Winter 2005

Cognitive Processing Therapy: Moving Towards Effectiveness Research
Tara Galovski, Ph.D.
Assistant Research Professor &
Interim Clinic Director
Center for Trauma Recovery
Department of Psychology
University of Missouri-St. Louis
February 28, 2005

Incidence and Correlates of Traumatic Stress Disorders:
A Prospective Analysis of an Emergency Department Sample
Connie Veazey, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology
Northwestern State University
March 21, 200

Sex Offender Recidivism
Rick Scott, Ph.D.
Unit Director, Forensic Evaluation Program
St. Louis Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center
April 25, 2005

Fall 2004

A Reconceptualization of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Patricia A. Resick, Ph.D.
Director of the Womens Health Sciences Division
National Center for PTSD, Boston
Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry, Boston University
Curators Professor, University of Missouri-St. Louis
October 11, 2004

Empirically Supported Treatments for,Childhood Traumatization: A Review
Matthew D. Kliethermes, Ph.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor
Department of Psychology & Center for Trauma Recovery
University of Missouri-St. Louis
November 22, 2004

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Drug Abuse, and Suicidality
Rumi Kato Price, Ph.D., M.P.E.
Research Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
December 13, 2004

Winter 2004

Multi-Dimensional Family Assistance: An Experimental Approach For Serving Homeless Mothers with Mental Health and Substance Abuse Disorders
Gary Morse, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology & Gerontology Program
University of Missouri-St. Louis
April 26, 2004

Helping Homeless Individuals Suffering From Severe Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders: A Randomized Experiment
Robert Calsyn, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology & Gerontology Program
University of Missouri-St. Louis
May 17, 2004

Winter Semester 2003

Infant Touch: What Your Parents Feel and Believe, What Babies Tell Us
Ruth Jenkins, R.N., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Barnes College of Nursing and Health Studies
University of Missouri - St. Louis
February 24, 2003

Gender and Adolescent Relationship Violence: A Contextual Examination
Jody Miller, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice
University of Missouri - St. Louis
March 10, 2003

The Response of Pre-adolescent Children toWitnessing Community Violence
Lois Pierce, Ph.D.
Professor & Chair,Department of Social Work
University of Missouri - St. Louis

Nancy Shields, Ph,D.
Professor & Chair,Department of Sociology
University of Missouri - St. Louis
April 28, 2003

Trauma and HIV Risk Among Active Drug Users
Sharon Johnson, Ph.D., MPE
Department of Social Work
University of Missouri - St. Louis
May 12, 2003

Fall Semester 2002

Psychobiological Changes in Domestic Violence Survivors
Michael G. Griffin, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
University of Missouri - St. Louis
September 30, 2002

Diagnostic and Assessment Issues in Child Sexual Abuse: Blending Clinical and Research Findings
Jeffrey N. Wherry, Ph.D.
CEO, Children's Advocacy Services
University of Missouri - St. Louis
October 28, 2002

Violence Exposure Among African-American Youth in Urban Enviroments
Vetta L. Sanders Thompson, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
University of Missouri-St. Louis
November 25, 2002

Fall Semester 2001

Reginald D. V. Nixon, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
University of Missouri-St. Louis

Treatment of Acute Stress Disorder: A Case Study Comparing Exposure Versus Cognitive Therapy
September 18, 2001
Linda B. Cottler, Ph.D.
Department of Psychiatry,
Washington University School of Medicine

HIV Prevention Studies Among Women
October 16, 2001
Kim T. Muser, Ph.D.
Department of Psychiatry and
Community and Family Medicine
Dartmouth Medical School

Assessment and Treatment of PTSD in Persons
with Severe Mental Illness
November 27, 2001

Winter Semester 2001

Clarifying the Relationship Between Childhood
Attachment and Adult Emotional Distress
Christine D. Scher, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
University of Missouri-St. Louis
January 23, 2001

Critical Issues in the Assessment of Posttraumatic Outcomes
John Briere, Ph.D.
Department of Psychiatry and Psychology
University of Southern California
February 20, 2001

The Oklahoma City Bombing: Studies
of Mental Health Effects
Carol S. North, M.D.
Department of Psychiatry
Washington University
March 20, 2001

Fall Semester 2000

The Positive By-Products of Trauma and Other Adversities
Curtis McMillen, Ph.D.
George Warren Brown School of Social Work
Washington University
September 19, 2000

Intimate Partner Violence: Preliminary Findings From A Study of 350 Battered Women
Mindy B. Mechanic, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
Center for Trauma Recovery
University of Missouri - St. Louis
October 17, 2000

Cognitive Neuroscience, Dissociation, and PTSD
Chris Brewin, Ph.D.
Department of Clinical Health Psychology
University College London
November 14, 2000

Winter Semester 2000

Victimization and Resistance Among Commercial Sex Workers in Sri Lanka
Jody Miller, Ph.D. & Dheeshana Jayasundera
Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice
University of Missouri - St. Louis
March 21, 2000

Development and Evaluation of an Intervention for Prevention of Post-Rape Psychopathology
Heidi S. Resnick, Ph.D.
Medical University of South Carolina
March 31, 2000

The Patient, the Records, and the Lawyers: Legal Traps for the Therapist
Brad Blake, Attorney at Law
Fellows & Blake Law Firm
April 11, 2000

Fall Semester 1999

Women in an Age of Genocide
Linda M. Woolf, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
Webster University
October 12, 1999

Risk Recognition as a Factor in Revictimization: Theoretical Issues, Assessment, and the Relationship with Assault
Elizabeth A. Meadows, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
Central Michigan University
November 5, 1999

PTSD in War Refugees
Priscilla Schulz, LCSW
Director, War Trauma Recovery Project
St. Louis, MO
December 7, 1999

Winter Semester 1999

Implications of Conservation of Resources Theory and Loss Spirals for Adaptation to Traumatic Stress
Jeannine Monnier, Ph.D.
National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center
Medical University of South Carolina
January 29, 1999

Changing Relationships Between Men and Women and the Decline in Intimate Partner Homicide
Richard Rosenfeld, Ph.D.
Department of Criminal Justice
University of Missouri - St. Louis
February 9, 1999

A Post Trauma Glimpse at the Legal Experiences of a Child and His or Her Family
Dana Klar, J.D., M.S.W
Children's Advocacy Services
University of Missouri - St. Louis
March 16, 1999

Scripture, Scripting and Cognitive Therapy: How Our Clients Beliefs About Faith and Spirituality Can Impact Their Recovery from Trauma
Linda Sharpe-Taylor, Ph.D.
Urban Behavioral Health Care Institute
St. Louis, Missouri
April 13 1999

Fall Semester 1998

PTSD and Sleep Functioning
Pallavi Nishith, Ph.D.
Center for Trauma Recovery
University of Missouri - St. Louis
October 13, 1998

Righting Wrongs: Making the Crime Victim Whole
Brad Blake, Attorney at Law
Principal at Moser & Marsalek, P.C.
November 10, 1998

A Comparison of Cognitive Processing Therapy with Prolonged Exposure for the Treatment of Rape-Related PTSD
Patricia A. Resick, Ph.D.
Center for Trauma Recovery
University of Missouri - St. Louis
December 1, 1998

Spring Semester 1998

Traumatic Stress and Comorbid Conditions: Broadening Our Perspective
Catherine Feuer, Ph.D.
Center for Trauma Recovery
University of Missouri - St. Louis
March 3, 1998

Public Discourse About Wife Beating
Gretchen Arnold, Ph.D.
Department of Sociology
University of Missouri - St. Louis
April 14, 1998

Treatment of PTSD and Comorbid Panic Attacks
Sherry Falsetti
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Medical College of South Carolina
June 23, 1998

Fall Semester 1997

The Emergency Room as a Violence Prevention Center
Mary Ann Dutton, Ph.D., A.B.P.P.
Department of Emergency Medicine
George Washington University
September 15, 1997

Psychological Sequelae and Differential Diagnostic Issues in Sexual Abuse: Assessment and Treatment Implications
Jeffrey N. Wherry, Ph.D., A.B.P.P.
Weinman Children's Advocacy Centre
University of Missouri - St. Louis
October 14, 1997

Incarcerated Battered Women Who Assault Their Male Partners
Virginia Drake, Ph.D.
School of Nursing
University of Missouri - St. Louis
November 11, 1997

Spring Semester 1997

Young Women, Gangs, and Violence
Jody Miller, Ph.D.
Department of Criminology
University of Missouri - St. Louis
February 18, 1997

Where to Draw the Line: Injury vs Child Maltreatment?
Lizette Peterson, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
University of Missouri - Columbia
March 4, 1997

Biological Alterations in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Michael Griffin, Ph.D.
Center for Trauma Recovery
University of Missouri - St. Louis
April 15. 1997

Fall Semester 1996

Domestic Violence: A Nursing Perspective
Jacquelyn Campbell, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University
September 17, 1996

Children of Battered Women
Honore Hughes, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
St. Louis University
October 22, 1996

Intergenerational Transmission of Attachment and the Intergenerational Transmission of Violence
John Constantino, M.D.
Department of Psychiatry
Washington University School of Medicine
November 19, 1996

Spring Semester 1996

Cognitive Processing Therapy with Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse
Kate Chard, Ph.D.
February, 20, 1996

Understanding Men Who Batter: Treatment Issues
Mark Robinson, D.Min.
Private Practice
March 19, 1996

Lesbian Battering: A Panel Discussion
Mary Sue Guenther, M.Ed.,
ALIVE
Christie Kropp, L.C.S.W.,
Women's Self Help Center
Bobbi Scott
Ellen Tetlow, M.S.W., M.Ed., L.C.S.W.
Private Practice
April 16, 1996

Fall Semester 1995

"Rule of Thumb" - Video/ Discussion with Filmmaker Jill Petzall
Jill Petzall
Independent Film Maker
October 2, 1995

Emotional Processing & PTSD in Female Assault Victims
Edna Foa, Ph.D.
Department of Psychiatry
Medical College of Pennsylvania
October 13, 1995

Examination of Physical Assault and Childhood Victimization within a General Population Sample and a Help Seeking Sample of Women
Terri Weaver, Ph.D.
Center for Trauma Recovery
University of Missouri - St. Louis
November 7, 1995

Spring Semester 1995

Dissociation in Multiple Personality and Boderline Personality Disorder
Terri Pokrajac, Psy.D.
Masters & Johnson Sexual Trauma Program
February 14, 1995

Gangs in St. Louis
Scott Decker, Ph.D.
Department of Criminology
University of Missouri - St. Louis
March 14, 1995

Maritial Violence During the Great Flood of '93
Patricia Resick, Ph.D.
Center for Trauma Recovery
University of Missouri - St. Louis
April 11, 1995

Fall Semester 1994

Etiology and Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Edna Foa, Ph.D.
Department of Psychiatry
Medical College of Pennsylvania
October 20, 1994

Sexual Harrassment: The Reasonable Woman or Reasonable Person Standard?
Richard Weiner, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
St. Louis University
November 1, 1994

Gestalt Approaches to the Treatment of Multiple Personality Disorder
Helen Friedman, Ph.D.
Private Practice
December 13, 1994

Spring Semester 1994

Hate Crimes against Gays and Lesbians
Suzanna Rose, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
University of Missouri - St. Louis
March, 1994

Fall Semester 1993

Survivors of the Holocaust and Traumatic Effects on the Second Generation
Moisy Shopper, M.D.
Saint Louis Psychoanalytic Institute
October 12.1993

Surviving the Holocaust: A Personal Account
Hedy Epstein
November 9, 1993

Male Survivors of Sexual Assault
Dean Rosen, Psy.D.
Private Practice in St. Louis
December 14, 1993

Spring Semester 1993

Battered Women in Community Samples
Jan Attala, Ph.D.
School of Nursing
University of Missouri - St. Louis
March 1993

Battered Woman Syndrome: When Battered Women Kill
Mindy Mechanic, Ph.D.
Center for Trauma Recovery
University of Missouri - St. Louis
April 27, 1993

Ritualistic Abuse of Children
Laura Wozniak, M.A.
Private Practice in St. Louis
May 1993