Utah Psychological Association

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Upcoming events

    • December 13, 2019
    • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Three Foundains East Clubhouse, 982 E. Eastgate Rd., Salt Lake City, UT
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    UPA Member and Guest Holiday Party!

    Sponsored by:

    The Utah Psychological Association

    Friday, December 13, 2019

    5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

    THREE FOUNTAINS EAST CLUBHOUSE
    982 E. Eastgate Rd, Salt Lake City, Utah
    FOOD, BEVERAGES AND FUN!!!

    THIS IS A SOCIAL EVENT TO RING IN THE HOLIDAYS AND WE HOPE YOU WILL JOIN US!

    PLEASE RSVP BY DECEMBER 6, 2019 SO THAT WE CAN PLAN THE EVENT APPROPRIATELY.

    UTAHPSYCH@GMAIL.COM

    • January 24, 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Huntsman Education Center, LDS Hospital, 8th Avenue, C St E, Salt Lake City, UT 84143
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    The Utah Psychological Association 
    Presents:

    Suicide Prevention Training:  An Update on Assessment, Intervention, & Postvention

    Presented by Nancy A. Piotrowski, PhD

    Registration: 8:30 A.M.
    Presentation:  9:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. 

    6.0 CE Hours

    Overview: 

    Suicide is a preventable public health problem and psychologists and other mental health professionals have a role in prevention.  This training will familiarize attendees with important terms, screening and assessment methods, and prevention approaches.  Emphasis will be placed on identifying practical tools for use in different settings and circumstances, as well as with different populations. Models for prevention, as well as postvention strategies and professional self-care will be addressed through lecture, video, case presentation, and small group discussion.  A suggested reading list will be provided, along with other resource material.

    Learning Objectives:

    By attending this educational event, participants will be able to:

    1. Differentiate among key terms related to suicidal behavior;
    2. Identify suicide risk screening/assessment methods by setting, circumstance, population;
    3. Formulate strategies for intervening upon suicidal behavior;
    4. Plan valuable postvention strategies;
    5. Describe self-care strategies for professionals working with populations at risk for suicide.

    Schedule:

    9:00-10:30     Introduction to self-knowledge on suicide, terms, theories of risk, statistics, and screening in varied settings and circumstances

    10:30-10:45     Break

    10:45-12:00     Screening and assessment with varied populations; formulating intervention – intervention theories

    12:00-1:00       Lunch

    1:00-2:15          Intervention strategies, methods and data

    2:15-2:30          Break

    2:30-4:00          Postvention strategies – methods and data; self-care for professionals; evaluations; additional Q &A

    Presenter Biography: 

    Nancy A. Piotrowski, Ph.D., MAC is a psychologist licensed in California (PSY14524) and a master addiction counselor.  She has worked in the area of suicide prevention and postvention for over 25 years in varied roles such as community hotline volunteer, clinician, researcher, and expert evaluator.  She is certified as a Psychological Autopsy Investigator by the American Association of Suicidology and serves as Lead Faculty in Addiction Psychology at Capella University.  She also teaches for University of California, Berkeley Extension, as well as other San Francisco Bay Area universities.  Dr. Piotrowski is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA) and named 2016 Advocate of the Year by the APA Practice Organization as a Federal Advocate working to mental health care access and addiction parity, among other community contributions.  She maintains a private consultation practice in addition to teaching and research on clinical and prevention topics in psychology.  She has over 150 published items in the areas of psychology, advocacy, and public health.

    Registration Rates:

    UPA Members

    • UPA Members on or before early Bird Deadline of one week prior to the event: $125

    • After Early Bird Deadline of January 17, 2020: $150

    Non-members:

    • Non UPA Members on or before Early Bird Deadline of one week prior to the event: $225

    • After Early Bird Deadline of January 17, 2020: $250

    Social Workers: 

    We will honor member pricing of $125 Early Bird or $150 after early bird if you are a member of NASW. 

    • Non UPA Members on or before Early Bird Deadline of one week prior to the event: $225
    • After Early Bird Deadline of January 17, 2020: $250

    Students:

    • Student members: $15

    • Non-member students: $45

    Location:

    Huntsman Education Center, LDS Hospital, 8th Avenue, C St E, Salt Lake City, UT 84143

    How to register:

    Online: visit www.utpsych.org

    Telephone: Call Teresa Bruce at 801-410-0337

    Mail:

    Mail check to
    Utah Psychological Association
    5442 South 900 East, Ste. 512
    Salt Lake City, UT  84117

    On-site: Day of event, registration begins at 8:30 AM

    Cancellations with full refund accepted one week prior to the event.

    Disability requests must be made 7 days in advance

    Not a member of UPA? Please consider joining. UPA has historically helped define the role of psychology in Utah and continues to play a strong role in making sure that psychologist have a voice in State legislation, licensing changes, and scope of practice. There are some very real challenges over the next several years that will require the support of as many psychologists as possible. Please visit www.utpsych.org or call (801) 410-0337 to join. 

          
    • February 21, 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • TBA


    The Utah Psychological Association 
    Presents:

    Best Practices in Forensic Psychology

    Presented by Christina A. Pietz, PhD, ABPP

    Registration: 8:30 A.M.
    Presentation:  9:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. 

    6.0 CE Hours

    Overview: 

    TBA

    Learning Objectives:

    TBA

    Presenter Biography: 

    Christina A. Pietz, PhD, ABPP

    Registration Rates:

    UPA Members

    • UPA Members on or before early Bird Deadline of one week prior to the event: $125

    • After Early Bird Deadline: $150

    Non-members:

    • Non UPA Members on or before Early Bird Deadline of one week prior to the event: $225

    • After Early Bird Deadline: $250

    Students:

    • Student members: $15

    • Non-member students: $45

    Location:

    TBA

    How to register:

    Online: visit www.utpsych.org

    Telephone: Call Teresa Bruce at 801-410-0337

    Mail:

    Mail check to
    Utah Psychological Association
    5442 South 900 East, Ste. 512
    Salt Lake City, UT  84117

    On-site: Day of event, registration begins at 8:30 AM

    Cancellations with full refund accepted one week prior to the event.

    Disability requests must be made 7 days in advance

    Not a member of UPA? Please consider joining. UPA has historically helped define the role of psychology in Utah and continues to play a strong role in making sure that psychologist have a voice in State legislation, licensing changes, and scope of practice. There are some very real challenges over the next several years that will require the support of as many psychologists as possible. Please visit www.utpsych.org or call (801) 410-0337 to join. 

     
    • April 17, 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • TBA


    The Utah Psychological Association 
    Presents:

    Practicing Psychology Ethically

    Presented by Andrew H. Benjamin, JD, PhD, ABPP

    Registration: 8:30 A.M.
    Presentation:  9:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. 

    6.0 CE Hours

    Overview: 

    TBA

    Learning Objectives:

    TBA

    Presenter Biography: 

    Andrew H. Benjamin, JD, PhD, ABPP

    Registration Rates:

    UPA Members

    • UPA Members on or before early Bird Deadline of one week prior to the event: $125

    • After Early Bird Deadline: $150

    Non-members:

    • Non UPA Members on or before Early Bird Deadline of one week prior to the event: $225

    • After Early Bird Deadline: $250

    Students:

    • Student members: $15

    • Non-member students: $45

    Location:

    TBA

    How to register:

    Online: visit www.utpsych.org

    Telephone: Call Teresa Bruce at 801-410-0337

    Mail:

    Mail check to
    Utah Psychological Association
    5442 South 900 East, Ste. 512
    Salt Lake City, UT  84117

    On-site: Day of event, registration begins at 8:30 AM

    Cancellations with full refund accepted one week prior to the event.

    Disability requests must be made 7 days in advance

    Not a member of UPA? Please consider joining. UPA has historically helped define the role of psychology in Utah and continues to play a strong role in making sure that psychologist have a voice in State legislation, licensing changes, and scope of practice. There are some very real challenges over the next several years that will require the support of as many psychologists as possible. Please visit www.utpsych.org or call (801) 410-0337 to join. 

      
    • June 19, 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • TBA


    The Utah Psychological Association 
    Presents:

    Helping Your Clients Sleep: CBT for Insomnia

    Presented by Lori Neeleman, PhD, DBSM

    Registration: 8:30 A.M.
    Presentation:  9:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. 

    6.0 CE Hours

    Overview: 

    TBA

    Learning Objectives:

    TBA

    Presenter Biography: 

    Lori Neeleman, PhD, DBSM

    Registration Rates:

    UPA Members

    • UPA Members on or before early Bird Deadline of one week prior to the event: $125

    • After Early Bird Deadline: $150

    Non-members:

    • Non UPA Members on or before Early Bird Deadline of one week prior to the event: $225

    • After Early Bird Deadline: $250

    Students:

    • Student members: $15

    • Non-member students: $45

    Location:

    TBA

    How to register:

    Online: visit www.utpsych.org

    Telephone: Call Teresa Bruce at 801-410-0337

    Mail:

    Mail check to
    Utah Psychological Association
    5442 South 900 East, Ste. 512
    Salt Lake City, UT  84117

    On-site: Day of event, registration begins at 8:30 AM

    Cancellations with full refund accepted one week prior to the event.

    Disability requests must be made 7 days in advance

    Not a member of UPA? Please consider joining. UPA has historically helped define the role of psychology in Utah and continues to play a strong role in making sure that psychologist have a voice in State legislation, licensing changes, and scope of practice. There are some very real challenges over the next several years that will require the support of as many psychologists as possible. Please visit www.utpsych.org or call (801) 410-0337 to join. 

     

Past events

October 23, 2019 Creating & Getting the Most out of Clinical Supervision
June 15, 2019 Early Career Psychology Hike
June 14, 2019 UPA Board Retreat
June 07, 2019 The Trust Risk Management Workshop
April 12, 2019 Motivational Interviewing. Presented by Denise Lash, PhD
April 12, 2019 Non-pharmacological Interventions in Pain Management: Psychology's Answer to the Opioid Crisis
February 22, 2019 Don't Be Afraid of the Lawyer: A Clinician's Guide to Divorce, Subpoenas, Court, and All of the Those Things that Keep You Up at Night.
January 25, 2019 Concussion: From the CDC to CTE: Presented by Dr. Anne Russo and special guest Dallas Davis, former football linebacker
December 07, 2018 UPA Member and Guest Holiday Party
November 02, 2018 Eating Disorders: What Every Clinician Needs to Know by Eating Disorders presented by Dr. Lindsey Riccardi
September 28, 2018 UPA CE Presents: Aging: Biopsychosocial Perspectives
September 08, 2018 Take a Hike with UPA Early Career Psychologist Committee (ECP)
May 04, 2018 Ethics by Dr. Michael Donner
April 20, 2018 The Management of Anxiety, Insomnia, Depression and Pain with Electrons: A Brief Primer on Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation (CES) and Microcurrent Electrical Therapy (MET)
February 28, 2018 Sexual Addiction – Assessment and Treatment
February 23, 2018 Cross Cultural Mental Healthcare of Non-Binary and Transgender Adults
January 26, 2018 Psychopharmacology Update for Clinicians: What’s new in 2018
September 29, 2017 Psychological Practice Sequence VII: Working with Couples and Families, Risk Management with the Suicidal Patient, and Legal and Ethical Issues presented by Retirement
June 23, 2017 UPA Retreat
May 12, 2017 Utah Psychological Association Annual Meeting
May 12, 2017 HIPAA Compliance 2017
May 08, 2017 EPPP Overview and Panel
April 10, 2017 Don’t forget about sleep: Incorporating assessment and treatment of sleep into busy practices
March 24, 2017 Moving Through Swamps: Didactics and Experiences in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
March 13, 2017 Loan Repayment and Forgiveness Programs
March 10, 2017 Concussion and Post-Concussion Syndrome – Overview and Management by Dr. Angela Eastvold
February 17, 2017 Eating Disorders. Presented by Dr. Lindsey Ricciardi
February 13, 2017 Spiritually Integrated Psychotherapy
January 09, 2017 Professional Wills
December 12, 2016 How the Legislative Session Affects You
December 09, 2016 UPA Member and Guest Holiday Party
November 14, 2016 PSYPACT
November 04, 2016 Brain Injury Alliance of Utah Annual Family & Professionals Conference 2016
October 14, 2016 Assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorders Using the ADOS-2
October 10, 2016 Basics of Telepsychology Practice
September 16, 2016 Ethics Update
September 12, 2016 Effects of Stress on the Brain
June 03, 2016 Prolonged Exposure for the Treatment of PTSD
May 06, 2016 Surviving & Thriving as Psychologists: Empathic Distress and Wellbeing
April 15, 2016 Causes and Treatment of Sexual Dysfunction
March 18, 2016 Psychopharmacology Update
January 22, 2016 Resilience & Executive Functioning: Are They Evidence Based Concepts?
November 13, 2015 Telepsychology: Use of Technology in Supervision and Service Delivery
October 16, 2015 Webinar: EPPP Overview
September 25, 2015 Ethics and Risk Management in the Age of the Affordable Care Act: Everything You Didn’t Want to Know and Were Afraid to Ask!
August 22, 2015 Webinar: Culturally Competent Supervision
July 10, 2015 Webinar: Informed Consent and Confidentiality & its Exceptions: An Overview for Utah Psychologists
June 13, 2015 Webinar: Understanding the Impact of Microaggressions in Different Psychological Settings
June 01, 2015 Consultation Group Social
May 28, 2015 Psychologically Healthy Workplace Awards
May 15, 2015 ICD Diagnosis and DSM Changes: The New Horizon
May 06, 2015 Consultation Group Social
April 10, 2015 Early Career Psychologist Event: Painting with a Twist
March 13, 2015 Behavioral Sleep Medicine
February 13, 2015 Webinar on Insurance Panels and Billing
January 23, 2015 Continuing Education: Brief Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Suicidality
address: 5442 South 900 East, Suite 512, Salt Lake City, UT 84117 | phone: (801) 410-0337 | emailutahpsych@gmail.com
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