OLLU represents well at APA Convention

Two graduate students and two faculty members represented OLLU at the American Psychological Association (APA) Convention in Washington, D.C. on Aug. 2-5.

PsyD students Olivia Hinojosa Galvan and Alyssa Arredondo and Assistant Professor of Psychology Jacque Coppock presented two sessions titled, “Muxeres standing strong: Decolonial healing through Womanist and Mujerista Psychology and Recognizing wellness: Decolonization of counseling practices for diverse Latinx clients.”

Dr. Coppock also served as the Society for the Psychology of Women (Division 35 of APA) program co-chair and Olivia Hinojosa Galvan served as the Division 35 Hospitality Suite program coordinator.

Professor of Psychology Kathryn Anderson, President of Division 35, gave an address titled, “Feminism is the radical notion that…: We can effect change like Judy Heumann,” which included a tribute to Judy Heumann whose advocacy led to passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act.