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Sydney Ehinger

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Human Development and Family Science

Child Life Graduate Student & Graduate Research Assistant

Room 220 Hoke Smith Annex
300 Carlton St.
Athens, GA 30602

sre25103@uga.edu

Education

Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation
BS Psychology The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill May 2020
BA Anthropology The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill May 2020

Biography

I am a master's student in the Child Life program with interests in providing psychosocial support for hospitalized children and their siblings, ways we can diversify the field of child life, and ways to make the child life journey more equitable for all. I also am a graduate research assistant working with Dr. Diane Bales on the Better Brains for Babies and USDA Opioid Misuse Prevention research outreach projects.

Publications

Ehinger S. (2020, September). Facing Inequalities in the Journey. The Florida Association of Child Life Professionals. Student Guest Blog. 

Ehinger S. (2020, July). Finding the Beauty in the Journey. The Florida Association of Child Life Professionals. Student Guest Blog.

McElroy F., Hayes J., Jenkins K., Ehinger S., Williams T., Patel T., Fuentes V., Beerli Z., McCormick E., Griffin D., & Yaros A. (2019, December).  Neighborhood Risk and Parental Involvement in School based on Immigration Status. Presentation, Research Triangle Institute (RTI) International, Durham, North Carolina.

Ehinger S., Hellberg S. N., DeMartino E., Griffith O., Buchholz J. L., & Abramowitz J. S. (2019, November). Examining the mediating roles of guilt and cognitive fusion in the link between obsessive-compulsive symptom dimensions and depressive symptoms. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), Atlanta, Georgia.

Hellberg, S. N., Wieman, S. T., Ehinger, S., DeMartino, E., Griffith, O., Buchholz, J. L., & Abramowitz, J. S. (2019, July). Guilt and cognitive fusion as potential pathways linking obsessive-compulsive symptoms to depression. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF), Austin, Texas.

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