Program Information

Agenda

March 10, 2021 | 8am – 1:30pm

Speaker Highlights

TimeSession
8:00 - 8:30Poster Presentations
8:30 - 9:00Polypharmacy and Deprescribing: A Shared Responsibility Megan Pratt, DNP, FNP
9:00 - 10:00The Science and Power of Hope - Chan M. Hellman, PhD
10:00 - 10:10Break
10:10 - 11:10Organ Donation: Hope in the Face of Adversity - Nicole Bishop
11:10 - 11:20Break
11:20 - 12:35***Racism, Unconscious Bias, and Creating Inclusive Environments - John P. Cullen, Ph.D.
12:35 - 12:45Break
12:45 - 1:45Building Resiliency In A Busy World - Tricia Woodliff, Ph.D., CPC, NCC, and Jill Packman, Ph.D., MFT

*** for attendees who have chosen to watch the event as a recording, this presentation will not be included – an alternative presentation will be available.)

Speaker Highlights

Chan M. Hellman, PhD

The Science and Power of Hope

Hope has emerged as one of the top factors leading to human flourishing across the life span. This seminar will present the science of Hope as a psychological strength in our ability to cope with traumatic experiences. In particular this presentation will summarize over a decade of research that show (1) hope predicts adaptive outcomes, (2) hope buffers the effects of adversity, and (3) hope can be influenced and sustained.  

Learning Objectives 

  1. Participants will learn the science of hope and its core components that lead to goal attainment. 
  2. Participants will learn how hope can help overcome adversity on the path to well-being. 
  3. Participants will discuss the theoretical foundations of hope and its application to personal and professional goals.

 

 John P. Cullen, Ph.D.

Racism, Unconscious Bias, and Creating Inclusive Environments 

(for attendees who have chosen to watch the event as a recording, this presentation will not be included. An alternative presentation will be available in it’s place.)

  • Professor of Clinical, Clinical and Translational Research  
  • Professor of Clinical, Center for Community Health and Prevention 
  • Strategic Director of Population Health, Clinical and Translational Science Institute  
  • Community Engagement Function Lead, Clinical and Translational Science Institute  
  • Integrating Special Populations Function Lead, Clinical and Translational Science Institute 
  • Director of Diversity and Inclusion, Clinical and Translational Science Institute  
  • Acting Director, Susan B. Anthony Center, University of Rochester 

Jill Packman, Ph.D., MFT

Building Resiliency In A Busy World

Tricia Woodliff, Ph.D., CPC, NCC

Building Resiliency In A Busy World

Tricia Woodliff, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor in Counseling and Educational Psychology. She holds an MS degree in Counseling Psychology and a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision. She is a licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and an Approved Clinical Supervisor.

Nicole Bishop

Organ Donation: Hope in the Face of Adversity

Nicole is the regional director at Donor Network West. Learning objectives include 

  • Participants will learn the impact COVID-19 has had on organ donation and how implementation of new communication strategies lead to organs recovered for transplant.  
  • Participants will learn how hope can help overcome misfortune by creating a donor family legacy and saving recipient lives.  
  • Participants will hear from a kidney and pancreas recipient whose lifesaving gifts have allowed her to be ambassador for organ donation and an inspiration to her students, our community and the world.