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APA Credit

APA credit will be offered to all attendees at an additional cost. You can register/pay for APA credit at the time of conference registration. If you previously registered for the conference and were unable to add APA credit, you may add it here. You must attend sessions live in order to receive APA credit. Credit is not available for on demand sessions.

After the conference, you will receive an evaluation form. We must receive your completed form in order to issue your APA certificates.

You can earn up to 12 hours by attending the sessions below:

Wednesday, October 6

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
From the Battlefield to the Playing Field: Optimizing Attention and Well-being with Mindfulness Training
Amishi Jha, Mindfulness, Attention, and Working Memory Researcher, University of Miami

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
The More I Learn the Less I Know: Experienced Practitioners Discuss Their Journeys Toward Wisdom
Mark Aoyagi, University of Denver; Alexander Cohen, United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee; Michael Gervais, Pinnacle Performance Center; Wendy Borlabi, Chicago Bulls; Anne Marte Pensgaard, Norwegian School of Sport Sciences  & NOC; Richard Gordin, Utah State University

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Athletes’ Mental Health: From Prevalence to Barriers to Performance
Trent Petrie, University of North Texas; Randi Jackson, University of North Texas; Heather Keifer, University of North Texas; Kelzie Beebe, University of North Texas; Lindsey Slavin, University of North Texas; Macey Arnold, University of North Texas; Justin Harker, University of North Texas; Julian Yoon, University of North Texas; Megan Drew, University of North Texas; Carmyn Hayes, University of North Texas; James Houle, The Ohio State University; Josie Nicholson, University of Mississippi

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
Advocating for Trans Inclusion in Sport: The Role of Sport Psychology Professionals/Practitioners
Hannah Bennett, Augusta University; Emma Kraus, Boston University; Brooke Rundle; Ryan Socolow, Springfield College; Meghan Halbrook, Randolph College; Robert Owens, University of Western States; Bernadette Compton (she/her/hers), Bowling Green State University; Annie Bluher; Ellea Bachmeier, University of Wisconsin- Green Bay

Thursday, October 7

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Change the Frame, Change the Game: Doing Anti-Racism Work in Applied Sport and Performance Psychology (SPP)  Teaching, Research, and Consulting
Chelsea Wooding, North Park University; Robert Owens, University of Western States; Amanda Perkins-Ball, Rice University; Shameema Yousuf, Empower2Perform / Valor Performance

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
The Development and Implementation of Mental Health Programming in the USOPC and the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games
Cody Commander, University of Oklahoma Athletics Dept; Jessica Bartley, University of Denver

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The New “Normal” of Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology: Professional and Ethical Issues for Practice in a Pandemic
Brandonn Harris, Georgia Southern University; Megan Byrd, Georgia Southern University; Sarah Castillo, University of Western States; Jonathan Metzler, Magellan Federal

Friday, October 8

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Ethics Lecture - Be Water: The Ripple Effects of Unethical Practices
Angel Brutus, USOPC

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Dual Diagnosis: Managing the Impact of COVID-19 and Social Unrest on Professional Sport Teams
Nohelani Lawrence, ; Wendy Borlabi, Chicago Bulls; Kensa Gunter, Gunter Psychological Services, LLC; Nicole Linen, Denver Broncos Football Club; Nyaka NiiLampti, National Football League

Saturday, October 9

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Panel - Mental Performance Consulting During the Pandemic: Pearls of Wisdom for the Future
Alex Auerbach, Toronto Raptors; Nicole Linen, Denver Broncos; Adam Naylor, Telos SPC; Jamie Shapiro, University of Denver

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
“I’m Sorry You Feel That Way But that Wasn’t My Intention:” How to Apologize with Cultural Humility
Sae-Mi Lee, California State University, Los Angeles; Matthew Bejar, Mount Mercy University; Aaron Goodson, Mississippi State University; Angel Brutus, USOPC

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
Three Perspectives on Enhancing Culturally and Technically Competent Performance Psychology Practice in the Military
Gloria Park, Consortium for Health and Military Performance; Susannah Knust, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research; Sam Whalen, KBR