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2020 Convention - Handouts & Certificates Information

2020 CPA Convention


All registrants will receive an email prior to the convention with a link to the handouts that are made available by the presenters. This material is considered to be the presenter's intellectual property and not all presenters will release this information to CPA.  If the handout you want is not posted, speak to the presenter at the convention to see if they will make it available to you.

If you have not received an email with a link to access the handouts by April 15, please send an email to or call the office at 916.286.7979 and the link will be sent to you.


INSTITUTES:  10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Suicide: Assessment and Treatments that Work 
Downloads:   Firestone

Ethics: A Multi-Faceted Approach to Effective Ethical Decision-Making: Understanding the Intersection of Ethics, Law, Risk Management and Clinical Considerations
Downloads:  Gold   Jull-Patterson   Leatherberry   Carroll

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Expand Your Practice By Conducting IEE Assessments in Schools
Downloads:   Gale

Diversity Town Hall Conversation
Downloads:   Gallardo   Harrell

Difficult Conversations in Supervision: Integrating Culture, Art and Science to Maximize Training
Downloads:   Belik   Falender   Schaefer   Crawford   Shapiro   O'Flinn


8:30 am to 10:30 am

Opening Session: Psychology (R)evolution 

Downloads:   Wood   Mertz

11:00 am to 12:30 pm

Master Lecture: The Polarized Mind and What We Can Do About It 
Downloads:   Schneider

Personal Values, Professional Ethics, Competence, and Discrimination: A Controversial Topic in Training and Supervision
Downloads:   Jull-Patterson

The Art and Science of Virtual Reality Therapy: Using VR in Your Practice
Downloads:   McMahon

The Neuroscience of Stress-Mediated Disorders: Biomarkers and Contemporary Neuroimaging as Methods of Tracking Changes in the Brain
Downloads:   Lechuga   Bigler

2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Master Lecture: Diversity and Inclusion: From Bedroom to Boardroom
Downloads:   Nasserzadeh

The Psychologist's Role in the Multidisciplinary Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder
Downloads:   Samelson   Thompson

Opportunities for Psychologists in the Media: A Basic Training Workshop 
Downloads:   Levak

Working with BDSM-oriented Patients: Current Research on Eroticism of Pain, Power Exchange, and other BDSM Practices
Downloads:   McConnell

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm 

Blurred Boundaries - Multi-Dimensional Assessment and Intervention with Autism Spectrum and
Co-Morbid Disorders

Download:   Johnson

The Advent of Cyberneuropsychology: Impacts of Technology on the Brain and Society
Download:   Weissman

Meeting Beyond Words: 'Arts in Health and Healingas a Culturally Responsive Approach to Arts Interventions
Download:   Changaris   Dargan

Coping with Ongoing Political Triggers, Trauma, and Transference: Attending to Ourselves and our Clients 
Download:   Crim


9:00 am to 10:30 am

Saturday Plenary: Looking to the Future: Opportunities for Psychology and Psychologists
Downloads:   Evans Jr

11:00 to 12:30 pm   

Master Lecture: Leadership is Love. The Power of Human Connection
Downloads:   Rittenberg

Social Media, Entitlement and Other Clinical Challenges in the Digital Age 
Downloads:   Wetter   Sainz

Getting Parents On-Board: Using Motivational Interviewing with Parents of Transgender Youth
Downloads:   Hutton   Bettergarcia

Cultural Considerations for Mindfulness Based Interventions
Downloads:   Bryant-Davis   Harrell

2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Constructive Conversations About Politics and Culture: Talking Across the Aisle with Clients and Colleagues 
Downloads:   Kim   del Prado

Healing a Nation Addicted: A Call to Action
Downloads:   Byrd-Olmstead

Technology & Addiction in Teens
Downloads:   Marcille   Borish

That Guy Must Have Been Insane! Understanding and Evaluating Insanity in California 
Downloads:   Lareau

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Does My Client Have Hoarding Disorder?
Downloads:   Chou

Staying Neutral: Avoiding Litigation in High-Conflict Client Cases
Downloads:   Greenberg

"Got Skillz?": Navigating Psychological Interventions in the Expanding World of Professional and Collegiate E-sports
Downloads:   Shepphird

Embodying Heartfulness: An Introduction to Islamic Psychology
Downloads:   Weber


10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Closing Session: Update on Assessing and Treating ADHD and Comorbidities in Children and Adults
Downloads:   Brown



Attendance/CE Certificates

If you need any assistance, please send an email to or call the CPA office at (916) 286-7979.


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