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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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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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—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

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

Autism Spectrum Disorders in Children: A Skills Update

CE Credit: 4

2011 Recording. Over the last 15 years, the number of cases of autism spectrum disorder diagnosed has increased dramatically. Throughout this period, new techniques for assessment have been developed, and a plethora of treatment modalities marketed. This INTERMEDIATE workshop will address some of the current best practices in this field. More

240 minutes
  • $80.00

Distinguished Workshop Series—Frontiers of Trauma Treatment

CE Credit: 3

2011 Recording. This workshop was part of Dr. Melba Vasquez’s Presidential Programming. Effective treatment of posttraumatic problems needs to include addressing the imprint of trauma on the physical experience of the self as being helpless and in danger. More

180 minutes
  • $70.00

Emerging Technologies and Cloud Computing: Creating a Personal Learning Environment

CE Credit: 4

2011 Recording. ***Slides from some presenters are missing from this session. They will be added when received*** This workshop is part of Dr. Melba Vasquez’s Presidential Programming. The benefits of online learning are balanced against a few challenges. More

240 minutes
  • $80.00

The Psychology of Weight Regulation: Eating, Exercise, and Body Image

CE Credit: 4

2011 Recording. Weight, eating, exercise avoidance, and body image concerns often emerge in the treatment of non-eating disordered patients. This INTRODUCTORY workshop will provide information so that psychologists can successfully address these issues. More

240 minutes
  • $80.00

Positive Psychotherapy: A Strengths-Based Approach

CE Credit: 4

2011 Recording. Positive psychotherapy is the positive psychology movement’s therapeutic extension to broaden the scope of traditional psychotherapy. Its primary premise is that building positive emotions, strengths, and meaning, in addition to undoing symptoms, is efficacious in treating psychopathology. More

240 minutes
  • $80.00

Adapting the Therapy Relationship to the Individual Patient: Evidence-Based Responsiveness

CE Credit: 4

2011 Recording. Psychotherapy will maximize its effectiveness by targeting the most powerful sources of change: the therapeutic relationship and the patient him/herself. This INTERMEDIATE clinical workshop will provide integrative methods for adapting or tailoring therapy relationships to individual patients. More

240 minutes
  • $80.00

Working With Adult Trauma Survivors: What Every Practitioner Should Know

CE Credit: 7

2011 Recording. Trauma is implicated as a risk factor in mental disorders, physical health conditions, social and occupational functioning, and quality of life. This INTERMEDIATE workshop will increase the competencies of psychologists interested in working with traumatized adults. More

420 minutes
  • $140.00

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

Aspects of an Effective Clinical Practice: Research Evidence

CE Credit: 3

In this course, the research literature on the aspects of an effective clinical practice will be reviewed. The APA policy on Evidence-based Practice in Psychology is discussed as a means to understand how evidence is used in the delivery of psychological services. More

2 hours
  • $75.00

Twenty Principles of Success in Mental Health Practice

CE Credit: 2

Clinicians spend a great deal of time in their training becoming excellent in practicing their craft of assessment and psychotherapy. These skills are mastered in order to deliver excellent clinical services. However, in professional training little, if any, emphasis is placed on learning, refining, and mastering the business aspects of private practice. More

1 hour 15 minutes
  • $50.00

Grief Therapy and the Reconstruction of Meaning

CE Credit: 3

A central process in healing after loss entails reconstruction of the meaning of the world and of the self. This program describes and illustrates the wide range of ways in which the experience of loss disrupts vital life narratives. It includes an expanded toolbox of practical narrative and experiential techniques for treating grief-related difficulties that foster a more secure continuing bond to the deceased, greater resilience in the mourner, and stronger connection to others whose lives are touched by the same bereavement. More

1 hour 45 minutes
  • $75.00

The Biology and Pharmacology of Depression

CE Credit: 2

Depression is the outcome of stressful experiences and biological predispositions, including genetics. Many genes evidently contribute to the predisposition. Psychotherapy and various medications are used for treating depression. The medications have rapid effects on serotonin, dopamine, and norepinephrine synapses, but the benefits occur more slowly, presumably dependent on other mechanisms. More

1 hour
  • $50.00

Internet Addiction

CE Credit: 1.5

The meteoric rise in Internet access has brought with it a broad range of problematic Internet behaviors. Online gaming, gambling, cybersex relationships, pornography, social networking sites, and auction houses all represent specific domains of potentially problematic Internet use. More

1 hour
  • $37.50

Relational Self

CE Credit: 2

Ken Gergan turns the concept of the "self" on its head and explores the implications of the "self" as fundamentally relational, rather than independent or autonomous. The acclaimed scholar explores the intriguing implications of the "relational self" for a wide range of human interactions, including marital relationships, therapeutic relationships, and broader social, cultural and political relationships. More

1 hour
  • $50.00

Suicide: Understanding and Treating Self-Destructive Processes- Legal/Ethical Considerations

CE Credit: 5

Considering the fact that one in five clinical psychologists loses a client to suicide in their clinical career, there is a clear need for more extensive training at the post-graduate level and in the management and treatment of suicidal patients. This intermediate workshop provides an in-depth understanding of the dynamic of the legal, ethical, and case management issues when dealing with suicidal clients. More

3 hours 30 minutes
  • $125.00

Overcoming the Fear of Intimacy

CE Credit: 4

The workshop addresses barriers to achieving intimate relationships and offers methods for overcoming them. Participants will become familiar with destructive thought processes which coach self-protection and isolation over close interpersonal relating. A cognitive/affective/behavioral methodology that challenges these patterns and leads to closer personal relating and a heightened sense of individuality in each partner is discussed and illustrated through videotapes. More

3 hours
  • $100.00

Drug Use and HIV Disease

CE Credit: 2.5

In this program, participants will explore the relationships between mental health, substance abuse, and HIV/AIDS. Topics include: a) the effects of mental health and substance abuse disorders on sexual risk taking; b) the ways in which illicit drug use and mental health issues affect engagement and retention in HIV care; and, c) evidence-based approaches to the treatment of people with HIV/AIDS who struggle with co-occurring disorders. More

2 hours
  • $62.50

A Developmental Understanding for Assessment and Treatment of Violent Individuals

CE Credit: 5

The prodigious rates of violence in our country establish a need for accurate risk assessment, a comprehensive management strategy, and effective treatments for violent individuals. This intermediate workshop provides an in-depth understanding of the developmental issues contributing to violence, the triggers of violence, assessment, case management, and treatment of violent or potentially violent individuals. More

3 hours 30 minutes
  • $125.00

Making Professional Ethics Practical

CE Credit: 2.5

In this workshop, participants will review ethical theories and models of ethical decision-making relevant to psychological practice. Special emphasis will be placed on developing professionals’ understanding of decision-making processes used in arriving at ethical courses of action in four primary areas of emphasis in professional ethics codes. More

2 hours
  • $62.50

Psychology in the Corporate World: Embracing the Challenge

CE Credit: 1.5

The value and benefit that psychologists can provide in corporate settings is reviewed, and barriers that exist to hamper psychologists from fully utilizing their skills in corporate settings are discussed. The roles that psychologists currently fill in the corporate world are described as are a broader range of human services activities within these corporate settings — services currently not often provided by psychologists. As it is our belief that psychologists can make much more significant contributions, we share our perspectives on how optimal impact of psychological expertise in a corporate environment can be achieved. More

1 hour
  • $37.50

Traumatic Stress Among Individuals Living with HIV/AIDS

CE Credit: 2.5

In this program, participants will explore the relationship between trauma and HIV/AIDS. Topics include: a) the effects of trauma on sexual risk taking; b) the ways in which trauma affects HIV disease management; and, c) evidence-based approaches to integrating trauma treatment among people with HIV/AIDS who report psychological distress. More

1 hour 30 minutes
  • $62.50

Cultural Competence in Trauma Treatment

CE Credit: 3

Trauma does not occur to a generic human being. Rather, trauma interacts with the unique set of characteristics and experiences that each person brings to their encounter with dangerous, painful, and disruptive events. Even the most effective treatment will work less well with trauma survivors when cultural competence is not woven into trauma therapies. More

2 hours 30 minutes
  • $75.00

Ethics and Self-Care: Balancing our Lives and Reducing Risk

CE Credit: 3

This program was originally webcast live on September 23, 2011 but is now available as an On-Demand Video Program. Principle A of our ethics code reminds us that: “Psychologists strive to be aware of the possible effect of their own physical and mental health on their ability to help those with whom they work.” This INTERMEDIATE workshop examines the complex links between self-care and professional competence. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Ethics of Trauma Treatment

CE Credit: 3

This program was originally webcast live on October 28, 2011 but is now available as an On-Demand Video Program. This workshop explores issues in the mindful application of ethics, in which the therapist has engaged in self-reflection regarding his/her ability to ethically treat this population and is firmly grounded in and aware of the risks and challenges. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Contemporary Issues in Forensic Neuropsychology

CE Credit: 3

This program was originally webcast live on November 4, 2011, and is now available as on demand. Forensic neuropsychology is a rapidly developing field with increasing demand for the delivery of services. This workshop addresses critical issues in contemporary practice such as the admissibility of test data, the impact of third-party observes and response, the use of malingering instruments, and critical tips for testifying in court. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Understanding Eating Disorders and the DSM-5

CE Credit: 3

This program webcast was originally broadcast live on January 20, 2012 but is now available as an On-Demand Video Program. The DSM-5 will carry significant revisions in the category of the Eating Disorders, with significant additions and deletions of disorders in this category, as well as the revision or integration of others. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Evaluating Autism Spectrum Disorders with the ASRS: New Data and New Ideas

CE Credit: 3

This program was originally webcast live on February 17, 2012, but is now available as an on-demand recording. This presentation includes a brief overview of definitions of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and a large study based on the Autism Spectrum Rating Scale (ASRS; Goldstein & Naglieri, 2009) standardization and validity samples. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Depressed Older Adults

CE Credit: 3

This video was originally webcasted on March 16, 2012 at 1pm ET, but is now available as on on-demand program. This three hour introductory workshop will review key issues in the provision of psychological services to older adults, discuss the theoretical, historical, and research foundation of Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) for depression, and illustrate the clinical application of IPT with depressed older adults. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

An Evidence-Based Approach to Assessment of Learning Disabilities in Adults

CE Credit: 3

This program was originally webcast on September 21, 2012, and is now available on-demand. Many common statements about learning disabilities are based on clinical lore and are not supported by research. This workshop will describe evidenced-based strategies for assessment of learning disabilities in adults. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Conversation in Ethics for Psychologist-Managers

CE Credit: 4

This project is comprised of 4 conversations with psychologists who are expert psychologist-managers. Dr. Richard Ponton and Dr. Marlene Thorn facilitate the discussions and focus on the ethical considerations of psychologists in leadership positions. More

3 hours
  • $80.00

Effective and Ethical Practice: Billing and Collecting for Your Mental Health Practice

CE Credit: 3

This program was originally webcast live on October 12, 2012, and is now available on-demand. While mental health professionals receive extensive training in the clinical aspects of their professional roles, they typically receive minimal, if any, education and training in the business aspects of practice. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Basics in Psychopharmacology

CE Credit: 3

This program was originally webcast on March 30, 2012, and is now available on-demand. This workshop will assist the psychologist in becoming more familiar with basic concepts in psychopharmacology. While psychologists may be familiar with names of medications used in treating psychopathology, how they work and the method of actions may not be so familiar. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Graduate Study in Psychology: Successful Strategies for Preparation and Application

Are you considering graduate study in psychology? If so, then you will be joining the ranks of thousands of other bright, talented and dedicated peers who will be competing for admissions into the top graduate programs in the field. Learn about what you can to maximize your chance of gaining admission into the graduate program of your choice. More

3 hours
  • $none

New Concepts in Motivational Interviewing: Advancing Your Skills

CE Credit: 3

This progam was originally webcast live on April 20, 2012 and is now available on-demand. With Motivational Interviewing evolving, this workshop will introduce participants to fresh concepts and new describers for the evidence-based practice. Participants will have an opportunity in this fast-paced workshop to practice skills: facilitating engagement; focusing, evoking, and planning; as well as addressing and diminishing discord. Learning Objective 1 Address discord in the counseling exchange. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Negotiating the Complex Ethical Terrain of Clinical Supervision

CE Credit: 3

This video was originally webcast on November 16, 2012, and is now available on-demand. Most psychologists will supervise. In so doing, they assume ethical responsibilities not only to the supervisee, but also to clients and even to the larger society our profession serves. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Caring for the Military Family: What We All Should Know About Military Culture and the Stress of Deployment

CE Credit: 2

This program was originally webcast on May 11, 2012, and is now available on-demand. APA partnered with the White House Joining Forces Initiative, headed by First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, to support the psychological needs of our service members and their families. More

2 hours
  • $45.00

What Should Clinicians Know About Practice with Immigrant-Origin Clients

CE Credit: 3

This program was originally webcast live on May 10, 2012 and is now available on-demand. Immigrants are a growing population in the U.S. and face unique challenges. In addition to coping with acculturative changes while adapting to life in a new country, culture, and language, they endure increasing prejudice and discrimination from the larger society. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Professional Issues in the Information Age: Social Media and Beyond

CE Credit: 3

This video was originally webcast on May 18, 2012 and is now available on-demand. The internet, social media, and other technological changes have offered new ethical challenges for psychologists. Using case examples, discussion, and lecture, participants in this workshop will consider how the ethical code relates to issues of social media and the internet. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Culturally Sensitive Health Promotion and Health Care Approaches for Eliminating Health Disparities

CE Credit: 2

This program addresses key issues in health care disparities in relation to racial, ethnic, cultural, and economic variability. The uneven access to health care, as well as the quality of health care services, imposes significant costs, as well as critical challenges to our overall health care system and to the society that supports it. More

1 hour
  • $50.00

Self-Care As an Ethical Challenge for Treating Complex Trauma

CE Credit: 4

This video was originally webcast live on August 3, 2012, and is now available as an On-Demand Recording. Treating complex trauma presents a challenge to those who specialize in this form of treatment. One of these challenges is responding to the ethical mandate to do no harm. More

4 hours
  • $80.00

Tailoring Psychotherapy to the Individual Patient -- Evidence-Based Responsiveness

CE Credit: 4

This video was originally webcast live on August 2, 2012, but is now available as an On-Demand Recording. Psychotherapy will maximize its effectiveness by targeting the most powerful sources of change: the therapeutic relationship and the patient him/herself. More

4 hours
  • $80.00

Providing Mental Health Care In and After Combat: Challenges, Rewards, Risks and Growth

CE Credit: 4

This INTRODUCTORY workshop aims to provide in-depth, experientially focused insight for (a) current and former uniformed psychologists who have deployed alongside their patients into combat situations, and (b) psychologists who currently treat our country More

240 minutes
  • $80.00

Malpractice: A Practical Guide for Psychologists

CE Credit: 7

In recent years, there has been a dramatic increase in the number of malpractice actions filed against psychologists. Many practitioners find themselves running scared when confronted with this litigation. There is however, an important distinction betwe More

420 minutes
  • $140.00

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy: An Introduction and Overview

CE Credit: 7

This INTRODUCTORY workshop presents an overview of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), an 8-week, evidence-based program that combines mindfulness and cognitive therapy techniques for the prevention of depressive relapse. Through lecture, discussi More

420 minutes
  • $140.00

APA Task Force on Appropriate Therapeutic Responses to Sexual Orientation: Affirmative Practices

CE Credit: 4

This INTERMEDIATE workshop aims to implement aspects of the 2009 Report of the APA Task Force on Appropriate Therapeutic Responses to Sexual Orientation. After a brief review of the report, the workshop focuses on the recommended framework for affirmativ More

240 minutes
  • $80.00

Reviewing and Selecting Tests and Assessments Based on Quality and Alignment

CE Credit: 4

This INTERMEDIATE workshop engages participants in considering, discussing, and applying how to determine if tests or assessments used for research or practice have sufficient psychometric quality and align with intended use. Resources, processes, criter More

240 minutes
  • $80.00

Military Psychology: The Life Cycle of a Military Service Member

CE Credit: 3

This INTERMEDIATE workshop focuses on five key aspects of working with military members: military culture, deployment cycle stresses, evidence-based clinical practices, fitness and resilience practices, and resources. These topics can inform practitioners More

180 minutes
  • $70.00

Adolescents and Young Adults on the Autism Spectrum in Psychotherapy

CE Credit: 4

Persons having autism spectrum disorders are just as likely as others to have concerns that might merit therapy. Many psychologists report feeling uncertain about how best to approach the needs of this population. In a number of cases, traditional techniq More

180 minutes
  • $80.00

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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—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─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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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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Common Errors in Forensic Child Sexual Abuse Evaluations

CE Credit: 1.5

Mental health and medical professionals and paraprofessionals (MHPs) participate in hundreds of thousands forensic child sexual abuse evaluations each year. These MHPs are often required or encouraged to make expert judgments about the validity of allegations of child sexual abuse that are not corroborated by hard evidence such as a perpetrator confession. More

1 hour
  • $37.50

Understanding Personality Disorders and the DSM-5

CE Credit: 3

This video was originally webcast on November 5, 2012 and is now available On-Demand. In this workshop, the presenter will review empirical evidence for the clinical importance of personality pathology, describe problems with DSM-IV classification of personality disorders, present a number of alternative models with a specific focus on the most recent proposal from DSM-5 Personality and Personality Disorders Work Group. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Improving Care for Veterans with PTSD

This program does not offer CE Credit. This program was originally webcast live November 19, 2012, and is now available on-demand. APA partnered with the White House Joining Forces Initiative, headed by First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, to support the psychological needs of our service members and their families. More

1 hour 30 minutes
  • $0.00

A Comprehensive Developmental Approach to the Assessment & Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders

CE Credit: 3

Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) impact multiple areas of functioning, demanding a multidisciplinary approach to conceptualization, diagnosis, and intervention. With the prevalence of ASD on the rise, clinicians need to learn about the nature and course of ASD and how specific disciplines can contribute to identification and care. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Coping with Vicarious Trauma, Building Resilience, and the Ethics of Self-Care

CE Credit: 3

Much of the research on vicarious trauma, or compassion fatigue, has focused on the effects and symptoms of vicarious traumatization on the clinician. What is missing is a focus on the preventative practices being used by effective therapists who engage in trauma specific therapies. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Couples & Family Psychology: The Ethical Challenges and Concerns in Teaching, Supervision and Clinical Practice

CE Credit: 3

Ethical concerns about such issues as confidentiality, informed consent, competency, who is the patient, secrecy and privacy, record keeping, insurance billing, and hiring an investigator to check on a suspected affair, etc., are even more complex in couple and family treatment than in individual treatment. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Trauma-Informed Parenting & Custody Examinations

CE Credit: 3

Psychologists working in family court matters often have to assess and manage disputes where issues of psychological trauma are central to the cases. Issues of possible child sexual and/or physical abuse and/or domestic violence arise repeatedly. Issues such as alleged “parental alienation” or “high conflict parenting” are placed before courts with little attention to the evidence-based trauma literature. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

The Food Pollution/Addiction Model for Treating Eating Disorders and Obesity: A Systems Approach

CE Credit: 3

Obesity is epidemic and Eating Disorders are proliferating, reaching younger children, older women and more men. Likewise, the complications for both populations are becoming more severe. There is a connection. The food supply in the U.S. is polluted. Treatment that does not take into consideration the impact that polluted food has on the onset and progression of disordered eating will fail. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

SLD Determination Under IDEA: Integration of RTI and Neurocognitive Assessment

CE Credit: 3

The field of school psychology is experiencing an exciting time of growth with the implementation of RTI. Many professionals are asking how can children with Specific Learning Disabilities (SLD) be identified (and differentiated from other disabilities) using this new system? Federal Law (IDEA) clearly state that a variety of evaluation methods are required for SLD eligibility determination -- but there is a need for clearly articulated and workable methods. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Ethics and Complex Boundary Challenges: What You Didn’t Learn in Graduate School

CE Credit: 3

As graduate students, we learned to avoid problematic multiple relationships, exploitation, and unprofessional boundaries. Easy enough. But, when we begin treating actual clients, the confident clarity we enjoyed as novices begins to wane, and real-life complexities emerge. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Advanced Assessment and Treatment of Attention Deficit Disorders

CE Credit: 3

This advanced workshop is designed for psychologists who have completed at least basic professional training in ADHD and have experience in assessment and treatment of this disorder in children and/or adults. It will review recent research studies that support the reconceptualization of ADHD as developmental impairment of executive functions, the cognitive management system of the human brain. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Improving the Person or the Environment: Taking a Systematic Approach to Stress in the Workplace

CE Credit: 1

This session will provide participants with a brief background on the importance of stress for an organization’s productivity and bottom-line performance. Participants will learn about some of the techniques available for assessing the importance of particular stressors. More

1 hour 15 minutes
  • $35.00

Understanding the DSM-5 and the ICD: What Psychologists Need to Know

CE Credit: 3

This three-hour workshop will provide an overview of the DSM-5 proposed revisions, including its development process, changes to the organizational structure, and major revisions to existing diagnoses, as well as the introduction of new disorders. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

A Strategic Approach to Creating a Wellness-Oriented Workplace: Lessons from the Field

CE Credit: 1

This program is audio only. This program provides a basic overview of an eight part approach to the creation of wellness-oriented work cultures. The approach includes the following domains: communications; incentives; policy; leadership; virtual support; environment; revising norms; and evaluation. More

1 hour
  • $35.00

Diagnosis with DSM-5 and ICD

CE Credit: 3

With the release of the DSM-5, mental health professionals need information about changes in the new manual. Dr. K. Dayle Jones will provide an overview of the DSM-5, including its development process, changes to the organizational structure, major revisions to existing diagnoses, and the addition of new disorders. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Malleable Minds: Guiding the Development of Talent Among the Gifted

CE Credit: 2

By bringing together psychologists studying beliefs about ability, neuroscientists investigating brain plasticity, selective attention, executive functioning, and memory, and educators committed to developing high potential, we can identify connections, directions, and common ground. More

3 hours
  • $45.00

A Psychodynamic Approach to Treatment-Resistant Mood Disorders

CE Credit: 3

This workshop explores the emerging problem of treatment resistance and describes a psychodynamically informed treatment approach for work with patients with treatment resistant mood disorders comorbid with personality disorders. The workshop includes an overview of evidence that treatment resistance is emerging as an important phenomenon. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Identifying and Treating Your Patients’ (often unrecognized) Addictions

CE Credit: 3

I always wonder when a mental health provider says: “I don’t treat addictions.” Of the 45% of the adult population that has an emerging or diagnosable substance or behavioral addiction, a large number are in psychotherapy. Addiction will not necessarily be the presenting problem--not because patients are in denial-- but because they do not know that the issues that bring them to therapy (e.g., depression, low self-esteem, interpersonal conflicts) are the side effects of addiction. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

The Risk Assessment of Suicidal Clients

CE Credit: 5.5

This workshop will first provide an overview of the demographic, historical and clinical suicide risk factors with a focus on high risk groups such as elderly, veterans and sexual minorities. More

5 hours 30 minutes
  • $137.50

Orientation to ICD Diagnosis

CE Credit: 3

This program offers an overview of the World Health Organization’s International Classification of Diseases (ICD); an introduction to the ICD-10-CM set of diagnostic codes that will be required for billing and health information in the U.S. on 10/1/2014; and a preview of ICD-11 which is currently under development. More

3 hours
  • $80.00

DSM-5: The Journey

CE Credit: 3

This presentation will also address a number of controversies surrounding the DSM-5 and will provide expert perspectives on scientific issues at the core of the diagnostic criteria and their use. More


  • $75.00

Forensic Mental Health Assessment: A Principles-Based Model

CE Credit: 6

By focusing on each principle in the presentation and discussion, and providing participants with relevant scientific and professional literature, the workshop provides an opportunity to consider, debate, and draw conclusions about good forensic practice. More

6 hours
  • $150.00

Unified Protocol for the Transdiagnostic Treatment of Emotional Disorders

CE Credit: 5.5

The Unified Protocol for the Treatment of Emotional Disorders is a recently developed transdiagnostic, emotion-focused cognitive-behavioral treatment (CBT) that targets deficits in emotion regulation that occur across the neurotic spectrum. More

5 hours 30 minutes
  • $137.50

Ethical Thinking—Beyond Compliance to Wisdom: A Conversation with Dr. Richard Kilburg

CE Credit: 1

Based on the model of executive wisdom outlined in his 2006 book, Dr. Kilburg discusses the fundamental processes by which ethical decisions are made and ethical behavior chosen. More

45 minutes
  • $25.00

Capacity, Commitment and Character-Creating and Sustaining Leadership Worth Following: A Conversation with Dr. Dale Thompson

CE Credit: 1

Based on his model of character and leadership, Dr. Thompson discusses the leader's role in promoting an organization’s ethical culture and the character of the leader that supports that role. More

1 hour
  • $25.00

Ethical Leadership in Mental Health Care Settings—A Psychologist-Manager's Dilemma: A Conversation with Dr. Beth Mitchell

CE Credit: 1

Based on her experience in leading multi-disciplinary programs in a health care setting, Dr. Mitchell discusses the application of ethical decision making processes to client care, budgeting, staffing, and program development. More

45 minutes
  • $25.00

Ethical Leadership in Higher Education—Habits of Mind of the Psychologist-Manager: A Conversation with Dr. John Martello

CE Credit: 1

Dr. Martello, Vice Provost of UMBC and Chairman and CEO of UMBC Training Centers will discuss the ethical response of the psychologist-manager in the development, implementation, and evaluation of organizational policy. More

45 minutes
  • $25.00

Quality Improvement

This series of lectures will help psychologist understand what QI is, and how it is relevant to many aspects of psychology. The series is broken three different sections targeting the basics of QI, basic tools used in QI, and successful stories of QI. More

2 hours
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Understanding the DSM-5 and the ICD: What Every Practitioner Needs to Know

CE Credit: 4

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) has undergone substantial revision across its sixty years of evolution, with the latest version (DSM-5) continuing that tradition in substantial ways. More

4 hours
  • $75.00

When Pornography is an Issue: Innovative Approaches to Couples Counseling & Psychotherapy

CE Credit: 3

Most therapy criticizes porn use while legitimizing the grievances of the porn consumer’s partner. As patients struggle around issues of privacy, trust, fidelity, and autonomy, remaining non-judgmental can be difficult. This workshop focuses on treating intrapsychic conflicts and power struggles over porn use. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

PsycAdvocate® Module Series - Module 1: Introduction to Advocacy

Module One begins with an introduction to advocacy and includes an overview of the APA Government Relations Offices, how APA determines its federal legislative and policy priorities, and how psychologists and psychology students can get involved. More

15 minutes
  • $0.00

PsycAdvocate® Module Series - Module 2: Introduction to the U.S. Federal Government

CE Credit: 1

Module Two provides a review of the structure of the U.S. federal government and explains the responsibilities of each of the three separate governing bodies. More

1 hour
  • $25.00

PsycAdvocate® Module Series - Module 3: U.S. Federal Legislative & Regulatory Processes

CE Credit: 1

Module Three focuses on the federal legislative process, including the authorizing and the budget and appropriations processes. This module also discusses the regulatory process. More

1 hour
  • $25.00

PsycAdvocate® Module Series - Module 4: Effectively Informing & Influencing Policymakers

CE Credit: 1

Module Four presents the essential elements needed for any successful legislative strategy. It also identifies factors that can motivate legislators and how the psychology community can use these to best inform and influence the legislative process. More

1 hour
  • $25.00

PsycAdvocate® Module Series - Module 5: State and Local Advocacy & the Value of Political Activities

CE Credit: 1

Module Five, the last in the series, provides an overview of the role of advocacy at the state and local levels, as well as a discussion of the importance and value of participating in political activities. More

45 minutes
  • $25.00

The Reconceptualization of Eating Disorders in the DSM-5

CE Credit: 3

The DSM-5 represents a substantial revision in the conceptualization of the Eating Disorders. The combination of the Feeding Disorders of Infancy, Childhood, and Early Adolescence and the Eating Disorders provides an historic opportunity for the integration of disorders that were previously regarded as unrelated. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

The Heat of the Moment in Treatment: Mindful Management of Difficult Clients

CE Credit: 3

Clinicians working with challenging populations and those whose work challenges their coping capacities, need help beyond admonitions of "self-care" and seeking supervision. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Managing Risk in Everyday Practice: The Ethics of Being a Psychologist in the Real World

CE Credit: 3

Most licensed psychologists are required to take continuing education on the topic of ethics. But wouldn’t it be nice to go beyond just reviewing basic concepts you learned back in graduate school and when you were studying for your licensing exams? More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Making Professional Ethics Practical

CE Credit: 3

Using case examples, discussion, and lecture, participants in this workshop will review models of ethical decision-making relevant to mental health practice. Special emphasis will be placed on developing professionals’ understanding of decision-maki More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Competencies for Psychological Practice in Primary Care

This workshop will familiarize participants with the recently developed Competencies for Psychological Practice in Primary Care. An overview of the process of the development of this document will be offered at the start of the session. More

2 hours
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Foundations for Psychological Practice with Transgender & Gender Nonconforming (TGNC) Clients

CE Credit: 1

This program will introduce participants to the foundational knowledge regarding the experiences of transgender and gender nonconforming people. The program will also provide basic information about trans-affirmative approaches to research, supervision, and clinical work. More

1 hour
  • $25.00

Moving Your Psychology Practice to Primary Care and Specialty Medical Settings: Competencies, Collaborations and Contracts

CE Credit: 3

U.S. health care reform emphasizes integrated teams in physical and mental health care delivery in both public and private sectors. This workshop will focus on psychologists who are actively considering moving their practice to adult, pediatric, or specialty medical settings. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Concussion on the Cutting Edge: Evidence-based Comprehensive Approach from Assessment to Treatment

CE Credit: 3

This workshop presents a cutting-edge, comprehensive, evidence-based approach to concussion. The presenter will cover topics from assessment to treatment including: signs/symptoms, neurocognitive testing, vestibular and ocular motor assessments, neuroimaging, prognosis, risk factors, return to activity, exertion protocols, therapies, and treatments. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Infidelity: After An Affair, Who Owns The Relationship?

CE Credit: 3

After an affair, does one person gain the right to whatever information they want? Does the unfaithful person have to leave the family home? Who decides if the kids are told—and what they’re told? Marty Klein contends that supporting the dignity More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Promoting Successful and Healthy Adult Development and Aging

CE Credit: 3

This workshop will focus on what clinicians should know about the promotion of successful and healthy adult development and aging. Because clinicians are in their day-to-day work mostly exposed to the “dark side” of the human aging process, the workshop will highlight that the majority of adults actually grow old without major physical or psychological impairments. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Introduction to Mindfulness-Based Cognitive-Behavioral Conjoint Therapy for PTSD

CE Credit: 3

This workshop presents an evidence-based cognitive-behavioral conjoint therapy for the treatment of PTSD and relationship functioning (CBCT for PTSD). CBCT has been adapted for Veterans returning from conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan to include mindfulness training and a couples group retreat. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Caregiver Family Therapy: An Integrative Intervention for Family Caregivers

CE Credit: 3

Oftentimes, caregivers experience increased burden and distress while the care recipient struggles to adapt. This impact reverberates throughout the family. Psychologists can help families address the challenges and opportunities of caregiving, and navigate the transitions. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

A New Therapy for Each Patient: Evidence-Based Methods to Tailor Treatment to the Individual Client

CE Credit: 3

Psychotherapy will maximize its effectiveness by targeting the most powerful sources of change: the therapeutic relationship and the patient him/herself. This workshop will provide integrative methods for adapting or tailoring therapy to individual clients and their singular contexts. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Workplace Bullying: Behaviors, Impact, Prevention and Response

CE Credit: 1.5

This course will begin with a brief overview of APA’s Psychologically Healthy Workplace model as an overarching framework and context for the remainder of the sessions, followed by a comprehensive overview of workplace bullying, including common bullying behaviors, their impact on organizations and individuals, potential preventive and responsive actions, and relevant legal and policy issues. Learning Objective 1Describe the dynamics and impact of workplace bullying from both individual and organizational perspectives. Learning Objective 2Explain potential preventive and responsive measures from an organizational standpoint. Learning Objective 3Discuss the legal and policy environment relative to workplace bullying in the U.S. Presenters: David W. More

1 hour 30 minutes
  • $52.50

Workplace Health Promotion – the Good, the Bad and the Exceptional!

CE Credit: 1

What sets the stage for wellness programs at work to be successful and how does one gauge success? This session explores the case for wellness programs at work and design considerations that will differentiate between the good, the bad and the truly exceptional programs. More

1 hour
  • $35.00

Improving the Work-Life Interface Requires a Joint Effort

CE Credit: 1.5

This course focuses on ways that organizations can improve the work-life interface for employees. It emphasizes the importance of the utilization of a joint effort between employer and employees, recognizing that there is no one-size-fits-all approach to the issue of work-life balance. More

1 hour 30 minutes
  • $52.50

What Psychologists Should Know About Working with Older Adults

CE Credit: 7

This intermediate workshop increases the competencies of psychologists' work with older adults, drawing on the growing literature on psychological assessment and evidence-based treatment. The content focuses on: (a) unique aspects of managing professional practice with older patients, (b) assessment and treatment of late-life depression and anxiety, (c) cognitive disorders and differential diagnosis of dementias, and (d) psychological and behavioral interventions for elders at the highest and lowest ends of the continuum of function, exploring normal aging through serious impairment due to illness or dementia. Learning Objective 1Identify symptoms of depression and anxiety among older adults and apply appropriate assessment and treatment techniques for these conditions. More

6 hours
  • $120.00

Bipolar Disorder in Children and Adolescents: DSM-5 and Beyond

CE Credit: 7

Bipolar disorder in youths has been controversial. This intermediate workshop updates key issues, including: DSM-5 changes to mood disorder criteria, whether bipolar appears differently in children versus adults, rates of bipolar in different settings, what issues make accurate diagnosis especially challenging, how to use specialized measures to diagnose bipolar more accurately, and how to use emotion-regulation and other techniques to treat pediatric bipolar disorder. More

6 hours
  • $120.00

Effective Psychological Consultation in the Inpatient Medical Setting

CE Credit: 4

This introductory workshop provides basic skills for consultation with medical (not psychiatric) inpatients. Participants will learn to address referral questions with a comprehensive consultation. Participants will also learn about medical problems that present with psychological symptoms, psychological symptoms that may occur secondary to a medical diagnosis or because of a medical treatment, and how to assess decisional capacity. More

4 hours
  • $80.00

The Duty to Protect: Ethical, Legal, and Professional Considerations

CE Credit: 4

Duty-to-protect situations are among the most stressful clinical events. These already difficult situations are complicated when the professional/trainee is laboring under misunderstandings about her or his ethical and legal obligations and when the clinician/trainee does not know how to respond when a potential duty arises. More

4 hours
  • $80.00

Involving Minors in Decisions About Medical and Mental Health Care

CE Credit: 4

Psychologists are faced with countless situations where they must help to determine how much to include minors in decision making about medical and mental/behavioral health care and how to work with families in which parents and minors do not agree. This intermediate workshop reviews the legal, ethical, developmental, and clinical considerations for involving minors in decision making — including relevant science in the areas of adolescent decision making, risk-taking, and brain development — and poses clinical case examples for interaction with participants. More

4 hours
  • $80.00

Chronic Pain: The Interface Between Medicine and Psychology

CE Credit: 4

Recent evidence clearly demonstrates that psychosocial variables are the best predictors of medical outcomes. Psychologists will increasingly find themselves in collaborative roles with medical colleagues to inform treatment. This introductory workshop will describe the role of the psychologist in the medical setting using fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis and addiction in chronic pain as examples. More

4 hours
  • $80.00

Arts and Health & Health Care Reform

CE Credit: 2.5

This program demonstrates the power of the arts for health, and shows how it can be a cost-effective, powerful contribution to the new understanding of health and healthcare reform for psychologists. Dr. Serlin presents an overview of theories and methods of the arts in health and Dr. More

3 hours
  • $62.50

Insomnia Across the Adult Life Span: Diagnosis, Assessment, and Treatment

CE Credit: 4

Insomnia is among the most prevalent disorders in DSM-V, and poor sleep is a risk factor for anxiety, depression/suicide, and substance abuse. This introductory workshop surveys evidence-based insomnia treatments — sleep hygiene, stimulus control, sleep restriction/compression, relaxation and cognitive therapy — as applied to primary insomnia and special populations, including older adults, and comorbid insomnia. More

4 hours
  • $80.00

Psychotherapy for Cardiac Patients: Behavioral Cardiology in Practice

CE Credit: 4

This intermediate workshop teaches clinicians how to adapt psychotherapy interventions for cardiac patients. Negative emotions are associated with cardiac morbidity and mortality. Using videotaped segments of patient interviews, the workshop leader will illustrate differences in psychological adjustment issues between major cardiac subgroups, comparing patients diagnosed with aetherosclerotic-based disease, arrhythmia, congestive heart failure and heart transplant. More

4 hours
  • $80.00

Disaster Ethics: The Road Beyond Good Intentions

CE Credit: 2

The nature of disaster response requires an ability to quickly assess, adapt, and act under chaotic conditions and provides unique challenges to maintaining ethical practice. In a disaster, psychologists practice outside the traditional office, classroom or clinic environment and provide services “in the field”. More

2 hours
  • $45.00

2014 CE Workshop Healthcare Bundle (Punchcard)

5 healthcare workshops from APA's 122nd Convention were recorded and are now available as video on-demand recordings. For a limited-time, purchase these recordings as a bundle at a special discounted price ($295)! More


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Navigating the Changing Health Care Terrain: Practice Opportunities for Psychologists in Patient-Centered Medical Homes

CE Credit: 2

The concept of patient centered medical home (PCMH) has been widely embraced as an essential component of the re-design of healthcare and has become firmly rooted in the emerging landscape of care delivery. This presentation will provide an orientation to PCMH and the potential contributions of psychologists in the areas of clinical practice, education, program development and evaluation, quality improvement, research, care coordination, and leadership. More

2 hours
  • $45.00

Understanding the ICD-10-CM: Practical Concepts and Considerations in the DSM-5 Crossover

CE Credit: 3

The impending HIPAA mandates will require the use of ICD-10-CM diagnostic codes later this year. This workshop provides an overview of the distinctive organization and application of the ICD-10-CM and key features that distinguish it from the DSM-5. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Couples Therapy for Domestic Violence: Finding Safe Solutions

CE Credit: 3

Clinicians face difficult decisions about treatment when couples report intimate partner violence (IPV). How do they know when conjoint treatment is a reasonable course of action? What safeguards need to be in place to work with such couples? The presenter will identify best practices regarding couple’s therapy with those who have experienced IPV. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Growing and Sustaining a Private Practice: Opportunities Are Where You Find Them and Where You Make Them

CE Credit: 3

There are forces that impinge on the ability to develop a successful independent practice. These include lack of training in the business of practice, cognitive distortions on the part of clinicians regarding how a practice “has to be” and a lack of recognition of possible practice opportunities that utilize the doctoral-level clinician’s entire skill set. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Serving Military Veterans: Understanding Their Experiences and Clinical Implications

CE Credit: 3

With more than 2.3 million Americans now having deployed to the warzones in Iraq and Afghanistan, the prevalence of psychological problems in the veteran population is an increasingly significant public health problem. Mental health clinicians need to understand the unique experiences and needs of this population, whether they are treating the veterans themselves or working with their partners and families. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Train the Trainer: Memory Training for Seniors

CE Credit: 3

This workshop will present an overview of memory training research and prepare psychologists to offer an empirically-validated memory training program for older adults. Participants will learn about the key elements to include in an effective memory intervention for older adults, using the award-winning Everyday Memory Clinic training program as a model of a comprehensive approach (focusing on attention, strategies, and memory beliefs). More

3 hours
  • $65.00

A Manualized Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Group for Diverse Addictive Behaviors

CE Credit: 3

This workshop presents a manualized cognitive–behavioral therapy addictions group (CBTAG) for diverse addictions, including drug, alcohol, tobacco, gambling, spending, and Internet addictions. Theory and research are presented for group therapy and cognitive–behavioral therapy of addictive behaviors. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained: Ethics, Professional Judgment and Therapeutic Risk-Taking with Clients with High-Risk Behaviors

CE Credit: 3

Working with clients who have high-risk behaviors can be extraordinarily challenging. Caution can minimize risk but preclude meaningful change, while accepting risk can increase the likelihood of serious harm to self or others. This workshop provides a framework for: distinguishing different domains bearing upon professional judgment (clinical, ethical, legal, risk management); taking into account personal approaches to risk perception, tolerance and aversion; addressing differences on how to proceed among individuals involved in a case; and, crafting strategies for movement of “stuck” or highly concerning cases. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Testing Accommodations for People with Disabilities: Research-Based Practice

CE Credit: 3

This workshop will review the details of the laws affecting testing accommodations (primarily the Americans with Disabilities Act and various special education laws), and actual cases that have been adjudicated in court. Participants will learn the recent empirical research that has investigated the effects of various accommodations on the test performance of individuals with and without various disabilities. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Are You Ready for the ICD-10-CM? Practical Concepts and Considerations in the DSM-5 Crossover Part I

CE Credit: 3

This workshop provides a cofontext for understanding the ICD-10-CM in relation to the DSM-5. It is designed for pressionals who are comfortable with the DSM-5 and are interested in understanding the way it which it articulates with the ICD-10-CM. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Understanding the DSM-5 in the Era of the ICD-10-CM: What Practitioners Need to Know

CE Credit: 3

Part of the 2015 International Classification of Diseases (ICD) Online Series. This program was orignially webcast on June 3, 2015, and is now available on-demand. The recent revision of the DSM (Fifth Edition), together with the federal mandates to begin using ICD-10-CM codes, has introduced confusion and uncertainty into field. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Are You Ready for the ICD-10-CM? Practical Concepts and Considerations in the DSM-5 Crossover Part II

CE Credit: 3

This workshop provides a working understanding the ICD-10-CM in relation to the DSM-5. This workshop builds upon Part I of the program, but covers different sets of disorders and can be completed independently. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder and the Neurodevelopmental Disorders in the DSM-5

CE Credit: 3

The DSM-5 introduces a sweeping array of changes into its new section of Neurodevelopmental Disorders which replace the earlier chapter on Disorders of Childhood, Infancy and Early Adolescence. In its place is a category that introduces the newly conceptualized Autism Spectrum Disorder, which itself replaces previous designations of autistic disorder, pervasive developmental disorder and Asperger's disorder, to name a few. Revisions to ADHD appear in this section, as does the newly reconceptualized category of Intellectual Disabilities. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Cognitive Therapy for Complicated Depression: From Action to Insight and Back to Action

CE Credit: 3

The goal of cognitive therapy is to help patients learn to recognize the role that inaccurate beliefs and problematic information processing strategies play in generating their negative affect and maladaptive behaviors. The workshop will describe strategies for helping patients increase their level of engagement with potential sources of reinforcement (behavioral activation) and learning to test the accuracy of their own beliefs (cognitive restructuring). More

3 hours
  • $65.00

The Challenges of Community Violence: Offering Psychological Support Amid Racial and Ethnic Conflict

CE Credit: 3

This workshop will discuss the ways in which psychologists can be most helpful to communities, both those struggling in the aftermath of events, and as a proactive resource for initiating discussions pre-emptively. Viewing the practice of psychology’s supportive, therapeutic work in these scenarios through the disciplinary perspective of anthropology, the workshop will build upon theories and research in cultural models, systems dynamics and power studies to suggest a path toward healing when we, as practitioners, are implicated in the very struggles we seek to resolve. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Attachment-Based Family Therapy (ABFT) Introductory Workshop

CE Credit: 3

This workshop will review the theory, research and clinical strategies of Attachment-Based Family Therapy (ABFT). ABFT is a manualized, empirically supported family therapy, designed to target family and individual processes associated with adolescent depression and suicide. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Worry and Subtle Forms of OCD: When Rational Refutation and Coping Skills Are Counterproductive

CE Credit: 3

Understanding the functional relationship between anxiety-producing and anxiety- reducing thoughts has led to treatment that bypasses apparently meaningful content of obsessional thinking in favour of directly addressing the processes that maintain and exacerbate anxiety. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Forgiveness in Psychotherapy: Emerging Research and Clinical Applications

CE Credit: 3

Scientific research on forgiveness has recently intensified with nearly two thousand empirical studies including more than fifty treatment studies. This research shows, in general, forgiveness is positively associated with mental and physical health. Surveys also show most therapists view forgiveness as potentially constructive in certain cases. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Clinical Supervision in Health Service Psychology: Applications of the APA Guidelines

CE Credit: 3

This program details the APA Guidelines for Clinical Supervision in Health Service Psychology and their application. The guidelines articulate optimal performance expectations for psychologists who supervise. They are based on the belief that supervisors strive to be competent as supervisors and use a competency-based and meta-theoretical (any theoretical or practice modality) approach in the provision of supervision. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Therapeutic Opioid Addiction: When Chronic Pain and Addiction Collide

CE Credit: 3

This workshop presents an overview of the challenge of chronic pain and co-occurring therapeutic opioid use disorders and the role of psychologists in identification and management. The workshop reviews empirical literature related to chronic pain and opioid use disorders, strategies to screen for opioid use disorders and guidelines for diagnostic evaluation of chronic pain patients undergoing chronic opioid therapy. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Religious Tolerance & Discrimination with Emphasis on Islamophobia: Sanctified Violence & Framing Muslims

CE Credit: 1.5

Sanctified Violence This presentation briefly reviews research on the impact of sacred values on the deployment of violence and argues that contemporary religiously motivated violent groups differ significantly from previous violent groups motivated primarily by political, economic or ethno-nationalistic concerns. More

1 hour
  • $37.50

Part 2: Practice-Based Dialectical Behavior Therapy: Making DBT Work in Your Setting with Your Clients

CE Credit: 7

This seminar will teach you DBT from theory to application with up-to-date, accessible teaching and experiential exercises that emphasize evidence-based practice and therapeutic factors rather than rote adherence to a manual. More

8 hours
  • $189.00

2 Part Bundle: Practice-Based Dialectical Behavior Therapy: Making DBT Work in Your Setting with Your Clients

CE Credit: 14

$350 FOR BOTH PARTS (special bundle discounted pricing) - Therapists of all levels will learn DBT essentials to integrate into their own practice, to confidently practice from a DBT orientation, and to continue their own personal development as a DBT therapist. More


  • $350.00

The New Age of Aging: Contemporary Advances in Geroscience

CE Credit: 2

Revolutionary advances in aging research have underscored the imminent promise of substantial increases in the human Healthspan, the period of time that we remain healthy. This live webcast brings leading researchers into a discussion of the findings and implications associated with substantial increases in the length of healthy human life. More

2 hours
  • $45.00

Module 1: Assessment, Engagement, and Ethical Considerations

CE Credit: 1

This one-hour program is the first of a four part APA series on Serious Mental illness and Severe Emotional Disturbance (SMI/SED). The series is based on the Curriculum developed by APA for SAMHSA’s Recovery to Practice initiative. The Curriculum is a tool to provide pre- and post-doctoral trainees with state of the art instruction on new approaches and treatments for individuals diagnosed with serious mental illnesses (SMI); it is also an update and review for more seasoned practitioners. More

1 hour
  • $25.00

Module 2: Clinical Interventions and Ethical Issues

CE Credit: 1

This one-hour program is the second of a four part APA series on Serious Mental illness and Severe Emotional Disturbance (SMI/SED). The series is based on the Curriculum developed by APA for SAMHSA’s Recovery to Practice initiative. The Curriculum is a tool to provide pre- and post-doctoral trainees with state of the art instruction on new approaches and treatments for individuals diagnosed with serious mental illnesses (SMI); it is also an update and review for more seasoned practitioners. More

1 hour
  • $25.00

Module 3: Interventions for Special Populations-Specialized Training for Ethical Practice

CE Credit: 1

This one-hour program is the third of a four part APA series on Serious Mental illness and Severe Emotional Disturbance (SMI/SED). The series is based on the Curriculum developed by APA for SAMHSA’s Recovery to Practice initiative. The Curriculum is a tool to provide pre- and post-doctoral trainees with state of the art instruction on new approaches and treatments for individuals diagnosed with serious mental illnesses (SMI); it is also be an update and review for more seasoned practitioners. More

1 hour
  • $25.00

Module 4: Interventions for Management & Policy Positions – Ethical Responsibilities and Training the Next Generation of Psychologists

CE Credit: 1

This one-hour program is the fourth of a four part APA series on Serious Mental illness and Severe Emotional Disturbance (SMI/SED). The series is based on the Curriculum developed by APA for SAMHSA’s Recovery to Practice initiative. The Curriculum is a tool to provide pre- and post-doctoral trainees with state of the art instruction on new approaches and treatments for individuals diagnosed with serious mental illnesses (SMI); it is also an update and review for more seasoned practitioners. More

1 hour
  • $25.00

Part 1: Practice-Based Dialectical Behavior Therapy: Making DBT Work in Your Setting with Your Clients

CE Credit: 7

This seminar will teach you DBT from theory to application with up-to-date, accessible teaching and experiential exercises that emphasize evidence-based practice and therapeutic factors rather than rote adherence to a manual. More

8 hours
  • $189.00

Advancing Skills in Motivational Interviewing: Cultivating Change Talk

CE Credit: 3

This fast-paced, interactive session will help participants consider the importance of client language within the change process and enhance abilities to soften sustain talk and cultivate change talk. Participants will have an opportunity to practice strategies for recognizing, eliciting and reinforcing client momentum toward behavior change. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Best Practices for Treating Transgender Persons and Their Families

CE Credit: 4

This introductory workshop presents current perspectives on etiology, diagnosis, ethical responsibilities, and best practices for integrated treatment of transgender clients. The state-of-the-art approaches to hormone replacement therapy, surgical and other physical interventions, providing mental health services, and collaborating with others for social support with which mental health professionals working with transgender clients and their families must be familiar are discussed along with legal changes More

3 hours 30 minutes
  • $80.00

Advances in Addressing Violence --- Assessment, Attachment, and Treatment

CE Credit: 7

Potentially violent people pose significant challenges for clinicians at all levels of care. This intermediate workshop provides a developmentally informed model for understanding violence and its relationship to emotional disturbance, mental illness, and substance abuse. More

6 hours 10 minutes
  • $120.00

Understanding and Working With People From Arab and Middle Eastern Backgrounds

CE Credit: 4

With the increase of the migration waves and influx of war refugees from the Middle East and North Africa, professional helpers and mental health providers are in greater need for better cultural understanding and clinical skills to work with these populations. More

3 hours 20 minutes
  • $80.00

Applying Theory and Research on LGBT Positive Psychology to Practice With Diverse Populations

CE Credit: 4

This introductory workshop provides an in-depth exploration of the three-pillar model of positive psychology (character strengths, subjective experiences, positive social institutions) and its application to work with sexual and gender minority clients. The interactive discussion focuses on theory and empirical literature in psychology relevant to the three strengths in LGBT individuals and the role of the strengths in creating resilient clients. More

3 hours 40 minutes
  • $80.00

Falling From Grace: Resilience in the New America

CE Credit: 3

Coming soon!. More


  • $none

Technology-Based Behavioral Addictions: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

CE Credit: 3

The DSM-5 has recently recognized Gambling Disorder as the first-ever behavioral disorder, and included it in its chapter on Substance Related and Other Addictive Disorders. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Mindfulness-Based Interventions in the Treatment of Substance Use Disorders

CE Credit: 3

This workshop provides an introduction to mindfulness-based interventions to increase awareness of triggers and automatic reactions in the service of reducing heavy drinking and drug use, as well as the risk of relapse to substance use following treatment. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Power Dynamics in Intimate and Sexual Relationships

CE Credit: 3

This workshop will examine how adults use power—and how we can help clients see and change their dynamics. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Fundamental Principles and Emerging Issues in Ethics: Part I

CE Credit: 3

This workshop is the first of a two-part series on fundamental principles and emerging ethical issues in clinical practice. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Fundamental Principles and Emerging Issues in Ethics: Part II

CE Credit: 3

This workshop continues the conversation about fundamental principles and emerging ethical issues in clinical practice. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Affirmative Counseling and Psychological Practice With Gender Diverse Clients

CE Credit: 3

In this workshop, participants will develop an understanding of the ways in which to work with gender diverse clients in a clinical practice setting. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Center for Health Program 1

CE Credit: 1

SAMPLE INDIVIDUAL PROGRAM DESCRIPTION Addictions, and in particular substance abuse, represent one of the most important health and mental health problems in our nation. Psychologists frequently encounter addictive behaviors in their practice and consultations. More

1 hour
  • $0.00

Center for Health Program 2

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1 hour
  • $0.00

Center for Health Program 3

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1 hour
  • $0.00

Treating Children With Mood and Comorbid Disorders

CE Credit: 3

This workshop is designed to teach fundamentals of providing psychoeducational psychotherapy (PEP) to youth with mood disorders and comorbid conditions in either a multi-family (MF-PEP) or individual-family (IF-PEP) format. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Clinical Supervision Through a New Lens

CE Credit: 3

With growing recognition that supervision is a distinct professional practice, requiring specific targeted training, has come specific guidelines and practice standards. This workshop is designed to provide participants a framework of competency-based supervision, new guidelines and best practices, including the most current perspectives and developments through vignettes and interactive problem-solving exercises. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Center for Health Program

CE Credit: 6 (upon completion of all modules)

SAMPLE PROGRAM DESCRIPTION Over the past few decades great advances have been made towards understanding the psychology of substance use disorders (SUDs) and addictions. This five-part series is designed to provide psychologists and psychology students with cutting-edge information about SUDs and addictive behaviors. More


  • $0.00

Concepts in the Treatment of the Chronic Pain Triad: Pain, Insomnia and Emotional Distress

CE Credit: 3

It is not uncommon for a patient to appear at a therapist’s practice and describe experiencing chronic pain together with difficulties sleeping, stress and mood issues. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Using Technology in Clinical Practice (TCP)

CE Credit: 2

Technology-enhanced tools can complement and enhance clinical practice, and are increasingly integrated into behavioral healthcare. This course provides important knowledge and skills to help clinicians navigate the opportunities, considerations, and challenges associated with the use of technology in their work. More

2 hours
  • $35.00

Dual Loyalty in Security Settings: Challenges for Psychologists

CE Credit: 3

Working in security settings such as jails, prisons, immigration detention and national security facilities is difficult. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

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

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

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 - 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

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

Understanding Trauma and Stress Disorders – Live-webcast, January 19, 2018, 1-4 pm ET

CE Credit: 3

Trauma and Stress Disorders have gained diagnostic ascendency in the DSM-5, distinguishing themselves from the categories of Anxiety Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders, and Dissociative Disorders. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Interviewing for Faculty Jobs: The "Campus Visit" - Live-webcast, January 26, 2018, 11:00 am-12:30 pm, ET

CE Credit: 1.5

This is the first part of the Academic Career Education Series. Campus Visits (aka: job interviews) typically involve mission-critical meetings with deans, department chairs, search committees, graduate students, lunch and dinner meetings, and conversations with a variety of other faculty and constituents across campus, in addition to the “crown jewel” of the campus visit: the job talk. More

1 hour 30 minutes
  • $0.00

How to Increase Your Writing Productivity–Live-webcast, January 26, 2018, 1:00-2:30 pm, ET

CE Credit: 1.5

This is the second part of the Acedemic Career Education Series. To be successful in academia, it’s not enough to be able to conduct quality research; you also have to make time to disseminate it. The primary mechanism for dissemination is through research published in peer-reviewed journals. More

1 hour 30 minutes
  • $0.00

Lessons Learned in Academic Psychology: Tales of an Early Career Academic–Live-webcast, January 26, 2018, 3:00-4:30 pm, ET

CE Credit: 1.5

This is the third part of the Acedemic Career Education Series. Have you ever found yourself saying, “If I’d only known then, what I know now?” Well, now you can. The purpose of this workshop is to help you avoid trial-and-error learning by providing you key tips for maximizing your professional functioning in four key areas: 1) Writing, Research, and Grants, 2) Teaching and Evaluation, 3) Service and Support, and 4) Balance and Burnout. More

1 hour 30 minutes
  • $0.00

Keeping Secrets: The Complicated Ethics of Conditional Confidentiality – Live-webcast, February 16, 2018, 1-4 pm ET

CE Credit: 3

Our Ethics Code allows us to offer only "conditional" confidentiality. But if we do not always protect confidences, how can we “respect the rights of individuals to … confidentiality” (Aspirational Ethical Principle E)? More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Applying Brief Motivational Interviewing in Healthcare Settings: From Engaging to Planning -– Live-webcast, April 20, 2018, 1-4 pm ET

CE Credit: 3

Motivational Interviewing is an evidence-based conversational style that enhances a person’s readiness for positive changes. It has been increasingly used in healthcare settings to help strengthen patients’ sense of importance and confidence in making healthy choices, which can include physical activity, nutrition, medication adherence, appointment attendance, smoking cessation, and use of preventive services. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Enhancing Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder - Live-webcast, March 16, 2018, 1-4 pm ET

CE Credit: 3

Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) consisting of exposure and ritual prevention (EX/RP) is a highly effective treatment for individuals with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). However, some patients are not helped by this treatment or experience only a minimal reduction in symptoms. More

3 hours
  • $65.00