Counseling Psychology Division Accomplishments

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2014 Students and Faculty

Students (bold type) and Faculty (italics) Publications and Presentations

Ahn, H., Chang, I., Lee, E., Ertl, M. M., & Bordon, J. J. (2017, May). Overseas work experience and its effect on multicultural attitudes and efficacy of South Korean teachers. Poster to be presented at the 29th Annual Association for Psychological Science Convention in Boston, MA.

Audley, S., Grenier, K., Martin, J. L., & Ramos, G. (in press). Why me? A qualitative study of drinking gamers’ reasons for targeting other players to drink. Emerging Adulthood.

Ayala, E., Ellis, M. V., Grudev, N., & Cole, J. (2017). Women in health service psychology programs: Stress, self-care, and quality of life. Training and Education in Professional Psychology, 11, 18-25.

Bordon, J. J., Ertl, M. M., & Ahn, L. H. (2017, May). Familial/collectivistic pressures’ and negative psychological outcomes among Asian Americans. Poster to be presented at the 29th Annual Association for Psychological Science Convention in Boston, MA.

Carter, R.T., Johnson, V.E., Roberson, K., Mazzula, S.L., Kirkinis, K., & Sant-Barket, S. (2017). Race-based traumatic stress, racial identity statuses, and psychological functioning: An exploratory investigation. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 48, 1, 30–37.

Carter, R.T., Lau, M., Johnson, V.E., Kirkinis, K. (in press). Racial Discrimination and Health Outcomes Among Racial-Ethnic Minorities: A Meta-Analytic Review. Journal of Multicultural Counseling & Development.

Cimini, M. D., & Dubovi, A. (2017, January). Engaging peer educators in delivering evidence-based brief motivational interventions: Innovative training models, benefits, and challenges. General interest session presented at the Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education Alcohol, Other Drug, and Campus Violence Prevention Conference, Austin, TX.

Da Silva, N., Dillon, F. R., Verdejo, T., Sanchez, M. & De La Rosa, M. (in press) Acculturative stress and psychological distress among Latina young adult immigrants: The detrimental role of negative religious coping. The Counseling Psychologist.

Dillon, F. R., Ebersole, R., Eklund, A. C., Ertl, M. M., Florentin, D., Rosas Gonzalez, S., Johnson, S., Verile, M., & Wilson, L. (2017, August). HIV testing & Latino MSM: Preliminary findings concerning individual, sociocultural and structural determinants. Poster to be presented at the 2017 National LGBTQ Health Conference, Chicago, IL.

Ebersole, R.C., Dillon, F.R., & Eklund, A.C. (August, 2017). Therapists' competence and self-efficacy for affirmative practice with bisexuals vs. gays and lesbians. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Ebersole, R.C., Dillon, F.R., & Eklund, A.C. (April, 2017). Perceived competency to counsel bisexuals in comparison to other sexual minority clients. Paper to be presented at the National LGBTQ Health Conference, Chicago, IL.

Eklund, A. C., Dillon, F. R., Ebersole, R. C., Ertl, M. M., Florentin, D., Rosas Gonzalez, S. R., Johnson, S., Verile, M., & Wilson, L. (2017, August). Substance use moderates factors of HIV testing among Latino men who have sex with men. Poster to be presented at the 125th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Ellis, M. V. (in press). Narratives of harmful clinical supervision. The Clinical Supervisor.

Ellis, M. V. (2017, June). Harmful supervision: Detection, restoration, and prevention. Roundtable to be conducted at the 13th International Interdisciplinary Conference on Clinical Supervision, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY.

Ellis, M. V., & Colvin, K. (2017, June). The clinical supervision relationship: Developing the construct and testing the psychometric properties of the RICS. Paper to be presented at the 13th International Interdisciplinary Conference on Clinical Supervision, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY.

Ellis, M. V., Corp, D. A., Taylor, E. J., & Kangos, K. A. (Eds). (in press). Narratives of harmful clinical supervision: An unacknowledged truth [Special Issue]. The Clinical Supervisor.

Ellis, M. V., Taylor, E. J., Corp, D. A., Hutman, H., & Kangos, K. A. (in press). Narratives of harmful clinical supervision: Introduction to the special issue. The Clinical Supervisor.

Ellis, M. V., & McNamara, M. L. (Co-Chairs). (2017, June). Hot topics in clinical supervision 2017. Roundtables conducted at the 13th International Interdisciplinary Conference on Clinical Supervision, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY.

Ellis, M. V. (2017, February). Clinical supervision: Communication issues. Colloquium presented at the Department of Psychology, Union College, Schenectady, NY.

Ellis, M. V. (2017, January). Competency-based clinical supervision. Workshop conducted at the Penn State University Center for Counseling and Psychological Services, University Park, PA.

Ellis, M. V. (2017, January). Courageous supervisees: Getting more out of clinical supervision. Workshop conducted at the Penn State University Center for Counseling and Psychological Services, University Park, PA.

Ertl, M.E., Dillon, F.R., Martin, J.L., Babino, R., De La Rosa, M. (in press). Alcohol use exacerbates acculturative stress among recently immigrated, young adult Latinas. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health.

Ertl, M. M., Trapp, S. K., Gonzalez Arredondo, S., Rodriguez Agudelo, Y. R., & Arango-Lasprilla, J. C. (2017, February). Resilience as a moderator of perceived stress and health-related quality of life among Parkinson’s caregivers in Mexico. Poster presented at the 19th Annual Rehabilitation Psychology Conference, Albuquerque, NM.

Ertl, M. M., Bordon, J. J., Dillon, F. R., & Ahn, L. H. (2017, May). How identities, psychosocial stressors, and health-related behaviors predict perceived health. Poster to be presented at the 29th Annual Association for Psychological Science Convention in Boston, MA.

Ertl, M. M., Dillon, F. R., Cabrera Tineo, Y., Verile, M., Florentin, D., & De La Rosa, M. (2017, August). Sociocultural factors related to sexual risk behaviors among Latina young adult immigrants. Poster to be presented at the 125th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Ertl, M. M., Longo, L. L., Groth, G. G., Pazienza, R., & Martin, J. L. (2016, October). Racial differences in relations among body shame, self-esteem, and disordered eating behaviors. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY.

Ertl, M. M., Longo, L. M., Groth Hoover, G., Berghuis, K. J., Prout, J., Hetz, M., Martin, J. L., & Pazienza, R. (2017, May). High self-esteem as a potential maintaining factor of exercise addiction among women. Poster to be presented at the 29th Annual Association for Psychological Science Convention in Boston, MA.

Escudero, V., Lee, M., & Friedlander, M. L. (in press). Dyadic interaction analysis. In E. Brauner, M. Boos, & M. Kolbe, Eds. The Cambridge handbook of group interaction analysis. Cambridge, UK: The Cambridge University Press.

Ford, T., Bergeson, R., Manchester, R., & Dubovi, A., Djoulakian, H., Bergeson, R., & Manchester, R. (2016, October). College heath: The student perspective. Panel presented at the annual meeting of the New York State College Health Association, Syracuse, NY.

Friedlander, M. L., & Escudero, V. (in press). (F)RCCCS. In E. Brauner, M. Boos, & M. Kolbe, Eds. The Cambridge handbook of group interaction analysis. Cambridge, UK: The Cambridge University Press.

Friedlander, M. L., & Escudero, V. (in press). Therapeutic alliances in family therapy: Empowerment strategies for challenging cases. New York, NY: Springer.

Friedlander, M. L., Escudero, V., & Heatherington, L. (in press). (Family) Relational Communication Control Coding System. In E. Brauner, M. Boos, and M. Kolbe, Eds. The Cambridge Handbook of Group Interaction Analysis. Cambridge, UK: The Cambridge University Press.

Friedlander, M. L., Blanco, S., Bernardi, S., & Shaffer, K. S. (2017). Empowering female supervisees: A feminist, multicultural and relational perspective. In M. Kopala & M. Keitel, Eds. Handbook of counseling women. (2nd ed.). (pp. 607-619). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Friedlander, M. L., Heatherington, L., & Escudero, V. (2016). Research on change mechanisms: Advances in process research. In T. Sexton & J. Lebow, Eds. Handbook of family therapy. (4th ed.; pp. 454-467). New York, NY: Routledge.

Friedlander, M. L., & Muetzelfeld, H. (in press). Process research in couple and family therapy. In J. Lebow, A. Chambers, & D. Breunlin, Eds. Encyclopedia of Couple and Family Therapy. New York, NY: Springer.

Friedlander, M. L., & Wright, S. T. (in press). Counseling Psychologists. In Amy Wenzel (Ed.). The SAGE encyclopedia of abnormal and clinical psychology. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Gale, M. M., Franco, M., Hutman, H., & Reese, E., (2017). Sociocultural factors and referral outcome: An exploratory investigation. Presented at the 2017 Big 10 Counseling Centers Conference. Urbana-Champaign, IL.

Gibson, A. (2017) Supervisee nondisclosure: What predicts it? Presentation at the annual convention of the South Carolina Psychology Association.

Groth, G., Longo, L. M., & Martin, J. L. (2017). Social media and college student risk behaviors: A mini-review. Addictive Behaviors, 65, 87 – 91.

Longo, L. M., Ertl, M. M., Pazienza, R., Agiliga, A. U., & Martin, J. L. (2017). At Risk for Risky Sexual Behavior: The Roles of Self-Esteem, Alcohol Use, and Gender. Poster to be presented at the 125th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Longo, L. M., Pesigan, I. J. A., Martin, J. L., Zamboanga, B. L., Milroy, J. J., Wyric, D. L.
(2017, August). Ethnic and Gender Differences in Drinking and Protective Strategies Among Student-Athletes. Poster to be presented at the 125th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Martin, J. L. & Zamboanga, B. L. (in press). Putting multisite college alcohol research into context: A call to assess the drinking culture on college campuses. Addictive Behaviors.

Martin, J. L., Burrow-Sanchez, J., Iwamoto, D. K., Glidden-Tracey, C., & Vaughan, E. (2016). Counseling psychology and substance use: Implications for training, practice, and research. The Counseling Psychologist, 44, 1106 – 1131.

Martin, J. L. & Zamboanga, B. (Co-chairs) (2017, August). International Perspectives on Drinking Games Among College Students: Advances to Theory and Practice. Symposium to be presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Martin, J. L., Zamboanga, B. L., & Hoover-Groth, G. (2017, June). Ethnic Differences in Drinking Context and Risky Alcohol Use Among College Students. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Denver, CO.

Martin, J. L., Cimini, M. D., & Longo, L. (2017, March). Screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment basics: Development and application of SBIRT skills in diverse practice settings. Continuing Education workshop to be presented at the Collaborative Perspectives on Addiction Conference, Albuquerque, NM.

Martin, J. L. & Cimini, M. D. (2017, August). Screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment basics: Development and application of SBIRT skills in diverse practice settings. Continuing Education workshop to be presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

McNamara, M., Kangos, K., Taylor, E. J., Corp, D., & Ellis, M. V. (in press) Narratives of harmful clinical supervision: Synthesis and recommendations. The Clinical Supervisor.

Muetzelfeld, H., Kangos, K., Wright, S. T., Maestro, K., Friedlander, M. L., & McAndrew, L. (2016, June). Adapting the SOFTA-o to the medical setting. Paper presented at the second SOFTA conference. Bologna, Italy.

Pazienza, R., Martin, J. L., & Kimber, J. M. (2017, June). Linking Alcohol Expectancies and Alcohol-Related Consequences: A Moderated Mediation Analysis of Gender and Protective Behavioral Strategies. Poster to be presented at the 40th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Denver, CO.

Paul, E. C., Pazienza, R., Maestro, K. J., Flye, A., Mueller, P., & Martin, J. L. (in press). The impact of disordered eating behavior on college relationships: A qualitative study. Journal of College Counseling.

Sawyer, J. S., Dubovi, A., Cimini, M. D., Rivero, E., & Sheu, H.-B. (2017, February). Responding to diversity and social justice needs on college campuses using a peer health education model. Discussion session presented at Columbia University’s Annual Winter Roundtable on Cultural Psychology and Education, New York, NY.

Shaffer, K. S., & Friedlander, M. L. (2017.). What do “interpersonally sensitive” supervisors do and how do supervisees experience a relational approach to supervision? Psychotherapy Research, 27, 167-178.

Taylor, E.J., Dillon, F.R., Schlomer, G.L., & Martin, J.L. (2017, August). Measurement equivalence of the University of Rhode Island Change Assessment across African-American and non-Latino white substance using outpatients. Poster to be presented at the 125th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.

Taylor, E.J., Ellis, M.V., McNamara, M., Kangos, K., & Corp, D. (2017, June). The unacknowledged truth: Narratives of harmful clinical supervision. Workshop to be presented at the 13th International Interdisciplinary Conference on Clinical Supervision. Adelphi University, Garden City, NY.

Taylor, E.J. (2017, June). Multicultural clinical supervision: Examining the role of self-awareness. Roundtable to be conducted at the 13th International Interdisciplinary Conference on Clinical Supervision, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY.

Wright, S.T., Breier, J.M., Depner, R.M., Grant, P.C., & Lodi-Smith, J. (2017). Wisdom at the end of life: Hospice patients’ reflections on the meaning of life and death. Counselling Psychology Quarterly.

Zamboanga, B. L., Audley-Piotrowski, S., Iwamoto, D. K., & Martin, J. L. (in press). The risks of being “manly”: Masculine norms and drinking game motives, behaviors, and related consequences among men. Psychology of Men and Masculinity.

Honors, Awards, Grants, and Professional Leadership

Abigail Seo-Youn Dubovi (PhD student) received a 2017 University at Albany Dissertation Research Fellowship Award

Janay Campbell (BA/MS student) received the 2017 Dr. Ralph B. Kenney Endowment

Jessica Martin, PhD, Co-Investigator, received funding from the Presidential Innovation Fund for Research & Scholarship (PIFRS) to support a project entitled “Enhancing the role of emergency department in fight against opioid epidemic: Preliminary evaluation of take-home Naloxone program”. She also joined the editorial board of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs.

Laura Longo (PhD student) received the 2017 Wishnoff Professional Development Fund award

Lauren Blaauboer (BA/MS student) received a 2017 Gladys G. Sawyer ’37 & J. William Sawyer ’31 Scholarship

Maggie Baker (MS student) received a 2017 Van Slyke and Vanderzee Scholarship

Melissa Ertl (PhD student) received the Sunil Sengupta VA Student Research Travel Award, a Division 35 Society for Psychology of Women grant to bring a speaker to campus, and a Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology travel reimbursement. Melissa was also the recipient of two 2017 School of Education awards, the Maria P. Ramirez Memorial Award and the Vanderzee Scholarship

Melissa Grandison (BA/MS student) received the 2017 Dr. Kimberly E. Esterman Memorial Award

Michael Gale (PhD student) has accepted a position as Visiting Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology, University of Hartford - beginning August 2017

Nicole Da Silva (Phd student) received a 2017 Professional Development Fund grant

Rena Pazienza (PhD student) received a 2017 Research Society on Alcoholism Student Merit Award funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)

Ryan Ebersole (PhD student) received a National LGBTQ Health Conference Student Travel Award

Students (bold type) and Faculty (italics) Publications and Presentations

Anastasides, N., McAndrew, L.M., Litke, D.R., Helmer, D.A., & Quigley, K.S. (2016, March). Delays in seeking healthcare by veterans with and without chronic multisymptom illness (CMI). Poster session presented at the annual conference of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Washington, DC.

Burrow-Sanchez, J., Martin, J. L., & Imel, Z. (2016). Applying for grant funding as a counseling psychologist: Making the leap from thought to action. The Counseling Psychologist, 44, 479–524.

Cano, M. A., Sánchez, M., De La Rosa, M., Kanamori, M., Trepka, M. J., Sheehan, D. M., Huang, H., Rojas, P., Auf, R., & Dillon, F. R. (2016, June). Immigration stress and alcohol use among recent adult Hispanic immigrants: Testing the moderating effects of gender and immigration status. Paper to be presented at the Epidemiology Congress of the Americas, Miami, FL

Cano, M. A., Sánchez, M., Trepka, M. J., Dillon, F. R., Sheehan, D. M., Rojas, P., Kanamori, M., Huang, H., Auf, R., & De La Rosa, M. (in press). Immigration stress and alcohol use severity among recently immigrated Hispanic adults: Examining moderating effects of gender, immigration status, and social support. Journal of Clinical Psychology.

Chiusano, C., Anastasides, N., Chelenza, M., Friedlander, M. L., Greenberg, L., Helmer, D…..& McAndrew, L. (2016, March). Protocol for randomized controlled trail of Problem- Solving Therapy for Gulf War illness. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Behavioral Medicine, Washington, DC.

Cimini, M. D., & Martin, J. L. (2016, August). Integrating screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment for alcohol and other drugs in diverse primary healthcare and mental health care settings. Continuing Education workshop presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Denver, CO.

Cimini, M. D., & Martin, J. L. (2016, March). The STEPS Comprehensive Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention Program for College and University-based Service Delivery Settings. Poster presented at the 2016 SBIRT Grantee Meeting, Bethesda, MD.

Cimini, M. D., & Dubovi, A. (2016, October). Engaging peer educators in delivering evidence- based interventions: Innovative training models, benefits, and challenges. Workshop delivered at the annual meeting of the New York State College Health Association, Syracuse, NY.

Creaner, M., Ellis, M. V., Hutman, H. & Timulak, L. (2016, June). Inadequate and harmful supervision: Clinical supervision in the Republic of Ireland: Key findings from a comparative study with the US. Paper presented at the 32nd Annual Conference of the Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland.

Dawson, C.T., Cyrus, E., Dillon, F. R., Trepka, M.J., & De La Rosa, M. (2016, June). Changes in perceived collective efficacy among Latina immigrants: implications for HIV risk? Poster session presented at the Epidemiology Congress of the Americas, Miami, FL.

De La Rosa, M., Huang, H., Rojas, P., Dillon, F. R., Lopez-Quintero, C., Li, T., & Ravelo, G. J. (2015). Influence of mother-daughter attachment on substance use: A longitudinal study of a Latina community based sample. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 76, 307- 316.

Dillon, F.R., Johnson, S., Ebersole, R., Verile, M., Florentin, D., Gonzalez, S., & Wilson, L. (2016, September). HIV testing among Latino gay and bisexual men: Individual, sociocultural, & structural determinants. Symposium presented at the National Latina/o Psychological Association, Orlando, FL.

Dillon, F.R. and De La Rosa, M. (2016, August). Ethnic identity, marianismo, and the psychological health of recently immigrated Latina young adults. Symposium presented at the American Psychological Association convention, Denver, CO.

Dillon, F.R. (2016, August). Social and cultural determinants of alcohol use among Latino immigrants in initial years in the United States. Symposium presented at the American Psychological Association convention, Denver, CO.

Dillon, F.R., Johnson, S., Ebersole, R., Verile, M., Roberts, S., Fisher, N., Florentin, D., Gonzalez, S., & Wilson, L. (2016, August). Sociocultural and structural realities of Latino MSM with unknown or HIV-negative serostatus. Poster to be presented at the American Psychological Association convention, Denver, CO.

Dubovi, A., Cimini, M. D., Thieneman, Z., & Sheu, H.B. (2016, September). Testing the effectiveness of a MI-based peer wellness coaching model in enhancing health-related outcomes among college students. Poster presented at the University at Albany School of Education Day, Albany, NY.

Dubovi, A., Li, Y., & Martin, J. L. (2016). Breaking the silence: Eating disorder symptoms in college men and big five traits as risk factors. American Journal of Men's Health, 10, N118 – N126.

Ellis, M. V. (2016, June). Let’s get started! Researching clinical supervision. Roundtable conducted at the 12th International Interdisciplinary Conference on Clinical Supervision, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY.

Ellis, M. V., & Colvin, K. (2016, June). Supervisee non-disclosure in clinical supervision: Developing the construct and testing the psychometric properties of the SNDS. Paper presented at the 12th International Interdisciplinary Conference on Clinical Supervision, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY.

Ellis, M. V., & Taylor, E. (Co-Chairs). (2016, June). Hot topics in clinical supervision 2016. Roundtables conducted at the 12th International Interdisciplinary Conference on Clinical Supervision, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY.

Ellis, M. V. (2016, June). Mentor/Discussant. In H. Hutman & E. Taylor, (Co-Chairs), Speed- mentoring with leaders in the clinical supervision profession. Conducted at the 12th International Interdisciplinary Conference on Clinical Supervision, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY.

Ellis, M. V., Hutman, H., & Chapin, J. (2015). Reducing supervisee anxiety: A role induction intervention for clinical supervision. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 62, 608-620.

Ellis, M. V., Hutman, H., Kangos, K., & Taylor, E. (2016, August). Addressing harmful and inadequate clinical supervision: International considerations. In Y. Wang & R. K. Goodyear (Co-chairs), Supervision and training in international context. Roundtables presented at the 124th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Denver, CO.

Ertl, M. M., & Martin, J. L. (2016, Summer). Body shame as a predictor of exercise addiction among college students: Implications for sport psychologists. Performance Excellence Movement (PEM) Newsletter, pp. 2-3.

Ertl, M. M. (2016, September 26). It was a joke; calm down [Web blog post]. Division 35 Feminist Pop Culture Blog. Retrieved from http://fempopculture.blogspot.com/2016/09/it-was-joke-calm-down-melissa-ertl.html

Ertl, M., Groth, G., Longo, L., Pazienza, R., & Martin, J. L. (2016, October). Racial differences in relations among body shame, self-esteem, and disordered eating behaviors. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY.

Ertl, M. M., Dillon, F. R., & De La Rosa, M. (2016, September). Cultural mechanisms explaining links between socioeconomic status and social attachments of young adult Latina immigrants. Poster presented at the biennial National Latina/o Psychological Association conference, Orlando, FL.

Ertl, M. M., Dillon, F. R., & De La Rosa, M. (2016, August). Socioeconomic status, acculturation, and attachment among young adult Latina recent immigrants. Poster presented at the annual convention for the American Psychological Association, Denver, CO.

Ertl, M. M., Dillon, F. R., & De La Rosa, M. (2016, August). Acculturative stress of young adult Latina recent immigrants: The moderating effect of alcohol use. Poster presented at the annual convention for the American Psychological Association, Denver, CO.

Escudero, V., & Friedlander, M. L. (2016). E-SOFTA: A video-based software for observing the working alliance in clinical training and supervision. In T. Rousmaniere & E.Renfro- Michel (Eds.), Using technology to enhance clinical supervision. (pp. 223-238). Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association.

Falender, C. A, Grus, C. L., McCutcheon, S. R., Goodyear, R. K., Ellis, M. V., Doll, B., Miville, M. L., Rey-Casserly, C., & Kaslow, N. J. (in press). Guidelines for clinical supervision in health service psychology: Evidence and implementation strategies. Psychotherapy Bulletin.

Ford, T., Bergeson, R., Manchester, R., & Dubovi, A., Djoulakian, H., Bergeson, R., & Manchester, R. (2016, October). College heath: The student perspective. Panel presented at the annual meeting of the New York State College Health Association, Syracuse, NY.

Friedlander, M. L., Blanco, S., Bernardi, S., & Shaffer, K. S. (in press). Empowering female supervisees: A feminist, multicultural and relational perspective. In M. Keitel & M. Kopala, (Eds.), Handbook of counseling women (2nd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Friedlander, M. L., Kangos, K., & Barbaro, L. (2015). Understanding challenging couples and families through the lens of the therapeutic alliance. Australian Association of Family Therapy Newsletter, 37(2), 10-12.

Friedlander, M. L., & Dubovi, A. (2015, November). Sexual harassment in supervision: It’s not just unethical…it’s illegal! [Web Article]. Retrieved from: www.societyforpsychotherapy.org/sexual-harassment-in-supervision

Friedlander, M. L. (in press). Reflexivity in science and practice: What do French verbs have to do with it? Counselling Psychology Quarterly. Advance online publication available at http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/HzxSAR8bcbRBeS7R6nsq/full.

Friedlander, M. L., Angus, L., Wright, S. T., Günther, C., Austin, C. L., Kangos, K., Barbaro, L., Macaulay, C., Carpenter, N., & Khattra, J. (2016). “If those tears could talk, what would they say?” Multi-method analysis of a corrective experience in Brief Dynamic Therapy. Psychotherapy Research. Advance online publication available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10503307.2016.1184350.

Friedlander, M. L., Muetzelfeld, H., Re, S., & Colvin, K. (2016, August). Introducing the Expectations for Couple Therapy: Development and initial validation. Poster presented at the annual convention, American Psychological Association, Denver, CO.

Greenberg, L., McAndrew, L.M., Chandler, H.K., & Quigley, K.S. (2016, March). The mediating role of somatic symptoms in the relationship between PTSD one year and five years post- deployment. Poster session presented at the annual conference of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Washington, DC.

Groth, G., Longo, L. M., & Martin, J. L. (in press). Social media and college student risk behaviors: A mini-review. Addictive Behaviors.

Heatherington, L., Escudero, V., & Friedlander, M.L. (in press). Where systems theory and alliance meet: Relationship and technique in family therapy. In O. Tishby & H. Wiseman (Eds.), Developing the therapeutic relationship: Integrating case studies, research and practice. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Herring, T. E., Zamboanga, B. L., Olthuis, J.V., Pesigan, I. J. A., Martin, J. L., McAfee, N. W., & Martens, M.P. (2016). Utility of the Athlete Drinking Scale for assessing drinking motives among high school athletes. Addictive Behaviors, 60, 18-23.

Ladany, N., Friedlander, M. L., & Nelson, M. L. (2016). Supervision essentials for the Critical Events Model of psychotherapy supervision. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Litke, D., McAndrew L.M., & Rath, J.F. (2016, February). Adapting problem-solving therapy for veterans with gulf war illness. In J.F. Rath (Chair) Problem Solving. Symposium conducted at the meeting of Rehabilitation Psychology, Division 22 of the American Psychological Association, Atlanta, GA.

Longo, L. M., Corp, D. A., Cusick Brix, M., Barbaro, L., & Asidao, C. S. (2016, August). Going ‘Viral’: A Call to Modernize College Student Outreach. Symposium presented at presented at the 124th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Denver, Colorado.

MacGowen, M. and Dillon, F. R. (2016, January). Construct validity of a Standards-Based Inventory of Foundation Competencies in Social Work with Groups. Symposium presented at the Society for Social Work and Research. Washington DC.

Martin, J. L., Ferreira, J. A., Haase, R. F., Coelho, M., Martins, J. (2016). Validation of the Drinking Motives Questionnaire-Revised across US and Portuguese college students. Addictive Behaviors, 60, 58-63.

Martin, J. L., Burrow-Sanchez, J., Iwamoto, D. K., Glidden-Tracey, C., Vaughan, E. (in press). Counseling psychology and substance use: Implications for training, practice, and research. The Counseling Psychologist.

Martin, J. L. (Chair) (June, 2016). Diverse alcohol interventions for college students: Unique and common mechanisms of change. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society for Alcoholism, New Orleans, LA.

Martin, J. L. & Zamboanga, B. (Co-chairs) (2016, August). Factors influencing health disparities in alcohol problems among ethnic minority groups. Symposium at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Denver, CO.

Martin, J. L., & Cimini, M. D. (Chairs) (2016, August). Developing and evaluating collaborative SBIRT training in psychology programs: Strategies for success. Conversation hour presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Denver, CO.

Martin, J. L. (2016, August). Protective behavioral strategies and alcohol-related problems in African American college students. In J. L. Martin and Zamboanga, B. (Chairs), Factors influencing health disparities in alcohol problems among ethnic minority groups. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Denver, CO.

Martin, J. L. (2016, June). Does personalized feedback enhance outcomes for students who drink to cope? A Pilot Study. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, New Orleans, LA.

Martin, J. L., Prout, J., Hetz, M., Dillon, F., & Ertl, M. (2016, October). Development and initial validation of the Stimulant Motives Measure. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY.

McAndrew, L.M., Markowitz, S., Lu, S., Borders, A., Rothman, D., & Quigley, K.S. (In Press). Unit Cohesion is prospectively related to improved coping and mental health function after deployment. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy.

McAndrew, L.M., Chandler, H.C., Serrador, J., Quigley, K.S.,Natelson, B., & Lange, G. (in press). Comparison of the functional health limitations of Veterans deployed to Iraq or Afghanistan to Veterans deployed to Desert Shield/Storm with chronic fatigue syndrome. Military Behavioral Health.

McAndrew, L.M., Helmer, D.A., Phillips, L.A., Chandler, H., Ray, K., & Quigley, K.S. (2016). Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans report symptoms consistent with chronic multisymptom illness one year after deployment. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 53(1).

McAndrew, L.M., Chandler, H.K., Greenberg, L., & Helmer, D.A. (2016, March). Cognitive Behavioral Therapy delivered in person to telephone to usual care for Veterans with chronic multisymptom illness. Poster session presented at the annual conference of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Washington, DC.

McVeigh, B. J. (2016). The history of Japanese psychology: Global perspectives, 1875-1950. London, UK: Bloomsbury Publishing.

Muetzelfeld, H., Kangos, K., Wright, S. T., Maestro, K., Friedlander, M. L., & McAndrew, L. (2016, June). Adapting the SOFTA-o to the medical setting. Paper presented at the second SOFTA conference. Bologna, Italy.

Pasupuleti, R., McAndrew, L.M., Anastasides, N., & Quigley, K.S. (2015). Health beliefs of soldiers about seeking physical health services over time. Proceedings of the Society of Behavioral Medicine (pp. S209). San Antonio, TX: Society of Behavioral Medicine.

Paul, E. C., Pazienza, R., Maestro, K. J., Flye, A., Mueller, P., & Martin, J. L. (in press). I couldn’t do anything, I couldn’t tell anybody: The impact of problematic eating behavior on college friends. Journal of College Counseling.

Pieterse, A. L., & Powell, S. (2016). A theoretical overview of the impact of racism on people of color. In A. Alvarez., C. Liang., & H. Neville (Eds.), Contextualizing the Cost of Racism for People of Color: Theory, Research and Practice (pp 11-30). Washington DC: American Psychological Association.

Shaffer, K. S., & Friedlander, M. L. (in press). What do “interpersonally sensitive” supervisors do and how do supervisees experience a relational approach to supervision? Psychotherapy Research.

Sheehan, D.M., Dillon, F.R., Babino, R., Melton, J., Spadola, C., Da Silva, N., & De La Rosa, M. (in press). Recruiting and assessing young adult Latina recent immigrants in health disparities research. Journal of Multicultural Counseling & Development.

Sheehan, D. M., Trepka, M. J., Fennie, K. P., Prado, G., Madhivanan, P., Dillon, F. R., & Maddox, L. M. (in press). Individual and neighborhood determinants of late HIV diagnosis among Latinos, Florida, 2007-2011. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health.

Sheu, H., Mejia, A., Rigali-Oiler, M., Primé, D. & Chong, S. S. (in press). Social cognitive predictors of academic and life satisfaction: Measurement and structural equivalence across three racial/ethnic groups. Journal of Counseling Psychology.

Sheu, H., Liu Y., & Li, Y. (in press). Well-being of college students in China: Testing a modified social cognitive model. Journal of Career Assessment.

Slotkin, S.D., Maestro, K.J., Galipeau, B., & McAndrew, L.M. (2016, April). Academic Outcomes of Student Veterans with Muscle/Joint Pain. Poster session presented at the annual conference of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Washington, D.C.

Terrezas-Carrillo, E., McWhirter, P. T., & Muetzelfeld, H. K. (2016). Happy parents in Latin America? Exploring the impact of gender, work-family satisfaction, and parenthood on general life happiness. International Journal of Happiness and Development, 3, 140-161.

Verdejo, T., Da Silva, N., Dillon, F. R., & De La Rosa, M. (2016, September). Intimate partner violence, psychological distress, and gender roles among recent Latina immigrants. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the National Latina/o Psychological Association, Orlando, FL.

Zamboanga, B. L., Audley-Piotrowski, S., Iwamoto, D. K., & Martin, J. L. (in press). The risks of being “manly”: Masculine norms and drinking game motives, behaviors, and related consequences among men. Psychology of Men and Masculinity.


Honors, Awards, Grants, and Professional Leadership

Alexandra Agiliga was awarded the School of Education's Van Slyke Scholarship.

Jennifer Bordon was awarded the School of Education’s Joshua Smith and Yun-dih Chia-Smith Young Scholar Travel Award.

Lindsay Buckner was awarded the Benevolent Association Graduate Research award.

Dylan Corp is now the Communications Director, as well as Student Representative, for the Psychological Association of Northeastern New York. Additionally, he is also the Student Affiliates of Seventeen (SAS) program coordinator for University at Albany, and Regional Coordinator for the Northeast (and part of Canada).

Dillon Corp received a fellowship Gorman Foundation to provide clinical services at the Psychological Services Center.

Nicole Da Silva was accepted to Psychology and Spanish Elective Opportunity (P.A.S.E.O.), a one month Spanish for Mental Health Immersion Program in Trujillo, Peru.

Frank Dillon (Co-Investigator and Co-Chair of PhD Fellowship Subcommittee) received a Limited Competition: NIMHD Endowment Program for Increasing Research and Institutional Resources (S21) / NIH grant (4/16 – 3/21) entitled Eliminating health disparities through the strengthening of research capacity.

Frank Dillon received the 2016 UALBANY OUT-Standing Faculty/Staff Lavender Award for long-standing commitment to the Latino and LGBT communities in furthering research addressing HIV and related health disparities.

Abigail Seo-Youn Dubovi was awarded the School of Education’s Dr. Kimberly Esterman Memorial Award.

Abigail Seo-Youn Dubovi received two awards in October, 2016: the New York State College Health Association Outstanding Student Award and the New York State College Health Association Student Travel Award.

Ryan Ebersole was awarded the School of Education’s Jean Edgecombe Groff '38 Graduate Scholarship in Education. Additionally, he is now Membership Chair of Division 17's Section on LGBT Issues.

Michael V. Ellis and Heidi Hutman received the Outstanding Publication of the Year Award (2016) from the Supervision and Training Section of the Society of Counseling Psychology (Division 17 of APA) for the following article: Ellis, M. V., Hutman, H., & Chapin, J. (2015). Reducing supervisee anxiety: A role induction intervention for clinical supervision. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 62, 608-620.

Michael V. Ellis is now serving on the editorial board of Training and Education in Professional Psychology (2016 – Present) and also serves on the editorial board for The Clinical Supervisor (2005 – Present).

Melissa Ertl was awarded the University at Albany Graduate Student Association Professional Development Grant. She also received the School of Education’s Van Slyke Scholarship.

Melissa Ertl received several awards this year: the 2016 Initiatives for Women Haynes-Davis Memorial Scholarship; a 2016 APA Student Travel Award; a 2016 National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) sponsored Student/Early Career Travel Grant, and a 2016 National Latina/o Psychological Association (NLPA) Scholarship to support research on undocumented individuals.

Melissa Ertl was chosen to be a Campus Representative for Division 35 Society for the Psychology of Women (2016-2017).

Gabrielle Groth was awarded the Benevolent Association Graduate Research award. She was also awarded the University at Albany Dissertation Research Fellowship Award.

Laura Longo received a Professional Development Award from the University at Albany Graduate Student Association.

Jessica L. Martin received the 2016 G. Alan Marlatt Award for Distinguished Scientific Early Career Contributions from the Society of Addiction Psychology (APA Division 50).

Shannon Tierney contributed to the October issue of Medicaid Update: The Official Newsletter for NYS Medicaid Program in her position with the NYS Department of Health. The article informs transportation managers, providers, and enrollees about the rights of Americans with disabilities under the ADA regarding service animals.

Students (bold type) and Faculty (italics) Publications and Presentations

Alessi, E. J., Dillon, F. R., & Kim, H. M. S. (2015). Determinants of lesbian and gay affirmative practice among heterosexual therapists. Psychotherapy, 52, 298-303.

Alessi, E. J., Dillon, F. R., & Kim, H. M. (2015). Therapist correlates of attitudes toward sexual minority individuals, affirmative counseling self-efficacy, and beliefs about affirmative practice. Psychotherapy Research. Advanced online publication.

Austin, C. L., Gale., M. M., & Nicolas, A. (2015). "Your mental health is your wealth": A stigma reduction initiative for African American families in Albany, NY. Poster presented at University at Albany School of Education Day, Albany, NY.

Austin, C. L., & Gunther, C. (2015, June). Theory-based technique: A aualitative analysis of Hanna Levenson’s perspective on the unfolding process of change in her work with “Ann.” Paper presented in symposium, Friedlander, M.L. (moderator), What makes a therapy experience “corrective”? A multi-method analysis of a brief dynamic therapy case conducted by Hanna Levenson presented at the annual meeting, Society for Psychotherapy Research, Philadelphia.

Ayala, E. E. (2015, January). Stress, self-care, and quality of life: Implications for psychological, psychiatric, and medical professionals. Paper presented at the Albany Medical Center Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Albany, NY.

Ayala, E. E., & Ellis, M. V. (Co-Chairs). (2015, August). Clinical supervision practices and self-care: Lifelong training implications for psychologists. Symposium conducted at the 123rd annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, ON.

Ayala, E. E., & Ellis, M. V. (2015, August). Female doctoral students in professional psychology: Self-care’s relation to stress and well being. In E. E. Ayala & M. V. Ellis (Co-Chairs), Clinical supervision practices and self-care: Lifelong training implications for psychologists. Symposium presented at the 123rd annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, ON.

Ayala, E. E., Ellis, M. V., Grudev, N., & Cole, J. (2015, June). Stress and self-care of female doctoral students in professional psychology: Implications for clinical supervision. Paper presented at the 11th International Interdisciplinary Conference on Clinical Supervision, Garden City, NY.

Ayala, E. E., Ellis, M. V., Kotary, B., Berger, L., & Hanus, A. (2015, June). Two studies of exceptional clinical supervision: Construct definition and occurrence rates. Paper to be presented at the 11th International Interdisciplinary Conference on Clinical Supervision, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY.

Ayala, E., Kotary, B., & Hetz, M. (in press). Perceived attributions of victims and perpetrators: Effects of gender and relationship. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.

Barbaro, L., & Kangos, K. (2015, June). Engagement, emotional connection, and safety: When and how “Ann” and Hanna created their increasingly strong working alliance. Paper presented in symposium, Friedlander, M.L. (moderator), What makes a therapy experience “corrective”? A multi-method analysis of a brief dynamic therapy case conducted by Hanna Levenson presented at the annual meeting, Society for Psychotherapy Research, Philadelphia.

Berghuis, K. J., Martin, J. L., Martens, M. P., Cimini, M. D. (2015, August). The roles of negative urgency and depressive symptoms in alcohol-related problems among college students. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.

Buckner, L., Groth, G., Longo, L., Prout, J., & Li, Y. (2015, August). Health-risk behaviors among college students: Trends and implications for research and practice. Symposium presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, ON.

Buckner, L., Martin, J. L., Berghuis, K. J. (2015, August). The role of protective behavioral strategies in alcohol-related outcomes for college students of color. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.

Carlson, K.F., O’Neil, M.E., Forsberg, C.W., McAndrew, L.M., Storzbach, D., Cifu, D.X., & Sayer N.A. (in press). Risk of hospitalization due to motor vehicle crashes among Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans diagnosed with traumatic brain injury. NeuroRehabilitation.

Craig, S. L., Doiron, C., & Dillon, F. (2015). Cultivating professional allies for sexual minority
youth: A community-based educational intervention. Journal of Homosexuality, 62, 1703-1721.

Dasen, L. E., & Dillon, F. R. (August, 2015). Marianismo, alcohol use, and mental health among recent Latina immigrants. Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, ON.

Da Silva, N., Dillon, F.R., Verdejo, T., Sanchez, M., Ebersole, R., & De La Rosa, M. (2015, August). Acculturative stress, psychological distress, and alcohol use among recent Latina immigrants: The moderating role of religious coping. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association convention, Toronto, ON.

Dillon, F. R., Alessi, E., Craig, S., Ebersole, R. C., Kumar, S., & Spadola, C. (2015).
Development of the Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Affirmative Counseling Self-Efficacy Inventory – Short form. Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, 2, 86- 95.

Dillon, F.R., Alessi, E.J., Craig, S., Ebersole, R., Kumar, S.M., & Spadola, C. (2015, August). Developing the Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Affirmative Counseling Self-Efficacy Inventory - Short Form (LGBCSI-SF). Poster presented at the American Psychological Association convention, Toronto, ON.

Dillon, F. R., Odera, L., Fons-Scheyd, A., Sheu, H. B., Ebersole, R. C., & Spanierman, L. B.
(2016). A dyadic study of multicultural counseling competence. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 63, 57-67.

Dillon, F. R., Fortuna, K, & Duan, R. (2015). Measurement equivalence of the Short Inventory of
Problems-Revised across adult outpatient racial groups. Journal of Ethnic and Cultural Diversity in Social Work, 24, 109-129.

Dubovi, A.S., Li, Y., & Martin, J.L. (in press). Breaking the silence: Disordered eating and big five traits in college men. American Journal of Men's Health.

Ebersole, R.C., Dillon, F.R., Stevenson, M.C., DaSilva, N.E., & Vega, A.M. (2015, August). Correlates of HIV status nondisclosure to sexual partners. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, ON.

Ebersole, R.C., Moorer, K. D., Noble, J. J., & Madson, M. B. (in press). Protective strategies, alcohol consumption, and negative consequences among lesbian, gay, bisexual college students. Journal of Gay & Lesbian Mental Health.

Ebersole, R.C., Moorer, K.D., Noble, J.J., & Madson, M.B. (August, 2015). Protective behavioral strategies as a moderator of drinking consequences for LGB college students. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, ON.

Ellis, M. V. (2015, June). Mentor/Discussant. In H. Hutman, (Chair), Speed-mentoring with leaders in the clinical supervision profession. Conducted at the 11th International Interdisciplinary Conference on Clinical Supervision, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY.

Ellis, M. V. (2015, August). Mentor/Discussant. In H. Hutman, (Chair), Student mentoring with the Section on Supervision and Training leaders. Conducted at the 123rd annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, ON.

Ellis, M. V. (2015, June). So you want to do clinical supervision research? Let’s get started! Roundtable conducted at the 11th International Interdisciplinary Conference on Clinical Supervision, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY.

Ellis, M. V., Ayala, E. E., Kotary, B., Berger, L., & Hanus, A. (2015, August). Exceptional clinical supervision: Testing a taxonomy and assessing occurrence. In E. E. Ayala & M. V. Ellis, (Co-Chairs), Clinical supervision practices and self-care: Lifelong training implications for psychologists. Paper presented at the 123rd annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, ON.

Ellis, M. V., Creaner, M., Hutman, H. B., & Timulak, L. (2015). A comparative study of clinical
supervision in the Republic of Ireland and the US. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 62, 621-631.

Ellis, M. V., & Hutman, H. (2015, August). Crossing international borders: Advancing a global understanding of clinical supervision. In C. Falender & Y. W. Wand (Co-chairs), Clinical supervision in a diverse, global society. Roundtables to be conducted at the 123rd Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, ON, Ontario, CA.

Ellis, M. V., & Kangos, K. (Co-Chairs). (2015, June). Hot topics in clinical supervision 2015. Roundtables conducted at the 11th International Interdisciplinary Conference on Clinical Supervision, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY.

Fang, K., Pieterse, A. L., & Friedlander, M. L. (2016). Contributions of acculturation, enculturation, discrimination and personality traits to social anxiety among Chinese immigrants: A context-specific assessment. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 22, 58-68.

Friedlander, M. L. (2015). Use of relational strategies to repair alliance ruptures: How responsive supervisors train responsive therapists. Psychotherapy, 32, 174-179.

Friedlander, M. L. (2015, June). What makes a therapy experience “corrective”? A multi-method snalysis of a Brief Dynamic Therapy case conducted by Hanna Levenson. Moderated symposium presented at the annual meeting, Society for Psychotherapy Research, Philadelphia.

Friedlander, M. L., Blanco, S., Bernardi, S., & Shaffer, K. S. (in press). Empowering female supervisees: A feminist, multicultural and relational perspective. In M. Keitel & M. Kopala, Eds. Handbook of counseling women. (2nd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Friedlander, M. L., Heatherington, L., & Escudero, V. (2016). Research on change mechanisms: Advances in process research. In T. Sexton and J. Lebow, Eds. Handbook of family therapy. (4th ed.; pp. 454-467). New York: Routledge.

Friedlander, M. L., & Wright, S. T. (in press). Counseling psychologists. In A. Weitzel, Ed. Sage Encyclopedia of Abnormal and Clinical Psychology. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Garcia, J. J., Harrison, L., Lantz, M. M., & Lund, E. (2015, January). Let’s talk: What can we do in the wake of Ferguson? Discussion facilitated at the 2015 National Multicultural Conference and Summit, Atlanta, GA.

Groth, G. & Martin, J. L. (2015). Risky sexual behavior and mental health concerns among college students. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, ON.

Heatherington, L., Friedlander, M. L., Diamond, G. M., Escudero, V., & Pinsof, W. G. (2015). 25 years of systemic therapies research: Progress and promise. Psychotherapy Research, 25, 348-364.

Heatherington, L., Escudero, V., & Friedlander, M. L. (in press). Where systems theory and alliance meet: Relationship and technique in family therapy. In O. Tishby & H. Wiseman, Eds. Developing the therapeutic relationship: Integrating case studies, research and practice. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Ibañez, G. E., Dillon, F. R., Sanchez, M., De La Rosa, M., Tan, L., & Villar, M. (2015). Changes
in family cohesion and acculturative stress among recent Latino immigrants. Journal of Ethnic & Cultural Diversity in Social Work, 24, 219-234.

Kangos, K., Hutman, H., Berger, L., Ellis, M. V., Nicolas, A., Corp, D., & Gibson, A. (2015, August). APA Guidelines for clinical supervision: Implications for supervisees. In E. E. Ayala & M. V. Ellis, (Co-Chairs), Clinical supervision practices and self-care: Lifelong training implications for psychologists. Paper presented at the 123rd Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, ON, Ontario, CA.

Katz, J., Pazienza, R., Olin, R., & Rich, H. (in press). That’s what friends are for: Bystander responses to friends and strangers at risk for party rape victimization. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.

Kumar, S., & Friedlander, M. L. (2015, June). Development and initial validation of the Sources of Self-Efficacy Information Scale for working with lesbian, gay, and bisexual clients. Poster presented at the annual conference, Society for Psychotherapy Research, Philadelphia.

Lichtenberg, J., & Friedlander, M. L. (2015). In memoriam: Donald Blocher. The Counseling Psychologist, 43, 124-126.

Longo, L. M., Groth, G., & Martin, J. L. (2015). Answers to the unasked questions: Why college students drink and their views of intervention efforts. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, ON.

Lopez-Quintero, C., Rojas, P., Dillon, F. R., Varga, L., & De La Rosa, M. (2015). HIV testing
practices among Latina women at risk of getting infected: A five-year follow-up of a community sample in South Florida. AIDS Care. Advance online publication.

McAndrew, L.M., Chandler, H.K., Serrador, J.M., Quigley, K.S., Natelson, B., & Lange, G., (2015, April). Is history repeating itself? A comparison of veterans with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome from the Gulf War to veterans with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome from the Iraq or Afghanistan conflicts. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Society for Behavioral Medicine, San Antonio, TX.

McLaughlin, K. L., Kumar, S., & Pieterse, A. (2015, August). Evaluating the alternative model of the Schedule of Racist Events: A replication. Poster presented at the 123rd annual conference of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, ON.

McLaughlin, K. L., Nicolas, A. I., & Pieterse, A. (2015, October). Internalization as a dynamic dimension of Black identity: A moderated-moderation analysis. Poster presented at the 15th annual Diversity Challenge, a conference of the Institute for the Study and Promotion of Race and Culture (ISPRC) at Boston College, Boston, MA.

Maestro, K.J., Slotkin, S., & McAndrew, L.M. (2015, April). The role of mental health treatment beliefs in veterans’ use of self-help sources. Poster to be presented at the meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, San Antonio, TX.

Martin, J. L., Groth, G., Longo, L., Rocha, T. L., & Martens, M. P. (2015). Disordered eating and alcohol use among college women: Associations with race and big five personality traits. Eating Behaviors, 17, 149–152.

McAndrew, L.M., Pasupuleti, R., Fobler, M., Chiusano, C., Slotkin, S., & Phillips, A. (2015, August). Veterans’ beliefs about their physical symptoms. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, ON.

Mohanty, A.F., Helmer, D.A., Mthukutty, A., McAndrew, L.M., Marjorie, C.E., Judd, J.H., Garvin, J.H., Samore, M., & Gundlapalli, A.V., (in press). Fibromyalgia care of Iraq and Afghanistan-deployed Veterans in the Veterans Health Administration. Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development.

Mohanty, A.F., Mutukutty, A., Carter, M.E., Palmer, M.N., Judd, J., Helmer, D., McAndrew, L.M., Garvin, J.H., Samore, M.H., & Gundlapalli, A.V. (in press). Chronic multisymptom illness among female veterans deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan. Medical Care.

Paradies, Y., Ben, J., Denson, N., Elias, A., Priest, N., Pieterse, A., et al. (2015) Racism as a determinant of health: a systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS ONE 10(9): e0138511. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0138511

Pieterse, A., Gale, M. M., & Powell, S. (2015, August). A meta-analytic review of internalized racial oppression and health-related outcomes. Poster presented at the 123rd annual convention of the American Psychological Association. Tornoto, ON.

Pieterse, A. L., Utsey, S. O., & Miller, M. (in press). Development and initial validation of the Anti-Racism Behavioral Inventory. Counselling Psychology Quarterly.

Ruggiano, N., Taliaferro, J., Dillon, F. R., Granger, T., & Sher, J. (2015). Identifying attributes
of relationship management in human service policy advocacy. Journal of Policy Practice, 14, 212-230.

Sheu, H. B., Gale, M. M., & Dubovi, A. S. Y. (2015). Development of the Engagement in Health Behavior Scale: Initial psychometric evidence. Presented at University at Albany School of Education Day. Albany, NY.

Shaffer, K. S., & Friedlander, M. L. (in press). What do “interpersonally sensitive” supervisors do and how do supervisees experience a relational approach to supervision? Psychotherapy Research.

Shaffer, K. S., & Friedlander, M. L. (2015, June). Supervisee avoidant attachment, relational behavior and the supervisory working alliance. Paper presented at the annual conference, Society for Psychotherapy Research, Philadelphia.

Sheehan, A. S., & Friedlander, M. L. (in press). Therapeutic alliance and retention in Brief Strategic Family Therapy: A mixed-methods study. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy.

Sheehan, D. M., Trepka, M. J., Fennie, K., Prado, G., Madhivanan, P., Dillon, F. R., Maddox, L. (2015). Neighborhood Latino ethnic density and mortality among HIV-positive Latinos by birth country/region, Florida, 2005-2008. Ethnicity & Health.

Sheehan, D. M., Trepka, M. J., Fennie, K. P., Prado, G., Madhivanan, P., Dillon, F. R., & Maddox, L. M. (2015). Individual and neighborhood predictors of mortality among HIV-positive Latinos with history of injection drug use, Florida, 2000-2011. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 154, 243-250.

Sheehan, D. M., Trepka, M. J., Fennie, K.P., Prado, G., Madhivanan, P., Dillon, F.R., & Maddox L.M. (2015, June). Individual and neighborhood determinants of late HIV diagnosis among Latinos with a history of injection drug use, Florida, 2000-2011. Poster presented at the Society of Epidemiologic Research. Denver, CO.

Slotkin, S., Maestro, K., & McAndrew, L.M. (2015, Apil). The relationship between familial Support and mental health care seeking in veterans. Poster presented at the Society for Behavioral Medicine, San Antonio, TX.

Spadola, C. E., Wagner, E. F., Dillon, F. R., Trepka, M. J., La Cruz‐Munoz, D., & Messiah, S. E. (2015). Alcohol and drug use among postoperative bariatric patients: a systematic review of the emerging research and its implications. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 39, 1582-1601.

Starosta, A. J., Cranston, E., & Earleywine, M. (in press). Safer sex in a digital world: A web-based motivational enhancement intervention to increase condom use among college women. Journal of American College Health.

Wright, S. T., Breier, J., Depner, R., & Grant, P. (2015). Learning from dying: A qualitative study of hospice patients' wisdom. Poster presented at Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, ON, ON.

Wright, S. T., & Friedlander, M. L. (2015, June). Relational technique: Immediacy as the catalyst and witness of “Ann’s” corrective emotional experience. Paper in M. L. Friedlander (Moderator), What makes a therapy experience “corrective”? A multi-method analysis of a brief dynamic therapy case conducted by Hanna Levenson. Panel presented at the annual conference, Society for Psychotherapy Research, Philadelphia.

Honors, Awards, Grants, and Professional Leadership

Several doctoral students, including Marianne Ball, Patricia Cabrera, and Snehal Kumar received Dissertation Research Fellowships from UAlbany’s Graduate Studies

Jessica Martin and Dolores Cimini (co-PIs) received a multi-year grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): A Comprehensive, Collaborative Multi-Component SBIRT Training Model in Professional Psychology at the University at Albany.

Julien Almonte received the Jack’s Fund Award by the School of Education (2014). She also completed an APA Advanced Training Institute (2014).

Patricia Cabrera is the Membership Coordinator for the Military Issues in Counseling Psychology Special Interest Group and is the Teaching Representative for the Positive Psychology Special Interest Group, both groups of Division 17 (Society of Counseling Psychology).

Megan Cusick received the Wishnoff Professional Development Award from the School of Education.

Lauren Dasen was awarded the Division 50 Early Career NIAAA APA Travel Award for her poster, which was presented at the APA convention in 2015.

Frank Dillon (PI) received a multi-year grant from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities for: HIV Testing & Latino MSM: Individual, Sociocultural, and Structural Determinants.

Abigail Dubovi received the Dr. Kimberly Esterman Memorial Award from the School of Education.

Ryan Ebersole was awarded the Division 50 Early Career NIAAA APA Travel Award for his poster presentation at APA in 2015.

Melissa Ertl received a Fellowship from Pi Beta Phi fraternity to support her PhD studies.

Micki Friedlander received an Elder Recognition Award for Lifetime Contribution to the Society of Counseling Psychology (Division 17, APA) in 2015. She also was named one of 5 Editorial Board Reviewers of the Year by the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy.

Heidi Hutman is a member of the Leadership Academy of Division 17(Society of Counseling Psychology).

Melanie Lantz was selected to serve on the SCP Early Career Professionals committee for a 3-year term. She also served as the Social Media Manager for the 2015 National Multicultural Conference and Summit and as Chair of the Student Planning Committee.

Lisa McAndrew (PI) and Micki Friedlander (site PI) were awarded a 4-year grant to study: WRIISC as a Model of Care for Chronic Multisymptom Illness by the Veterans Administration (2015-2019).

Alumni News

Anne Barba, PhD (class of 2000) was awarded board certification by the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) in 2013. She is one of only two board certified neuropsychologists for adults in upstate NY.

Erin Ayala, PhD
(Class of 2015) was awarded the the 2016-2017 Outstanding Faculty Award at University of Minnesota-Duluth.

Janice Carmichael, MS (class of 2016) co-authored the New York State Office of Mental Health Statewide Comprehensive Five-Year Plan for 2016-2020.

Weitzman, G.D. (2017). Polyamory. In J. Lebow, A. Chambers, and D. Breunlin (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Couple and Family Therapy. New York: Springer

Weitzman, G.D. (2017). Polyamory. In J.Fitzgerald (Ed.), Foundations for couples' therapy: Research for the real world. New York: Routledge

Weitzman, G.D. (2017). Beyond lesbian and gay: A private practice for bisexual, transgender, polyamorous, and kinky clients. In S. Walfish, J. Zimmerman, and J. Barnett (Eds.), Handbook of Private Practice: Keys to Success for Mental Health Practitioners. New York: Oxford University

Weitzman, G.D. (2017). What psychology professionals should know about polyamory. Presentation to the Santa Clara County, CA Psychological Association.

Melanie Lantz, PhD (Class of 2015)
received a $46,000 internal grant from Louisiana Tech University to fund technological enhancements of the counseling psychology program training clinic.

Lantz, M. M., Fix, R. F., Davis, B. L., Harrison, L. N., Oliver, A., Crowell, C., Mitchell, A. M., & Garcia, J. J. (2016). Grad students talk: Development and process of a student-led social justice initiative. Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 9, 290-306.

Lantz, M. M., Garza, M. B., Williams, T., & Shamp, L. M. (2017, January). Underrecognized intersectionality: Multicultural competence in rural practice. Roundtable to be presented at the 2017 National Multicultural Conference and Summit, Portland, Oregon.

Lantz, M. M., Franks, D. N., Shamp, L. M., Williams, T., & Garza, M. B. (2017, January). A multi-method examination of multicultural competence. Poster to be presented at the 2017 National Multicultural Conference and Summit, Portland, Oregon.

Franks, D. N., & Lantz, M. M. (2017, January). A social dominance perspective on the intersection of racism and classism. Poster to be presented at the 2017 National Multicultural Conference and Summit, Portland, Oregon.

Shamp, L. M., Thomas, D., Lantz, M. M., & Cloud, C. (2017, January). Facebook and professionalism in the context of multicultural training. Poster to be presented at the 2017 National Multicultural Conference and Summit, Portland, Oregon.

I-Ching Grace Hung, PhD
 (Class of 2015) received the University at Albany’s Distinguished Dissertation Award

Erin Ayala, PhD (Class of 2015) was accepted into the National Institute of Health's Summer Training Institute for Randomized Clinical Behavioral Trials.
Shahana Koslofsky, Ph.D. (Class of 2001) is President-Elect of the Oregon Psychological Association.

Sheila Gardner, PhD (Class of 1998) is President of the New Hampshire Psychological Association.

Tim Ketterson, PhD (Class of 2000) is President-Elect of the Florida Psychological Association.

Geri Weitzman, PhD (Class of 2000) is coordinating a team of volunteers who are restoring
the Poly Friendly Professionals Directory, a resource that helps people to find therapists who are aware of and welcoming towards polyamorous concerns. In addition, she recently submitted two book chapters (by invitation):

Weitzman, G. (2017). Counseling Clients in Polyamorous Relationships. In Foundations for couples’ therapy: Research for the real world, edited by Jennifer Fitzgerald.

Weitzman, G. Beyond Lesbian and Gay: A Private Practice for Bisexual, Transgender, Polyamorous and Kinky Clients. In The Handbook of Private Practice edited by Steve Walfish, Jeff Zimmerman, and Jeff Barnett.

The following PhD alumni became licensed psychologists in various states across the country in recent years: Susana Blanco PhD, Rebecca Burnheimer PhD, Christopher Connacher PhD, Jill DelTosta PhD, Hsin-Hua Cathy Lee PhD, Jerome Farrell PhD, David Kasson PhD, Andrew Kerlow-Myers PhD, Jungeun Kim PhD, Jessica Martin PhD, Cristina Muñiz de la Peña PhD, Tracey Rocha PhD, Kerrin Sendrowitz, PhD

Erin Ayala, PhD (Class of 2015) is completing a post-doctoral fellowship in the Department of Psychiatry at Albany Medical Center (2015-2016).

Lauren Berger, PhD (Class of 2014) is a Visiting Professor at Skidmore College.

Jill DelTosta, PhD (Class of 2014) completed her post-doc at the Stratton VA and is now employed at the Syracuse VA as a clinical supervisor and internship training program member.

Ke Fang, PhD (Class of 2015) is a Visiting Professor at Skidmore College.

Jerome Farrell, PhD (Class of 2011) is now a Professor of Practice and Clinical Coordinator for the Counseling Psychology program at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA.

Samantha Gates, MS (class of 2013) was hired at Center of Autism and Related Disorders in California.

I-Ching Grace Hung, PhD (class of 2015) is now a staff psychologist at the Counseling Center in Michigan State University.

Charles Horowitz, PhD was awarded the Excellence in Part-Time Teaching Award by the School of Education (2014).

Nicholas Ladany, PhD is now the Dean, School of Leadership and Education Sciences at the University of San Diego.

Melanie Lantz, PhD (class of 2015) is now a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the APA-Accredited Counseling Psychology doctoral program at Louisiana Tech University. In 2015 she received an APA Science Directorate Advanced Training Institute Travel Grant and attended an Advanced Training Institute on Structural Equation Modeling in Longitudinal Research.

Minsun Lee, PhD has joined the faculty in the Counseling Psychology program at Seton Hall University, NJ.

Allison Leventhal, MS began working at Johns Hopkins University as a Case Manager in 2015.

Yue Li, MS (Class of 2014) entered the PhD program in Counseling Psychology at Indiana University - Bloomington with a Faculty Fellowship

Kerrin Sendrowitz, PhD (Class of 2011) was promoted to Associate Director and Training Director at Union College’s Counseling Center.

Katharine Shaffer, PhD is a Visiting Professor at the University of Baltimore in Maryland.

Nicole Short, MS (Class of 2013) is working as a Care Coordinator at FEGS Health and Human services, a company on Long Island that offers services to the mentally ill adult population.

Paul Thomas, MS (Class of 2014) is working as a clinician with the clinical day treatment team at Parsons Child and Family Center. He is also volunteering with the Veterans Administration in Albany as a member of a team tasked with data collection for the PTSD Clinic's ongoing Program Evaluations.

Geri Weitzman, PhD (Class of 2000) is on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Bisexuality. She has an in-press book chapter, Counseling clients in polyamorous relationships, in a mainstream text on research-based couples counseling, Foundations for couples therapy: research for the real world.