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APA Credit

In-person conference attendees can earn up to 10 hours of APA credit by attending APA-designated sessions. In order to earn APA credit, sign up and pay a $40 fee when you register for the Annual Conference. To receive your certificate, you must sign in and complete an evaluation for each APA-designated session you attend.

APA Credit is not available to virtual attendees.

APA-Designated Sessions

Wednesday, October 18

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Workshop - Consulting & Interventions
The WHEN of Mindfulness: Prepare, Compete, Reflect
Michael Gerson, JFKU/ Mission 6 Zero; Danny Ourian, Holy Names University

2:15 pm - 3:15 pm
Workshop - Social Justice, Equity, and Inclusion
Supporting LGBTQ2IA+ Student-Athlete Affinity Groups at Universities Through Identity-Based Sport Psychology Services
Nicholas Lee, Boston University; Macy Tarrant, Boston University

3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
Symposium - Mental Health
Trauma-Informed Sport Psychology: A New Standard of Care?
Amanda Leibovitz, University of Western States; Mitch Abrams, Learned Excellence for Athletes; Keely Hayden, University of North Texas; Scott Martin, University of North Texas

Thursday, October 19

8:15 am - 9:30 am
Workshop - Tactical Populations
From General Education to Customized Training Solutions: How to Periodize and Individualize Cognitive Training to Specific Performer Needs
John Gassaway, USAF; Steve DeWiggins, Private Practice & Luke AFB; Sofoklis Sarellis, Luke AFB

11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Workshop - Mental Health
The Win-At-All-Costs Mentality: A Catalyst for Eating Disorders and Body Image Disturbance in Female Athletes
Kelsey Varzeas, Walden Behavioral Care; Julie Freedman

Friday, October 20

8:15 am - 9:15 am
Workshop - Mental Health
From Flexibility to Flow: Using the ACT Matrix and DNA-V to Enhance Sport Performance
Ashley Zultanky, Behavior Therapy Associates

11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Workshop - Elite/Pro Sport
Breathing Life into Virtual Interventions:  Utilizing HRV Apps for Virtual/Remote Training with Elite Performers
Lindsay Shaw, Cleveland Guardians; Sean Swallen, Cleveland Guardians Baseball

Saturday, October 21

8:15 am - 9:30 am
Workshop - Injury/Rehabilitation
Introduction to the Human Rehabilitation Framework: An Advanced ACT Workshop
Eddie O'Connor, Dr. Eddie O'Connor, PLLC

1:45 pm - 2:45 pm
Panel - Social Justice, Equity, and Inclusion
Adopting a Scientist-Practitioner-Advocate Model for Graduate Training in Sport Psychology
Rebecca Steins, Saint Louis University; Michael Ross, Saint Louis University; Jordan Collins, Saint Louis University; Isabella Fiorenzo, Saint Louis University; Savannah Jefferis-Henriques, Saint Louis University

3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Workshop - Consulting & Interventions
Psychotherapeutic Interventions for the Treatment of Eating Disorders Among Athletes: Best Practices
Jenny Conviser, Ascend Consultation in Health Care; Caitlyn Hauff, University of South Alabama; Hayley Perelman, Private Practice Owner, Hayley Perelman Ph.D.; Amanda Karas, Elevate Maintain Evolve