Fall 2020 Grad Accomplishments

Steph Cooke had several publications and conference presentations! Congratulations, Steph!
Conference Presentations:
Grafsky, E. L., Puckett, KP., Cooke, S., Johnson, S., Simpson, S., El Helou, L. (2020, November). Strategies of Sexual Minority Disclosure to Family [Conference poster]. National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference, St. Louis, MO, United States. https://www.ncfr.org/ncfr-2020
Poe-Scott, D. S., Cooke, S., & Dellinger, J. (2020, November). LGBTQ+ adults in nursing homes: The re-closeting process [Conference workshop cancelled]. American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, United States. https://networks.aamft.org/conference/home
Puckett, KP., Cooke, S., Johnson, S., Simpson, S., El Helou, L., & Grafsky, E.L. (2020, April). Strategies of Sexual Minority Disclosure to Family [Conference poster]. VT Graduate Student Association Research Symposium, Blacksburg, VA, United States.
 
Publications:
Cooke, S. C., Nedela, M.N., Shipman, D. & Grafsky, E.L. (in press). Therapist self-disclosure in therapy & supervision. In M. Murph & R. G. Harvey (Eds.), Handbook of LGBT-Affirmative Couple and Family Therapy (2nd ed.). Taylor Francis.
Hartwell, E. E., Heiden-Rootes, K., & Cooke. S.C. (in press). Bisexual couple therapy. In M. Murph & R. G. Harvey (Eds.), Handbook of LGBT-Affirmative Couple and Family Therapy (2nd ed.). Taylor Francis.
Cooke, S., Few-Demo, A. L. (submitted for publication). Theory of intersectionality. In J. Logan, B. van Eeden-Moorefield & S. Browning (Eds.), Constructing Authentic Relationships in Clinical Practice:  Working at the Intersection of Therapist and Client Identities. Routledge.
Sami Simpson was the recipient of the AAMFT Minority Fellowship for the second time!  She is also celebrating her first, first author publication! 
Simpson, S. K. J., Hawkins, J. M., & Bean, R. A. (2020). Family Therapy for Substance Use among Sexual Minority Youth: A Review of Treatment Options. The American Journal of Family Therapy, 1-15.

Bradford Stucki presented the following!  Congratulations, Bradford!

” Grandparents Raising Grandchildren in Appalachia: An Examination of Available Services” in a research symposium Needs of and Services for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Regional, National, and International Perspectives on Friday 11/6 at the Gerontological Society of America’s national conference.

Manasi Shankar

Passed Doctoral prelims and proposal defense

-Trained in EMDR
-Trained in CBT Foundations course from the Beck Institute
– Developed a lecture on “Working with Individuals and Families Living with Disability in a Mental Health Setting: A Social Model Perspective” and was invited to give a lecture at Converse College, SC, which went great!
– Working on several research papers with a few publications coming very soon!
All members of our brilliant 2018 cohort have passed their preliminary exams!  Congratulations, Steph, Deneisha, Allie, Sami, and Jessica!!  

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