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The Chicago School Psychologists Well Represented at APA Convention

Experts will present topics ranging from advocating for the mental health of immigrants to using international psychology to address global issues

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CHICAGO, Aug. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP) will be well represented at the 126th Annual American Psychological Association Convention from August 9th through August 12th in San Francisco. With a wide breadth of knowledge on all aspects of mental and behavioral health, TCSPP experts will present on many pressing issues, including making psychology a sanctuary discipline by protecting and humanizing immigrants (Saturday, 4 p.m.), the aging brain (Thursday, 11 a.m.) and healing the wounds of systemic racism (Thursday, 3 p.m.). Below is the full list of presentations.

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THURSDAY, AUGUST 9

Time

Type

Presentation

Location

8:00 AM –
8:50 AM

Symposium: 1018

Addressing Global Challenges Through International Psychology 
Division/Sponsor: 52-International Psychology (Breeda McGrath, Online Dean of Academic Affairs)

Moscone Center/Room 308 Level Three-South Building

9:00 AM –
9:50 AM

Poster Session: 1063

II: Examining Factors That Influence Adverse Life Events Among Homeless Black Males
Division/Sponsor: 27-Community (Larry E. Britton, Jr., Student, Forensic Psychology)

Moscone Center/Halls ABC Exhibition Level-South Building

11:00 AM –
11:50 AM

Symposium: 1143

Critical Issues in Counseling Psychology Section Roundtables
Division/Sponsor: 17-Counseling (Shavonne J. Moore, DC Clinical Psy.D., Director, Clinical Training)

Moscone Center/Rooms 3022 and 3024 Level 3-West Building

Symposium: 1145

Advocacy for Serious Mental Illness—Education, Assessment, Intervention, and Consultation
Division/Sponsor: 18-Public Service (Shavonne J. Moore, DC Clinical Psy.D., Director, Clinical Training)

Moscone Center/Room 105 Lobby Level-South Building

Symposium: 1170

The Aging Brain—New Frontiers in Neuroscience and Medicine 
Division/Sponsor: 55-Pharmacotherapy; Co-List: 20 (Gerardo Rodriguez-Menendez, Online – M.S. Psychopharmacology Department Chair)

Moscone Center/Room 314 Level Three-South Building

Poster Session: 1152

Prevention of Anorexia in the Jewish Community 
Division/Sponsor:  27-Community (Laura Negin, LA Clinical Psy.D. Director, Clinical Training & Guy Balice, LA Clinical Psy.D. Faculty) 

Moscone Center/Halls ABC Exhibition Level-South Building

12:00 PM –
12:50 PM

Symposium: 1208

What Students Should Know About Prescriptive Privileges and Training Opportunities
Division/Sponsor: 55-Pharmacotherapy; Co-List: 50, APAGS (Gerardo Rodriguez-Menendez, Chair, MS Clinical Psychopharmacology Program)

Moscone Center/Room 2006 Level 2-West Building

1:00 PM –
1:50 PM

Poster Session: 1229

Critical Topics in Data-Based Decision Making and Professional Issues
Division/Sponsor: 16-School (Tiffany L. Keller, Chicago School ED.S. Faculty)

Moscone Center/Halls ABC Exhibition Level-South Building

2:00 PM –
2:50 PM

Symposium

Internationalizing Efforts in Psychology to Address Global Issues: Perspectives from Early Career Psychologists 
Division/Sponsor: Division 52 - International Psychology (Breeda McGrath, Online Dean of Academic Affairs)

Division 52 Suite Conversational Hour (TBD)

2:00 PM –
3:50 PM

Symposium: 1308

Current Applications and Training Considerations in the Area of School Neuropsychology
Division/Sponsor: 16-School; Co-List: 33 (Rik D'Amato, Chicago School ED.S. Faculty)

Moscone Center/Room 151 Upper Mezzanine-South Building

3:00 PM –
3:50 PM

Symposium: 1355

Radical Healing in Communities of Color—Healing the Wounds of Systemic Racism
Division/Sponsor: 45-Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity and Race; Co-List: 27 (Hector Adames, Chicago Clinical Masters, Associate Department Chair; Nayeli Y. Chavez-Dueñas, Chicago Clinical Masters Faculty)

Moscone Center/Room 2006 Level 2-West Building

4:00 PM –
4:50 PM

Session

Changing Landscape of Academic Positions
Division/Sponsor: Committee on Early Career Psychologists (Linda Gomberg Department Faculty, Forensic Psychology; and Loren M. Hill, Department Chair, Forensic Psychology)

Grad Student and Early Career Hospitality Space in the Convention Center

FRIDAY, AUGUST 10

Time

Type

Presentation

Location

8:00 AM –
9:50 AM

Symposium: 2033

Do We Need Practice Guidelines for Working with Kinky Couples+? 
Division/Sponsor: 43-Couple and Family Psychology; Co-List 17, 29
(Braden Berkey, Chicago Clinical Psy.D. Faculty)

Moscone Center/Room 152 Upper Mezzanine-South Building

10:00 AM –
10:50 AM

Poster Session: 2123 

Ways of Healing for People and Communities of Color
Division/Sponsor: 45-Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity and Race
(Hector Adames, Chicago Clinical Masters, Associate Department Chair; Nayeli Y. Chavez-Dueñas, Chicago Clinical Masters Faculty; and students)

Moscone Center/Halls ABC Exhibition Level-South Building

Keeping the Faith: Transformative Teachings of Dr. Joseph L. White, Godfather of Black Psychology 

Radical Existence: A Qualitative Study of Trans Latinx Immigrants

Reclaiming Their Voices: A Qualitative Study of Detained Immigrant Women

4:00 PM –
4:50 PM

Symposium: 2291 

Deconstructing Boxes—The Importance of Queer People Subverting White Homonormativity
Division/Sponsor: 45-Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity and Race; Co-List: 35, 44, 51, 56 (Hector Adames, Chicago Clinical Masters, Associate Department Chair)

Moscone Center/Room 2014 Level 2-West Building

SATURDAY, AUGUST 11

Time

Type

Presentation

Location

10:00 AM –
10:50 AM

Skill-Building Session: 3106 

Teaching Lifespan Development Online
Division/Sponsor: 2-Teaching; Co-List: 20 (Jessica J. Cerniak, Online M.A. Psychology Faculty)

Moscone Center/Room 2018 Level 2-West Building

Poster Session: 3114

Systems-Level Assessment, Intervention, and Consultation
Division/Sponsor: 16-School; Co-List: 27 (Rik D'Amato, Chicago School ED. S. Faculty)

Moscone Center/Halls ABC Exhibition Level-South Building

Symposium: 3146 

Utilizing a Multicultural Framework in Trauma Psychology—Theory, Research, and Practice
Division/Sponsor: 56-Trauma Psychology (Shavonne J. Moore, DC Clinical Psy.D., Director, Clinical Training)

Moscone Center/Room 314 Level Three-South Building

Poster Session: 3130

Diversity and Intersectionality in Women's Experiences and Well-Being Across the Lifespan
Division/Sponsor: 35-Psychology of Women  (Tiffany L. Keller, Chicago School ED.S. Faculty)

Moscone Center/Halls ABC Exhibition Level-South Building

1:00 PM –
1:50 PM

Symposium: 3276 

Internationalizing Psychology—From School to Services: CODAPAR Interdivisional Grants Projects
Division/Sponsor: CODAPAR-APA Committee on Division/APA Relations
(Kelley Haynes-Mendez, Online M.A. Psychology Faculty)

Moscone Center/Room 215 Level Two-South Building

4:00 PM –
4:50 PM

Symposium: 3350

Making Psychology a Sanctuary Discipline—A Call to Protect and Humanize Immigrants
Division/Sponsor: 45-Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity and Race; Co-List: 7, 9, 12, 16, 17, 27, 35, 37, 43, 56, APAGS (Hector Adames, Chicago Clinical Masters, Associate Department Chair; Nayeli Y. Chavez-Dueñas, Chicago Clinical Masters Faculty)

Moscone Center/Room 151 Upper Mezzanine-South Building

Symposium: 3354

Toward a New Model--- Predoctoral Training in Clinical Psychopharmacology
Division/Sponsor: 55-Pharmacotherapy; Co-List: 31, APAGS (Gerardo Rodriguez-Menendez, Chair, MS Clinical Psychopharmacology Program)

Moscone Center/Room 2009 Level 2-West Building

SUNDAY, AUGUST 12

Time

Type

Presentation

Location

9:00 AM –
9:50 AM

Symposium: 4055

Social Class in Psychotherapy Research—Considerations for Measurement, Design, and Analysis
Division/Sponsor: 29-Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy (Rachel Nitzarim, Chicago Clinical Psy.D., Associate Director of Training, Clinical Psy.D.)

Moscone Center/Room 207 Level Two-South Building

About The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Founded in 1979, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP) is a nonprofit, private school devoted exclusively to psychology, and related behavioral health sciences. The Chicago School is an affiliate of TCS, a nonprofit system of colleges advancing student success and community impact. The institution serves approximately 4,300 students across campuses in Chicago; Southern California (Los Angeles, Irvine and San Diego); and Washington, D.C., as well as through online programs. The Chicago School is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), and its Clinical Psychology Doctoral Programs in Chicago and Washington, D.C. are accredited by the American Psychological Association. With more than 20 graduate degree programs, thousands of hours of real-world training, and a wealth of international opportunities, TCSPP is the leader in professional psychology and behavioral health education. To learn more, visit www.thechicagoschool.edu.

MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Riley
lriley@thechicagoschool.edu
312.410.8963

 

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