Expert Panel – Decolonization and Psychology
Psychlogy has only recently begun to define, describe and address its colonial roots as a discipline and as a profession. The speakers in this panel will help us defin decolonization, will raise examples and issues of colonialism and attempts to dismantle it and build a post-colonial psychology. Panelists will discuss strategies for sustainability for long-lasting change.
Moderators: Polli Hagenaars, Elison Santos
Expert Panel – Climate Justice
What is environmental justice, and what is psychology’s role in addressing the climate crisis from a social justice perspective? How has colonialism contributed to current environmental stewardship practices and problems of climate justice? This expert panel will address these topics and more.
Moderator: Erinn Cameron
Expert Panel – Health Equity
This panel will discuss the definition and meaning of health equity and will offer discussion points for the role of psychological science in developing and implementing sustainable strategies to address equity in access, standard of care, and pathways to health.
Moderators: Swati Bajpai and Elaine Congress
A Psychological Perspective of Feminist Research & Services in Pakistan: Contributions of Prof. Dr. Anila Kamal.
Anila Kamal, PhD (ICP 2021 Denmark Gunvald Award Recipient)
Rawalpindi Women University, Pakistan
In this award talk, I will discuss work on sexual harassment begun in the 1990s, when it was considered as taboo and nobody really understood the term, resulting in a Sexual Harassment Act (2010). I will also discuss other scholarly and training work relevant to women’s health, reproductive health, empowerment.
Mediating Role of Shyness between Childhood Abuse and Social Anxiety in University Students: Narrative from Pakistan
Bisma Ejaz, PhD (ICP 2021 Sukemune Bain Award Recipient)
Lahore College for Women University, Pakistan
Social Anxiety Disorder represents one of the most common psychological problems of today with less information about its prevalence and impact on students in higher education. This paper uses the case of Pakistan to explore the intricate yet under-discussed relationship between Social Anxiety, Childhood Abuse and Shyness.
Is American Psychology Xenophobic: Shall We Ask Frances Mullen?
Harold Takooshian, PhD (ICP 2020 Frances Mullen Award Recipient)
Fordham University, USA
Back in 1984, ICP past-President Virginia Sexton posed this edgy question: “Is American psychology Xenophobic?” After a brief review of global data on psychology in the USA and globally, this message looks at the legendary careers of Frances Mullen and other ICP leaders to address this question of Xenophobia.
Health and Human Rights – Moderator Carmen Poulin, University of New Brunswick, Canada
Olusheyl Lawoyin, USA
Jillian Zitars & Deborah Scharf, Canada
Gulnora Bogdalova, Uzbekistan & Amanda Clinton, USA
Cecilia Cheng, Hong Kong S.A.R., China
Displaced Peoples – Moderator Sharon Coen, Salford University, UK
Wellbeing – Moderator Craig Shealy, Western Washington University, USA
Decolonization/Racism – Moderator Ada Sinacore, McGill University, Canada
Poster Sessions –
- Session 1: Systems and Processes
- Session 2: COVID and Psychology
- Session 3: Psychological Processes
Poster sessions will begin with statements from each presenter, followed by group Q/A. This will be followed by an opportunity to meet with individual poster session authors in chat rooms for discussion
Human Rights Observation and Celebration
- Collective Reading of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
- Short film: What does Human RIghts Mean to You (from the GNPHR)
- Readings, Music, Poetry
Awards and Tributes Ceremony
- Presentation of 2022 Awards
- Presentation of ICP2022 Poster Contest Awards
ICP Town Hall / Members’ Meeting
- where is ICP now and where should it be going?