Full Convention (Day 1 & 2)

12 CEs → $220
Must attend ALL CE sessions for both days
You can also purchase Day 1 or Day 2 separately

Day 1: Research & Methodologies; Mentoring & Leadership

5.5 CEs → $110
9am - 3:45pm (Lunch 12 - 1:15pm) Mountain Time, Monday 6/28/21
Must attend ALL CE sessions for the day

Research & Methodologies
Learning Objectives: Participants will be able to
  • Analyze currently held perspectives of scientific thinking, including scientific thinking in understanding non-western cultural phenomena
  • Utilize anticolonial research methods
  • Describe Indigenous epistemologies and ontologies as legitimate means of generating new knowledge

What Sky Woman Saw: Prevention in Indigenous Communities
Candace M. Fleming, Ph.D

Scientific mindedness and cultural knowledge
Jeff King, Ph.D

Anticolonial Methodologies: Towards “Radical Indigenism” in Psychology
Panelists: Jillian Fish, Ph.D., Melodi Wynne, Ph.D., Kee Straits, Ph.D., & Ashley Cole, Ph.D.
Chair: Joseph Gone, Ph.D.; Discussants: Melissa Walls, Ph.D. & Eva Garroutte, Ph.D.

SIP Antiracism Initiative Panel & Discussion over Lunch

Mentoring & Leadership
Learning Objectives: Participants will be able to
  • Identify ways in which Indigenous mentorship has filled personal and professional gaps in leadership training beyond graduate school/formal training programs.
  • Describe the importance of Native ways of knowing/being in mentorship and the impact of this mentoring approach for both mentors and mentees.

SIP Mentorship Program: The Native-to-Native Way
SIP Mentorship Committee

To Receive to Be Able to Give: Professional Mentorship in Indigenous Leadership
Tina Lincourt, PsyD, Royleen Ross, PhD, Charlotte McCloskey, PhD

Indigenous Research Club: Present and Future
Panelists: Amanda R. Young, M.A., Andrea Wiglesworth, B.S., LittleDove Faith Rey, M.S., Anna Fetter, Ed.M., Michael Azarani, M.Ed.; Chair: Joseph P. Gone, Ph.D.; Discussant: Teresa LaFromboise, Ph.D.

Day 2: Practice Considerations

6.5 CEs → $130
9am - 5pm (Lunch 11:30am - 1pm) Mountain Time, Tuesday 6/29/21
Must attend ALL CE sessions for the day

Learning Objectives: Participants will be able to
  • Discuss how sociocultural history and context are intertwined with Native American health and wellbeing
  • List specific stressors to consider when working with Native American clients
  • Identify and integrate resilience and cultural strengths when working with Native American peoples
  • Explain ways that sovereignty and self-determination bolster wellbeing
  • Describe at least one model of intervention that is culturally congruent for Native Americans

Applying the Diathesis-Stress Model with Native American Clients in Crisis
Amoneeta Beckstein, Ph.D.

College Crisis: The National Mental Health Distress Levels of Native American and Alaska Native College Students as Compared to Other Student Populations
RD Boardman, Ph.D.

Examining Pipeline issues in counseling psychology for Native Trainees (Steve Fund Awardee)
Michael Azarani, M.Ed.

Resilience in Native Americans: The Roles of Ethnic Identity and Self-Esteem
Carissa Romero, MS

Adverse Life Events and Pain-Promoting Affect and Cognitions in Native Americans: Results from the Oklahoma Study of Native American Pain Risk (OK-SNAP)
Felicitas Huber, PhD

Lunch and Poster Session

American Indian Psychologists Lead the Way in Behavioral Health Service Innovations
Panelists: Tami Jo DeCoteau, Ph.D., Dan Foster, Psy.D., MSCP, Carrie L. Johnson, Ph.D., Virgil Moorehead, Psy.D.; Chair: Joseph P. Gone, Ph.D.

Native American mutual aid in the COVID-19 pandemic: social justice considerations for the field of psychology
Chesleigh Keene, PhD

The impact of myaamia nipwaayoni ‘Miami knowledge’ on academic attainment
Haley Shea, PhD

Butterfly Healing Center: Residential Treatment of Native American Youths'
Jehan Layne-Chavez, MSW, Jeanne Goins, LPCC, Royleen Ross, PhD

The Indigenous Psychologist as Healthcare Leader: Working Effectively in P.L. 93-638 Settings
Panelists: BJ Boyd, Ph.D., Carolyn Morris, Ph.D., Shilo Tippett, Ph.D.
Chair: Alberta A. Arviso, Ph.D.,; Discussant: Dan Foster, PsyD, MSCP