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Recent Scientific/Professional Conference Presentations (2011 – present)

Names in bold are current/previous team members.

Papers/Posters/Symposia

2011

Greenberg, L. M., Nezu, A. M., & Nezu, C. M. (2011, November). Cultural Competency for Graduate Students. Poster presented at the 45th annual convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Nezu, A. M. (2011, August). Writing abstracts for the general public/media. In G. VandenBos (Panel Chair), Writing abstracts to get your research noticed. Presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association.

Nezu, A. M. (Chair). (2011, November). "Get a life": Or does being a cognitive-behavioral professional allow for one? Thoughts from dual-career couples. Panel presented at the Annual Convention of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Toronto, Canada.

Nezu, A. M., Nezu, C. M., Lee, M., Haggerty, K., Salber, K. E., Greenberg, L. M., Ricelli, S., Bennett, P., Raggio, G., Evans, A., & Foster, E. (2011, November). Social problem solving as a mediator of posttraumatic growth and quality of life among patients with heart failure. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Toronto, Canada.

Nezu, C. M. (Panelist). (2011, November).  In A. M. Nezu (Chair) “Get a life”: Or does being a cognitive-behavioral professional allow for one? Thoughts from dual-career couples. Panel presented at the Annual Convention of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Toronto, Canada.

Raggio, G. A., Nezu, A. M., Greenberg, L. M., Nezu, C. M., Lee, M., Haggerty, K., Salber, K. E. (2011, November). Social problem solving and elevated blood pressure among patients with congestive heart failure. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Toronto, Canada.

Ricelli, S., Nezu, C. M., Nezu, A. M., & Foster, E. (2011, November). Social problem solving as a mediator of openness to experience and mood. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Toronto, Canada.

Salber, K. E., Nezu, A. M., & Nezu, C. M. (2011, November). Living with congestive heart failure: Caregiver social problem solving and care receiver depression. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Toronto, Canada.

Tenhula, W., Karlin, B., Nieuwsma, J. A., Nezu, A. M., & Nezu, C. M. (2011, November). Project "Moving Forward:" Problem-solving training for returning Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans. In J. A. Nieuwsma (Symposium Chair), Brief psychotherapy outside the mental health clinic: Evidence and innovation for expanding access to care. Presented at the Annual Convention of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Toronto, Canada.


2012

Greenberg, L. M., Butryn, M. L., & Kerrigan, S. (2012, April). Preliminary Exploration of Acceptance and Distress Tolerance in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes. Poster presented at the 33rd Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, New Orleans, LA.

Nezu, A. M. (Chair). (2012, November). How to get published in top journals. Panel presented at the Annual Convention of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, National Harbor, MD.

Nezu, A. M. (Panelist). (2012, November). In C. M. Nezu (Chair), Experts in search of common ground: Practical advice for clinicians. Panel presented at the Annual Convention of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, National Harbor, MD.

Nezu, A. M., Nezu, C. M., Tenhula, W., Karlin, B., & Beaudreau, S. (2012, November). Problem-solving training to enhance readjustment among returning Veterans: Initial evaluation results. Presented at the Annual Convention of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, National Harbor, MD.

Nezu, C. M. (Chair). (2012, November). Experts in search of common ground: Practical advice for clinicians. Panel presented at the Annual Convention of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, National Harbor, MD.

Ricelli, S. E., Salber, K. E., Segal, A., Greenberg, L. M., Nezu, A. M., & Nezu, C. M. (2012, November). Negative Problem Orientation as a Predictor of Worsening Cardiac Function and Increased Cardiac Events Among Patients With Congestive Heart Failure at 2-year Follow-up. Poster presented at the 45th annual convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, National Harbor, MD.

Sirey, J. A., & Greenfield A. (2012, March). Loneliness and Depression in Older Adults. Consensus Conference for Multicomponent Intervention for Homebound Seniors, New York, NY.

Sirey, J. A., Marino, P., & Greenfield A. (2012, October). Prevalence of depression across settings serving older adults: Is there unmet need? Presented at the 40th Annual Conference of the State Society on Aging of New York, Albany, NY.

Sirey, J., Marino, P., Greenfield, A., Tagarelli, D., D’Angelo, D., Gabris, C., McKenzie, S., & Bruce, M. (October, 2012). Improving Engagement in Mental Health Services for Older Persons with Depression: Current Needs and Intervention. Poster presented at the American Psychiatric Association’s 64th Institute on Psychiatric Services Meeting, New York, NY.


2013

Greenberg, L. M., Nezu, A. M., & Nezu, C. M. (2013, May). Social Problem Solving Predicts Blood Pressure in Patients with Heart Failure. Poster presented at the 25th Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention, Washington, D.C.

Nezu, A. M. (Panelist): In J. Arch (chair). (2013, August). Top 10 lessons Learned from Disseminating Evidence-based Interventions in Real World Settings – dedicated to the Memory of Susan Nolen-Hoeksema. Panel presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.

Nezu, A. M., Nezu, C. M., & Tenhula, W. N. Moving Forward: A problem-solving approach to achieving life’s goals. In W. N. Tenhula & A. M. Nezu (Symposia co-chairs). (2013, August). Reaching Veterans when and where they need us: Innovations to optimize engagement in care. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.

Nezu, C. M., Tenhula, W. N., Nezu, A. M., Glynn, S. M., & McCutcheon, S. (2013, August). The power of two. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.

Stern, J., Lee, M., Nezu, C. M., & Nezu, A. M. (2013, November). Sociotropic Versus Autonomous Social Problem Solving: Interactions with Sex Differences. Poster to be presented at the 47th annual convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Nashville, TN.

Tenhula, W. N., & Nezu, A. M. (Symposia co-chairs). (2013, August). Reaching Veterans when and where they need us: Innovations to optimize engagement in care. Symposium presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.


Workshops/CE Courses

2011

Nezu, A.M. & Nezu, C.M. (2011, June) Moving Forward: A problem-solving approach to achieving life’s goals. Department of Veterans Affairs Education/Training Conference, San Diego, CA.

 

Nezu, A.M. & Nezu, C.M. (2011, August). Moving Forward: A problem-solving approach to achieving life’s goals. Department of Veterans Affairs Education/Training Conference, Washington, DC.

Nezu, A. M., & Nezu, C. M. (2011, November). Problem-solving therapy for depression: Recent revisions. Master Clinician Series Seminar presented at the Annual Convention of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Toronto, Canada.

Nezu, C. M. & Nezu, A. M. (2011, June). PST for personality disorders: When personality is not destiny, presented at the annual continuing education conference of the American board of professional psychology (ABPP), San Francisco, CA.

Nezu, C. M., & Nezu, A. M. (2011, July). Contemporary problem-solving therapy for personality disorders. Presented at the Annual Summer Continuing Education Workshop Series of the American Board of Professional Psychology, San Francisco, CA.


2012

Nezu, A. M. (2012, July). Problem-solving therapy principles: Applications for depression, medical patients, and military members and their families. Presented at the Annual Summer Continuing Education Workshop Series of the American Board of Professional Psychology, Philadelphia, PA.


2013

Nezu, A. M. (2013, July). Problem-solving therapy. Presented at the World Congress of Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies, Lima, Peru.

Nezu, A. M., & Nezu, C. M.  (2013, August). Problem-solving therapy: Focus on depression, co-morbid chronic illness, and returning Veterans. Presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.

Nezu, A. M., & Nezu, C. M. (2013, November). Problem-solving therapy to enhance recovery and resilience. To be presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Philadelphia, PA.

Nezu, C. M. (2013, July). Professional Competencies in Cognitive and Behavioral Psychology with the American Board of Professional Psychology, World Congress of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies, Lima, Peru.


Drexel University Presentations

2011

Greenberg, L.M., Nezu, A.M., Nezu, C.M. (2011, April). Problem orientation as a mediator of affectivity in college athletes. Poster presented at the College of Arts and Sciences Research Day, Philadelphia, PA.

Raggio, G., Greenberg, L. M., Ricelli, S., Evans, A., Nezu, A. M., Nezu, C. M., & Salber, K. (2011, April). Type D Personality and Hypertension. Poster presented at Drexel University's Research Day, Philadelphia, PA.


2012

Ricelli, S., Nezu, C. M., Nezu, A. M. (2012, April). Negative Problem Orientation as a Mediator of Personality Traits and Negative Affectivity. Poster presented at the 14th annual Drexel University Research Day, Philadelphia, PA.

Salber, K.E., Nezu, A.M., & Nezu, C.M. (2012, April). Caregiver negative problem orientation and depression in heart failure patients. Poster session presented at Drexel University Research Day, Philadelphia.

Segal, A., Evans, E., Foster, E., Greenberg, L., Hildebrand, B., Patel, K., Ricelli, S., Salber, K., Nezu, C. M. & Nezu, A. M. (2012, April).  Problem Solving as a Mediator of Posttraumatic Growth in Heart Failure Patients.  Poster presented at the Drexel University’s College of Arts and Sciences Research Day, Philadelphia, PA.


2013

Ricelli, S., Stern, J., Nezu, A. M., Nezu, C. M. (2013, April). Coping Factors Associated With Psychological Resilience. Poster presented at the 15th annual Drexel University Research Day, Philadelphia, PA.

Segal, A. G., Diaz, C. E., Greenberg, L. M., Nezu, C. M., & Nezu, A. M. (2013, April). Predictors of Attitudes Towards Seeking Medical Care and Psychological Care Among Veterans. Poster presented at the Drexel University College of Arts and Sciences Research Day, Philadelphia, PA.

Stern, J., Lee, M., Nezu, C. M., Nezu, A. M. (2013, April). Problem Solving: How We Think, Feel and Act. Poster presented at the 13th annual Drexel University College of Arts and Science Research Day, Philadelphia, PA.