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Div. 49 APA 2013 Convention programming

The 2013 Div. 49 APA Convention program includes skill-building sessions, symposiums and poster sessions covering topics of interest in group psychology and group psychotherapy.

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

8 - 8:50 a.m. Skill Building Session (S): Group Centered Prevention Programs: A New Approach for Creating Change With At Risk Students
Chair: Elaine Clanton Harpine, PhD
9 - 9:50 a.m.

Symposium (S): Ethical Issues in Working With Diversity in Groups: Selection, Preparation, and Intentionality

 

Participant/1stAuthor
Rebecca R. MacNair Semands, PhD
Title: Ethical Issues Related to Social Justice in Groups

 

Cheri L. Marmarosh, PhD
Title: Training Culturally Competent Group Therapists: the Ethics of Training the Next Generation of Leader

 

Maria T. Riva, PhD
Title: Shedding Light on Group Research With Culturally Diverse Persons

Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013

10 - 10:50 a.m. Skill Building Session (S): Using Self Disclosure in Group Psychotherapy: Strategies for Enhancing Group Cohesion
Chair: Nancy K. Farber, PhD
11 - 11:50 a.m.

Symposium (S): Closing the Scientist Practitioner Gap: Applying Interpersonal and Attachment Theory to Group Work
Chair: Martyn Whittingham, PhD

 

Participant/1stAuthor
Cheri L. Marmarosh, PhD
Title: One Size Does Not Fit All: Applying Attachment Theory to Group Work

 

Martyn Whittingham, PhD
Title: Focused Brief Group Therapy: How Interpersonal Theory and Formal Assessment Can Enhance Outcomes

 

Dennis M. Kivlighan Jr., PhD
Title: Attachment and Interpersonal Styles: How They Influence Group Climate

 

Discussant: Dennis M. Kivlighan, Jr., PhD

12 - 12:50 p.m.

Skill Building Session (S): Practice Based Evidence in Group Psychotherapy: Responding to Client and Group Process Feedback
Chair: Robert L. Gleave, PhD

 

Participant/1stAuthor
Tom Golightly, PhD
Title: Introduction to Practice Based Evidence and the Group Questionnaire

 

Mark E. Beecher, PhD
Title: Using the Group Questionnaire to Better Understand Individual Members in Group Psychotherapy

 

Derek Griner, PhD
Title: Using the Group Questionnaire to Better Understand Multiple Members in the Same Group

 

Jenny A.N. Cannon, PhD
Title: Using the Group Questionnaire to Better Understand Group Interactions With the Leader(s)

 

Kelly Abbott, PsyD
Title: Using the Group Questionnaire to Compare Different Groups

Friday, Aug. 2, 2013

12 - 12:50 p.m.

Poster Session (F): Group Dynamics and Psychotherapy Poster Session

 

Participant/1stAuthor
Sam Steen, PhD
Title: Does Sharing Personal Reflections on Group Process Improve Group Cohesion?
Co Author: Elaina A. Vasserman Stokes, MA
Co Author: Rachel Vannatta, MEd

 

Samantha J. Schwartz Oscar, PhD
Title: Comparison of a Cbt+life Review Intervention and a Life Review Only Intervention for Older Adults

 

Sean C. Woodland, BS
Title: A Systematic Inquiry of Outcome Measures in Group Psychotherapy
Co Author: Gary M. Burlingame, PhD Co Author: Kyle Lindsay
Co Author: Paige McAllister

 

Carilyn C. Ellis, MA
Title: What Leads to Service Member Engagement in Group Therapy: Factors Affecting Patient Working Capacity
Co Author: Timothy Cooper, MA Co Author: Nathan Engle, BA
Co Author: Mary A. Peterson, PhD

 

Alia R. Warner, EdS, MS
Title: Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction for Female Inmates: A Group Curriculum
Co Author: Sabrina M. Di Lonardo, EdS, MS

 

Delia Avelar, MA
Title: A Culturally Responsive Program to Decrease Depressive Symptoms for Immigrant Latina Women

 

Emma R. Kahle
Title: Hope and Vitality As Interactive Predictors of Depressive Symptoms and Suicide Behavior
Co Author: Edward C. Chang, PhD Co Author: Jenny Y. Lee
Co Author: Elizabeth A. Yu
Co Author: Marisa J. Perera, BA Co Author: Yvonne Kupfermann
Co Author: Jameson K. Hirsch, PhD

 

Miho Yamada, MD
Title: A Practice of Hula Care Support Program Between Mother Child and Undergraduate Students
Co Author: Tsuyoshi Yamada, MD

 

Kathryn M. Pavlik, PsyD
Title: Evidence Based Group Treatment Model Adapted for a Female Homeless Population
Co Author: Hannah L. Miller, PsyD Co Author: Cynthia E. Munoz, PhD

 

Sarah M. Rotsinger Stemen, BA
Title: Focused Brief Group Therapy: an Effectiveness Study
Co Author: Martyn Whittingham, PhD

 

Michelle Sobon, BA
Title: Assessing Change Patterns of the Overly Accommodating Subtype Within Focused Brief Group Therapy
Co Author: Martyn Whittingham, PhD

 

Lee Gillis, PhD
Title: Shunda Creek: Intentional Individually Focused Adventure Therapy in a Young Adult Residential Addiction Group
Co Author: Keith C. Russell, PhD

 

Kevin A. Hallgren, MS
Title: Effect of Purported Mediators on Outcomes in a Five Day Residential Group Therapy Program
Co Author: Erin Deneke, PhD
Co Author: Elizabeth E. Epstein, PhD Co Author: Ann Smith, MS
Co Author: Austin Houghtaling, PhD

 

Bobbi L. Beale, PsyD
Title: Kinesthetic Metaphors in Adventure Therapy Groups for Traditional Community Mental Health Settings
Co Author: Anita R. Tucker, PhD Co Author: Lee Gillis, PhD

 

Leslie H. Ponciano, PhD
Title: Developing a Measure of Group Attachment

 

Maria Kajankova, MSE, BA
Title: Dual Relationships and Power Negotiation in Counselor Training Groups
Co Author: Eric C. Chen, PhD Co Author: Jill Huang, MEd Co Author: Kali R. Rowe, BA

 

Elizabeth B. Cleves, MA
Title: Group Therapy for Adult Children of Narcissistic Parents From a Control Mastery Perspective

 

Leslie E. Stelljes Nanson, BA
Title: Room for Two: Creating Space for Men in a Women's Group
Co Author: Rachel M. Sassoon, MEd
Co Author: Jonathan C. Stillerman, PhD

 

Karen E. Farrell, PsyD
Title: Attitudinal Shifts in Graduate Students Training With Stereotyped Populations
Co Author: Diana J. Semmelhack, ABPP, PsyD Co Author: Lauren Fetherolf, MA
Co Author: Hiren Ghayal, MA
Co Author: Christina Gentile, MA

 

Diana J. Semmelhack, ABPP, PsyD
Title: Psychotic Thinking in Our Social Groups: Harnessing Primary Process Thinking for Creative Work
Co Author: Larry Ende, PhD Co Author: Clive Hazell, PhD
Co Author: Karen E. Farrell, PsyD

1 - 1:50 p.m.

Symposium (S): Efficacy/Effectiveness of Small Group Treatments: A worldview perspective

Chair: Gary M. Burlingame, PhD

 

Participant/1stAuthor
Jyssica D. Seebeck, BS
Title: Differential Efficacy of Group Versus Individual Format Using Equivalent Treatments
Co Author: Shelli Jones, BA
Co Author: Gary M. Burlingame, PhD

 

Brian Redford, BS
Title: Efficacy/Effectiveness of Small Group Treatments With Schizophrenic Patients
Co Author: Shelli Jones, BA
Co Author: Gary M. Burlingame, PhD Co Author: Jyssica D. Seebeck, BS

 

Tristin Roney, MA
Title: A Meta Analysis of Group Treatments for Borderline Personality Disorder
Co Author: Jenny A.N. Cannon, PhD Co Author: Gary M. Burlingame, PhD

2 - 2:50 p.m.

Presidential Address (N): Presidential Address: Training and Supervision in Group Psychotherapy

Participant/1stAuthor
Maria T. Riva, PhD

3 - 3:50 p.m. Title: Training and Supervision in Group Psychotherapy
Business Meeting (N): Division 49 Business Meeting

Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013

8 - 8:50 a.m.

Skill Building Session (S): Developing Sexual Assault Survivor Groups in a College Setting

Chair: Mandy Mount, PhD

9 - 9:50 a.m.

Symposium (S): Multicultural Competence and Social Justice Across Borders in Group Counseling

Cochairs: Eric C. Chen, PhD; Matthew Spieler, BA

 

Participant/1stAuthor
Jill D. Paquin, PhD
Title: Themes on Multiculturalism and Social Justice in Group Counseling Research
Co Author: Joseph R. Miles, PhD Co Author: Eric C. Chen, PhD

 

Rick Trammel, PhD
Title: Multicultural Groups and Social Justice Issues With Transgender Native Hawaiians
Co Author: Patrick K. Kamakawiwo'ole, PsyD Co Author: Eric C. Chen, PhD

 

Allyson Regis, MEd
Title: Ethical and Legal Considerations in Group Counseling for Undocumented Immigrants
Co Author: Kourtney Bennett, MEd
Co Author: Eric C. Chen, PhD

 

Gary L. Dillon, Jr., MA
Title: Group Counseling With Undocumented College Students: Supports and Barriers
Co Author: Jill Huang, MEd
Co Author: Eric C. Chen, PhD

10 - 10:50 a.m.

Discussion (N): Meet The Experts in Group

 Chair: Kathleen Ritter, PhD

 

Participant/1stAuthor
Dennis M. Kivlighan Jr., PhD
Robert K. Conyne, PhD
Gary M. Burlingame, PhD
Zipora Shechtman, PhD

11 - 11:50 a.m.

Invited Address (S): Global Perspectives in Culturally Responsive Practice and Training in Group Psychology

Chair: Fred Bemak, EdD

 

Participant/1stAuthor
Fred Bemak, EdD
Title: Global Perspectives in Culturally Responsive Practice and Training in Group Psychology

Rita Chi Ying Chung, PhD
Title: Global Perspectives in Culturally Responsive Practice and Training in Group Psychology

Robert K. Conyne, PhD

12 - 12:50 p.m.

Invited Address (N): Arthur Teicher Group Psychologist of the Year

Chair: Maria T. Riva, PhD

 

Participant/1stAuthor
Dennis M. Kivlighan Jr., PhD
Title: Where Is the Group? How to Get the Group Into Our Group Research

Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013

10 - 10:50 a.m.

Symposium (S): Group Therapy Treatment Outcome: Exploring the Influence of Group and Individual Factors

 

Participant/1stAuthor
Margaret Anne Mackintosh, PhD
Title: Factors Predicting Differences in Group Treatment Outcomes
Co Author: Jennifer A. Schneider, PhD
Co Author: Nancy M. Cha, PhD
Co Author: Leslie A. Morland, PhD

 

Karin M. Hodges, PsyD
Title: How and for Whom Does Socioeconomic Hardship Influence Psychodynamic Group Treatment Outcome?
Co Author: Katie L. Randall, BA
Co Author: Xiaodong Liu, EdD

 

Erin Deneke, PhD
Title: Sustained Inter and Intra Personal Change After Brief Residential Group Therapy Program
Co Author: Elizabeth E. Epstein, PhD
Co Author: Kevin A. Hallgren, MS
Co Author: Ann Smith, MS
Co Author: Austin Houghtaling, PhD