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Presentations from 2020

Perceived Benefits of a Premarital Mentorship Program: Mentor Couples' Perspectives, Michael W. Firmin, Felisha L. Younkin, Megan E. Orr, Bethany A. Carson, and McKenzie L. Henry

The Perceived Common Issues of Couples: Mentor Couples’ Perspectives, Felisha L. Younkin, Michael W. Firmin, Bethany A. Carson, Anna Edwards, Sarah M. Shaw, and McKenzie L. Henry

The Role of Non-Discriminatory Bias in Everyday Life and in the Formation of Implicit Bias, Felisha L. Younkin, Michael W. Firmin, Benjamin Smid, Madison Ensign, Hannah Dobmeier, Caroline Wacome, and Bethany Williams

The Impact of Academic Major on Foreign Language Learning in College Students, Felisha L. Younkin, Merideth Hoagland, Audrey Podnar, Charlie Learned, and Karina Palmer

Presentations from 2019

An Ethnographic Study of Effective University Communicators, Michael W. Firmin, Bethany A. Carson, Karolyn Sabo, and Elliott H. Gilmore

Ethical Considerations Regarding Emotional Support Animals (ESA) Evaluations, Michael W. Firmin, Bethany Carson, Samantha Hershberger, Karolyn Sabo, Anna Edwards, and Elliott H. Gilmore

Lecture Techniques Used by University Communicators: An Ethnographic Perspective, Michael W. Firmin, Karolyn Sabo, Elliott H. Gilmore, Bethany A. Carson, and Samantha J. Hershberger

Potential Psychological Implications of the Inclusion of 6C72 Compulsive Sexual Behavior Disorder in the ICD-11, Michael W. Firmin and Matthew W. Shinkle

Perceived Parameters of Christian Healthcare Workers in Clinical Settings, Michael W. Firmin, Felisha L. Younkin, Rachel Parrill, Alexis D. Smith, Zachary J. Krauss, and Theresa M. Jones

Overall Positive Experience of Upbringing and Advice for Other MKs and Military Leadership, Michael W. Firmin, Taylor Zunderlin, Aubrey Shell, and Hannah Grammer

Theoretical Foundations of Clinical Decisions Involving Transgender Individuals: Exploring Conscience Rights of Health Care Providers, Elliott H. Gilmore, Stephen R. Smithers, Dennis Sullivan, and Felisha L. Younkin

Longitudinal Impact of an Interprofessional Education Session on the Development of Team and Values Competencies, Emily Laswell, Elizabeth A. Sled, Felisha L. Younkin, and Aleda Chen

Residential Mobility and Adolescent Achievement: The Mediating Effect of Parental Involvement, M. Paulding, I. Bendorf, N. Tremitiedi, Chao Liu, and Felisha L. Younkin

Evaluating the Benefits of the Fit To Be Tied Premarital Mentorship Program, Felisha L. Younkin, Michael W. Firmin, Madelyn Fawcett, and Alexandra McMurray

Perceived Professional Identities of Christian Healthcare Workers in Clinical Settings, Felisha L. Younkin, Michael W. Firmin, Rachel L. Parrill, Alexis D. Smith Ms., and Zachary J. Krauss

Perceptions of Barriers to Mental Health Services, Felisha L. Younkin, Lily Russell, Kelly A. McFarlane, Theresa M. Jones, and Karolyn Sabo

Presentations from 2018

Functional Social Support Effects on Perceived Stress in College Students, Elizabeth A. Axtell, Chelsea R. Anderton, Felisha L. Younkin, and Di Wu

Perceived Benefits and Drawbacks of Christian School Attendance form Kindergarten Through 12th Grade: A Qualitative Study, Michael W. Firmin, Cindy Cheung Siu, Elizabeth A. Axtell, and Elizabeth Stokes

An Analysis of State Licensure Board Requirements Pertaining to Moral Turpitude, Michael W. Firmin, Kristin DeWitt, Heidi M. Gibbs, Reina Soczka, and Alyssa M. Massaro

Dynamism in Higher Education Lecturers: Qualitative Perspectives, Michael W. Firmin, Michaela E. Holloway, Kaela Indyk, Mojadesinuola Adejokun, and Samantha B. Kohli 3402874

A Qualitative Analysis of Former Department Chairs' Forward Professional Outlooks, Michael W. Firmin, Samantha B. Kohli 3402874, Ying-Ruey Chuang, and Sydney L. Dosier

Residual Dynamic Perspectives of Former Department Chairs, Michael W. Firmin, Samantha B. Kohli 3402874, Ying-Ruey Chuang, and Sydney L. Dosier

Perspectives of Former Department Chairs: Residual Affective Results, Michael W. Firmin, Samantha B. Kohli 3402874, Ying-Ruey Chuang, and Sydney L. Dosier

Strategies for Lecture Dynamism in Higher Education: Qualitative Perspectives, Michael W. Firmin, Samantha Kohli, Michaela E. Holloway, Kaela Indyk, and Mojadesinuola Adejokun

Qualitative Perspectives of Homeschool Parents Regarding Perceived Educational Success, Michael W. Firmin, Thomas A. Sackett, Jacqlyn A. Fletcher, Theresa M. Jones, and Emily K. Parrish

A New Measure for Assessing Parents' Perceptions of the Value of Children, C. S. Henry, T. A. Spencer, and Chao Liu

Change Challenging Children into Champions: How to Heal Hurting Hearts, Betsy E. Linnell

SALINE Process: Infusion, Angelia Mickle, Kristi L. Coe, Aleda Chen, Carrie N. Keib, Emily Laswell, Elizabeth A. Sled, and Felisha L. Younkin

An Exploration of International Students' Experiences at a Small, Comprehensive, Midwestern University, Luke M. Tse, Felisha L. Younkin, S. W. Kim, A. Smith, and L. Fang

Relationship Between Anxiety, Depression, and Mental Health Stigma in Students and Faculty/Staff, Felisha L. Younkin, Lily Russell, and Kelly A. McFarlane

Presentations from 2017

How Athletics Affects Female Varsity Athletes' Academic Performance, Rachel D. Cordle, Anna Forcelle, Joseph Vitales, and Felisha L. Younkin

The Lonely Scroll: The Impact of Social Media on Loneliness in Introverts and Extroverts, Jessie D'Amico, Sarah E. Taylor, Beth Hansford, Charles D. Dolph, Felisha L. Younkin, and Di Wu

Previous Department Chairs' Advice to Their Successors, Michael Firmin, Cindy Sui-Cheung, Elizabeth Axtell, David Chuang, and Syndey Dosier

Social Interactions of Students Who Only Attended Christian Schools from Kindergarten-12th Grade: A Qualitative Study, Michael Firmin, Cindy Sui-Cheung, Elizabeth Axtell, Elizabeth Stokes, David Chuang, and Sydney Dosier

Philosophical and Altruistic Motivations Shared Among Public Defenders, Michael W. Firmin and Ying-Ruey Chuang

Reported Challenges of Serving as a Public Defender, Michael W. Firmin and Ying-Ruey Chuang

Contacting State Psychology Licensure Boards: General Unresponsiveness to Public Inquiry, Michael W. Firmin, Kristin DeWitt, Heidi M. Gibbs, Alyssa M. Massaro, and Reina Soczka

Clinical Differences Between the APA and NASP Ethical Codes, Michael W. Firmin, Kristin DeWitt, L. Kuhlwein, Nicole M. Tiffan, and Heidi M. Gibbs

Academic Differences Between the NASP and APA Ethical Codes, Michael W. Firmin, Kristin DeWitt, L. Kuhwein, Nicole M. Tiffan, and Heidi M. Gibbs

Contacting State Psychology Licensure Boards: General Unresponsiveness to Public Inquiry, Michael W. Firmin, Heidi M. Gibbs, Alyssa M. Massaro, and Reina C. Soczka

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Developmental Results of Military Kids’ Upbringing: A Qualitative Analysis, Michael W. Firmin, Taylor E. Hobbs, Aubrey Gillette, and Hannah Grammer

Clinical Differences between the APA and NASP Ethical Codes, Michael W. Firmin, Lauren A. Kuhlwein, Nicole M. Tiffan, and Heidi M. Gibbs

Social Effects of a Full-Time Firefighting Career, Michael W. Firmin, R. Markham, Nicole M. Tiffan, Heidi M. Gibbs, and L. Kuhlwein

Personal Impacts of a Full-Time Firefighting Career, Michael W. Firmin, Ruth L. Markham, Heidi Gibbs, Lauren Kuhlwein, and Nicole Tiffan

Developmental Results of Military Kids’ Upbringing: A Qualitative Analysis, Michael W. Firmin, Ruth L. Markham, Taylor E. Hobbs, Aubrey Gillette, and Hannah Foster

Emotional Effects of a Full-Time Firefighting Career, Michael W. Firmin, Ruth L. Markham, Lauren A. Kuhlwein, Heidi Gibbs, and Nicole M. Tiffan

Outcomes of Adoption for Christian Adoptive Parents: A Qualitative Study, Michael W. Firmin, Ruth L. Markham, K. C. Pugh, Valerie Sohn, and Emily N. Gentry

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Personal Frustrations of a Full-Time Firefighting Career, Michael W. Firmin, Ruth L. Markham, Nicole Tiffan, Heidi Gibbs, and Lauren Kuhlwein

Personal Frustrations Experienced in a Full-Time Firefighting Career, Michael W. Firmin, Nicole M. Tiffan, Heidi M. Gibbs, and Lauren A. Kuhlwein

Marked Lifestyle Changes in First Year College Women, Michael W. Firmin, Taryn Viers, and Mojadesinuola Adejokun

The Role of the MFT in Eating Disorder Treatment, A. Hicks and Felisha L. Younkin

Youth-Focused Trauma Informed Training for Therapists, Betsy E. Linnell and E. Potter

Preventing School Bullying, Chao Liu

A Test of the Adequacy of Three Common Core Youth Measures with Latino Immigrant Youth, Chao Liu, Clint Broadbent, Ronald Cox, Isaac Washburn, Julie Croff, and Julia Atiles

The Influence of Neighborhood, Family, Peer, and Developmental Transition on Adolescent’s Sleep: A Multilevel Prediction, Chao Liu, Michael Criss, and Amanda Morris

The Influence of Neighborhood, Family, and Peer Factors on Adolescent Sleep Quality Among Low-Income Families, Chao Liu, Michael Criss, Amanda Sheffield Morris, Rebecca Hubbard, and Kristena Rudloff

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Phone Home: Parent-Child Support in College Students' Social Interaction, Ruth L. Markham, Cindy Cheung Siu, Nicole Tiffan, Samantha Kohli, and Jean-Luc Schieferstein

Adult-Focused Trauma Informed Training for Therapists, E. Potter and Betsy E. Linnell

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Stress and Sleep Quality: Mediating Effects of Social Support, Felisha L. Younkin, Elizabeth A. Axtell, and Chelsea R. Anderton

Presentations from 2016

Potential Implications of Discrepancies Between Licensure Board Definitions of "Forensic Psychologists" and Common Representation in the Popular Media, K. Barnhill and Michael W. Firmin

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Differences in Perceptions of Cheating Between College Students and Professors, Ying-Ruey Chuang, Andrew Voss, and Di Wu

Depression, Kristin DeWitt

The Horrible Pit and Anxiety, Kristin DeWitt

Worn Out by Worry, Kristin DeWitt

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The Effects of Styles of Dress on First Impressions, Ashley Dibert, Ashley Laird, and Di Wu

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The Motivation to “Like”: Do “Likes” Cause Conformity on Social Media?, Charles D. Dolph, Daniel J. Case Jr., and Devin M. Welsh

Picturing OCD: A Qualitative Study of Imagery Used to Explain Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Michael W. Firmin, Kari E. Barnhill, and Haley K. Foster

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Social Psychology of Public Defenders: A Qualitative Study, Michael W. Firmin, Kari E. Barnhill, Hannah W. Foster, Ying-Ruey Chuang, and D. Elise Lawrence

The Six Stages of OCD: A Qualitative Analysis, Michael W. Firmin, Kari E. Barnhill, Hannah W. Foster, and Lynley G. Turkelson

Implications of APA and ACA Ethical Code Differences Pertaining to Research, Michael W. Firmin, Kristin DeWitt, Aubrey Gillette, Taylor E. Hobbs, and Lauren A. Kuhlwein

Technology and Culture: Differences Between APA and ACA Ethical Codes, Michael W. Firmin, Kristin DeWitt, Aubrey Gillette, L. Kuhlwein, and Taylor E. Hobbs

Differences in Competency and Qualification Requirements Between the APA and ACA Ethical Codes, Michael W. Firmin, Kristin DeWitt, Taylor E. Hobbs, L. Kuhlwein, and Aubrey Gillette

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Relationships and Client Protection Differences in the APA and ACA Ethical Codes, Michael W. Firmin, Kristin DeWitt, Lauren A. Kuhlwein, Taylor E. Hobbs, and Aubrey Gillette

Relationships and Client Protection Differences in the APA and ACA Ethical Codes, Michael W. Firmin, Kristin DeWitt, L. Kuhlwein, Taylor E. Hobbs, and Aubrey Gillette

A Qualitative Assessment of Military Kids: Instabilities and Constants, Michael W. Firmin, Aubrey Gillette, and Taylor E. Hobbs

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Effects of Olfactory Sense on Chocolate Craving, Michael W. Firmin, Aubrey Gillette, and Taylor E. Hobbs

Effects of Olfactory Sense on Craving, Michael W. Firmin, Aubrey Gillette, and Taylor E. Hobbs

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A Qualitative Assessment of Military Kids: Instabilities & Constants, Michael W. Firmin, Taylor E. Hobbs, Aubrey Gillette, and Hannah W. Foster

Perspectives Regarding Motivations for Adoption by Christian Adoptive Parents: A Qualitative Study, Michael W. Firmin, Ruth L. Markham, Kelly Pugh, Valerie Sohn, and Emily N. Gentry

Binge Eating Disorder and Substance Abuse Disorder: A Case for Food Addiction, Aubrey Gillette and Michael W. Firmin

Perceived Expectations of Pastors' Kids, Aubrey Gillette, Maleah Whitehead, and Michael W. Firmin

Giving “Voice” to Child Victims of Trauma, Betsy E. Linnell and E. Potter

Protect Right or Silence Voice? The Effect of Requiring Parental Consent on Adolescents' Report of Risk Behaviors: A Meta-Analysis, Chao Liu

PSY 737-Observation of Children, Chao Liu

PSY 739-Technical Writing, Chao Liu

"Daddy Does it Differently!" Mother's and Father's Roles Enacted During Play: Differences and Differential Predictions, Chao Liu, Amanda Wiginton Harrist, S. Carrillo, and J. Cookston

The Sequence of Behaviors: What Mother-Child Interaction Informs Us About Disciplinary Practice, Chao Liu and R. Larzelere

The Effects of Requiring Parental Consent for Research on Adolescents' Risk Behaviors: A Meta-Analysis, Chao Liu, Isaac Washburn, Ronald Cox, Julie Croff, and Hugh Crethar

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Perspectives on Adoption from Christian Adoptive Parents: A Qualitative Study, Ruth L. Markham, Kelley C. Pugh, Valerie A. Sohn, and Emily N. Gentry

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The Experiences of Being a Full-Time Firefighter: A Qualitative Study, Ruth L. Markham, Nicole M. Tiffan, Lauren A. Kuhlwein, and Heidi M. Gibbs

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Reverse Freshman Fifteen: A Qualitative Study, Ruth L. Markham, Taryn Viers, Ashley Laird, and Ashley Dibert

Validity Evidence for the Comprehensive Test of Nonverbal Intelligence–Second Edition in a College Student Sample, Jason Parkin, A. Alexander Beaujean, Michael W. Firmin, Ruth L. Firmin, and Xiao Qiu

Trauma-Informed Kids’ Assessments-“Assisting Access”, E. Potter and Betsy E. Linnell

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The Relationship Between Music Preference, Moral Competence, and Spiritual Well-being in Christian College Students, Elizabeth Stokes, Gabrielle Metzler, Chi-en Hwang, and Di Wu

Best Practices in Mediation Analysis: Current Usage in Developmental Science, T. Swindle, R. Larzelere, and Chao Liu

Presentations from 2015

Assessment of Magical Thinking in Religious Populations, Milton E. Becknell and Chi-en Hwang,

The Obesity Epidemic: Who Bears Primary Responsibility?, Milton E. Becknell and Chi-en Hwang,

Adult Development, Charles D. Dolph

Potential Implications of Legalized Marijuana in Ohio, Michael W. Firmin, Valerie A. Sohn, Andrew Voss, Ying-Ruey Chuang, and Kelley C. Pugh

Serving the Special Needs of College Students Possessing OCD Scrupulosity, Michael W. Firmin, Lynley G. Turkelson, Kari E. Barnhill, and Valerie A. Sohn