Conference Agenda

Session Overview
 
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
 

Conducting Domestic Violence Research Using Community Based Participatory Action Research

Esprene Liddell-Quintyn

University of Miami

 
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
8:30am - 12:30pmPRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP 3: Supervision of Early Career Psychologists: Fundamentals for Caribbean Psychology - Presenter: Aida Jimenez
Location: 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
 

The Role of Psychology in Advancing EDI and Upending Racism

Vanessa Hintz

American Psychological Association, United States of America

 
1:00pm - 5:00pmPRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP 5: Cultivating Growth & Healing Through Play Therapy - Presenter: Dana Holtz
Location: PRE-CONFERENCE 5
6:00pm - 9:00pmWelcome Reception: Welcome Reception - Government House
Location: LIVE STREAM

 
Date: Wednesday, 17/Nov/2021
8:30am - 9:30amOpening Ceremony
Location: 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
 

The Response of Caribbean Professionals to Natural and Man-made Disasters

Angela Gordon Stair

Jamaica Red Cross, Jamaica

 
10:45am - 11:00amCONFERENCE BREAK 2
11:00am - 11:55amBasic Research on Children: Exploring Basic Research on Children
Location: INTERACTIVE CHAT -1
 

Validating A Developmental Checklist For Young Surinamese Children

Suzanne Pelgrim1, Ineke Oenema-Mostert2, Manon Sanches1, Alexander Minnaert2

1Anton de Kom University, Suriname; 2Rijksuniversiteit Groningen



Parenting Styles and Academic Achievement in Antigua and Barbuda

Terese Saundre Millet

Syracuse University, United States of America

 
11:00am - 11:55amNon-Western Views of Health: Non-Western Views of Health and Resilience
Location: PAPER PRESENTATION 1
 

Promoting Health And Well-Being: C.H.A.T. - A Transgenerational Trauma Healing Model

Karen Brown

Infinity Linc International, United States of America



Intergenerational Religious Parenting and Coping in Afro-Surinamese Families

Haidy Jennifer Maria Lie-A-Ling1, Pam H. Zuurbier1, Jaipaul L. Roopnarine2,3, Ramón L Lindauer4

1Department of Psychology, Anton de Kom University of Suriname, Paramaribo, Suriname; 2Department of Human Development and Family Sciences, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, USA; 3Institute for Graduate Studies and Research, Anton de Kom University of Suriname, Paramaribo, Suriname; 4Department of Child and Ynouth Psychiatry, Amsterdam Universitair Medisch Centrum, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands



Gender Differences in Resilience and Coping among Survivors 2010 Earthquake

Jean Kesnold Mesidor

Florida State University College of Medicine, United States of America

 
11:00am - 11:55amTelehealth to Deliver Diabetes-Care in the Caribbean: A Systematic Review
Location: ROUNDTABLE 1
 

Chair(s): Chimene Castor (Howard University, United States of America)

Presenter(s): Chimene Castor (Howard University, United States of America)

 
11:00am - 11:55amViolences Et Résilience Dans Deux Régions Françaises D'Amérique
Location: SYMPOSIUM 1
 

Chair(s): CONSTANCE LECONTE (CENTRE HOSPITALIER CAYENNE, French Guiana)

Discussant(s): Joëlle CHANDEY (Centre Hospitalier de Cayenne)

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

Traumatismes Et Violences : Résilience Dans Le Lien De Couple

Constance LECONTE
Centre Hospitalier de Cayenne

 

Violences Sexuelles Et Résilience Chez La Femme

Joëlle CHANDEY
Centre Hospitalier de Cayenne

 

La Femme Poto-mitan : Une Forme De Résilience ?

Marie-Gina LECONTE
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de la Guadeloupe

 
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
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
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
 

Literature as a Lifeline to History and Remedy for Disasters

Alscess Lewis-Brown

University of the Virgin Islands, Virgin Islands, U.S.



Urban Trauma in the Carribean

Maysa Akbar

American Psychological Association, United States of America

 
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)
3:00pm - 3:55pmCulture & Psychometrics: Culturally Competent Psychometrics
Location: PAPER PRESENTATION 2
 

The Dilemma of WEIRD IQ Testing in the Caribbean

Shara Zoe, Donna-Maria Bradshaw Maynard, Mia Jules

The University of the West Indies, Barbados



Psychometric Properties of the Haitian Creole Version of the PTGI

Jean Kesnold Mesidor, Arthur L Whaley

Florida State University College of Medicine, United States of America, Independent Consultant, USA



Measuring Behavior Patterns using Culturally Sensitive Questionnaires: A Mexican-American Sample

Ana L. Colunga-Marin, Glena L. Andrews

George Fox University, United States of America



Challenging old narratives-Creating new visions: Addressing Behavioral Problems in Children

Francine Conway

Rutgers University, United States of America

 
3:00pm - 3:55pmInterventions:Children & Youth: Interventions with Children and Youth
Location: INTERACTIVE CHAT - 2
 

Parent–Child Interaction Therapy: A Unique Approach to Child Discipline

Venese A Madden

Northern Caribbean Univerity, Jamaica



Development of an Intervention for Young Jamaicans who Abuse Substances

Patrice A. Reid, Hamish J. McLeod, Chris Williams

University of Glasgow, United Kingdom



Using Social Skills Instruction To Enhance Self-Regulation And Resiliency

Stephanie Yvonne Flood, Nichole Marie Williams

The Ohio State University, United States of America



The Lived experiences of Jamaican Youtube Family Vlog Channel Subscribers

Danya Shoya Tomlin

Northern Caribbean Univerisity, Jamaica

 
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
4:00pm - 5:00pmMental Health Research Funding Opportunities Within and Beyond Graduate School
Location: ROUNDTABLE 3
 

Chair(s): Elizabeth Farrah Louis (Fogarty Fellow, United States of America)

Presenter(s): Elizabeth Farrah Louis (Fogarty Fellow, USA)

 
4:00pm - 5:00pmYouth Friendly Societies; Elevating Child and Youth Wellbeing Through Crisis
Location: ROUNDTABLE 4
 

Chair(s): Kerriann Marie Peart (Nova Southeastern University, United States of America)

Presenter(s): Kerriann Marie Peart (Nova Southeastern University)

 
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

 
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
 

Lespiki Mi (Respect Me) Vulnerable Populations' Experience With Stigma/Discrimination

Carla Alma Bakboord

Women's Rights Centre/Institute for Women, Gender& Development Studie s, Suriname

 
9:30am - 9:45amCONFERENCE BREAK 4
9:45am - 10:45amExperiences of Gay Afro-Caribbean Male Immigrants in the US
Location: ROUNDTABLE 5
 

Chair(s): Alfonso Llewellyn Ferguson (Montclair State University, United States of America)

Presenter(s): Alfonso Llewellyn Ferguson (Montclair State University)

 
9:45am - 10:45amHelp-Seeking Attitudes and Behaviours: Implications for Caribbean Health and Wellness
Location: ROUNDTABLE 6
 

Chair(s): Wendy Greenidge (Lamar University, United States of America)

Presenter(s): Wendy Greenidge (Lamar University)

 
9:45am - 10:45amPolitical and Internalized Oppression During Trujillo’s Dictatorship: The Unheard Voices
Location: ROUNDTABLE 7
 

Chair(s): Charissa Denise Pizarro (Charissa D. Pizarro, Psy. D. Psychological Services LLC, United States of America)

Presenter(s): Charissa D Pizarro (Charissa D. Pizarro, Psy. D. Psychological Services LLC)

 
9:45am - 10:45amPOSTERS 1: POSTER SESSION 1
Location: POSTER INTERACTIVE CHAT 1
 

Behavioural Measurement In Non-US settings – The NIH Toolbox

Jane Holmes Bernstein1, Deborah Hinds2, Farid F. Youssef3

1Boston Children's Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America; 2Department of Behavioural Sciences, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad & Tobago;; 3Department of Preclinical Sciences, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad & Tobago



Relationship Between Emotional Intelligence And Academic Achievement Among Undergraduate Students

Regina Amelia Apparicio

University of the West Indies, Mona Campus



Building A Child Friendly World

Matthew Nyron Batson

The Soyle Agency, Trinidad and Tobago



Caribbean Parenting Dimensions and Behavioral, Cognitive and Socioemotional Developmental Outcomes

Shanah Bannis, Aletha Baumann

University of the Virgin Islands, Virgin Islands, U.S.



"Recollections of Childhood Parentification, Caretaking Roles, and Acculturation in Jamaican-Americans"

Michelle Codner

William James College, United States of America



The Three Pillars of Safe and Supportive Schools

Philip J. Lazarus

Florida International University, United States of America



Représentations, Femme Et Maladie Mentale En Contexte Haïtien

Vinson Bradley Noel

Centre de Recherche et d'Intervention en Suivi Communautaire, CRISC, Haiti



Maternal Education and the Self-esteem and Academic Performance of Adolescents

Shaye Ann G. Campbell-Mosquera

Northern Caribbean University, Jamaica

 
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
 

Chair(s): Tamare P. Piersaint (California University of Pennsylvania, United States of America)

Discussant(s): Tamare Piersaint (California University of Pennsylvania)

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

Understanding Gender Roles in Haitian Society

Yven Destin
Charlotte Country Day School

 

Is There Classism in Haiti?

Dillon Shash
California University of Pennsylvania

 

Cultural Norms: Seeing Haitian Women

Pericles Tima
Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary

 

Embracing Mental Health in Haiti

Tamare Piersaint
California University of Pennsylvania

 
9:45am - 10:45amWellness Models of Mental Health: Wellness Models of Mental Health Intervention
Location: INTERACTIVE CHAT - 3
 

The Role of Psychocultural Factors in Employee Wellness Programme Engagement

Cheryl Antoinette Cadogan McClean

University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados



Continuum Model of Investment in Mentorship: Beyond Traditional Mentoring Relationships

Lystra Huggins

Medgar Evers College, CUNY, United States of America



Substance Abuse Treatments in the Caribbean: A Systematic Review

Patrice Anika Reid, Hamish J. McLeod, Chris Williams

University of Glasgow, United Kingdom

 
10:45am - 11:00amCONFERENCE BREAK 5
11:00am - 11:55amChildhood Stress and Trauma: Childhood Stress and Trauma
Location: PAPER PRESENTATION 3
 

An Examination of Hurricane Experience, Symptomology, and Coping in Children

Nicolette Lurissa Cutright1, Laura D Pittman2, Jaqueline Pabis2

1Insight Psychological Services, Virgin Islands, U.S.; 2Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL, U.S.



Children’s Human Capabilities and Child Maltreatment

Clementia Eugene1, Tobi Graafsma2, Manon Sanches3

1University of Aruba, Aruba (The Netherlands); 2Anton de Kom University of Suriname; 3Anton de Kom University of Suriname



Grenada Landscape Assessment: Mapping Existing Systems To Address Developmental Delays

Barbara Landon1,2, Randall Waechter1,2, Donnette Narine2, Kemi S. Burgen2, Rashida Isaac2, Lauren Orlando1

1St. George's University, True Blue, Grenada, West Indies; 2Windward Islands Research and Education Foundation (WINDREF), True Blue, Grenada, West Indies



Postpartum Depression And Other Perinatal Emotional Complications In The Caribbean

Shari-Ann Heather James1, Taromi Lourdes Joseph2

1Perinatal Wellness & Psychological Services, United States of America; 2Independent Filmmaker

 
11:00am - 11:55amEnhancing Children and Young People's Well-being in the Caribbean
Location: ROUNDTABLE 8
 

Chair(s): Penelope (Penny) Louise Moore (University College London, United Kingdom)

Presenter(s): Penny Moore (UCL)

 
11:00am - 11:55amExploring Women's Mental Health: Exploring Womens's Mental Health
Location: INTERACTIVE CHAT - 4
 

Caribbean Faculty Women of Color: Successfully Navigating U.S. Universities

Nivischi Ngozi Edwards1, Ann Shillingford Butler2, Malaika Edwards3, Letitia Browne James4, Elisa Niles5

1Liberty University, United States of America (USA); 2University of Central Florida, USA; 3University of Houston, USA; 4Adler University, USA; 5Walden University, USA



Mental Health of Black Women Immigrants in the United States

Ceewin N Louder

University of Miami, United States of America



Caribbean Countries: Lessons From African Countries Reframing Mental Health Care

Elizabeth Farrah Louis

Fogarty Fellow, United States of America



Telehealth Attitudes among U.S. American and Caribbean Women with HIV

Lunthita M. Duthely1, Cassandra Michel2, Mara M. Chavannes1, William Billings1

1University of Miami School of Medicine, United States of America; 2University of Miami, United States of America

 
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.
 

The Lived Experiences Of LGB College Students In Jamaica

Craig McNally

University of Technology, Jamaica, Jamaica

 
11:00am - 11:55amWholistic Wellness for Caribbean Helping Professionals: The Hows and Whys
Location: ROUNDTABLE 9
 

Chair(s): Wendy Greenidge (Lamar University, United States of America)

Presenter(s): Wendy Greenidge (Lamar University)

 
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
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
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
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
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
 

Resilience and Cultural Leverage: Toward a Psychology for Nation Building

Serge Madhere

Howard University / Desstof R&D, Haiti



Working with Latinx Youth with Suicidality: Navigating Cultures and Languages

Yovanska Duarte Velez

Bradley Hospital and Brown University, United States of America

 
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
 

Chair(s): Aletha Baumann (University of the Virgin Islands, Virgin Islands, U.S.), Karin Schon (Boston University School of Medicine)

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

Race/Ethnicity and Neuroimaging Biomarkers in Middle- and Older-Aged Adults

Indira Turney, Patrick J. Lao, Miguel Arce Rentería, Jennifer J. Manly, Adam M, Brickman
Columbia University Medical Center

 

Social Discrimination Correlates with Greater Amygdala Function and Functional Connectivity

Uraina Clark, Evan R. Miller, Rachel R. Hegde
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

 

Perceived Social Discrimination and Hippocampal and Amygdala Volume

Michael Rosario, Karin Schon, Amara Ayoub
Boston University School of Medicine

 

Are Mood and Resilience Associated with Older Adults' Subjective Memory?

Alexanne Carr, Aletha Baumann
University of the Virgin Islands

 

Older Adults’ Racial Discrimination, Subjective Social Status and Semantic Fluency

Azriel Williams, Aletha Baumann
University of the Virgin Islands

 
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
3:00pm - 3:55pmTrauma, Mental Health,Resilience: Trauma, Mental Health & Resilience in Haiti
Location: INVITED PANEL 2
 

Psychology Education And Training Approaches: Haiti's Case Study 2004-2020

Rene Jr Domersant

Ministry of Public Healthand Population, Haití



Long-term PTSD Symptoms And Resilience Among 2010 Haiti Earthquake Survivors

Jeff Matherson Cadichon1,2,3

1State University of Haiti; 2Notre-Dame University of Haiti; 3Nadege, Inc. - Haiti

 
4:00pm - 4:55pmAddressing the Trauma of Undocumented Immigrants
Location: ROUNDTABLE 11
 

Chair(s): Charissa Denise Pizarro (Charissa D. Pizarro, Psy. D. psychological Services LLC, United States of America)

Presenter(s): Charissa D Pizarro (Charissa D. Pizarro, Psy. D. Psychological Services LLC)

 
4:00pm - 4:55pmCovid Mental Health Treatments: Covid Mental Health Treatment and Cultural Impacts
Location: INVITED PANEL 3
 

Psychologists' Experience of Support to ICU Personnel in Suriname

Maja Inessa Heijmans-Goedschalk1,2,3

1Caribbean Employee Assistance Program Provders (CARE), Suriname; 2Anton de Kom University of Suriname; 3FrimanGron Heathcenter Plus, Suriname



Psychologic Practice With Patients Afflicted By Covid19 In Hospital, Martinique

Victor Lina

Association des Psychologues de la Martinique, Martinique (France)



Remote Acculturation and COVID-19

Gail Ferguson

University of Minnesota, USA

 
4:00pm - 4:55pmImpacts of Historical Trauma: Impacts of Historical Trauma on Caribbean Populations
Location: ROUNDTABLE 12
 

Impacts of Historical Trauma on Caribbean Populations

Chair(s): Keisha Ross (St. Louis VA)

Presenter(s): Keisha Ross (St. Louis VA)

 
4:00pm - 4:55pmUse of Creative Arts to Address Trauma in Children
Location: ROUNDTABLE 13
 

Chair(s): Ann Shillingford (University of Central Florida, United States of America)

Presenter(s): Kent Butler (UCF), Nivischi Edwards (Liberty University), Evadne Ngazimbi (East Central Universtiy)

 
4:00pm - 6:00pmCANPA GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Location: CANPA General Assembly
5:30pm - 7:30pmStudent Early Career Social: Early Scholars Committee: Student and Early Career Professionals Social H
Location: 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
 

'You Alright?': Threats And Safeguards For Caribbean Wellbeing during COVID-19

Katija Khan

University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago

 
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
9:45am - 10:45amHousehold Needs in St. Croix after Maria
Location: ROUNDTABLE 14
 

Chair(s): Michael Harry Campbell (University of the West Indies--Cave Hill, United States of America), Noemi White (Sunshine Early Stimulation Centre, Barbados)

Presenter(s): Haley Cutler (St. Croix Foundation for Community Development), Rita Dudley-Grant (Private Practice/CANPA), Natalie Greaves (University of the West Indies--Cave Hill)

 
9:45am - 10:45amModels of Disaster Response: Models of Disaster Response
Location: PAPER PRESENTATION 4
 

“Be Prepared”: Disasters and Implications for Caribbean Psychology Education

Alisa Viola Alvis

St. George's University, Grenada



Utilizing the Five Elements of Crisis Intervention Following Natural Disasters

Philip J. Lazarus

Florida International University, United States of America



Infusing Cultural Competency in Emergency Responses for Multicultural Communities

Yuleinys Castillo1, Suzanne Maniss2

1California State University, Fresno, United States of America; 2University of Texas Rio Grande Valley



#WeGatchu - A Community Response to Hurricane Dorian

Niambi Francese Hall-Campbell Dean

University of The Bahamas, Bahamas, The

 
9:45am - 10:45amPOSTERS 2: POSTER SESSION 2
Location: POSTER INTERACTIVE CHAT 2
 

Measurement of Ego Resiliency in Barbados

Michael Harry Campbell1, Jill Gromer2, Donna-Maria Maynard1, Maisha K. Emmanuel1

1University of the West Indies--Cave Hill, Barbados; 2Florida State University, USA



Senior Psychologists in Puerto Rico: contributions to academia, science, practice

FRANCES Boulon

University of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico (U.S.)



Natural Disasters and Predictors of the Transition to College

Joy Grant, Elizabeth Jaeger

University of The Virgin Islands



Childhood Maltreatment and Teen Dating Violence in St. Croix, USVI

Berlina Wallace-Berube, Aletha Baumann

University of the Virgin Islands



The implementation of Psychosocial Capacity Building strengthens communities after disasters.

Miriam Desgazon

Smith College School of Social Work, United States of America



Lived Experiences of Ghanaian Adults Supporting Youth in Marginalized Communities

Lynn Holmes Miles

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology



Music In The Lives Of Adults With Dementia

Amber Martinez Smith (PhD)1, Sharon Kim Dyall (MA)2

1Trauma & Resiliency International Child Welfare, USA; 2Bertram Collins College of the Public Service, Guyana

 
9:45am - 10:45amTrauma Treatment & Interventions: Trauma Treatments and Interventions
Location: INVITED PANEL 4
 

Evidence Based Psychotherapies for Adult PTSD

Nnamdi Pole

Smith College, United States of America



Wellness Wednesdays : VI Program Post Irmaria via Radio and Podcasts

Marilyn Andrea Braithwaite-Hall

CRCP2020, Virgin Islands, U.S.



Interpersonal Trauma And Macro Interventions

Dara Hamilton

The University of the Virgin Islands, Virgin Islands, U.S.

 
10:45am - 11:00amCONFERENCE BREAK 8
11:00am - 11:55amFemale Perpetrators of IPV & Impact of COVID 19
Location: ROUNDTABLE 15
 

Chair(s): Dominique Eugene (HBNU Fogarty and ISI Fielding Graduate University, United States of America)

Presenter(s): Dominique Eugene (HBNU Fogarty and ISI Fielding Graduate University)

 
11:00am - 11:55amHuman Rights Psychology: Human Rights & Psychology in Local & Global Context
Location: INVITED PANEL 5
 

Poverty and Human Rights

Rosie Phillips Davis

University Of Memphis, United States of America



USVI Children and Youth Task Force: Model for Community Resilience

Carla Sharon Perkins, Dr. Celia Victor, Dr. Micah Frett

USVI Children and Youth Task Force, United States of America



Psychology And Fundamental Human Rights: Reflections On A Covid-19 Year

Polli Hagenaars

Private Practice C5, Netherlands, The

 
11:00am - 11:55amResearch on Health Wellbeing
Location: INTERACTIVE CHAT - 5
 

Intimate Partner Homicide-Suicide: At-risk Factors and Implications for Mental Healthcare

Audrey Marie Pottinger1, Nickiesha Passard2, Althea Bailey3

1The University of the West Indies, Jamaica; 2University of Technology, Jamaica; 3The University of the West Indies, Jamaica



Cyberbullying and University Students

Leann Marissa Kendall

University of Guyana, Guyana



Moving Toward Trauma-informed Addiction Treatment in Barbados: An Exploratory Study

Jerine Griffith

The Substance Abuse Foundation Inc., Barbados



Project 'Calypso': Enabling the Barbadian Deaf Community to be 'Heard'

Penelope {Penny} Louise Moore

University College London, United Kingdom

 
11:00am - 11:55amTraditional Healing/Spirituality: Traditional Healing and Spirituality
Location: PAPER PRESENTATION 5
 

African Traditional Practices for Restoring the Psychological Well-Being

Marcia Sutherland

University at Albany, United States of America



Shame, Culture and Wellbeing: An African Perspective

Erhabor Sunday IDEMUDIA

North-West University, South Africa

 
11:00am - 11:55amUrban Trauma in the Caribbean
Location: ROUNDTABLE 16
 

Chair(s): Maysa Akbar (Urban Trauma)

Presenter(s): Maysa Akbar (Urban Trauma)

 
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
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
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
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
 

Beyond Colorism: Race and Racism in Education in Puerto Rico

Mariluz Franco-Ortiz

University of Puerto Rico Cayey, Puerto Rico (U.S.)



Problematizing and Disrupting a Raceless Latinidad in Psychology

Hector Adames

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

 
2:45pm - 3:00pmCONFERENCE BREAK 9
3:00pm - 3:55pmCaribbean Innovations: Innovations in Caribbean Perspectives
Location: PAPER PRESENTATION 6
 

Promoting Tourism Through The Cultural Heritage As A Psychology Response

Abner Fils Septembre

Rebâti Santé Mentale, Haiti



The Psychology of Caribbean Migration: Situated Contexts, Commonalities and Challenges

Christine Haytha Descartes1, Priya Elizabeth Maharaj2

1The University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago; 2Gulf View Medical Centre, Trinidad and Tobago



Teacher’s Computer Self-efficacy and Technology Use: The Impact of COVID-19

Shani Shillingford

Dominica State College, Dominica

 
3:00pm - 3:55pmLessons Learned: Engaging with Community Stakeholders to Address Health Disparities
Location: ROUNDTABLE 17
 

Chair(s): Caravella McCuistian (University of California, San Francisco), Kathy Burlew (University of Cincinnati)

Presenter(s): Kathy Burlew (University of Cincinnati), Caravella McCuistian (University of California, San Francisco), Danni Lanaway (University of Cincinnati)

 
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
 

Chair(s): Jane Holmes Bernstein (Boston Children's Hospital, United States of America)

Discussant(s): Jane Holmes Bernstein (Boston Children's Hospital, United States of America & Tobago)

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

The Role of the Community Center

Allyson Hamel-Smith
Cotton Tree Foundation, Trinidad & Tobago

 

Building Resilience to Trauma

Karen Moore, Julie Peters
Franciscan Institute Trauma Team, Trinidad & Tobago

 

The Educator as Change Leader

Elizabeth Crouch
School Leadership Center, Trinidad & Tobago Tobago

 

Developing a Service Learning Program

Ferne Pinard, Jane Holmes Bernstein
Boston Children's Hospital

 
3:00pm - 3:55pmSustainability For Clinicians: A Mind/Body Approach
Location: ROUNDTABLE 18
 

Chair(s): Francine Kelley (Chicago BodyMind Wellness Studio, United States of America)

Presenter(s): Francine Kelley (Chicago BodyMind Wellness Studio)

 
4:00pm - 4:55pmCLOSING CEREMONY
Location: CLOSING CEREMONY

 
Date: Saturday, 20/Nov/2021
10:00am - 4:00pmCANPA EXECUTIVE COUNCIL
Location: CANPA Executive Council