Student Presentations

  • Graduate Student Presentations, 2014–15

    Costello, A. (August 2014)

    Existential isolation and its psychological and physical health correlates. American Psychological
    Association Conference, Washington, D.C.

    Costello, A. (October 2014)

    Benefits of existential connection. Symposium presented at the PASSHE Psychology Potluck Conference, Indiana, PA.

    Mayo, A. (October 2014)

    Shared humor: A research program. Invited symposium on positive psychology at the annual PASSHE Psychology Potluck Conference, Indiana, PA.

    Kairouz, C. & Terepka, A. (November 2014)

    Use of art therapy to improve wellbeing of Syrian refugee children in Jordan. Presented at Pan Arab Psychiatric Conference, Beirut, Lebanon.

    Jung, S. (February 2015)

    The ecological validity of traditional neuropsychological tests: Role of memory, executive skills, and learning in predicting everyday functioning in a clinical population. 43rd Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Denver, CO.

    Alvarez, S. (March 2015)

    Intersectionality: The role of gender, ethnicity, and SES in math and science anxiety. Symposium at Association for Women in Psychology National Conference, San Francisco, CA.

    Interligi, C. (March 2015)

    Building grassroots communities through campus & community. Workshop presented at Association for Women in Psychology Conference, San Francisco, CA.

    Interligi, C., Pearlson, R. & Bazaz, J. (March 2015)

    Positively sexy: A workshop to encourage sexual practices, preferences, and decision-making from a positive approach. Workshop presented at Association for Women in Psychology National Conference, San Francisco, CA.

    Knight, L. & McGann, K. (March 2015)

    Current practices in screening and identification of autism spectrum disorders in rural communities. Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Philadelphia, PA.

    LeMay, R. (March 2015)

    Building grassroots communities using the “we can prevent violence” Facebook group. Symposium at Association for Women in Psychology Conference, San Francisco, CA.

    Mayo, A. & Terepka, A. (March 2015)

    Grieving global climate change. Poster presented at Association for Death Education and Counseling, San Antonio, TX. 

    Poet, A. (March 2015)

    That’s déclassé!: Recognizing class bias in cross-class interactions. Workshop presented at Association for Women in Psychology National Conference, San Francisco, CA.

    Terepka, A.  (March 2015)

    Sexual identity and religious ideals: Therapeutic considerations when working with contending areas of diversity. Presented at The Frederick Douglass Institute for Intercultural Research “Issues of Diversity: Voices from the Field” Conference, Indiana, PA.

    Terepka, A., Jeffee-Bahloul, H., Kairouz, C., Kanawati, Y., Cohen, S., Hamoda, H. & Barkil-Oteo, A. (March 2015)

    Retrospective effectiveness analysis of art-therapy course used in treatment of Syrian refugee children (REAACT). Poster presentation at Eastern Psychological Association Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

    Entwistle, D. & Jackson, E. (April 2015)

    Teaching undergraduates about integration: Viewpoints of CCCU undergraduate psychology majors.Christian Association for Psychological Studies International Conference, Denver, CO.

    Mayo, A. (April 2015)

    Laughing together: The individual and interpersonal functions of inside jokes. Poster presentation at the 10th Annual Women in Mathematics, Science, and Technology Poster Session, Indiana, PA.

    Mayo, A. & Terepka, A. (April 2015)

    Grieving global climate change. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for Death Education and Counseling, San Antonio, TX.

    Hauge, P., Mills, J., Robertson, D. & Longwill, D. (May 2015)

    Music students’ practice and deliberate practice concepts. Association for Psychological Science 27th Annual Convention, New York, NY.

    Meil, W., Mills, J., LaPorte, D., Stiver, A., Krecko, I., Costello, A., Morrison, P., Iwaniec, M. & Sesti, A. (May 2015)

    Sensation seeking and executive deficits in relation to alcohol, tobacco, and marijuana use frequency among university students: Value of ecologically based measures. Research poster presented at Association for Psychological Science (APS) Conference, New York, NY.

    Jefee-Bahloul, H., Cohen, S., Bitar, A., Terepka, A., Kairouz, C., Kanawati, Y., Barkil-Oteo A., Ozlem Kutuk, M., & Hamoda, H. (June 2015)

    Psychosocial functioning of Syrian child refugees in Jordan and Turkey. Presented as part of a workshop at the European Society of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry International Congress, Madrid, Spain.

    Lute, M., Hatfield, D. & Lazar, E. (June 2015)

    The relationship between Gottman's Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, mindfulness, and relationship satisfaction. Society for Psychotherapy Research Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA

    Nowlen, J. & Hatfield, D. (June 2015)

    Effects of intervention on college students’ expectations and attitudes about seeking therapy. Society for Psychotherapy Research Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

    Terepka, A., Goldman, K. & Hatfield, D. (June 2015)

    The effect of the presence of a companion animal on the therapeutic alliance. Poster presented at Society for Psychotherapy Research Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA. 

    Costello, A. (August 2015)

    Need for I-sharing moderates the relationship between perfectionism and disordered eating. American Psychological Association Conference, Toronto Ontario.

    Khrapatina, I. & Berman, P. (August 2015)

    The impact of adverse childhood experiences on physical health in college students. 20th International Summit and Training on Violence, Abuse, and Trauma, San Diego, CA.

    Marquez, M. (August 2015)

    Gender differences in at-risk adolescent motivations to engage in sexual intercourse. American Psychological Association Convention, Toronto, Canada.

    Mitchell, B., Berman, P. & Perrone, M. (August 2015)

    Strengthening violence education efforts at your institution or within your community. Twentieth International Summit & Training on Violence, Abuse, and Trauma. San Diego, CA.

    Morrison, P., Huber, V., Marquez, M., Volk, K., Reitz-Krueger, C. & Reppucci, D. (August 2015)

    Safe sex and substance use: High risk in an at-risk adolescent population. American Psychological Association Convention, Toronto, Canada.

    Redman, M. (August 2015)

    Impact of adverse childhood experiences within children and youth families. 20th International Summit and Training on Violence, Abuse and Trauma, San Diego, CA.

    Volk, K. (August 2015)

    Depression, avoidant coping, and motivations to engage in sexual behavior among at-risk youth. American Psychological Association Convention, Toronto, Canada.