APA Practice program highlights at the 2011 APA Annual Convention

Practice-related programming during the 2011 APA Convention August 4-7

By Communications Staff

August 2, 2011—This program list includes sessions during the American Psychological Association (APA) 2011 Convention in Washington, D.C., with which staff from the Practice Directorate are integrally involved.

Additional practice-related programming is available in the PracticeUpdate e-newsletter, and on the APA convention site online.

Tuesday August 2 and Wednesday August 3

9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (both days) at the Renaissance Hotel, Congressional Hall B

Pre-Convention Workshop: Core Training in Parenting Coordination
Co-sponsored by the Maryland Psychological Association and the American Psychological Association Practice Organization (APAPO).
Includes Networking Reception on Tuesday
CE Credit: 12 hours

Participants: Paul Berman, PhD
Robin M. Deutsch, PhD
Giselle Hass, PsyD
Shirley Ann Higuchi, JD
Joan B. Kelly, PhD
Matthew J. Sullivan, PhD

Thursday August 4

11:00 a.m – 12:50 p.m. at the Convention Center, Room 152B

Understanding the Complexities of Disaster Mental Health Response: The American Red Cross, US Government and APA’s Disaster Response Network
Sponsored by Division 1 – Society for General Psychology and Division 56 – Trauma Psychology 

Chair: Raymond F. Hanbury, PhD
Participants: Valerie Cole, PhD
Jon T. Perez, PhD
Merritt D. Schreiber, PhD
Susan C. MacLane, MS
Daniel W. Dodgen, PhD
Terri H. Spear, MEd
Discussant: Gilbert Reyes, PhD

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m at the Convention Center Exhibit Hall, Practice Booth

Meet the Executive Director – Featuring Katherine C. Nordal, PhD, APA Executive Director for Professional Practice

Friday August 5

11:00 a.m – 11:50 a.m. at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, Roosevelt Room

Social Hour: Colleague Assistance Social Hour – Advisory Committee on Colleague Assistance
Meet and Greet

12:00 p.m. – 12:50 p.m. at the Convention Center, Room 154B

Symposium: Colleague Assistance Across the States – Various Program Models and Lessons Learned
Sponsored by APA Board of Professional Affairs 

Chair: Diane Bridgeman, PhD
Participants: Susan Lazaroff, JD
Wendy Plante, PhD
Diane Bridgeman, PhD

12:00 p.m. – 12:50 p.m at the Convention Center, Room 149B

Rural Health – Future Directions in Practice and Research
Sponsored by APA Committee for the Advancement of Professional Practice
CE Credit: 1 hour 

Chair: James L. Werth, PhD
Participants: Kristi S. van Sickle, PsyD
Sid E. O’Bryant, PhD
Paul L. Craig, PhD

1:00 p.m. – 1:50 p.m at the Convention Center, Room 143A

2011 APA Award for Distinguished Professional Contributions – Institutional Practice
Sponsored by APA 

Chair: Steven M. Tovian, PhD
Participant: Ronald H. Rozensky, PhD

1:00 p.m – 1:50 p.m at the Convention Center, Room 144B

Psychologists as Meaningful Users of EHRs
Sponsored by APA Board of Professional Affairs
CE Credit: 1 hour 

Chair: Stacey Larson, PsyD, JD
Participants: Elena J. Eisman, EdD
Nancy Lane, PhD
David R. Wanser, PhD

1:00 p.m. – 1:50 p.m at the Convention Center, Room 204C

Taking Psychology to Work – Promoting Employee Well-Being and Organization Performance
Sponsored by APA Committee for the Advancement of Professional Practice

Chair:                      David W. Ballard, PsyD, MBA

1:00 p.m. – 4:50 p.m at the Hyatt Regency Washington Hotel, Third Floor Conference Level, Bryce Room

Half-Day CE Workshop: Rural Mental Health Service Delivery: Challenges and Opportunities
CE Credits: 4 hours

Registration required 

Participants: James L. Werth, PhD
Kristi S. van Sickle, PsyD
Sid E. O’Bryant, PhD
Diana L. Prescott, PhD
Tawa M. Witko

2:00 p.m. – 2:50 p.m. at the Convention Center, Room 143B

Psychology’s Role in Healthy People 2020 – Implications and Opportunities for Psychological Practice, Research, and Policy
Sponsored by APA Board of Professional Affairs, APA Board of Scientific Affairs and APA Committee for the Advancement of Professional Practice
CE Credit: 1 hour 

Chair: Susan D. Cochran, PhD
Participants: Vickie M. Mays, PhD, MPH
W. Rodney Hammond, PhD
Discussant: Ron Manderscheid, PhD

2:00 p.m. – 2:50 p.m at the Convention Center, Room 158

2011 APA Award for Distinguished Professional Contributions – Independent Practice
Sponsored by APA 

Chair: Sally R. Cameron
Participant: Antonio E. Puente, PhD

2:00 p.m – 2:50 p.m. at the Convention Center, Room 156

Symposium: Honoring the 10th Anniversary of 9/11 – APA Disaster Response Network
Sponsored by APA Committee for the Advancement of Professional Practice 

Participants: Raymond F. Hanbury, PhD
Donna M. Hastings, PsyD
Richard A. Heaps, PhD
H. Katherine O’Neill, PhD
David Romano, PhD
R. Kevin Rowell, PhD
Suzan Stafford, EdD

2:00 p.m – 3:50 p.m. at the Convention Center, Room 143C

Symposium: Clinical Practice in America Today
Sponsored by APA Committee for the Advancement of Professional Practice and the APA Board of Professional Affairs
CE Credit: 2 hours 

Chair: Thomas J. DeMaio, PhD
Participants: Sanford M. Portnoy, PhD
Monica Kurylo, PhD
Peter L. Sheras, PhD
Katherine C. Nordal, PhD
Pauline Wallin, PhD

2:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m. at the Convention Center, Room 144C

Evidence-Based and Emerging Interventions for Treating People with Serious Mental Illness
Sponsored by APA Committee for the Advancement of Professional Practice, Divisions 18, 12, 17, 19 and the American Psychological Association of Graduate Students (APAGS) 
CE Credit: 2 hours 

Chair: Mary A. Jansen, PhD
Participants: Jennifer Snyder, PhD
Elaine S. LeVine, PhD
Mary A. Fristad, PhD
Kim T. Mueser, PhD
Joel A. Dvoskin, PhD
Susan R. McGurk, PhD

3:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m. at the Convention Center, Room 154A

Leading Psychology into the Telehealth World – How Does it Work?
Sponsored by APA Board of Professional Affairs and APA Committee for the Advancement of Professional Practice
CE Credit: 1 hour 

Chair: Linda F. Campbell, PhD
Participants: Deborah C. Baker, JD
Adam Haim, PhD
Vanessa Jensen, PsyD

Saturday August 6

2:00 p.m. – 2:50 p.m. at the Convention Center, Room 156

2011 Distinguished Professional Contribution Award – Applied Research
Sponsored by APA 

Chair: Mark S. Kiselica, PhD
Participant: Ronald F. Levant, EdD

2:00 p.m. – 2:50 p.m. at the Convention Center, Room 144C

Symposium: PsycLINK – Resources and Tools for Your Busy Practice
Sponsored by APA Committee for the Advancement of Professional Practice 

Chair: Carol D. Goodheart, EdD
Participants: Karen Zager, PhD
Mary M. Lewis, PhD
Darryl S. Salvador, PsyD
Helen L. Coons, PhD
Discussant: Jeffrey Zimmerman, PhD

2:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m. at the Convention Center, Room 150B

Practice Guidelines in the Real World – Aspirations, Context, and Professional Judgment
Sponsored by APA Board of Professional Affairs and APA Committee on Professional Practice and Standards
CE Credit: 2 hours 

Chair: John A. Zervopoulos, PhD, JD
Participants: Lois O. Condie, PhD
Bonita G. Cade, PhD, JD
April Harris-Britt, PhD
Michael H. Fogel, PsyD

2:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m. at the Convention Center, Room 150A

Symposium: Randomized Clinical Trials – Important Research for Psychology and Clinical Practice
Sponsored by APA Board of Professional Affairs and APA Board of Scientific Affairs
CE Credit: 2 hours 

Chair: Susan D. Cochran, PhD
Participants: Peter G. Kaufman, PhD
Kenneth E. Freedland, PhD
Daniel I. Galper, PhD
Discussants: Kenneth J. Sher, PhD
Dene S. Berman, PhD

3:00 p.m. – 4:50 p.m. at the Convention Center, Room 152A

Symposium: Presidential Program – Psychotherapy Effectiveness: What Makes It Work?
Sponsored by APA Board of Directors

 

Chair: Linda F. Campbell, PhD
Participants: Bruce E. Wampold, PhD
Nadine J. Kaslow, PhD
Guillermo Bernal, PhD
Steven D. Hollon, PhD
John C. Norcross, PhD
Discussants: Katherine C. Nordal, PhD

Sunday August 7

8:00 a.m. – 3:50 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Washington Hotel, Ballroom Level, Lexington Room

Full-Day CE Workshop: Treating Adults and Adolescents with Serious Mental Illness: Using EBPs in Clinical Practice
CE Credits: 7 hours

Registration required 

Participants: Mary A. Jansen, PhD
Susan R. McGurk, PhD
Shirley M. Glynn, PhD
Kim T. Mueser, PhD
Marsali Hansen, PhD