Psychology Day at NVC

1st Virtual Psychology Day

November 10, 2020

14th Annual Psychology Day

Psychology Day offers information and interactive demonstrations about psychology for those interested in learning more about the science of psychology and what psychologists do. This year’s topics include stress, happiness, sex, personality, COVID, sensation and perception, memory, and many more! Running from 9:30 am to 2 pm on November 10, 2020, Psychology Day consists of interactive learning Booths conducted as virtual Zoom sessions.

This year’s Psychology Day offers a special bonus for Alamo Colleges’ students. Any current Alamo Colleges’ student who attends 80% or more of the Booths, verifies their attendance by completing this attendance card, and submits this attendance card by 5 pm on November 13, 2020 will be entered into a drawing. The drawing will take place between November 16th and November 20th 2020. The first randomly selected 20 names of students who turned in their completed attendance cards will win a $50 credit into their Alamo Colleges’ account. This credit will go toward any balance or be automatically refunded to students who do not have a balance.

To enter the Booths, click on any of the Zoom links listed below.

Welcome to NVC's 14th Annual Psychology Day

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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex but Were Afraid to Ask

Title:
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex but Were Afraid to Ask

Presenter:
Professor Don Lucas

Moderator:
Professor Kara Paige

When: 9:30 am to 11:45 am

Zoom Link: https://alamo.zoom.us/j/5362495655
Meeting ID: 536 249 5655

Details:

  • 9:30 am to 9:45 am: Question and answer time—come with any question you would like to ask Dr. Don about human sexuality.
  • 9:45 am to 10:00 am: Watching the video: “Healthy Relationships Begin with You.”
  • 10:00 am to 10:15 am: Question and answer time—let’s talk about the video, “Healthy Relationships Begin with You,” or address any question you would like to ask Dr. Don about human sexuality.
  • 10:15 am to 10:30 am: Watching the video: “Are You a Sex Confuser?”
  • 10:30 am-10:45 am: Question and answer time—let’s talk about the video, “Are You a Sex Confuser?” or address any question you would like to ask Dr. Don about human sexuality.
  • 10:45 am-11:00 am: Watching the video: “Why are People Gay?”
  • 11:00 am to 11:15 am: Question and answer time—let’s talk about the video, “Why are People Gay?” or address any question you would like to ask Dr. Don about human sexuality.
  • 11:15 am to 11:30 am: Watching the video, “Does the ‘Pull-Out’ Method Work?”
  • 11:30 am to 11:45 am: Question and answer time—let’s talk about the video, “Does the ‘Pull-Out’ Method Work?” or address any question you would like to ask Dr. Don about human sexuality.

 

COVID – Mental Health – Nine aspects of Self-Care

Title:
COVID – Mental Health – Six aspects of Self-Care  

Presenters:
Professor Traci Brown and her (PSYC 2301) General Psychology Students

When: 9:30 am to 1 pm

Zoom Link: https://alamo.zoom.us/j/6853925063

Zoom ID: 685 392 5063

Details:
9:30 – 10 – COVID/Mental Health/Relationships
10:00 – 10:30 – COVID/Mental Health/Physical
10:30 – 11 – COVID/Mental Health/Psychological
11:30 – 12 – COVID/Mental Health/Spiritual
12:00 – 12:30 – COVID/Mental Health/Personal
12:30 – 1 – COVID/Mental Health/Professional

Harmonious Minds Matter

Title:
Harmonious Minds Matter

Presenters:
Professor Patricia Zapata and her (PSYC 2314) Lifespan Development Students

When: 9:30 am to 2 pm

Details:
Attendees will be escorted to various videos produced by Lifespan Development students on an educational YouTube channel that promises to enlighten and entertain viewers that want to learn more about different psychological perspectives.

Zoom link: https://alamo.zoom.us/j/95760777626?pwd=Y3Z6dVBiQzdvRmZHb1NCK2k0UmpiUT09
Pass code: 660423

The Psychology of Fear

Title:
The Psychology of Fear

Presenter:
Professor Brandi Barrera and her (PSYC 2301) General Psychology Students

Time: 11 am to 2 pm

Details:
Attendees will be able to participate in three sessions all tied to the psychology of fear. One session will consist of sleep paralysis, night terrors, lucid dreams, and fear in dreams. Another session will address the psychology of being scared. And the third session will cover pandemic fear.

Zoom link: https://alamo.zoom.us/j/95398254030

 

Testing Your Memory

Title:
Testing Your Memory

Presenter:
Professor Rocky Heredia

When: 12:30 pm to 2 pm

Details:
Attendees will learn about memory and be shown a variety of empirically based techniques to improve their memory. Additionally, attendees will be able to test their memories before and after the memory-improving techniques are learned.

Zoom link: https://alamo.zoom.us/j/96729135412?pwd=U2FsNklvVERZRHpGejk1MzhKLzl2UT09
Passcode: 235491

Study Smarter Not Harder

Title:
Study Smarter Not Harder

Presenter:
Professor Catie Phillips

When: 9:30am to 2pm

Details:
Attendees will watch a presentation on effective research-based study skills that they can apply in all of their classes.

Where: https://youtu.be/_71jkOgv0M8

Meet the 54 Divisions of Psychology!

Title:
Meet the 54 Divisions of Psychology! Get ready to redefine what you thought you knew about the field of psychology!

Join Dr. Montanye for an updated look at what the field of psychology looks like in today’s world. Then listen to student led interactive presentations about some of the 54 Different Divisions of Psychology. Each session is followed by a Q & A opportunity-So bring your curiosities!

Presenters:
Dr. Erica Montanye, and her 2301 General Psychology Students

When: 9:30am to 1:00pm

Details:
9:30-10:00 Dr. Erica Montanye- Redefining Psychology in today’s world. Meet the 54 Different Divisions of Psychology. Followed by a Question and Answer Opportunity. Bring your questions.
10:00- 10:15 Consumer Psychology
10:15- 10:30 Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
10:30-10:45 Rehabilitation Psychology
10:45-11:00 Clinical Psychology
11:00-11:15 Developmental Psychology
11:15-11:30 Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Psychology
11:30- 11:45 Psychology of Social Issues
11:45-12:00 Trauma Psychology
12:15-12:30 Society of Addiction Psychology
12:30-12:45 Aging and Adult Development
12:45-1:00 A brief overview of Psychology Courses offered at Northwest Vista, and Closing Remarks, Questions, and Answers with Dr. Montanye. Bring your questions.

Zoom Link: https://alamo.zoom.us/j/3330002301
Meeting ID: 333 000 2301

The Psychology of Color

Title:
The Psychology of Color

Presenters:
Paulo Reyes and (PSYC 2301) General Psychology Students

When: 9:30 am to 1:00 pm

Details:
Attendees will be lead through a website that exposes them to different color variations, then explains the psychological research associated with colors and mood.

Where: https://psychologyday.org

A Mental Health Event in Support of the National Alliance on Mental Illness

Title:
A Mental Health Event in Support of the National Alliance on Mental Illness

Organizers:
OLLU Psi Chi Chapter, NVC Psi Beta Chapter & NVC Psychology Club

Moderators:
Romelia Arredondo & Kendall Harrington

Presenters:
Dr. Deborah Healy, Dr. Kristin O’ Donnell & Sara Harlos

When: 9:30 am to 2:00 pm

Details:
Northwest Vista College’s Psychology Club and Psi Beta Chapter, and Our Lady of the Lake University’s Psi Chi Chapter hosted a virtual mental health event in support of NAMI on October 10th, 2020. The event consisted of three different, consecutive sessions: A Counseling Psychologist discussing the strengths-based approach, a discussion on the benefits of mindfulness with children, and a guided meditation session. Please consider promoting mental health wellness by visiting our virtual booth to learn about these informative and engaging topics.

Link: https://ollusa.webex.com/ollusa/onstage/g.php?MTID=e5563a0de6bb4d3c071c01c95785a8328

 

Associates-Bachelor’s-Master’s-Doctoral Degrees: OLLU Paves the Way in Psychology

Title:
Associates-Bachelor’s-Master’s-Doctoral Degrees: OLLU Paves the Way in Psychology

Presenters:
Dr. Kathryn Anderson, OLLU Professor of Psychology
Dr. Kristin O’Donnell, OLLU Co-Director of the School Psychology Program
Naya Willridge, OLLU Transfer Admissions Counselor,
Romelia Arredondo-Arenas, OLLU Psi Chi President and NVC Alumna
Bryana Servantes, OLLU Psi Chi Vice President and NVC Alumna
Sheccid Rosales, OLLU Psi Chi Historian and Student
Scott Rios, OLLU Psi Chi Graduate Student Representative and Marriage and Family Therapy Program Student

When: 9:30am – 2:00pm

Details:

  • 9:30-10:30am
    Overview of Our Lady of the Lake University’s Psychology programs and certificates (including the Precounseling concentration, Violence Prevention & Intervention and Biliterate certificates, double majors/minors/dual degrees, Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s program, graduate programs, online offerings, McNair program, and Psi Chi Honor Society).
    Dr. Kathryn Anderson, Professor; Romelia Arrendondo-Arenas and Bryana Servantes, former NVC students and Psi Chi officers.
  • 10:30-12:30
    Naya Willridge, Our Lady of the Lake University Transfer Admissions Counselor, will share all that OLLU offers to students, including locations, social science degrees offered, admission requirements, financial aid, clubs and more.Both Ms. Willridge and Sheccid Rosales, OLLU student and Psi Chi officer, will be available to answer questions.
  • 12:30-1:30
    How to be a Strong Applicant for Graduate School in Psychology, Dr. Kristin O’Donnell, Co-Director of the OLLU School Psychology MS program and Dr. Kathryn Anderson, Professor, will provide tips to prepare yourself to apply, and Scott Rios, student in the OLLU Marriage and Family Therapy Program will speak to his experience.
  • 1:30-2:00
    Naya Willridge, Our Lady of the Lake University Transfer Admissions Counselor, will be available to speak with students interested in the OLLU Psychology and other programs.

Webex Link:
https://ollusa.webex.com/ollusa/onstage/g.php?MTID=e5563a0de6bb4d3c071c01c95785a8328

Event Password: OLLU

Creating Purposeful Collage Posters

Title:
Creating Purposeful Collage Posters

Presenter:
Professor Frank Coulson

When: 10:00 am to 11:00am

Details:
Attendees will learn how to create a Collage Poster that focuses on a Personal Life Theme or Goal. The information is based on the work of Lucia Capachione, Ph.D. in her book The Creative Journal.

Zoom Link: https://alamo.zoom.us/j/92273082363

Pandemic Mental Health: 5-Minute Consultations

Title:
Pandemic Mental Health: 5-Minute Consultations

Presenter:
Kristin Sramek, M.A.

When: 11/10/20, 9 am - 11 am

Details:
The pandemic and quarantine have taken a toll on mental health for many people. Tune into this zoom session for some general advice on how to improve your mental health during the pandemic. You can opt into a private 5 minute consultation with local licensed professional counselor Ms. Rachelle Mellieon and/or Beverly Hills neuropsychologist Dr. Ryeal Simms depending on availability.

Attendees: Rachelle Mellieon, LPC & Ryeal Simms, PhD

Zoom link: https://alamo.zoom.us/j/91214589311?pwd=aWlwUUNWcnNMTjh0dUI0Szd6ZGtkQT09

Psyching Yourself Up for a Job Interview

Title:
Psyching Yourself Up for a Job Interview

Presenters:
Northwest Vista College Business Council and CATS team

When: 10 am to Noon

Details:
Interview coaches will offer interview tips and engage in resume reviews and mock interviews.

Zoom link: https://alamo.zoom.us/j/92119773002
Meeting ID: 921 1977 3002
Passcode: 749661

NVC Psychology Partners and SA Community Resources

Title: NVC Psychology Partners and SA Community Resources

 

Organizer: Anna Marie Evans, Psychology Faculty 

 

Presenter: Valerie Moczygemba – Director of Business Development (Valerie.Moczygemba@uhsinc.com )

When: 9:30 am to 10:15 am

Details: Presentation on Laurel Ridge Treatment Center (LR-TC) to provide attendees an overview of hospital treatment services & programs available to patients. 

Q & A session: 10:15 am to 10:20 am

 

Presenter: Laura Robles - Clinic AdministratorInitiatives, LMSW; (Ashley Esparza aesparza@chcsbc.org)
When: 10:30 am to 11:15 am
Details: Presentation on the Centers for Health Care Services (CHCS) and Crisis Counseling Program (Free, Anonymous, COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line).
Q & A Session: 11:15 am to 11:20 am
Presentation being Recorded 

Presenter: Jasmine Chavira  - Education Coordinator (jchavira@rapecrisis.com )

When: 11:30 am to 12:15 pm

Details: Presentation from Rape Crisis Center for Children and Adults (RCC), this session will provide information on the programs and free services offered by the organization. As well, attendees will identify the importance of bystander intervention and tips on supporting survivors. 

Q & A Session: 12:15 pm to 12:20 pm 

(Presentation NOT permitted to be recorded) 

 

Presenter: Christina Marshall - Behavioral Health Supervisor, LCSW; (Ashley Esparza aesparza@chcsbc.org)
 
When: 12:30 pm to 1:15 pm
Details: Presentation on the Centers for Health Care Services (CHCS) and the First Episode of Psychosis Program.
Q & A Session: 12:15 pm to 12:20 pm
 
Presentation being Recorded 


Presentation being Recorded Zoom Link:

 https://alamo.zoom.us/j/93929299671?pwd=U1BpQjhzc0xSN2pFMmdmL3Fwbk1vZz09

Meeting ID: 939 2929 9671

Passcode: 873100

Human Trafficking in Texas and Community Response

Title: Human Trafficking in Texas and Community Response 

Organizer: Anna Marie Evans, M.S., L.S.S.P. 

Presenter: Chuck Paul – Director of Outreach & CST Services (cpaul@rmya.org)

Greeter: Jasmine Robbins 

Moderator: Alexa Bustos

When: 11:30 am to 12:15 pm

Details: Presentation on Human Trafficking in Texas and Community Response, this session will provide information to students on the truth about trafficking in their communities, how to recognize it, and how it affects everyone. The session will provide students with terminology, methodology, indicators, intervention skills, and resources available in Texas. 

Q & A Session: 12:15 pm to 12:20 pm          

Zoom Link:
 https://alamo.zoom.us/j/97091498158?pwd=TlZtZEVEUzZ1QXdDRFk1Y1YyL3RNUT09
Meeting ID: 970 9149 8158
Passcode: 2314021

NVC Psychology in Action (Create the Change), Psychology Club & Psi Beta Chapter, 2nd Annual - Diaper, Personal Hygiene Product & Wipe Drive

Title: NVC Psychology in Action (Create the Change), Psychology Club & Psi Beta Chapter, 2nd Annual - Diaper, Personal Hygiene Product & Wipe Drive

 

Organizing Collaborating Team:

Anna Marie Evans, Gary Bowling, Trina Cowan, Jennifer Fox, Amanda Squires, Janie Fischer

 

Greeter: Alex Garcia     

Moderator: Kendell Herrington

When: 9:30 am to 1:30 pm

Details: Various field of studies in Psychology collecting donations of non-food items to assist individuals in need to promote academic achievement. The hands-on learning opportunity to experience by donating, volunteering in different forms (i.e. psychology day) and sharing their experience. List of Items requested: Diapers (Any Size, cost: Newborn to Adult); Personal hygiene products (Any Male & Female: shampoo, razors, pads, tampons, band-aids, body soap, deodorant, shaving cream, dental floss, tooth brush) and Wipes (Any Brand, Cost: baby hypo-allergenic, non-alcohol, up to Adult Feminine and Male Wipes)   

 

Amazon Link Psychology Course share: 

NVC Psychology in Action (Create the Change), 2nd Annual Diaper, Personal Hygiene Product & Wipe Drive - Service Learning (Experience)

https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/1NA1TTZJNOII5?ref_=wl_share

 

Amazon Link Club share:

NVC Psychology Club & Psi Beta Chapter, 2nd Annual, Diaper, Personal Hygiene Product & Wipe Drive

https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/AE23ESOHNBTZ?ref_=wl_share

 

Special Thanks to: College Risk Management Team: Garvin Dansby, Lisa Black, Russ Frohardt, Daniel Powell, Erin Sherman and Student Life Team, Psychology Club & Psi Beta Chapter Officers, members, NVC students and SA public community that continue to support our students’ academic success.

 

Zoom Link:

https://alamo.zoom.us/j/91931806048?pwd=OFlmYWVNQUJRd0xPTE1uWklFNFlxdz09

Meeting ID: 919 3180 6048

Passcode: 911341 

A World Mental Health Day Student-Generated Artwork and Literature Exhibit

Title:
A World Mental Health Day Student-Generated Artwork and Literature Exhibit

Organizers:
Amanda Squires & Jennifer Fox

When: 9:30 am to 2:00 pm

Details:
Three sections of Northwest Vista College’s Abnormal Psychology course celebrated World Mental Health Day (October 10th) through a classroom Flipgrid exhibit of student-generated artwork and literature. The primary purpose of our exhibit was to reduce the stigma associated with mental illness by spreading awareness, being a voice for those who’ve yet to find their own, celebrating resilience, and ultimately transforming the stigma into strength. We hope you enjoy our exhibit.

Zoom Link: https://flipgrid.com/+nvc2320

What Your Stuff Says About You: Personality and Possessions
Title:  What Your Stuff Says About You: Personality and Possessions
 
Presenter: M. Liz Wright, PhD
 
When:  Ongoing – this is a previously recorded Zoom session and can be watched when time is available
 
Details:  What do your possessions say to others about your personality? What do the decorations for your office, bedroom, or vehicle say about you? And, really, who are they for – for others to learn about you or for you to be reminded of who you are? In this Zoom session Dr. Wright will summarize research relating to the Big Five Factors in personality theory and how these factors can be predicted based upon possessions and décor.
 

For Making Northwest Vista College Psychology Day 2020 Virtually Happen, Special Thanks To:

Northwest Vista College Psychology Department
Northwest Vista College Psychology Club
Northwest Vista College Psi Beta Charter
Rey Cardenas, Trina Cowan, Shawn Harward, Laura Laurence, Bianca Ramirez, Paul Vallejo

 

NVC Psychology Club

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