2016 California Psychological Association (CPA) Conference

2016 California Psychological Association (CPA) Conference

This year’s CPA Convention will be held in Irvine, California April 14-17, 2016.

Please be sure to visit our CSPP/Alliant Exhibit Table while at CPA to pick up some swag! Check back for specific information on the location and booth number.

Be sure to follow us on Twitter and Facebook and tag your CPA social media with #AlliantCPA

Please join us for our CSPP/Alliant Alumni and Friends Reception on April 15 from 6-8 p.m. at the Sheraton Park Hotel at the Anaheim Resort’s Tiffany Terrace and Patio. The Sheraton can be found at 1855 S Harbor Blvd, Anaheim, CA 92802 (Google Maps). This is a free event for alumni, current and former faculty, current students and friends of the university, and is a short drive from the CPA Convention in Irvine. You can RSVP here.

We are pleased to announce that the conference will feature seven CSPP faculty members and 11 Alliant alumni as presenters:

Ego, Object and Self: Formulating a Psychotherapy Case of a Gender Non-Conforming Youth from Three Different Psychodynamic Viewpoints

Patrick Petti, PhD, Assistant Professor, San Francisco Campus

Electronic Medical Records for Psychologists in 2016: Pros, Cons, Myths and How to Pick a Suitable One

Doreen Samelson, PhD, San Francisco alumna

Alexandra Rogers, PhD, San Diego alumna

Empowering Clients with Chronic Illness/Disability (CID)

Rhoda Olkin, PhD, Distinguished Professor, San Francisco campus

Minors, Consent to Psychotherapy, and High Conflict Parents: Parsing Ethics, Clinical Needs and California Law

Daniel O. Taube, JD, PhD, Professor, San Francisco campus

Jei Africa, PhD, San Francisco alumnus

Mirrors on Multicultural Identities: A Reflecting Team Approach to Supervision — Should I Just Say “They”

Michi Fu, PhD, Associate Professor, Los Angeles Campus

Psychoanalytic Treatment by Phone or Skype – Holding the Client in Mind

Michael Donner, PhD, San Francisco alumnus

Psychological Effects of Assisted Reproductive Technology: When Making a Baby the Old-Fashioned Way Doesn’t Work

Janet Jaffe, PhD, San Diego alumna

Karen Hall, PhD, San Diego alumna

Psychotherapy with LGBT Older Adult: Using Research to Guide Best Practices

Daniel Parker, PhD, San Diego alumnus

Relieving the Pressure: How UCCs Can Best Work with External Providers to Support Students

Gary DeGroot, PhD, Los Angeles alumnus

Resolving Complex Ethical Dilemmas: A Systematic Approach Together with 2016 Legal Update Using a Structured Approach to Complex

Steven Bucky, PhD, Distinguished Professor, San Diego Campus

Mary Harb Sheets, PhD, Adjunct Professor, San Diego Campus

Tamara Anderson, PhD, Los Angeles alumna

Alann Dingle, PhD, Los Angeles alumnus

Supervision in Psychological Assessment: Emerging Research and Skills.

Valerie B. Jordan, PhD, Adjunct Professor, San Francisco Campus

Theanna Pateropoulos, MA, 4th year student, Clinical Ph.D. program, San Francisco Campus

Micahel Drexler, PhD, Adjunct Professor, San Francisco alumnus

Why Can’t the Little Girl Have 2 Mommies and a Daddy (or more)?

Linda Bortell, PhD, Los Angeles alumna

The opening keynote speaker will be Howie Mandel, comedian, actor and television host. He suffers from OCD and ADHD, and will be discussing the value of therapy and encouraging the public to seek mental health treatment whenever they need it.

The closing keynote will come from Kevin Leo Yabut Nadal, PhD. Nadal is the executive director for The Center for LGBTQ Studies at the Graduate Center at the City University of New York (GC-CUNY), and associate professor of psychology at both John Jay College of Criminal Justice and GC-CUNY. As the President-Elect of the Asian American Psychological Association, Dr. Nadal will discuss the role of psychologists in social justice advocacy.

CE credits will be available through APA, BBS, and BRN associations.

CPA is the largest State Psychological Association in the US and was awarded the Outstanding State Psychology Award. We hope many of you will join us again this year in Irvine. Registration and more information CPA.org.

If you are presenting at CPA and are not listed above, please email cielo.villasenor@alliant.edu