Association of Black Psychologists (ABPsi) Convention Presentation - Las Vegas, NV
This presentation (a) addressed the status of Black women's health in America; (b) describe eating behaviors among Black women; (c) outlined individually-focused intervention strategies for addressing women's issues; (d) highlighted the role of the community as a supportive buffer; and (e) explored community-based interventions to aid this unique population.
End-of-Life Considerations: Socioeconomic Barriers & Access to Quality Care - Amsterdam, The Netherlands
The aim of this 2015 International Convention of Psychological Science (ICPS) presentation in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, was to (a) identify socioeconomic barriers associated with end-of-life care, (b) highlight access to care issues among socioeconomically disadvantaged groups, (c) review current strategies for psychosocial intervention, and (d) outline potential opportunities for ongoing research.
Physical Abuse & the Medical Milieu: Addressing Multiple Traumas - Honolulu, Hawaii
This 1.5-hour workshop at the Institute on Violence, Abuse, & Trauma (IVAT) International Training Summit reviewed the child abuse and pediatric medical traumatic stress literature, with the aim of developing a preliminary treatment framework for clinicians providing care to vulnerable children and their families. The presentation explored the development of more elaborative treatment protocols and/or clinical best practices, as well as addressed to future research considerations.
Addressing Violence & Death in the Community: A Clinical Perspective (Webinar) - Los Angeles, CA
This two-part webinar focused on (a) increasing awareness regarding community violence and consequences, (b) exploring the impact of community violence, from a trauma and grief perspective, and (c) highlighting culture-specific issues pertinent to community violence and death.
Quality of Life & Self-Care Among Clinicians: Promotion as Prevention - Tallinn, Estonia
This presentation targeted the role of clinician self-care among pediatric palliative care clinicians at the European Symposium on Suicide and Suicidal Behavior 2015 (ESSSB15) in Tallinn, Estonia.