The Christian Association of Psychological Studies (CAPS) is a non-profit professional organization comprised of Psychologists, Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, Professors, Social Workers, Pastoral Counselors, and Students. CAPS mission is to encourage in-depth consideration of therapeutic, research, theoretical, and theological issues. Each year CAPS holds an annual national conference, and this year’s conference titled “Transformed: Emerging Trends in Training and Practice” was held in Dallas, Texas (March 21-23, 2019).
Richmont Graduate University is proud to have five (5) faculty members and two (2) students presenting at this year’s CAPS conference. The 2020 CAPS annual conference will be held in Atlanta, Georiga and eight (8) Richmont faculty members will be serving on the CAPS administrative team. The involvement of Richmont administration, faculty, and students with CAPS represents Richmont’s continued commitment to research and leadership in the field of counseling and integration.
The following is a list of presentations by Richmont faculty and students at the 2019 CAPS conference:
MINDFUL COMMUNICATION IN INTEGRATION EDUCATION – RELATIONSHIPS THAT TRANSFORM
Cara Cochran, PhD, Richmont Graduate University
PROMOTING WELLNESS IN GRADUATE STUDENTS: UTILIZING THE ADVISORY RELATIONSHIP TO FOSTER STUDENTS’ ONGOING COMMITMENT TO WELLNESS
Amanda Blackburn, PsyD, Jama White, PsyD & Mary Plisco, PhD, Richmont Graduate University
THE ROLE OF ATTACHMENT IN PROMOTING SPIRITUAL FORMATION IN ONE GRADUATE CLINICAL MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAM
Dan Sartor, PhD, Cara Cochran PhD, Amanda Blackburn, PsyD, Mary Plisco, PhD, & Jama White, PsyD, Richmont Graduate University
TO BRACKET OR BROACH: DISCERNING HOW TO ENGAGE VALUE DIFFERENCES
Dan Sartor, PhD, Jama White, PsyD, Richmont Graduate University, Cayla Bland, PhD, Biola Univeristy, & Jill Bruce, PhD, Grace College
TO TWEET OR NOT TO TWEET: SOCIAL MEDIA, ONLINE PRESENCE, AND PROFESSIONAL ETHICS
Cara Cochran, PhD & Meredith Kerley, BS, Richmont Graduate University
THE EFFECTS OF SELF-COMPASSION AND MINDFULNESS ON FLOW AND PERFORMANCE ANXIETY IN ELITE ATHLETES
Nicole Vernon, B.S. and Mary Plisco, PhD, Richmont Graduate University