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Psychology Department 75th Anniversary Upcoming Events

The Powell School's Department of Psychology marks its 75th anniversary with a series of celebratory events from September 2013 to June 2014. The events commemorate the dramatic inroads and contributions that the department has made to the field of psychology in its 75 years.


Tuesday, Jan. 28th Usha Tummala‐Narra, Ph.D., Boston College Department of Counseling, Developmental and Educational Psychology "What is Cultural Competence From a Psychoanalytic Perspective?" The Far Fund, Department of Psychology at the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership and the Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology at City College, 11:30 p.m. –12:30 p.m., SH 106 
Thursday, February 27,
Don Meichenbaum, City College alumnus, and one of the leading figures in clinical psychology. In "Bolstering Resilience in "High-Risk" Children and Their Families: Ways to Close the Inequality Gap," Dr. Meichenbaum will focus on evidence-based interventions that have been found to alter this developmental trajectory in high-risk children. In particular, he will examine what distinguishes children who "overcome the odds," along with specific ways to reduce risk factors and build personal protective factors. Meichenbaum, a founder of cognitive behavior therapy, has been voted one of the 10 most influential psychotherapists of the 20th century." University Club, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. RSVP required. 
March 5
"The Surprising Effects of Formally Tracking Patient Treatment Response on Mental Health Outcomes," with Michael Lambert, Ph.D., Brigham Young University Psychology Department, presented by the Colin Powell School Psychology Department and the Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, CUNY, 11:30-12:30, Shepard Hall, Rm. 106
Thursday, March 27
Jack Pula, Columbia University, 11:30-12:30, Shepard Hall, Rm. 106
Thursday, April 24Kenneth Frank is a psychologist, psychotherapist, and trained psychoanalyst whose clinical practice is centered on psychotherapy integration, which draws on multiple treatment approaches. Co-founder and faculty member of the National Institute for the Psychotherapies, Dr. Frank continues his longstanding efforts to further the profession of psychotherapy and the continuing education of practitioners.  He has also served on the faculty of Columbia Medical School as a Clinical Professor for many years 
Thursday, June 5
The Social World and the Meaning of the Message: A 75th Anniversary Celebration of the Psychology Department at the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership at the City College of New York. Great Hall of Shepard Hall, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Please check back for more information.