Students and faculty attended and presented at the Association of Black Psychologists (ABPsi) 49th Annual Convention

July 19, 2017

Twenty students and three faculty from the Psychology Department attended the Association of Black Psychologists (ABPsi) 49th Annual Convention in Houston, Texas, where they showcased research on diverse issues impacting African American communities.  Please see list of scholarly productivity below.  Additionally, Dr. Derek Wilson served on the Houston ABPsi Chapter Local Coordinating Committee and the National Convention Committee.

The Bakari Project:  An Evidenced-Based Prevention and Intervention Program to Minimize Youth and Families Contact with the Criminal Justice System.  Roslyn Caldwell, PhD and Thomas Parham, PhD

Exposure to Trauma:  Exploring Different Healing Modalities From Within.  Derek Wilson, PhD, Napolean Higgins, MD, Miles Irving, PhD, Tyronne Tanner, EdD, Stephen Mackery, PhD, and  Ronald Briggs, PhD

Racial Cognition and STEM.  Derek Wilson, PhD, Kayla Graves*,  and Peter Metofe, PhD

Cultural Pressures and Religious Practices Affect on Depression in Black Communities.  Mathhew Bolton**, BS and Justin Bonner*

Social Media and Political Impacts on African Americans.  Kayla Graves*Jada Vaughn**, BS,  Kenndria Stamps*, and Derek Wilson, PhD

Mentoring 2.0 – Our Roots, Our Future Helplng Each Other Prosper.  Rhonda Lewis, PhD, Tiffany Townsend, PhD, Faye Belgrave, Phd, Kevin Cokely, PhD, Pamela Martin, PhD, and Chakema Carmack, PhD

Cultural Representation, Environment, and Conscious Connectedness Influence on Decision Making.  Najla Wilson **, BS and Derek, Wilson, PhD

The Association of Technology and Self-Efficacy among African American College Students.  Gloria Taylor-Pineda**, BS, AAralyn Flott*, Kayla Clark*, Elexius Jones*, and Derek Wilson, PhD

*denotes undergraduate  **denotes  Fall 16 or Spring 17 graduate