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Prachi Kene

Adams Library (AL) 120
(401) 456-8023
pkene@ric.edu

Academic Background

Postdoctoral Fellowship
2010-2011
Via Christi Behavioral Health
Pittsburg, Kansas
Clinical Psychology

American Psychological Association (APA) Accredited Internship
2009-2010
Center for Behavioral Medicine and Truman Medical Centers
Kansas City, Missouri
Clinical Psychology

Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded August 2010
The University of Toledo (APA Accredited)
Toledo, Ohio
Clinical Psychology

Masters of Arts
Awarded December, 2007
The University of Toledo (APA Accredited)
Toledo, Ohio
Clinical Psychology

Courses Taught

CEP 509 Professional Orientation and Ethical Practice
CEP 532 Theories and Methods of Counseling
CEP 534 Quantitative Measurement and Test Interpretation
CEP 543 Clinical Assessment and Case Problems
CEP 554 Research Methods in Applied Settings
CEP 656 Crisis Assessment and Intervention
CEP 683 Advanced Clinical Practicum
CEP 684 Advanced Clinical Practicum

Research Interests

Suicide Risk Assessment
Suicide Prevention
Serious and Persistent Mental Illness

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Kene, P., Brabeck, K, Kelly, C, A., & DiCicco, B. (in press). Suicidality among immigrants: Application of the Interpersonal-Psychological Theory. Death Studies.

Seligman, L., Hovey, J. D., Roley, M. E., Hurtado, G., Kene, P, & Levine, J. (in press). Social Cognitive Correlates of Attitudes Toward Empirically Supported Treatments. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice.

Kene, P. & Hovey, J. D. (2014). Predictors of Suicide Attempt Status: Acquired Capability and Reasons. Psychiatric Quarterly, 85, 427-437.

Brabeck, K. M., Lykes, M. B., McDonald, E., & Kene, P. (2014). Ethical consideration in participatory action research with undocumented migrants. Ethics & Behavior. DOI: 10.1080/10508422.2014.920707.

Kene,, P. & Hovey, J. D. (2014). Self-Injury Implicit Association Test: Comparison of Suicide Attempters and Non-Attempters. Ohio Current Research Trends, 2(1), 59-67.

Kene,, P., & Grabbert, S. J. (2013). Social Media: Implications for understanding and treating Suicide and Self-Harm. Newsletter of the North Atlantic Region Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (NARACES), 2(1), 16-17.

Kene,, P. & Dukes, T. (2013). Crisis assessment and intervention. Syllabus, 2(1).

Kene-Allampalli, P., Hovey, J. D., Meyer, G. J., & Mihura, J. L. (2010). Evaluation of the reliability and validity of two clinician-judgment suicide risk assessment instruments. Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, 31(2), 76-85.

Articles under review or in preparation

Chaves, L., & Kene, P. (in preparation). Growth and Meaning Made After Life with HIV.

Hovey, J.D., Roley, M. E., Hurtado, G., Seligman, L., Kene, P, & Levine, J. (under review). The role of perceived burdensomeness as a moderator between well-established suicide risk factors and suicide behavior. Archives of Suicide Research.

Kene, P., Castagno, K., Hui-Michael, Y. (in preparation). National and international worldviews on children, youth, and education.

Kene, P., Gimmestad, K., Yee, E. (in preparation). Suicidality: Bridging the gap between practice and research.

Malatino, K., Tortolani, C., Gibbons Holtzman, E., Kene, P., & Brabeck, K. (in preparation). Integrating mindfulness into professional counselor identity development.

Seligman, L., Hovey, J. D., Roley, M. E., Hurtado, G., Kene, P, & Levine, J. (under review). Dispositional predictors of attitudes towards empirically supported treatments in clinical psychologists and clinical psychology graduate students. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice.

Yee, E., Kene, P., & Brabeck, K. (in preparation). Graduate Department Responsiveness to Diversity: A Survey of Student Perceptions.

Book Reviews

Kene,, P. (2015). [Review of the book Get out of Your Mind and into Your Life: The New Acceptance and Commitment Therapy]. Rhode Island Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Coaching Newsletter, September 2015.

Kene,, P. (2012). [Review of the book The Climb]. Newslink. Washington, DC: American Association of Suicidology.

Kene,, P. (2010). [Review of the book Behavioral Emergencies: An Evidence-Based Resource for Evaluating and Managing Risk for Suicide, Violence, and Victimization]. Newslink. Washington, DC: American Association of Suicidology.

Kene, P. (2012). [Review of the book The Climb]. Newslink. In press.

Kene, P. (2010). [Review of the book Behavioral Emergencies: An Evidence-Based Resource for Evaluating and Managing Risk for Suicide, Violence, and Victimization]. Newslink. In press.

Kene, P., & Hovey, J. D. (2008). [Review of the book Half in love with death: Managing the chronically suicidal patient]. Newslink, 35(1), 4, Washington, DC: American Association of Suicidology.

Other Publications

Kene, P. (2009, August/September). An introspective examination of cultural competence. Student Speak: The Official Newsletter of the Ohio Psychological Association of Graduate Students (OPAGS), 1(2), 2. Columbus, OH: Ohio Psychological Association

Selected National and International Presentations

Kene, P. (2016, January). Interventions used in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Invited lecture presented at D. G. Ruparel College of Arts, Science, and Commerce, Mumbai, India.

Kene, P., Hui, Y., & Castagno, K. (2015, November). Worldviews Education Lecture Series: Impact of lecture series on students’ diversity awareness. Workshop presented at Rhode Island College’s Promising Practices Conference, Providence, RI.

Kene, P., (2015, November). “The distressed student.” Identifying and helping students who are under so much stress, they consider hurting themselves or others. Invited lecture presented at the Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning Co-op Workshop, Rhode Island College, Providence, RI.

Kene, P., & Lavin, T. (2015, October). Question, Persuade, and Refer: Suicide Prevention Training. Invited lecture presented at the Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning Co-op Workshop, Rhode Island College, Providence, RI.

Boisvert, C., & Kene, P. (2015, October). Educational practices to develop culturally responsive and evidence-based practitioners. Symposium presented at the annual conference of the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Philadelphia, PA.

Kene, P. (2015, April). Role of social media in understanding suicide risk: Lessons learned. Poster presented at the 48th annual conference of American Association of Suicidology, Atlanta, GA.

Kene, P. (2015, January). Suicide risk assessment and intervention strategies. Invited lecture presented at D. G. Ruparel College of Arts, Science, and Commerce, Mumbai, India.

Malatino, K., Tortolani, C., Gibbons Holtzman, E., Kene, P., Brabeck, K. (2014, September). Integrating mindfulness into professional counselor identity development. Paper presented at the North Atlantic Region Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Providence, RI.

Kene, P., & Boisvert, C. (2014, September). Identifying and implementing educational practices to facilitate student learning of evidence-based interventions. Paper presented at the North Atlantic Region Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Providence, RI.

Kene, P., Castagno, K., Hui-Michael, Y. (2014, June). National and international worldviews on children, youth, and education. Paper presented at the American Association of University Professions Conference, Washington, D.C.

Kene, P. (2014, April). Suicide amongst college students. Paper presented at the First Feinstein School of Education and Human Development Unconference (Bridging Disciplines: Creating Conversations and Making Change) at Rhode Island College, Providence, RI.

Kene, P. (2014, April). Voices in Unison: Peer Support Group designed for students struggling with a mental illness. Poster presented at Rhode Island Campus Compact (RICC) Engaged Faculty Symposium at Providence College, Providence, RI.

Lynch, M., Kene, P., Ben-Yehuda, M., Licht, P., & Hui-Michael, Y. (2013, October). Common threads/different lenses: U.S. and Israeli special education and counseling psychology college programs. Paper presented at the Rhode Island College Worldview Lecture Series, Providence, RI.

Garofano, J. & Kene, P. (2013, March). Impact of childhood pets on the ability to decode nonverbal communication. Poster presented at the Third Annual Conference of Feinstein School of Education & Human Development, Providence, RI.

Hurtado, G., Hovey, J. D., Kene, P., Swedish, E., Gahr, J., Roley, M. E., & Seligman, L. D. (2012, November). Dispositional predictors of attitudes towards empirically supported treatments in a national sample of clinical psychologists. Symposium presented at the annual convention of the Association for Behavioral & Cognitive Therapies, National Harbor, MD.

Swedish, E., Hovey, J. D., Hurtado, G., Kene, P., Gahr, J., Roley, M. E., & Seligman, L. D. (2012, November). Predictors of attitudes towards empirically supported treatments in a national sample of students in clinical psychology graduate programs. Symposium presented at the annual convention of the Association for Behavioral & Cognitive Therapies, National Harbor, MD.

Roley, M. E., Hurtado, G., Kene, P., Seligman, L. D., & Hovey, J. D. (2012, November). Evidence for the interpersonal-psychological theory of suicide: The role of perceived burdensomeness in predicting suicide ideation and attempts. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Association for Behavioral & Cognitive Therapies, National Harbor, MD.

Castagno, K. S., Hui, Y., & Kene, P. (2012, November). Enhancing college student’s diverse views: A hybrid approach. Poster presented at annual convention of the Association of American Colleges and Universities, Baltimore, MD.

Kene, P., & Hovey, J. D. (2012, August). Predictors of suicide risk: Capability, reasons, and identification. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Orlando, FL.

Kene, P. (2012, May). Manic energy vs. creative energy. Plenary session presented at the Engaging Conversations Program of the Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning, Providence, RI.

Kene, P., Hovey, J. D., Meyer, G. J., & Mihura, J. L. (2008, August). Utility of the personality assessment inventory in assessing suicide risk. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Boston, MA.

Kene, P., Hovey, J. D., Meyer, G. J., & Mihura, J. L. (2008, August). Evaluation of the reliability and validity of two clinician-judgment suicide risk assessment instruments. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Boston, MA.

Kene, P. (2007, April). Psychological disorders. Lecture presented to undergraduate Principles of Psychology class, University of Toledo, Ohio.

Jansen, K. L., Motley, R. L., Gibbs, D. C., Kene, P., & Hovey, J. D. (2007, March). Differentiating between anxiety and depression as related to college students' religiosity. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, Saint Louis, MO.

Advisor for which Programs

MS Clinical Mental Health Counseling
CGS in Advanced Counseling

Memberships in professional agencies

American Psychological Association
- Member
American Association of Suicidology
- Member
American Counseling Association
- Member
North Atlantic Region Association for Counselor Education and Supervision
- Member

Other

Licensed Psychologist in the State of Rhode Island
Clinical Psychologist at Rhode Island Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Coaching
Approved Clinical Supervisor # 2115, Center for Credentialing and Education

Page last updated: March 16, 2010