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Publications & Presentations

Position Papers:

Peters, W., Morse, G., Tehee, M., Foster, D., & Blume, A. (2015). The Society of Indian Psychologists Position Statement Regarding the New Guidelines and Proposed Regulations to the Indian Child Welfare Act.

García, M.A. & Tehee, M. (2014). Society of Indian Psychologists Commentary on the American Psychological Association’s (APA) Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct.

Selected Presentations:

Barrett, T.* & Tehee, M. (2017, August). Crossing cultures: Dilemmas in maintaining leadership in tribal communities and academia. In T. Jollie-Trottier (Chair) Indigenous Women in Leadership Roles: When Social Justice Calls. Symposium presented at the annual American Psychological Association Convention, Washington, D.C.
APA 2017




Tamara Barrett, Melissa Tehee, Emily Sargent, Tami Jollie-Trottier, & Julii Green presenting at APA in Washington D.C., 2017





Tehee, M.
(2017, June). Traumatic stress, social support, and health among older American Indians. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Society of Indian Psychologists, Logan, UT.

Tehee, M. (2017, January). The future of multicultural psychology. Invited Keynote Panelist at the 10th Biennial National Multicultural Conference & Summit, Portland, OR.
NMCS Panel 2017




Keynote Panel: Kevin Nadal (Moderator), Mira Krishnan, Melissa Tehee, and Carlton E. Green.






Tehee, M.
(2016, August) When justice does not work: A solution focused approach to intimate partner violence in Indian Country. In Refocusing Policy and Tribal Approaches to Address Intimate Partner Violence in Indian Country. Symposium presented at the annual American Psychological Association Convention, Denver, CO.

Dr. Tehee presentation







Melissa Tehee, Alicia Brav, & Julii Green presenting at APA in Denver, 2016






Tehee, M.
 (2016, August). Living at the Intersection of Marginalization – Struggles and Resilience of Diverse Feminists. Conversation Hour at the annual American Psychological Association Convention, Denver, CO.

Tehee, M. & Beck, C. J. A. (2016, July). Hispanic divorcing parents: Intimate partner abuse and system utilization. Paper presented at the biennial APA Division 45 Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity, and Race Research Conference, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA.

Tehee, M., Barrett, T.*, Straits, K., Verney, S., & Gray, J. (2016, June). Mentoring, Academics, Research, and Practice: A Discussion. Panel presented at the annual convention of the Society of Indian Psychologists, Logan, UT.

Melissa Tehee, Tamara Barrett, and Kee Straits during Mentoring Panel at SIP 2016





Melissa Tehee, Tamara Barrett, and Kee Straits during Mentoring Panel at SIP 2016








Tehee, M.,
Buchwald, D., Booth-LaForce, C., Omidpanah, A., & Goins, R. T. (2016, April). Trauma exposure and post-traumatic stress symptoms related to social support and health among older American Indians: The native elder care study. Poster presented at the annual investigators meeting for the Resource Centers for Minority Aging Research, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD.