31st ANNUAL CONVENTION OF AMERICAN INDIAN PSYCHOLOGISTS
AND PSYCHOLOGY GRADUATE STUDENTS
June 25-26, 2018
Ballroom in the TSC, Utah State University

Monday, June 25
8:00 am Hot Continental Breakfast; Silent Auction Begins
8:30 am Opening Prayer
Welcome to Utah State University and Introductions
Carolyn Barcus, Ed.D. & Melissa Tehee, J.D., Ph.D., Convention Co-Coordinators, Utah State University
9:15 am
(CE-E)
Invited Address
An Indian in the Academy: Teaching, Research and Service in a Good Way
John Gonzalez, Ph.D., Bemidji State University
10:45 am Break
11:00 am Creating an Atmosphere of Kinship and Advocacy: Reflections of the UND Chapter of SIP
Amanda Young*, B.A., Cerynn Desjarlais*, M.A., Megan Smith*, M.A., Sloan Henry*, B.S., & Micah Prairie Chicken*, B.S. University of North Dakota Chapter of The Society of Indian Psychologists
12:00 pm Lunch on your own
1:30 pm
(CE-E)
Balance, Compassion & Building A Reserve: A Self-Care Workshop
Kimberly Miller, Ph.D., Kimberly A. Miller & Associates, LLC
3:00 pm Break; Silent Auction ends at 3:15 pm
3:30 pm Society of Indian Psychologists (SIP) Business Meeting
President Gayle Skawennio Morse
5:30 pm Closing Prayer
7:00 pm Film Screening of "Indian Horse" with discussion after

TSC Auditorium
Tuesday, June 26
8:00 am Continental Breakfast & Opening Prayer
8:30 am
(CE-E)
SIP Mentorship Program Development & Evaluation Anita Mihecoby, Ph.D.
9:30 am
(CE-E)
Inter- and Intra- Group Risk Factors for Chronic Pain in American Indians
Joanna O. Mashunkashey-Shadlow, Ph.D. & Bethany Kuhn, M.A., University of Tulsa
10:50 am Break
11:00 am Student Symposium
Examining the Risk and Protective Factors for Suicidal Behavior in Young American Indians and Alaska Natives
LittleDove Rey*, B.A., PGSP-Stanford

Suicidal Ideation and Demographic Characteristics of the American Indian Children in an Inpatient Psychiatric Hospital
Sonya Young*, M.A., Loma Linda University (Mentored by Tina Lincourt & Jennifer Weniger)

Exploring the Relationship between Suicide Ideation, Planning, and Attempts in an Epidemiological Sample of Native American Youth
Andrea Wiglesworth*, B.S., University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill (Mentored by Mitch Prinstein)

Tribal Connection: Development of a suicide and crisis management certificate program
Kellylynn Zuni*, M.S., Palo Alto University
12:15 pm Lunch provided compliments of the USU Psychology Department
Mentorship roundtables coordinated by the SIP Mentoring Committee
1:15 pm Suicide Prevention Working Group
Led by Gayle Skawennio Morse, Ph.D, The Sage Colleges
2:45 pm Break
3:00 pm Convention Reflections Circle
4:00 pm Closing Prayer

*Graduate Student
(CE-E) – session is eligible for Continuing Education Units