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International Psychology
** A Focus on Human Rights **
APA Convention, Chicago 2019

Complete listing of Division Programs and Social Events


Convention Center


Division 52 Suite

8:00-9:50 AM Conversation Hour: Doing No Harm--- Psychologists Promoting Human Rights and Human Dignity in the 21st Century. McCormick Place Room W193a   Conversation Hour: Human Rights in Mexico. Location: Div. 52 Hospitality Suite. Marriott Marquis Presidential Suite
9:00–9:50 AM     Workshop: Travel for students.  Location: Div. 52 Hospitality Suite Marriott Marquis Presidential Suite
10:00-10:50 AM Symposium: Global Psychologies and Political Crises---Changes, Developments, Challenge. Location: McCormick Place Room W185d. CE  credits available.   Discussion: Intersectional Analysis of Women’s Experiences as Leaders. Location: Div. 52 Hospitality Suite, Marriott Marquis Presidential Suite
10:00-10:50 AM Symposium: Untold Complexities of Human Trafficking: Climate Change, Asylum Seekers, and Intercountry Adoption. McCormick Place, Level 1 – West Building, Room W183c    
11:00-11:50 AM Discussion: Decolonizing Transnational Border Crossings---Transforming Uncritical Exportations of U.S. Psychology. Location: McCormick Place, Room S102a   Presentation: Our ICOPE – Teaching Psychology Around the World.Location: Div. 52 Hospitality Suite, Marriott Marquis Presidential Suite
12:00-12:50 PM Symposium: Promoting the Well-Being of the LGBT Community in Different Countries---Think Globally and Act Locally. Location: McCormick Place Room W187b. CE credits available.   Discussion: The Myriad Problems Encountered when Conducting Research with Refugee and Asylum Seeking Youth. Location: Div. 52 Hospitality Suite, Marriott Marquis Presidential Suite
1:00-1:50 PM     Discussion: Immigrant Women. Location: Div. 52 Hospitality Suite, Presidential Suite, Marriott Marquis
1:00-2:50 PM  Symposium: Humanitarian Trends and Lived Experiences---Voices From the Field. Location: McCormick Place Room S102bc    
2:00-2:50 PM     Discussion: International Psychology and On-Line Education. Location: Div. 52 Hospitality Suite, Marriott Marquis Presidential Suite
3:00-3:50 PM Symposium: Migrant Perception and Reception---Politics of Fear or Welcome? Location: McCormick Place Room W181c. CE credits available.    Meeting: Early Career Psychologists. Location: Div. 52 Hospitality Suite Marriott Marquis Presidential Suite
3:00–3:50 PM SOCIAL HOUR: Reception for International Visitors. Marriott Marquis CHicago: Grand Horizon Ballroom    Meeting: Tanzania Group. Location: Div. 52 Hospitality Suite, Marriott Marquis Presidential Suite
5:00-5:50 PM SOCIAL HOUR: Social Justice Social Hour (with 10 other Divisions). Marrott Marquis Shedd Rooms A & B    
8:00-8:50 AM Conversation Hour: International Counseling Trainees' Experiences in Cross-Cultural Relationships in Supervision. Location: McCormick Place, Room W193a    
9:00-9:50 AM  Poster Session I. Location: McCormick Place Hall F   Discussion: Building Collaboration Across Nations Through Sustainable and Humanitarian Initiatives.  Location: Div. 52 Hospitality Suite, Marriott Marquis Presidential Suite
9:00-9:50 AM Symposium: Migration, Xenophobia, Adverse Childhood Experiences, and Human Rights Among Mexicans. Location: McCormick Place, Room W179b. CE credits available.    
10:00-10:50 AM     Discussion: Visiting Professor Experiences in Argentina, Mexico and Brazil : Building International Collaboration Across Nations. Location: Div. 52 Hospitality Suite, Marriott Marquis Presidential Suite
11:00-11:50 AM  Conversation Hour: Indigenizing Psychology---A Conversation With Caribbean American Psychologists. Location: McCormick Place Room W186c    Conversation Hour: Training in Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy in India. Location: Div. 52 Hospitality Suite, Marriott Marquis Presidential Suite
12:00–12:50 P.M.      Meeting: Women’s Committee.  Location: Div. 52 Hospitality Suite Marriott Marquis Presidential Suite.
1:00-1:50 PM Invited Address: Lawrence Gerstein, PhD. Award for Distinguished Cotributions to the International Advancement of Psychology. McCormick Place, Room W181c.   Meeting: PsyChi. Location:  Div. 52 Hospitality Suite, Marriott Marquis, Presidential Suite
2:00-2:50 PM The Role of Psychology Organizations on Psychology Practice and Research: A European Perspective. McCormick Place, Room W178b    
3:00-3:50 PM Competence as a Common Language for Professional Identity and International Recognition.McCormick Place, Room W175c    
4:00-5:50 PM Symposium: The Global Impact of War, Politics, and Migration and Refugee Policies--- The Role of Psychology. Location: McCormick Place, Room W181a. CE credits available.    
6:00-9:00 PM DIVISION 52 SOCIAL HOUR   Social! Location: Division 52 Hospitality Suite
8:00-8:50 AM Symposium: Developing Intercultural Competence in Higher Education and Clinical Practice. Location: McCormick Place Room W180. CE credits available.    
9:00-9:50 AM Symposium: Research With Refugee Communities---Empirical Considerations and Findings. Location: McCormick Place Room W184a. CE credits available.    
10:00-10:50 AM  Poster Session II -- Around the world. Location: McCormick Place Hall F    
11:00-11:50 AM Symposium: Addressing the Needs of International Students in Light of the Current Sociopolitical Climate. Location:  McCormick Place Room W175a. CE credits available.    
11:00-11:50 AM Hands Across the Water: International Perspectives on the Future of Psychology. McCormick Place, “Emerging Leaders Network,” Exhibit Hall.    
1:00-1:50 PM Invited Address: Gargi Roysircar, PhD: APA International Humanitarian Award. McCormick Place, Room W179b.    
2:00-2:50 PM Psychological Contributions to Gender Equ[al]ity: Sharing Perspectives from the United Nations. McCormick Place, Room W176c    
2:00-3:50 PM Roundtables: International Collaborations-Insights from the APA MOU Partner Collaboration and Exchange Program. McCormick Place, Room W196bc.    
3:00-4:50 PM Business and Awards Meeting. Location: McCormick Place Room S101a    
5:00-5:50 PM Symposium: Psychology in the Middle East Broadly Construed---Past, Present, and Future. Location: McCormick Place Room W184a. CE credits available.    

















Division 52 Program Chairs


Program Chair
Johanna Nilssen, PhD

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Suite Chair
Yvette Flores, PhD