Spring 2013 Brownbag Series

  • Bimonthly meetings are held during the academic semester on Fridays, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • Topics related to family violence and sexual assault will be presented and discussed.
  • Please contact Dr. Holly Orcutt for further information about room locations during the Spring 2013 semester.
Date Presenter Title
02/08/13 Lauren Bradel, Department of Psychology, NIU Violence Against Women: Estimating Co-Occurence and Relative Risk
02/22/13 Melissa McKenzie, Department of Psychology, NIU The Influence of Compensatory Control Strategies on the Relationship Between Perceived Control and Partner Aggression
03/08/13 Theodore Cross, Senior Research Professor, Children and Family Research Center, UIUC 10:00 a.m. - Child Maltreatment Victims Age Zero to Five: Developmental Challenges and Program Opportunities

1:00 p.m. - Risk Factors and Resilience for Children Involved in DCFS Investigations
03/29/13 Christine Valdez, Department of Psychology, NIU From Schema Reconstruction, to Posttraumatic Growth, to Psychological Adjustment Over Time in Trauma Survivors:  Perspectives from Longitudinal Research
04/19/13 Randy McCarthy, CSFVSA, NIU Implicit Cognitive Processes in Aggression and Family Violence Research