Dr. Alexander and her students traveled to Kansas City, Missouri to the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA) Annual Conference. Dr. Alexander served on the conference planning committee and gave a 3-hour continuing education workshop on cultural awareness and competence in sex offense treatment. Also, several Auburn and DU students participated in the Student Clinical and Data Blitz. Bravo to all involved!
Auburn University undergraduate research assistant, Will Kelner, had his fellowship project abstract, entitled Perceptions of Mental Illness and Stigmatizing Attitudes in College Students, selected as a presentation for the upcoming National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) conference in Memphis, TN. There were over 4,000 submissions! Congrats, Will!
Meanwhile, Dr. Alexander traveled to Kansas City, Missouri to serve on the 2017 Association for Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA) Conference Planning Committee. It was a jam-packed weekend of planning plenaries and workshops to match the conference's theme of Creating Balance. She enjoyed working and mingling with colleagues, and also enjoyed Kansas City BBQ. For more information on this year's conference, click here.
The lab traveled to Montreal to the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA) Annual Conference. Dr. Alexander gave a 3-hour continuing education workshop on trauma-informed care with adolescents with illegal sexual behaviors, and everyone else provided their accepted poster and paper presentation. Such a great time!
Dr. Alexander and lab mates traveled to sunny San Diego for the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA) Annual Conference. Dr. Alexander's presented results for her in progress paper (co-authored by student Becca Fix) entitled, Gang Affiliated Adolescents with Illegal Sexual Behaviors. Becca Fix also presented a poster for an upcoming manuscript entitled, Juvenile Sex Offenders versus Non-Sex Offenders: Sexual Behaviors and Race/Ethnicity.