Presidential Workshops

Nadine KaslowIn collaboration with APA President Dr. Nadine Kaslow the APA Continuing Education Committee and the CEP Office have selected outstanding experts in the field to provide trainings as part of Dr. Kaslow’s Presidential Initiatives on healthcare.

These workshops will be held at the Grand Hyatt Washington Hotel, 1000 H Street, NW.

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Thursday, August 7, 2014

Morning Workshop

107: Transitioning Your Psychology Practice to Medical Settings: Competencies, Models, and Contracts
Time: 8:00 - 11:50 a.m.
CE Credits: 4

Description: This intermediate workshop presents current research and strategies for addressing the intersections of gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, and spirituality.  Through lecture, discussion, and experiential exercises, this workshop provides theoretical frameworks, assessment tools, and clinical techniques for addressing identity in psychological practice.

Afternoon Workshop

120: Effective Psychological Consultation in the Inpatient Medical Setting
Time: 1:00 - 4:50 p.m.
CE Credits: 4

Description: This introductory workshop provides basic skills for consultation with medical (not psychiatric) inpatients. Participants will learn to address referral questions with a comprehensive consultation.

Friday, August 8, 2014

Afternoon Workshop

140: Involving Minors in Decisions About Medical and Mental Health Care
Time: 1:00 - 4:50 p.m.
CE Credits: 4

Description: 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.

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Full-day Workshop

157: Telepsychology Best Practices: Maximizing Opportunities in Health Care Reform
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 3:50 p.m. 
CE Credits: 7

Description: This intermediate workshop helps participants comply with the APA’s 2013 Telepsychology Guidelines and underlying legal, ethical, and clinical requirements for delivering telepsychological services. Health care reform will be highlighted throughout the day.