Continuing Education Workshops

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The APA Continuing Education Committee (CEC) and the Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP) will offer 69 CE Workshops before and during the convention. Choose from a wide range of workshop topics, including our Distinguished Workshop Series.

CE workshop participants have the opportunity to:
  • Earn CE credit by attending half-day (four-hour) or full-day (seven-hour) workshops.
  • Add to lifelong learning and professional development.
  • Broaden their professional network.
  • Meet well-known psychologists and experts in their field.

All CE preconvention and regular convention workshops will be held at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square Hotel, 333 O'Farrell Street.  A complimentary continental breakfast will be provided each morning from 7-8 a.m. Afternoon snacks and beverages will also be provided.

Starting April 16, view the online catalog for a complete listing of workshops (descriptions, leaders, dates, times, fees) and enroll. 

Sneak Peek of 2018 CE Workshops

Applying Theory and Research to Understanding and Working With Multiracial Youth and Their Families
Annamaria Csizmadia, PhD

Designing and Conducting Qualitative Research Studies With Methodological Integrity
Heidi M. Levitt, PhD

Inventing Solutions for a Better Life: A Problem-Solving Intervention for People With Brain Injuries
Theo Tsaousides, PhD; Teresa Ashman, PhD

Joyful and Sustainable Professional Practice: The Ethics of Self-Care and Colleague Care
David S. Shen-Miller, PhD; Erica H. Wise, PhD

Minimizing Opioid Use by Optimizing Pain Psychology
Beth Darnall, PhD

Spiritual Practices in Psychotherapy: Thirteen Tools for Enhancing Psychological Health
Thomas G. Plante, PhD; Gerdenio M. Manuel, PhD

Suicide Assessment and Intervention Training for Mental Health Professionals
Lawrence Berkowitz, EdD; Rebecca Mirick, PhD

Understanding and Treating Work-Based Issues in Psychotherapy
David L. Blustein, PhD

2018 Workshop Fees (separate from the convention registration fee)
Half-day (4 hours)
$130 $160 $190
Full day (7 hours)
$220 $275 $330
Half-day (4 hours)
$160 $200 $240
Full day (7 hours) $260 $335 $410