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2010 Annual Diversity Conference

(Past Conference)

Culturally Aware Psychology Students & Department of Psychology


Redefining “Normal”
1st Annual Diversity Conference

Friday, May 21, 2010

Conference Schedule:

11:00 – Registration
12:00-12:30 – Lunch 
12:30–1:15 – Keynote Speaker: MaryEllen Little, MA
1:30-2:30 – 2 Sessions:

  1. Living with an Illness or Disability: A Patient’s Perspective: Stephanie H. Felgoise, PhD, ABPP 
  2. Toward a Better Understanding of Youth Gangs: Their Signs, Symptoms, and Motivations: Cliff Akiyama, MA, MPH

2:45-3:45 – 3 Sessions:

  1. Empowering the Person within the Patient: Robert A. DiTomasso, PhD, ABPP; Barbara Golden, PsyD, ABPP; Oliver Bullock, DO
  2. I Am the Woman I Always Knew I Was: Susan Andrea Collins, MA
  3. The Integration of Spirituality and Religion in Psychotherapy Practice: Tommy Davis, PhD

Keynote Speaker: MaryEllen Little, MA

MaryEllen Little is a nurse who is not opposed to tackling big challenges. She is the current Chapter 30 President of The Little People of America. Born with dwarfism, MaryEllen has tackled what may be seen as insurmountable odds to achieve her career goals, such as becoming a nurse. Her experiences will surely inspire, encourage, and challenge you to look at the world differently and more appreciatively.


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