APA 2022 Convention Division 45 Events

James Jones Invited Address: Confronting Racism Though Cross Racial/Ethnic Solidarity: Toward Being an Accomplice
Friday, August 5
9:00 – 9:50 a.m.
Minneapolis Convention Center, Level Two, Room 202AB

The session will address why interracial/interethnic solidarity is important, identify challenges and successes, and discuss what Division 45 can do to promote more interracial/interethnic solidarity.

Participants: Mona Amer, PhD, Melba J. T. Vazquez, PhD, Rich Lee, PhDJoseph Gone, PhD and Kevin Cokley, PhD


Presidential Address: Fighting Racism with Cross-Racial/Ethnic Solidarity
Friday, August 5
2:00 – 2:50 p.m.
Hilton Minneapolis, Third Floor, Minneapolis Grand Ballroom D

Participant: Kevin Cokley, PhD, Division 45 President




Business Meeting and Awards Ceremony
Friday, August 5
3:00 – 3:50 p.m.
Hilton Minneapolis, Third Floor, Minneapolis Grand Ballroom D





Links and Shoulders Mentoring and Social Hour
Friday, August 5
4:00 – 5:50 p.m.
Hilton Minneapolis; Third Floor, Minneapolis Grand Ballroom D


Links and Shoulders Social Dance

Co-sponsored with Division 35

Friday, August 5
8:00 – 10:50 p.m.
Hyatt Regency, Minneapolis; Fourth Floor, Great Lakes Ballroom C

All are invited to join APA Divisions 35 and 45 at the Links and Shoulders Dance as we celebrate our myriad accomplishments! Disc Jockey Erin Ingram will be spinning the most recent vibes and classics. There will be a cash bar. 

Tickets are $10.00 for students, and $20.00 for professionals. To foster mentorship and networking, professionals are encouraged to sponsor student attendees by purchasing and distributing tickets to students.

For tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/links-and-shoulders-dance-division-3545-social-hour-tickets-371677967807

Tickets may be purchased at the door! All ticket transactions are processed with a credit card through Eventbrite.




Division 45 Sponsored Sessions
Thursday, August 4


Advancing Multicultural Social Justice in Graduate Training: Opportunities and Challenges
9:00 – 9:50 a.m.

From the Bottom Up: BIPOC Doctoral Students Feedback to Program Faculty and Administration
9:00 – 9:50 a.m.

Poster Session I
10:00 – 10:50 a.m.

Healing from COVID-19 Anti-Asian Racism and Anti-Black Racism: Trust, Racial Solidarity, and Action
1:00 – 1:50 p.m.

Protect Black Womxn Psychologists
3:00 – 4:50 p.m.

Prevalence of Mental Health Illnesses and Utilization Behaviors Among Arab American Students
4:00 – 4:50 p.m.

Friday, August 5

Reproductive Psychology: An Overview
8:00 a.m. (7 hours, 50 minutes) CE Education Workshop #309

Poster Session II
10:00 – 10:50 p.m.
Minneapolis Convention Center, Level One, Exhibit Halls BCD

Mindfulness at the Borderlands: Cultural Appropriation, Imperialism, and Colonization of Practice

2:00 – 3:50 p.m.
Minneapolis Convention Center, Level Two, Room 200C


Saturday, August 6

Collective Spaces and Affinity Groups: Supporting the Mental Health of Educators of Color
9:00 – 9:50 a.m.

I Hear a Symphony: Education and Training Focused Upon Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice
Friday, August 5
1:00 – 2:50 p.m.

Poster Session III
3:00 – 3:50 p.m.