Schedule & Registration: CIC 2017

Registration for the 2017 Cultural Impact Conference is open!

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Please click on the presentation titles below for descriptions of each session.

Registration (8:00am-9:00am)

Keynote (9:15am-10:45am)

Resiliency and Healing in the Aftermath of Violence in Marginalized Communities Dr. James Garbarino  (1.5 CE Credits)

Session I (11:00am-12:00pm)

  1. Panel: Treatment of race-based trauma
  2. Panel: Marginalized communities and violence
  3. The traumatic betrayal of American and Dominican Haitian Youth: Lessons in combating structural violence  (1 CE Credit)
  4. Race-based trauma and the school system
  5. The influence of culture on identity formation
  6. Traumatic lives of African American women living with HIV
  7. Role of independent oversight
  8. ACTing together: A graduate program community partnership for violence prevention (1 CE Credit)
  9. Becoming trauma-informed through systems change
  10. Black single mothers and the child welfare system: A workshop on addressing oppression
  11. Trauma and violence in communities: Psychological impact
  12. You look at me but do you know me? Understanding children’s experiences of violence
  13. Trauma of Victimization: Critical Symptoms, Response, and Recovery
  14. Supporting students of color who have been identified as “problematic” in schools of professional psychology
  15. An examination of intergenerational trauma and community-based interventions in post-politicide Chile

Lunch on your own (12:00pm-1:00pm)

Lunchtime Discussion: Getting Involved in Social Action and Advocacy

During the lunch hour, the conference will offer a facilitated small group discussion about engaging in social action and advocacy. We will discuss what motivates us, fears and anxieties that give us pause, building up strength and stamina for ongoing work and how this work changes us. Lunch provided for attendees. Event attendance limited. 

Lunchtime Book Signing: Room MM4085 (12:00pm-1:00pm)

James Garbarino has agreed to participate in a book signing and conversation with CIC conference participants during the lunch break.  Please feel free to bring books for him to sign!  This bring-your-own brown bag and book signing is available for the first 20 people who sign up for it.

Please register for this special session on Eventbrite. Event limited to 24 attendees.

Session II (1:00pm-2:30pm)

  1. Lessons learned from community-based participatory research in marginalized communities (1.5 CE Credits)
  2. Serving transgender and gender-nonconforming youth and young adults: Community-based approaches to restorative justice and harm reduction (1.5 CE Credits)
  3. Psychologists for Black Lives
  4. Healing hurt people
  5. Increasing our awareness: Culture, bias, and the body
  6. Connecting communities and classrooms: A faculty & staff roundtable
  7. Finding understanding and diverting violence-prone persons: An evidence-based approach (1.5 CE Credits)
  8. Breathing through fiber: Healing communities through the arts
  9. The importance of resiliency and healing for therapists: A workshop to help therapists examine and prevent vicarious trauma (1.5 CE Credits)
  10. Torture to healing: An integrated and holistic approach to treatment (1.5 CE Credits)
  11. Police torture in Chicago: A history of trauma, justice, and rehumanization (1.5 CE Credits)
  12. Glassblowing and trauma-informed intervention
  13. Using hip-hop to address manhood, mental health, and culture with Black youth
  14. Global Community Intervention: Promoting trauma-healing/resiliency in community using forgiveness, gratitude, and appreciation (1.5 CE Credits)
  15. Neuroscientific bases of trauma-sensitive schools: Biology leading community intervention
  16. Panel: Family Dynamics and Trauma
  17. The psycho-social impact of individual and community trauma and violence in relation to maternal young women: Connecting the dots

Session III (2:45pm-3:45pm)

  1. Psychological impact of United States’ colonialism in Puerto Rico: A study on political history, systemic oppression, and cultural identity
  2. Panel: Racism and educational settings
  3. Panel: Empowering traumatized communities
  4. Thug Child: Against all odds
  5. Universities as intervening organizations: Psychological residuals of slavery and colonization in Indonesia (1 CE Credit)
  6. #FreedomSquare: Liberation and healing in a world without police: Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ)
  7. Gang members also have needs: Considering prevention and intervention programs to mitigate recidivism
  8. “Black folk don’t go to therapy!”: Unpacking the stigma, systemic barriers, and factors of resilience with mental health in the Black community
  9. Active centralized empowerment: A practice of de-marginalization in the classroom and community
  10. The impact of violence in the African American community: Past and present perspectives (1 CE Credit)
  11. Healing justice and community art: “Gone but not Forgotten”
  12. The effects of political violence among a group of Kaqchikqueles in Guatemala
  13. Creating trauma-informed People-Safe Places (PSP): A public health approach
  14. Developing a mental health program in marginalized communities as reparative process aimed at addressing structural oppression
  15. Special issues in psychotherapy with survivors of torture

Poster Session/Reception (4:00pm-5:00pm)

Room 407/412 in 325 N. Wells

For more information about Continuing Education Credits, please see Continuing Education Credit – 60 Minutes and Continuing Education Credit – 90 minutes.