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Keynote and Plenary Speakers
Counseling in a Divisive Society: Collaboration, Growth, and Change
Keynote Speaker Dr. Hector Y. Adames received his doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the APA accredited program at Wright State University in Ohio and completed his APA pre-doctoral internship at the Boston University School of Medicine’s Center for Multicultural Training in Psychology (CMTP). Currently, he is an Associate Professor at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Chicago Campus and the Co-Director of the IC-RACE Lab (Immigration Critical Race And Cultural Equity Lab). He is the editor of Latinx Psychology Today (LPT) and serves on the editorial board of APA’s Division-17 journal, The Counseling Psychologist and the journal, Professional Psychology: Research & Practice. Dr. Adames is the co-author of a textbook focusing on skin-color and physiognomy among U.S. Latinx titled, Cultural Foundations and Interventions in Latino/a Mental Health: History, Theory and within Group Differences published by Routledge Press. He is the co-author of two upcoming books titled, Race and Colorism: Towards a Racially Conscious Understanding of Latinxs published by Rowman & Littlefield and Caring for Latinxs with Dementia in a Globalized World: Behavioral and Psychosocial Treatments published by Springer Science. His research focuses on how socio-race, skin-color, colorism, and ethnic and racial group membership influence wellness. He has earned several awards including the 2018 Distinguished Emerging Professional Research Award from The Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity, and Race, a Division of the American Psychological Association (APA). You can follow Dr. Adames on Twitter @HYAdames
Plenary Session Kim Madsen was appointed the Executive Officer of the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) in January 2010. Ms. Madsen previously served as the Board’s Assistant Executive Officer, and she has held various positions in her career focusing on serving and protecting consumers. Within the Department of Consumer Affairs, Ms. Madsen has served as an Investigative Analyst, Consumer and Outreach Coordinator for the Board of Pharmacy; Enforcement Manager for the Board of Barbering and Cosmetology; and Program Manager for the Board of Behavioral Sciences. Prior to returning to the Board of Behavioral Sciences and the Department of Consumer Affairs, Ms. Madsen served as the Criminal Background Manager for the Department of Public Health’s Licensing and Certification Program.
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