CPA Retreat with Special Guest, Dan Abrahamson, Ph.D.
Dan Abrahamson is the Deputy Chief of Professional Practice at the American Psychological Association and serves on the Practice Management Team. In his role as Deputy Chief he works on association-wide initiatives and supports the work of the Chief of Professional Practice. Additionally, he oversees the State Advocacy Office where he and his staff coordinate the annual Practice Leadership Conference, manage the APA grant program for state associations, and provide consultation to APA’s 60 affiliated state, provincial and territorial psychological associations.
April 26, 2019
9:30 am - 12:00 pm - Free for all CPA Members
Gaylord Hospital, Brooker Lecture Hall
Lunch at Laskara in Wallingford following the Retreat. Cost will be $30 for all attendees.
2 CEs will be offered
Presentation - The Reciprocal Nature of Psychology
This presentation will address the critical relationship between state psychological associations and the American Psychological Association in addressing a broad range of issues impacting the profession and discipline of psychology. These topics include: clinical practice guidelines, psychology's clinical data registry, HIPAA, Medicaid coverage for psychology interns, the APA Practice Leadership Conference, mental health parity and getting involved in political advocacy. This program is designed to stimulate thought and discussion about the critical roles of APA and CPA in addressing the needs of psychologists and the people we serve.
Foster an understanding of the reciprocal relationship between APA and state psychological associations.
Be able to integrate thinking about science, education, public interest and practice considerations into one’s work as a psychologist.
Be prepared to take one specific step to improve the systematic nature of one’s work as a psychologist.