Some of our Team's Accomplishments

Becher, C. B., Grenier, G.N., Smith-Cordice, A., & Ma, P-W. (2022, August). The resilience of Immigrant Chinese Mothers in Transnational Separation and Reunification. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association. Minneapolis, MN./Virtual 

Perez-Lucero, K., Toledo, A., Torres, A., & Ma, P-W (2022, August). Cultural adjustment group  

intervention for recently arrived Latinx immigrant youth. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association. Minneapolis, MN. 

Wang, X. C., Juncosa, B., Elias, N., Manalansan, J., Wang, C., Cheah, S.L., & Ma, P-W (2022, August). Coping with the Covid-19 Pandemic and Anti-Asian Racism: The Experience of  Chinese Immigrant Parents. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association. Minneapolis, MN./Virtual 

Puebla, R., Alava, B., Manalansan, J., Torres, A., & Ma, P-W. (2022). Culturally Responsive Telehealth Group Intervention for Recently Arrived Latinx Immigrant Youth. Workshop presented at the 39th Annual Winter Roudntable Conference in Psychology and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University.  

Ahmed, M., Saleh, G., & Ma, P-W. (2021, September). Culturally Responsive Group Intervention for Recently Arrived Muslim Immigrant Youth. Roundtable discussion presented at the American Arab, Middle Eastern, and North African Psychological Association (AMENA-PSY) virtual conference.  

Henao, M., Akoto, M. Torres, A. Billini, O., Cheron, S., Moura, F., Alava, B. Ma, P-W (2020, August).“I am not an American!": The Acculturative Stress of Recently Arrived Latinx Immigrant Youth. Poster presented virtually at the SCCAP (Division 53) of the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association. Washington, DC.

Ma, P-W., Akoto, M., Saleh, G., Ahmed, M., Kuku, S. M., & Torres, A. (2020, August). Perceived discrimination, acculturative stress, and mental health of Muslim immigrant adolescents. Poster presented virtually at Division 45 of the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association. Washington, DC.

Ma, P-W., & Torres, A. (2020, August). A Cultural Adjustment Group for Recently Arrived Latinx, Middle-Eastern, and Bangladeshi Immigrant Students. In C. Wang (chair). School-based mental health services for immigrant youth and families. Symposium presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association. (Virtual).

Henao, M., Briggs, A. Torres, A., Akoto, M., Ma, P-W., Bilini, O. & Alava, B. (2020, February). Clinical Symptoms, Family Separations and Acculturation in Recently Immigrated Latinx and Bangladeshi Middle School Youth. Roundtable Presentation at the Latino/a Mental Health Association of NJ. Elizabeth, NJ.    

Kuku, S., Torres, A. & Smarz, K. (2019, October). Symptoms in Non-Offending African-American/Black and Latinx Caregivers of Sexually Abused Children: Ethnicity/Race and Immigration Considerations. Poster Presented at the New Jersey Psychological Association’s Fall Conference, East Hanover, NJ.

Perera, A.K., DeDilectis, M., Torres, A. (2019, October). Child sexual abuse, symptomatology and relationships in a Latinx community. Poster Presented at the New Jersey Psychological Association’s Fall Conference, East Hanover, NJ.

Ma, P.-W., Chowdury, T., Chong, Y. K., Valera, R., Cardenas, M., Torres, A., Henao, M., Akoto, M.,(2019, August). Development of a Cultural Adjustment Group for Latinx and Bangladeshi Recent Immigrant Students. Poster presentation for Division 45 (Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity, and Race) at the 2019 Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association (APA) Convention, Chicago, IL. 

Torres, A. Valera, R., Chong, Y.K. Cardenas, M. Chowdury, T.  Ma, P-W. (2019, August). Clinical Symptoms, Family Separations and Acculturation in Recently Immigrated Middle School Youth. Poster accepted for Division 53 (Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology) at the 2019 Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association (APA), Chicago, IL. 

 

Valera, R., Cardenas, M., Chong, Y.K., Torres, A., Ma. P-W. Akoto, M & Bilini, O. (2019, February).Clinical Symptoms, Family Separations and Acculturation in Recently Immigrated Latinx Middle School Youth. Poster presentation at the Annual Conference of the Latino/a Mental Health Association of New Jersey. Rutherford, NJ.

 

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Our MA graduates at the American Psychological Association’ Annual Convention in Chicago, 2019

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Melissa Henao and Angelica Briggs at the New Roberto Clemente School

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Bryan and Alejandra facilitating a Group at the New Roberto Clemente School in Spring of 2022