Department members to be featured at American Psychological Association's 2018 convention

Staff reports

San Francisco is hosting the American Psychological Association's annual convention for the eighth time, and for the first time since 2007. The city also hosted the APA in 1955, 1968, 1977, 1991, 1998, and 2001.

The 2018 Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association (APA) will be held Thursday, August 9 – Sunday, August 12, 2018 in San Francisco. Numerous current and former UCSF faculty members and trainees will be represented, including the following scheduled to contribute at one or more sessions in person or through presentation of their work:

Thursday, August 9

Special Reception - Evening of Thursday, August 9

The UCSF Department of Psychiatry is hosting a reception for UCSF faculty, trainees, alumni, and friends on the evening of Thursday, August 9, at the JW Marriott San Francisco Union Square beginning at 5:30 p.m. The reception is free, but an RSVP is requested for planning purposes.

Friday, August 10

Saturday, August 11

  • Somer L. Bishop, PhD - Symposium: Women and Girls on the Autism Spectrum: Research, Clinical, and Stakeholder Perspectives (session 3096, 9:00–10:50 a.m.)
  • Brian Borsari, PhD - Discussion: Maintaining a Competitive Edge Through Publication Success: Strategies for New Investigators (session 3102, 9:00–10:50 a.m.)
  • Brian Borsari, PhD - Symposium: Career Development: Get Advice and Feedback From Experts in the Field (session 3024, 8:00–8:50 a.m.)
  • Paul Ekman, PhD - Invited Address: Lee Gurel Lecture: A Conversation With Paul Ekman, PhD (session 3308, 2:00–2:50 p.m.)
  • Kenneth Epstein, PhD, LCSW - Poster C-10: Reflective, Relational, and Skillful Clinical Supervision in a Public Behavioral Health System (session 3287, 2:00–2:50 p.m.)
  • Stephen P. Hinshaw, PhD - Poster H-6: Social Support As a Protective Factor for Internalizing Symptoms for Females With ADHD (session 3087, 9:00–9:50 a.m.)
  • Stephen P. Hinshaw, PhD - Poster P-7: Risky Sexual Behavioral Among Girls With and Without Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (session 3144, 10:00–10:50 a.m.)
  • Chandra Ghosh Ippen, PhD; Alicia Lieberman, PhD; Angela Narayan, PhD - Symposium: Trauma Across Contexts: Intergenerational Transmission, Resilience, and Allostatic Load (session 3355, 4:00–4:50 p.m.)
  • Shira Maguen, PhD - Symposium: Building the Knowledge Base of Military Sexual Trauma: New Findings, Future Avenues, Barriers (session 3342, 4:00–4:50 p.m.)
  • Kathryn L. Margolis, PhD; William Martinez, PhD; Jessica Plauche, MD; Amanda E. Wagstaff, PhD - Poster Q-4: Pediatric Primary Care to Specialty Mental Health: Examining Referral Outcomes (session 2195, 11:00–11:50 a.m.)
  • John R. McQuaid, PhD; Thomas C. Neylan, MD; Tatjana Novakovic-Agopian, PhD - Paper Reading Session: Quality of Life Concerns and Psychosocial Outcomes for Individuals With Disabilities (session 3121, 10:00–10:50 a.m.)
  • Ricardo F. Muñoz, PhD - Poster C-3: Addressing Mental Health Disparities in Latinx Farmworkers: A Mobile Option (session 3137, 10:00–10:50 a.m.)
  • Ricardo F. Muñoz, PhD - Symposium: Advancing Social Justice Internationally: Psychology Contributions (session 3208, 11:00 a.m.–12:50 p.m.)
  • Tatjana Novakovic-Agopian, PhD - Poster H-8: Baseline Neurocognitive Status and Long-Term Effects of Executive Training Among Veterans With TBI (session 3260, 1:00–1:50 p.m.)
  • James L. Sorensen, PhD (discussant) - Symposium: Effective Behavioral Interventions for Substance Users: Innovative Developments (session 3074, 9:00–9:50 a.m.)
  • Hannah L. Weisman, PhD - Poster E-7: Adolescent Sex Differences in Weight Stigma, Binge Eating, and Exercise (session 3221, 12:00–12:50 p.m.)
  • Helen Y. Weng, PhD - Symposium: Applying Mindfulness to Social Justice Work: Coping, Resistance, and Health for Diverse Communities (session 3159, 10:00–11:50 a.m.)

Sunday, August 12

  • Brandon J. Griffin, PhD - Symposium: Self Forgiveness: Integrations of Counseling and Social Psychology (session 4049, 9:00–9:50 a.m.)
  • David Hoskins, PsyD; Marina Tolou-Shams, PhD - Symposium: Lifting Family Voices in the Juvenile Justice System and Urban Schools to Promote Healing (session 4061, 9:00–9:50 a.m.)
  • David Jull-Patterson, PhD (chair) - Skill-Building Session: Using Problem-Based Learning to Teach Ethics (session 4108, 11:00–11:50 a.m.)

Schedule information provided by the American Psychological Association. Presenters and presentations are subject to change without prior notice.

About UCSF Psychiatry

The UCSF Department of Psychiatry and the Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute are among the nation's foremost resources in the fields of child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric mental health. Together they constitute one of the largest departments in the UCSF School of Medicine and the UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences, with a mission focused on research (basic, translational, clinical), teaching, patient care and public service.

UCSF Psychiatry conducts its clinical, educational and research efforts at a variety of locations in Northern California, including UCSF campuses at Parnassus Heights, Mission Bay and Laurel Heights, UCSF Medical Center, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, the San Francisco VA Health Care System and UCSF Fresno.

About the UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences

The UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences, established by the extraordinary generosity of Joan and Sanford I. "Sandy" Weill, brings together world-class researchers with top-ranked physicians to solve some of the most complex challenges in the human brain.

The UCSF Weill Institute leverages UCSF’s unrivaled bench-to-bedside excellence in the neurosciences. It unites three UCSF departments—Neurology, Psychiatry, and Neurological Surgery—that are highly esteemed for both patient care and research, as well as the Neuroscience Graduate Program, a cross-disciplinary alliance of nearly 100 UCSF faculty members from 15 basic-science departments, as well as the UCSF Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases, a multidisciplinary research center focused on finding effective treatments for Alzheimer’s disease, frontotemporal dementia, Parkinson’s disease, and other neurodegenerative disorders.

About UCSF

UC San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It includes top-ranked graduate schools of dentistry, medicine, nursing and pharmacy; a graduate division with nationally renowned programs in basic, biomedical, translational and population sciences; and a preeminent biomedical research enterprise. It also includes UCSF Health, which comprises top-ranked hospitals – UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals in San Francisco and Oakland – and other partner and affiliated hospitals and healthcare providers throughout the Bay Area.