Friday, August 2, 2013
afternoon half-day workshops (CONTINUED)
1:00–4: 50 p.m.
153 the apa recovery to
practice training: reframing
psychological practice for
the emerging health care
This intermediate workshop presents information from each of the
15 modules of the new APA training on recovery and rehabilitation for
persons with serious mental illnesses. Each of the modules is based on
the latest scientific literature, and the goal of the training is to teach
early career psychologists and others about up-to-date assessments
and interventions and evidence-based principles and practices that
have become the gold standard for providing psychological services
to those with severe mental health and other behavioral disorders.
Leaders: Mary A. Jansen, PhD, Bayview Behavioral Consulting, Inc., Vancouver,
BC, Canada; Arthur C. Evans, PhD, Department of Behavioral Health &
Intellectual disAbility Services, Philadelphia, PA
154 understanding and treating
stepfamilies: an evidence-
A thorough summary of the research literature on the unique
dynamics and issues presenting in stepfamilies combined with a clear
clinical model are the focus of this workshop. A significant factor
in practicing in an evidence-supported manner is the therapeutic
alliance, which requires a clear understanding of the unique needs
of these families. This intermediate workshop will educate the
participants on the nature of stepfamilies and present a coherent
treatment approach based on a text published by the APA.
Leaders: Scott Browning, PhD, Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia, PA;
Kay Pasley, EdD, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; James H. Bray, PhD,
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
afternoon snacks and beverages will be provided.
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