Conference Agenda

Overview and details of the sessions of this conference. Please select a date or location to show only sessions at that day or location. Please select a single session for detailed view (with abstracts and downloads if available).

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Date: Tuesday, 16/Nov/2021
8:30am - 12:30pmPRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP 1: Building Communities of Care inthe Caribbean: Competencies in Disaster Mental Health Management - Presenters: Jeff Cadichon Marcio Gagliato Mariveliz Caban-Montalvo Wendy Fernander
Location: PRE-CONFERENCE 1
PRE-CONFERENCE 1 
8:30am - 12:30pmPRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP 2: Community-Based Participatory Action Research (Example of Applicatiom to Research on Intimate Partner Violence) - Presenter: Esprene Liddell-Quintyn
Location: PRE-CONFERENCE 2
PRE-CONFERENCE 2 
8:30am - 12:30pmPRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP 3: Supervision of Early Career Psychologists: Fundamentals for Caribbean Psychology - Presenter: Aida Jimenez
Location: PRE-CONFERENCE 3
PRE-CONFERENCE 3 
1:00pm - 5:00pmPRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP 4: The Role of Psychology in Advancing EDI (Equity, Diversity & Inclusion) & Upending Systemic Racism - Presenter: Venessa Hintz
Location: PRE-CONFERENCE 4
PRE-CONFERENCE 4 
1:00pm - 5:00pmPRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP 5: Cultivating Growth & Healing Through Play Therapy - Presenter: Dana Holtz
Location: PRE-CONFERENCE 5
PRE-CONFERENCE 5 
6:00pm - 9:00pmWelcome Reception: Welcome Reception - Government House
Location: LIVE STREAM
LIVE STREAM 
Date: Wednesday, 17/Nov/2021
8:30am - 9:30amOpening Ceremony
Location: OPENING CEREMONY
OPENING CEREMONY 
9:30am - 9:35amCONFERENCE BREAK 1
 
9:35am - 10:45amKeynote Address: Presenter: Angela Gordon Stair - Caribbean Resilience: The Response of Caribbean Professionals to Natural & Man-made Disasters
Location: KEYNOTE ADDRESS
KEYNOTE ADDRESS 
10:45am - 11:00amCONFERENCE BREAK 2
 
11:00am - 11:55amBasic Research on Children: Exploring Basic Research on Children
Location: INTERACTIVE CHAT -1
INTERACTIVE CHAT -1 
11:00am - 11:55amNon-Western Views of Health: Non-Western Views of Health and Resilience
Location: PAPER PRESENTATION 1
PAPER PRESENTATION 1 
11:00am - 11:55amTelehealth to Deliver Diabetes-Care in the Caribbean: A Systematic Review
Location: ROUNDTABLE 1
ROUNDTABLE 1 
11:00am - 11:55amViolences Et Résilience Dans Deux Régions Françaises D'Amérique
Location: SYMPOSIUM 1
SYMPOSIUM 1 
12:00pm - 1:25pmLUNCH BREAK | STUDENT SESSIONS 1
 
12:30pm - 1:25pmMentoring Session #1: Mentoring Session #1- Different Career Options with a Psychology Degree in the Caribbean and Abroad- Mentors: Will Campbell Valerie Knowles Nathalie Staines Gordon Kenene Senior
Location: Virtual Mentoring Session #1
Session Chair: Esprene Liddell-Quintyn, University of Miami, United States of America
Virtual Mentoring Session #1 
12:30pm - 1:25pmMentoring Session #2: Mentoring Session #2- Maintaining your Caribbean Identity while Living Abroad - Mentors: Dr. Gayl Crump Swaby La-Toya Arthur-Tucker
Location: Virtual Mentoring Session #2
Session Chair: Katija Khan, University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago
Virtual Mentoring Session #2 
1:30pm - 2:45pmCaribbean Psych Perspectives: Historical and Current Perspectives in Caribbean Psychology - Presenters: Alscess Lewis-Brown Maysa Akbar - Urban Trauma in The Caribbean
Location: PLENARY 1
PLENARY 1 
2:45pm - 3:00pmCONFERENCE BREAK 3
 
3:00pm - 3:55pmCross-Border Telepsychology: Cross-Border Telepsychology: Regional Perspectives to Inform a Global Psychological Framework - International Union of Psychological Sciences (IUPsyS) - Presenters: Ann Watts (Chair) Katija Khan Brigitte Khoury Luis Carrizo
Location: SYMPOSIUM 2
Session Chair: Ann D. Watts, International Union of Psychological Science, South Africa
Session Chair: Katija Khan, University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago
Session Chair: Brigitte Khoury, American University of Beirut, Dept. of Psychiatry, Lebanon (Lebanese Republic)
SYMPOSIUM 2 
3:00pm - 3:55pmCulture & Psychometrics: Culturally Competent Psychometrics
Location: PAPER PRESENTATION 2
PAPER PRESENTATION 2 
3:00pm - 3:55pmInterventions:Children & Youth: Interventions with Children and Youth
Location: INTERACTIVE CHAT - 2
INTERACTIVE CHAT - 2 
4:00pm - 5:00pmCovid Disparities Response: Covid in the Caribbean: Psychology's Response to Health Inequities, Disparities and Disbeliefs - Presenters: Jennifer Kelly Frank Worrel
Location: INVITED PANEL 1
INVITED PANEL 1 
4:00pm - 5:00pmMental Health Research Funding Opportunities Within and Beyond Graduate School
Location: ROUNDTABLE 3
ROUNDTABLE 3 
4:00pm - 5:00pmYouth Friendly Societies; Elevating Child and Youth Wellbeing Through Crisis
Location: ROUNDTABLE 4
ROUNDTABLE 4 
6:00pm - 9:00pmCommunity Forum: Community Forum - Returning us to ourselves: Common History, Common Culture, Common Healing - Presenters: Namonyah Soipan; Chester Copemann Guerda Nicholas Rita Dudley-Grant
Location: LIVE STREAM
Session Chair: Dara Hamilton, The University of the Virgin Islands, Virgin Islands, U.S.
Session Chair: Guerda Nicolas, University of Miami, United States of America
LIVE STREAM 
Date: Thursday, 18/Nov/2021
7:30am - 8:00amBUSH TEA IN DE MAHNIN 1
 
8:00am - 9:30amFacing Challenges in Psychology: Facing New Challenges in Psychology - Presenters: Matthew Smith - Gone: Violence, Memory, and Mental Health in Jamaica’s History Carla Bakboord - Issues LGBT and PLHIV face in Suriname
Location: PLENARY 2
PLENARY 2 
9:30am - 9:45amCONFERENCE BREAK 4
 
9:45am - 10:45amExperiences of Gay Afro-Caribbean Male Immigrants in the US
Location: ROUNDTABLE 5
ROUNDTABLE 5 
9:45am - 10:45amHelp-Seeking Attitudes and Behaviours: Implications for Caribbean Health and Wellness
Location: ROUNDTABLE 6
ROUNDTABLE 6 
9:45am - 10:45amPolitical and Internalized Oppression During Trujillo’s Dictatorship: The Unheard Voices
Location: ROUNDTABLE 7
ROUNDTABLE 7 
9:45am - 10:45amPOSTERS 1: POSTER SESSION 1
Location: POSTER INTERACTIVE CHAT 1
POSTER INTERACTIVE CHAT 1 
9:45am - 10:45amPoto Mitan Finding the Strength Within: D.V. in Haitian Homes
Location: SYMPOSIUM 3
Session Chair: Tamare P. Piersaint, California University of Pennsylvania, United States of America
SYMPOSIUM 3 
9:45am - 10:45amWellness Models of Mental Health: Wellness Models of Mental Health Intervention
Location: INTERACTIVE CHAT - 3
INTERACTIVE CHAT - 3 
10:45am - 11:00amCONFERENCE BREAK 5
 
11:00am - 11:55amChildhood Stress and Trauma: Childhood Stress and Trauma
Location: PAPER PRESENTATION 3
PAPER PRESENTATION 3 
11:00am - 11:55amEnhancing Children and Young People's Well-being in the Caribbean
Location: ROUNDTABLE 8
ROUNDTABLE 8 
11:00am - 11:55amExploring Women's Mental Health: Exploring Womens's Mental Health
Location: INTERACTIVE CHAT - 4
INTERACTIVE CHAT - 4 
11:00am - 11:55amLGBTQ Mental Health Models: LGBTQ and Mental Health Models and Methods
Location: SYMPOSIUM 4
Session Chair: Wayne Carlton Etheridge, Island Therapy Solutions, United States of America
Session Chair: Kai Andito Damali Morgan, CRCP 2020, Jamaica
Session Chair: Craig McNally, University of Technology, Jamaica, Jamaica
Session Chair: Troy Schuster, AARP Virgin Islands, Virgin Islands, U.S.
SYMPOSIUM 4 
11:00am - 11:55amWholistic Wellness for Caribbean Helping Professionals: The Hows and Whys
Location: ROUNDTABLE 9
ROUNDTABLE 9 
12:00pm - 1:25pmLUNCH BREAK | STUDENT SESSIONS 2
 
12:30pm - 1:25pmMentoring Session #3: Mentoring Session #4- Preparing for a Faculty Position in Psychology: The Caribbean and Diasporic Reality - Mentors: Dr. Levette Scott Dr. Michael Campbell
Location: Virtual Mentoring Session #3
Session Chair: Alisa Viola Alvis, St. George's University, Grenada
Virtual Mentoring Session #3 
12:30pm - 1:25pmMentoring Session #4: Mentoring Session #4 - Thriving as Women in Psychology: Voices from the Caribbean and The Diaspora - Mentors: Terese Millet Joseph Polli Hagenaars Ms. Kara Lord
Location: Virtual Mentoring Session #4
Session Chair: Mia Amour Jules, The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados
Virtual Mentoring Session #4 
12:30pm - 1:25pmMentoring Session #5: Mentoring Session #5 - Preparing for a Position as a Clinical Psychologist: A Caribbean and Diasporic Perspective: Mentors: Victoria Siewnarine-Geelalsingh Dr. Wayne Etheridge Dr. Jeff Matherson Cadichon Dr. Cheril Thompson
Location: Virtual Mentoring Session #5
Session Chair: Zina V. Peters, Hospital, United States of America
Virtual Mentoring Session #5 
12:30pm - 1:25pmMentoring Session #6: Mentoring Session #6- Preparing for Graduate School in the Caribbean and Abroad - Mentors: Regina Apparicio Yanase Figaro Jodi Charvis Cherelle Palmer Cherelle Palmer
Location: Virtual Mentoring Session #6
Session Chair: Natacha Janac, Albizu University, United States of America
Virtual Mentoring Session #6 
1:30pm - 2:45pmCaribbean Culturalism/Lingualism: Multiculturalism / Multilingualism in the Caribbean - Presenters: Serge Madhere - Resilience and Cultural Leverage: Toward a Psychology for Nation Building Yvanska Duarte-Velez - Working with Latinx Youth with Suicidality: Navigating Culture
Location: PLENARY 3
PLENARY 3 
2:45pm - 3:00pmCONFERENCE BREAK 6
 
3:00pm - 3:55pmSocial, Societal and Physical Health Factors in Cognitive Aging
Location: SYMPOSIUM 5
Session Chair: Aletha Baumann, University of the Virgin Islands, Virgin Islands, U.S.
Session Chair: Karin Schon, Boston University School of Medicine, United States of America
SYMPOSIUM 5 
3:00pm - 3:55pmStudents & Early Career: Students & Early Career Professionals Roundtable Discussion: Psychology Issues in the Caribbean - Presenters: Elizabeth Louis, PsychD Shanah Bannis, BSC Zina Peters, PhD
Location: ROUNDTABLE 10
Session Chair: Esprene Liddell-Quintyn, University of Miami, United States of America
ROUNDTABLE 10 
3:00pm - 3:55pmTrauma, Mental Health,Resilience: Trauma, Mental Health & Resilience in Haiti
Location: INVITED PANEL 2
INVITED PANEL 2 
4:00pm - 4:55pmAddressing the Trauma of Undocumented Immigrants
Location: ROUNDTABLE 11
ROUNDTABLE 11 
4:00pm - 4:55pmCovid Mental Health Treatments: Covid Mental Health Treatment and Cultural Impacts
Location: INVITED PANEL 3
INVITED PANEL 3 
4:00pm - 4:55pmImpacts of Historical Trauma: Impacts of Historical Trauma on Caribbean Populations
Location: ROUNDTABLE 12
ROUNDTABLE 12 
4:00pm - 4:55pmUse of Creative Arts to Address Trauma in Children
Location: ROUNDTABLE 13
ROUNDTABLE 13 
4:00pm - 6:00pmCANPA GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Location: CANPA General Assembly
CANPA General Assembly 
5:30pm - 7:30pmStudent Early Career Social: Early Scholars Committee: Student and Early Career Professionals Social H
Location: VIRTUAL SESSION
VIRTUAL SESSION 
Date: Friday, 19/Nov/2021
7:30am - 8:00amBUSH TEA IN DE MAHNIN 2
 
8:00am - 9:30amCaribbean Health & Wellbeing: Enhancing Caribbean Health and Wellbeing - Presenters: Katija Khan Eliseo Perez-Stable
Location: PLENARY 4
PLENARY 4 
9:30am - 9:45amCONFERENCE BREAK 7
 
9:45am - 10:45amChild & Family Traumatic Stress: The Child and Family Traumatic Stress Intervention: An Overview - Presenter: Kimberley Ho Misiaszek
Location: ROUNDTABLE
ROUNDTABLE 
9:45am - 10:45amHousehold Needs in St. Croix after Maria
Location: ROUNDTABLE 14
ROUNDTABLE 14 
9:45am - 10:45amModels of Disaster Response: Models of Disaster Response
Location: PAPER PRESENTATION 4
PAPER PRESENTATION 4 
9:45am - 10:45amPOSTERS 2: POSTER SESSION 2
Location: POSTER INTERACTIVE CHAT 2
POSTER INTERACTIVE CHAT 2 
9:45am - 10:45amTrauma Treatment & Interventions: Trauma Treatments and Interventions
Location: INVITED PANEL 4
INVITED PANEL 4 
10:45am - 11:00amCONFERENCE BREAK 8
 
11:00am - 11:55amFemale Perpetrators of IPV & Impact of COVID 19
Location: ROUNDTABLE 15
ROUNDTABLE 15 
11:00am - 11:55amHuman Rights Psychology: Human Rights & Psychology in Local & Global Context
Location: INVITED PANEL 5
INVITED PANEL 5 
11:00am - 11:55amResearch on Health Wellbeing
Location: INTERACTIVE CHAT - 5
INTERACTIVE CHAT - 5 
11:00am - 11:55amTraditional Healing/Spirituality: Traditional Healing and Spirituality
Location: PAPER PRESENTATION 5
PAPER PRESENTATION 5 
11:00am - 11:55amUrban Trauma in the Caribbean
Location: ROUNDTABLE 16
ROUNDTABLE 16 
12:00pm - 1:25pmLUNCH BREAK | STUDENT SESSIONS 3
 
12:30pm - 1:25pmMentoring Session #7: Mentoring Session #7 - Surviving and Thriving as a Psychologist of Colour - Mentors: Dr. Charissa D. Pizarro Terese Millet Joseph
Location: Virtual Mentoring Session #7
Session Chair: Esprene Liddell-Quintyn, University of Miami, United States of America
Virtual Mentoring Session #7 
12:30pm - 1:25pmMentoring Session #8: Mentoring Session #8 - Starting and Running a Consultation Business: Experiences of Regional and Extra Regional Practitioners - Mentors: Alethia Cadore MA RP Dr. Alisa Alvis
Location: Virtual Mentoring Session #8
Session Chair: Mia Amour Jules, The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados
Virtual Mentoring Session #8 
12:30pm - 1:25pmMentoring Session #9: Mentoring Session #9 - Navigating an Early Career Profession within the Context of the Caribbean and the Diaspora - Mentors: Richard B. Adderley Deshane Gutierrez
Location: Virtual Mentoring Session #9
Session Chair: Donna-Maria Bradshaw Maynard, The University of the West Indies, Barbados
Virtual Mentoring Session #9 
1:30pm - 2:45pmPsychology Education & Training: Caribbean Psychology Education and Training - Presenters: Hector Adames - Problematizing and Disrupting a Raceless Latinidad in Psychology Mari-Luz Franco-Ortiz
Location: PLENARY 5
PLENARY 5 
2:45pm - 3:00pmCONFERENCE BREAK 9
 
3:00pm - 3:55pmCaribbean Innovations: Innovations in Caribbean Perspectives
Location: PAPER PRESENTATION 6
PAPER PRESENTATION 6 
3:00pm - 3:55pmLessons Learned: Engaging with Community Stakeholders to Address Health Disparities
Location: ROUNDTABLE 17
ROUNDTABLE 17 
3:00pm - 3:55pmNurturing and Educating for Resilience: Building the Community Connectome
Location: SYMPOSIUM 6
Session Chair: Jane Holmes Bernstein, Boston Children's Hospital, United States of America
SYMPOSIUM 6 
3:00pm - 3:55pmSustainability For Clinicians: A Mind/Body Approach
Location: ROUNDTABLE 18
ROUNDTABLE 18 
4:00pm - 4:55pmCLOSING CEREMONY
Location: CLOSING CEREMONY
CLOSING CEREMONY 
Date: Saturday, 20/Nov/2021
10:00am - 4:00pmCANPA EXECUTIVE COUNCIL
Location: CANPA Executive Council
CANPA Executive Council