Dr. Rockey Robbins, a Choctaw/Cherokee and a professor of educational psychology at the University of Oklahoma, is this year’s annual Voices of Community Plenary speaker. His work focuses on building a connection between psychology and Native approaches to healing. His talk is titled A Native American Perspective on the Use of Story as Pedagogy: Lifting the Alienating Veil Through ‘Eneecho’ and ‘the Pause’ on Friday, April 8, from 1-2:15 p.m. in the East Room. His research includes work on Native spirituality and psychology, grandparenting, assessment, treatment of students in boarding school settings, group interventions, and developing American Indian treatment models and techniques based on traditional American Indian ideas and practices.
/ / / Rockey Robbins Speaks at Annual Voices Plenary