Kudos to Our Students – October

Kudos to Our Students – October

Student Kenneth Andersen along with Dr. Jason Platt, director of the counseling psychology program and Leticia Gonzalez, adjunct professor, all of CSPP-MC, presented their project, “Dialogues about Domestic Violence: Street Theater in International Communities,” at the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) Annual Conference held in North Carolina in September. The project’s mission is to inspire dialogue about domestic violence in public spaces.

David Bowers, CSPP-SD, presented the poster, “Making the Invisible Visible: Exploring Hidden Cultural Values in the AAMFT Code of Ethics,” at the AAMFT-CA Student Conference this month. He has also been invited to present “Genocide’s Impact on Generations: The Armenian Genocide,” at the International Family Therapy Association (IFTA) XXI World Family Therapy Congress in February 2013.

Emily Hennrich and Grace Priest of CSPP-SD have won the prestigious David Caul Research Award offered by the International Society for Trauma and Dissociation. The award is for their article, “Evaluation of the evidence for the trauma and fantasy models of dissociation” published in the Psychological Bulletin, a major industry journal. The award is only offered to 1-2 applicants annually, and comes with a $1,000 honorarium toward research expenses. Dr. Constance Dalenberg, professor, CSPP-SD, is their research mentor.

Guadalupe Morales, CSPP-LA, will present the following poster at the upcoming 41st Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society in February along with several CSPP-LA core faculty:

  • Morales, G., Matute, E., O’Callaghan, E.T., & Murray, J. (2013, February). Is executive function intact after childhood stroke? A study in Mexican children with hemophilia. Poster to be presented at the 41st Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society in Waikoloa, Hawaii.

Jae L. Ross, CSPP-LA, presented on the topic of integrating classical mindfulness with prolonged exposure therapy at the psychology department of the Veteran’s Administration in West Los Angeles, CA.

Tyler Shannon, CSPP-SF, and Dr. Sheila J. Henderson, interim associate provost of I-MERIT and adjunct associate professor, CSPP-SF, had the following recent publication in the International Psychology Bulletin:

  • Shannon, T. and Henderson, S. J. (2012). Award winners and their stories: 2012 Division 52 Student International Research Award. International Psychology Bulletin, 16(4), 18-21.

Barton Shulman, CSPP-SF, will speak at the 9th Annual National Harm Reduction Conference in Portland next month. The presentation, “Drugs and Creativity: A Support Group for Active Drug Users” will be led by Claudia Figallo, LCSW, of University of California, San Francisco Alliance Health Project.