PAU at the APA Convention 2021

APA Convention 2021

Congratulations to Palo Alto University (PAU) students, faculty, staff, and alumni who will participate in 60 workshops, symposiums, discussions, poster sessions and more at this year's American Psychological Association (APA) Virtual Convention taking place August 12-14, 2021. This annual event is the largest gathering of psychologists and psychology students in the world from all areas of specialization in psychology and from research, practice, education, and policy. The convention provides a platform for sharing information on a wide variety of critical and timely topics. 

A quick tip: To find a specific PAU Community participant, we have listed their information below or you can search the agenda and on-demand schedule by the author's name or by the event or poster title. To view their presentations, please register at https://convention.apa.org/.

Congratulations to Palo Alto University APA Award Winners!

  • PAU Professor Kimberly Balsam, PhD is the recipient of the 2021 Distinguished Contribution to Education and Training Award from APA Division 44. Learn more.
  • Em Matsuno, PhD, who recently completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at PAU, is the recipient of the 2021 Transgender Research Award from APA Division 44. 
  • PAU Student Dushyant Makadia won the 2021 National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) R13-funded travel award for the poster “Impact of COVID-19 on Cannabis Use and Practices among Medical vs. Recreational Users.”
  • PAU Student Juliana Ng won the APA Assessment Community Student Poster Award in Division 12.

PAU Students, Faculty, Staff, and Alumni Participation at the APA Convention

Symposiums

365—Symposium: APA Task Force on Human Rights: Moving Human Rights to the Forefront of Psychology 

Division: 09, 13, 17, 27, 41, 45, 48

Chair Maureen O’Connor PhD, JD, Palo Alto University

57—Symposium: Telepsychology in Psychology- Law Practice— Experiences, Recommendations, and What’s to Come

Sponsor: CPG, 41, 14, 18, 42, 46

Participant/1st Author Alexandra Lugo MS, Palo Alto University, Privacy and Confidentiality Considerations When Implementing Telepsychology in Forensic Contexts

193—Symposium: 2021 Task Force on Integration of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) and International Initiatives Across STP  

Division: 02, 8, 9, 27, 41, 52, APA Committee on Early Career Psychologists, APAGS, Psi Chi

Participant/1st Author Arlen Garcia PhD, Miami Dade College, 2021 Task Force on Integration of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) and 6 APA 2021 International Initiatives Across STP, Teceta Tormala PhD, Palo Alto University; Ellen Carpenter PhD, Virginia Commonwealth University; Millie Cordaro PhD, Texas State University; Manisha Sawhney PhD, University of Mary; Dina Gohar PhD, University of Michigan–Ann Arbor; Judith Pena-Shaff PhD, Ithaca College

291—Symposium: The Next Step in Translating Cultural Science into Cultural Practice

Division: 45, 13

  • Chair Joyce P. Chu PhD, Palo Alto University
  • Participant/1st Author Aishwarya Thakur MS, Palo Alto University, Developing the Cultural Assessment of Risk for Suicide Scale 2.0; Juliana F. Ng BA, Palo Alto University; Sam E. O’Neill BA, Palo Alto University; Joyce P. Chu PhD, Palo Alto University
  • Participant/1st Author Allison Drazba BS, Palo Alto University, The Impact of the Cultural Applied Science Approach on Clinical Diagnosis; Aishwarya Thakur MS, Palo Alto University; Joyce P. Chu PhD, Palo Alto University
  • Palo Alto University Participant/1st Author Justin Giallorenzo BA, Palo Alto University, The Cultural Applied Science Model: Theory and Application; Brandon Hoeflein PhD, Palo Alto University; William Lee MS, Brown University; Joyce P. Chu PhD, Palo Alto University

429—Symposium: Suicide and Violence Risk Training in APA Accredited Clinical Psychology Graduate and Internship Programs 

Division: 12, 17, 41, 53, APA Committee on Early Career Psychologists

  • APAGS Cochair Phillip M. Kleespies PhD, VA Boston Healthcare System; Bruce Bongar PhD, Palo Alto University
  • Participant/1st Author Jacie Brown MS, Palo Alto University, Disproportionate Emphasis on Violence Risk Training Based on Internship Site;
  • Valerie Giangrasso, Palo Alto University, Association of Internship Setting With Suicide Assessment and Training;
  • Anna Feinman MS, Palo Alto University, The State of Violence Risk Training Across APA- Accredited Clinical Psychology Ph.D. and PsyD Programs: Implications and Recommendations;
  • Tina Thach MA, Palo Alto University, Means Restriction in Suicide Risk Training in Graduate Psychology Programs and Internship Sites
  • Discussant Bruce Bongar PhD, Palo Alto University

433—Symposium: The Age-Friendly University (AFU) Initiative: Advancing Age Inclusivity in Higher Education 

Division: 20, 2, APA Committee on Associate and Baccalaureate Education

Discussant Lisa M. Brown PhD, Palo Alto University

434—Symposium: Technology Reduces Distress, Challenging Behaviors, and PRN Medications Among Complex Older Veterans

Division: 20, 46, 55

  • Cochair James Mazzone PhD (PAU Alum), VA Palo Alto Health Care System; Jonathan Sills PhD (PAU Alum), VA Palo Alto Health Care System
  • Participant/1st Author Alexander J. Erickson MS (PAU Student & Alum), VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Digital Behavioral Activation Lowers Distress Among an Older Veteran Cohort; James Mazzone PhD, VA Palo Alto Health Care System; Jonathan Sills PhD, VA Palo Alto Health Care System
  • Participant/1st Author Erick Kim MA (PAU Student), VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Technology Lowers Problem Behaviors and PRN Medications Among Veterans with Psychotic Disorders; James Mazzone PhD, VA Palo Alto Health Care System; Jonathan Sills PhD, VA Palo Alto Health Care System; Saira Malik MS, VA Palo Alto Health Care System; Alexander J. Erickson MS, VA Palo Alto Health Care System
  • Participant/1st Author Saira Malik MS (PAU Student), VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Technology Reduces Problem Behaviors and Medications Among Veterans with Neuropsychiatric Conditions; Jonathan Sills PhD, VA Palo Alto Health Care System; James Mazzone PhD, VA Palo Alto Health Care System; Erick Kim MA, VA Palo Alto Health Care System; Alexander J. Erickson MS, VA Palo Alto Health Care System

509—Symposium: Defining and Implementing Principles of Change: A New Partnership Between Clinicians and Researchers 

Louis G. Castonguay PhD, Penn State University Revisiting Empirically Based Principles of Change; Michael J. Constantino PhD, University of Massachusetts Amherst; Larry E. Beutler PhD, Palo Alto University

617—Symposium: A Time of Connection: Community Resilience and Healing in Indian Country

Division: 18, 17

  • Cumulative Effects of Killing in Combat and Other Combat Stressors on PTSD and Substance Use; Malia L. Moreland BS, Palo Alto University; Rachel N. Ward MS, Palo Alto University; Matthew M. Yalch PhD, Palo Alto University; Alexander J. Erickson MS
  • Discrimination Increases Risk for Adverse Mental Health Outcomes in Ethnic Minority Army Soldiers; Induni A. Wickramasinghe BA, Palo Alto University; Alexander J. Erickson MS, Palo Alto University; Katie J. Carlson MS, Palo Alto University; Matthew M. Yalch PhD, Palo Alto University

656—Symposium: Telehealth and Tele-Advocacy 

Zooming Psychological Leadership Development Division: 31, 41, 55

  • Psi Chi Chair Jorge Wong PhD (PAU Alum, Faculty, Board of Trustee), Health Trust
  • Discussant Maureen O’Connor PhD, JD, Palo Alto University
  • Participant/1st Author Alix Simonson MS, Palo Alto University, Stakeholder Experiences of Transitioning to Teletherapy: Challenges to Be Addressed
  • Participant/1st Author Emily Fox MS, Palo Alto University, Advocacy in Telepsychology: The Need for Consistency, Clarity, and Coordinated Advocacy Efforts
  • Participant/1st Author Joshua T. Heitzmann PhD (PAU Alum), San Andrea Regional Center, Disparate Impacts From Utilizing Tele-Health Delivery to Developmental Disability (DD) Populations
  • Participant/1st Author Mandana Mostofi MS, Palo Alto University, Telehealth’s Impact on Geropsychology Services
  • Participant/1st Author Neda Kharrazi PsyD (PAU Alum), Stanford School of Medicine, Lessons, Learned in Zooming Across Various Psychologist “Hats”: A Call to Advocacy

745—Symposium: Emerging Directions—Going Beyond the Revised Psychology Guidelines With Sexual Minority Persons

Participant/1st Author Jay Bettergarcia PhD, California Polytechnic State University–San Luis Obispo, Educating and Training Mental Health Professionals to Work With Sexual Minority Clients; Em Matsuno PhD, Palo Alto University

748—Symposium: Gender Out of the Box—New Directions in Research With Non-Binary Populations

Division: 44, 12, 17, 41, Psi Chi 

  • Chair Kimberly F. Balsam PhD
  • Palo Alto University Participant/1st Author Arielle F. Webb MS, Palo Alto University, Minority Stress and Resilience: A Comparison of Outcomes Between Non-Binary and Binary Trans Adults; Elizabeth N. Savarese MS, Palo Alto University; Kimberly F. Balsam PhD, Palo Alto University
  • Palo Alto University Participant/1st Author Em Matsuno PhD, Palo Alto University, The ENBY Project: Understanding Minority Stress and Resilience Among NonBinary People; Kimberly F. Balsam PhD, Palo Alto University; Nat L. Bricker BA, Palo Alto University; Elizabeth N. Savarese MS, Palo Alto University
  • Participant/1st Author Kimberly F. Balsam PhD, Palo Alto University, Interpersonal Trauma and PTSD Symptoms Among Non-Binary and Binary LGBTQ Adults; Elizabeth N. Savarese MS, Palo Alto University; Jasmine Mueller-Hsia BA, Palo Alto University; Arielle F. Webb MS, Palo Alto University; Em Matsuno PhD, Palo Alto University

842—Symposium: Decolonize Your Research Methods Syllabus: Lessons Learned in 2020 

Division: 02, 16, 17, 41, APA Committee on Associate and Baccalaureate Education

  • Chair Janice M. Habarth PhD, Palo Alto University
  • Participant/1st Author Claris V. Velez BS, Palo Alto University, Where Do We Go From Here? Lessons Learned From Decolonial, Feminist Research Methods Instruction; Maxwell G. Hart BS, Palo Alto University; Leila N. Wallach MA, Palo Alto University; Predair Robinson PhD, Palo Alto University; Janice M. Habarth PhD, Palo Alto University
  • Participant/1st Author Leila N. Wallach MA, Palo Alto University, Talking the Talk and Walking the Walk: Incorporating Decoloniality Into a Doctoral Research Methods; Darcy Oryall BA, Palo Alto University; Nat L. Bricker BA, Palo Alto University; Taylor R. Short MA, Palo Alto University; Predair Robinson PhD, Palo Alto University; Janice M. Habarth PhD, Palo Alto University
  • Palo Alto University Participant/1st Author Taylor R. Short MA, Palo Alto University, Challenging the Pedagogical Status Quo: Feminist and Decolonial Considerations in Graduate Research; Leila N. Wallach MA, Palo Alto University; Nat L. Bricker BA, Palo Alto University; Janice M. Habarth PhD, Palo Alto University
  • Discussant Desdamona Rios PhD, University of Houston–Clear Lake

 

Speeches, Workshops & Discussions

Speeches

Division 20 President Speech

Lisa Brown, PhD, Palo Alto University

Workshops

766—Skill-Building Session: Skills for Using Mindfulness and Meditation for Trauma-Related Dissociation

Divison: 56, 12

Chair Lynn C. Waelde PhD, Palo Alto University

90—Continuing Education Workshop #301: Providing Psychological Care to Older Adults During COVID-19

Leader Lisa M. Brown PhD, Palo Alto University; Vonetta M. Dotson PhD, Georgia State University; Kimberly E. Hiroto PhD, VA Palo Alto Health Care System; Lisa M. Lind PhD, Deer Oaks Behavioral Health

115—Continuing Education Workshop #201:  with Sexual and Gender Minority People: A Live Demonstration 

Jeffrey M. Cohen, PsyD (PAU Alum), Columbia University Medical Center, & Colleen A. Sloan, PhD, Boston VA Healthcare System 

Discussions

56—Discussion: Engaging in Culturally Responsive TNB Focused Research: Lessons, Commitments, and Practices 

Sponsor: CPG, 44, 17, 45

  • Cochair Rebekah Ingram Estevez MEd, University of Georgia; Stephanie Budge PhD, University of Wisconsin–Madison
  • Participant/1st Author Anneliese A. Singh PhD, Tulane University Presentation 
  • Participant/1st Author Della Mosley PhD, University of Florida Presentation 
  • Participant/1st Author Em Matsuno PhD, Palo Alto University Presentation 

Discussion—Queering Mentorship at APA

Division 44

Aug. 14, 1pm (ET)/10am (PT)

Join via Zoom

Panelists:

  • Kimberly Balsam, PhD, Palo Alto University
  • Alison Cerezo, PhD, UC Santa Barbara
  • Jae Puckett, PhD, Michigan State University
  • M. Paz Galupo, PhD, Townson University
  • Cindy Veldhuis, Columbia University (Moderator)

Discussion—Thought-Provoking Conversation About LGBTQIA+ Research

Division 44 Science Committee

Aug. 12, 5-7pm (ET)/1-4pm (PT)

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Panelists:

  • Cindy Veldhuis, PhD, Columbia University
  • Cory Cascalheira, BA, University of New Mexico
  • Stephanie Budge, PhD, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Brandon Velez, PhD, Teachers College, Columbia University
  • M. Paz Galupo, PhD, Towson University
  • Kevin Delucio, PhD, Western Washington University
  • Roberto Renteria, MA, Arizona State University
  • Em Matsuno, PhD, Arizona State University and Former CLEAR Goldblum-Carr Postdoctoral Fellow at Palo Alto University

 

 

Poster Sessions

AI Mental Health Chatbot: Time Spent on Depression Modules

76—Poster Session: I; Media Psychology and Technology Division 46

Christine Isotalo MS, Palo Alto University; Gilly Dosovitsky BS, Palo Alto University; Blanca S. Pineda EdD, Palo Alto University; Cyrus Chang BS, Palo Alto University; Nicholas C. Jacobson PhD, Dartmouth College; Erick Kim MA, Palo Alto University; Eduardo L. Bunge PhD, Palo Alto University

Psychometric Properties of a Chatbot Version of the PHQ-9 for Adults and Older Adults 

76—Poster Session: I; Media Psychology and Technology Division 46

Gilly Dosovitsky BS, Palo Alto University; Erick Kim MA, Palo Alto University; Eduardo L. Bunge PhD, Palo Alto University

Using Cognitive Interviewing Methodology to Refine and Develop the CARS 2.0

88—Poster Session: I; Division: 12


Juliana F. Ng BA, Palo Alto University; Aishwarya Thakur MS, Palo Alto University; Sam E. O’Neill BA, Palo Alto University; Joyce P. Chu PhD, Palo Alto University

The Cultural Assessment of Risk for Suicide - Espanol (CARS-E): Preliminary Results of a Pilot Study

147—Poster Session: I; Division: 05

Paola M. Mendoza-Rivera MS, Palo Alto University; Bruce Bongar PhD, Palo Alto University

Missing Link in Evidence-Based Therapy: High Functioning Adolescents and Adults on the Autism Spectrum

182—Poster Session: Therapy, Intervention, and Clinical Practice: Promoting Mental Health and Wellbeing Among Children and Adolescents


Laurie Leventhal-Belfer PhD, Independent Practice; Saige Portera MS, Palo Alto University

The Adult-Adolescent Measure Adaptation Model (AA-MAM) With the CARS-A

182—Poster Session: Therapy, Intervention, and Clinical Practice: Promoting Mental Health and Wellbeing Among Children and Adolescents


Sera A. Quintana BA, Palo Alto University; Juliana F. Ng BA, Palo Alto University

The Role of Human Support in an Online Depression Prevention Program for Adolescents

182—Poster Session: Therapy, Intervention, and Clinical Practice: Promoting Mental Health and Wellbeing Among Children and Adolescents


Julia M. Rogers MS, BS, Palo Alto University; Eduardo L. Bunge PhD, Palo Alto University

Social Determinants of Health May Contribute to Poorer Outcomes for Women Veterans with TBI

235—Poster Session: Session I; Division: 19


Victoria Liou-Johnson PhD, MS, VA Palo Alto Health Care System (PAU Alum); Maheen M. Adamson PhD, VA Palo Alto Health Care System and Stanford University; Janet Niemeier PhD, University of Alabama at Birmingham; Marc A. Silva PhD, James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital; Mitch Sevigny MS, Craig Hospital; Benjamin Dirlikov MS, Rehabilitation Research Center, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center; Dawn Neumann PhD, Indiana University School of Medicine and Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana; Odette A. Harris MD, MPH, VA Palo Alto Health Care System and Stanford University; Joyce S. Chung PhD, MPH, VA Palo Alto Health Care System and Stanford University

Cumulative Effects of Killing in Combat and Other Combat Stressors on PTSD and Substance Use

235—Poster Session: Session I; Division: 19


Malia L. Moreland BS, Palo Alto University; Rachel N. Ward MS, Palo Alto University; Matthew M. Yalch PhD, Palo Alto University; Alexander J. Erickson MS, Palo Alto University

Discrimination Increases Risk for Adverse Mental Health Outcomes in Ethnic Minority Army Soldiers

235—Poster Session: Session I; Division: 19


Induni A. Wickramasinghe BA, Palo Alto University; Alexander J. Erickson MS, Palo Alto University; Katie J. Carlson MS, Palo Alto University; Matthew M. Yalch PhD, Palo Alto University

Innovations in Clinical and Research Applications of the Hypnotic Induction Profile (HIP)

274—Poster Session: I—Integrating Clinical Hypnosis into Psychotherapy, Interventions, and Treatments

John E. Alexander PhD, Cleveland University Hospitals Healthcare System; Jessie Kittle MD, Stanford School of Medicine; Katy H. Stimpson MS, Palo Alto University 

Hypnotic Alterations of Agency in Fibromyalgia 

274—Poster Session: I—Integrating Clinical Hypnosis into Psychotherapy, Interventions, and Treatments

Afik Faerman MS (PAU Alum), Stanford University; Katy H. Stimpson MS (PAU Alum), Stanford University; James H. Bishop PhD, Stanford University; Nolan R. Williams MD, Stanford University; David Spiegel MD, Stanford University

Changes in Cannabis Use and Vaping Practices in Response to EVALI and COVID-19

310—Poster Session: II; Division: 50


Nancy A. Haug PhD, Palo Alto University; Dushyant “Shawn” Makadia BA, Palo Alto University

Impact of COVID-19 on Cannabis Use and Practices Among Medical vs. Recreational Users

310—Poster Session: II; Division: 50


Dushyant “Shawn” Makadia BA, Palo Alto University; Nancy A. Haug PhD, Palo Alto University

Age Readiness for Change, and Sensation Seeking Among MDMA Users

310—Poster Session: II; Division: 50


Lauren Lucitt BA, Palo Alto University; Amira Desir BA, Palo Alto University; James Sottile PhD, Palo Alto University; Nancy A. Haug PhD, Palo Alto University

The Cultural Theory and Model of Suicide for Youth

322—Poster Session: I; Division: 45


Sam E. O’Neill BA, Palo Alto University; Juliana F. Ng BA, Palo Alto University

Chinese Cultural Beliefs Promote Resilience for Immigrant Youth

322—Poster Session: II; Division: 45

Ka Yin Emma Liu BA, Palo Alto University; Momachi Kapoor-Pabrai BA, Palo Alto University; Joyce P. Chu PhD, Palo Alto University; Sita G. Patel PhD, Palo Alto University

How to Ask About Suicide: Community Participation 

322—Poster Session: II; Division: 45

Shikha Saggi MS, Palo Alto University; Juliana F. Ng BA, Palo Alto University; Joyce P. Chu PhD, Palo Alto University

Mindful Awareness Attenuates the Negative Effect of Worry on Attention Nesha

438—Poster Session: I; Division: 20

R. Harper MA, Palo Alto University; Mia Delgadillo BA, Palo Alto University; Alexander J. Erickson MS, Palo Alto University; Aidan Boese BS, Palo Alto University; Tilman Schulte PhD, Palo Alto University; SRI International; Jennifer K. Fairchild PhD, MIRECC at VA Palo Alto; Stanford University School of Medicine 

Does Alcohol Use Moderate the Effects of Loneliness, Depression, and Worry on Anxiety?  

438—Poster Session: I; Division: 20


Carl E. St. Goar MA, Palo Alto University; Ashton Scherrer MS, Palo Alto University; Victoria Guinn MS, Palo Alto University; Anahita Eskandari BS, Palo Alto University; Rowena Gomez PhD, Palo Alto University 

The Effects of Working on Physical and Emotional Strain on African American and Caucasian Caregivers  

438—Poster Session: I; Division: 20


Eric J. Taylor MS, Palo Alto University; Dumichel Harley MS, Palo Alto University; Alan Palmer MS, Palo Alto University; Victoria Guinn MS, Palo Alto University; Rowena Gomez PhD, Palo Alto University

The Influence of Anger/Hostility on Maladaptive Coping Behaviors in Law Enforcement

547—Poster Session: I; Division: 18


Tina Thach MA, Palo Alto University; Anna Feinman MS, Palo Alto University; Jacie Brown MS, Palo Alto University; Mark Kamena PhD, Wright Institute, First Responder Support Network; Bruce Bongar PhD, Palo Alto University

The Effects of Hypertension and Psychiatric Illness on Cognitive Aging

549—Poster Session: Session I; Division: 40


Aidan Boese BS, Palo Alto University; Aidan Boese BS, Palo Alto University; Mia Delgadillo BA, Palo Alto University; Nesha R. Harper MA, Palo Alto University; Mandana Mostofi MS, Palo Alto University; Kaci Fairchild PhD, VA Palo Alto Health Care System

Discrimination and Pain Self-Efficacy Among Overweight/ Obese Chronic Pain Patients in Primary Care

582—Poster Session: I; Division: 38


Norma S. Monico-Cristales MS, PGSP-Stanford PsyD Consortium; Richard Valencia MS, Palo Alto University; Robert Holaway PhD, Palo Alto University

Barriers and Facilitators for Non-Specialist Carceral Mental Health Care: A Systematic Review

620—Poster Session: II; Division: 27


Libby Collier BA, Columbia University in the City of New York; Evan L. Eschliman MS, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Ashley Q. Truong BA, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Beryl Torthe MA, PGSP - Stanford PsyD Consortium; PhuongThao Le PhD, New York University

Specific Psychotic Symptoms Predicting Cognition in Older Adults with Schizophrenia

632—Poster Session: Session II; Division: 40


Anahita Eskandari BS, Palo Alto University; Dumichel Harley MS, Palo Alto University; Ashton Scherrer MS, Palo Alto University; Adrianna L. De Gante AA, Palo Alto University; Vennisia Mo BS, Palo Alto University; Victoria Guinn MS, Palo Alto University; Carl E. St. Goar MA, Palo Alto University; Rowena Gomez PhD, Palo Alto University

Working Title Verbal and Visual Memory Predicting Daily Function in Black and White Older Adults

632—Poster Session: Session II; Division: 40


Victoria Guinn MS, Palo Alto University; Dumichel Harley MS, Palo Alto University; Anahita Eskandari BS, Palo Alto University; Vennisia Mo BS, Palo Alto University; Alan Palmer MS, Palo Alto University; Carl E. St. Goar MA, Palo Alto University; Rowena Gomez PhD, Palo Alto University

The Effects of Stroke and Diabetes on Activities of Daily Living and Cognition in Older Adults

632—Poster Session: Session II; Division: 40


Vennisia Mo BS, Palo Alto University; Dumichel Harley MS, Palo Alto University; Victoria Guinn MS, Palo Alto University; Anahita Eskandari BS, Palo Alto University; Ashton Scherrer MS, Palo Alto University; Rowena Gomez PhD, Palo Alto University

Substance Use Among First Responders in a Residential Treatment Program 

652—Poster Session: I; Division: 01, Psi Chi

Sam Loomis BA, Palo Alto University; Rebekah Jazdzewski MS, Palo Alto University; Kevin Rodriguez MS, Palo Alto University; Jacie Brown MS, Palo Alto University; Mark Kamena PhD, Wright Institute, First Responder Support Network; Bruce Bongar PhD, Palo Alto University

Following Love Following You: An Analysis of SNS Use/Behavior as a Function of Rel. Satisfaction 

653—Poster Session: II; Division: 01, Psi Chi

Deonte Williams MA, MS, Palo Alto University

She Showed Me Ways to Heal: An Exploration of Maternal Resiliency After Childhood Trauma

671—Poster Session: I Division: 37

Celeste H. Poe MS, MA, Palo Alto University; Kathleen Hawkins BA, Palo Alto University; Sita G. Patel PhD, Palo Alto University

 

The Impact of Bans on Gender Affirming Care on Trans and Gender Diverse Youth According to Parents 

736—Poster Session: II; Division: 44


Jules P. Sostre BS, University of Florida; Gabriella Escobar BS, University of Florida; Kirsten A. Gonzalez PhD, University of Tennessee Knoxville; Roberto L. Abreu PhD, University of Florida; Gabriel M. Lockett MA, University of Florida; Em Matsuno PhD, Palo Alto University

Genderqueer Identity Dimensions and Gender Minority Stress Among Non-Binary and Binary Trans Adults

736—Poster Session: II; Division: 44

Roger L. Mohr Jr. BS, Palo Alto University; Nat L. Bricker BA, Palo Alto University; Arielle F. Webb MS, Palo Alto University; Em Matsuno PhD, Palo Alto University; Kimberly F. Balsam PhD, Palo Alto University

Non-Suicidal Self-Injury and Minority Stress Among Transgender and Nonbinary Adults 

736—Poster Session: II; Division: 44

Nat L. Bricker BA, Palo Alto University; Elizabeth N. Savarese MS, Palo Alto University; Arielle F. Webb MS, Palo Alto University; Kimberly F. Balsam PhD, Palo Alto University

Gender Minority Stress and COVID-19 Concerns: A Longitudinal Investigation

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36—Poster Session: II; Division: 44

Nat L. Bricker BA, Palo Alto University; Em Matsuno PhD, Palo Alto University; Kimberly F. Balsam PhD, Palo Alto University

Medical Discrimination Concerns and Mental Health of LGBTQ+ People With Disabilities During COVID-19

736—Poster Session: II; Division: 44

Maxwell G. Hart BS, Palo Alto University; Kathryn Wagner PhD, Gallaudet University; Kimberly F. Balsam PhD, Palo Alto University

Racial/Ethnic Differences in Mental Health Attitudes and Social Desirability in VA Police Officers 

762—Poster Session: I; Division: 41


Neeralee K. Pandit BS, Palo Alto University; Yumi B. Cha MS, Palo Alto University; Alexandra Lugo MS, Palo Alto University; Audra Ballard BS, Palo Alto University; Elizabeth Nicklas MA, Palo Alto University; Christopher M. Weaver PhD, Palo Alto University

Rape Myth Acceptance: Differences Across Sociocultural and Intersectional Identities

770—Poster Session: II; Division: 41


Briana Ponte MS, Palo Alto University, Psychology Department; Kenzie Bohnsack MS, MA, Palo Alto University, Psychology Department; Leah Anderson MS, Palo Alto University, Psychology Department; Kendall Reiner PhD, Medlin Treatment Center; Amanda M. Fanniff PhD, Palo Alto University, Psychology Department

Sex Differences in Malingered PTSD: Internalizing and Externalizing Symptom Expression

770—Poster Session: II; Division: 41


Shannon F. Murphy BS, Palo Alto University; Alexandra Lugo MS, Palo Alto University; Brenna L. Giordano MS, Palo Alto University; Taylor R. Short MA, Palo Alto University; Christopher M. Weaver PhD, Palo Alto University

Parental Figures’ Reactions and Coping Strategies to Bans on Gender Affirming Care for Trans Youth

820—Poster Session: Session I; Division: 43


Jules P. Sostre BS, University of Florida; Winni Yang AA, University of Florida; Kirsten A. Gonzalez PhD, University of Tennessee–Knoxville; Roberto L. Abreu PhD, University of Florida; Gabriel M. Lockett MA, University of Florida; Em Matsuno PhD, Palo Alto University