NYSPA's Division of Women's Issues Open House
Co-Sponsored by NYSPA's Early Career Psychologists Division
Sunday April 14, 2013
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Enter the pedestrian walk (Rockefeller Plaza) from 50th or 51st Street between 5th and 6th Avenue.
Enter on the Plaza side entrance for the Equinox Sports Club, go to the 3rd floor.
Online Registration Closed- Onsite Registration Opens at 1:00pm
1 pm Registration and Lunch - Please note: Registration is required as space is limited.
2pm to 4pm Program - The Program will feature the research of Early Career Psychologists and will also include a guest speaker presentation by Dr.Joan Chrisler, recipient of the 2012 Margaret Floy Washburn Award
Presenter: Joan Chrisler, Ph.D.
Title: Toward a Healthy Embodiment for Women
Bio: Joan Chrisler is a Past President of Division 35, American Psychological Association. She is an author, lecturer and researcher on Women’s Issues and Social Justice. She is the Chair of the Department of Psychology at Connecticut College. Dr. Chrisler is the 2012 recipient of the Margaret Floy Washburn Award, an award given each year by the New York State Psychological Association Division of Women’s Issues to a person who has made a significant contribution to women and women’s issues.
Presenter: Liat Tsuman-Caspi, Ph.D.
Title: The Identity Formation of Psychotherapists in Training
Bio: Liat Tsuman-Caspi is a Psychology Postdoctoral Fellow at Personal Counseling, Brooklyn College and at the New York Psychoanalytic Society and Institute. She received her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University in 2012. She had done her clinical internship at Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine. She divides her time between psychotherapy work and research. Her interests include human sexuality, identity, and psychotherapy training.
Presenter: Nancy Dessources Adegoke, Ph.D.
Title: Balancing it All: Career, Marriage and Motherhood
Bio: Nancy Dessources Adegoke is the Director of the Counseling and Wellness at Vaughn College. She has experience in the field of adult and child psychiatry, health psychology, and psychiatric emergency services. In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Adegoke has been teaching graduate courses in counseling and mental health for over thirteen years. Her interest lies in examining health disparities in minority communities. She is currently writing a book on Black women and eating disorders. Multicultural counseling, community psychology, and military psychology are other areas of interests.
DOWI Members: FREE (registration required)
ECP Members: $10* (can be used towards DOWI division dues)
All others: $15
Additional questions or to register by phone please call 1-800-732-3933
*DOWI Board members must register even if you are attending the meeting beforehand