Dr. Cheryl Repass
Dr. Cheryl Repass

Dr. Cheryl Repass was a keynote speaker at the February 8th AGATE  (Advocacy for Gifted and Talented Education) conference held at BOCES II in Spencerport.  Her address was entitled:  Consultation: Utilizing an Indirect Service Delivery to reach Gifted and Talented Students. As part of the conference Cheryl also led a parent break out session entitled:  Developing Parent Partnerships as a follow up to the address. 

Congratulations to Dr. Cheryl Repass who will now be serving as an officer for the Trainers of School Psychologists in New York (TSPNY).   Cheryl will be the Liaison for the organization as it interfaces with the New York State Association for School Psychologists (NYASP).     Kudos to Cheryl for keeping the Roberts’ School Psychology Program visible in these professional organizations!

Dr. Rod Bassett 
Dr. Rod Bassett

Dr. Rod Bassett will be presenting a paper and two
posters at the CAPS International Conference in Atlanta, GA, April 3-5, all co-authored by RWC undergraduate and graduate students in Psychology:

Bassett, R. L., Clark, N., Dalberth, R., Goetz, C. & Streb, E. Terror Management Theory:  Empirical consideration of the good, bad, and ugly.  (paper presentation)

Bassett, R.L., Breault, J., Buettner, K., Vitale, J., Moore, S., & Hochheimer, M.    Moral Foundations Theory and the inclination to forgive or seek forgiveness. (poster presentation)

Bassett, R. L., Pak, N. R. Schwingel, R., Majors, A., Pitre, M., Sundlof-Stoller, A., & Bloser, C.   Is it really more blessed to give than to receive?  A revisiting of forgiveness and
health. (poster presentation)

Congratulations to Dr. Rod Bassett for the recent acceptance of a manuscript for publication in the Journal of Psychology and Christianity.   The article, entitled “Exploring the Psychological Topography of Self-Sacrifice” was co-authored by graduate students Shavaughn Bartz (’13), Monique Bonnett (’13), Sarah Mix (’13), and Laura Scavo (Director of the Learning Center and graduate student).   The article will be published this summer.

Kudos to Dr.Rod Bassett for his recent presentations at the annual meeting of CAPS International (Christian Association for Psychological Studies) in Portland, OR.    Rod’s presentations were as follows:

Measuring grace:  Further development & validation of a grace measure.   Paper presented by Rodger Bufford, Timothy Sisemore, Rod Bassett, & Amanda Blackburn

The effect of moral typecasting upon remorse and seeking forgiveness following a transgression.  Poster presentation with RWC graduate student co-authors:   Jennifer Baker, Cheralyn Barrington, Daniel Osgood, Lisa Clark, Kristen Rudz, & Andrea Zinke.

Are Pharisees and Disciples really that different?   Poster presentation with RWC graduate student co-authors:   Staci Downey, Nicole Hedrick, & Heidi Lim. 

Considering the connection between adult attachment style and self-sacrifice:  An experiment.   Poster presentation with RWC undergraduate students:   Sarah Alwardt, Katie
Buettner, Alysia Cornell, Alexandra Majors, Shaelise Morton, Corey Phillips, & Elizabeth Wolfson.

Considering the relationship between self-sacrifice and different types of helping.   Poster
presentation with RWC undergraduate students: Abigail Crosby, Krystal Herrick, Erin Perry, Mary Cate Rosenthal, Briana Spencer, & Melissa Thompson.

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Dr. Paul Stevenson

Dr. Paul Stevenson will be teaching Psychopathology to a groups of students earing a masters in Christian
Counseling in Lima, Peru this May.   He will also be teaching a Group Counseling course to Seminary students in Iquique, Chile, also in May.


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