Practice-related programming at the 2012 APA Annual Convention

If you're headed to Orlando, check out this list of program opportunities for practicing psychologists during the APA Convention Aug. 2-5
July 16, 2012—If you're headed to Orlando, check out this list of program opportunities for practicing psychologists with which the Practice Directorate and its governance groups, the Committee for the Advancement of Professional Practice (CAPP) and the Board of Professional Affairs (BPA), are integrally involved.

Preconvention programming

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Peabody Orlando Hotel, Plaza International Ballrooms D&E

Core Training in Parenting Coordination
Sponsors: American Psychological Association Practice Organization and Florida Psychological Association

Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012

9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Peabody Orlando Hotel, Plaza International Ballrooms D&E

Core Training in Parenting Coordination
Sponsors: American Psychological Association Practice Organization and Florida Psychological Association

Convention programming

Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012

2-3:50 p.m. at the Convention Center, Room W311C

Effective Advocacy and Leadership for Early Career Psychologists

Chair: Sallie E. Hildebrandt, PhD, Independent Practice, La Jolla, Calif.

Participants: Glenn A. Ally, PhD, MP, Independent Practice, Lafayette, La. Development of Leadership and Advocacy Skills for Early Career Psychologists

4-5:00 p.m. at the Convention Center, Practice Directorate Booth

Conversation Hour with Dr. Katherine C. Nordal
Practice Directorate Executive Director

Friday, Aug. 3, 2012

12-12:50 p.m. at the Convention Center, Room 108A

2012 APA Award for Distinguished Professional Contributions to Applied Research
Sponsors: APA and American Psychological Association Board of Professional Affairs

Chair: Rhonda Goldman, PhD, Argosy University, Schaumburg

Participant: Leslie S. Greenberg, PhD, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada. 

Emotions: The Great Captains of Our Lives


12-1:50 p.m. at the Convention Center, Room W107

Assisting Members of Vulnerable and Underserved Populations Affected by Natural Disasters
Sponsors: APA Committee for the Advancement of Professional PracticeAPA Board for the Advancement of Psychology in the Public InterestAPA Committee on Aging, APA Committee on Disability Issues in Psychology, APA Committee on Ethnic Minority Affairs, and APA Committee on Rural Health

Chair: James L. Werth, Jr., PhD, Radford University

Participants:
Debra Sheppard, PhD, Northern Rockies Neuropsychology, Billing, MT. Disaster Preparedness: Implications for Rural Residents
M. Dolores Cimini, PhD, University at Albany–State University of New York. Disaster Preparedness: Implications for Persons With Disabilities
Michael Cunningham, PhD, Tulane University. Disaster Preparedness: Implications for Ethnic Minority Individuals
Lisa M. Brown, PhD, University of South Florida. Disaster Preparedness: Implications for Older Adults

Discussant: Sharon L. Bowman, PhD, Ball State University


1-1:50 p.m. at the Convention Center, Room W105B

2012 APA Award for Distinguished Professional Contribution to Institutional Practice
Sponsors: APA and American Psychological Association Board of Professional Affairs

Chair: Malcolm Woodland, PhD, Superior Court of the District of Columbia, Washington, D.C.

Participant: Michael E. Barnes, PhD, Superior Court of the District of Columbia, Washington, D.C. Role of Psychological Assessment in Juvenile Justice: Are We Helping?

1-2:50 p.m. at the Convention Center, Room W108A

Psychology for the Future–APA/ASPPB/APAIT Telepsychology Task Force Draft Guidelines and Relevant Policies
Sponsor: APA Task Force on Telepsychology

Cochairs: Linda F. Campbell, PhD, University of Georgia; and Fred Millan, PhD, Independent Practice, New York, N.Y.

Participant: Ronald S. Palomares, PhD, APA Office of Govenance Operations, Washington, D.C.

2-2:50 p.m. at the Convention Center, Room 107

2012 APA/APAGS Award for Distinguished Graduate Student in Professional Psychology
Sponsors: APA, American Psychological Association Board of Professional Affairs and APAGS

Chair: Patrick J. Brice, PhD, Gallaudet University

Participant: Melissa L. Anderson, MA, Gallaudet University. Violence Against Deaf Women: Overabused and Underserved

2-2:50 p.m. at the Convention Center, Room W105B

Wellness in the Profession of Psychology–The Colleague Assistance Movement and Treatment Approaches
Sponsors: APA Board of Professional Affairs and APA Committee for the Advancement of Professional Practice

Cochairs: Beth K. Westbrook, PsyD, Independent Practice, Portland, Ore. and Glen Martin, PhD, Independent Practice, Chapel Hill, N.C.

2-3:50 p.m. at the Convention Center, Room W207A

Clinical Practice in America Today
Sponsors: APA Committee for the Advancement of Professional Practice and APA Board of Professional Affairs

Chair: Thomas J. DeMaio, PhD, HerschDeMaio Associates, Charlottesville, VA 

Participants: Peter L. Sheras, PhD, University of Virginia. Evolution of Clinical Practice
Monica Kurylo, PhD, University of Kansas Medical Center. Emerging Requirement of Accountability
Peter M. Oppenheimer, PhD, Independent Practice, Barrington, R.I. Systems of Reimbursement and Health Care Reform
Katherine C. Nordal, PhD, APA Practice Directorate, Washington, D.C. Practice Directorate Response
Pauline Wallin, PhD, Independent Practice, Camp Hill, Pa. Overview of Practice Directorate Structures in Relation to Member Concerns
Thomas J. DeMaio, PhD. Town Hall Discussion: Questions and Comment From the Audience

2-3:50 p.m. at the Convention Center, Room W105A

Special Topics in Serious Mental Illness and Severe Emotional Disturbance
Sponsors: Committee for the Advancement of Professional Practice and Task Force on Serious Mental Illness

Chair: Mary A. Jansen, PhD, Bayview Behavioral Consulting, Inc., Vancouver, BC, Canada 

Participants: Mary A. Fristad, PhD, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
Christina Vento, PsyD, Pathways, Inc., Albuquerque, N.M.
Joel A. Dvoskin, PhD, University of Arizona, Tucso, Ariz.
Kim T. Mueser, PhD, Boston University, Boston, Mass.
Susan R. McGurk, PhD, Boston University, Boston, Mass.

3-3:50 p.m. at the Convention Center, Room 105B

2012 APA Award for Distinguished Professional Contributions to Independent Practice
Sponsors: APA and APA Board of Professional Affairs

Chair: Bobbie L. Celeste, PhD, Psychological Counseling and Consultation, Grandview Heights, Ohio

Participant: Sandra L. Shullman, PhD, Executive Development Group, Columbus, Ohio. An Independent View of Independent Practice

Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012

8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Orlando Peabody Hotel

         American Red Cross Foundations of Disaster Mental Health Training 

         Sponsors: APA's Disaster Response Network and the Central Florida Chapter of the American Red Cross

         Advanced Registration Required (please contact Kate Kelley or Margie Bird)

         Instructors: Donna M. Hastings, PsyD, and David J. Romano, PhD

 

2-3:50 p.m. at the Convention Center, Room W104B

Electronic Health Records for Practitioners Today
Sponsors: APA Committee for the Advancement of Professional Practice and APA Board of Professional Affairs

Chair: Monica Kurylo, PhD, University of Kansas Medical Center 

Participants: Lynn Bufka, PhD, APA Office of Practice Policy and Research, Washington, D.C. Understanding EHR Systems
Monica Kurylo, PhD. Psychologists and Meaningful Use
Alan Nessman, JD, APA Office of Legal and Regulatory Affairs, Washington, D.C. Privacy and Security Issues
David W. Ballard, PsyD, MBA, APA Practice Marketing and Business Development, Washington, D.C.

Discussant: Terry S. Gock, PhD, Independent Practice, Rosemead, Calif.


2-3:50 p.m. at the Convention Center, Room W304B

Future and Expanded Practice – Integrated Health Care in the Public and Private Sectors
Sponsor: APA Committee for the Advancement of Professional Practice

Chair: Larry C. James, PhD, Wright State University 

Participants: Susan H. McDaniel, PhD, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Primary Care Integration in Academic Health Centers
Helen L. Coons, PhD, Women’s Mental Health Associates, Philadelphia, Pa. Primary Care Integration in the Private Sector
Raymond A. Folen, PhD, Independent Practice, Honolulu, Hawaii. Primary Care Integration in a Department of Defense Setting
Julie Williams, PsyD, Wright State University. Primary Care Integration in Federally Qualified Health Centers

2-3:50 p.m. at the Convention Center, Room W107

Updates and Applications of Practice Guidelines in Practice and Graduate Training
Sponsors: APA Board of Professional Affairs and APA Committee on Professional Practice and Standards

Chair: Lois Condie, PhD, Children’s Hospital Boston, Mass. 

Participants: April Harris-Britt, PhD, Independent Practice, Durham, N.C.
Robin Deutsch, PhD, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston
Scott J. Hunter, PhD, University of Chicago
Jorge Wong, PhD, Asian Americans for Community Involvement, San Jose, Calif.

4-4:50 p.m. at the Convention Center, Room W104B

APA Guidelines for Health Care Delivery Systems – How They Assist Practice
Sponsors: APA Board of Professional Affairs and APA Committee for the Advancement of Professional Practice

Chair: Mary Ann McCabe, PhD, George Washington University

Participants: Lois Condie, PhD, Children’s Hospital Boston, Mass. and Terry S. Gock, PhD, Independent Practice, Rosemead, Calif.

4-4:50 p.m. at the Convention Center, Room W105A

Practical Approach to Incorporating Outcome Measures in a Clinical Practice
Sponsor: APA Committee for the Advancement of Professional Practice

Participants: Jean A. Carter, PhD, Independent Practice, Washington, D.C. and Mary Alvord, PhD, Alvord, Baker, and Associates, Rockville, Md.

4-5:50 p.m. at the Convention Center, Room W109B

APA Treatment Guideline Development – A Progress Report
Sponsors: APA Board of Professional Affairs and APA Board of Scientific Affairs

Chair: Steven Hollon, PhD, Vanderbilt University 

Participants: Michelle Craske, PhD, University of California-Los Angeles
Daniel R. Kivlahan, PhD, University of Washington
Jeffrey J. Magnavita, PhD, Independent Practice, Glastonbury, Conn.
Thomas L. Sexton, PhD, Indiana University Bloomington

Bonnie J. Spring, PhD, Northwestern University

Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012

11-11:50 a.m. at the Convention Center, Room W108A

Shaping the Future of Disaster Psychology: ECPs and APA Disaster Response Network

Chair:
Donna M. Hastings, PsyD

Participants: Kevin Rowell, PhD
Emily Thomas Johnson, PhD
David J. Romano, PhD