2012 SSPWT Schedule

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7 to 8 AMRegistration
8 to 8:30 AMWelcome/Opening Announcements
8:30 to 10 AMMorning Plenary Session - Dr. Steven Sandage
10 to 10:15 AMMorning Coffee Break
10:15 to 11:15 AM

Breakout Sessions A

Moderator: Jeff Barker
A1--An Update on the Duke Clergy Health Initiative: Recent Findings on Physical and Mental Health
Christopher Adams, Ph.D., Azusa Pacific University

A2--Does the Noun Modify the Adjective in "Christian Psychology"?" The Lingering Effect of the Fact/Value Dichotomy 
Steve Wilkens, Ph.D., Azusa Pacific University

Moderator: Ron Wright
A3--Feminist Psychology and Theology: Integration in the Therapy Room
Adrienne Maddix Meier, Ph.D. student, Fuller Graduate School of Psychology

 A4--Becoming a [Wesleyan] Theologically Reflective Counselor
Virginia T. Holeman, Ph.D., Asbury Theological Seminary 

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Panel Discussion: Tradition Shaped Integration: The Past and Future of SSPWT
Panelists: Paul Jones, Brad Strawn, Ron Wright

12:30 to 1:30 PMLunch Break/Annual Meeting
1:45 to 2:45 PM

Breakout Sessions B

Moderator: Chris Adams
B1--When the Rubber Hits the Road: The Post-Graduation Experiential Component of Vocation and Life for College Ministry Majors
Dick Pritchard, D.Min., Azusa Pacific University
David Brokaw, Ph.D., A.B.P.P., Azusa Pacific University

 B2--Transformational Learning and Appreciative Inquiry: A Wesleyan Integrative Model for Faith Formation
Beverly Hall, D.Min., Chapel Hill United Methodist Church

Moderator: Doug Hardy
B3--The Neuroscience of Human Relationships: Attachment and the Developing Social Brain: A Wesleyan Appraisal
Brandon Arbuckle, MA, LMFT, Trevecca Nazarene University

 B4--Integrating Psychology of Love and John Wesley's Theology of Love
Thomas Jay Oord, Ph.D., Northwest Nazarene University 

 2:45 to 3:15 PM Afternoon Break
 3:15 to 5 PM

 Breakout Sessions C

Moderator: Paul Jones
C1--Shame & Guilt as Reactions to Sin and Error: Origins, Consequences, & Healing Grace and Forgiveness
Laura Barnard, M.Div/Ph.D. student, Duke University

 C2--Our God is Reconciled: Wesleyan Imaginations of the Atonement for Victims of Violence and Abuse
Diane Leclerc, Ph.D., Northwest Nazarene University
Brent Peterson, Ph.D., Northwest Nazarene University

 C3--The Lacerated God: On the Theological Consummation of Psychology
Hank Spaulding, M.Div student, Duke University

Moderator: Brad Strawn
C4--Character Development in an Off-campus Academic Experience
Randy Cronk, Ph.D., Mount Vernon Nazarene University

C5--Changing Behavior and Renewing the Brain through Spiritual Formational Practices: A Case Study of University Students
Mark Maddix, Ph.D., Northwest Nazarene University
Glena Andrews, Ph.D., Northwest Nazarene University

C6--Pre-Deployment Missionary Candidate Assessment: Toward a Complex Model of Competency-Based Missionary Effectiveness
Christopher Adams, Ph.D., Azusa Pacific University 

 6 to 9 PM Evening Banquet/Guest Speaker - Dr. Steven Sandage