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Yeshashwork Kibour

Assistant professor

Office

703-526-5843
ykibour@argosy.edu

Education

  • Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, Howard University, 2001.
  • M.A. Counseling Psychology, Howard University, 1997.

Biography

Yeshashwork Kibour, Ph.D, is an Assistant Professor and Clinical Psychology faculty member at the American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Washington DC. Dr. Kibour was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and lived in Lusaka, Zambia and Puna, India prior to migrating to the United States. She and her family currently live in Washington, DC.

Expertise

  • Immigrant Mental Health.
  • Trauma: Politically motivated torture; gender based violence; human trafficking; childhood abuse.
  • International Psychology Education.

Selected Publications

  • Kibour, Y. (2010). Mind the gap: Personal reflections on the mental health infrastructure of Ethiopia. Psychology International, 21 (April).
  • Kibour, Y. (2005). No peace at home? ECDC's African Newcomer Family Violence Prevention and Awareness Program. (English version).
  • Kibour, Y. (2005). No peace at home? ECDC's African Newcomer Family Violence Prevention and Awareness Program. (Amharic version).
  • Kibour, Y. (2001). Ethiopian immigrants' racial identity attitudes and depression symptomatology: An exploratory study. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 7(1), 47-58.

Memberships

  • American Psychological Association (Trauma Psychology and International Psychology).
  • Psychologist for Social Responsibility.
  • Ethiopian Psychological Association International.
  • People to People Inc.

Presentations

  • Easton, J., Aziz, N., & Kibour, Y. (2011). Link Between Gender-Based Identity and Victimhood of Women Globally: Understanding Gender-Based Violence in the Ethiopian Context. Presented at the 119th Annual Conference for American Psychological Association: Washington, DC.
  • Hebsur, R., Kibour, Y., & Diener, M. (2011). Outcome Evaluation of Torture Treatment in Community Mental Health Centers. Presented at the 119th Annual Conference for American Psychological Association: Washington, DC.
  • Kibour, Y., Sacks, D., & Francis, B. (2011). Outcome-Oriented Clinical Training ? Pilot Research and Stories from the Field. Presented at the 119th Annual Conference for American Psychological Association: Washington, DC.
  • Long, J., Aziz, N., & Kibour, Y. (2011). Responsible Psychology in International Crises: What is Socially Responsible Psychology in the Ethiopian Context? Presented at the 2nd Annual Conference for Psychologist for Social Responsibility: Boston, MA.
  • Kibour, Y. (2010). Resettlement Services to Refugees with A History of Mental Illness. Presented at the Ethiopian Community Development Council (ECDC) annual National Training: Arlington, VA.

Selected Lectures

  • Castro-Gonzalez, F., Finch, B., Kibour, Y., & Thomas, Y. (2011). Measuring Social and Cultural Dimensions of Child Health. National Children's Study Symposium. Next Generation and Our Future: Health Disparities Among Children of Immigrants. Natcher Conference Center, NIH Campus: Bethesda, MD.
  • Kibour, Y. (2006). Barriers to mental health service delivery to Ethiopian immigrants and refugees in the U.S.: How should we tackle this problem? Presented at the American Psychiatric Association Annual Conference: Toronto, Canada.
  • Kibour, Y. (2006). The psychology/culture of control and the culturally competent service provider. Presented at Crossroads of Control: Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking. American University, College of Law: Washington, DC.