Welcome to the District of Columbia
DCPA Annual Membership Party
The District of Columbia Psychological Association Presents:
DCPA Military Psychology Conference
Friday, April 27, 2018
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Washington, DC
6 Hours of Continuing Education Provided for Psychologists
(75.00 for members; $85.00 for nonmembers)
This workshop is designed for Mental Health Professionals interested in learning more about military psychology and providing psychological services to members of the military (both active duty and veterans). Workshop participants will acquire knowledge in topics related to neuropsychology, women, resilience, suicide, PTSD in the military, as well as transitioning into jobs out of the military to include the DC licensure process. They will also learn about the prevalence of PTSD, Depression, TBI, and other psychological issues among veterans.
The DC Psychological Association presents:
"Working with the Aging Adult: Preparing for the Surge of the Silver Tsunami"
Presenter(s): Kathryn J. Chefetz, LCSW; Tybe Diamond, LCSW; Anya Purpura, MD, Ph.D.; Chair Venus Masselam, Ph.D,LCMFT,CGP
May 4, 2018
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The Chicago School of Psychology, 1015 15th St, NW,4th floor, Washington, DC
6.0 Hours of Continuing Education is Offered
Presentations will define the Aging Adult Stage as a separate and unique developmental stage characterized by specific characteristics including physiology of aging and modified approaches to medical care, societal and family system challenges, and psychotherapy treatment, all of which draw on findings from scientific gerontology and current life-span developmental psychology research. Included will be a discussion of personality and its meaning for the aging Knowledge, and guidelines for assessment, treatment techniques, and skills specific to working with the aging adult are emphasized in addition to the need for sensitivity to and use of transference and counter transference phenomena characteristic of relational dynamics with the aging adult.
The DC Psychological Association enjoyed continued growth in 2017.
As we begin our dues renewal for 2018, we look forward to working with you in the upcoming year and thank you for your continued support and commitment to the profession of psychology!'
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