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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A Difficult Balance---Treating All Family Members and Relationships When One Child Is Seriously Ill

CE Credit: 1

Session offered by Division 43. The Los Angeles Ronald McDonald House (RMH) is a home-away-from-home for families of children hospitalized for cancer and other serious illnesses. The faculty in the Family and Couple Clinical Psychology Emphasis at an APA approved program has collaborated with the Ronald McDonald House to support the health and well being of children with serious illnesses and their families during a very difficult time in their lives. More

50 minutes
  • $25.00

Assessment of Complex Trauma in Clinical, Forensic, and Research Settings

CE Credit: 1

***Low sound at the beginning (use headphones or external speakers) and some visual skipping*** Session offered by Division 56. This symposium will explore issues specific to the assessment of complex trauma with adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse in the areas of psychotherapy, forensic psychology, and research. More

50 minutes
  • $25.00

Borders and Margins--- Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Immigrant Experiences

CE Credit: 2

Session offered by Division 44. This symposium, sponsored by Division 44’s Committee on Racial and Ethnic Diversity, will address the unique experiences and stressors faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) immigrants who must often manage multiple forms of marginalization related to their immigration status, ethnicity, and sexual orientation. More

110 minutes
  • $25.00

Breaching the Gap in Research on International Student Adjustment and Well-Being From Multiple Perspectives

CE Credit: 1

Session offered by Division 17. International students studying in the U.S. has increased to 690,923 in 2009/2010 and by 25% this past decade (Institute of International Education, 2010). Despite their increasing presence on U.S. campuses and unique challenges they face in crossing national boarders and encountering “cultural shock” (Chapdelaine & Alexitch, 2004; Furnham & Bochner, 1982), international students remain inadequately represented in the psychology literature. More

50 minutes
  • $25.00

Building a Divorce Specialty Services Niche---Outside of Court and Managed Care

CE Credit: 2

Session offered by Division 42. Over the past 10 years, roles for mental health professionals in the arena of divorce have evolved and become more specific and nuanced. Practitioners with a strong base in understanding family systems, child development, crisis management, grief and loss, conflict resolution and mediation are leading the field in creating practice models that deliver effective services to families in need. In this workshop, we will teach clinicians about the roles available for psychologists, in order to help them better consider options for reconfiguring their practices. More

110 minutes
  • $25.00

Career Counseling--- Definitions and New Directions

CE Credit: 1

Session offered by Division 17. The 21st-century digital age finds vocational psychology renovating itself. One way it does so concerns articulating and elaborating career counseling theory that applies to diverse groups in manifest settings. The models and methods of the corporate era in high modernity do not seem to fit a multicultural, global society. Despite sustained efforts to apply career development theories to counseling, the fact remains as Osipow (1994) stated some years ago: “Career theories are not counseling theories” (p. More

50 minutes
  • $25.00

Child's Mind--- Integrating Mindfulness Practices Into Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy

CE Credit: 2

Session offered by Division 54. ***Due to audio constraints at the convention center, the audio for this session is low. Headphones or external computer speakers will help*** As mindfulness practice becomes increasingly mainstream in our larger culture and within psychotherapy, interest has increasingly turned toward bringing mindfulness, meditation and other contemplative practices into work with children and adolescents. More

110 minutes
  • $25.00

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome---New Data on Long-Range Outcomes, Nonpharmacological Treatment, and Self-Management Intervention

CE Credit: 1

***No slides made available by presenters*** Session offered by Division 38. To provide firm evidence for the severity and duration of CFS, L. Jason will present a study focused on 10-year follow-up assessments of a randomly sampled, community-based, multi-ethnic population of patients with CFS and idiopathic chronic fatigue (ICF). More

50 minutes
  • $25.00

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy---The Synergy of Science and Journalism in Creating Culture Change

CE Credit: 2

***No slides made available by presenters*** Session offered by Division 40. Over the past 2-3 years, there has been a tremendous increase in the scientific understanding, as well as the lay awareness of the long-term effects of repetitive brain trauma in athletes. More

110 minutes
  • $25.00

Clinical Health Psychology Grand Rounds--- Computerized CBT

CE Credit: 2

***No slides made available by presenters*** Session offered by Division 38. The evidence base for computerised cognitive behavioral therapy (CCBT) in common mental health problems is expanding rapidly. Recent reviews and meta-analyses have produced promising findings regards to CCBT in terms of effectiveness and acceptability (e.g. More

110 minutes
  • $25.00

Clinical Practice in America Today

CE Credit: 2

With a series of brief presentations, we will broadly address several important practice issues, including: (1) the state of practice in America today; (2) new and emerging special developments in the field; (3) healthcare reform, parity, and our place in the changing legislative landscape; (4) the APA Practice Directorate response to the evolving field; and (5) members’ common concerns and priorities, as reflected in a practitioner survey. The state of practice talk will describe therapy and assessment over the past 40 years, outcome research, major changes in licensure, the rapid expansion of the field, and changes in funding for services. More

110 minutes
  • $25.00

Co-Occurring Mental Health Concerns in the Transgender Community

CE Credit: 1

Session offered by Division 44. Transgender people face a number of obstacles in life including negotiating the mental health care system, civil rights protection, and access to medical care. The presence of co-occurring mental health concerns can complicate these issues in ways that have significant negative effects on a person’s well-being and resilience. More

50 minutes
  • $25.00

College Student Mental Health---Identification of Risk and Protective Factors

CE Credit: 1

Sessions offered by Division 17. This symposium will provide a rare glimpse into the mental health concerns of college students who are not currently seeking treatment and aid in the identification of risk and resiliency factors for such concerns. In spring of 2010, the Center for College Mental Health (CCMH) partnered with Student Voice to conduct a survey of students at 45 colleges and universities. More

50 minutes
  • $25.00

Disaster Behavioral Health Preparedness and Response---Building a Seat at the Table

CE Credit: 2

Session offered by Division 18. Preparing for and responding to disasters requires more than determining how best to rebuild roads and houses. No matter whether it is human caused, natural or a technological disaster, states and territories are recognizing the importance of addressing behavioral health issues experienced after a disaster. More

110 minutes
  • $25.00

Domestic Violence Focused Couples Treatment

CE Credit: 1

Session offered by Division 12. This seminar will offer participants an overview of the latest version of an 18-week manualized treatment model developed for working with couples who choose to stay together after mild to moderate domestic violence has occurred. More

50 minutes
  • $25.00

Early Interventions for Children With an Autism Spectrum Disorder

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 Division 53. Significant progress has been made toward developing effective early interventions for children with ASD with the goal of accelerating general developmental outcomes (National Research Council, 2001). More

110 minutes
  • $25.00

Effective Evidence-Based Coaching for Enhanced Engagement in a Virtual Workplace

CE Credit: 1

Session offered by Division 13. Virtual education is becoming one of the most effective forms of instructional delivery for adults as the demand for on-line programs continues to grow. However, as many as 50% of students fail to complete their on-line courses, which is more than 20% higher than traditional courses (Carr, 2000; Lorenzetti, 2003).These findings emphasize the need to develop strategies to address learner engagement and retention. More

50 minutes
  • $25.00

Effective Mental Health Interventions for Muslim Individuals, Families, and Communities

CE Credit: 1

Session offered by Division 17. The past decade has seen a burgeoning interest in culturally-relevant mental health services for Muslim clients, as evidenced by a proliferation of conference presentations, journal articles, training videos, and books on this topic. More

50 minutes
  • $25.00

Essentials of Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Practicing Psychologists

CE Credit: 2

Session offered by Division 42. Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) are terms that describe a group of diverse medical and health care systems and practices that are not generally considered to be part of conventional health care. At present, in the United States, and in Western health care in general, there is a renewed interest in studying the use and effectiveness of CAM and a renewed interest by many in utilizing CAM. More

110 minutes
  • $25.00

Ethics in Specialization and the Future of Practice

CE Credit: 1

***Slides from some presenters may be missing from this session. They will be added when received*** This session will address the intersection of ethics and specialization and the future of practice in professional psychology. Given the rapid increase in new knowledge relevant to the practice of psychology and the corresponding obsolescence of acquired knowledge, practitioners face ethical challenges to ensure competence to provide services. More

50 minutes
  • $25.00

From the Internalization of Object to New Relationship---The Italian American Experience of Grief and Mourning

CE Credit: 1

***No slides made available by presenters*** Session offered by Division 39. Some psychodynamic writers on loss and grief have followed Freud’s early injunction to analyze and withdraw cathexes from the lost object in order to face reality and recover (Baker, 2001; Freud, 1957). More

50 minutes
  • $25.00

Future of Telehealth and Telepsychology in Psychological Research and Practice

CE Credit: 2

Session offered by Division 42. Many psychologists are reluctant to adopt the new technologies for clinical care. This reluctance is largely due to lack of exposure to the sizable body of scientific research supporting such care, as well as reasonable applications for the average independent practitioner. More

110 minutes
  • $25.00

Healthy Male Sexuality---Research and Clinical Perspectives on Influencing Factors

CE Credit: 2

***No slides made available by presenters*** Session offered by Division 51. Although dominant discourses regarding male sexuality tend to view it as relatively uncomplicated, straightforward, and biologically inevitable, a newer perspective considers male sexuality (and male sexual socialization) to be deeply problematic and frequently damaging or traumatic. More

110 minutes
  • $25.00

Hypnosis for the Treatment of Depression

CE Credit: 1

Session offered by Division 30. There is no “one-size-fits-all” treatment for major depressive disorder (MDD) as the condition represents a complex set of heterogeneous symptoms, involving multiple etiologies. It is thus important for therapists to promote a multimodal approach to treating MDD. More

50 minutes
  • $25.00

Implementation of Social Justice Organizational Initiatives---Current and Future Strategies for Long-Term Change in Counseling and Psychology

CE Credit: 1

Session offered by Division 17. This symposium shares the contributions of a professional counseling organization “Counselors for Social Justice” (CSJ) in changing counseling psychology by focusing on methods to operationalize the prevention of psychological problems by confronting the issue of societal abuse, rejection, and exclusion. More

50 minutes
  • $25.00

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

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


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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

Youth Suicide Prevention in Primary Care

CE Credit: 2

Session offered by Divison 53. Despite years of interest in integrating behavioral and medical services, limited progress has been achieved. Some screening tools and physician training programs have been developed and several models of collaboration between medical and behavioral health providers have been proposed. More

110 minutes
  • $25.00