RECENT CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS
KEVIN M. KIEFFER



NATIONAL  CONFERENCE  PRESENTATIONS
         Kieffer, K.M. (2001, August). Conceptions of the working alliance: Does theoretical orientation really matter?  Paper to be presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

         Kieffer, K.M., & Reese, R.J. (2001, August). A reliability generalization study of the Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS). Paper to be presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

         Phalin, B., Kieffer, K.M., Curtiss, G., & Vanderpleog, R.D. (2001, August). A confirmatory factor analysis of the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

         Burdenski, T.K., & Kieffer, K.M. (2001, August). Influence of measurement error on parameter estimates in SEM analyses. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco., CA

         Kieffer, K.M. (2001, April). How to contend with missing data in social science research:  A primer with examples. Invited paper to be presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Applied Multivariate Research, Houston, TX.

         Kieffer, K.M., & Vanderploeg, R.D. (2001, February). The effects of mild hypertension on cognition in middle-aged men. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Chicago, IL.

         Crowell, T.A., Kieffer, K.M., & Vanderploeg, R.D.  (2000, November). The effects of antisocial personality disorder on neuropsychological functioning in Vietnam-era veterans. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Academy of Neuropsychology, Orlando, FL.

         Kieffer, K.M., Vanderploeg, R.D., & Crowell, T.A. (2000, November). Negative Neuropsychological Findings in Vietnam Era Veterans with Combat-Related PTSD when Demographically Matched. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Academy of Neuropsychology, Orlando, FL.

        Burdenski, T.K., Kieffer, K.M., & Lawson, D.M. (2000, August). Personal Authority in the Family System: Confirmatory Factor Analyses. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

        Curtiss, G., Kieffer, K.M., & Schinka, J.A.  Further attempts to confirm the factor structure of the NEO-PI-R. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

        Hernandez, E., Kieffer, K.M., & Schinka, J.A. Prediction of job performance based on personality and occupational interest. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

        Kieffer, K.M. (2000, August). A factor analytic study of the Therapist Orientation Questionnaire (TOQ). Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

        Kieffer, K.M., & Burdenski, T.K. (2000, April).  A brief review of the influences on SEM fit indices in covariance structure analysis: The effects of sample size, type of index, model specification, and estimation method. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans.

        Kieffer, K.M., & Henson, R.K. (2000, April). Development and validation of the Sources of Self-efficacy Inventory (SOSI): Exploring a new measure of teacher efficacy. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans.

        Kieffer, K.M., & Thompson, B. (2000, April). Interpreting statistical significance test results: A proposed new ìwhat ifî method. Invited paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans.

        Kieffer, K.M., Powell, B.D., Perez, L.M., Shelton, M., & Cuellar, R. (1999, November). Apolipoprotein E Genotype and Smoking Habits: Are they related to the incidence of Alzheimerís Disease? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Academy of Neuropsychology, San Antonio.

        Lawson, D.M., Kieffer, K.M., & Burdenski, T. (1999, August). Factor structure of the PAFS: Implications for practice. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Boston.

        Vidal-Brown, S., & Kieffer, K.M. (1999, August). The computer-match internship process: Perspectives of training directors and applicants. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Boston.

        Kieffer, K.M., & Reese, R.J. (1999, April). Statistical techniques employed in AERJ, JEP, and JCP  articles from 1988 to 1997: The changing face of methodology? Paper  presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Montreal.

       Kieffer, K.M., & Perez, L.M. (1999, April). The relationship between parent-child attachment and racial identity development in African-American children. Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Albuquerque, N.M.

        Kieffer, K.M. (1998, August). Statistical and practical importance of the results from the M.E.N. program. In D. Lawson & K.M. Kieffer (Chairs)  A cognitive-behavioral treatment program for men and women in violent relationships. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

        Kieffer, K.M. (1998, April). Some comments on analytic trends in EFA as against  CFA: An analysis of selected research reports. In C. Huberty & J.  McLean (Chairs), Student comments on selected multivariate statistics issues. Paper  presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego, CA. (ERIC Document Reproduction No. ED 418 127)
 

REGIONAL  CONFERENCE  PRESENTATIONS
         Kieffer, K.M. (2001, March). Using ìwhat-ifî analyses in social science research: A brief primer with examples. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, Atlanta, GA.

        Kieffer, K.M. (2001, February). An application of attributional theory to presecondary and secondary classroom environments. Paper presented at the Southwest  Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.

         Kieffer, K.M. (2001, February). How did we get here? A brief history of statistical analysis prior to 1939.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southwest Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.

         Kieffer, K.M. (2000, March). Comments on mechanisms of change in the use of statistical analyses. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA.

         Kieffer, K.M., & Hernandez, E. (2000, March). Understanding complexities in working with diverse groups: A multicultural training workshop. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA.

         Kieffer, K.M., & Thompson, B.  (1999, November). Interpreting statistical significance test results: A proposed new ìwhat ifî method. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Mid South Educational Research Association, Point Clear, AL.

         Kieffer, K.M. (1999, April). The influence of Karl Pearson on contemporary statistical thought in psychology. In K.M. Kieffer (Chair), Comments on select twentieth century psychologists: Contributions to contemporary practice.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southwest Psychological Association, Albuquerque, NM.

         Kieffer, K.M. (1999, April). Q-technique factor analysis: A primer with concrete examples. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southwest Psychological Association, Albuquerque, NM.

         Kieffer, K.M. (1999, January). A primer on the use of univariate repeated measures analyses: Univariate tests, multivariate tests, or both? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southwest Educational Research Association, San Antonio, TX.

         Kieffer, K.M. (1998, November). Orthogonal versus oblique factor rotation: A review of the literature regarding the pros and cons. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Mid South Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.  (ERIC Document Reproduction No. ED 427 031)

         Kieffer, K.M. (1998, April). Why generalizability theory is essential and classical test theory is often inadequate. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA.

         Kieffer, K.M. (1998, January). Multiple regression versus ANOVA: Multiple regression can do everything ANOVA does and more. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southwest Educational Research Association, Houston, TX.

        Kieffer, K.M., & Perez, L.M. (1997, April). Client initial impressions based on non-verbal cues: A literature review.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association, Fort Worth, TX.

         Kieffer, K.M., & Leach, M.M.  (1997, January). The effects of multicultural training videotapes on perceived counselor competence. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southwest Educational Research Association, Austin, TX.
 

STATE AND LOCAL CONVENTIONS
        Kieffer, K.M., & Duffy, M. (1999, November). Personality and psychopathology in late life: Psychotherapeutic strategies. Workshop presented at the annual meeting of the Texas Psychological Association, San Antonio, TX.

        Kieffer, K.M. (1999, November). Significance testing: To use or not to use? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Texas Psychological Association, San Antonio, TX.

        Kieffer, K.M. (1999, February). Regional differences in asylum demographics during the period 1886-1890. In L. Benjamin (Chair), Issues in asylum care from 1850 to 1900:  Select analyses of superintendent reports. Paper presented at the annual Education Research Exchange, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX.

        Kieffer, K.M. (1999, February). Karl Pearson: Remarks on his contributions to methodology and statistics in psychology. In L. Benjamin (Chair), Comments on the contributions of Karl Pearson, Morton Prince, Edward Pace, Carl Seashore, and Louis Thurstone to the contemporary practice of psychology. Paper presented at the annual Education Research Exchange, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX.

        Kieffer, K.M. (1998, November). Culturally sensitive therapy with Asian American clients. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Texas Psychological Association, Houston, TX.

        Kieffer, K.M. (1998, November). Narrative psychotherapy with borderline clients: Altering self narratives. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Texas Psychological Association, Houston, TX.

        Kieffer, K.M. (1998, November). The role of White racial consciousness in the ethical practice of Anglo counselors. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Texas Psychological Association, Houston, TX.

        Kieffer, K.M. (1998, February). Multiple regression as an alternative to classical ANOVA. Paper presented at the annual Education Research Exchange, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX.

        Kieffer, K.M. (1998, February). Repeated measures: Univariate tests, multivariate tests or both? Paper presented at the annual Education Research Exchange, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX.

        Dawson, T.E., Kier, F.J., Kieffer, K.M., Perez, L.M., & Lawson, D.M. (1997, November). Cognitive-behavioral group therapy with male batterers: An evaluation. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Texas Psychological Association, Austin, TX.

        Kieffer, K.M. & Perez, L.M. (1997, November). The effects of therapist characteristics on initial impressions of counselor competence. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Texas Psychological Association, Austin, TX.

        Perez, L.M., & Kieffer, K.M. (1997, November). Differences between coping behavior in Anglo and Hispanic chronically ill children. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Texas Psychological Association, Austin, TX.

        Kieffer, K.M. (1997, February). Developing multicultural counseling competencies: Implications for counselor education. Paper presented at the annual Education Research Exchange, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX.

        Kieffer, K.M., & Leach, M.M. (1995, November). A comparison of two culturally sensitive training videotapes. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Mississippi  Counseling Association, Biloxi, MS.