Mid Year Conference Sessions

Friday, April 25

10 a.m.– 11:20 a.m.

TE First Floor, Room 107 SYMPOSIUM
Session #101 New Development in the Integration Meditation Practice and Psychotherapy
CHAIR: Caifang Zhu, Ph.D.

Meditation-Initiated Integrative Therapy
Caifang Zhu, Ph.D.

Zen Psychology Therapy
Andrea F. Polard, Psy.D.

A Foot in Each Stream : Teaching Self-Compassion Implicitly and Explicitly in MBSR and MSC
Steven Hickman, Psy.D.

10 a.m.– 11:20 a.m.

TE First Floor, Room 108 SYMPOSIUM
Session #102 How do Religion and Spirituality Affect the Development of Moral Identity and Virtues in Adolescents and Emerging Adults?
CHAIR: Sarah A. Schnitker

Morality and Spiritual Exemplarity Among Diverse Adolescents
Pamela Ebstyne King

The Effects Spirituality, Religiousness, and Beliefs About God on the Development of Patience and Self-Control in Adolescents
Sarah A. Schnitker, Nathaniel Fernandez, Nanyamka Redmond, T.J. Felke, and a.m.ber Blews

Prayer Practices and Gratitude in College Students: Comparing Gratitude Journaling to Prayers of Gratitude
Kelsy Richardson and Sarah A. Schnitker

Do Religiosity and Attachment Shape Moral Identity?
Kaye V. Cook, Chris J. Boyatzis, and Cynthia N. Kimball

Developing the“Good” Physician: Spirituality, Moral Intuitions, and Virtues in Medical Students
Abigail Shepherd, Michel Leffel, Ross Oaks-Mueller, and Sarah A. Schnitker

10– 11:20 a.m.

TE Plaza Level, Room P08 SYMPOSIUM
Session #103 Bringing Spirituality Oriented Psychotherapies into the Healthcare Mainstream
CHAIR: P. Scott Richards, Ph.D.

Bridges: A Research-Practice Network for Spirituality Oriented Psychotherapies
P. Scott Richards, Ph.D., and Troy Lea

The CAMOS: A Clinically Adaptive Internet System for Investigating the Processes and Outcomes of Spirituality Oriented Psychotherapies
Peter Sanders

Investigating the Processes and Outcomes of Spirituality Oriented Psychotherapies Using Practitioner Friendly Methodologies
Jason McBride

The Role of Spirituality in the Treatment of an Eating Disorder Client: An Intensive Single-N Case Study
Troy Lea and P. Scott Richards, Ph.D.

The Effectiveness of Spirituality Oriented Couples Therapy: A Process-Outcome Study
Justin Zamora

11:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.

TE First Floor, Room 107…PAPER SESSION
Session #104 Issues in Race and Religion
CHAIR: Sherma J. Charlemagne-Badal, Ph.D.

The Intersection of Race and Theology in an Evangelical Denomination
Stephen Lennstrom, and Brandy Liebscher

Religious Social Support and Hypertension Among North American Seventh-Day Adventists: Racial and Gender Differences
Sherma J. Charlemagne-Badal, Ph.D. and Jerry W. Lee, Ph.D.

Forgiveness and Humility Potentially Mitigate the Negative Effects of Racial Microaggressions
Amanda Waters, Peter C. Hill, Kaye V. Cook, and David Wang

11:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.

TE First Floor, Room 108 PAPER SESSION
Session #105 New Measures for Spiritual Assessment

CHAIR: Doug Oman, Ph.D.

Spiritual Modeling Self-Efficacy: Validation of an Easy-to Use Stand-Alone Measure
Doug Oman, Ph.D., and Thomas G. Plante, Ph.D.

Development of a Measure of Self-Report of Humility: Intellectual and General Humility
Peter C. Hill, Ph.D., Elizabeth K. Laney, Ph.D., and Keith Edwards, Ph.D.

11:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.

TE Plaza Level, Room P08 PAPER SESSION
Session #106 Psychotherapeutic Issues Related to Religion and Spirituality
Chair: Paul B. Whittemore, Ph.D., ABPP

Religion, Psychotherapy, and Unseen Realities
Paul B. Whittemore, Ph.D., ABPP

Addressing Spirituality in Family Therapy Training: Core Skills and Exemplary Methods
Emilee J. Delbridge, Ph.D.

1:30 p.m. – 2:20 p.m.

TE First Floor, Room 109 CONTENT SESSION
Session #107 From Agency to Afterlife: How a Theory of Mind Produces Religion
CHAIR: M. Chet Mirman, Ph.D.

1:30 p.m.– 2:20 p.m.

TE Plaza Level, Room P07 CONTENT SESSION
Session #108 The Columbia Experience– Bringing the Spiritual Peace of the Desert to the Streets of Manhattan
CHAIR: Gary Weaver, Ph.D.
Co-Presenter: Troy Lea
Panel: Jared Hill, Lorne Schussel, and Troy Lea

1:30 p.m.– 2:20 p.m.

TE Plaza Level, Room P08 STUDENT RESEARCH SPOTLIGHT SYMPOSIUM
Session #109
CO-CHAIRS: Anna Hawley and Steffany Homolka

2:30 p.m.– 3:30 p.m.

TE First Floor, Room 107 PAPER SESSION
Session #110 Typological Models of Religious Values
CHAIR: Nina Franza

Loving vs. Punitive God: Empathetic Reactions to Others
Nina Franza, Kelly Laliberty, and Dominique Treboux

A Typology of Christian Believers According to the Values They Hold
Chong Ho Yu, C. Harry Hui, Esther Y. Y. Lau, and Shu-Fai Cheung

Identifying Factors Contributing to Disengaged and Deconverted Christians: A Mixed Method Approach
Chong Ho Yu and C. Harry Hui

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

TE First Floor, Room 108 CONTENT SESSION
Session #111 Advances and Challenges in Understanding Religion and Spirituality in Children and Adolescents
CHAIR: Chris J. Boyatzis
Co-Author: Pamela Ebstyne King

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

TE Plaza Level, Room P08 SYMPOSIUM
Session #112 Spirituality and Health in the Context of Problematic Substance Use
CHAIR: Jon R. Webb, Ph.D.

Dimensional Spirituality, Positive Psychology, Health, and College Student Problematic Substance Use
Bridget R. Jeter, Julie I. Hunter, David Bumgarner, Kayla Mitchell, and Jon R. Webb, Ph.D.

Mindfulness, Psychological Distress, and Suicidal Behavior Among ACOAs
Jon R. Webb, Ph.D., Bridget R. Jeter, Julie I. Hunter, David Bumgarner, Kayla Mitchell, and Jameson K. Hirsch

3:45 p.m.– 5:15 p.m.

Sutherland Auditorium
Session #113 Keynote Speaker
Edward P. Shafranske, Ph.D.
Book signing following at the Reception, Andrews Banquet Room, TE Plaza Level Room P11

Saturday, April 26

9 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.

TE First Floor, Room 107 SYMPOSIUM
Session #114 Trauma and Spirituality
CHAIR: Joseph M. Currier, Ph.D.

Spirituality, Forgiveness, and Quality of Life Among Veterans With PTSD: Testing an Initial Meditational Model
Joseph M. Currier, Ph.D., Kent Drescher, Ph.D., and Jason M. Holland, Ph.D.

The Role of Spiritual Factors in Predicting Outcomes in a Residential PTSD Treatment Program for Military Veterans
Jason M. Holland, Ph.D., Joseph M. Currier, Ph.D., and Kent Drescher, Ph.D.

Chaplain Views of Suffering and Professional and Professional Quality of Life
Kent Drescher, Ph.D., Joseph Currier, Ph.D., and Jason Nieuwsma

Trajectories of Spiritual Change Among Expatriate Humanitarian Aid Workers: A Prospective Longitudinal Study
Cynthia B. Eriksson, Ph.D., Jason M. Holland, Ph.D., Joseph M. Currier, Ph.D., Leslie Snider, Alastair Ager, Reinhard Kaiser, and Winnifred Simon

9 a.m.– 10:20 a.m.

TE First Floor, Room 108 SYMPOSIUM
Session #115 Covenant Attachment, Relational Spirituality, and Spiritual Transformation in Couple Relationships
Chair: Marianne McInnes Miller, Ph.D.

God in the Marital System: A Theory of Covenant Attachment
Marianne McInnes Miller, Ph.D.

The Value of Spiritual Intimacy Among Christian Married Wives
Kimberly Van Dusen, Psy.D.

Spiritual Intimacy’s Value In Marriage For Evangelical Christian Husbands
Matt Van Dusen, Psy.D.

Spiritual Transformative Experiences: Influences on Committed Intimate Partnerships
Marianne McInnes Miller, Ph.D.

9 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.

TE Plaza Level, Room P08 PAPER SESSION
Session #116 Spiritual and Religious Influences on Psychological Functioning
Chair: Jeffrey Kingree

Religiosity, Risky Alcohol Use, and Sexual Aggression Perpetration Among Male College Students
Jeffrey Kingree and Martie Thompson

100+ Systematic or Meta-Analytic Reviews of Religion/Spirituality are Now Published: Implications for Health Research
Doug Oman, Ph.D.

Perceived Growth and Posttraumatic Stress Among Teachers in El Salvador: Assessing the Impact of Daily Spiritual Experiences
Ashli G. Roland, M.A. and Joseph M. Currier, Ph.D.

Clergy Mental Health: Highlights From the Duke Clergy Health Initiative
Christopher Adams, Ph.D., Rae Jean Proeschold-Bell, Ph.D., Bruce Smith, Ph.D., Sara LeGrand, Ph.D., Andrew Miles, M.A., David Toole, Ph.D., and Melanie Kolkin

10:30 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.

TE First Floor, Room 107 PAPER SSESSION
Session #117 Understanding Transcendent Experiences
CHAIR: C. Harry Hui

Predictors and Outcomes of Non-Ordinary and Transcendent ReligiousExperiences
C. Harry Hui, Wilfred Lau, Sing-Hang Cheung, Shu-Fai Cheung, Esther Y. Y. Lau, and Jasmine Lam

The Melding of Disparate Research Goals: A Study Into the Characteristics and Understudied Impacts of Positive and Negative Transcendent Experiences
Nora Davis

10:30 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.

TE First Floor, Room 108 PAPER SSESSION
Session #118 Developmental Issues in Spirituality and Religion
CHAIR: Kaye V. Cook, Ph.D.

Parental Religiosity and Attachment as Predictors of Emerging Adult Religiosity
Kaye V. Cook, Ph.D., Chris J. Boyatzis, Ph.D., and Kathleen C. Leonard

Exploring Developmental Differences in Emerging Adults’ Religious Practice and Experience: A Mixed-Methods Longitudinal Design
Cynthia N. Kimball, Ph.D., Kaye V. Cook, Ph.D., Chris J. Boyatzis, Ph.D., Kathleen C. Leonard, Ph.D., Rebekah Sides, Rachel Holzrichter, John Schroeder, and Trevor Krause

Children’s Understanding of Intentional Agents: Revisiting the Preparedness Hypothesis
Gregory S. Foley, Tyler S. Greenway, Justin L. Barrett

10:30 a.m.– 11:20 a.m.

TE First Floor, Room 109 PAPER SESSION
Session #119 Research on Islamic Issues
CHAIR: Paul E. Priester, Ph.D.

Decreasing Islamophobia in American Christian: Which Components Display Attitudinal Plasticity?
Paul E. Priester, Ph.D.

Prayer’s Physicality: A Test of Embodied Cognition Among Middle Easter Muslims
Mark Aveyard

11:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.

TE First Floor, Room 107 SYMPOSIUM
Session #120 Religious and Spiritual Struggles: New Research Frontiers
CO-CHAIRS: Joshua B. Grubbs and Julie J. Exline

Religious and Spiritual Struggle Among Adolescents and Children
Steffany Homolka and Julie J. Exline

Struggle and the Nonreligious: Do Weaker Forms of Nonbelief Increase Susceptibility to Spiritual Struggle?
Alex W. Uzdavines, David F. Bradley, and Julie J. Exline

Anger Toward God Among Patients Receiving Treatment for Chronic Headache Pain
Julie J. Exline, Steven J. Krause, and Karen A. Broer

Everyone Owes Me, Including God! An Examination of Spiritual Entitlement
Joshua B. Grubbs, Julie J. Exline, W. Keith Campbell, Jean M. Twenge, Kenneth I. Pargament, and Todd W. Hall

11:30 a.m.– 12:20 p.m.

TE First Floor, Room 108 PAPER SESSION
Session #121 Attitudes and Values
CHAIR: Paul McLaughlin, M.A.

A Psychology of Wisdom and Its Relationship to Religion and Spirituality
Paul McLaughlin, M.A.

Pastoral Attitudes That Predict Numerical Church Growth
David R. Dunaetz

What Are They Saying About Meaning and Spirituality: A Thematic Analysis
Dorothy Steffler, Kenneth Murdoch, and Jessica Gosselin

11:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.

TE Plaza Level, Room P08 SYMPOSIUM
Session #122 Religious Factors in Cancer Prevention and Coping with Cancer
CHAIR: John E. Perez

A Faith-Based Intervention for Multiple Cancer-Screening Behaviors Among Low-Income, Spanish-Speaking Latinas
John E. Perez, Jennifer D. Allen, and Laura Tom

Intrinsic Religious Motivation and Control-Related Religious Coping Styles Explain Variance in Positive Affect Among Cancer Patients
Kira A. Barros, Jade Seto, Alison S. Cohee, and John E. Perez

1:30 p.m. – 2:20 p.m.

TE First Floor, Room 107 SYMPOSIUM
Session # 123 Christian Spirituality in Emerging Adulthood: A Mixed Methods Analysis
CHAIR: Brendon Jones, M.A.

Theoretical Model of Spiritual Development
Brian D. Augustyn, Ph.D.

Illusory Mental Health
Mike Moradshahi, M.A.

Literature and Emerging Adulthood
Brendon Jones, M.A.

1:30 p.m. – 2:20 p.m.

TE First Floor, Room 108 SYMPOSIUM
Session # 124 Spirituality and Economic Behaviors
CHAIR: Thomas J. Felke

Conversion Narratives and Economic Functioning: Listening to the Quichua of Ecuador
Bobby Lynch, Sarah A. Schnitker, and Thomas J. Felke

Religious Affiliation and Financial Institution Participation Among the Quicha of Ecuador: A Path-Analysis Approach
Thomas J. Felke, Bobby Lynch, and Sarah A. Schnitker

Economic Game Behavior of Exemplars of Compassion
Warren S. Brown, Michael Spezio, Mark Graves, Remya Nair, Andrea Beckum, Steve Quartz and Kevin Reimer

1:30 p.m.– 2:20 p.m.

TE Plaza Level, Room P08 SYMPOSIUM
Session # 125 Healing and Wholeness Through the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola
CHAIR: Tammy H. Ichinotsubo-Ezzi, Ph.D.

An Intentional, Invitational, and Integrated Method for Psycho-Spiritual Meeting
Lina Ponder, Psy.D.

Psycho-Spiritual Healing Through Intimate Encounter with God
Tammy H. Ichinotsubo-Ezzi, Ph.D.