2015 Convention Schedule

AMCAP 2015 Convention Schedule

40 Years of AMCAP
Spirituality and Psychotherapy: Past, Present, and Future
Joseph Smith Memorial Building, 9th Floor, SLC

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 (Total of 2.0 CE hours Pending Approval)

6:30-8:30 pm     Ethics Training (2 CE Hours): Ethics Involved with Juvenile Spirituality: Maintaining a    balance between psychotherapy and spirituality when treating juveniles, Michael Dunn, M.A., L.M.F.T., C.S.A.T., M.A.C.

This training is FREE to current AMCAP Members and $35 for Non-AMCAP Members (fee NOT     included with convention registration). Pay at the door or contact the AMCAP Office. It will be held on the 10th floor of the Joseph Smith Memorial Building.

THURSDAY, October 1, 2015 (Total of 6.5 CE Hours)

8:00-8:30 am     Registration/Check-In

8:30-8:45 am     Welcome

8:45-10:15 am   Keynote Address (1.5 CE Hours): Eternal Advantages of a Temporal Existence: Implications and practical applications integrating time perspective and timelessness in theistic psychotherapy, Ryan J. Hulbert, PhD

10:15-10:30 am  Break

10:30-12:30 pm  Concurrent Workshops (2 CE Hours)

  1. Forgiveness: Healing from grievances and shame, Ash Johstoneaux, MS, LMFT, and Melanie Smith, MA, LMFT, RPT
  1. LDS LGB/SSA Therapy 101, Principles and Best Practices, Lisa Tensmeyer Hansen, LAMFT, and Ty Mansfield, LMFT
  1. “And the Prisoners Shall Go Free”–Part II: Healing complex trauma through effective short-term therapy, Patrick Poor, MS, MFT, Alan Spendlove, CMHC, Rand Martel, MCoun, LMFT, LCPC, and Mindy Lundgreen, MSW, LCSW

12:30-1:45 pm   Lunch

1:45-2:45 pm     Concurrent Workshops (1.0 CE Hour)

  1. Implementing DBT Skills within the Culture of the LDS Faith, Reva Manon Kraus, LCSW
  1. Developing self-care practices in a trauma treatment course, Rachel E. Crook Lyon, PhD
  1. Sex Guilt and Religion: Differences between Baptists, Catholics, and Latter-day Saints (LDS or Mormons) in experiences of pre-marital sex guilt, Mark O. Bigler, LCSW, PhD

2:45-3:00 pm     Break

3:00-5:00 pm     Plenary Address (2 CE Hours): Same-sex Attraction: Theoretical implications for ethical practice and enhancing client self-determination, Jeffrey W. Robinson, PhD, LMFT

5:00-6:00 pm     Keynote Address: Elder Craig C. Christensen of the Presidency of the Seventy


FRIDAY, October 2, 2015 (Total of 5.0 CE Hours)

8:00-8:30 am     Registration/Check-In                                                                                                                 

8:30-8:45 am     Welcome

8:45-9:30 am     Keynote Address: Elder Robert E. Wells, emeritus General Authority

9:30-9:45 am     Break

9:45-11:15 am   Plenary Address (1.5 CE Hours): The Power of Here and Now: Mindfulness as a Psychotherapeutic Tool, Lili Anderson, LCSW, Ph.D. and Christian Anderson, LCSW

11:15-11:30 am  Break

11:30-1:00 pm   Concurrent Workshops (1.5 CE Hours)

  1. Parenting in a World of Porn, Daniel G. Oakes, MEd, LPC, CSAT
  1. Mission Possible, Marlene Payne, M.D.,  Psychiatrist
  1. Engaging in Compassion Fatigue Awareness and Compassion Resilience, Rod Jeppsen, MS, CMHC, CSAT, Louise Belnap Jorgensen, PhD, LCMHC, and Debi Gilmore, MA, LMFT

1:00-2:15 pm     Lunch, AMCAP Business, Bookstore

2:15-4:15 pm     Concurrent Workshops (2 CE Hours)

  1. A Dynamic Partnership: Blending Third Wave Behavioral Psychotherapies with Spiritually-  Based   Problem-Solving, Russ Seigenberg, Psychologist, Ph.D.
  1. Same sex attraction: theoretical implications for clinical practice, Jeffrey W Robinson PhD, LMFT
  1. Positive Body Image: The Essential Resilience Tool for Helping Girls to Navigate the Minefield of Adolescence, Peggy A McFarland, MS, LPC, NCC, and Garrity O’Crowley, MS, LPC

4:15 pm              Wrap Up & Raffle

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