Convention CE Workshop Programs

Each year the CE Office offers you outstanding half- (4 hrs.) and full- (7 hrs.) day workshop recordings from the APA Annual Convention.   These workshops provide intensive training on a wide range of topics.

 

The workshops listed below were part of our Preconvention Workshop Series offered at convention.

 

All programs blend full digital video with synchronized, downloadable PowerPoint slides, printable resources, and a quiz.

 

All programs include CE credit offered by the APA CEP Office and are tablet/iPad accessible. Click on individual programs for pricing.

 

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APA Clinical Practice Guideline for PTSD - Segment 1: Overview

Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) are widely used in determining health care practice- from the point of view of the policy maker and the payer to the individual clinician/ patient dyad. APA has begun developing evidence based clinical practice guidelines and recently approved one on the topic of adult treatment of PTSD. More

14 minutes
  • $0.00

APA Clinical Practice Guideline for PTSD - Segment 2: Cognitive Processing Therapy

CE Credit: 1

Cognitive processing therapy is a specific intervention developed within the cognitive behavioral theoretical orientation with an emphasis on identifying distorted thoughts about the trauma and generating more adaptive, alternative conclusions. A thorough overview and summary is provided regarding the basic components of the intervention and the evidence supporting the intervention. Learning Objective 1Describe the suitability of CPT for particular patient populations, including potential harms and burdens of treatment and patient values and preferences. More

1 hour
  • $25.00

APA Clinical Practice Guideline for PTSD - Segment 3: Prolonged Exposure

CE Credit: 1

Prolonged exposure is an individualized but structured treatment that focuses on exposure to the traumatic memory and experience with an emphasis on experiencing emotions associated with the traumatic memory. A thorough overview and summary is provided regarding the basic components of the intervention and the evidence supporting the intervention. Learning Objective 1Describe the use of PE with veteran populations, including outcomes and efficacy. More

1 hour
  • $25.00

APA Clinical Practice Guideline for PTSD - Segment 4: Cognitive Therapy for PTSD

CE Credit: 1.25

Cognitive therapy for PTSD focuses on distorted meanings associated with the trauma experience in order to change cognitions that then leads to emotional changes. A thorough overview and summary is provided regarding the basic components of the intervention and the evidence supporting the intervention. Learning Objective 1Discuss specific case studies and how cognitive therapy was applied to mitigate PTSD symptoms. More

1 hour 20 minutes
  • $29.00

APA Clinical Practice Guideline for PTSD--Overview of Recommended Evidence-Based Treatments

CE Credit: 4

Special APA member discount price through January 31, 2018. This workshop is jointly sponsored by the APA Practice Directorate and the APA Continuing Education Committee. This intermediate workshop provides information on three psychological interventions—cognitive behavioral/cognitive therapy, cognitive processing therapy, and exposure therapy—that show particular promise in treating posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in adults. More

4 hours
  • $60.00

Assessment of Capacity in Older Adults

CE Credit: 7

Special APA member discount price through January 31, 2018. This workshop is jointly sponsored by the APA Committee on Aging (CONA) and the APA Continuing Education Committee. This intermediate workshop discusses three increasingly common areas of capacity assessment for those who work with older adults in private practice, long-term care and other settings: medical consent, independent living capacity, and financial capacity. More

7 hours
  • $100.00

Assessment of Capacity in Older Adults - Module 1: Foundations of Capacity and ABA-APA Model and Legal Concepts and Guardianship

CE Credit: 1.5

The concept of decision making capacity has evolved in the legal and clinical contexts. Within the clinical context, we now focus on a person’s ability to do a specific task or make a specific decision rather than global competency or diagnoses. Importantly we consider what supports are needed to maximize the person’s abilities, and weigh our decisions about capacity against the risks in the situation as well as individual values. More

1 hour 30 minutes
  • $32.50

Assessment of Capacity in Older Adults - Module 2: Neurocognitive Disorders and Capacity

CE Credit: 1

Neurocognitive impairment is the single health condition most impacting financial capacity of older adults. In this module we review the updated definitions of dementia and core criteria for the clinical diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease. The strengths and weaknesses of cognitive screening and neuropsychological testing are also reviewed as are the other major age related dementias. Presenter: Peter A. More

1 hour
  • $25.00

Assessment of Capacity in Older Adults - Module 3: Medical Consent, Sexual Consent and Visitation

CE Credit: 2

This module covers regional and racial/ethnic or cultural issues as related to capacity issues in the following domains: a) medical consent; b) sexual consent; and c) capacity for independent living. Case studies and written reports are used to generate conversation about conflicted families, elder visitation, and mediation/guardianship issues in complex cases. Presenter: Rebecca S. More

2 hours
  • $40.00

Assessment of Capacity in Older Adults - Module 4: Financial Capacity, Financial Exploitation and Undue Influence

CE Credit: 1

We introduce a new way to assess financial decision making, and relate it both to financial capacity and financial exploitation. A new conceptual model and empirical findings are discussed within the context of reviewing relevant literature. Presenter: Peter A. More

1 hour
  • $25.00

Assessment of Capacity in Older Adults - Module 5: Creating and Defending your Expert Report

CE Credit: 1

In this module we discuss writing and defending the expert report; illustrated by actual courtroom testimony by Dr. Lichtenberg and his analyses. Cases include the assessment of capacity in a person with dementia and one of suspected undue influence. Presenter: Peter A. More

1 hour
  • $25.00

The Psychologically Healthy Workplace---Promoting Employee Well-Being and Organizational Performance

CE Credit: 4

Special APA member discount price through January 31, 2018. This workshop is jointly sponsored by the APA Center for Organizational Excellence and the APA Continuing Education Committee. This intermediate workshop explores the research foundation and practical application of APA’s Psychologically Healthy Workplace (PHW) model as a comprehensive framework for creating work environments in which both employees and organizations thrive. More

4 hours
  • $60.00

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