Appearances

Upcoming Invited Lectures, Panels & Conference Presentations

Jan. 2016       Canillas, G. (2016, November). The Invisible Wound: Treating Verbal Abuse in Children.

Poster session to be presented at the 8th International Congress and 13th National of Clinical Psychology, Granada, Spain.

 

Canillas, G. (2016, November). Assessment and Treatment of Intimate Partner Violence with Gay Male Survivors. Poster session to be presented at the 8th International Congress and 13th National of Clinical Psychology, Granada, Spain.

 

Canillas, G. (2016, January). Sticks and Stones: Treating Verbal Abuse in Couple Therapy. Workshop to be presented at the annual Hawaii University International Conference on Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences and Education, Honolulu, Hawaii.

  

Canillas, G., Canillas-Dufau, T., McDonald, J. & Canillas, C. (2016, January).  A Holistic Approach to Treating Substance Abuse Disorders.  Workshop to be presented at the annual Hawaii University International Conference on the Arts, Social Sciences & Education, Honolulu, Hawaii.

  

Canillas, G. (2016, January).  LGBTQ Adolescents in Foster Care: Strategies for Emancipating from the Child Welfare System. Poster Session to be presented at the annual Hawaii University International Conference on Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences and Education, Honolulu, Hawaii.

  

Oct. 2015      Canillas, G. (2015, October). Treating the Psychological Effects of Verbal Abuse in

Children and Adolescents. Workshop to be presented at the annual Center for Scholastic Inquiry’s International Research Conference, Charleston, South Carolina.

  

Canillas, G. (2015, October). Treating Intimate Partner Violence: LGBT Couples. Workshop to be presented at the annual Center for Scholastic Inquiry’s International Research Conference, Charleston, South Carolina.

 

  

PAST INVITED LECTURES, PANELS & CONFERENCE Presentations

CHILDREN & ADOLESCENTS

Canillas, G. (2015, September). Sticks and Stones: Identifying and Treating Verbal Abuse in Children and Adolescents. Workshop presented at the annual Inter-Agency Council on Child Abuse & Neglect Nexus XX conference, Universal City, California.

 

Canillas, G. (2015, August). Sticks and Stones: Treatment of Verbal Abuse in Children.   Poster Session presented at the annual meeting of the International Summit and Training on Violence, Abuse and Trauma, San Diego, California.  

 

Canillas, G. (2014, October).  Prevention of Trafficking in High Risk Males: Issues in working with Gay youth involved in sex trafficking. Invited Symposium presented at SAFE conference, Oak Lawn/Chicago, Illinois.

 

COMMUNITY VIOLENCE & TRAUMA

Harris, M. & Canillas, G. (2015, August). Community Violence & Trauma: Addressing the Elephant in the Room. Poster Session presented at the annual meeting of the International Summit and Training on Violence, Abuse and Trauma, San Diego, California

 

Canillas, G., Harris, M., & Meyer, M. (2015, March). Addressing Violence and Death in the Community: A Clinical Perspective. (Two Part Webinar). The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles.

 

Canillas, G. (2011, September). Therapeutic Considerations for Latino Children and Women Who Have Endured Political Imprisonment and Torture (Moderator)  Panel session presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of Hispanic and Latino Studies, San Diego, California. 

 

CULTURE & HEALTH

Canillas, G. (2015, July). Culture and Health. Invited Roundtable presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Black Psychologists, Las Vegas, Nevada.

 

Canillas, G., McDonald, J., Canillas-Dufau, T. & Harris, M. (2015, July).  Objective Self-Monitoring and Community Coaching to Encourage Lifestyle Change and Stress Reduction in African American Women. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Black Psychologists, Las Vegas, Nevada.

 

Harris, M. & Canillas, G. (2015, July). Childhood and Adolescent Obesity: A Community Intervention Strategy.  Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Black Psychologists, Las Vegas, Nevada. 

 

Sitzer, D. (Co-Chair), Canillas, G. (Co-Chair), Harris, M., (Discussant), Belur, A., Hoffman, K., Kuranishi, M. & Shalaby, M. (2015, April). Beyond Oncology: Families Coping with Pediatric Cancer (Webinar). The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles.

 

DATING & RELATIONSHIP ISSUES

Canillas, G., Behar, M., Silva, C. & Ramsey, K. (2015, August). Intimate Partner Violence: Treatment Issues with Male Survivors. Poster Session presented at the annual meeting of the International Summit and Training on Violence, Abuse and Trauma, San Diego, California.

 

Canillas, G. & Brinkley, M. (2015, August). Assessment and Treatment of Intimate Partner Violence with LGBT Clients. Poster Session presented at the annual meeting of the International Summit and Training on Violence, Abuse and Trauma, San Diego, California.  

 

Canillas, G. (2015, June). Theories of Violence & Aggression: Treating Spousal/Partner Abuse.  The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Human Sexuality course, Los Angeles, California. 

 

Canillas, G., Behar, M. & Shalaby, M. (2015, January). Infidelity: Possible Causes and Treatment. Chair/Discussant, Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the Hawaii International Conference on Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences and Education, Honolulu, Hawaii.

 

Canillas, G. (2014, June).  Sexuality & Culture: APA Guidelines for Working with LGBTQ clients. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Human Sexuality course, Los Angeles, California.

 

Canillas, G. (2014, June).  Domestic Violence: Issues and Treatment. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Human Sexuality course, Los Angeles, California. 

  

DIVERSITY & MENTAL HEALTH

Canillas, G., Zendejas, M. & McClain, D. (2015, October). The Inclusive Workplace: Employees with Disabilities.  Workshop presented at the annual Diversity IN Leadership Conference, Long Beach, California. 

 

Canillas, G. & Ramsey, K. (2015, October). The Inclusive Workplace: LGBTQ Employees.  Workshop presented at the annual Diversity IN Leadership Conference, Long Beach, California.

 

Canillas, G. (2015, August). Social Justice Movements and Mental Health: BlackLivesMatter. Invited Lecture, Psychology Roundtable Series, National University, Woodland Hills, California.

 

Canillas, G. (2015, June).  Single Latino Dads: Challenges and Opportunities for working with this Population.  Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of Latino and Hispanic Studies, Tampa, Florida.

 

Canillas, G. & Harris, M. (2015, February). Balm in Gilead: Addressing Problematic Eating Behaviors among Black Women. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of African American Studies, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

 

Canillas, G. (2015, February). Single African American Fathers: Challenges and Opportunities for working with this Population. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of African American Studies, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

 

Canillas, G. (2015, January). Best Practices for Working with African American Fathers in Mental Health and Educational Settings. Symposium presented at the Hawaii University International Conference on the Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences and Education, Honolulu, Hawaii.

 

Canillas, G. (2014, November). This Too Shall Pass: The Role of Spirituality in Grief and Loss with Black Women.  Panel session presented at Black Women for Wellness, Los Angeles, California.

 

Canillas, G. & Rocchio, M.O. (2014, July).  Latino and Afro-Latino Fathers: Best Practices for Working with Fathers in Mental Health and School Settings.  Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of Hispanic and Latino Studies, Tampa, Florida. 

 

Canillas, G. & Harris, M. (2014, July). Leaning on the Everlasting Arm: Integrating Church-Affiliated & Mental Health Strategies to address Grief and Bereavement. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Black Psychologists, Indianapolis, Indiana.

 

Meyer, M., Canillas, G., Silva, C.S. & Shalaby, M.  (2014, October).  Best Practices with Filipino and Vietnamese American Clients: Barriers, Treatment Strategies and Policy Implications for Working with these Populations. Symposium presented at the Race, Place and Ethnicity conference, Fort Worth, Texas.

 

Canillas, G. (2013, April). Effective Treatment Strategies: Working with LGBT clients in therapy. Invited Lecture, Panel Session presented at California Lutheran University Cultural Diversity Seminar, Thousand Oaks, California.

 

Canillas, G. (1992, August). African American Men: Psychotherapeutic Process as a Coping Style. In L. C. Jackson (Chair), Coping Styles of African American Populations: Ideas for Future Research.  Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.

 

FOSTER CARE

Canillas, G. (2015, September). Sticks and Stones: Treating Verbal Abuse in Children in Foster Care. Poster session presented at the annual Herschel Swinger Memorial Partnership Conference, California State University, Los Angeles, California. 

 

Canillas, G., Ramsey, K., & Bellete, N. (2015, September).  Aging Out: Effective Treatment Strategies for Emancipating Youth.  Poster session presented at the annual Herschel Swinger Memorial Partnership Conference, California State University, Los Angeles, California. 

 

Canillas, G., Ramsey, K., & Bellete, N. (2015, July).  Children and Adolescents in Foster Care: Effective Treatment Strategies.  Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Black Psychologists, Las Vegas, Nevada. 

 

Canillas, G. (2015, June).  Stress Management Techniques for Caregivers. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the National Foster Parent Association, Norfolk, Virginia.

 

Canillas, G. (2015, June). Youth Who Identify as LGBTQ: Improving Outcomes through Partnership. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the National Foster Parent Association, Norfolk, Virginia.

 

Canillas, G. (2015, June). Emancipating Youth: Keys to their Success and Identity. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the National Foster Parent Association, Norfolk, Virginia.

 

Canillas, G. (2014, June). Sex Trafficking of Youth in Foster Care: Risk Factors and Prevention. Workshop presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of Foster Parents, Orlando, Florida.

 

Canillas, G. (2014, June). LGBTQ Adolescents: Helping them to Fulfill their Promise.  Workshop presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of Foster Parents, Orlando, Florida.

 

Canillas, G. (2011, September). Improving Outcomes for Latino Children in Foster Care.  Panel session presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of Hispanic and Latino Studies, San Diego, California.

 

Canillas, G. (2011, June). Stress Management for Foster Parents. Workshop presented at the annual meeting of the National Foster Parents Association, Inc., Montgomery, Alabama.

 

Canillas, G. (2011, February).  Improving Outcomes for African American Children in Foster Care. Panel session presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of African American Studies, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

 

Canillas, G. (2010, February).  Improving Educational Outcomes for African American Children in Foster Care. Paper session presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of African American Studies, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

 

Canillas, G. (2009, January).  Improving Educational Outcomes for Children in Foster Care.  Workshop presented at the annual meeting of the Association of California School Administrators, Monterey, California.

 

Canillas, G. (2008, May)   Strategies for Successfully Emancipating Adolescents from the Foster Care System.  Paper session presented at the annual meeting of the National Foster Parent Association, Atlanta, Georgia

 

Canillas, G. (2007, May).  Working with Children in Foster Care: Treatment Considerations. Paper session presented at the annual meeting of the National Foster Parent Association, Washington, D.C.

 

Canillas, G. (2007, February). Working with Children in Foster Care: Treatment Considerations with African American Clients.  Paper session presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of African American Studies, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

 

PEDAGOGY/TEACHING PSYCHOLOGY

Negin, G.A., Negin, L.A., Canillas, G. & Harris, M. (2015, August).  To PowerPoint or Not?: Arguments For and Against PowerPoint. In “Powerful or Powerless? Dilemmas of Using Power Point in the Classroom.”  Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

 

Arredondo, P., Machizawa, S., Harris, M., Canillas, G., Meyer, M., & Shields, C.O. (2014, August). Service learning and psychology graduate training: Opportunities and Challenges.  Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

 

Jackson, L.C., Turner, L.K., Ring, J., Canillas, G., Wells, T. (1996, August). Multicultural Training in Psychology: New Challenges for Institutions, Instructors and Students.  Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

 

SUBSTANCE ABUSE/ADDICTIONS

Canillas, G. (2015, April). Cultural Issues and Substance Abuse: A Case Study.  The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Alcohol & Chemical Substance Abuse and Dependency course, Los Angeles, California.

 

Webinars

2015                Sitzer, D. (Co-Chair), Canillas, G. (Co-Chair), Harris, M., (Discussant),

Belur, A., Hoffman, K., Kuranishi, M. & Shalaby, M. (2015, April). Beyond Oncology: Families Coping with Pediatric Cancer. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles.

 

Canillas, G., Harris, M., & Meyer, M. (2015, March). Addressing Violence and Death in the Community: A Clinical Perspective. (Two Part Webinar). The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles.