Pre-Conference Workshops

 
American Psychological Association-approved Continuing Education credits are available where indicated for an extra charge of $25/workshop. CE credits are not available to students.
 

Full Day 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
 

Being Bold: Publishing Feminist Work
Catriona McCloud & Jeanne Maracek
No CE credits. Full day: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. Fee: $80 ($40 students)


This workshop is intended for advanced graduate students and early career academics who seek to publish works in progress. Working together, participants will: formulate an outline of a paper; identify venues for publication; devise strategies leading to acceptance for publication; and consider criteria reviewers use to assess feminist scholarship.
 

Morning Workshops: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.


Photo and Hashtag Activism
Mala Matacin & Kristen Comefero
CE credits available. Half-day: 8:00 am – 12:00 noon. Fee: $50 ($25 students)


Photo activist projects seek to raise awareness of an issue through photography. In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn about, and practice, photo activism. Participants will leave the workshop with a 'toolkit' of photo activist skills, and strategies for deploying them in their everyday lives.
 
Gender Affirmative Care for Transgender and Gender Diverse Youth
Coleen Williams & Brenna Lash
CE credits available. Half-day: 8:00 am – 12:00 noon. Fee: $50 ($25 students).


This workshop will provide introductory-to-intermediate level training about assessment and intervention for transgender youth from ages 3-18 years old. Pubertal suppression and hormone therapy will be discussed. There will be experiential learning activities and interactive case conferencing during the workshop. Clinicians and students of all levels are welcome.
 
Fostering Positive Mental Health Outcomes for Immigrant Youth in Schools and in the Community 
Vanessa Prosper & Charmain Jackman
CE credits available. Half-day: 8:00 am – 12:00 noon. Fee: $50 ($25 students).


This workshop will provide foundational information needed to engage in ethical and culturally competent practices to foster positive mental health outcomes for immigrant youth in schools and in community and hospital settings.
 

Afternoon Workshops: 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.


Gender Affirmative Care for Transgender and Gender Diverse Adults: Assessment, Intervention, and Case Conference
Coleen Williams
CE credits available. Half-day: 1:00 – 4:00 pm. Fee: $50 ($25 students).


This workshop will provide introductory-to-intermediate level training about assessment and intervention for transgender adults (18+). Hormone therapy and surgical interventions will be discussed. There will be experiential learning activities and interactive case conferencing during the workshop. Clinicians and students of all levels are welcome.
 
Applying Theory and Research to Understanding and Working with Multiracial Youth and their Families
Annamaria Csizmadia
CE credits available. Half-day: 1:00 – 4:00 pm. Fee: $50 ($25 students).


This workshop will describe the heterogeneous multiracial population and discuss intra-individual characteristics and environmental influences that shape multiracial youth racial identity choices, and their consequences for psycho-social adjustment. Drawing on ecological theory and research, participants will compile a list of best practices for working with multiracial youth and families.
 
Applied Multivariate Methods for Psychologists
Leslie Brick & Zachary Kunicki
CE credits available. Half-day: 1:00 – 4:00 pm. Fee: $50 ($25 students).


Provides a survey of multivariate methods commonly applied in the psychological and behavioral sciences, focusing on underlying themes across methods, including: comparisons to other methods, assumptions and limitations, what questions can be addressed, underlying theoretical models, and how to analyze and interpret results. Bring your research questions for consultation.
 
Older Women's Caucus Annual Preconference Workshop
Leonore Tiefer
No CE credits available. Half-day: 1:00 – 4:00 pm. Fee: $50 ($25 students).


All are welcome to meet with and discuss strategies for dealing with issues impacting older available.