Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology holds its annual Research Festival Friday, November 16

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
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The Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology (CCSP) at the UC Santa Barbara Gevirtz School will be holding a Research Festival on Friday, November 16 from 8:45 am to 12 pm in the Flying A Studios Room, UCen, UC Santa Barbara. The festival is free and open to the public. Nine students will be presenting their cutting-edge research during the symposium event. In order to receive their Master’s degree, all 2nd year CCSP students submit a research festival proposal in the spring. As 3rd year students, they present their findings to the department.

The presenters’ research spans relevant topics such as the autism spectrum, bullying, resilience and thriving, and more. All students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend; 1st, 2nd, and 3rd year students in CCSP are required to attend.

8:30 am Breakfast

8:45 am Chun Chen • Parents’ Perception of School Climate and Bullying Victimization: A Cross-Cultural Comparison

9:00 am Ida Taghavi • Sexual Assault, Mindfulness, and Posttraumatic Stress among College Students

9:15 am Adriana Sanchez • Pa’lante: Exploring Academic Resilience in Latinx Community College Transfer Students

9:30 am Alyssa Hufana • “You Just Have to Keep Going”: Exploring Resilience among Filipino Americans in the Western U.S.

9:45 am Break

10:00 am Daina Tagavi • Improving Conversational Fluidity in Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder Using a Peer-Mediated Video-Feedback Intervention

10:15 am Natalia Jaramillo • Influences on Posttraumatic Growth among University Students Following the Isla Vista Mass Murder

10:30 am Rhea Wagle • Preliminary Investigation of the Psychological Sense of School Membership Scale with Primary Students in a Cross-Cultural Context

10:45 am Sam Del Castillo • Gender Nonconformity and Parental Acceptance-Rejection of Sexual Minority Latinx Youth

11:00 am Ginette Sims • Assessing for Secondary Stress Utilizing Social Media: An Exploratory Study of the Psychological Impact of Black Lives Matter (BLM)

11:15 am Concluding Remarks

The Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology is accredited by the American Psychological Association for the Ph.D. in the areas of counseling, clinical, and school psychology. In addition, the School Psychology specialization offers a pupil personnel services credential, en route to a Ph.D., that is approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing and the National Association of School Psychologists. The CCSP Department adheres to a scientist-practitioner training model. Primary emphasis is placed on developing knowledge and skills that inform applied psychology research and practice. Graduates enter academic and other leadership roles in professional psychology.

[Student presenters are available for interview; contact George Yatchisin at 805.893.5789]