Convention CE Session Programs

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Over 100 hours of Convention CE Sessions (1 or 2 hour convention presentations) were videotaped at the APA 119th Annual Convention, August 4-7, 2011, Washington, DC. If you pre-purchased these recordings, click here to log in and select your sessions. Choose your programs from the full range of recordings listed below.

All recordings include CE credit offered by the APA CEP Office and are tablet/iPad accessible.

Individual programs are available for $25 each (APA members) or $35 (for nonmembers).You may also choose any 10 recordings for $200 (APA members) or $250 (nonmembers) by purchasing the bundle pack. 

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Innovations in Interventions for Disruptive Behavior Disorders

CE Credit: 2

Session offered by Division 53. This symposium will include presentations from eminent clinical researchers on their recent innovations and findings on research-based approached to intervening with children and adolescents with Disruptive Behavior Disorders (DBD). More

110 minutes
  • $25.00

Intersecting Identities--- Perspectives on Black Lesbians, Gays, and Bisexuals

CE Credit: 2

Session offered by Division 44. Panelists will discuss same gender attracted people of African descent, while addressing the concept of multiple intersecting identities. Psychologists have insufficiently engaged resilience and religious experiences, health and political visibility, masculine lesbian identity expression, urban youth concerns, or creative and artistic representations of self among Black same gender attracted persons. In this symposium, religion and resiliency in the lives of Black LGB emerging adults will be discussed with the audience. More

110 minutes
  • $25.00

Invited Address: E. Mark Mahone, PhD—Development of Late-Onset Problems With Reading Fluency and Comprehension: Lessons Learned From Neuroimaging, Electrophysiology, and Assessment of Executive and Motor Control Assessment in Children

CE Credit: 1

Session offered by Division 40. In upper-elementary grades and beyond, students are expected to independently read (and learn from) longer, more challenging texts than at younger ages. The goal of this presentation is to demonstrate how processing speed and working memory deficits associated with ADHD impact reading fluency and comprehension. More

50 minutes
  • $25.00

Invited Address: George M. Kapalka, PhD—Use of Nutritional and Herbal Supplements in Treatment of Pediatric Anxiety Disorders

CE Credit: 1

Session offered by Division 55. Children and adolescents with anxiety disorders constitute a significant portion of youngsters brought into mental health treatment. While psychological therapies are usually preferred, especially as first-line treatments, sometimes a combination of psychological and pharmacological treatment may be needed, especially when symptoms are particularly severe. More

50 minutes
  • $25.00

Invited Address: Lee M. Ritterband, PhD—2011-An E-Health Odyssey or the Internet As the Instrument for Behavior Change

CE Credit: 1

Session offered by Division 38. This talk will focus on the brief history and considerable future of Internet interventions. Similarities of Internet interventions will be presented, while also highlighting the substantial variations among programs. For example, some interventions are fully automated, while others make use of regular email contact with a clinician. More

50 minutes
  • $25.00

Invited Address: Marilyn Albert, PhD—Early Detection and Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease: New Approaches to the Continuum of Disease

CE Credit: 1

***No slides made available by presenters. Due to lighting constraints at the convention center, the video for this session is dim*** Session offered by Division 40. Since the original research criteria for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) were published, 26 years ago, it has become clear that the AD pathophysiological process (AD-P) takes decades to evolve, during which the clinical-pathological correspondence between AD pathology and symptoms is not always consistent. More

50 minutes
  • $25.00

Invited Address: Neal Miller Lecture—Michael S. Fanselow, PhD—Neural Circuits for Remembering and Inhibiting Fear

CE Credit: 1

Frightening experiences can lead to devastating anxiety disorders. Using rodent models of learned fear, I describe how fear memories are created that can last a lifetime. The formation of these memories requires a rich interplay between several interconnected neural structures including the amygdala, hippocampus, and prefrontal cortex. More

50 minutes
  • $25.00

Invited Address: Plenary—Jean L. Kristeller, PhD—Mindful Approaches to Weight Loss: Engaging the Brain’s Power for Self-Regulation

CE Credit: 1

***No slides made available by presenters*** Mindfulness approaches to treating binge eating, obesity, and diabetes offer substantial promise. The Mindfulness-Based Eating Awareness Treatment (MB-EAT) program is based both on well-recognized principles of food intake regulation, and on the therapeutic principles of mindfulness-based therapeutic approaches. More

50 minutes
  • $25.00

Invited Address: Plenary—Lisa M. Diamond, PhD—Can Love Make You Gay?

CE Credit: 1

In this session I review my long-term program of research on female sexuality and sexual fluidity, focusing specifically on contemporary research distinguishing romantic love and sexual desire, and considering the biobehavioral links between these systems. More

50 minutes
  • $25.00

Invited Address: Plenary—Vamik D. Volkan, MD—Killing in the Name of Identity: An Age-Old Problem

CE Credit: 1

This presentation focuses on universal elements associated with an abstract concept called large-group identity: Hundreds, thousands or millions of persons who will never meet in their lifetimes but who, from childhood, share certain thoughts, emotions, perceptions, cultural amplifiers, and images of history. More

50 minutes
  • $25.00

Invited Address: Plenary--- Brian Wansink, PhD--- Modifying the Food Environment: From Mindless Eating to Mindlessly Eating Better

CE Credit: 1

***No slides made available by presenters*** Most of us don’t overeat because we’re hungry. We overeat because of family and friends, packages and plates, names and numbers, labels and lights, colors and candles, shapes and smells, distractions and distances, cupboards and containers. More

50 minutes
  • $25.00

Invited Address: Plenary--- Denise E. Wilfley, PhD--- Beyond Willpower: A Multilevel Framework for Understanding, Treating, and Preventing Obesity

CE Credit: 1

***No slides made available by presenters*** In this session, Dr. Wilfley will describe how a multi-level framework can be applied to our understanding of the obesity epidemic in the United States and abroad. She will discuss the theoretical foundation and implementation targets of the multi-level framework for obesity intervention, and will further describe how her work and that of others has been guided by this framework in the development of state-of-the-art prevention and treatment interventions for childhood obesity Learning Objective 1Discuss/describe state-of-the-art prevention and treatment for childhood obesity. Learning Objective 2Explain/discuss the theoretical foundation and implementation targets of the multilevel framework for obesity intervention. Presenters: Lisa Y. More

50 minutes
  • $25.00

Key Strategies Training for Psychotherapy Students---Building a Bridge Between Basic Microskills and Evidence-Based Practice

CE Credit: 2

***No slides made available by presenters*** Session offered by Division 29. Key Strategies Training (KST) is a method for teaching graduate students to utilize skills drawn from empirically supported treatments. After trainees have learned basic microskills supporting the therapeutic relationship and other common factors, three sets of intervention strategies are introduced. More

110 minutes
  • $25.00

Language, Emotion, and Health---New Advances in Referential Process Research

CE Credit: 2

Session offered by Division 38. The Referential Process is a set of functional stages proposed by Bucci (1997) that describes the basic process of bringing nonverbal material, particularly emotional experience, into a form that can be expressed in language. More

110 minutes
  • $25.00

Leader and Leadership Development---Cross-Cultural Dreams and Quagmires

CE Credit: 2

Session offered by Division 13. “Organizations have come to understand that leadership can also be developed by strengthening the connection between, and alignment of, the efforts of individual leaders and the systems through which they influence organizational operations. More

110 minutes
  • $25.00

Long-Term Effects of Psychotropic Medications in Vulnerable Populations---Antidepressants, Antiepileptics, and Hormones

CE Credit: 2

Session offered by Division 55. Of concern with any long term use of a medication is its ultimate effect in the body. Psychotropic medications in particular pose special risks in that we have only a limited understanding of the full impact of such medications on brain circuitry. More

110 minutes
  • $25.00

Maintenance of Competence and Licensure---Continuing Professional Development

CE Credit: 1

***No slides made available by presenters*** The issue of how psychologists maintain and enhance their competence over the course of their careers is a significant issue for professional psychology and for licensing boards in their obligations to protect the public. More

50 minutes
  • $25.00

Male Norms and Prostate Cancer---Implications for Men and Partners

CE Credit: 1

Session offered by Division 51. Prostate cancer is the leading cause of cancer diagnosis among American men, and the second leading cause of cancer death (ACS, 2009). The American Cancer Society estimates that 1 in 5 men will get prostate cancer sometime during their lifetimes and 1 man in 35 will die of this disease. More

50 minutes
  • $25.00

Mindfulness Skills Training From an Evidence-Based Perspective

CE Credit: 1

Session offered by Division 36. The purpose of this skills-building session is teach participants to apply theory of mindfulness and an evidence-based perspective when conducting mindfulness-based interventions. Mindfulness theory and practice comes from Buddhism, although psychologists are studying and applying mindfulness from a secular perspective. More

50 minutes
  • $25.00

Models of Integrated Primary Care---Evolving Roles for Psychologists

CE Credit: 2

***Slides from one presenter is currently missing from this session. They will be added when received*** Session offered by Division 38. This esteemed panel of speakers will review models of integrated primary care in academic, public and private healthcare settings and the evolving and innovative roles for psychologists in these emerging care models. More

110 minutes
  • $25.00

Offender Treatment Programs---Past, Present, and Future Directions

CE Credit: 1

Session offered by Division 18. This program is designed to provide participants with information regarding current treatment efforts for offenders with emphasis on treating offenders with mental illness (OMI). Specifically, this presentation will provide information on what treatment services are currently being offered to offenders, discuss OMI perceptions and responses to treatment, and illustrate the cost effectiveness of different treatment programs. More

50 minutes
  • $25.00

Outcome-Oriented Clinical Training---Pilot Research and Stories From the Field

CE Credit: 1

Session offered by Division 2. As part of the APA’s CoA Implementing, students must receive “supervised experience in collecting quantitative outcome data on the psychological services they provide.” However, much groundwork needs to occur before this regulation can be systematically integrated. More

50 minutes
  • $25.00

Parenting in and About Diverse Contexts

CE Credit: 1

Session offered by Division 7. There is growing recognition that individual development cannot be understood without attention to the diversity of people and the diversity of the contexts in which people develop. The U.S. is characterized by high (and growing) levels of racial and economic diversity. More

50 minutes
  • $25.00

Phenomenal Psychologists---Creative Careers

CE Credit: 2

Phenomenal (i.e., extraordinary, remarkable); Creative (i.e., innovative, original). A doctoral education in psychology prepares one to do exceptional things for science, practice, education, and the public good and to engage in a highly rewarding professional life. More

110 minutes
  • $25.00

Plenary---Training Executive Control: Using "Brain" Data to Sell the Evidence That Interventions Work

CE Credit: 2

***No slides made available by presenters*** Executive control is used to describe a variety of “top-down” cognitive processes (e.g., working memory, inhibition, and cognitive flexibility) that help us execute goal-oriented behavior and are critical for success in school and in life. More

110 minutes
  • $25.00

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