IPA Fall Conference & Annual Meeting


Registration for the 2020 IPA VIRTUAL Fall Conference is now open!

2020 IPA VIRTUAL Fall Conference
Thursday, November 19th and Friday, November 20th, 2020
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. ET Friday


IPA is proud to announce that the 2020 IPA Fall Conference will be 100% virtual.

Join us for our high quality lineup, headlined by Morgan T. Sammons, Ph.D., ABPP, Executive Officer, National Register of Health Service Psychologists, who will be our keynote speaker on Friday morning. Dr. Sammons will present "After the vaccine:  Will we recognize ourselves in the mirror?"

The two-day event will offer 15 Category I Continuing Education 90-minute presentations via webinar. Attendees can earn up to 12.0 CE hours
(6 on Thursday, 6 on Friday).

Registered attendees will receive the webinar links and passwords for each presentation and the presentation slide sets via e-mail approximately one-two weeks prior to the conference.

The 2020 IPA Student Abstract Competition will also take place virtually. Student poster presenters will be sharing a short video describing their poster. IPA will compile these videos and offer a Student Poster Presentation session on Thursday at 11:30 a.m.

The IPA Annual Awards will be presented virtually during the Annual Awards Presentations session on Friday at 11:30 a.m.

Registration ends Sunday, November 15th.

Thursday, November 19thFriday, November 20th
7:45 - 8:00 Sponsor Messages7:45 - 8:00 Sponsor Messages
8:00 - 9:30 Concurrent Presentations #1 & #2
Presentation #1:  "Introduction to Emotionally-Focused Couple Therapy (EFT): An Evidence-Based Couple Therapy Model" by Maria P. Hanzlik, Psy.D., HSPP

Presentation #2:  "Trauma Informed Schools:  What are they and what can psychologists do to support them?" by Theresa Kruczek, Ph.D., HSPP
8:00 - 9:30 Presentation #9 Keynote Address
Presentation #9 Keynote Address:  "After the vaccine:  Will we recognize ourselves in the mirror?" by Morgan T. Sammons, Ph.D., ABPP

9:30 - 9:45 Sponsor Messages & Break9:30 - 9:45 Sponsor Messages & Break
9:45 - 11:15 Concurrent Presentations #3 & #4
Presentation #3:  "Hot Topics in Training and Supervision: Addressing Race and Racism" by Lauren M. Cunningham, Ph.D, HSPP, Gili Goldfrad, Psy.D., HSPP, & Ruth Viehoff, Psy.D., HSPP

Presentation #4:  "Owning Our Counter-Resistances to Enhancing Therapeutic Gains" by William Alexy, Ph.D., HSPP
9:45 - 11:15 Concurrent Presentations #10 & #11
Presentation #10:  "An Introduction to Adolescent Dialectical Behavior Therapy" by Melissa Butler, Ph.D., HSPP

Presentation #11:  "Giving Psychology Away: Why and How You Can Engage in Advocacy" by Amanda Zelechoski, J.D., Ph.D., ABPP
11:15 - 11:30 Sponsor Messages & Break11:15 - 11:30 Sponsor Messages & Break
​11:30 - 1:00 Student Poster Presentations11:30 - 12:15 Annual Award Presentations
1:00 - 1:15 Sponsor Messages & Break12:15 - 12:30 Sponsor Messages & Break
1:15 - 2:45 Concurrent Presentations #5 & #6
Presentation #5:  "Anything less than your best is unacceptable: Deconstructing maladaptive perfectionism" by Stephanie J. Cunningham, Ph.D., HSPP

Presentation #6:  "Women on the Autism Spectrum: Identifying and Understanding the Female Phenotype of ASD" by Anna Merrill, Ph.D, HSPP
12:30 - 2:00 Concurrent Presentations #12 & #13
Presentation #12:  "PTSD at the End of Life" by Jeffrey D. Lightfoot, Ph.D., HSPP

Presentation #13: "The Interrelationship between Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Delirium, Depression, and Dementia" by Sophia Wang, M.D.

2:45 - 3:00 Sponsor Messages & Break2:00 - 2:15 Sponsor Messages & Break
3:00 - 4:30 Concurrent Presentations #7 & #8
Presentation #7:  "The Role of Psychologists in an Integrated Delivery System Designed for Geriatric Neuropsychiatric Patients in Long-Term Care Settings" by Daniel Heiser, Psy.D., HSPP & Steven Posar, M.D.

Presentation #8:  "Metacognition and Psychosis: A Novel Recovery Oriented and Integrative Approach to Psychotherapy for Adults" by Paul H. Lysaker, Ph.D.
2:15 - 3:45 Concurrent Presentations #14 & #15
Presentation #14:  "Suicide:  From Research to Practice" by Gili Goldfrad, Psy.D, HSPP & Julie T. Steck, Ph.D., HSPP

Presentation #15:  "Applied Ethics:  Using the CASES Approach to Resolve Ethical Dilemmas" by Shannon E. Woller, Psy.D., ABPP, HSPP


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