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Convention - Agenda

Thursday, October 7, 2021
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Pre-Convention Consortium Workshop*
Supervision Jeopardy!
John Barton, PhD, ABPP, Sylvia Cohen, PhD, Andy Hogg, PhD, ABPP, Jenny Holzapfel, PhD, Deborah Partington, PsyD, Michael Redivo, PhD, Alison Reuter, PhD, ABPdN, Daniel Schulte, PhD and Jeffrey Thomas, PsyD      

*Please note, ticket to this session will be an add-on in the registration form.

1:00 - 4:00 pm Pre-Convention ECP Workshop
Please note, ticket to this session will be an add-on in the registration form.
5:00 - 6:00 pm Governing Council Meeting
6:00 - 7:00 pm

Annual Business Meeting

 Friday, October 8, 2021
7:00 - 8:00 am  Breakfast and Registration
8:00 - 8:30 am President's Welcome and Introduction


8:30 - 10:00 am 

General Session
Social class is not enough: Using classisms to understand our clients’ experiences with racism and white supremacy
William Liu, PhD

10:00 - 11:00 am Sponsor Break & Poster Session
11:00 am - 12:30 pm 

Breakout Sessions

  • Breakout 1A
    Rise: Recovering from IPV through strengths and empowerment
    Kathryn Doyle, PhD, Katherine M. Iverson, PhD and Jennifer A. Knetig, PhD
  • Breakout 1B
    The latest and greatest neuroscience based integrative strategies
    Amy Serin, PhD
  • Breakout 1C
    The Second Pandemic: COVID-19 Impacts on Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders
    Jasleen Chhatwal, MD
12:30 - 2:00 pm  Awards Lunch
2:00 - 2:15 pm  Sponsor Break 
2:15 - 3:45 pm 

Breakout Sessions

  • Breakout 2A
    Identifying and addressing multidirectional microaggressions within the therapeutic relationship
    Lauren Taveras, PsyD
  • Breakout 2B
    Integrating EMDR methods with any therapeutic orientation
    Amy Serin, PhD
  • Breakout 2C
    Ethics of Self Care
    Lindsey Buckman, PsyD
3:45 - 4:00 pm Sponsor Break
4:00 - 5:30 pm  General Session
Title TBD
Ronald S. Weinstein, MD, FCAP, FATA

5:30 - 7:00 pm  Networking Reception
7:00 - 9:00 pm  Reception After Party
Saturday, October 9, 2021
7:00 - 8:00 am Breakfast and Registration
8:00 - 9:30 am General Session
Introduction to the MMPI-3
Patrick J. Moran, PhD
9:30 - 10:00 am Sponsor Break
10:00 - 11:30 am

Breakout Sessions

  • Breakout 3A
    Social skills training for serious mental illness
    Leonardo J. Caraballo, PsyD, ABPP
  • Breakout 3B
    Current and coming assessment, identification, and intervention: Going from the Model T to the Tesla (Part 1)
    Paul Beljan, PsyD, ABPdN, ABN, Justin Gardner, Dustin Howard, PsyD
  • Breakout 3C
    Psychologists’ prescriptive authority: Impact on populations who may require additional support or care for positive health outcomes
    Kristen Northup and Garret Blankenship, PsyD
11:30 - 11:45 am Sponsor Break
11:45 am - 1:15 pm

Breakout Sessions

  • Breakout 4A
    Active bystandership for law enforcement: Using psychology to prevent police mistakes and misconduct, and to enhance officer wellness
    Joel Dvoskin, PhD
  • Breakout 4B
    Current and coming assessment, identification, and intervention: Going from the Model T to the Tesla (Part 2)
    Paul Beljan, PsyD, ABPdN, ABN, Justin Gardner, Dustin Howard, PsyD
  • Breakout 4C
    Title TBD
    John B. Martin, PhD
1:15 - 2:15 pm Lunch and Sponsor Break
2:15 - 3:45 pm

Breakout Sessions

  • Breakout 5A
    Providing mental health care for medical professionals: Increasing access and decreasing barriers
    Alison Sutton-Ryan, DBH, LCSW, LISAC
  • Breakout 5B
    Next gen. Autism: Current and future issues facing all psychologists
    Morgan Hall, PhD
  • Breakout 5C
    Friend or foe: The power of the Arizona Psychological Association (AzPA) and Arizona Board of Psychologist Examiners (BOPE) working TOGETHER
    Melissa Flint, PsyD, CT, CCTP and Heidi Paakkonen, MPA
3:45 - 4:00 pm Sponsor Break
4:00 - 5:00 pm General Session
Telemental Health: Working with Youth on the Navajo Reservation
Joanna Katsanis, PhD
5:00 - 5:30 pm Closing Remarks

Continuing Education credits

CE credits for all sessions are in the process of approval. Please see the daily breakdown of credits below. The session brochure notes the number of credits for each session and the approval status. 

Thursday, October 7: 6 CEs
Friday, October 8: 6 CEs
Saturday, October 9: 7 CEs

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