: A review of conceptual and operational perspectives. Graduate Student Symposium, Selected Papers, Vol. 10. Queen's University, Faculty of Education.

Ziaian-Ghafari, N. (February, 2016).  A review of research on teacher thriving. Paper presented at the annual Rosa Bruno-Jofré Symposium in Education [RBJSE], Kingston, ON.

Ghafari, N. (June, 2015). The experience of compassion fatigue in teachers working with exceptional learners. Roundtable presentation at the annual conference for the Canadian Society for the Study of Education [CSSE], Ottawa, ON.

Ghafari, N. (February, 2015). Inclusive education: A study of teacher burnout and basic psychological needs. Roundtable presentation at the annual Rosa Bruno-Jofré Symposium in Education [RBJSE], Kingston, ON.