Practice-related programming at the 2013 APA Annual Convention

If you’re headed to Hawai’i, 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.

Convention Programming

Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013 

Suicide in Rural Areas — Prevention, Intervention, and Postvention

10:00 a.m.-11:50 a.m. at the Convention Center, Room 312

Chair: James L. Werth, PhD, Radford University

Participants: Jameson K. Hirsch, PhD; Heather K. Stokes, LCSW; Matthew Taylor, MA; Mark F. Ward, PhD; Jacqueline S. Gray, PhD, MEd; andKeri Te Aho, MS

Discussant: James L. Werth, PhD

Co-Sponsors: APA Div. 12 - Society of Clinical Psychology, Section VII; Committee for the Advancement of Professional Practice and Committee on Rural Health

CE Credits: 2

APAPO-PAC Conversation Hour with Katherine C. Nordal, PhD, APA executive director for professional practice

11 a.m-12 p.m. at the Convention Center, APAPO-PAC Booth, Exhibit Hall  No. 818

Sponsor: APA Practice Directorate

Friday, Aug. 2, 2013 

2013 APA Award for Distinguished Professional Contributions to Applied Research

10:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m. at the Convention Center, Room 309

Award Recipient: Richard M. Foxx, PhD

CE Credits: 1

Colleague Assistance Programs — The Good, The Bad, and The Liability 

10:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m. at the Convention Center, Room 305A

Chair: Glen Martin, PhD 

Participants: Alex Siegel, JD, PhD; and Stephen Behnke, JD, PhD

Co-Sponsors: Advisory Committee on Colleague Assistance Board of Professional Affairs 

Integrated Care in Hospitals and Health Systems

10:00 a.m.–11:50 a.m. at the Convention Center, Room 306B

Chair: Shirley Ann Higuchi, JD

Participant: Robin Henderson, PsyD; Frank V. deGruy, MD; and Monica Kurylo, PhD

Co-Sponsors: Committee for the Advancement of Professional Practice, APA Div. 22 — Rehabilitation Psychology and APA Div. 38 — Health Psychology 

CE Credits: 2

2013 APA\APAGS Award for Distinguished Graduate Student in Professional Psychology

11:00 a.m.-11:50 a.m. at the Convention Center, Room 305A 

Award Recipient: Elvia Lorena Navarro, MA

Developing Sustainable Models of Service Delivery for America’s Returning Veterans

11:00 a.m.-11:50 a.m. at the Convention Center, Room 304A 

Chair: Terence M. Keane, PhD

Participants: Shirley M. Glynn, PhD; Rebecca W. Brendel, MD, JD; and Robert A. Murphy, PhD

Co-Sponsors: Board of Professional Affairs 

Committee for the Advancement of Professional Practice 

CE Credits: 1

Psychology for the Future — APA/ASPPB/APAIT Telepsychology Task Force Guidelines and Relevant Policies

11:00 a.m.–11:50 a.m. at the Convention Center, Room 326A 

Chair: Ronald Palomares, PhD

Participants: Linda F. Campbell, PhD; Fred Millan, PhD; and Jana N. Martin, PhD

Sponsor: APA/ASPPB/APAIT Telepsychology Task Force

Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013 

Transforming Systems for Youth and Adults with Serious Mental Illnesses — New Models and Approaches

8:00 a.m.-9:50 a.m. at the Convention Center, Room 312

Chair: Jennifer Snyder, PhD

Participants: Shirley M. Glynn, PhD; Mary A. Fristad, PhD; Elaine M. LeVine, PhD; and Mary A. Jansen, PhD

Discussant: Joel A. Dvoskin, PhD

Co-Sponsors: Committee for the Advancement of Professional Practice, Task Force on Serious Mental Illness, APA Div. 18 — Psychologists in Public Service and APA Div. 12 — Society of Clinical Psychology

CE Credits: 2

2013 Karl F. Heiser Award — Given for advocacy on behalf of professional psychology

9:00 a.m.-9:50 a.m. at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort, Tapa Conference Center

Co-Chairs: Donald N. Bersoff, PhD, JD; and Jeffrey E. Barnett, PsyD 

Participant: Sallie E. Hildebrandt, PhD

Sponsor: APA Board of Directors and APA Div. 31 — State, Provincial and Territorial Affairs

What’s New in APA’s Clinical Practice Guideline Initiative?

12:00 p.m.-12:50 p.m at the Convention Center, Room 302B

Chair: Steven Hollon, PhD

Participants: Michelle G. Craske, PhD; Jeffrey F. Magnavita, PhD; Thomas L. Sexton, PhD; Patricia Arean, PhD; and Kermit Crawford, PhD

Sponsors: Board of Professional Affairs, Board of Scientific Affairs and Committee for the Advancement of Professional Practice 

CE Credits: 1

2013 APA Award for Distinguished Professional Contributions to Institutional Practice

12:00 p.m.-12:50 p.m. at the Convention Center, Room 303A 

Award Recipient: David J. Drummond, PhD

CE Credits: 1

Building the Future of Practice in America

12 p.m.-1:50 p.m. at the Convention Center, Room 306A 

Chair: Thomas J. DeMaio, PhD

Participants: Peter L. Sheras, PhD; June Ching, PhD; Monica Kurylo, PhD; and Jo Linder-Crow, PhD

Sponsor: Committee for the Advancement of Professional Practice

CE Credits: 2

New Opportunities for Practicing Psychologists Through Implementation of the Health Care Reform Law

12:00 p.m.-1:50 p.m. at the Convention Center, Room 312  

Chair: Karen S. Budd, PhD

Participants: Ellen G. Garrison, PhD; Helen L. Coons, PhD; Robin Henderson, PsyD; and Dennis C. Russo, PhD

Co-Sponsors: Board of Professional Affairs and Committee for the Advancement of Professional Practice

CE Credits: 2

2013 APA Award for Distinguished Professional Contributions to Independent Practice

1:00 p.m.-1:50 p.m. at the Convention Center, Room 302A 

Award Recipient: David M. Schnarch, PhD

CE Credits: 1

Do Professional Practice Guidelines Truly Matter? Issues and Strategies in Guidelines Development, Education and Dissemination

1:00 p.m.-1:50 p.m. at the Convention Center, Room 302B  

Chair: Jorge Wong, PhD

Participants: Mira Brancu, PhD; and Scott Hunter, PhD

Discussants: April Harris-Britt, PhD; and Cathy McDaniels-Wilson, PhD

Co-Sponsors: Board of Professional Affairs, Committee for the Advancement of Professional Practice and Committee on Professional Practice and Standards

CE Credits: 1

The Recovery to Practice Curriculum — Reframing Psychological Practice for the Emerging Health Care Environment — Is a Recovery-Oriented Framework the Answer?

1:00 p.m.-1:50 p.m. at the Convention Center, Room 304B

Chair: Arthur C. Evans, PhD

Participants: Mary A. Jansen, PhD; and Peter C. Ashenden, BS

Sponsor: APA Div. 31 — State, Provincial and Territorial Affairs

CE Credits: 1

Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013

Readiness, Response and Resilience — The Many Ways Psychologists Can Help with a Disaster 
APA Disaster Response Network

10:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m. at the Convention Center, Room 327 

Chair: Ester Cole, PhD

Participants: Rebecca H. Thomley, PhD; Raymond F. Hanbury, PhD; and David J. Romano, PhD

Sponsor: APA Div. 31 – State, Provincial and Territorial Affairs; APA Div. 12 and APA Div. 17