Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Date: Tuesday, 16/Nov/2021
8:30am
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12:30pm
PRE-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 WORKSHOP 3: Supervision of Early Career Psychologists: Fundamentals for Caribbean Psychology - Presenter: Aida Jimenez
Location: PRE-CONFERENCE 3
9:00am
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5:00pm
PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP 1: Building Communities of Care inthe Caribbean: Competencies in Disaster Mental Health Management - Presenter: Peter Weller
Location: PRE-CONFERENCE 1
1:00pm
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5:00pm
PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP 4: Urban Violence & Trauma Recovery - Presenter: Maysa Akbar
Location: PRE-CONFERENCE 4
Chair: Maysa Akbar, American Psychological Association, United States of America
PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP 5: Cultivating Growth & Healing Through Play Therapy - Presenter: Dana Holtz
Location: PRE-CONFERENCE 5
6:00pm
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9:00pm
Welcome Reception: Welcome Reception - Government House
Location: LIVE STREAM
Date: Wednesday, 17/Nov/2021
8:30am
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9:30am
Opening Ceremony
Location: OPENING CEREMONY
9:30am
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9:35am
CONFERENCE BREAK 1
9:35am
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10:45am
Keynote Address: Presenter 1: Jose Palma-Oliveira -Predicting Communities Resilience in a Changing Climate: A Human History of Stress & Coping; Presenter 2: Angela Gordon Stair - Caribbean Resilience: The Response of Caribbean Professionals to Natural & Man-made Disasters
Location: KEYNOTE ADDRESS
10:45am
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11:00am
CONFERENCE BREAK 2
11:00am
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11:55am
Basic Research on Children: Exploring Basic Research on Children
Location: INTERACTIVE CHAT -1
 

Validating A Developmental Checklist For Young Surinamese Children

Suzanne Pelgrim

Anton de Kom University, Suriname



Parenting Styles and Academic Achievement in Antigua and Barbuda

Terese Saundre Millet

Syracuse University, United States of America



Adolescent Stress, Coping and Wellbeing

Winzy Kadar Adams

The University of The West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago



Factors Predicting Behavioral Problems And Resilience Among Curaçaon Youth

Agnes de Lima1, Joan van Horn2, Roeland Thomas3, Geert-Jan Stams4

1: University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands/ Caribbean Medical University Curacao/ Forensic Centre Teylingereind, the Netherlands; 2: The Forensic Care Specialists, de Waag; The Netherlands; 3: Caribean Medical University Curacao; 4: University of Amsterdam

Maroonage Responses to Disasters of Dem Crazy Baldheads
Location: ROUNDTABLE 1
 

Chair(s): Mark A. Bolden (Bowie State University, United States of America), Otis Williams III (Bowie State University)

Presenter(s): Amari Johnson (Temple University), Grace Sanders-Johnson (University of Pennsylvania), Kofi LeNiles (Howard University), Kmt Shockley (Howard University), Jared Ball (Morgan State University), Deidre Anglin-Roper (The City College of New York)

Non-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



Costs of an Individualized Conceptualization of “resilience” for Black Barbadians

Sadie Kenreen Goddard-Durant, Jeffery Yen

University of Guelph, Canada



"Typical Caribbean Parenting": 'Resilience' Implications in an Anti-Black Racist Context

Sadie Kenreen Goddard-Durant, Andrea Doucet

Brock University, Canada



Shame, Culture and Wellbeing: An African Perspective

Erhabor Sunday IDEMUDIA

North-West University, South Africa

Telehealth to Deliver Diabetes-Care in the Caribbean: A Systematic Review
Location: ROUNDTABLE 2
 

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

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

Violences 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
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1:25pm
LUNCH BREAK | STUDENT SESSIONS 1
12:30pm
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1:25pm
Mentoring Session #1: Mentoring Session #1- Different Career Options with a Psychology Degree in the Caribbean and Abroad - Panelists:      
Location: Virtual Mentoring Session #1
Chair: Esprene Liddell-Quintyn, University of Miami, United States of America
Mentoring Session #2: Mentoring Session #2- Maintaining your Caribbean Identity while Living Abroad - Panelist:       
Location: Virtual Mentoring Session #2
Chair: Elizabeth Farrah Louis, Fogarty Fellow, United States of America
Mentoring Session #3: Mentoring Session #3 Publishing in the Caribbean Journal of Psychology: Do’s and Don’ts for Beginners - Panelist: 
Location: Virtual Mentoring Session #3
   
1:30pm
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2:45pm
Caribbean Psych Perspectives: Historical and Current Perspectives in Caribbean Psychology - Presenter 1: Alscess Lewis-Brown; Presenter 2: Maysa Akbar - Urban Trauma in The Caribbean.
Location: PLENARY 1
2:45pm
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3:00pm
CONFERENCE BREAK 3
3:00pm
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3:55pm
Cross-Border Telepsychology: Cross-Border Telepsychology: Regional Perspectives to Inform a Global Psychological Framework - International Union of Psychological Sciences (IUPsyS) - Chair: Ava Thompson
Location: SYMPOSIUM 2
Culturally Responsive Interventions For Male Survivors Of Childhood Sexual Trauma
Location: ROUNDTABLE 3
 

Chair(s): Damon Chambers (Walden University, United States of America)

Presenter(s): Damon Chambers (Walden University)

Culture & 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

Interventions: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

Training Caribbean Psychologists in Social Justice: Social Revolution or Reproduction?
Location: ROUNDTABLE 4
 

Chair(s): Alisa Alvis (St. George's University, Grenada), Arlette M Herry (St. George's University)

Presenter(s): Barbara Landon (St. George's University), Akasha Saunders (St. George's University), Donnette Narine (St. George's University)

4:00pm
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5:00pm
Covid Disparities Response: Covid in the Caribbean: Psychology's Response to Health Inequities, Disparities and Disbeliefs - Presenters:Jennifer Kelly, Frank Worrel
Location: INVITED PANEL 1
Disasters And Resilience
Location: ROUNDTABLE 5
 

Chair(s): Linda A Salvucci (Fisher & Associates, LLC, United States of America), Birgit M Fisher (Fisher & Associates, LLC)

Presenter(s): Megan Swaby (The Mico University), Noreen Caldwell (Calsouthern University)

Mental Health Research Funding Opportunities Within and Beyond Graduate School
Location: ROUNDTABLE 6
 

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

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

Youth Friendly Societies; Elevating Child and Youth Wellbeing Through Crisis
Location: ROUNDTABLE 7
 

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

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

 
6:00pm
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9:00pm
Community Forum: Community Forum - Returning us to ourselves: Common History, Common Culture, Common Healing - Presenters: Namonyah Soipan; Chester Copemann; Olaf Hendericks
Location: LIVE STREAM
Chair: Dara Hamilton, The University of the Virgin Islands, Virgin Islands, U.S.
Chair: Guerda Nicolas, University of Miami, United States of America
Date: Thursday, 18/Nov/2021
7:30am
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8:00am
BUSH TEA IN DE MAHNIN 1
8:00am
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9:30am
Facing Challenges in Psychology: Facing New Challenges in Psychology - Presenter 1: Matthew Smith - Gone: Violence, Memory, and Mental Health in Jamaica’s History; Presenter 2: Carla Bakboord - Women’s Issues New Challenges
Location: PLENARY 2
9:30am
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9:45am
CONFERENCE BREAK 4
9:45am
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10:45am
Experiences of Gay Afro-Caribbean Male Immigrants in the US
Location: ROUNDTABLE 8
 

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

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

Help-Seeking Attitudes and Behaviours: Implications for Caribbean Health and Wellness
Location: ROUNDTABLE 9
 

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

Presenter(s): Wendy Greenidge (Lamar University)

Political and Internalized Oppression During Trujillo’s Dictatorship: The Unheard Voices
Location: ROUNDTABLE 10
 

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)

POSTERS 1: POSTER SESSION 1
Location: POSTER INTERACTIVE CHAT 1
 

Correlates of Meal-Plan Adherence Among Hispanic Caribbean Adolescents with Diabetes

Eduardo Cumba-Aviles1, Luz Alba Ruiz-Sanchez2, Francisco Nieves-Rivera2

1: University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus; 2: University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus



Caepd Multidisciplinary Sport Psychology Group with a Systemic Theoretical Perspective

fernando josé aybar-soltero

Universidad de Puerto Rico, Porto Rico



The Experience Lived after Hurricane María: Study on Couple Resilience

Ruth Nina-Estrella

Universidad de Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico (U.S.)



Behavioural Measurement In Non-US settings – The NIH Toolbox

Jane Holmes Bernstein1, Deborah Hinds2, Farid F. Youssef3

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



A Smartphone-based Intervention to Buffer Negative Effects of Perceived Discrimination

Nina Parvizi1, Julie Spencer-Rodgers2

1: University of California, Santa Barbara; 2: Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, United States of America



Building A Child Friendly World

Matthew Nyron Batson

The Soyle Agency, Trinidad and Tobago



God Is A Vincy

Odelia Clarissa Ezer Thomas1,4, Intan Islamia2,4, Immanuel Yosua3,4, Shujen Lee Chang4

1: Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; 2: Raden Intan State Islamic Univeristy of Lampung, Indonesia; 3: Atma JayaCatholic University of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia; 4: Asia University, Taichung, Taiwan



Caribbean Parenting Dimensions and Behavioral, Cognitive and Socioemotional Developmental Outcomes

Shanah Bannis, Aletha Baumann

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

Poto Mitan Finding the Strength Within: D.V. in Haitian Homes
Location: SYMPOSIUM 3
 

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

Wellness Models of Mental Health: Wellness Models of Mental Health Intervention
Location: INTERACTIVE CHAT - 3
 

Addressing Culturally Deep-rooted Stigma and Discrimination: A Social Media Campaign

Krystal Cherece Da Breo

Fielding Graduate University, Santa Barbra



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

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

Our Role Before and After Human Disasters: The Armadale Fire

Alexis Lumsden Goffe

JaMinn Link, United States of America



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

Nicolette Lurissa Cutright1, Laura D Pittman2, Jaqueline Pabis2

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



Childhood Exposure to Political Violence and Adult Post-traumatic Growth

Moshe Zeidner1,2, Shlomzi Kampler2

1: University of Haifa, Israel; 2: Tel-Hai Academic College, Israel

Enhancing Children and Young People's Well-being in the Caribbean
Location: ROUNDTABLE 11
 

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

Presenter(s): Penny Moore (UCL)

Exploring Women's Mental Health: Exploring Womens's Mental Health
Location: INTERACTIVE CHAT - 4
 

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Overcoming Insomnia in Breast Cancer Survivors

Jennifer Morales-Cruz1, Brian Gonzalez2, Cristina Peña-Vargas1, Grace Soto-López1, Vanessa Ortiz-Rosado1

1: Ponce Health Sciences University, Puerto Rico (U.S.); 2: Moffit Cancer Center, Tampa Florida (U.S.)



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

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

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

LGBTQ Mental Health Models: LGBTQ and Mental Health Models and Methods - Presenters: Craig McNally - The Lived Experiences of LGB College Students in Jamaica, Lindsey Ethridge - Strategies to Support the Mental Health Needs of LGBTQ Youth, Leslie Raymer
Location: SYMPOSIUM 4
Chair: Wayne Carlton Etheridge, Island Therapy Solutions, United States of America
Chair: Kai Andito Damali Morgan, CRCP 2020, Jamaica
 

The Lived Experiences Of LGB College Students In Jamaica

Craig McNally

University of Technology, Jamaica, Jamaica

Technology & Psychology: Technology and Psychology
Location: PAPER PRESENTATION 4
 

Using Technology to Improve Engagement with Psychological Services

Kelly-ann Bethel

Recess



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

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

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



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

Shani Shillingford

Dominica State College, Dominica



Using Tele-medicine technology to enhance the Health-Care of Children

Lennox Alexander Graham, Avis Pauline Graham, Chimene Castor, Marguerite Neita

Howard University

Wholistic Wellness for Caribbean Helping Professionals: The Hows and Whys
Location: ROUNDTABLE 12
 

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

Presenter(s): Wendy Greenidge (Lamar University)

12:00pm
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1:25pm
LUNCH BREAK | STUDENT SESSIONS 2
12:30pm
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1:25pm
Mentoring Session #4: Mentoring Session #4- Preparing for a Faculty Position in Psychology: The Caribbean and Diasporic Reality - Panelists:  
Location: Virtual Mentoring Session #4
Mentoring Session #5: Mentoring Session #5 - Thriving as Women in Psychology: Voices from the Caribbean and The Diaspora - Panelists:   
Location: Virtual Mentoring Session #5
Mentoring Session #6: Mentoring Session #6 - Preparing for a Position as a Clinical Psychologist: A Caribbean an: Panelists:       
Location: Virtual Mentoring Session #6
Mentoring Session #7: Mentoring Session #7- Preparing for Graduate School in the Caribbean and Abroadl - Panelists:         
Location: Virtual Mentoring Session #7
   
1:30pm
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2:45pm
Caribbean Culturalism/Lingualism: Multiculturalism / Multilingualism in the Caribbean - Presenter 1: Serge Madhere - Resilience and Cultural Leverage: Toward a Psychology for Nation Building; Presenter 2 Yvanska Duarte-Velez - Working with Latinx Youth with Suicidality: Navigating Cultur
Location: PLENARY 3
Chair: M Duarte Velez, Bradley Hospital, United States of America
Chair: Serge Madhere, Howard University / Desstof R&D, Haiti
2:45pm
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3:00pm
CONFERENCE BREAK 6
3:00pm
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3:55pm
Cognition & Culture in Trauma: Cognition and Culture in Trauma Response - Presenters: Nathanael Josselin; Olivier Toto; Vernice Richards
Location: PAPER PRESENTATION 5
 

Amputation et Résilience: Récits De Survivants Du Séisme de 2010

Nathanael J. Josselin

Association Haitienne de Psychologie, Haïti



Approche Eco-culturelle des Cognitions dans les Sociétés de Nature Composite.

Olivier TOTO

Ecole Doctorale EA 224 Université Paris 8, Guadeloupe



Unpacking the High Functioning Trauma Response

Vernice Richards

VR Performance Consulting, Trinidad and Tobago

Enhancing Children's Wellbeing
Location: INTERACTIVE CHAT - 5
 

Children’s Human Capabilities and Child Maltreatment

Clementia Eugene1, Tobi Graafsma2, Manon Sanches3

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

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



Stay in Your Lane experiences of children with SEN/D

Lidon Lashley

University of Guyana, Guyana



Qualitative Study: experiences of Haitian teenager migrant in French Guyana

Ariane Bach1,2, Thierry Baubet2, Olivier Taieb2, Dalila Rezzoug2

1: CH de Cayenne, Guyane, France; 2: CHU Avicennes, Bobigny, France

POSTERS 2: POSTER SESSION 2
Location: POSTER INTERACTIVE CHAT 2
 

"The Unheard Voices of Black Caribbean Boys in the UK"

Suriya Daya

The University of the West Indies, Barbados



The Three Pillars of Safe and Supportive Schools

Philip J. Lazarus

Florida International University, United States of America



Clinicians' Experiences Implementing CBT for Psychosis

Jenae Richardson, Jill Rathus, Desiree Curcio, Loey Bromberg, Gregory Inzinna, Stefanie Iwanciw, Jennifer Lee, Hilary Vidair

Long Island University Post



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

Michelle Codner

William James College, United States of America



Faith, Spirituality and Coming Out in Caribbean Communities

GREGORY CANILLAS, HEATHER CALHOON, KARLY DICKINSON

THE CHICAGO SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL PSYCHOLOGY, United States of America



Disaster-Trauma: Do What, When, How, and Why?

Kinga Agnes Williams

MENSANA Intercultural Psychological Consultancy, United Kingdom



High School Students' Burnout: An Exploratory Analysis

Shanikee Sandrine Pinnock-McGrowder

Child Protection and Family Services Agency, Jamaica



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



Resilience Building Skills in College Students: Early Intervention, Positive Outcomes

Tonya Renae McNair

Penn State University, United States of America

Recognizing And Responding To Complex And Vicarious Trauma
Location: SYMPOSIUM 5
 

Chair(s): Linda A Salvucci (Fisher & Associates, LLC, United States of America), Birgit M Fisher (Fisher & Associates, LLC)

 

Presentations of the Symposium

 

Understanding the Neuro psychological Impact of Trauma

Linda A Salvucci1, Birgit M Fisher2
1Fisher & Associates, LLC, 2Fisher & Associates

 

Coping with Disasters

Linda A Salvucci, Birgit M Fisher
Fisher & Associates, LLC

 

Recognizing Vicarious

Linda A Salvucci, Birgit M Fisher
Fisher & Associates

Students & Early Career: Students & Early Career Professionals Roundtable Discussion: Psychology Issues in the Caribbean - Presenters: Elizabeth Louis, PhD, Shanah Bannis, BSC, Zina Peters, PhD
Location: ROUNDTABLE 13
Chair: Esprene Liddell-Quintyn, University of Miami, United States of America
Trauma, Mental Health,Resilience: Trauma, Mental Health & Resilience in Haiti - Presenters:Jeff Mathewson Cadichon - Long-term PTSD Symptoms & Resilience Among 2010 Haiti Earthquake Survivors; Rene Domersant Jnr.; Natacha Janac
Location: INVITED PANEL 2
4:00pm
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4:55pm
Addressing the Trauma of Undocumented Immigrants
Location: ROUNDTABLE 14
 

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)

Covid Mental Health Treatments: Covid Mental Health Practices in Clinical & Non-Clinical Settings - Maja Heijmans-Goedschalk - Psychologists' Experience of Support to ICU Personnel; Victor Lina - Psych Practice with Covid-19 Patients; Gail Ferguson - Remote Acculturation & Covid-19
Location: INVITED PANEL 3
Impacts of Historical Trauma: Impacts of Historical Trauma on Caribbean Populations
Location: ROUNDTABLE 15
 

Impacts of Historical Trauma on Caribbean Populations

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

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

Use of Creative Arts to Address Trauma in Children
Location: ROUNDTABLE 16
 

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
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6:00pm
CANPA GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Location: CANPA General Assembly
5:30pm
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7:30pm
Student Early Career Social: Early Scholars Committee: Student and Early Career Professionals Social H
Location: VIRTUAL SESSION
Date: Friday, 19/Nov/2021
7:30am
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8:00am
BUSH TEA IN DE MAHNIN 2
8:00am
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9:30am
Caribbean Health & Wellbeing: Enhancing Caribbean Health and Wellbeing - Presenter 1: Katija Khan; Presenter 2: Eliseo Perez-Stable
Location: PLENARY 4
9:30am
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9:45am
CONFERENCE BREAK 7
9:45am
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10:45am
Models of Diaster Response: Models of Disaster Response
Location: PAPER PRESENTATION 6
 

Modelo Bidimensional para Manejo ante Desastres de la APPR

Lino Hernández-Pereira, Kevia Calderón-Jorge, Mariveliz Cabán, Juan González

Asociación de Psicología de Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico (U.S.)



“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

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

POSTERS 3: POSTER SESSION 3
Location: POSTER INTERACTIVE CHAT 3
 

Measurement of Ego Resiliency in Barbados

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

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



Study Abroad: Opportunities for Student Learning in International Psychology

GREGORY CANILLAS1, HEATHER CALHOON1, KARLY DICKINSON1, EBONE SMITH2, ROZ HEDAYATIAN2, JESSICA KNOTT2

1: THE CHICAGO SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL PSYCHOLOGY, United States of America; 2: PEPPERDINE UNIVERSITY



Multiple Disasters and Trauma

Linda A Salvucci, Birgit M Fisher

Fisher & Associates, LLC, United States of America



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

FRANCES Boulon

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



The Influence of Religion in Fostering Resilience Across Caribbean Diasporas

Elijah Phoenix Mudryk, Laura Renee Johnson

University of Mississippi, United States of America



Natural Disasters and Predictors of the Transition to College

Joy Grant, Elizabeth Jaeger

University of The Virgin Islands



Resilience and the Bahamian Personality

Kaj Tamia Archer

University of the Bahamas, Bahamas, The



In the Margins: Multiracial Identity Development

Christopher James Thompson, Adriana Wilson, Ashley Stripling, John Lewis

Nova Southeastern University, United States of America



Building Resilience Among Curaçaon Youth; Research-uptake And Good Practices

Agnes de Lima1, Joan van Horn2, Roeland Thomas3, Geert-Jan Stams4

1: University of Amsterdam, Netherlands, The/ Caribbean Medical University of Curacao/ Forensic Youth Centre Teylingereind The Netherlands; 2: The Forensic Care Specialists, de Waag; The Netherlands; 3: Caribean Medical University Curacao; 4: University of Amsterdam

Social, Societal and Physical Health Factors in Cognitive Aging
Location: SYMPOSIUM 6
 

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

 

Association between Perceived Discrimination, Racial Minority Status and Episodic Memory

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

 

Relationship between Blood Pressure, Discrimination, and Episodic Memory in Afro-Caribbeans

Alexanne Carr, Aletha Baumann
University of the Virgin Islands

 

Older Adults’ Racial Discrimination, Subjective Social Status and Verbal Memory

Azriel Williams, Aletha Baumann
University of the Virgin Islands

Trauma Treatment & Interventions: Trauma Treatments and Interventions - Presenters: Nnamdi Pole - Evidence Based Psychotherapies for Adult PTSD; Marilyn Braithwaite-Hall - Wellness Wednesdays: A Radio Based Intervention after the Trauma of Irmaria in the US Virgin Islands, Dara Hamilton
Location: INVITED PANEL 4
 

Evidence Based Psychotherapies for Adult PTSD

Nnamdi Pole

Smith College, United States of America

Women's Resilience and Wellbeing: Women's Resilience and Wellbeing
Location: PAPER PRESENTATION 7
 

Gender Differences in Resilience and Coping among Survivors 2010 Earthquake

Jean Kesnold Mesidor

Florida State University College of Medicine, United States of America



Physical Activity to Reduce Psychological Symptoms in Breast Cancer Survivors

Jennifer Morales-Cruz1, Guillermo Bernal2, Marta Amaral-Figueroa2

1: Ponce Health Sciences University, Puerto Rico (U.S.); 2: University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus



Postpartum Depression And Other Perinatal Emotional Complications In The Caribbean

Shari-Ann Heather James1, Taromi Lourdes Joseph2

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



Uncovering Diasporic Trauma: Qualitative Inquiry To Inform Psychological Well-Being

Jameta Barlow1, Karie Gaska2

1: The George Washington University, United States of America; 2: Ross University School of Medicine, Barbados

 
10:45am
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11:00am
CONFERENCE BREAK 8
11:00am
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11:55am
Community-led Responses & Models: Community-led Responses and Models
Location: INTERACTIVE CHAT - 6
 

#WeGatchu - A Community Response to Hurricane Dorian

Niambi Francese Hall-Campbell Dean

University of The Bahamas, Bahamas, The



Collaborative Responses to Incidents of Community Violence

Helen Joseph, Alithea Casimir

Boston Trauma Response, Justice Resource Institute, United States of America



2010 Haiti Earthquake Post-Disaster Community Resilience

Ashley E. Lazarre

University of Massachusetts Boston, United States of America



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

Penelope {Penny} Louise Moore

University College London, United Kingdom

Household Needs in St. Croix after Maria
Location: SYMPOSIUM 7
 

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)

Human Rights Psychology: Human Rights & Psychology - Presenters: Polli Hagenaars - Psychology & Human Rights: Reflections on a Covid-19 Year; Rosie Phillips Davis; Carla Perkins & Celia Victor & Micah Frett - USVI Children & Youth Task Force: Model for Community Resilience
Location: INVITED PANEL 5
Mental Health and Coping Skills: Mental Health and Coping Skills
Location: INTERACTIVE CHAT - 7
 

Leveraging Sport and Performance Responses to the Community

Vernice Richards

VR Performance Consulting, Trinidad and Tobago



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

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



Substance Abuse Treatments in the Caribbean: A Systematic Review

Patrice Anika Reid, Hamish J. McLeod, Chris Williams

University of Glasgow, United Kingdom



The Age of Mental Sustainability

Vernice Richards

VR Performance Consulting, Trinidad and Tobago

Urban Trauma in the Caribbean
Location: ROUNDTABLE 17
 

Chair(s): Maysa Akbar (Urban Trauma)

Presenter(s): Maysa Akbar (Urban Trauma)

Vers un Service d'Accompagnement Psychologique Adapté à la Communauté Haïtienne
Location: ROUNDTABLE 18
 

Chair(s): Marie Papineau (Groupe de réflexion et d'action pour une Haïti nouvelle (GRAHN), Canada)

Presenter(s): Marie Papineau (GRAHN)

12:00pm
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1:25pm
LUNCH BREAK | STUDENT SESSIONS 3
12:30pm
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1:25pm
Mentoring Session #10: Mentoring Session #10 - Navigating an Early Career Profession within the Context of the Caribbean and the Diaspora - Panelists:  
Location: Virtual Mentoring Session #10
Mentoring Session #8: Mentoring Session #8 - Surviving and Thriving as a Psychologist of Colour - Panelists:   
Location: Virtual Mentoring Session #8
Mentoring Session #9: Mentoring Session #9 - Starting and Running a Consultation Business: Experiences of Regional and Extra Regional Practitioners - Panelists:  
Location: Virtual Mentoring Session #9
1:30pm
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2:45pm
Psychology Education & Training: Caribbean Psychology Education and Training - Presenter 1: Hector Adames; Presenter 2: Carlos Hernandez
Location: PLENARY 5
2:45pm
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3:00pm
CONFERENCE BREAK 9
3:00pm
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3:55pm
Bitta’ Life: Carribean Mastery of the Gut Microbiome Brain Health
Location: ROUNDTABLE 19
 

Chair(s): Mark A. Bolden (Bowie State University, United States of America), Otis Williams III (Bowie State University)

Presenter(s): Mark A. Bolden (Bowie State University, United States of America), Deidre Anglin-Roper (The City College of New York)

Female Perpetrators of IPV & Impact of COVID 19
Location: ROUNDTABLE 21
 

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)

POSTERS 4: POSTER SESSION 4
Location: POSTER INTERACTIVE CHAT 4
 

Apatridie en Haïti : Sentence, silence et résilience.

Jean-Francois Francoeur, Renette Doreus

APsy, Haití



Music In The Lives Of Adults With Dementia

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

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



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

Berlina Wallace-Berube, Aletha Baumann

University of the Virgin Islands



Addictions and Intellectual Disabilities

chrisann Schiro-Geist

University of Memphis Institute on Disability, United States of America



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



Increasing Protective Factors for Children Through Parent/Guardian Training

Nichole Marie Williams, Stephanie Yvonne Flood

The Ohio State University, United States of America



Trouble Psychique, Choix De Parcours De Soin Et Action Sociale

Eliezer Simon, Cyrille Bouvet

EA 4430, Université Paris Nanterre, France



Psycho-Social Intervention to Boost Resilience Among Adolescents in Residential Care

Marlon A. Simpson

University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica



Psycho-Planning For Disaster Management Towards A Resilient Caribbean Future

Ayodele Harper

The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados

Sustainability For Clinicians: A Mind/Body Approach
Location: ROUNDTABLE 20
 

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

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

Traditional Healing/Spirituality: Traditional Healing and Spirituality
Location: PAPER PRESENTATION 8
 

Traditional Healing Practices and Mental Healthcare in The Bahamas

Rashanda McHardy, Davonnia Grant

University of The Bahamas, Bahamas, The



African Traditional Practices for Restoring the Psychological Well-Being

Marcia Sutherland

University at Albany, United States of America



Yemonja Threadings in Obeah Practices in the Anglophone Caribbean

Sandra Virginia Gonsalves-Domond, Gersandre Gonsalves-Domond

Ramapo College of New Jersey, United States of America

 
4:00pm
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4:55pm
Caribbean Innovations: Innovations in Caribbean Perspectives
Location: PAPER PRESENTATION 9
 

A Model for Mental Health First Aid in the Caribbean

Vernice Richards

VR Performance Consulting, Trinidad and Tobago



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

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



Using Critical pedagogy to decolonise and Africanise psychology curriculum

Julia Simango

University of South Africa, South Africa

Cultural Dynamics In Critical Incident Stress Debriefing
Location: ROUNDTABLE 22
 

Chair(s): Jacqueline Gray Jackson (Federal Government US, United States of America), Kimberly Y. Campbell (University of Maryland, College Park)

Presenter(s): Jacqueline Gray Jackson (Federal Government US), Kimberly Y. Campbell (University of Maryland, College Park)

Lessons Learned: Engaging with Community Stakeholders to Address Health Disparities
Location: ROUNDTABLE 23
 

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)

Nurturing and Educating for Resilience: Building the Community Connectome
Location: SYMPOSIUM 8
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

Research on Health Wellbeing
Location: INTERACTIVE CHAT - 8
 

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

Audrey Marie Pottinger1, Nickiesha Passard2, Althea Bailey3

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



Resilience: Health, Negative Affect, and Subjective Well-Being

Tonya Renae McNair

Penn State University, United States of America

 
5:00pm
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CLOSING CEREMONY
Location: CLOSING CEREMONY
Date: Saturday, 20/Nov/2021
10:00am
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4:00pm
CANPA EXECUTIVE COUNCIL
Location: CANPA Executive Council

 
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