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MSU Symposium on Multicultural Psychology
Learning from the highly successful Nebraska Symposium on Motivation, the Consortium has established the MSU Symposium on Multicultural Psychology which will consist of an invitational conference that will eventually be published as a book. The topic for the MSU Symposium will rotate among the various research networks and it will be held in the Fall on a biennial basis.

 

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2013 MSU Symposium on Multicultural Psychology



MSU Union, 49 Abbott Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824 (Lake Huron Room) October 25-26, 2013

Clinical Psychology of Racial and Ethnic Minorities: Integrating Research and Practice

Hosted by Consortium for Multicultural Psychology Research Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan

Co-Sponsored by APA Division 45 and Office of Ethnic Minority Affairs; MSU’s Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Initiatives, Clinical Psychology Program, Department of Psychiatry, Counseling Center, Graduate School, College of Education, and the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology & Special Education

 

The 2013 MSU Symposium on Multicultural Psychology will focus on "The Clinical Psychology of Ethnic Minorities: Integrating Research and Practice". It is being organized by Frederick Leong, Guillermo Bernal, and NiCole Buchanan. This conference is part of the biennial MSU Symposium on Multicultural Psychology at Michigan State University. The conference will be held October 25-26 in the MSU Union (Lake Huron Room) at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan, The conference is hosted by the Consortium for Multicultural Psychology Research (CMPR) in the Department of Psychology (http://psychology.msu.edu/cmpr/).

 

The goal of the 2013 MSU Symposium is to provide a review of the current state of the field and to formulate research needs and identify directions for integrating research and practice in the field of ethnic minority clinical psychology. Leading researchers in the field have been invited as speakers. Please see below for the conference schedule and invited speakers. The plan is to publish the invited presentations from the conference as a volume in the CMPR MSU Symposium Book Series. We have a 10-year contract to publish 5 volumes in the Series and these volumes will be published by American Psychological Association. The first volume on Conducting Multinational Organizational Research has been published (http://www.apa.org/pubs/books/4318105.aspx) and the second volume on

Occupational Health Disparities among Racial and Ethnic Minorities is in preparation.

 

Registration for the 2013 MSU Symposium can be found in the link just below the conference schedule. Questions regarding the Symposium may be directed to the CMPR Director: Frederick Leong, Ph.D. (email: fleong@msu.edu).

 

Invited Speakers:

Beth Boyd, University of South Dakota

Alfiee Breland-Noble, Georgetown University

NiCole Buchanan, Michigan State University

Guillermo Bernal, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus

Glorisa Canino, University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus

Margarita Francia, Carlos Albizu University

Linda Garro, University of California, Los Angeles

Joseph Gone, University of Michigan

Jeannette Johnson, National Institute on Aging

Frederick Leong, Michigan State University

Steve Lopez, University of Southern California

Alfonso Martinez Taboas, Carlos Albizu University

Joseph Trimble, Western Washington University

Nolan Zane, University of California at Davis


2013 MSU Symposium Schedule

Friday, October 25

8:00-8:30 am Registration and Breakfast
8:30-9:00 am Welcome and Introductions—Leong, Bernal, and Buchanan
9:00-9:50 am Diagnosis and Assessment with African Americans—NiCole Buchanan
9:50-10:40 am Diagnosis and Assessment with Latinos—Alfonso Martinez Taboas, Margarita Francia and Viviana Padilla
10:40-11:00 am Coffee Break
11:00-11:50 am Diagnosis and Assessment with Asian Americans—Frederick Leong and Zornitsa Kalibatseva
11:50am-1:00pm Lunch
1:00-1:50 pm Diagnosis and Assessment with American Indians—Joseph Trimble and Joseph Gone
1:50-2:40 pm Commentary on Diagnosis and Assessment—Glorisa Canino
2:40-3:30 pm Discussion on Diagnosis and Assessment—Buchanan as facilitator
3:30-3:50 pm Coffee Break
3:50-4:40 pm Treatment and Intervention with African Americans—Alfiee Breland-Noble and Cheryl Boyce
4:40-5:30 pm Treatment and Intervention with Latinos—Guillermo Bernal and Melanie Domenech-Rodriguez
5:30-6:30 pm Reception


Saturday, October 26

8:30-9:00 am Breakfast
9:00-9:50 am Treatment and Intervention with Asian Americans—Nolan Zane and Gordon Hall
9:50-10:40 am Treatment and Intervention with American Indians— Beth Boyd and Jeannette Johnson
10:40-11:00 am Coffee Break
11:00-11:50 am Commentary on Treatment and Intervention — Steven Lopez and Linda Garro
11:50-12:20 pm Discussion on Treatment and Intervention—Bernal as facilitator
12:20-12:30 pm Closing Remarks and Next Steps—Leong, Bernal, and Buchanan

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2011 MSU Symposium on Multicultural Psychology

Occupational Health Disparities among Racial and Ethnic Minorities: Formulating Research Needs and Directions

Kellogg Center, Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan
September 22-23, 2011

Hosted by
Consortium for Multicultural Psychology Research
Department of Psychology
Michigan State University

Co-sponsored by
Julian Samora Research Institute
Michigan State University

Funded by

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The goal of the 2011 MSU Symposium is to provide a review of the current state of the field and to formulate research needs and identify directions for future research and interventions to address these occupational health disparities. Leading researchers in the field have been invited as speakers and the conference will also include submissions. There will be invited symposia, breakout groups, a poster session, networking opportunities, as well as a town hall meeting for community input and discussion. Selected papers from the conference will be published in as a volume in the MSU Symposium Book Series by the American Psychological Association for the CMPR.

We are honored to announce that Drs. John Howard, Lois Tetrick, and Rafael Moure-Eraso have agreed to be the keynote speakers for the 2011 MSU Symposium on Multicultural Psychology. Dr. John Howard, M.D. is the Director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and 2007 recipient of the International Safety Equipment Association's Distinguished Service Award. Dr. Lois Tetrick, Ph.D. is the Director of the Industrial and Organizational Psychology Program at George Mason University and outgoing Editor of the Journal of Occupational Health Psychology. Dr. Rafael Moure-Eraso, Ph.D. was appointed by President Obama on June 2010 to be the new chairman of the U.S. Chemical Safety Board. Prior to this appointment, Dr. Moure-Eraso served as the Chair and Head of the Department of Work Environment, School of Health and Environment, University of Massachusetts Lowell and the Director of the Work Environment Policy concentration.

Questions regarding the Symposium may be directed to the CMPR Director: Frederick Leong, Ph.D. (fleong@msu.edu)

Proposal Submission Guidelines

The MSU Symposium on Occupational Health Disparities among Racial and Ethnic Minorities invites you to submit a proposal for a symposium or a paper presentation. To submit a proposal, you will need to adhere to the format requirements corresponding to each session type.

Symposium. A symposium has multiple presenters who focus on a theme or similar content domain. Symposium proposals that focus on research, interventions, and/or policy are encouraged. Each symposium session is scheduled for 90 minutes. Participants in a symposium should include a chairperson and three to four presenters. A symposium often includes a discussant but a discussant is not required. Sufficient time should be allotted for audience participation. The submission requirements for a symposium include:

  1. Presentation proposal, formatted in Times New Roman 12-point font, 1 inch margins, single space, save as a Word document.
  2. On first line put the symposium title. Titles must be 12 words or less.
  3. On the next lines, provide the titles and authors, their affiliations, and email addresses for each presentation.
  4. Provide a 500 word general summary of the symposium highlighting the common themes of the papers. Also provide a 500 word summary of each presentation. There is no need for a summary for the discussant if one is to be included in the symposium.

Email your symposium proposal as an attachment to Dr. Kevin Ford at fordjk@msu.edu. Put “MSU Symposium Submission” in the subject line. Emails received will be acknowledged.

The DEADLINE FOR SYMPOSIUM SUBMISSION IS AUGUST 1, 2011.

Symposium submissions will be reviewed and decisions to accept will be sent no later than AUGUST 15, 2011.

Paper or Poster. The Conference also accepts individual papers for presentation as a talk or as a poster. Papers submitted for presentation as a talk will be reviewed and if accepted will be combined with other papers on similar topics for a panel session. Each presenter on the panel will be given 15 to 20 minutes to present their research idea and findings.

For poster sessions, authors simultaneously present their papers, primarily in a visual medium, with key excerpts from the papers displayed on large boards (we will have 8’ x 4’ boards available for the posters). The submission requirements for a paper or poster presentations are the same and include:

  1. Submit a presentation proposal, formatted in Times New Roman 12-point font, 1 inch margins, single space, saved as a Word document.
  2. On the first line, put either PAPER PRESENTATION or POSTER PRESENTATION or EITHER PAPER OR POSTER PRESENTATION if you are willing to do either delivery option.
  3. On the second line, provide a title that is 12 words or less.
  4. On the next lines, list the authors, their affiliations, and email addresses.
  5. Provide a synopsis of the presentation including the major issues, research questions, methodology and key findings. The synopsis should be about 750 words.

Email your synopsis as an attachment to Dr. Kevin Ford at fordjk@msu.edu. Put “MSU Paper or Poster Submission” in the subject line. Emails received will be acknowledged.

The DEADLINE FOR POSTER SUBMISSION IS AUGUST 1, 2011.

Poster submissions will be reviewed and decisions to accept will be sent no later than AUGUST 15, 2011. Detailed information on poster presentations will be provided at the time of acceptance. Details regarding the MSU Symposium can be found our CMPR website.

Registration for 2011 MSU Symposium

Registration Fee Rates

Early registration: Until August 15th 2011: $125

On-site registration: After August 15th 2011: $145

Graduate student discounted rate:
* Early registration: Until August 15th 2011: $60
* On-site registration: After August 15th 2011: $70

Registration fee includes hor d’oevres at reception, continental breakfasts, coffee breaks, buffet luncheons, and conference materials.

Registration Instructions

Please complete and send this registration form with appropriate payment to Daisy Chang, Ph.D., Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 (Tel: 517-355-2171; email: cchang@msu.edu). Checks should be made payable to MSU Psychology Department.

Registrants are also encouraged to reserve their hotel rooms at the Kellogg Center, Michigan State University. A block of rooms with special conference rate will be reserved until 22nd August 2011. For reservation, please call 1-800-875-5090, or 517-432-4000.


 

2009 MSU Symposium on Multicultural Psychology

Conducting Multinational Research Projects in Organizational Psychology: Challenges and Opportunities

This is a conference that is part of the biennial Symposium on Multicultural Psychology at Michigan State University. The conference is hosted by the Consortium for Multicultural Psychology Research. This year, the co-sponsors are the International Business Center and the Department of Management at Michigan State University. The conference will be held October 11 and 12 at The Henry Center for Executive Development at Michigan State in Lansing Michigan.

The goal of the symposium is to identify the best practices and methodological lessons learned from conducting large scale multinational projects and will feature renowned researchers as invited speakers, breakout and discussion groups for interchange on one’s own cross-cultural research, and a poster session.

If you would like to reserve a room at the Henry Center, please call 517-355-5111 and ask for reservations for the Candlewood Suites. Mention the MSU Symposium on Multicultural Psychology to get the special rate: Studio Suite (1 queen sized bed) - $89.00 / night plus tax.

CALL FOR POSTERS

2009 MSU Symposium on Multicultural Psychology

As part of the MSU Symposium on Multicultural Psychology sponsored by the Consortium for Multicultural Psychology Research, a poster session showcasing multicultural research in psychology will be held prior to the symposium. This poster session will take place in conjunction with the reception/social hour for the symposium (4:00-6:00 PM on October 11).  To be considered for poster presentation, please follow instructions below.

1.       Submit a 1-2 page presentation proposal, formatted as follows:

a.      Times New Roman 12-point font, 1 inch margins, single space, save as a Word document

b.      On first line put poster title.  Titles must be 12 words or less

c.       On second and third lines, list authors and their affiliations

d.      Skip one line

e.      Provide a synopsis of your presentation, including major issues or research questions addressed, methodology, and key findings.  Synposis should be 500 words or less.

2.      Email your synopsis  as an attachment to  Marcy Schafer at schafer4@msu.edu.  Put “MSU Symposium Poster Submission” in the subject line.  Emails received will be acknowledged.

3.      DEADLINE FOR POSTER SUBMISSION IS JUNE 1

4.      Poster submissions will be reviewed and decisions to accept will be sent no later than July 1.  Detailed information on poster presentations will be provided at the time of acceptance.

Questions: Contact either Fred Leong, Director of the Consortium for Multicultural Psychology Research (fleong@msu.edu).

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE
Conducting Multinational Research Projects in Organizational Psychology: Challenges and Opportunities

Sunday, October 11
4-6PM     Welcome reception/registration and Poster Session

Monday, October 12
7:30-8:00Continental breakfast
8:00-8:15 Welcoming/introduction
8:15–9:10Michele Gelfand, University of Maryland
9:15-10:10David Bartram, SHL, London
10:15-10:30Break
10:30-11:25Anat Rafaeli, Technion, Israel
11:30-12:25Paul Hanges, University of Maryland
12:30-1:30Lunch
1:30-2:25Juan Sanchez, Florida International
2:30-3:25Denise Ones, University of Minnesota
3:30-3:45Break
3:45-4:15Large group Agenda setting
4:15-4:30Concluding remarks

2009 MSU Symposium Presentations
Michele Gelfand, University of Maryland pptx file
David Bartram, SHL, London ppt file
Anat Rafaeli, Technion, Israel ppt file
Paul Hanges, University of Maryland pptx file
Juan Sanchez, Florida International ppt file
Denise Ones, University of Minnesota not yet available