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The 2019 National Conference of APAHC will address the many clinical, research, training, and administrative topics pertinent to psychologists and other providers working in academic health centers. The theme for the Conference is Psychology on the Cutting Edge: Celebrating Psychologists’ Roles, Contributions, and Diversity in Academic Health Centers.
Keynote speakers include Darrell Kirch, MD, Bradley Karlin, PhD ABPP, and Jared Skillings, PhD ABPP. Dr. Kirch is the President and CEO of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and will give an address on the influence of academic medicine on leading change across multiple platforms, such as medical education, research, and patient care. Dr. Karlin is vice president and chief of mental health and aging at Education Development Center, working with public and private health care systems to promote the dissemination and delivery of evidence-based psychological treatments and to improve mental health and dementia care for older adults. He will give an address on dissemination and implementation of evidence-based psychological treatments in health care. Dr. Skillings is chief of professional practice of the American Psychological Association, which is responsible for promoting the practice of psychology and the availability of behavioral health services through federal and state legislative advocacy, legal and regulatory initiatives, and public education. He will give an address on professional practice and his experiences in this role at APA. Additional speakers and panels will address important topics such as diversity, the health service psychology workforce, policy and integration, transgender health, and models of integration of psychologists in academic medicine.
The Conference is a great opportunity to learn a range of skills valuable to functioning as a psychologist in an academic health center, meet new colleagues, and reconnect with old colleagues. We also encourage providers of other professions to attend to continue and grow collaborations.
We look forward to seeing you in New Orleans!
Early bird registration ends December 31st, 2018. Registration for the conference will close January 25th, 2019.
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Miami International Child & Adolescent Mental Health (MICAMH) Conference
Conference Date: February 2019
The Miami International Child & Adolescent Mental Health (MICAMH) Conference is a leading interdisciplinary conference that presents state-of-the-art, evidence-based prevention and treatment interventions for mental health and educational problems in children and adolescents. Each year, the MICAMH Conference brings a collection of the field’s foremost experts to Miami to present the latest advances in the assessment and treatment of child and adolescent mental health problems. The conference offers keynote presentations, breakout workshops, student poster sessions and continuing education credits. Didactic lectures and hands-on experience are combined to teach professionals the basic principles and advanced strategies of effective psychosocial, psychoeducational, pharmacological, and combined interventions, including clinic-based treatments, school-wide interventions and parent training.
Dr. Jonathan Comer serves as the MICAMH Program Chair. The conference was originally founded (as the Niagara conference) by Dr. William Pelham.
The 2018 MICAMH Conference was held in the Kovens Conference Center at the Florida International University Biscayne Bay Campus.
Speakers for the 2018 conference included:
- Charlotte Johnston
- Andy de los Reyes
- Donna Pincus
- Tom Ollendick
- Carolyn Becker Black
- Enrique Neblett
- Steve Evans
- Mary Fristad
- Tom Power
- George DuPaul
- Tara Peris
- Nicole Fava
- Erlanger Turner
- Erika Coles
- Sannisha Dale
- Connie Kasari
To learn more, please visit the conference website.
National Conference in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology – Kansas
Conference Date: October 18-20, 2018
Since 1994, the Clinical Child Psychology Program at the University of Kansas has hosted a biennial national conference in clinical child and adolescent psychology. This Conference is co-sponsored by SCCAP and the American Board of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. The Society’s sponsorship specifically subsidizes SCCAP member and student affiliate registration fees, keeping costs low for members.
The goals of the conference are to provide up-to-date information on research and evidence-based practice in clinical child and adolescents psychology, to provide specific learning experiences targeted to topics including externalizing disorders, internalizing disorders, therapy and interventions, and professional issues. With plenary sessions featuring leading experts in the field and poster sessions for cutting edge research, the conference draws students and professionals from across the country, and offers a rich atmosphere for learning, networking, and socializing with others in the field.
The conference is offered in even numbered years. Please visit this page for more information, including dates of the next conference as well as registration and abstract submission information.