2015 Southwestern Social Sciences Association Conference

2015 Southwestern Social Sciences Association Conference

2015 Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Social Sciences Association in Denver, April 8-11th.

This year CSPP was well represented at the Southwestern Social Sciences Association Conference. There were a total of 13 Alliant CSPP presenters, 5 faculty presenters, and 1 former student that presented at the conference. Below is a list of the CSPP presenters.

A Sistemic Approach to Treatment of Substance Abuse in the Latino Community

  • Jade Ozier, Alliant International University, Los Angeles
  • Cristina Magalhaes, Alliant International University, Los Angeles

The impact of Intimate partner violence on mental health service utilization among Middle Eastern women in the USA

  • Liliyan Avansian Adegani, Alliant International University, Los Angeles
  • Syeda Banoo, Alliant International University, Los Angeles
  • Mohena Moreno, Alliant International University, Los Angeles
  • Randy Noblitt, Alliant International University, Los Angeles

Understanding Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) in the Latino Population in the U.S.

  • Mohena Moreno, Alliant International University, Los Angeles
  • Syeda Banoo, Alliant International University, Los Angeles
  • Nina Yamini, Alliant International University, Los Angeles
  • Marissa Sakaguchi, Alliant International University, Los Angeles
  • Rumiko Okada, Alliant International University, Los Angeles

Benefits of biofeedback treatment for Asian Americans diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder

  • Sum Yin Ruth Wong, Alliant International University, Los Angeles
  • Rumiko Okada, Alliant International University, Los Angeles
  • Cristina Magalhaes, Alliant International University, Los Angeles

Rumination, Perceived Stress and the Responses to Psychosocial Challenges

  • Jonathan Chua, Alliant International University
  • Nicola Lasikiewicz, James Cook University

Reliability Generalization of the Interpersonal Support Evaluation List (ISEL)

  • Trisha Marie Kivisalu, Alliant International University, Fresno
  • Colleen E. Phillips, Alliant International University, Fresno
  • Chelsi King, Alliant International University, Fresno
  • Siobhan K O’Toole, Alliant International University, Fresno

Latinos and Mental Health: Spreading Awareness for the Latino Community and the Disparities they Face

  • Nicole Danielle Callella, Alliant International University, Los Angeles
  • Gina Marie Sprague, Alliant International University, Los Angeles

Working with families of Latino youth with sexually transmitted infections

  • Brittany Christine Dafesh, Alliant International University, Los Angeles
  • Cristina Magalhaes, Alliant International University, Los Angeles

Curanderismo and Psychology: Understanding Indigenous Practices Among Mexican-American Clients in the Therapeutic Environment

  • Eloiza Margarita Alcaraz, Mount St. Mary’s University
  • Rumiko Okada, Alliant International University, Los Angeles
  • Cristina Magalhaes, Alliant International University, Los Angeles

Cultivating cultural competency in treatment of Latino Gang members, through understanding, risk factors, community impact and modalities for rehabilitation

  • Gina Marie Sprague, Alliant International University, Los Angeles
  • Nicole Danielle Callella, Alliant International University, Los Angeles

Can Emotional Intelligence, Coping Style, and Sponsorship Predict Sobriety Through A 12-Step Program?

  • Nicole Catherine Johnson, Alliant International University

Ayahuasca in the Treatment of Addiction: Scientific Evidence and Cultural Impacts

  • Adam Snider, Alliant International University, Los Angeles
  • Cristina Magalhaes, Alliant International University, Los Angeles

Impactado por las tradiciones: Latino youth sexual behavior and contraceptive use

  • Summer L Angevin, Alliant International University, Los Angeles
  • Michi Fu, Alliant International University, Los Angeles
  • Allie Laurie, Alliant International University, Los Angeles

Here are some pictures of the presenters. Congratulations everyone on your presentations and accomplishments!

2015 SSSA 01

 

(From left to right): Gina Sprague, Nicole Callella,  Brittany Dafesh, Cristina Magalhaes, Jonathan Chua, Nicole Johnson, Eloiza Alcaraz, Jade Ozier (PsyD and PhD students from LA, except for Eloiza and I. Eloiza is alum, also from LA).

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(From left to right): Syeda Banoo, Liliyan Adegani, and Mohena Moreno (LA PsyD students)