Professional Presentations


Hughes, D.M. (September 2012). The Relationship Matters: Maximizing Success. Presentation to attorneys at Outten and Golden, LLP. New York, NY


Hughes, D.M. (November 2011). Conceptualization of Complex Trauma and PTSD in Forensic Matters. Panel presentation at the 27th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies, Baltimore, MD


Hughes, D.M. (July 15, 2011). Remaining Civil with the Uncivil. College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. EEOC. New York, NY


Hughes, D.M. (March 2011). The Victim of Interpersonal Violence and the Courtroom. Judicial Commission on Women in the Courts invited Continuing Legal Education seminar. Brooklyn, NY


Hughes, D.M. (November 2010). The Use of Psychological Experts in Cases of Domestic Violence. Invited Continuing Legal Education seminar presented at the Kings County Criminal Bar Association, Brooklyn, NY


Hughes, D.M. (August 2010). Ethical Dilemmas and Professional Considerations for Working with the Adult Survivor of Sexual Abuse: Forensic Psychology. Presentation at the 118th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, San Diego, CA


Hughes, D.M., Courtois, C., Walker, L.E., and Vasquez, M. (August 2009). Trauma treatment in independent practice: Principles and resources. Workshop presented at the 117th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada


Hughes, D.M. (August 2008). Difficulties and dilemmas when dissociation is present in forensic cases. Presentation at the 116th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA


Hughes, D.M. (November 2007). Forensic issues in the assessment of trauma. International Society for Trauma and Dissociation 24th Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA.


Hughes, D.M. (June 2006). Issues and dilemmas in interpersonal violence. STEPS to end family violence. New York, NY.


Hughes, Dawn M. (September 2001). Psychological assessment in the aftermath of the World Trade Center disaster. Emergency meeting of the New York Chapter of the International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies. New York, NY.


Hughes, Dawn M. (November 2000). Multi-method approach to assessment in forensic evaluations. In A. Pratt (Chair) Forensic assessment and testimony: Psychological trauma, a workshop presentation at the 16th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, San Antonio, TX.


Hughes, Dawn M. (June 2000). Psychological testing in forensic evaluations. In symposium, M. Dowd (Chair) Psychological evidence in pleas negotiations and sentencing. Association of the Bar of the City of New York, New York, NY.


Hughes, Dawn M. (August 1999). Training in interpersonal violence: The next generation. Presentation at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Boston, MA.


Hughes, Dawn M., Cloitre, M., Hand, R., Klein, C., Herwitz, J., Bleiberg, K. & Pessier, J. (November 1997). Role functioning impairment in CSA-related PTSD. In D.M. Hughes (Chair), Role functioning impairment among women with childhood sexual abuse related PTSD. Symposium presentation at the Annual Meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Montreal, Canada.


Klein, C., Hughes, Dawn M. & Cloitre, M. Ethnocultural considerations in the assessment of PTSD in survivors of sexual assault. (November 1997). Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavioral Therapy, Miami, FL.


Stear, C.A., Gold, S.N., & Hughes, Dawn M. (November 1994). Family of origin atmosphere of sexual abuse survivors, distressed, and non-clinical families. Paper presented at the Illinois Psychological Association Annual Convention, Chicago, IL.


Hughes, Dawn M., Bramson, J., Galper, L., Gelpi, H., Rubenstein, F & Dutton, M.A. (June 1992). Training in the context of relationships: A model for the family violence clinician. Paper presented at the First World Congress of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.


Hughes, D.M. (June and August 2012). Promoting Healthy Relationships: Living Without Violence and Abuse. Training presented to the United States Army National Guard. Fort Hamilton, NY


Hughes, D.M. (August 6, 2011). Assessment of Complex Trauma in a Forensic Setting. Presentation at the 119th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.


Hughes, D.M. (June 2011). What Every Psychologist Needs to Know About Trauma. Workshop presentation at the New York State Psychological Association Annual Conference, New York, NY


Hughes, D.M. (March 2011). Vicarious Traumatization in Forensic Practice: Why Does it Matter? Presentation at the American Psychology and Law Annual Conference, Miami, FL


Hughes, D.M. and Rocchio, L.M. (November 2010). Forensic Assessment of Psychological Trauma and PTSD. Workshop presented at the 26th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies, Montreal, Canada


Hughes, D.M. (July 2010). Ethics and Risk Management in the Practice of Psychotherapy. Presentation at the Women’s Mental Health Consortium Quarterly Meeting, New York, NY


Hughes, D.M. (2009). The victim of interpersonal violence and the courtroom: Strategies for understanding. Manhattan Integrated Domestic Violence Courts Continuing Legal Education Seminar (February 2009); Appellate Division Fundamental Training Series (May 2009 and January 2010); Queens County Family Court Continuing Legal Education Seminar (June 2009).


Hughes, D.M. (March 2008). Collision course of children's wishes, best interests, and domestic violence. Twelfth annual conference on domestic violence. Fordham Law School, New York, NY.


Hughes, D.M. (March 2007). The inconvenient truths of domestic violence. Eleventh annual conference on domestic violence. Fordham Law School, New York, NY.


Hughes, Dawn M. (December 2001). Relevance of domestic violence in the courtroom: Expert testimony in a duress case. A mock trial continuing education seminar at the 17th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies, New Orleans, LA.


Hughes, Dawn M. (April 2001). Moving beyond domestic violence 101: Challenges and solutions. In J. Pearl and S. Herman (Chairs), Violence and the Family: Current legal and mental health perspectives. Association of the Bar of the City of New York, New York, NY.


Gold, S.N., Hughes, Dawn M. & Swingle, J. (November 2000). Memory for childhood sexual abuse: A matter of semantics. Panel presentation at the16th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, San Antonio, TX.


Hughes, Dawn M. & Gold, S.N. (November 1997). Memory for childhood sexual abuse and adult symptomatology. Poster session presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Montreal, Canada.


Cloitre, M., Hughes, Dawn M. & Hand, R. (November 1997). A two-phase treatment for CSA-related PTSD: Rationale and preliminary results. In D.M. Hughes (Chair), Role functioning impairment among women with childhood sexual abuse related PTSD. Symposium presentation at the Annual Meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Montreal, Canada.


Gold, S.N., Hughes, Dawn M. & Swingle, J. (July 1995). Degrees of memory of childhood sexual abuse among female survivors in therapy. Paper presented at the 4th International Family Violence Research Conference, Durham, NH.


Gold, S.N., Williamson, C. & Hughes, Dawn M. (March 1994). Male sexual abuse survivors: Integrating empirical and clinical findings. Paper presented at the Mid-Winter Convention of APA Divisions 29, 42, & 43.