Faculty and students from the Gevirtz School take part in events at the 2022 Annual American Psychological Association Convention

Wednesday, August 3, 2022
APA Convention 2022 banner

American Psychological Association
2022 Annual Convention
August 4-August 6, 2022, Minneapolis, MN (and virtual)


Kristina Esopo, Tania Israel
“Exploring Latinx, LGBTQ+ Young Adults’ Experiences with Mental Health Services: A Qualitative Study”
virtual poster presentation

Thursday, August 4

6 – 7:50 pm
Himadhari Sharma, Isabel López, Yvette Ramirez, Maira Anaya-Lopez, & Andrés Consoli
“Serving the Underserved: Assessing the Access and Utilization Model Through Three Studies Centering Minoritized Communities”
Yvette Ramirez & Andrés Consoli
“‘Suffering in Order to be Okay’: Witnessing Domestic Violence as Latina/x Women and Its Impact on Intimate Relationships”
Social hour sponsored by CCPTP, SAS, and the sections of Division 17; Section on Ethnic and Racial Diversity 

Friday, August 5

Larisa Buhin, Ana Mestrovic, Melissa Morgan
Conversation: Advancing Intercultural competencies across higher education
Division 52 Hospitality Suite

9 – 1050 am
Kristina Esopo, Xiang Zhou, Sunny Ho, Brianna Werner, and Nuha Alshabani
“Toward Liberatory Interventions in Counseling Psychology”
Transforming Counseling Psychology Curriculum and Praxis Showcase
SCP Liberation Lounge, Millennium Hotel, Room: Avenue 3/virtual

10 – 10:50 am
Amaranta Ramirez
“All My Friends Are Gay Online: An Examination of Queer Young Adult's Experiences on Social Media”
Jacquelyn Chin
“Acceptability of a Community-Based Mental Health Intervention for Black LGBTQIAS-2 (SGM) Youth”
Poster Session II—Featured Research on Gender Diversity and Queer Youth
Minneapolis Convention Center, Level One, Exhibit Halls BCD

1 – 2:50 pm
Erika Felix
APPA Policy Fellowships: Congressional, Executive Branch, and Global Mental Health Fellows Share Their Experience
Minneapolis Convention Center, Level 2 Room 202AB

3 – 3:50 pm
Nicole Ramirez, Elana Hubert, Erick Felix, Melissa L. Morgan, Ramiro de Trinidad
“Latinx Youth Resilience and Thriving in the Face of Violence: A Community-Based Participatory Study”
Poster Session II, Division 9, Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI)
Minneapolis Convention Center, Level One, Exhibit Halls BCD

3 – 4:50 pm
Andrés Consoli
“The Person of the Psychologist: A Recovering Prejudist Sustained by Mentors”
Heidi A. Zetzer
“Let’s Build a Better Bridge to Supervision Competencies”
2022 Fellows Talks—Division 17, Society of Counseling Psychology
Minneapolis Convention Center, Level One, Auditorium Room 1

4 – 4:50 pm
Alison Cerezo, Amaranta Ramirez, Isaiah Jones, David Riversa, Jaquelyn Chin, Adrian Valadez, Tania Israel, Caroline Yovanovich, Josceline Acosta
“Pandemic Stress and Its Impact on Social Media, Advocacy, and Alcohol Use Among Black and Latinx SGM”
Minneapolis Convention Center, Level Two, Room 210AB

Saturday, August 6

1 – 2:50 pm
Hanan Salem, Yessica Green Rosas
“Adapting Navigation Services for LGBTQ+ Youth and their Families”
Fostering Mental Health Care Engagement of Low-Income, Racial/Ethnic Minoritized, and LGBTQ+ Youth
Minneapolis Convention Center, Level Two, Room 200D

[Presenters from the Gevirtz School are available for interviews; contact George Yatchisin at george@education.ucsb.edu]