Sixth Annual RMHCPA Conference (2022)

Sacred Rage: The New Humanistic Uprising Against Dehumanization

Virtual Conference
October 29, 2022

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Conference Schedule

Saturday, October 29

8:45-9:00 Conference Opening
9:00-10:00 Transforming Trauma into Beauty: Community Healing and Solidarity-Building through the Phenomenological Arts (1 CE)

Nisha Gupta

10:00-11:00 Addressing Student Trauma with Restorative Practices in K-12 Schools (1 CE)

Kevin Barrett with Nathaniel Granger

11:00-12:00 Sacred Uprisings Against Hate Incidents: The Use of Poetry in Psychotherapy (1 CE)

Society for Humanistic Psychology’s Standing Committee Against Hate Incidents Members (Nathaniel Granger, Roxanne Christensen, Gina Belton, Elliot Benjamin, Theopia Jackson, Randi Johnson, and Sarah Kamens)

12:00-12:30 Sacred Uprisings Against Hate Incidents: The Use of Poetry in Psychotherapy – Experiential
12:30-1:00 Lunch Break
1:00-2:00 Keynote: Naming and Addressing Racialized Violence (1 CE)

Apryl Alexander

2:00-3:00 The Possibility of Humanistic Diagnosis: Bringing Meaningful Change to People and Systems (1 CE)

Anthony J. Pavlo

3:00-4:00 A Humanistic Existential Conceptualization of Professional Values in Multicultural Counseling and Therapy (1 CE)

Alfredo F. Palacios, Aaron Smith, and Matthew A. Gonzales

4:00-5:00 Awards Celebration

Asynchronous Presentations (Available Online)

  1. Challenges to Humanistic Education – Louis Hoffman
  2. In Support of a Humanistic Framework for the Field of Social Work – Stephen Oby

Poster Presentations (Available Online)

  1. Mapping Aesthetic Chills on the Body: Preliminary Data – Britny Forbes
  2. Stigma & Dehumanization: Addressing Barriers to Treating Cluster B Personality Disorders – Morgan Fenn Jamison, Linden Hughes, Michelle Hammar, Raquel Jordan, & Marilyn Willison
  3. Personal Growth Through the I Ching: A Five Year Autoethnography – Miranda Johnson
  4. Guideline Adherence During COVID-19: Changes in Individual Willingness to Adhere or Vaccinate After Exposure to Falsified Data – Scout Dusty Rhodes
  5. Female Eco-Martyrs Experiences of Violence When Defending Their Eco-Movements – Shannon Roberson, Kari Allen, Richard Bargdill, Cloey Bibbs, Julia Germano, Carley Harrison, Tejas Henry, & Christopher Latourrette
  1. Differences in Gender Violence in Eco-Martyr Assassinations: A Mixed Methods Study Shannon Roberson & Richard Bargdill
  1. An Existential Conflict: Terror Management Theory and Russian-Ukrainian War – Jonathan Sundby, Marcus Chur, Moussa Diarra, Yasmine Daugherty, & Tylor Kistler
  2. The Shade is Queer, the Shadow is Vers: Humanizing the Perverse, the Weak, the Addicted, and the Wicked – Jack Thomas

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