SVPA Fall Conference: Realizing Psychology's Purpose: Embracing Your Role

  • Friday, October 04, 2019
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Hilton Arden-West, 2200 Harvard St, Sacramento, CA 95815


  • Discounted rate to attend the entire conference
  • Attending only for presentation. Does not include CE credits.
  • $50 off registration ($225 - 50 = $175)
  • 1/2 Table, Quarter page Ad
  • Lunch/Breakfast Signage, Table, Half Page Program Ad, 6 Conference Tickets
  • Backdrop Logo, 5 Min Plenary Intro, Full Page Ad, Table, 10 Conference Tickets
  • Table, Quarter Page Program Ad, 2 Conference Tickets
  • Conference attendee using ticket from Sponsor

Registration is closed

Full Program: SVPA 2019 Program-print.pdf


8 - 9 AM: Registration and Breakfast

9 - 10:30 AM: Welcome and Keynote Plenary Session

Helping the Helpers: Preventing Burnout by Prioritizing Purpose and Presence

By: Christina Spragg, Ph.D.

10:30 - 11 AM: Break for Group Photo, Networking, Exhibits

11 - 12:30 PM: Break out sessions

The Eye of the Storm: Finding Peace Amidst Chaos

By: Marjon Fariba, M.D., Lynn Wilcox, Ph.D., Mohammad Sadoghi, Ph.D., & Nasim Bahadorani, DrPh, MBS, CHES

ADHD Across the Lifespan: Considerations for Outcomes and Treatment

By: J. Faye Dixon, Ph.D., Samantha Blair, Ph.D., Agnieszka Mlodnicka, Ph.D., & Tici Silba, MEd

Psychophysiologic Disorders: Integrated Approaches to Understanding and Treating Somatic Symptoms

By: Les Aria, Ph.D. & Stacie Lloyd, M.A.

12:30 - 1:30 PM: Lunch, Exhibits

1:30 - 3 PM: Break out sessions

Navigating Neurocognitive Disorders for the Mental Health Practitioner

By: Carol Chambers, Psy.D. & Linda Trettin, Ph.D.

Psychotherapy Related Research and CBT Treatment of Children and Adolescents in Private Practice

By: Lothar Mader, Ph.D.

Identifying and Effectively Using Your Competence Constellation: A Workshop for Practicing Psychologists

By: David Jull-Patterson, Ph.D.

3 - 3:15 PM: Break

3:15 - 4:45 PM: Break out sessions

Incorporating Fathers in Behavioral Health Treatment of Children and Adolescents

By: Olivia Briceño Contreras, Psy.D. & Jennifer Bob, Psy.D.

Systematic Affair Recovery Therapy

By: Talal H. Alsaleem, Psy.D., LMFT

The How/What of a Fitness for Duty Evaluation and Health Law Considerations

By: Emmanuel Zamora, Psy.D. & Ronald E. Kaldor, JD

4:45 - 5 PM: Checkout/ Pick up CE certificates

5 - 6:30 PM: Social Hour

CPA is co-sponsoring with Sacramento Valley Psychological Association. CPA is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists and recognized by the BBS to offer CE credit for its licensees. CPA maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.

Refund Schedule for Cancellations:

By September 6, 2019: 80% refund

By September 27, 2019: 60% refund

By October 3, 2019: 40% refund 

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