Upcoming events

    • Friday, October 19, 2018
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Hilton Arden-West, 2200 Harvard Street, Sacramento, CA 95815

    Conference Program

    8 - 9

    Registration and Breakfast

    9 - 10:30

    Welcome and Keynote

    Historical Oppression in the Field of Psychology and How We 

    Move Forward

    Panelists: Kristee Haggins, Ph.D., Gregory Desierto, Psy.D., 

    Sheetal Shah, Ph.D., & Martha Trigueros, MSW 

    Discussant: Marcella Kreysa, Psy.D.

    10:30 - 11

    Break: Networking & Exhibits

    11 – 12:30

    Mental Health and Legal Services within Immigrant Communities: 

    A Panel Discussion with Psychologists and Immigration Attorneys

    By: Sharon P. Howard, Ph.D., M. Esmeralda Zamudio, Psy.D.

    Kishwer Vikaas Barrica, Esq., Bianca M. Dueñas & Marcus Tang

    Gestalt Therapy in Group Context: Mindfulness-Based Treatment 

    Before It Was Cool!

    By: Nathaniel Mills, Ph.D.

    What Every Psychologist Should Know About Working with Older 


    By: Irving Hellman, Ph.D.

    12:30 - 1:30


    1:30 - 3

    Psychology of the Black Experience: Understanding Racial 

    Trauma and Healing

    By: Kristee Haggins, Ph.D.

    How to Facilitate a Hold Me Tight/Let Me Go ‘Families with 

    Teens’ Workshop

    By: Paul A. Aikin, PH.D. & Nancy T. Aikin, Ph.D.     

    A Client-Centered Approach to Psychological Testing Feedback 

    with Youth

    By: Elizabeth Solomon, Psy.D. ,Carlina R. Wheeler, Ph.D., 

    Stacey Peerson, Ph.D.  & Richelle Long, Ph.D.

    3 - 3:15


    3:15 – 4:45

    A Therapist’s Guide to Consensual Nonmonogamy: Polyamory, 

    Swinging, and Open Marriage

    By: Rhea Orion, Ph.D., LMFT, CST

    Acid versus Gun as a Weapon of Assault: Understanding the 

    Cultural and Psychological Implications for Dealing with the 

    Aftermath of Assault

    By: Baljit Atwal, Ph.D.

    The Evolution of Eating Disorder Diagnoses and The 

    Implications for Treatment

    By: Chassity Angeny-Showalter, Psy.D.

    4:45 - 5

    CE Certificate Pick Up & Sign Out

    5 - 6:30

    Social Hour!

    CPA is co-sponsoring with the Sacramento Valley Psychological Association. The California Psychological Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CPA maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.

    ** CE credits currently under review. For more information about CE credits, please contact Dr. Ryan Cheperka at

    • Friday, November 09, 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • La Venadita, 3501 3rd Ave, Sacramento, CA

    • Saturday, December 01, 2018
    • 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    • Embassy Suites, 100 Capitol Mall, Sacramento, CA 95814

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