Faculty and students present at the 125th Annual American Psychological Association Convention

Monday, July 31, 2017
APA 125th Annual Convention logo

American Psychological Association
2017 Annual Meeting
August 3-August 6, 2017, Washington, D.C.

Participants from The Gevirtz School 

Thursday, August 3

9 am – 9:50 am

Tania Israel, Audrey Harkness
“Parent-Child Communication About Sexual Orientation: Results of a Observational Qualitative Study”
Caitlin R. S. Merrill
“Predictors of Depression among Binary and Non-Binary Transgender People”
Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity-1
44-Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues
Convention Center/Halls D and E Level Two

11 am – 11:50 am

Erika D. Felix, Jennifer G. Green
“Associations Between Childhood Peer Victimization and Subsequent Victimization at College”
The Influence of Childhood Peer Victimization Experiences on Life at College
53-Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
Convention Center/Room 156 Street Level

Chunyan Yang, Jill Sharkey, Erin Dowdy
“Resilience to Cyber-bullying Victimization Among Adolescents: Protective Role of School Climate”
Resilience to Bullying—Protective Roles of Schools and Families
16-School; Co-List: 7, 8, 9, 12, 15, 27, 33, 35, 37, 39, 43, 51, 53
Convention Center/Room 146A Street Level

2 pm – 2:50 pm

Chunyan Yang, Cixin Wang, Jia-shu Xie
“Promoting Students’ Resilience Toward Bullying Victimization: A Cross-Cultural Perspective”
Shane Jimerson
“International Collaboration to Advance Science and Practice in School Psychology”
Internationalizing School-Based Research and Practice—Practical Suggestions and Lessons Learned
52-International Psychology; Co-List: 15, 16, 27, 33, 40, APAGS, Psi Chi
Convention Center/Room 208 Level Two

3 pm – 3:50 pm

Tania Israel, Amber Hewitt, Debra Mollen, Ashley Hutchison, Linda Forrest
Maintaining a Social Justice Agenda During a Trump Presidency
Division 17 Section for the Advancement of Women Roundtable Discussion
Convention Center/Halls D and E Level Two

Saturday, August 5

8 am – 8:50 am

Melissa L. Morgan Consoli, Emily G. Unzueta
“Healing in a New Land: Mexican Immigrant Women's Use of Cultural Beliefs and Practices”
Women’s Indigenous Psychologies: Social Justice Perspectives on Indigenous Women and Practices
35-Psychology of Women; Co-List: 9, 17, 24, 26, 42, 45, 52, APAGS
Convention Center/Room 140A Street Level

9 am – 10:50 am

Ty W. Vernon, Amber R. Miller, Jordan A. Ko, Amy C. Barrett, Elizabeth McGarry
“Modeling Socialization Improvement Growth Trends of Adolescents Participating in a RCT of the START Program for ASD”
Social Skills Treatment for Autism Across the Lifespan--Evidence From Randomized Controlled Trials
33-Division of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities/Autism Spectrum Disorders; Co-List: 7, 12, 16, 22, 27, 37, 42, 53, Psi Chi
Convention Center/Room 144B Street Level

10 am – 10:50 am

Rondy Yu, Shane Jimerson
“A Preliminary Evaluation of a Treatment Program for Students With Severe EBD in Schools”
Systems-Level Assessment, Intervention and Consultation
Convention Center/Halls D and E Level Two

12 pm – 12:50 pm

Tania Israel, Jay Bettergarcia
“Evidence-Based Teaching of LGBTQ Issues in Psychology”
Teaching As LGBTQI Liberation—Pedagogy and Change in Teaching LGBTQI Psychology
44-Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues; Co-List: 2, 9, 17, 24, 35, 39
Convention Center/East Salon F Street Level     

Shane Jimerson, discussant
Becoming a Global Scientist—Strategies and Challenges for School-Based Research
52-International Psychology; Co-List: 15, 16, 33, 35, 40, 54, APAGS, Psi Chi
Convention Center/Room 160 Street Level

[Presenters from the Gevirtz School are available for interviews; contact George Yatchisin at 805 893 5789]