Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Dr. Melba Vasquez To Speak at Baldwin Wallace University

Dr. Melba Vasquez will present her program, "Cultural Competence in Psychotherapy: Death, Dying and Bereavement" on Thursday, October 10 at 8:30 p.m. in the Ballroom of Strosacker Hall on the Baldwin Wallace University campus. A reception will immediately follow the program. Dr. Vasquez is a Past President of the American Psychological Association, co-founder of the APA Division 45: Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Issues, and of the National Multicultural Conference and Summit.  Dr. Vasquez's visit to BW is sponsored by the Harrington Visiting Professor Fund. As part of the Harrington Visiting Professor Series, the Psychology Department offers monthly colloquia or lectures with experts in various fields of Psychology. Past colloquium topics have included forensic psychology, clinical hypnosis, eating disorders, autism disorder, sports psychology, traumatic brain injury recovery, anxiety disorders, and domestic abuse, and previous speakers include Robert Sternberg, Albert Bandura, Elizabeth Loftus, and David Matsumoto.  The colloquia are free and open to the public.