2016 Convention Schedule

Tentative AMCAP 2016 Convention Schedule

Integration: Mind, Body, Spirit
Joseph Smith Memorial Building, 9th Floor, SLC

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 (Total of 2.0 APA/NASW CE Hours )

6:30-8:30 pm Ethics Training (2 CE Hours): Ethical Issues Facing Mental Health Professionals, Russell Gaede, PsyD

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. To be held in the Relief Society Room of the Joseph Smith Memorial Building (Mezzanine Level).

THURSDAY, September 29, 2016 (Total of 6.5 APA/NASW CE Hours )

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

8:30-8:45 am Welcome

8:45-9:45 am Plenary Session (1.0 CE Hour): Connect to Thrive: Integrating Body, Mind, Spirit, and Relationships to Cultivate Self-Control, Mark Chamberlain, PhD

9:45-10:00 am Break

10:00-11:30 pm Concurrent Workshops (1.5 CE Hours)

  1. Going from Rock Bottom to Rock Solid: Addiction recovery through spiritual principles, Alema Harrington, CSUDC, and Steve Moore, LCSW (No APA Credit)
  1. The Sensitive Soul: How Understanding High Sensitivity can Impact Spiritual, Mental, Emotional, and Physical Outcomes, Carol Ramsay-Scott, LCSW
  2. Building Emotional and Spiritual Resilience: Verified interventions to diffuse triggered emotions and increase self-compassion, Elizabeth Patterson, CPC, HMCT, Shauna Bradley, MSW, LCSW, Lori Rowe Johnson, MEd, and Elisa Hunter, MS, MAPP (CEUs Pending Approval)

11:30-11:45 pm Break

11:45-1:15 pm Concurrent Workshops (1.5 CE Hours)

  1. Since the Internet: Assessment and treatment of compulsive and addictive sexual behaviors. What we have learned in the last 25 years and where do we go from here?, Daniel D. Gray, LCSW, CSAT, Todd Olson, LCSW, and Dorothy Maryon, CMHC
  1. Adding Evidence-Based Decision Making to Evidence-Based Practice, Eldon Solomon, MS, LMHC, LCAC
  1. 8 Keys to Mental Health Through Exercise: “Medicine” for Mind, Body, & Spirit!, Christina G. Hibbert, PsyD

1:15-2:15 pm Lunch

2:15-3:45 pm Concurrent Workshops (1.5 CE Hours)

  1. Treating Sexual Addiction Systemically: Valuing the addict, partner and the family equally, Richard Blankenship, LPC, NCC, CCH, CPCS, CCSAS
  1. Brain Matters, Taunya Cox, ACMHC (No APA Credit)
  1. Three Mindful Techniques that will Change Your Practice and Change Your Life, Kaye E. Smith, MSW, LCSW

3:45-4:00 pm Break

4:00-5:00 pm Plenary Session (1.0 CE Hour): Relationships among Grace and Mental Health in a Latter-day Saint Sample: A Structural Equation Model, Daniel K. Judd, PhD, W. Justin Dyer, Justin B. Top

5:00-6:00 pm Keynote Address: Elder Gregory A. Schwitzer, General Authority Seventy (No CEUs)

 

FRIDAY, September 30, 2016 (Total of 6.5 APA/NASW CE Hours )

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

8:30-8:45 am Welcome

8:45-9:45 am Plenary Session : (1.0 CE Hour): Clinical Considerations Regarding the Impact on Families when a Member of the Executive Subsystem Abandons their Latter-day Saint Religious Affiliation, Anthony T. Alonzo, DMFT, LMFT, CFLE

9:45-10:00 am Break

10:00-11:00 pm Concurrent Workshops (1.0 CE Hour)

  1. The Mind/Body Connection: The benefits of using biofeedback heart rate variability in session, Lisa M. Leavitt, PhD, Maureen Rice, PhD, Barbara Morrell, PhD, and Meredith Cobb
  1. What’s Best for Children When Parents Separate?, Phil Watts, PhD, MAppPsych
  1. Discipline v. Disconnection: The Truth about Sexual Addiction and its Neurological Roots in the Attachment Experience-Part 1, Daniel G. Oakes, MEd, LPC, CSAT

11:00-11:15 am Break

11:15-12:15 pm Concurrent Workshops (1.0 CE Hour)

  1. Social Isolation, Physical Health, and Well-being: The social intersection of mind, body, and spirit, Timothy B. Smith, PhD, and Devin Petersen, BS
  1. What’s It All About? A qualitative study of undergraduate students’ thinking about meaning in life, Rachel E. Crook Lyon, PhD
  1. Discipline v. Disconnection: The Truth about Sexual Addiction and its Neurological Roots in the Attachment Experience-Part 2, Daniel G. Oakes, MEd, LPC, CSAT

12:15-1:15 pm Lunch

1:15-2:15 pm Concurrent Workshops (1.0 CE Hour)

  1. Family Resiliency: Helping families find the courage to fail forward, Anne Evans-Cazier, LCSW, and Calvert F. Cazier, PhD, MPH
  1. Fuel for Female Desire and Arousal: Clinical applications for addressing female desire and arousal difficulties, Laura M. Brotherson, LMFT, CST, CFLE
  1. Repairing the Breach, Attachment, trauma, and spirituality, Wendy Ulrich, PhD

2:15-2:30 pm Lunch

2:30-3:30 pm Concurrent Workshops (1.0 CE Hour)

  1. Partnership Families: A psychoeducational approach to fostering more connection, caring, and compassion in family systems, Julie de Azevedo Hanks, PhD, LCSW
  1. NADA Protocol, Anne Vanderlaan, PhD

3:30-3:45 pm Break

3:45-5:15 pm Plenary Session (1.5 CE Hours): Ethical Guidelines for Treatment of Mormon SSA-LGBT Clients, Lisa Tensmeye Hansen, MS, LMFT, PhD Candidate, and members of the Reconciliation and Growth Project

5:15 pm Wrap Up & Raffle