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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Positive Psychology and Religious Engagement---How the Fruit of the Spirit Makes Us Better

CE Credit: 1

***Slides from some presenters may be missing from this session. They will be added when received*** Session offered by Division 36. There has been a remarkable amount of interest in the relationship between science, faith, spirituality, positive psychology, and health and wellness promotion in most recent years as new scientifically-based research and clinical findings have appeared in the professional and popular press. More

50 minutes
  • $25.00

Prescribing Psychologists Working in the Federal Government

CE Credit: 2

Session offered by Division 55. Licensed psychologists employed in the Federal Government are prescribing right now outside of New Mexico and Louisiana. Many Federal Agencies recognize Prescribing Psychologists' authority to prescribe psychoactive medications within Federal Medical Treatment Facilities regardless of the location of the services rendered. More

110 minutes
  • $25.00

Presidential Program---Dual Pathways to a Better America: Approaches to Preventing Discrimination and Promoting Diversity

CE Credit: 2

***Due to lighting constraints at the convention center, the video for this session is dim*** The speakers will present research findings related to discrimination and diversity, with a focus on socially marginalized and discriminated groups. They will address the myriad benefits to all when the potential, capacity, and talent of all members of society are optimally developed. More

110 minutes
  • $25.00

Process of Recognition of Specialties and Proficiencies and Its Implications for Your Practice---With Reactions From Clinical Neuropsychology, Professional Geropsychology, Personality Assessment

CE Credit: 2

This session is intended to provide attendees with an in depth understanding of the rationale and process within APA for the recognition of specialties and proficiencies and the implications of such on their professional practice. Orientation to the topic will be provided by the first two speakers who will address the definitions of both a specialty and a proficiency as well as the general process for obtaining recognition by APA. More

110 minutes
  • $25.00

Psychopharmacology and Integrated Care---Professional Challenges and Paths to the Future

CE Credit: 1

Session offered by Division 55. A leader in the field of integrated behavioral health care will present evidence-based topics in psychological medicine. Attendees will discuss current developments in the use of psychiatric medications in the treatment of mental health disorders. More

50 minutes
  • $25.00

Public Policy and the Science of Child Mental Health---How Communication Science Bridges the Divide

CE Credit: 2

Session offered by Division 37. Public policies regarding child mental health are interpreted by the public through cultural patterns of understanding. The research presented in this symposium will show that the science of child mental health has yet to be effectively translated. More

110 minutes
  • $25.00

Racism and Health Disparities---State of the Science and Future Directions

CE Credit: 2

***No slides made available by presenters*** Session offered by Division 38. Despite the general improvement in national health, race and ethnicity-related health disparities remain a significant challenge in the United States. Racism, discrimination, and unfair treatment are hypothesized to contribute to such disparities, particularly amongst African Americans. More

110 minutes
  • $25.00

Realities of Practicum Training---A Survey of Practicum Site Coordinators

CE Credit: 2

Session offered by Division 12. Practicum training continues to be one of the least understood aspects of education and training in professional psychology, despite the fact that it has become increasingly vital to our profession. Major national trends that have served to focus our attention on the importance of practicum training include the competency movement, proposed changes to the sequence of training leading to licensure, and associated changes in licensing regulations in many states. More

110 minutes
  • $25.00

Reducing the Internship Match Imbalance---An Update on Current Actions

CE Credit: 2

The imbalance between the number of available internship positions listed in the APPIC match and the number of applicants seeking internships is a significant issue for professional psychology. This session will provide an update on actions implemented by key professional psychology education groups. More

110 minutes
  • $25.00

Screening, Assessment, and Intervention---A Comprehensive Approach to Prevention and Treatment of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

CE Credit: 2

***No slides made available by presenters*** Session offered by Division 16. Early detection and prevention of emotional and behavioral difficulties or disorders is universally touted as a “good thing” to do but few schools implement a comprehensive or systematic approach, instead relying on some variant of a teacher-nomination or teacher-referral system (including frequency of office discipline referrals) for the identification of risk. More

110 minutes
  • $25.00

Spirituality, Health, and Well-Being in Later Life---Pitfalls and Promises

CE Credit: 2

***Slides from one presenter are missing from this session. They will be added when received*** Session offered by Division 20. The aim of this symposium is to report the new findings of three different research projects that illustrate the importance of spiritual and religious involvement in older adults and the role such beliefs plays in their health and well-being. More

110 minutes
  • $25.00

Spiritually Oriented Interventions in Psychotherapy With Religiously Diverse Populations---Theory, Research, and Practice

CE Credit: 1

***Slides not yet received from presenters*** Session offered by Division 36. Psychologists are ethically obligated to treat client religious and spiritual diversity with sensitivity and respect. In the past decade, a number of scholars have discussed specific client religious beliefs and practices in an attempt to help psychotherapists be culturally sensitive to clients’ religious and spiritual traditions. In a separate but related fashion, there has also been a burgeoning interest in developing empirically supported spiritually-oriented interventions in psychotherapy (Richards & Worthington, 2010). More

50 minutes
  • $25.00

Sport/Performance Psychology---How to Expand in Media, Technology, and Telecommunications

CE Credit: 1

***Due to lighting & audio constraints at the convention center, the video for this session is dim and the audio is low. Headphones or external computer speakers will help*** Session offered by Division 47. This symposium proposes that a variety of technology and communication “media” can enhance the sport and performance psychology message and practice provided by psychologists. More

50 minutes
  • $25.00

Strength-Based Approaches for Helping Deployed Veterans and Their Families During Reintegration

CE Credit: 1

***No slides made available by presenters*** Session offered by Division 17. Alan Kazdin in his James McKeen Cattell Fellow Address at APS contended that the interventions presently being used were of limited value for many of those in need including minority groups and rural residents. More

50 minutes
  • $25.00

Ten CE Session Recordings - Member Price

Over 100 hours of CE Sessions were videotaped at convention this year. You can purchase access to 10 of these recordings at a discount and access them on the Internet after the convention. All Sessions include CE credit. We now have most of the recordings ready for you to view now. More


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Ten CE Session Recordings - Non member Price

Over 100 hours of CE Sessions were videotaped at convention this year. You can purchase access to 10 of these recordings at a discount and access them on the Internet after the convention. All Sessions include CE credit. We now have most of the recordings ready for you to view now. More


  • $none

The Positivity Pulse---Transforming Your Workplace

CE Credit: 2

Session offered by Division 14. Strengths based service providers require strengths based leadership. When management and front line workers do not feel supported, valued or recognized as employees, they languish rather than flourish. Front line workers who flourish are better equipped to deal with the many challenges they face when providing services. Decision-makers in the workplace serve as gatekeepers who can choose to direct staff, students, management teams and organizations into a more positive, heart-centered way of being. More

110 minutes
  • $25.00

Traumatic Dissociation--- Neurobiological, Assessment, and Treatment Implications--II

CE Credit: 1

Session offered by Divison 56. Research in the trauma field has focused on "simple", rather than complex, PTSD. Patients with complex PTSD and dissociation have different neurobiological responses and treatment needs compared to those with simple PTSD. In this second of a two-part symposium on traumatic dissociation, the neurobiological basis of dissociation will be presented, followed by a discussion of innovative treatments for patients with complex PTSD and severe dissociation. More

50 minutes
  • $25.00

Two Approaches to Behavioral Health Integration

CE Credit: 1

Session offered by Divison 18. Integration of mental health care and physical health care is coming of age. As the implementation of health reform approaches, there will be increasing emphasis on improving health care and decreasing costs, both well served by integrated care. Integrating mental health and physical health services can be approached from two directions. More

50 minutes
  • $25.00

Updates of Evidence-Based Assessment---Family Measures

CE Credit: 2

Session offered by Divison 53. This symposia will provide updates on the research that supports the validity of three commonly used family measures in in both clinical practice and research. The measures to are: the Family Assessment Measure, the Parenting Stress Index, and the Parental Authority Questionnaire. More

110 minutes
  • $25.00

Use of the MMPI/MMPI-2 in Medical Settings

CE Credit: 1

***Due to lighting & audio constraints at the convention center, the video for this session is dim and the audio is low. Headphones or external computer speakers will help*** Session offered by Divison 38. The MMPI/MMPI-2 (Butcher et al., 2001) has a long history of use in identifying psychological symptoms related to the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of medical and psychiatric conditions (Arbisi & Seime, 2003; Siafaka et al., 2008) such as cancer (Novotny et al., 2008; Shekelle et al., 1981), Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD; Crews et al., 2001; Grant et al., 1987), and multiple sclerosis (MS; Canter, 1950; Hayes & Granello, 2009). More

50 minutes
  • $25.00

Using Movies to Help Clients---Clinical Applications and Directions for Research

CE Credit: 1

Session offered by Divison 46. “The language of film is universal.” This popular phrase captures the potential of film as a language that can reach virtually any individual. Thus, it is no surprise that psychologists and aspiring psychologists find an immediate fascination with the power of cinema and its potential to help clients. This symposium on movies will contain two overriding themes: practice and research. More

50 minutes
  • $25.00

What Have We Learned From TADS, TORDIA, and YPIC?

CE Credit: 2

***Due to lighting & audio constraints at the convention center, the video for this session is dim and the audio is low. Headphones or external computer speakers will help*** Session offered by Divison 53. This symposium will review the "Take Home" messages for practitioners arising from three large trials. More

110 minutes
  • $25.00

When Self-Care and Real World Collide for Students and ECPs

CE Credit: 2

Session offered by Divison 42. Graduate students and early career psychologists (ECPs) regularly receive training on the importance of self-care to promote ongoing wellness and to minimize the risks of burnout. These practices are emphasized because of the need to ensure effective and ethical practice; if we don’t take adequate care of our selves, our ability to appropriately meet the clinical needs of others will likely be hampered. More

110 minutes
  • $25.00

Who Benefits? Exploring Moderators of Response to Intervention Among Depressed and At-Risk Youth

CE Credit: 2

***No slides made available by presenters*** Session offered by Divison 53. Results of numerous trials support the efficacy of antidepressant medication and specific psychotherapies (CBT, IPT) for the treatment of child and adolescent depression. More recently, evidence suggests that psychosocial approaches are also efficacious for preventing depression among at-risk youth. More

110 minutes
  • $25.00

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