Convention CE Session Programs

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Over 50 hours of Convention CE Sessions (1 or 2 hour convention presentations) were videotaped at the APA 120th Annual Convention, August 2-5, 2012, Orlando, FL. 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 $35 each (APA members) or $45 (for nonmembers). You may also choose any 10 recordings for $210 (APA members) or $285 (nonmembers) by purchasing the bundle pack..

 

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2012 Ten CE Session Recordings - Member Price

Over 50 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. This package is the Member Only Price, if you are not a Member of the American Psychological Assocation, click here to go to the Non-member Price. Below are the instructions on how to redeem your 10 CE Session Recording punchcard for any CE Session Recordings you want: Once you have purchased the punchcard, go to https://apa.bizvision.com/category/2012-ces-recordings. More


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2012 Ten CE Session Recordings - Non member Price

Over 50 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. This package is the Non-Member Price. More


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2012 APA Award for Distinguished Professional Contributions to Applied Research

CE Credit: 1

Session offered by the APA Board of Professional Affairs. In my presentation I will review the evolving understanding of the role of emotion in human functioning and principles of emotional change. More

50 minutes
  • $35.00

2012 Award for Distinguished Scientific Applications of Psychology

CE Credit: 1

Session offered by Division 3.Health issues such as obesity and diabetes are influenced by personal choices that take place in a powerful environmental array of influences. There is a long history in public health of structuring environmental circumstanc More

50 minutes
  • $35.00

An Ounce of Prevention---Applying the Prevention Guidelines to Real-World Contexts

CE Credit: 1

Session offered by Division 17. The efficacy of prevention efforts to enhance human functioning and reduce psychological distress has been successfully demonstrated (Catalano, Berglund, Ryan, Lonczak, & Hawkins, 2002; O’Connell, Boat, & Warne More

50 minutes
  • $35.00

APA Ethics Code---Research and Science From an International Perspective

CE Credit: 1

Session offered by the APA Ethics Committee.The purpose of this program is to examine how the APA Ethics Code applies in international venues in scientific and research contexts. An increasing number of psychologists from the United States travel More

50 minutes
  • $35.00

Classroom Technology--- Assessment, Impact, and Tools

CE Credit: 1

Session offered by Division 2.The college classroom environment is changing radically as social media, online assessments, and response technologies are becoming more readily available. By virtue of the nature of our subject matter, psychology instructo More

50 minutes
  • $35.00

Clinical Practice in America Today

CE Credit: 2

Session offered by the APA Committee for the Advancement of Professional Practice. This symposium will present several new interventions for people with serious mental illnesses (SMI). More

110 minutes
  • $35.00

Competency-Based Training in Couple and Family Therapy

CE Credit: 2

Session offered by Division 43.The current trend in professional psychology education calls for trainees to be evaluated on the basis of core functional and foundational competencies (Fouad et al., 2009). Despite calls for competency-based training in cou More

110 minutes
  • $35.00

Consulting in Education--- Considerations for Training and Practice

CE Credit: 2

Session offered by Division 13.Schools and universities have a significant influence on the successful development of children, adolescents, and young adults. Organizational consultation is a useful and innovative modality for enhancing their effectivene More

110 minutes
  • $35.00

Demonstration Workshop for a Novel, Manualized, Intensive Outpatient Program for Children and Parents

CE Credit: 2

Session offered by Division 12.The proposed workshop will demonstrate sample, group format, parent training sessions from a novel, modular, manualized, Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP). The program was evolved at Children’s Hospital Colorado, in J More

110 minutes
  • $35.00

Discussion: Plenary—Guide for thePerplexed: Mixed-Methods Research inthe Service of Social Justice--Nancy K. Dess, PhD, Occidental College

CE Credit: 1

Mixed methods research has the potential to enhance psychologists’ abilities to contribute to social justice in the communities in which they work. The transformative paradigm is used as a framework for examining philosophical assumptions and methodo More

50 minutes
  • $35.00

Ethical Issues Unique to Research, Training, and Practice With Persons With Disabilities

CE Credit: 1

Session offered by the APA Ethics Committee.It is imperative that clinical training curricula, research paradigms and models of clinical practice reflect psychology’s growing commitment to serve persons with disabilities. More

50 minutes
  • $35.00

Evidence-Based Treatment for Youth and Families---Implementation and Ongoing Quality Improvement

CE Credit: 1

Session offered by Division 53.With the emergence of these EBTs there were great expectations that community based services would greatly improve in effectiveness. Despite their great promise, EBT’s have yet to realize their potential in the communit More

50 minutes
  • $35.00

Expanding Telehealth Service Models to Underserved Populations With Chronic Illness and Disability

CE Credit: 2

Session offered by the APA Board for the Advancement of Psychology in the Public Interest. The rapid growth of information and communication technologies has led to increased interest in the development and provision of telehealth service models. More

110 minutes
  • $35.00

Geriatric Mental Health Workforce---Current Initiatives and Critical Issues

CE Credit: 2

Session offered by the APA Board of Educational Affairs. This symposium will provide: an overview of current geropsychology practice patterns and geriatric mental health initiatives; steps that psychologists can take to increase their More

110 minutes
  • $35.00

International Case Studies in Mental Health---The Work of International Psychologists

CE Credit: 1

Session offered by Division 30. This symposium will help prepare both mental health trainees and practicing professionals to be effective in the provision of healing in their work with people in different regions of the world. More

50 minutes
  • $35.00

Invited Address: Master Lecture--Getting From X to Y: Mediating Variables in Psychology

CE Credit: 1

Session offered by Psi Beta.The search for mediating mechanisms has long been a focus of psychology beginning with the application of the Stimulus Organism Response model to the modern development of prevention and treatment programs. This presentation More

50 minutes
  • $35.00

Invited Address: Plenary—Albert ‘‘Skip’’ Rizzo, PhD, Virtual Reality Goes to War: Innovations in Military Behavioral Health Care

CE Credit: 1

The physical, emotional, cognitive, and psychological demands of war place enormous stress on military personnel. This talk presents an overview of research, development, and implementation of Clinical Virtual Reality application applied to prevention, as More

50 minutes
  • $35.00

Invited Address: Plenary─Antonette M. Zeiss, PhD, Psychological Services for Veterans: Integral to Interdisciplinary VA Health

CE Credit: 1

The VA provides health care to over 6 million veterans. Almost 2 million receive care for mental health and other health problems. This session reviews VA's comprehensive health and mental health care, with emphasis on the roles psychologists play as More

50 minutes
  • $35.00

Invited Address: Plenary─Dean L. Fixsen, PhD, The Evidence-Based Program Movement Is Dead: Long Live the EBP Movement

CE Credit: 1

There is little evidence EBPs have resulted in socially significant outcomes in human services. Some policymakers have called for a moratorium on funding research to develop new evidence-based programs until we use the ones we have. More

50 minutes
  • $35.00

Invited Address: Plenary─Paul Rozin, PhD, Eating and Food Choice: Biological, Psychological, and Cultural Perspectives

CE Credit: 1

This session covers research on acquisition of food preferences, the meaning of food in life within a cultural and evolutionary framework, differences in the way French and Americans deal with food, attitudes to natural things, disgust, and development of More

50 minutes
  • $35.00

Invited Address: Plenary─Wendy A. Suzuki, PhD, Exercise Education and the Brain

CE Credit: 1

This talk describes findings from recent experiments examining both the effects of long-term increases in aerobic exercise as well as a single acute bout of aerobic exercise on learning, memory, and cognitive EEG functions of college students. More

50 minutes
  • $35.00

Invited Address: Presidential Program--Jamy D. Ard, MD, Divergent Responses to an Obesogenic

CE Credit: 2

Session part of the Presidential Theme: Obesity. We all live in an obesogenic environment. The availability of high energy dense, palatable, inexpensive food is only surpassed by the mechanized labor-saving and entertainment devices designed to keep us More

50 minutes
  • $35.00

Invited Adress: Presidential Program─Myles S. Faith, PhD, Obesity–Depression Associations in the Population: Research and Clinical Implications

CE Credit: 1

Session part of the Presidential Theme: Obesity. Obesity may lead to depression or be one of its consequences. To the extent that these disorders are linked, this may pose important barriers to obesity treatment and prevention. Against this background, More

50 minutes
  • $35.00

Prescribing Psychologist in the Federal Government---Implementing the Patient-Centered Medical Home

CE Credit: 2

Session offered by Division 55.A panel of prescribing psychologist working in the Federal Government review the implementation of the Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model of Primary Care Integration and their role as leaders on the front lines. More

110 minutes
  • $35.00

Presidential Program--- Addressing Obesity and Health Disparities in the Nation’s Children

CE Credit: 2

Session part of the Presidential Theme: Obesity. The panel developed in collaboration between CYF, CSES, CEMA, CRH, and CDIP and Division 54 features presentations on innovative strategies to improve health behaviors and obesity in urban schools More

110 minutes
  • $35.00

Presidential Program--- Assessment of Mental and Behavioral Health Across the Life Span in Primary Care Settings

CE Credit: 2

Session part of the Presidential Theme: Interprofessional Practice. Screening and assessment are key to primary care and a growing area of psychological practice. This symposium focuses on screening and assessment challenges across the lifespan, More

110 minutes
  • $35.00

Presidential Program--- Expanding Performance in Exercise and Sport Psychology

CE Credit: 2

Session part of the Presidential Theme: Interprofessional Practice.Psychologists routinely serve as key members of interprofessional teams working with athletes in varied settings and levels. This symposium will address interprofessional collaboration and More

110 minutes
  • $35.00

Presidential Program--- Integrated Approaches to Geriatric Health Care

CE Credit: 2

Session offered by Division 17.This symposium describes interprofessional assessment and care of geriatric patients with a range of clinical problems across a variety of health care settings. The four presentations will describe approaches to collaborat More

110 minutes
  • $35.00

Presidential Program--- Integrated Care for Women and Children in FQHCs

CE Credit: 2

Federally Qualified Health Centers play a vital role in primary care for children and adults across the life span in urban and rural settings. This symposium will focus on integrated care More

110 minutes
  • $35.00

Presidential Program--- Integrated Primary Care

CE Credit: 2

Session part of the Presidential Theme: Interprofessional Practice. Health care reform in the public and private sector promotes the development of Patient Centered Medical Homes and Accountable Care Organizations designed to provide comprehensive and More

110 minutes
  • $35.00

Presidential Program--- Opportunities in Law Enforcement, Public Safety, and Criminal Justice

CE Credit: 2

Session part of the Presidential Theme: Interprofessional Practice. Police and public safety psychology is a diverse specialty with unique opportunities to serve the law enforcement, public safety, and criminal justice communities. More

110 minutes
  • $35.00

Psychologist and Parent---Seeking a Healthy Balance

CE Credit: 1

Session offered by the APA Committee on Early Career Psychologists.The roles of parent and psychologist are two of the most important many of us will play in our lives. Many psychologists have young children at a time when they are trying More

50 minutes
  • $35.00

Psychopharmacology in Diverse Populations---Genetics, Epigenetics, and Resilience

CE Credit: 1

Session offered by Division 55.The differential response of ethnic minorities to certain psychotropic medications raises important concerns for both research and practice. Research indicates that many ethnic minorities respond to lower doses of many psych More

50 minutes
  • $35.00

Research and the APA Ethics Code---Relevance and Application in Training Context

CE Credit: 1

Session offered by the APA Ethics Committee.Graduate training is a critical time in introducing students to the ethics of our profession. The study of ethics occurs in multiple venues during graduate training. More

50 minutes
  • $35.00

Role of Sleep in Maximizing Outcomes---Experience of Three VHA Rehabilitation Programs

CE Credit: 2

Session offered by Division 22.Sleep is a naturally recurring state during which most voluntary sensory and motor activities are suspended or diminished due to total or partial unconsciousness. Unlike the waking state, during sleep there is a reduced abil More

110 minutes
  • $35.00

Skills Training in Cognitive Behavioral Treatment of Chronic Pain in Children and Adolescents

CE Credit: 2

Session offered by Division 54.Pain is a part of every child's life experience. Unfortunately, for many children (approximately 25%), pain is chronic in nature, meaning that it persists or recurs. Chronic pain is often challenging to treat. Psycholog More

110 minutes
  • $35.00

Teaching Creatively and Teaching Creativity

CE Credit: 1

Session offered by Division 10.Creativity has received increased attention in recent years in both academic and popular media. Research has determined that creativity is associated with economic growth, academic and career achievement, and well-being (e.g More

50 minutes
  • $35.00

The DSM-5 Controversy---President's Symposium

CE Credit: 2

Session offered by Division 32.This symposium will address recent controversial events surrounding the development of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fifth edition (DSM-5), with specific focus given to the recent petition effort More

110 minutes
  • $35.00

Therapy for the Therapists---Empirical Findings, Personal Narratives

CE Credit: 2

Session offered by Division 39.Speakers will present research on the usefulness of therapists undergoing psychotherapy as part of their training and ongoing development, as well as clinical and personal examples of professional growth brought about by per More

110 minutes
  • $35.00

Therapy With Stepfamilies--- An Integration of Research Into Clinical Practice

CE Credit: 1

Session offered by Division 43.This symposium brings together three experts in the field who study and treat stepfamilies. Drs. James Bray, Kay Pasley and Scott Browning have each been involved in the articulation of stepfamily concerns for over twenty y More

50 minutes
  • $35.00

Triggers, Treatments, and Sex Differences in Models of Relapse and Translational Implications

CE Credit: 2

Session offered by Division 28. Relapse is a major challenge in the treatment of drug addiction. In animal models, relapse is modeled by the reinstatement of drug-seeking procedure in which drug-reinforced responses are extinguished and then reinstated b More

110 minutes
  • $35.00