Greetings Division 56 Members! We had an enriching APA convention in Washington, DC filled with informative trauma-focused presentations, an inspiring invited address, and a lively social hour and awards ceremony. Please see below for several of the slides from our accepted presentations.

We would like to extend gratitude to all members who participated in Division 56 programming by presenting your excellent work and attending our various convention and suite programs. Be on the lookout for calls for APA 2018 convention programs on the Division 56 listserv. We look forward to seeing you in San Francisco!

2017 APA Covention in Washington, DC

Presidential Symposium: Successful Strategies for Intervening with Refugees in the United States and Worldwide

Chair: Elizabeth Carll

Syrian Refugee Trauma Work in Jordan, Lebanon and Germany
George Rhoades | Download Slides

Symposium: Healing Trauma with Cultural and Creative Expression

Co-Chairs: Lilian Comas-Diaz and Ilene Serlin

Healing Trauma with Lantinx Creativity
Lilian Comas-Diaz | Download Slides

Kinaesthetic Imagining: Dance Movement Therapy with Syrian Refugees
Ilene Serline | Download Slides

Symposium: Dissociation in a Forensic Context - The Role of Trauma-Informed Experts

Chair: Tyson D. Bailey

An Introduction to Complex Trauma and Dissociation in a Forensic Context
Tyson D. Bailey | Download Slides (For all presenters)

Challenging Myths About Dissociation
Bethany Brand

Forensic Evaluation in a Criminal Setting: A Case Example
Steve Gold