WACP Congress Program

Pre-Congress Day (Weds, Oct 10)

Day 1 (Thurs, Oct 11)

Day 2 (Fri, Oct 12)

Day 3 (Sat, Oct 13)

TimeTitle Speaker/Facilitator
8:00 – 2:30Registration
All Pre-Congress Day sessions are located in the New York Institute of Technology Auditorium at 1871 Broadway. Congress Days 1–3 takes place at Columbia University (Lerner Hall, Faculty House, Low Memorial Library)
8:30 – 9:00Welcome and Introductions
9:00 – 12:00Plenary 1: The Persistence of God, Spirituality, the Supernatural: Cultural Psychiatry and Mental Health
Culture, Religion and Mental HealthSimon Dein
Medications and/or Yellow Water?: Multiculturalism and its Discomfort in a Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit in LondonMicol Ascoli
Decline and Fall of the Imaginary Dimension: Are we Moving Towards a Virtual and Fictitious Cultural Empire?Goffredo Bartocci
Film presentation: The Palio of Siena: Where the Horses Enter the Church. Horizons of Identity in a City in Central ItalyAntonio Bartoli, Silvia Folchi
On Spirituality: Which Language for a Psychiatric Perspective?Andrea Daverio, Giovanni Giacomo Rovera
Martyrdom, Suicide Terrorism, Religion, and Psychological Climate: A Cultural Psychiatry PerspectiveDonato Zupin, Elisa Rapisarda
12:00 – 1:30Lunch
Board of Directors
Gabriel's Restaurant
11 West 60th Street
1:30 – 4:00Plenary 2: Clinical Case Conference with Diverse Populations: An International PerspectivePresenters: Wei Qi, A. Ning Zhou, Prashanth Pillai, Vanesa Disla
Discussants: Goffredo Bartocci, Francis Lu, Mario Braakman, Muthoni Mathai
4:00 – 4:15Closing Remarks
7:00 – 12:00RegistrationLerner Hall (LH)
8:00 – 9:30Opening CeremonyLH Roone Arledge Auditorium
9:30 – 10:00Presidential Keynote Lecture: Tonantzín-Guadalupe: A Foundational MythSergio Villaseñor-Bayardo
Moderator: Goffredo Bartocci
LH Roone Arledge Auditoirum
10:00 – 10:30BreakLerner Hall
10:30 – 12:30Keynote panel : Overcoming Mental Health Disparities in Cities North and South: The Role of Culture Gary Belkin, Graciela Rojas, Palmira dos Santos, Jacqui Dyer
Moderator: Roberto Lewis-Fernández
LH Roone Arledge Auditoirum
12:30 – 1:30Lunch
Lerner Hall
12:30 – 1:30Board of Directors Meeting LH Room 569
1:00 – 4:00RegistrationFaculty House (FH)
1:30 – 3:00Symposium 1: Stigma and Culture in ChinaJie Li, Mao-Sheng Ran, Zhiying MaFH Presidential 1
Symposium 2: Innovations in Cultural Adaptations to Trauma TreatmentGeert Smid, Simon Groen, Daniel DelanoëFH Presidential 2
Symposium 3: WPA-TPS: Dimensions and Consequences of Forced DisplacementSimon Dein, Meryam Schouler-Ocak, Hans-Jörg AssionFH Seminar 1
Symposium 4: Structural Determinants of Global Mental HealthLawrence Yang, Srishti Sardana, Deborah Padgett, Helena Hansen
Discussant: Anna Yusim
FH Skyline Dining Room
Symposium 5: COFALP/GLADET: Migration and Mental Health in Latin America (in Spanish) Carlos Rojas Malpica, Lenika López Flores, Martha Patricia Aceves Pulido, Sebastián Sepúlveda
Moderator: Sergio Villaseñor-Bayardo
FH Board Room
Symposium 6: Culture and Global Diagnosis for Mental Disorders: A Good-Enough Fit?Kathleen Pike, Roberto Lewis-Fernández, Corinna Hackmann
Discussant: Margaret Swarbrick
FH Garden 2
Symposium 7: Seeking Meaning and Hope in the Opioid CrisisDaniel Chen, Anthony Maffia, Robert Crupi, Brigit PalathraFH Garden 1
Workshop 1: Migration & Dementia in Intercultural ContextsIris Graef-Calliess, Umut Altunoz, Ilaria TarriconeFH Seminar 2
Workshop 2: Fostering Self-Reflection and Cultural Intelligence Among a New Generation of TraineesAngela Shrestha, Surya Sabhapathy, Brandi JacksonFH Seminar 3/4
Workshop 3: DBT-informed Treatment for Asian-American Immigrants: Recognizing Cultural and Acculturation Factors that Inhibit ChangeYuen Ling Ho, Dustin ChienFH Presidential 3
Workshop 4: Best Practices for Delivering Culturally Competent Coordinated Specialty Care Treatment for First-Episode PsychosisIruma Bello, Hong Ngo, Sarah Piscitelli, Oscar Jiménez-Solomon FH Ivy Lounge
3:00 – 3:30BreakFaculty House
3:30 – 5:00Symposium 8: Radicalisation and Countering Violent ExtremismNeil Krishan Aggarwal, Kamaldeep Bhui, Stevan Weine, Edgar JonesFH Presidential 1
Symposium 9: Scandinavian Experiences of the Cultural Formulation InterviewValerie DeMarinis, Sigrid Kjørven Haug, Signe Lund SkammeritzFH Garden 2
Symposium 10: Reducing Disparities in Care Across Social Groups in a State Mental Health Authority: The New York State Office of Mental Health Ann Marie Sullivan, Crystal Fuller Lewis, Roberto Lewis-FernándezFH Seminar 1
Symposium 11: Current Status of Use of Cultural Adaptation in Clinical InteractionsTariq Munshi, Muhammad Irfan, Shanaya Rathod FH Skyline Dining Room
Symposium 12: The Emergence of the Suicidal SocietyMichele Mattia, Pietro Barbetta, Marcelo PakmanFH Ivy Lounge
Symposium 13: COFALP/GLADET: Important Topics in Mental Health: Suicide, Violence, and the Changing View of “Truth” (in Spanish)Paola González Castro, David Hafner, Carlos Rojas Malpica, Frank López, Angélica Quiroga-Garza, Juana Nájera Delgado
Moderator: Dominique Wintrebert
FH Board Room
Symposium 14: Religion: A Core Variable for Psychiatric Assessment, Care and RecoveryGlen Milstein, Sidney Hankerson, Connie SvobFH Presidential 2
Workshop 5: How to Deal with Mental Health Problems of International Students from China?Xudong Zhao, Lusha LiuFH Seminar 2
Workshop 6: Tai Chi, Qigong and Breath Practices for Wellbeing and Mood RegulationColleen Loehr, Patricia Gerbarg, Richard Brown FH Garden 1
Workshop 7: Addressing Mental Health Stigma in Immigrant Families Through the Lens of Film and StorytellingSeeba Anam, Dinesh Sabu FH Presidential 3
Workshop 8: How Can We Deal with Spirit Possession and Learn from Traditional Rituals in Our Work in Mental Health and Psychotherapies? Marcos de Noronha, Marjolein van DuijlFH Seminar 3/4
5:00 – 6:00 Art Exhibit: Notes on a Diaspora Journey Jaswant Guzder Low Memorial Library Faculty Room
6:00 – 8:00 Reception and Awards CeremonyLow Memorial Library Rotunda
WS Tseng Lifetime Achievement Award Arthur Kleinman
G Bartocci Special Achievements Award Laurence Kirmayer
K Bhui Academic Accomplishment AwardSergio Villaseñor-Bayardo
Seva Award for Services to WACP and Contributions to Cultural Psychiatry Patricia Aceves, Albert Persaud
Pioneering Work in Cultural Psychiatry Award Samuel Okpaku, Irina Kupriyanova
Creative Education in Cultural Psychiatry AwardJie Li, Tsuyoshi Akiyama
TimeTitle Speaker/FacilitatorLocation
7:30 – 10:00RegistrationLerner Hall
8:30 – 10:30Special Session 1 Lerner Hall Party/Performance Space
Psychotherapy with RefugeesHans Rohlof
Contemporary Mental Health Services and Cultural Relevance: Global Call for ParityShanaya Rathod
Many Faces of Dissociation: Core Psychopathology and the Culturally Shaped Façade Vedat Şar
White Opioids: Race in the US War on Drugs that Wasn'tHelena Hansen
Special Session 2 LH Cinema Room
Working with Interpreters in Mental HealthRachel Tribe
Psychotic PTSD: Clinical Differences between
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder with Secondary
Psychotic Features and Schizophrenia Among
Refugees in the Netherlands
Mario Braakman
The Cultural Construction of the Western Conception of the Sacred: Pathoplastic and Pathogenic ConsequencesGoffredo Bartocci
Mental Health Research Capacity Building in Kenya: Addressing Disparities in Research in Low-Resource Settings Muthoni Mathai
Special Session 3LH Room 555
Reflections on the Integration of Art and Psychiatry: A Personal JourneyJaswant Guzder
Bangkit : The Processes of Recovery from First-Episode Psychosis in JavaMA Subandi
Training of Health Professionals to Cope with Poor Mental Health among Refugees and Asylum Seekers: Experiences from Sweden Sofie Bäärnhielm
Community-Based Solutions to Achieving Mental Health Equity for Three Underserved Communities at a County Level Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola
10:30 – 11:00BreakLerner Hall; walk to Faculty House
10:30 – 12:30Registration Faculty House (FH)
11:00 – 12:30Symposium 15: Indigenous Community Mental Health in the USA and Canada: Engagements with Cultural Psychiatry (Part 1)William Hartmann, Emma Elliott-Groves, Jake Burack
Discussant: Joseph Gone
FH Presidential 1
Symposium 16: Strengthening Mental Health Services in Yogyakarta, Indonesia: Using an Action Research Model Linking University to Public Health SystemMary Jo DelVecchio Good, MA Subandi, Carla Marchira
Moderator: Byron Good
FH Presidential 2
Symposium 17: Psychological Climate, “Cultural Delusions” and the New Pathologies of the WestMicol Ascoli, Giangiacomo Rovera, Donato Zupin
Discussant: Daniel Chen
Moderator: Goffredo Bartocci
FH Seminar 1
Symposium 18: Culture, Systems, and Relationships: Theoretical and Clinical ApproachesJaswant Guzder, Sharon Bond, Sarah Nguyen
Moderator: Ellen Berman
FH Garden 2
Symposium 19: COFALP/GLADET: Important Topics in Mental Health: Religious Beliefs, Spiritual Healing, the Family, and StigmaMaria Dolores Ruelas, Irma Espinosa Hernández, Alberto Velasco, Marina Nava Medellín, Antonio Geraldo da Silva
Moderator: Federico Ossola
FH Seminar 2
Workshop 9: Globalization and Mental Health of ImmigrantsYu Abe, José López-Rodas, Marcos de Noronha FH Ivy Lounge
Workshop 10: Life is Precious: Serving Latina Adolescents in a Culturally Competent MannerRosa Gil, Jennifer HumenskyFH Board Room
Workshop 11: Peer Support in New York: An Evolving LandscapeCarlton Whitmore, Celia Brown, Gita EndersFH Seminar 3/4
Workshop 12: Conceptual Models for Teaching Cultural Competency: Theoretical Considerations and a Case Example from the Hmong CultureScott Sandage, James Stevens, Steven SandageFH Presidential 3
Workshop 13: Unleashing the Promise of the Cultural Formulation Interview (CFI): Using Short Films to Empower Young People to Express their Cultural Formulations and IdentitiesOscar Jiménez-Solomon, Chacku Mathai, Andy Ramón, Nannan Liu, Elise PadillaFH Garden 1
12:30 – 2:00Lunch and Business MeetingFH Presidential 1
1:00 3:30pm RegistrationFaculty House
2:00 – 3:30Symposium 20: Indigenous Community Mental Health in the USA and Canada: Engagements with Cultural Psychiatry (Part 2)Dennis Wendt, Victoria O’Keefe, Monica Skewes
Discussant: Kamilla Venner
Moderator: Joseph Gone
FH Presidential 1
Symposium 21: Using Evidence-Based Approaches to Guide the Development of Culturally Adapted TreatmentsNolan Zane, Doris Chang, Cindy Huang
Discussant: Gordon Nagayama Hall
FH Presidential 2
Symposium 22: Spirituality as a Pathway to Global Mental Health Equity: Lessons from LiberiaGilberte Bastien, Dyonah Thomas, Worpoe WoahloeFH Seminar 1
Symposium 23: Understanding Preferences for Depression Treatment and for Shared Decision Making in Mental Health CareNicholas Carson, Benjamin Le Cook, Ana Progovac
Discussant: Dharma Cortés
FH Garden 2
Symposium 24: Increasing Access to Care Among Anxious Racial/Ethnic Minority Youth: Culture, Development and the Youth Anxiety CenterMaría C. Zerrate, Jazmín Reyes Portillo, Rebecca Erbán de la Vega
Moderator: Cristiane Duarte
FH Ivy Lounge
Symposium 25: Assessments of US Veterans for Retirement BenefitsSamuel Okpaku, William Lawson, Ron ArmsteadFH Garden 1
Symposium 26: COFALP/GLADET: Challenges Facing the Transcultural Clinic (in French)Dominique Wintrebert, Federico Ossola, Daniel Delanoë, Thames Cornette-Borges
Moderator: Alberto Velasco
FH Board Room
Workshop 14: Disrupting Resistance to Cultural Competence: Adventures in Equity Pedagogy in (Inter)Professional PracticeJanet Mawhinney, Rani SrivastvaFH Presidential 3
Workshop 15: Culturally Competent Reflective Practice: Integrating the Personal and the ProfessionalKenneth Fung, Ted Lo FH Seminar 2
Workshop 16: "A Falta de Pan, Galletas": Developing A Multifamily DBT Skills Group in SpanishMaciel Campos, Alexandra Canetti, Zachary BlumkinFH Seminar 3/4
Poster Session 1FH Skyline Dining Room
Help Seeking and Stigma Related to Perinatal Depression Treatment in NigeriaAdemola Adeponle
Providing Culturally Appropriate Mental Health Services to Mayan Communities in GuatemalaAlejandra Paniagua-Avila
Improving Access to Psychotropic Medications for a Humanitarian Setting in LebanonAli Haidar
Hidden in Plain Sight: A Literature Review of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) in Same-Sex CouplesAmílcar Tirado
Cultural, Contextual and Social Factors that Contribute to Depression among Women in India: A Meta-EthnographyAnindita Bhattacharya
The Tripartite Model and Dimensions of Anxiety and Depression: An Examination of Structure Among Indian AdolescentsAnjali Jain
Preferences for Pharmacological and Psychological Interventions among Primary Care Workers Trained to Treat Depression in NepalAnvita Bhardwaj
Implementation of Mental Health Services After the Earthquake of September 7, 2017 in the State of Oaxaca, MexicoArgenis López
Mental Health Global Challenges: What a Literature Search Tells UsArtin Mahdanian
Why Mexicans Struggle to Follow a Healthy Diet: An Emotional and Cultural Combination Arturo Panduro, Sonia María Román Maldonado
Translation, Adaptation and Validation of the Multicultural Counseling Inventory (MCI)Aya Yuasa
Evaluation for the Effects of Racial Discrimination on the Mental Health of Young Black Males in Boston Communities Brandon Newsome
Variables Related to Self-Harm in a Mexican Population of Adolescents Carolina Villegas, Francelis K. Andrade
Socio-Demographic Profile of Asian Americans Treated for Schizophrenia in Community Mental Health Settings: Implications for Service DeliveryCaroline Lim
Psychodramatic Resources in Social Inhibition CasesCecilia Leite Costa
Vertical Cultural Transmission and Schizophrenia: The First Step Towards Understanding the Relationship Between Culture and SchizophreniaCindy Wu
The Impact of Cultural Health Capital on the Wellbeing of African American WomenClarencetine Brooks
Promoting Mental Health Awareness in the Christian Community through CollaborationClaudine Jones-Bourne
What Does One’s Social Network Say About One’s Willingness to Talk about Mental Health? The Case of Chinese Migrants in MontrealDan Tao
Beauty: The New Common Goal that Brings Together Cultures: Understanding the Psychology Behind Maxillo-Facial Plastic SurgeryDaniele Bartocci
Depression among Mexican Elderly: A Cultural and Contextual Analysis Exploring the Role of Social Isolation and ViolenceDavid Camacho
Catatonia in the Pearl of AfricaDiana Robinson
Acceptability and Engagement in the Loving Kindness Mindfulness (LKM) Smartphone App among Chinese-American College Students: A Mixed-Methods StudyEmily Wu
The Emergence of Gender Differences in Reported Mental Health Symptoms among Middle-School-Aged Youth Exposed to High Levels of Community and Domestic ViolenceErica Gollub
Culturally Adapting an Observer-Based Measure of the Working Alliance for Black AmericansHillary Litwin
The Effects of Physical Activity and Psychological Distress Between Medical Comorbidity and HRQOL among People with Mental Illness: A Moderated Mediation AnalysisIngyu Moon
Implications of Using the Early-Childhood Development Index in High-Income SettingsJaimie Shaff
Trust, Temporality and Ritualized Play in Intercultural TrainingJanique Johnson-Lafleur
Mental Health Care in Jordan: Assessing Barriers, Treatment Options, and CultureJenna Wheaton, Cara Pozun
Ecuadorian Physicians’ Attitudes Towards Mental Health Integration in Primary Care Settings: Preliminary FindingsJessica Keane, Qiuting Li
Evaluating the Cultural Formulation Interview – A Randomized Controlled TrialMalin Idar Wallin
3:30 – 4:00BreakFaculty House
3:30 – 5:30RegistrationFaculty House
4:00 – 5:30Symposium 27: Migration to Europe: Challenges and Opportunities for Mental Health Services, Clinical Experiences from Different CountriesRiyadh Al-Baldawi, Kees Laban, Vittorio de Luca, Solmaz Golsabahi-BroclawskiFH Presidential 1
Symposium 28: Intercultural Mental Health Challenges and Opportunities and Promoting Anti-Discriminatory PracticeDiana Bass, Samrad Ghane, Anna Preston
Discussant: Shanaya Rathod
Moderator: Rachel Tribe
FH Presidential 2
Symposium 29: Context, Adversity, Pubertal Development and the Next Generation: Findings in a Latino SubgroupEleonor McGlinchey, Shakira Suglia, Hannah Carliner
Discussant: Lauren Houghton
Moderators: Glorisa Canino, Cristiane Duarte
FH Garden 2
Symposium 30: Measuring Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Across CulturesAndrew Rasmussen, Nuwan Jayawickreme, Bonnie Kaiser
Discussant: Brandon Kohrt
FH Seminar 1
Symposium 31: Dissociative Alterations of Consciousness and their Correlation with Migration Psychopathology: Clinical CasesMichele Mattia, Camilla Callegari, Marta IelminiFH Ivy Lounge
Symposium 32: Cultivating TraumaNaoko Miyaji, Ernesto Mujica, Daniel GaztambideFH Garden 1
Workshop 17: Promoting Mental Health in Jordan: Challenges and OpportunitiesJo Ellen Patterson, James Griffith, Todd Edwards, Hana Abu HassanFH Seminar 2
Workshop 18: Cultural Change: Diversity Advisory Committee 1999-2018, Twenty Years of a Diversity Initiative, Successes and Future DirectionsRussell Lim, Francis Lu, Ruth Shim, Alan KoikeFH Seminar 3/4
Workshop 19: All Therapy Is Cross-Cultural: A Workshop for Mastering Cultural ComplexitySteven Wolin, Vincenzo di NicolaFH Board Room
Workshop 20: The Trauma of Immigration: Providing Ethical and Cross-Culturally Competent Care to Immigrant PopulationsPamela Montano-Arteaga, Xinlin Chen, Gabrielle Shapiro, Oscar SilvaFH Presidential 3
Poster Session 2FH Skyline Dining Room
When the Campus Is Not a Sanctuary: Assessing the Psychosocial Needs of Undocumented Students and International Students Jordan Dunn
The Hall of Dragon Metamorphoses Tragedy: Life and Death in an Indigenous Mental Asylum in Taiwan 1983-2018Jung-Kwang Wen
StrongMinds: Treating Depression at Scale in AfricaKari Frame
Conceptualizations of Wellbeing and Distress in Chinese International Students Kathy Lin
Racial Implicit Bias in Psychiatry Residents and Restraint Use in the Emergency Department Katrina Hui
Service Users as a Cultural Community: Data from the INCLUDE – US StudyKelsey Clayman
Tuko Pamoja – We Are Together. Caregivers of Patients with Severe Mental Illness: Experiences of a Family Intervention in Tanga, TanzaniaKristin Hatloy
Implementing the Cultural Formulation Interview in Danish Mental Health Care - What Can We Learn? A Qualitative Study of the CFI Consultations and the Perspectives of Providers, Patients and InterpretersLaura Lindberg
Communicating with Refugee Students in a Pre-Bachelor's Program about Emotional Distress and Coping Strategies in the NetherlandsMaria Hilda Schaeren
Mental Health Crisis and Assertive Community Treatment Teams Serving Culturally Diverse Neighborhoods in Queens, New York: Experience and Recommendations Mark Nathanson
Increasing Evidence-Based Mental Health Treatment through the Systematic Adaptation of an Evidence-Based Intervention in Cap-Haïtien, HaitiMichael Galvin
The Impact of Traditional and Transformed Traditional Cultural Elements in the Russian RevolutionMiran Pustoslemsek
Multilingualism in Outpatient Mental Health Care Services in GermanyMike Mösko
Suicidal Ideation in College StudentsNavikran Mahajan
Sociocultural Factors and Health Outcomes among Schizophrenia Patients in SubSaharan Africa - A ReviewOlaniyi Olayinka, Tolulope Olupona
Stigma in African Genomics Research on South African Xhosa patients with Schizophrenia and Patients with Rheumatic Heart DiseaseOlivia Matshabane
Cultural Competence in Healthcare Organizations– A Scoping Review of InterventionsOriana Handtke
Clinicians' Ratings of Usefulness of Diagnostic Criteria for Depressive Disorders Among Adolescents in IndiaPankhuri Aggarwal
Perceived Stress and Burden in Primary Caretaker of Substance AbusersRanjive Mahajan
Practices and Attitudes Toward Parents with Mental Illnesses and their Dependent Children among Mental Health Professionals: A Nationwide Survey of Japanese Psychiatric HospitalsRie Ueno, Hirokazu Osada
Navigating Cultural Dilemmas in Early Psychosis: Illustrating the Value of an Intersubjective Approach to Providing Culturally Competent CareRyan Primrose
Incidence of Khat Use among Treatment-Seeking Somalis in EthiopiaSagal Ahmed
Utilization of Mental Health Services by Immigrant Population: A Pilot Study Sachidanand Peteru, Manu Dhawan, Prashanth Pillai
Depressed Latinx Elderly Adults’ Decision-Making and Information-Seeking Preference in Primary Care: Implications for Late-Life Depression TreatmentSara Romero
A Cross-Cultural Perspective on Contributing Factors in Anorexia NervosaSarah Benkirane
Relationship Between Stressor and Stress Coping of Family Members of Cancer PatientsSayaka Jinno, Ishida Wataru
Is Exorcism of Diabolic Possession a "Therapeutic" Practice Compatible with the Juridical Criteria of Western Psychiatry?Simone Bellarelli
Need for Culture-Specific & Trans-cultural Educational Modules for Psychiatrists: A Narrative ReviewSurbhi Batra
Improving Mental Health: A Process Evaluation Using Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis of a Psychiatry Education Intervention in Mwanza, Tanzania for Medical StudentsSusan Poon, Jordan Li
Transformation of Cultural Competence among Mental Health Practitioners with their Seven-Years’ Outreach to People in Affected Areas of the Great East Japan EarthquakeSuzuki Mitsuru, Yuko Murakami, Takako Ohkawa, Kumiko Tanaka
A Critical Review of Current Evidence on Multiple Discrimination and HealthSylvanna Vargas
Integrating Culture and Evidence: A Scoping Review of Culturally Competent Psychological Interventions for Female Survivors of Intimate Partner ViolenceTaslim Alani-Verjee
Mass Hysteria - A Maldivian PerspectiveTrupti Koli
Using Critical Reflexivity to Support Cultural Humility: Individual Action as a Challenge to Systemic InjusticeVashti Campbell
A Qualitative Analysis of the Psychological Process of Adolescents who Lost their Grandparents to Illness in JapanWataru Ishida
Social Isolation among Mexican Older Adults: A Cultural and Contextual Analysis of the Relationship with Physical Health, Mental Health and Healthcare UtilizationYookyong Lee, David Camacho, Anindita Bhattacharya, Ellen P. Lukens
6:30 – endOptional activities: Walking tour of Midtown, Boat tour of the Hudson River, Restaurant, 9/11 Memorial and Observatory
TimeTitle Speaker/FacilitatorLocation
7:30 – 10:00RegistrationFaculty House (FH)
8:30 – 10:30Paper Session 1: Fostering Cultural Competence in Mental Health Service Delivery FH Board Room
Perceptions of Trainees and Clinicians Regarding the Meaning of Cultural Competence in Mental Health Care in India and the United StatesVaishali Raval
A Comparison of CBT, Treatment as Usual, and Waitlist for Anxiety Disorders: Experiences with a Quasi-Experimental Comparative Study in IndonesiaTheo Bouman
The New Beginnings Clinic: Providing Effective, Culturally Competent Assessment and Treatment for Refugees Lisa Andermann (moderator)
Value-Based Psychiatry Hasanen Al-Taiar
The Effect of Contact with Patients on the Attitude of Student Nurses Towards the Mentally Ill Mohamed Fakhr El-Islam
Local Music: A Resource in Music TherapyAntonio Díaz Quiroz
Paper Session 2: Cultural Adaptation of Services and InterventionsFH Presidential 1
Mind the Cultural Gap: Key Domains for Cultural and Contextual Responsiveness in mhGap Adaptation and ImplementationAna Gómez Carrillo
Cultural Adaptation of the WHO Digital Intervention Program Step-By-Step for Filipino Transnational MigrantsBrian Hall
A Chilean Adaptation of the Culturally Focused Interview in Santiago De Chile: Advances and IssuesSergio Ramon Florenzano
The Structure and Delivery of a Behavioural Intervention to Reduce HIV Transmission amongst Serodiscordant Couples in Durban, South Africa: Conceptual Basis, Procedures, Challenges and Lessons LearntSibongile Mashaphu
Exploring the Cultural Flexibility of the ACT Model as an Effective Therapeutic Group Intervention for Turkish-Speaking Communities in East LondonAradhana Perry
The Acceptability of Cognitive-Behavior Therapy (CBT) for Indonesian Mental OutpatientsDiana Setiyawati
Paper Session 3: Epidemiology and Measurement in the Clinic and the CommunityFH Presidential 3
A Cross-Cultural Clinical Comparison between Subjects with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder from the United States and BrazilGustavo Medeiros
Change of Treatment Status of Persons with Severe Mental Illness from 1994 to 2015 in Rural ChinaMao-Sheng Ran (moderator)
Cross-Cultural Comparison of Callous-Unemotional Traits – Japan vs. Other CountriesHirokazu Osada
The Predictive Value of Self-Report Scales Compared with Physician Diagnosis of Depression in HIV+ Patients in Harare, ZimbabweTonya Taylor
Schizophrenia and Stigma among Guatemalan Mayan FamiliesRobert Kohn
Comparative Study of Depression Among
Adolescents in Russia and China
Irina Kupriyanova
Paper Session 4: Disparities in Mental Health CareFH Presidential 2
Programa Esperanza: A Comparative Effectiveness Trial to Optimize Mental Health Equity in Older US LatinosMaría Aranda
The Development of a Decision Aid to Facilitate Shared Decision Making for Depressed Minorities in Primary Care: A Sequential Mixed-Method Exploratory StudySapana Patel
Exploring the Unique Contributions of Peer Specialists Delivering Health Interventions for People with Serious Mental IllnessAna Stefancic
Peer-Based Health Interventions for People with Serious Mental Illness: A Systematic Literature ReviewLeopoldo Cabassa (moderator)
Evaluating a Supportive Through-the-Gate Programme for a Culturally Diverse Group of Ex-Prisoners with Mental Health Needs in South East London and Kent, UKAl Aditya Khan
Acculturative Stress, Mental Health, and Willingness to Use Services Among Young Adults Living in Public HousingAndrea Cole
Paper Session 5: Psychosis Across CulturesFH Seminar 1
Treating Confined and Physically Restrained Schizophrenics: A Model of a Culturally Sensitive Psychiatric Intervention in Bali, IndonesiaCokorda Lesmana
Evaluation of a Culturally Adapted Family Intervention (Cafi) for African Caribbeans Diagnosed with Schizophrenia: Mixed Methods Feasibility StudyDawn Edge (moderator)
Pathways to Mental Health Care: A Cross-Sectional Study at a Tertiary Care Psychiatric Teaching Hospital, Goa, IndiaNeha Bhave
Representations of the Self in Patients with Schizophrenia after Social Interaction: Cultural and Clinical ImplicationsDaina Crafa
Images that Speak: A Photovoice Study on the Psychosocial Experience of Psychosis in a Migrant Population from Cape VerdeSalomé Xavier
The “Social Course” of the Early Phase of Psychotic Illness: A Preliminary Descriptive Study from Yogyakarta, IndonesiaNida Hasanat
Paper Session 6: Caring for Migrants, Asylum Seekers, and RefugeesFH Garden 2
PAIR.Me - Notes from an Ecological Mental Health Intervention to Address Resettled Refugees’ Needs in Sintra, PortugalDora Conceição
PTSD and Other Psychiatric Disorders in Asylum Seekers in Israel Rafael Youngmann
Nightmares of Traumatized Central American RefugeesJames Boehnlein
Diabetes and Co-Morbid Mental Health Problems in Returned Migrants in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Example of TajikistanHuvaydo Mirzoshoev
Receiving the Transgender Refugee: Competent, Intersectional Care and Improved AccessKristen Beiers-Jones (moderator)
Cultural Psychiatry in the Context of the S.P.R.A.R. (Protection Service for Refugees and Asylum Seekers) in Italy: The Experience of the Ethnopsychiatric and Cultural Consultation Service in Bologna, ItalyVincenzo Spigonardo
Paper Session 7: Critical Perspectives: Provider Training, Care Delivery, and the Opiate CrisisFH Garden 1
Resilience as Resistance: The Politics of Identity and Self-Definition at an African-Caribbean Mental Health CentreKwame Phillips (moderator)
For One’s Own Good: Positionality and Clinical CareYann Zoldan
Performing Culture in Mental Health Education Briege Casey
Mental Health Care in Dark Times: Racism, Trump, Coal and the Opiate EpidemicLarry Merkel
Addressing Mental Illness for Successful Treatment of Opioid DependenceElina Yushuvayev
Cultural Issues in Medicine and the American Opioid CrisisJon Streltzer
A Social Cognitive Model of The Relationship of Discrimination to Depression: Empirical Evidence and Clinical ImplicationsElizabeth Brondolo
Paper Session 8: Novel Approaches to Global Mental HealthFH Ivy Lounge
Community-Based, Culturally-Sensitive Mental Health Care in Congo: Results, Outcome, and ChallengesJaak Le Roy
Leveraging Local Help-Seeking Norms in Rural Kenya to Expand Community-Based Mental Health CareTahilia Rebello (moderator)
The Case for Music Therapy as a Primary Mental Health TreatmentDean Olsher
Development of a Mobile App for Depression in the Dominican Republic: Are we There Yet?Susan Caplan
‘Pictures Make it Easy’ – Co-development of a Visual Tool for Mental Health Recovery in North India using Participatory Action ResearchSumeet Jain
Identifying Reproducible Brain Signatures of Obsessive-Compulsive Profiles: Rationale and Methods for an International Study in Adults with Obsessive-Compulsive DisorderH. Blair Simpson
Paper Session 9: Caring for Youth and Families Across CulturesFH Seminar 2
Mental Health and Indigenous IssuesMaría Beldí de Alcántara
Developing Church-Based Low-Intensity Family Support for Immigrant FamiliesStevan Weine
School-Based Interventions for Depression in Indian Youth: Efficacy of Culturally Informed Brief Interventions Manjula Munivenkatappa
Intersecting Identities and Mental Health Service Use Among Sexual and Gender Minority Young AdultsKiara Moore
Imagining the Mind: Using Photographs to Explore Children's WorldsMónica Ruíz Casares (moderator)
The Trajectory of a Public Mental Health Service with a Bolivian Family in BrazilJuliana Silva
Paper Session 10: Resilience and Creativity when Confronted with DistressFH Seminar 3/4
Vincent Van Gogh, Creativity and Mental Illness: A 21st Century Psychiatric PerspectiveJosé Menéndez
Mental Health, Recovery and Resilience in Burundi: What Happens in Under-Served Communities?Nestor Nkengurutse (moderator)
Artistic and Cultural Practices in Psychosocial Care: Processes of Creation and Production of Subjectivity in Mental Health in BrazilElizabeth Lima
Building Strengths and Inspiring Hope among Youth and their CommunitiesDeborah Goebert
Everyone Has to Step in: Gender, Cultural and Family-Based Solutions to Parenting for Parents with Mental Health ChallengesHelle Thorning
The 7-Step Integrative Healing ModelAni Kalayjian
10:00 – 12:30Registration Faculty House
10:30 – 11:00BreakFaculty House
11:00 – 12:30Symposium 33: Culturally Informed Policy and Practice Approaches to Grave Public Health Problems Albert Persaud, Lloyd Sederer, Robert C. LikeFH Presidential 1
Symposium 34: Improving Behavioral Health among Latino Immigrants in Two Different Countries: U.S. and Spain. Results from the International Latino Research Partnership (ILRP)Margarita Alegría, Irene Falgas Bague, Lisa FortunaFH Presidential 2
Symposium 35: Interventions to Reduce Stigma in Low-Income Countries Varied by Context and CultureDristy Gurung, Eshetu Girma, Byamah MutambaFH Garden 2
Symposium 36: The Occurrence of Psychotic Disorders in Low- and Middle-Income Countries and the Role of Traditional Health PractitionersJonathan Burns, Martine van der Zeijst, Wim Veling
Moderator: Hans Wijbrand Hoek
Discussants: Ezra Susser, Ida Susser
FH Seminar 1
Symposium 37: Coming of Age: Bringing Cultural Psychiatry into Focus in Clinical Training and PracticeGeorge Eric Jarvis, Kenneth Fung, Assad Kassam
Discussant: Lisa Andermann
FH Ivy Lounge
Symposium 38: From Policy to Practice across the Spectrum in Transcultural Mental Health - An Australian ExampleRita Prasad-Ildes, Dragos Ileana, Sara BurtonFH Seminar 2
Workshop 21: Spirituality, Culture and Mental HealthAnna Yusim, Judith Orloff, Richard BrownFH Garden 1
Workshop 22: When the Color of My Face Matters: Race, Discrimination and WellnessAngel Caraballo, Annie Li, Khadijah Booth-Watkins, Jennifer O’KeefeFH Seminar 3/4
Workshop 23: Empathy Across Difference: Discussing Our Identities as PsychiatristsXinlin Chen, Rita Ouseph, Nadia Oryema, José VitoFH Board Room
Workshop 24: Disparity Deputies in the Big Apple: A Model for Fostering Cultural and Systemic Change Towards Addressing Mental Health Disparities at a Child and Adolescent Community ClinicSamantha Schindelheim, Ana Irazabal, Pooja Vekaria, Maciel CamposFH Presidential 3
12:30 – 1:15LunchLow Memorial Library Rotunda
1:15 – 2:15Plenary dialogue : Global-Local Tension in Global Mental HealthLaurence Kirmayer, Vikram Patel
Moderator: Kamaldeep Bhui
Low Memorial Library Rotunda
2:15 – 2:30BreakLow Memorial Library Rotunda
2:30 – 4:00Plenary panel : The Future of Cultural PsychiatryNeil Krishan Aggarwal, Christine Musyimi, Rahul Shidhaye, Ingrid Vargas Huicochea, Jiangzhong Yang
Moderator: Mario Braakman
Low Memorial Library Rotunda
4:00 – 4:45Closing CeremonyLow Memorial Library Rotunda