Main Conference

Friday February 19th - Sunday February 21st

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ABRP Workshop

Saturday 2/20 3:00pm - 6:15pm

Thomas A. Martin - FRP Ethics Presentation

Friday 2/19 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Thomas A. Martin - FRP Ethics Presentation

Experts from the field will hold an interactive presentation to discuss the implications of the Hoffman Independent Review Relating to APA Ethics Guidelines, National Security Interrogations and Torture (2015).  This presentation is constructed to provide different points of review from rehabilitation psychology, military psychology, and APA governance perspectives with the opportunity to hear from Division 22 members about their thoughts regarding the implications of the report for rehabilitation psychology.

Presenters: Kate Brown, Stephanie Hanson, Tom Kerkhoff, Lynn Bufka, Sally Harvey

ABRP Workshop

A staple of the Rehabilitation Psychology conference, this workshop is designed for anyone considering or participating in the ABPP certification process in Rehabilitation Psychology; it is not designed for those who are already board certified with questions regarding maintenance of certification. The workshop will describe the benefits of Board certification, and will offer practical advice for writing practice samples and preparing for the oral examination.

Presenters: Michele Rusin, Terrie Price, Bruce
Caplan, Tom Kerkhoff. Aida Saldivar, Natalie Dong, Teresa Ashman, Thomas Dixon, Kim Gorgens, Dan Rohe, Jan Tackett, Beth Rush

Rehabilitation Psychology Across the Spectrum of Care

Rehabilitation Psychology's Role in Sports Concussion: Unraveling the Myths & Mysteries of Concussion Management
Sat 2/20 1:45pm - 4:00pm
Mark Barisa, Jessica Clark, Sid Dickson, William Garmoe, Michael Kolessar

Invisible Disability: Understanding the Challenges
Fri 2/19 4:45pm - 6:45pm
Sonya Kim, Robert Karol, Rebecca Wilbur, Angela Kuemmel


Supervision in Rehabilitation Psychology: Application of Foundational Principles
Sat 2/20 8:00am - 9:30am
Jan Tackett, Laurie Nash, Barry Nierenberg, Kirk Stucky

Supporting Psychology Trainees with Disabilities: Empirically-Based Suggestions for Trainees, Faculty, & Supervisors
Fri 2/19 11:15am - 12:15pm
Emily Lund, Erin Andrews

Trainee Competency Development in Rehabilitation Psychology: Current Training Models, Trainee Needs, & Possibilities for the Future
Sat 2/20 11:15am - 12:45pm
Samantha DeDios-Stern, EJ Lee, Abbey Hughes, Marlene Vega

Innovative Practices

Adapting Evidence Based Treatment for Brain Injury: Case Examples with ACT, CBTi, & PE
Fri 2/19 11:15am - 12:15pm
Jennifer Duchnick, Stephanie Nassar, Gregory Mauntel

Sleight of Brain = Sleight of Hand: Use of CBT & Imagery to Improve Hand & Upper Extremity Function after SCI
Sat 2/20 8:00am - 9:30am
Jan Niemeier, LaTonya Lofton

Innovations in the Treatment of Comorbid PTSD & mTBI in Active Duty and Veteran Populations
Sat 2/20 11:15am - 12:45pm
Suzanne Penna

Pain & Rehabilitation Following Spinal Cord Injury: Psychological Contributions & Novel Interventions
Sat 2/20 4:15pm - 6:15pm
Kimberley Monden, Zina Trost, Elizabeth Richardson, Ganesh Sankaranarayanan

CI Therapy: The Central Role of Psychological Techniques
Sat 2/20 4:15pm - 6:15pm
Gitendra Uswatte, Edward Taub, Michelle Haddad, Brent Womble

Business Practices

Integrative Health Care: ICD-10 and Beyond
Fri 2/19 4:45pm - 6:45pm
Lynn Bufka

Designing the Future of Rehabilitation Psychology: What Do We Need to Know?
Sun 2/21 8:00am - 12:15pm
Barry Nierenberg, Chuck Callahan, Robert Glueckauf, Doug Tynan

State of the Field

Trends & Challenges in Rehabilitation Research Dissemination: What You Need to Know as a Rehabilitation Psychologist
Fri 2/19 8:00am - 9:30am
Dawn Ehde, Alan Heinemann, Stephen Wegener, John Corrigan

Foundations of Rehabilitation Psychology: Applications in the 21st Century
Sat 2/20 8:00am - 9:30am
Dawn Ehde, Dana Dunn, Stephen Wegener

The Future of Psychology Practice: How to Help Pave the Road You Will Travel
Sat 2/20 1:45pm - 4:00pm
David Cox, Monica Kurylo, Alex Siegel, Kevin Arnold


Parenting & Disability: The Last Frontier in Civil Rights Equality for the Disability Community
Fri 2/19 11:15am - 12:15pm
Alette Coble-Temple

Research on Health Self-Management in the Transition from Adolescence to Adulthood
Fri 2/19 8:00am - 9:30am
Seth Warschausky, Jacqueline Kauffman, Michelle Meade, Lisa Jacobsen, Andrew Zable

Positive Psychology

Let’s Focus More on the Positive: Positive Psychology Principles in Rehabilitation Research
Sat 2/20 11:15am - 12:45pm
Anna Kratz, Dawn Ehde, Robin Hanks

Resilience, Flourishing, & Disability — Knowledge Translation with an Eye Toward Innovation
Fri 2/19 4:45pm - 6:45pm
Michelle Meade, Catherine Wilson


Challenging Moral & Ethical Dilemmas in Intensive Care
Fri 2/19 8:00am - 9:30am
Jennifer Jutte, Jim Jackson, Nancy Merbitz, Kirk Stucky, Ann Marie Warren

Tackling Ethical Issues for Patients During Transition Time Points — The Role of the Rehabilitation Psychologist
Sun 2/21 8:00am - 10:00am
Jacqueline Kaufman, Reshma Naidoo, Michael Mohrland

To Lead Is To Serve: Ethical, Evidence-Based Leadership in Rehabilitation Psychology
Sun 2/21 10:15am - 12:15pm
Erin Andrews, Megan Hosey

Division 22 — Rehabilitation Psychology is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor Continuing Education for Psychologists. Division 22 — Rehabilitation Psychology maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Attendees may receive up to 18.5 continuing educational (CE) credits by attending the main conference, as well as up to 6 credits for attending on the pre-conference.