MPA's Annual Convention

The 2021 MPA Annual Convention is virtual!  All workshops will be presented live via Zoom.  If you have any questions, check our FAQ and/or click here to submit them. Ready to register? Click here

 

Looking to connect convention attendees with your goods or services? Consider sponsoring the 2021 MPA Annual Convention. We're offering three overall sponsorship packages as well as workshop sponsorships. All packages will provide visibility even after convention. Click here if you're ready to sponsor the 2021 Annual Convention.

 

Post-Convention Virtual Happy Hour hosted by MPA's Early Career Psychologists Committee. Grab your favorite beverage as we toast the end of another great MPA Convention. All are welcome!  RSVP here 


 

Convention Schedule

Monday, November 1st

9:00 AM to 12:20 PM –  The State of the Art of Toxic Stress and Resilience Research: Policy and Practice Implications

Presented by Joan Kaufman, Ph.D.  3 CEs

 

1:00 PM to 4:20 PM - Understanding Child Problematic Sexual Behaviors: Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention

Presented by Stephanie Wolf, J.D., Ph.D.  3 CEs

 

Tuesday, November 2nd

 9:00 AM to 12:20 PM - Involving Minors in Decisions about Mental Health Care: Legal, Ethical, Developmental and Clinical Considerations

Meets the MD Licensing Requirement for Laws/Ethics or Risk Management

Presented by Mary Ann McCabe, Ph.D., ABPP  3 CEs

1:00 PM to 3:10 PM - Looking at the New Laws in Maryland through CLEAR Lenses

Gives you 2 of the 3 CE for the MD Licensing Requirement for Laws/Ethics or Risk Management 

Presented by Richard Bloch, J.D. and Michael Heitt, Psy.D.  2 CEs

 

Wednesday, November 3rd

9:00 AM to 12:20 PM Assessments with Children of Color

Meets the MD Licensing Requirement for Cultural Diversity

 

1:00 PM to 3:10 PM  Conspiracy Theories in Clinical Practice

Presented by Joe Pierre, MD  2 CEs

 

Thursday, November 4th

9:00 AM to 12:20 PM Navigating the Upsides and Downsides of Social Media and Video Games

Presented by Kim Burgess, Ph.D.  3 CEs

1:00 PM to 4:20 PM   Decolonizing Trauma Work - From Micro to Macro 


Meets the MD Licensing Requirement for Cultural Diversity

Presented by Cassandra Walker, LCSW  3 CEs

 

Friday, November 5th

9:00 AM to 12:20 PM Cybersecurity: Basics and Best Practices

Meets the MD Licensing Requirement for Laws/Ethics or Risk Management/ Meets PSYPACT requirements for the E.Passport

Presented by Jess Ranostaj  3 CEs
 

1:00 PM to 4:20 PM The Deployment Cycle and its Impact on Service Members and Their Families

Meets the MD Licensing Requirement for Cultural Diversity

Presented by Christy Collette, LMHC  3 CEs

  

NEW - 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM Convention Virtual Happy Hour hosted by MPA's Early Career Psychologists Committee

Grab your favorite beverage as we toast the end of another MPA Convention. All are welcome! RSVP here 

 

Convention Fee Schedule

 

MPA/MSPA Member Rate

Non-Member rate

1 Live Workshop- Plus video recording of the session. No access to other sessions. 

$90

$135

2 Live Workshops- Videos recordings of all workshops

$160

$270

3 Live Workshops – Video recordings of all workshops

$220

$390

4 Live Workshops- Video recordings of all workshops

$270

$470

5 or more Live Workshops with video recordings of all Workshops

$310

$530

 

Join MPA today to get the member rate! Click here to submit your application.

Current Students: You are able to attend at a 50% discount. Send a copy of your student ID to [email protected] to get the student discount code. 

Group rates are available please contact the MPA office for more details. 

Registration/CE Policies

Please see the Registration Details page for deadlines, cancellation policies, special needs, and requirements for successful completion in order to obtain CE.