If you have the time and interest, check out the information for Society of American Indian/Alaska Native Psychologists Virtual Retreat & Convention on June 29-30, 2020.
On the 29th, I’ll give a presentation on one of my main research topics: Autistic Spectrum Disorder in Natives & Cultural Competency & Support for all ASD persons.
Please visit the SIP website for details of all keynote speakers, events and topics, which include Native leadership, Indigenous women and incarceration challenges, careers in research and Polynesian psychotherapy practice and methodology.
Here is a brief overview of day one morning session:
- Stories of Our People: Stepping into Our Identity and Our Sacredness Dee Bigfoot
- Mentoring Through Pandemic and Pandemonium: The Native-to-Native SIP Mentoring Program Stays Nimble and Relevant in 2020 Alberta Arviso, Linda Forrest, Becky Foster, DS Red Haircrow, Brian McNeill & Denise L. Newman
- Indigenous Women Facing Social Injustices Related to Incarceration Kelli Tillquist*, Sharon Houlahan*, Tina Lincourt, & Royleen Ross
- Overview of Human Trafficking: A Call to Action for Mental Health Professionals Christina Tsoi*, Caleb Andreason**, & Matthew Siufanua**