AUS PsyD Students and Faculty at the 2019 APA Convention in Chicago

The AUS PsyD in Clinical Psychology students and faculty were very well represented at the American Psychological Association’s (APA) 2019 national convention in Chicago this August. The APA is “the leading scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States, with more than 118,000 researchers, educators, clinicians, consultants and students as its members.” The APA is also famous for publishing its own publication manual, a written style guide followed by many academic departments throughout the humanities and beyond. The AUS PsyD program is also accredited through the APA, which gives the program additional honors and prestige.

The poster and data blitz sessions by AUS students and faculty at this convention were as follows:

Lindsay Olson, Abi Martin, Jude Bergkamp, PsyD
Division 9: Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI)
Title: Catching Up with APA Aspirations: Self-Awareness Within a Social Justice Perspective to Better Serve Our Communities
Session Type: Poster Session
Date & Time: Thursday, August 8, 2019 – 11:00-11:50am
Location: McCormick Place Hall F

Dana Waters, PsyD, ABPP, Jessica Cowan, Gwendolyn Barnhart, Chelsea Randall, Leja Wright, Bonnie Zinn, Lori Woehler
Division 56: Division of Trauma Psychology
Title: Attachment Loss and Vicarious Trauma: A Descriptive Phenomenological Analysis of Suicidality and Depression in Veterinarians
Session Type: Poster Session
Date & Time: Thursday, August 8, 2019 – 11:00-11:50am
Location: McCormick Place Hall F

Lindsay Olson, Abi Martin, Jude Bergkamp, PsyD
Division 2: Society for the Teaching of Psychology
Title: Catching Up with APA Aspirations: APA Multicultural Guidelines and Congruent Doctoral Curricula
Session Type: Poster Session
Date & Time: Thursday, August 8, 2019 – 12:00-12:50pm
Location: McCormick Place Hall F

Steve Curtis, PhD, Jennifer Monahan DeMella, Gwendolyn Barnhart, Lori Woehler
Division 55: American Society for the Advancement of Pharmacotherapy (ASAP)
Title: Pediatric psychopharmacology: Research update
Session Type: Poster Session
Date & Time: Thursday, August 8, 2019 – 2:00pm-3:00pm
Location: Division 55 Hospitality Suite

Gwendolyn Barnhart, Patrick Baker, Sylla Fury, Amber Silverwood
Division 33: Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities/Autism Spectrum Disorder
Title: A Meta-Analysis of Symptological Differences: Exploring the Role Gender Plays in Diagnosing Autism
Session Type: Poster Session
Date & Time: Thursday, August 8, 2019 – 3:00-3:50pm
Location: McCormick Place Hall F

Kelle Agassiz, Jude Bergkamp, PsyD
Division 9: Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues
Presentation Title: Operation Streamline: The Criminalization of Immigration and Its Effects on Society
Session Type: Data-Blitz
Session Title: Culture and Immigration
Date & Time: Friday, August 9, 2019 – 11:00-11:50am
Location: McCormick Place Room W191

Stephanie Bowser, Amber Silverwood, Kelle Agassiz, Jude Bergkamp, PsyD
Division 9: Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues
Title: The Impact of Implicit Bias on Corrections: Using Collaboration to Fill the Research Gap
Session Type: Poster Session
Date & Time: Friday, August 9, 2019 – 12:00-12:50pm
Location: McCormick Place Hall F

Jackie Nelson, MA
Division 46: Society for Media Psychology & Technology
Title: Sexually Objectifying Microaggressions in Film: Using Entertainment for Clinical Purposes
Session Type: Poster Session
Date & Time: Friday, August 9, 2019 – 12:00pm-12:50pm
Location: McCormick Place Hall F

Gwendolyn Barnhart, Wendy Efird, Amber Silverwood, Kenneth Wells
Division 32: Society for Humanistic Psychology
Title: Animal Assisted Interventions as a Therapeutic Means in Individuals with Autism
Session Type: Poster Session
Date & Time: Saturday, August 10, 2019 – 3:00-3:30pm
Location: McCormick Place Hall F

Kelle Agassiz, Jude Bergkamp, PsyD
Division 45: Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity, and Race
Title: Operation Streamline: The Criminalization of Immigration and Effects on Minority Populations
Session Type: Poster Session
Date & Time: Saturday, August 10, 2019 – 4:00-4:50pm
Location: McCormick Place Hall F

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