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Sport Psychology Services for Elite Athletes Who Have Disabilities: Lessons Learned and Implications for Practice and Research

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Session length is 75 minutes.

Speakers
Sara Mitchell, PhD, United States Olympic Committee
Jamie Shapiro, PhD, CMPC, University of Denver


Overview
In this presentation, two practitioners who provide sport psychology/mental training services to Paralympic athletes will share their unique and shared experiences in working with athletes who have disabilities.
 
Topics will include:

  • Background and literature on presenting concerns relevant to athletes who have disabilities
  • Performance and clinical concerns during the quad and at the Paralympic Games
  • Similarities and differences between Olympic and Paralympic athletes
  • Factors that influence intervention goals, techniques, and approaches to working with this population (including challenges and complexities)
  • The development and application of an emerging model of U.S. Paralympic sport psychology service provision

Continuing Education Credit
K8: Diversity & Culture; Required CE area – Diversity 
1.25 CE Credits

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Students – $25.00

Members – $35.00

Non-members – $50.00

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