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CSPP Student and Faculty Achievements

Greetings CSPP Community,

Here are the latest updates of recent faculty and student achievements.

Faculty Achievements

  • Dr. Omar Alhassoon, San Diego PhD program assistant professor has had his co-authored article, “Frontal White Matter Integrity Predictors of Adult Alcohol Treatment Outcome” accepted for publication  in Biological Psychiatry.
  • Dr. Omar Alhassoon has also received $40,000 from University of California San Diego to collect pilot data for an RO1 examining trauma and mental health among recent Iraqi refugee children and their mothers.
  • LA PhD program associate professor, Dr. Theodore Burnes, has had his co-authored  chapter, “Multiple Identities of Transgender Individuals: Incorporating a Framework of Intersectionality to Gender Crossing” published in Navigating Multiple Identities: Race, Gender, Culture, Nationality and Roles.
  • Dr. Theodore Burnes has also had his co-authored article, “Lost in Trans-lation: Interpreting Systems of Trauma for Transgender Clients” published in Journal of Traumatology.
  • Dr. Tatiana Glebova, Sacramento CFT assistant professor and Dr. Sharon Foster, Distinguished Professor and Associate Provost for Research and Scholarship have had their co-authored article, ‘Examining therapist comfort in delivering family therapy in home and community settings: Development and evaluation of the therapist comfort scale’ published online in a recent issue of Psychotherapy.
  • Dr. Robert Jay Green, San Francisco PhD Program Distinguished Professor and Director of Alliant's Rockway Institute for LGBT Psychology, has had his chapter, ‘Gay and lesbian family life:  Risk, resilience, and rising expectations’ published in the 4th edition of Normal Family Processes.
  • Dr. Karen Quek, Irvine CFT program associate professor has had her article, ‘Chinese Values in Supervisory Discourse: Implications for Culturally Sensitive Practices’ published on  'Online First' on SpringerLink
  • Dr. Theodore Burnes, Los Angeles PhD Program Associate Professor has had his co-authored chapter, ‘Counseling strategies with intersex clients: A process-based approach’ published in S. H. Dworkin & M. Pope (Eds.), Casebook for Counseling Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Persons and Their Families.
  • Dr. Karen Quek, Irvine CFT Program Associate Professor has had her co-authored article, ‘Conflict patterns among Greek couples: The role of values, self disclosure and relationship satisfaction’ published in Journal of the International Association of Cross Cultural Psychology.
  • Dr. Debra Kawahara, San Diego PsyD Program Associate Professor has co-edited a special issue of Women & Therapy, Integrating the Personal and Social Voices of Latinas in Feminist Therapy. This special issue features several CSPP faculty, including Drs. Sue KubaDiane Zelman, and Siobhan O'Toole.  In addition, a symposium based on these CSPP faculty's articles has been accepted for the Association of Women in Psychology conference in March.
  • Dr. Fred Heide, San Francisco PsyD program Associate Professor has been named Associate Editor of the APA journal "PsycCRITIQUES". 

Joint Faculty, Student and Alumni Achievements

  • San Diego PhD student Rick Stephan and San Diego PhD assistant professor Dr. Omar Alhassoon have had their co-authored article, “Callosal White Matter Microstructural Recovery in Abstinent Alcoholics: A Longitudinal Diffusion Tensor Imaging Study” accepted for publication in,  Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research.
  • CFT Irvine MA student Joselyn Ayala presented two workshops at the Latina Leadership Network of the California community colleges annual conference.
  • San Francisco PhD student Jonathan Lassiter, Fresno PhD student Karina Luna, Fresno PsyD student Samuel Montano, Fresno PhD student Arrie Smith and  Fresno PhD program associate professor Dr. Siobhan K. O'Toole have had their poster, ‘Religion, Spirituality, and Health Outcomes Among African Americans: A Meta-analysis’ accepted for presentation by Division 36 for the 120th Annual American Psychological Association Convention.
  • Dr. Robert Jay Green, San Francisco PhD Program Distinguished Professor and Director of Alliant's Rockway Institute for LGBT Psychology  and San Francisco PhD student, Katie Katuzny have had their co-authored chapter, ‘Adoption by lesbians and gay men:  What we know, need to know, and ought to do’ published  in ‘Adoption by lesbians and gay men: A new dimension in family diversity’ 
  • Fresno PhD students Amy Mouanoutoa and Jennifer Harrison and Fresno PhD professor Dr. Paul Lebby and Fresno PhD associate professor Siobhan O’Toole have had their co-authored poster, ‘Differences of Brain-Injured versus control: Children/Adolescent performance on LANSE-A/C in hallmarks of TBI ‘ accepted for presentation at the 2012  California Psychological Association Convention.
  • Dr. Jan Osborn, Sacramento CFT program assistant professor and CFT PsyD Sacramento student Cheryl Lugo have had their article, ‘The Gift of Group Therapy in Co-creating New Narratives for Siblings of Lesbians, Gays and Bisexuals’ published in a recent issue of Group.
  • San Francisco Organizational Psychology student Taylere Joseph was given a 2011 Small Grant Award from the Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research/Society of Consulting Psychology in the amount of $1,000.
  • Dr. Siobhan O’Toole, Fresno PsyD Program Assistant Professor and Fresno PhD student Shiva Amin will be presenting their paper, ‘Measurement Reliability across Cultures’ at the upcoming Western Psychological Association (WPA) Convention.
  • Dr. O’Toole will also be co-presenting a poster, ‘A Meta-Analysis of Sex Offender Treatment Effectiveness: Community versus Institution ‘at the WPA Convention with Fresno PhD students Jennifer L. HarrisonSheera N. Harrell and Jacinda L. Peltz.
  • Dr. O’Toole will also present a poster with Dr. Sue Kuba, Fresno PsyD Professor and Interim Director and Director of the Systemwide Online Program, Dr. Lynette Bassman PsyD Program Professor and Fresno PhD student Donica Romeo at the WPA convention. Their poster is entitled, ‘Raw Foods: Complimentary and Alternative Medicine for Depression and Anxiety’.
  • Dr. Fred Heide, San Francisco PsyD program Associate Professor, Dr. Natalie Porter, San Francisco PhD Professor and CSPP San Francisco PhD alumnus Dr. Paul Saito have had their article "Can You Hear the People Sing:  Musical Theatre and Attitude Change" accepted for publication in the APA journal "Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts".  The paper was also presented at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy (ABCT) convention in Toronto in November.
  • Dr. Paul Werner, San Francisco PhD program  Professor and San Francisco PhD alumnus, Dr. Loren C. King, have published the following article: ‘Attachment, social support, and responses following the death of a companion animal’ in OMEGA--Journal of Death and Dying.
  • Dr. Robert Jay Green, San Francisco PhD Program Distinguished Professor and Director of Alliant's Rockway Institute for LGBT Psychology, has had his chapter, ‘Gay and lesbian family life:  Risk, resilience, and rising expectations’ published in the 4th edition of Normal Family Processes.
  • Dr. Karen Quek, Irvine CFT program associate professor has had her article, ‘Chinese Values in Supervisory Discourse: Implications for Culturally Sensitive Practices’ published on  'Online First' on SpringerLink
  • Dr. Theodore Burnes, Los Angeles PhD Program Associate Professor has had his co-authored chapter, ‘Counseling strategies with intersex clients: A process-based approach’ published in S. H. Dworkin & M. Pope (Eds.), Casebook for Counseling Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Persons and Their Families.
  • Dr. Karen Quek, Irvine CFT Program Associate Professor has had her co-authored article, ‘Conflict patterns among Greek couples: The role of values, self disclosure and relationship satisfaction’ published in Journal of the International Association of Cross Cultural Psychology.
  • Dr. Debra Kawahara, San Diego PsyD Program Associate Professor has co-edited a special issue of Women & Therapy, Integrating the Personal and Social Voices of Latinas in Feminist Therapy. This special issue features several CSPP faculty, including Drs. Sue KubaDiane Zelman, and Siobhan O'Toole.  In addition, a symposium based on these CSPP faculty's articles has been accepted for the Association of Women in Psychology conference in March.

Please join me in congratulating all of these wonderful achievements!

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Dean Sammons