Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Join us virtually for a day of research, celebration, and learning at the 2021 School of Psychology, Family, and Community Research Conference and Awards Presentation.

All conference sessions will be held online.

Event Schedule

10:00 a.m.–6:45 p.m. | 

Student Research Conference

Time  
10:00–11:00 a.m. Paper Session I
11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Paper Session II
1:00–2:00 p.m. Poster Session
5:00–6:00 p.m.

Keynote Speaker: "Spotlights and Magnifying Glasses: Some Complexities to Anti-Asian Racism"

by Dr. E.J.R. David, Professor of Psychology, University of Alaska - Anchorage

Director, Alaska Native Community Advancement in Psychology Program

6:15–6:45 p.m. Keynote Q & A

We have scheduled a community viewing of the Keynote presentation by Dr. E.J.R. David, facilitated by the SPFC Diversity Committee. The recording of the presentation will also be available throughout the day with a comments section for audience questions that will be brought to Dr. David during the Q&A period.

The Paper Session presentations will be Live Streamed during their scheduled time and the recordings will also be available for viewing throughout the day with a comment section for audience questions. Presenters will have until the end of the day (5:00pm) to respond to questions and comments, as such, please be aware that presenters will be unlikely to respond to comments and questions posted after 5:00pm.

Posters presentations from our programs in Psychology, Marriage & Family Therapy, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, and Clinical Psychology will be displayed using the VirtualPosterSession platform which will be accessible through the conference website. Attendees will have the opportunity to interact with poster presenters live from 1:00-2:00pm.

The conference is a wonderful opportunity for our students and faculty to share their latest work and for our students to practice their professional development skills. Please join us. All are welcome.

Schedule

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2021
Wednesday, May 26th
10:00 AM

Moderating roles of grit and locus of control on rumination and suicidality

Yu-Chin Lin, Seattle Pacific University
Katherine O'Connell, Seattle Pacific University
Keyne Law, Seattle Pacific University

10:00 AM

10:15 AM

Methods of Self-Injury Mediate Emotion Dysregulation and Acquired Capability for Suicide.

Samantha Jacobson, Seattle Pacific University
Rocky Marks, Seattle Pacific University
Molly Hassler, Seattle Pacific University
Keyne Law, Seattle Pacific University

10:15 AM

10:30 AM

Suicide within custody in the Texas justice system: A model of suicide risk by nature of offense and recency of custody

Rocky Marks, Seattle Pacific University
Nicole Moreira, Seattle Pacific University
Keyne Law, Seattle Pacific University

10:30 AM

10:45 AM

Women locked up in Texas: predicting suicide risk by custody type and nature of offense

Nicole Moreira, Seattle Pacific University
Katherine O'Connell, Seattle Pacific University
Rocky Marks, Seattle Pacific University
Keyne Law, Seattle Pacific University

10:45 AM

11:00 AM

Coping and resilience: A protective factor for parents of children with developmental disabilities during COVID-19

Miles Feller, Seattle Pacific University
Chloe Quinnett, Seattle Pacific University
Kaitlyn Drafton, Seattle Pacific University
Taylor DeMotta, Seattle Pacific University
Beverly Wilson, Ph.D, Seattle Pacific University

11:00 AM

11:15 AM

Religious commitment and behaviors of SPU students ​

Leilani Miller, Seattle Pacific University
Oscar Baldelomar, Seattle Pacific University
Jagrup Kaur, Seattle Pacific University
Arabela Pineda-Lomeli, Seattle Pacific University
Emily Nguyen, Seattle Pacific University
Noha Elbahouty, Seattle Pacific University
Simran Kaur, Seattle Pacific University

11:15 AM

11:30 AM

Leveraging psychological safety through racial diversity

William Thai, Seattle Pacific University
Julian Williams, Seattle Pacific University
Benjamin Pitman, Seattle Pacific University

11:30 AM

1:00 PM

Assessing effectiveness of Minecraft-based interventions to improve interpersonal skills of youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Linh Truong, Seattle Pacific University
Susan Dorn, Seattle Pacific University

1:00 PM

Associations between diverse learning environment & ethnic identity: The SPU experience project​

Emily Nguyen, Seattle Pacific University
Noha Elbahouty, Seattle Pacific University
Arabela Pineda-Lomeli, Seattle Pacific University
Simran Kaur, Seattle Pacific University
Leilani Miller, Seattle Pacific University
Jagrup Kaur, Seattle Pacific University
Oscar Baldelomar, Seattle Pacific University

1:00 PM

Call 911: Suicidal individuals’ help-seeking means as associated with their outcomes

Katherine OConnell, Seattle Pacific University
Molly Hassler, Seattle Pacific University
Keyne Law, Seattle Pacific University

1:00 PM

Chronic mild stress and deficits in the rodent brain: A preliminary examination of neuroinflammation-induced cognitive and behavioral changes in rats

Hoda Abou Eich
Lizzy Daugherty
Rocky Marks, Seattle Pacific University
Keyne Law, Seattle Pacific University
Phillip Baker, Seattle Pacific University

1:00 PM

Cultural tensions in immigrant households: The relationships among parent-child acculturative conflict, parental criticism, and depressive symptoms in Korean adolescents

Alison Blodgett, Seattle Pacific University
Caitlin Deonier, Seattle Pacific University
Huy Hoang, Seattle Pacific University
Jenny Vaydich, Seattle Pacific University

1:00 PM

Cultural values and sexual satisfaction in interracial relationships

Alisha Le Beau, Seattle Pacific University
Sierra Phelps, Seattle Pacific University

1:00 PM

Dehumanizing from a Distance: How Perceptions of Human Uniqueness Traits and the Importance of Social Justice Issues Predict Negative Attitudes and Avoidant Behaviors Towards Individuals Experiencing Homelessness

Isabelle Dennis, Seattle Pacific University
Anna Dischinger, Seattle Pacific University
Brittany Tausen, Seattle Pacific University

1:00 PM

Effectiveness of emotionally focused family therapy (EFFT) in adults experiencing Anorexia Nervosa.

Lea Fingerhut, Seattle Pacific University

1:00 PM

Effectiveness of telehealth in treating eating disorders

Kylee Hellstern, Seattle Pacific University
Julia Robison, Seattle Pacific University

1:00 PM

Effects of Trauma-Informed, Culturally Adaptive EFIT Among U.S. Cambodian Refugees

Liane Whang, Seattle Pacific University

1:00 PM

Ethical AI Leadership

Diana Wolfe, Seattle Pacific University
Mintay Misgano, Seattle Pacific University
Justin Wang, Seattle Pacific University

1:00 PM

Exploring the therapeutic alliance in EFT when addressing race and cultural differences.

Ashley Kortman, Seattle Pacific University
Deyja Kauffman, Seattle Pacific University

1:00 PM

Exploring Warmth and Morality as a Boundary Condition of Vicarious Contact

Jenessa Higgs, Seattle Pacific University
Diedrah Todd, Seattle Pacific University
Abby VanderKooi, Seattle Pacific University
Brittany Tausen, Seattle Pacific University

1:00 PM

God Perfectionism as a Mediator of Intrinsic Religiosity and Life Satisfaction

Cory Duffield, Seattle Pacific University
Elizabeth Mateer, Seattle Pacific University
Madison Foster, Seattle Pacific University

1:00 PM

God perfectionism as a mediator of non-organized religiosity and life satisfaction.

Madison Foster, Seattle Pacific University
Cory Duffield, Seattle Pacific University
Elizabeth Mateer, Seattle Pacific University
Joel Jin, Seattle Pacific University

1:00 PM

Group Differences in Active Coping Abilities Among Individuals and Families Impacted by Developmental Disabilities

Kaitlyn Drafton, Seattle Pacific University
Chloe Quinnett, Seattle Pacific University
Miles Feller, Seattle Pacific University
Taylor DeMotta, Seattle Pacific University
Beverly Wilson, Seattle Pacific University

1:00 PM

How effective is Polyvagal Theory on the long-term reduction of PTSD symptoms in adolescents?

Kristyna Richards, Seattle Pacific University

1:00 PM

Impact of Racism on the Use of Intrusive Interventions

Marissa Mackey, Seattle Pacific University

1:00 PM

Implications of Cultural Awareness on Healthcare Access in Marginalized Communities

Allison Davis, Seattle Pacific University
Diana Melman, Seattle Pacific University

1:00 PM

Influence of past non-suicidal self-injury on the relationship between pain tolerance and acquired capability for suicide

Janelle Wee, Seattle Pacific University
Jingyan Gu, Seattle Pacific University
Keyne Law, Seattle Pacific University

1:00 PM

Integration of systemic family therapy and attachment-focused approach with adoptive families: Impacts on attachment in child-parent interactions

Julianne Park, Seattle Pacific University

1:00 PM

Investigating Gender Differences, Loneliness, and the Coping Skills of Individuals with Developmental Disabilities During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Taylor DeMotta, Seattle Pacific University
Kaitlyn Drafton, Seattle Pacific University
Chloe Quinnett, Seattle Pacific University
Miles Feller, Seattle Pacific University
Jessica Peterson, Seattle Pacific University
Beverly Wilson, Seattle Pacific University

1:00 PM

Is solution-focused brief therapy in school-based settings effective in reducing self-harm tendency behaviors in adolescents?

Enas Albar, Seattle Pacific University
Violet Ohsiek, Seattle Pacific University

1:00 PM

Life satisfaction in family caregivers taking care of someone with dementia: A comparison to informal caregivers and non-caregivers.

Raelynn Johnston, Seattle Pacific University

1:00 PM

#MaskMadness: The contributions of perceived stigma, context, and mask-wearing on mental health

Clara O'Brien, Seattle Pacific University
Ashley Righetti, Seattle Pacific University
Jaylee York, Seattle Pacific University
Lynette Bikos, Seattle Pacific University

1:00 PM

Measuring Countertransference and Self-Care for Therapists During Covid-19 and Telehealth

Elliott Duea, Seattle Pacific University

1:00 PM

Narrative Therapy Effectiveness in Adult Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy Cancer Treatment

Gretchen Hoyum, Seattle Pacific University

1:00 PM

Parental Depression Mediates the Relationship Between Parent-Adolescent Acculturative Stress and Parent-Adolescent Conflict Among Korean Immigrant Parents

Caitlin Deonier, Seattle Pacific University
Alison Blodgett, Seattle Pacific University
Jenny Vaydich, Seattle Pacific University

1:00 PM

Self-control and impulsivity in nonhuman animals: A literature review

Avalon Amya, Seattle Pacific University
Julia Flores, Seattle Pacific University
Isabel Jackson, Seattle Pacific University
Emily Northey, Seattle Pacific University
Emme Tucker, Seattle Pacific University

1:00 PM

The Effects Stress has on Coping Strategies in Populations Uniquely Impacted by Both Developmental Disabilities and COVID-19

Chloe Quinnett, Seattle Pacific University
Kaitlyn Drafton, Seattle Pacific University
Feller Miles, Seattle Pacific University
Taylor DeMotta, Seattle Pacific University
Beverly J. Wilson, Seattle Pacific University

1:00 PM

The Relationship Between Housing Conditions and Chronic Mild Stress in Rats

Anne-Jolene Cruz, Seattle Pacific University
Huy Nguyen, Seattle Pacific University
Nyah Ward, Seattle Pacific University
Phillip Baker, Seattle Pacific University

1:00 PM

They Used Expressive Writing with their Therapist

Lindsay McCue, Seattle Pacific University

1:00 PM

Tracking autonomic responses to moral decision-making interventions

Jamie Lee, Seattle Pacific University
Samantha Reimer, Seattle Pacific University
Phillip Baker, Seattle Pacific University

1:00 PM

Use this one! Life satisfaction in family caregivers taking care of someone with dementia: A comparison to nonfamilial caregivers and non-caregivers.

Raelynn Johnston, Seattle Pacific University

1:00 PM