PAU Presents at Western Psychological Association Conference

May 31, 2022
WPA Award Nicole Khauli
 
Members of the Palo Alto University community attended the Western Psychological Association (WPA) Conference in Portland, Oregon April 27-May 1, 2022. PAU was a sponsor of the conference, where the university was well-represented by faculty, student, and alumni work.
 
PhD student Nicole Khauli won the Outstanding Student Research award (pictured, right). PAU professor Matthew Yalch, PhD, won the Enrico E. Jones Award (pictured, below). PAU professor Lisa Brown, PhD, led a mentoring session in which PAU PhD students mentored undergraduate attendees about graduate school education. Khauli and Drs. Yalch and Brown attended the convention along with 50 PAU faculty, students, and alumni.
 
Listed below are the posters, papers, and symposia:
 
Chloe Adams
Posters:
Consumption or Behaviors? Rethinking Optimal Predictors for Problematic Drinking in College Students
Drinking Motives, Alcohol Involvement, and Consequences as they Relate to Gender and Ethnicity
MDMA Use Moderates the Relationship Between Age, Therapy Enrollment, and Emotional Distress
Motives for Targeting Others During Drinking Games: Is There a Difference Amongst Genders?
Paper:
Impacts of Public Health Status, Pandemic-Related Life Disruptions, and Alcohol Use Disorder Status on Alcohol Consumption Early in the COVID-19 Pandemic
 
Chelsea Barnes
Poster:
The Association of Suicide Loss with Social Constraints and Guilt in Treatment-Seeking Trauma Survivors
 
Bruce Bongar
Poster:
The Use Of Suicide Risk Assessment Models at  APA -Accredited Clinical Psychology Internship Sites
 
Lisa Brown
Poster:
Help-seeking Tendencies and Religious Coping of African American LGBTQ+ Churchgoers
 
Hannah Cooper
Poster:
MDMA Use Moderates the Relationship Between Age, Therapy Enrollment, and Emotional Distress
 
Matthew Cordova
Posters:
Racial Differences in Posttraumatic Cognitions Among the Suicide Bereaved
Racial Differences in Post-Trauma Resource Concerns in Recently Traumatized, Treatment-Seeking Adults
The Association of Suicide Loss with Social Constraints and Guilt in Treatment-Seeking Trauma Survivors
Age and Naturalistic Disclosure in Treatment-Seeking Survivors of Recent Trauma
 
Mia Delgadillo
Symposium:
Electronically Scaffolded Reminisce Therapy Reduces Distress Among Complex Older Adult Veteran Community Living Center Residents
 
Ellie Dicker
Poster:
The Association of Suicide Loss with Social Constraints and Guilt in Treatment-Seeking Trauma Survivors
 
Megan Dwyier
Symposium:
Electronically Scaffolded Reminisce Therapy Reduces Distress Among Complex Older Adult Veteran Community Living Center Residents
 
Alexander Erickson
Symposium:
Electronically Scaffolded Reminisce Therapy Reduces Distress Among Complex Older Adult Veteran Community Living Center Residents
 
Monét Fairley
Posters:
Racial Differences in Posttraumatic Cognitions Among the Suicide Bereaved
The Association of Suicide Loss with Social Constraints and Guilt in Treatment-Seeking Trauma Survivors
 
Anna Feinman
Poster:
The use of suicide risk assessment models at APA-accredited clinical psychology internship sites
 
Angelique Finestone
Poster:
Age and Naturalistic Disclosure in Treatment-Seeking Survivors of Recent Trauma
 
Peter Goldblum
Poster:
Help-seeking Tendencies and Religious Coping of African American LGBTQ+ Churchgoers
 
Rowena Gomez
Poster:
Internal Locus of Control and Attitude Predicting Cognition Across Lifespan
 
Juan Gonzalez
Poster:
Internal Locus of Control and Attitude Predicting Cognition Across Lifespan
 
Victoria Guinn
Poster:
Internal Locus of Control and Attitude Predicting Cognition Across Lifespan
 
Lauriane Gutierrez
Posters:
Racial Differences in Posttraumatic Cognitions Among the Suicide Bereaved
Racial Differences in Post-Trauma Resource Concerns in Recently Traumatized, Treatment-Seeking Adults
 
Amie Haas
Papers:
Development and Preliminary Validation of the Coping Through COVID Scale for Young Adults (CTC-YA) (Award Winner)
Impacts of Public Health Status, Pandemic-Related Life Disruptions, and Alcohol Use Disorder Status on Alcohol Consumption Early in the COVID-19 Pandemic
Posters:
Consumption or Behaviors? Rethinking Optimal Predictors for Problematic Drinking in College Students
Drinking Motives, Alcohol Involvement, and Consequences as they Relate to Gender and Ethnicity
MDMA Use Moderates the Relationship Between Age, Therapy Enrollment, and Emotional Distress
Motives for Targeting Others During Drinking Games: Is There a Difference Amongst Genders?
 
Tristan Hansell
Poster:
Help-seeking Tendencies and Religious Coping of African American LGBTQ+ Churchgoers
 
Dumichel Harley
Poster:
Internal Locus of Control and Attitude Predicting Cognition Across Lifespan
 
Marc Heise
Symposium:
Electronically Scaffolded Reminisce Therapy Reduces Distress Among Complex Older Adult Veteran Community Living Center Residents
Poster:
Age and Naturalistic Disclosure in Treatment-Seeking Survivors of Recent Trauma
 
Christine Hujing
Poster:
Influence of Big Five Traits on Ethnocultural Empathy
 
Ayushi Jain
Posters:
The Association of Suicide Loss with Social Constraints and Guilt in Treatment-Seeking Trauma Survivors
Age and Naturalistic Disclosure in Treatment-Seeking Survivors of Recent Trauma
 
Emily Kelly
Posters:
Consumption or Behaviors? Rethinking Optimal Predictors for Problematic Drinking in College Students
Drinking Motives, Alcohol Involvement, and Consequences as they Relate to Gender and Ethnicity
 
Nicole Khauli
Papers:
Development and Preliminary Validation of the Coping Through COVID Scale for Young Adults (CTC-YA) (Award Winner)
Impacts of Public Health Status, Pandemic-Related Life Disruptions, and Alcohol Use Disorder Status on Alcohol Consumption Early in the COVID-19 Pandemic
Posters:
Consumption or Behaviors? Rethinking Optimal Predictors for Problematic Drinking in College Students
Drinking Motives, Alcohol Involvement, and Consequences as they Relate to Gender and Ethnicity
 
Jessica Kirksey
Poster:
Racial Differences in Posttraumatic Cognitions Among the Suicide Bereaved
 
Leilani Lucas
Poster:
The Effect of Childhood Trauma on Diurnal Cortisol Profiles in Psychotic and Non-Psychotic Major Depression
 
Valeria Martini
Papers:
Development and Preliminary Validation of the Coping Through COVID Scale for Young Adults (CTC-YA) (Award Winner)
Impacts of Public Health Status, Pandemic-Related Life Disruptions, and Alcohol Use Disorder Status on Alcohol Consumption Early in the COVID-19 Pandemic
Poster:
Drinking Motives, Alcohol Involvement, and Consequences as they Relate to Gender and Ethnicity
 
Elizabeth McConnell
Symposium:
Working at the Intersections: Guidelines for Clinical Practice with Specific LGBTQ+ Populations
 
Katie Moody
Posters:
Racial Differences in Post-Trauma Resource Concerns in Recently Traumatized, Treatment-Seeking Adults
The Association of Suicide Loss with Social Constraints and Guilt in Treatment-Seeking Trauma Survivors
 
Desheane Newman
Poster:
Influence of Big Five Traits on Ethnocultural Empathy
 
Sheila Park
Sessions
Speed Mentoring with Clinical Psychology Graduate Students
Poster:
Help-seeking Tendencies and Religious Coping of African American LGBTQ+ Churchgoers
 
Jacob Pratt
Posters:
MDMA Use Moderates the Relationship Between Age, Therapy Enrollment, and Emotional Distress
Motives for Targeting Others During Drinking Games: Is There a Difference Amongst Genders?
 
Joseph Razo
Poster:
Motives for Targeting Others During Drinking Games: Is There a Difference Amongst Genders?
 
Judith Roberts
Poster:
Age and Naturalistic Disclosure in Treatment-Seeking Survivors of Recent Trauma
 
Isabella Romero
Poster:
Racial Differences in Posttraumatic Cognitions Among the Suicide Bereaved
 
Deereen Sabetan-Kafi
Poster:
MDMA Use Moderates the Relationship Between Age, Therapy Enrollment, and Emotional Distress
 
Deborah Sanchez
Poster:
Racial Differences in Posttraumatic Cognitions Among the Suicide Bereaved
 
Josephine Sanchez
Poster:
Racial Differences in Post-Trauma Resource Concerns in Recently Traumatized, Treatment-Seeking Adults
 
Christina Sandate
Poster:
The Impact of Electrical Status Epilepticus during Slow-wave Sleep on Children's Verbal Learning and Memory Functioning
 
Ashton Scherrer
Poster:
Internal Locus of Control and Attitude Predicting Cognition Across Lifespan
 
Sadie Shin
Poster:
Internal Locus of Control and Attitude Predicting Cognition Across Lifespan
 
Kaitlin Snyder
Posters:
Racial Differences in Post-Trauma Resource Concerns in Recently Traumatized, Treatment-Seeking Adults
Age and Naturalistic Disclosure in Treatment-Seeking Survivors of Recent Trauma
 
Tina Thach
Poster:
The use of suicide risk assessment models at APA-accredited clinical psychology internship sites
 
Hilary Walker
Poster:
The Impact of Behavioral Activation Online Micro Intervention on Mood and Activity Level
 
Shaune-Ru Wang
Poster:
Influence of Defensive Styles on Borderline Personality Disorder Symptoms
 
Monae Weathington
Poster:
Racial Differences in Post-Trauma Resource Concerns in Recently Traumatized, Treatment-Seeking Adults
 
Jason Woodruff
Poster:
The use of suicide risk assessment models at APA-accredited clinical psychology internship sites
 

Matthew Yalch

Posters:
Influence of Big Five Traits on Ethnocultural Empathy
Influence of Defensive Styles on Borderline Personality Disorder Symptoms