Students in CSPP Clinical Psychology PsyD Program

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STUDENT ACCOMPLISHMENTS 

Students in the Sacramento Clinical PsyD program are proud to begin their active participation in the profession while still in graduate school. Below, see some of their publications and presentations at regional and national conferences. 

PUBLICATIONS

Petersen S., & England, F. (2013). Training indigenous women to conduct health promotion in the developing world: Empowering women or colluding with multiple oppressions? Women and Therapy Journal, accepted for publication.

Petersen, S., Do, T., Shaw, C., Washburn, C., Brake, K., Gotts, S., DeVito, E., Chan, C., &

Nguyen, K.T. (2012). Action research: Model for sustainable health behavior change in the developing world. International Perspectives in Psychology: Research, Practice, and Consultation, in review.

Petersen, S., Kirkwood, C., Demirer, T., Brake, K., Forghany, M., Washburn, C. (2012). Immigration stress is associated with sub-clinical symptoms of PTSD in Latino  immigrants, Journal of Counseling Psychology, in review.

Miller, K. & Limberg, B. (2011). Binge eating behaviors & motoric, attentional & nonplanning impulsivity. Graduate Student Journal of Psychology, 13, 46-52.

Petersen, S., Hutchings, P., Shrader, G., Brake, K. (2011). Integrating health care: The clear advantage for diverse populations, Psychological Services, 8(2), 69-81.

PRESENTATIONS

American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI (July 2013)

Glivings, M., Abrahamson, T.,& Nnadozie, N. (2013). The Effect of Spirituality on Resiliency and ChosenCoping Strategy in a Sample of Adult Women. Poster session abstract accepted for the Annual meetingof the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.

Russaw, Alana R. (2013) Message framing utilization in hypertension research with African American women. Poster session abstract accepted for the Annual meetingof the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI. 

Western Psychological Association, Reno, NV (April 2013) 

Russaw, Alana R. (2013) Message framing utilization in hypertension research with African American women. Poster session presented at Western Psychological Association Convention, Reno, NV.

Association of Women in Psychology, Salt Lake City, UT (March 2013)

Glivings, M., Abrahamson, T., & Nnadozie, N.(2013, March). What has spirituality got to do with it? Poster session presented at the Annual meeting of the Association of Women in Psychology, Salt Lake City, UT.

 Russaw, Alana R. (2013, March). Message framing utilization in hypertension research with African American women. Poster session presented at the Annual meeting of the Association of Women in Psychology, Salt Lake City, UT.

Forensic Mental Health Conference of California, Monterey, CA (March 2013)

Nnadozie, Nneka O.S. (2013, March). The attributional style of women. Poster session presentedat the Forensic Mental Health Conference of California, Monterey, CA.

Society for Personality Assessment, San Diego, CA (March 2013)

Arnold, C. A., Baity, M. R., Baxter, S. & Brooker, A. E. (2013). Can the Personality Assessment Inventory be used as a predictor of cognitive impairment? Exploring the relationship between the PAI and neuropsychological assessment measures. Paper presented at the Midwinter meeting the Society for Personality Assessment, San Diego, CA.

Casarella Espinoza, M.,  Baity, M., Sinclair, S.J., Blais, M.A., Harley, R., Jacobo, M., Lester, L., Davis, B.J., & Arnold, C. (2013). Exploring the structure and function of the PAI predictive indicators across clinical settings. Paper presented at the Midwinter Meeting of the Society for Personality Assessment, San Diego, CA.

Kellogg, J., Baity, M. R., Haggerty, G., Siefert, C. J., Gaines, A., Thayer, D. (2013). The impact of interpersonal style on therapeutic alliance and outcome in a general psychiatric clinic. Poster presented at the Midwinter meetings of the Society for Personality Assessment, San Diego, CA.

Lester, L.A., Baity, M.R., Demirer, T., Kolb, S., Duvall, B., Abernathy, D., Shaw, C., Parrett, R. & Gawthrope, J. (2013). Assessing personality, well-being and readiness to change as measure of outcome in a substance abuse sample.Paper to be presented at the Annual Meeting, Society for Personality Assessment, San Diego, CA.

Shaw, C.L., England, F.S., Reynolds, K., Davis, Lester, L.A., Abernathy, D., Davis, B.J., Baity, M.R. (2013). Assessing links between personality, the perceived experience of physical and sexual trauma, somatic symptoms and court mandated substance abuse treatment dropout. Paper presented at the Midwinter meeting of the Society of Personality Assessment, San Diego, CA.

Black Conference of Graduate Psychology, Los Angeles, CA, (July 2012)

Petersen, S., Russaw, A., Parrett, R., Nguyen, T., Arnold, C. (2012). Conducting workshops with school children in Vietnam. Poster presented at the Black Conference of Graduate Psychology, Los Angeles, CA,

Association of Black Psychologists, Los Angeles (July 2012)

Petersen, S., Russaw, A., Parrett, R., Nguyen, T., Arnold, C. (2012). Conducting workshops with school children in Vietnam. Poster presented at the Association of Black Psychologists, Los Angeles, CA

California Psychological Association, Monterey, CA (April 2012)

Petersen, S., Russaw, A., Parrett, R., & Nguyen, T. (2012). Towards a health behavior change model for the developing world. Poster presented at California Psychological Association Annual Convention Monterey, CA.

Society for Personality Assessment, Chicago, IL (March 2012)

Casarella, M., Baity, M.R., Lester, L., & Arnold, C. (2012). Predicting dropout in a substance abuse population. Paper presented at the Midwinter Meeting of the Society for Personality Assessment, Chicago, IL.

Kellog, J., Baity, M.R., & Diener, M. (2012). A metanalytic review of self-report measures and dropout. Paper presented at the Midwinter meeting of the Society for Personality Assessment, Chicago, IL.

Kolb, S., Baity, M.R., Lester, L., Demirer, T., Duvall, B., Abernathy, D., Shaw, C., & Parrett, R. (2012). Measuring outcome in a substance abuse population: A tale of two measures. Poster presented at the Midwinter meeting of the Society for Personality Assessment, Chicago, IL.

American Psychological Association, Washington, DC (August 2011)

Brake, K., Parrett, R., Gotts, S., Washburn, C., Demirer, T., & M., Petersen, S. (2011). Towards a theory of health behavior change for the developing world. Poster presented at the Annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.

Gotts, S., Washburn, C. R., Kirkwood, C., Brake, K., Forghany, M., Demirer, T., Goldstein-Silverman, D., Petersen, S. (2011). Immigration Stress is Associated with Sub-clinical Symptoms of PTSD in Latino immigrants. Poster presented at the Annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.

Petersen, S., Spiga,R., Brake, K., & Demirer, T. (2011). “Testing a Model of Health Behavior Change for the Developing World.” Symposium presented at the Annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C..

Western Psychological Association, Los Angeles, CA (April 2011)

Demirer, T., Petersen, S., Forghany, M., Kirkwood, C., Washburn, C., Gotts, S., & Brake, K. (2011). Acculturation and stress levels among the Latino immigrants. Poster presented at the Annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Los Angeles, CA.

California Psychological Association, Sacramento, CA (April 2011)

Kirkwood, C., Demirer, T., Washburn, C., Brake, K., Gotts, S., Forghany, M., & Petersen, S. (2011). The validation of the Immigration Experience Stress Scale. Poster presented at the Annual meeting of the California Psychological Association, Sacramento, CA.

Society for Personality Assessment, Boston, MA (March 2011)

Lester, L., Baity, M.R., Davis, B.J., Clarke, D., Rayborn, A., Duvall, B. Weidenback, J., Demirer, T., & Brake, K. (2011). Assessment and prediction of effectiveness in a court-mandated substance abuse treatment setting. Paper presented at the Midwinter meeting of the Society for Personality Assessment, Boston, MA

Society for Personality Assessment, San Jose, CA (March 2010)

Taylor, J.E., & Baity, M.R. (2010). Considering the impact of perceived ethnic discrimination in psychological assessment. Paper presented at the Midwinter meeting for the Society for Personality Assessment, San Jose, CA.

Western Psychological Association, Vancouver, BC (April 2009)

Washburn, C. R., Pritchard, M. E., Book, P., & Clark, C. (2009). The influence of exercise mode, intensity, frequency, and duration on mood states and stress levels. Poster presented at the Annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Vancouver, BC.

American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA (August 2007)

Thompson, D. & Limberg, B. (2007, August). A Meta-analysis on the Efficacy of Prayer. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.