The Student Leadership Network has produced a series of webinars regarding professional and personal development for Rehabilitation Psychology trainees. Additionally, presentations from campus chapter events on important topics in Rehabilitation Psychology have been made available with the speakers' permission.
"Get it on tonight: Talking with patients with disabilities about sexuality"
Speakers: Angela Kuemmel, PhD; Brian Letourneau
Campus chapter: Nova Southeastern University
The presentation explored issues related to sexuality experienced by individuals with disabilities, as well as how psychologists can address these issues with their patients.
"Clinical Practice with Individuals with Disabilities: A Disability Culture Perspective"
Speaker: Megan Carlos, PhD
Campus chapter: American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University San Francisco
Slides from the presentation
The presentation explored different aspects of disability and different challenges that individuals with disability face, with a focus on how these factors influence the therapeutic relationship.
"Self-Care and Work-Life Balance in Rehabilitation Psychology"
Panel of speakers for this webinar:
- Rhonda Williams, PhD, VA Puget Sound Health Care System
- Anna Kratz, PhD, University of Michigan
- Bradley Daniels, PhD, Orlando Health Rehabilitation Institute
Drs. Williams, Kratz, and Daniels provided important insights for trainees on managing work-life balance and finding time for self-care throughout the career span. Our speakers are rehabilitation psychologists and neuropsychologists with experience working in a variety of health care settings, including academic medical centers, VA medical centers, and group practice. The webinar including a question and answer session.
"Planning Your Education and Training in Rehabilitation Psychology: A Guide for Graduate Students."
- Meredith Williamson, PhD
- William Stiers, PhD
- Philip Uy, PhD
The focus of the presentation and discussion was how to plan and prepare for a career in Rehabilitation Psychology by providing information for each step in the journey from graduate school through landing your first job.