Community Networking Events

Events included in the list below are networking events produced by other professionals/associations that may be of interest to SDPA members.

    • 07/09/2020
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM (PDT)
    • Zoom

    Events Committee Meeting

    Next meeting:

     July 9, 2020
    7:00-8:30 pm

    Zoom meeting

    New members are welcome to attend! 

    We will be discussing the future of SDPA events in a Covid-19 world and new directions to explore. All are welcome!

    Please RSVP to the chair, Dr. Debra Halliday at drhalliday@psychotherapyandwellness.com for a link to attend the meeting.


    • 07/18/2020
    • 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM (PDT)

    Working with Transgender and Gender Diverse Clients

    Sat, July 18, 2020
    8:00 AM – 11:30 AM PDT

    Earn 3 CE credits during this engaging and informative course on working with gender diverse clients in mental health.

    CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

    Coastal Continuing Education is excited to announce "Working with Transgender and Gender Diverse Clients" continuing education course (3 CEs available). Participate in this engaging and interactive 3 hour course from the comfort of your own home. All Licensed Mental Health Professionals will earn 3 continuing education credits.

    Course Description:

    Join Dr. Shannon Franklin as she presents an introductory course on supporting Transgender and Gender Diverse Clients in mental health settings. This interactive training will aid clinicians in illuminating their own beliefs, biases, and understanding of the trans community. In addition, participants will learn how to implement gender-confirming therapy techniques and interventions. Dr. Franklin will be leading this training through an experiential approach, creating a safe atmosphere for clinicians to ask questions, actively participate in reflection, and engage in case consultation.

    Learning Objectives

    1. Describe different terms related to gender including but not limited to gender identity, gender expression, transgender, non-binary, gender diverse, etc

    2. Apply understanding regarding the importance of correct use pronouns and increase comfortable using correct pronouns.

    3. Identify common microaggressions experienced by trans and gender diverse folks and increase insight around personal assumptions and biases.

    4. Identity therapy missteps with TGNC clients and how to correct these missteps.

    5. Apply gender-affirming clinical techniques to help reduce gender dysphoria and overall distress.

    6. Summarize best practices when working with TGNC clients.

    Coastal Continuing Education is approved by the California Psychological Association to provide continuing professional education for Psychologists. Coastal Continuing Education maintains responsibility for this program and its content. The BBS recognizes CPA CE credit for MFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, LEPs.

    Online check in will be at 8:00am. Please log in at 8:00am to make sure you are connected via video and audio and are able to view the course. You can then grab yourself a cup of coffee, glass of water, etc. and return a few minutes before 8:30am. You must be logged in and viewing from 8:30am-11:30am to be eligible to receive CE credits. A Zoom Webinar link will be emailed to you prior to the presentation.

    Pricing:

    Licensed Psychologists, MFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and LEPs: $75.00

    Unlicensed (Post-Docs/Associates) not needing CE credit: $55.00

    Students: $35.00

    For groups of 3 or more, use Discount Code "GROUP3" for a 10% discount. Be sure to enter & apply the discount code when registering before you enter your personal details in order for the discount to be applied.

    Cancellations are subject to a $25.00 processing fee and must be received 14 days prior to be eligible for a refund.


    Dr. Franklin is a licensed psychologist specializing in college-age mental health, LGBTQ+ concerns, and gender identity. Dr. Franklin has worked with undergraduate and graduate students in a variety of contexts including the counseling centers at California State University, Northridge and San Bernardino, the University of California San Diego and currently as a staff psychologist at the University of San Diego and Hillcrest Psychological Associates. This has given her a breadth of experience in treating various mental health concerns including depression, anxiety, trauma, grief, relationship issues, family concerns, sexuality, academic/career concerns, substance use, and identity development issues.

    Dr. Franklin is deeply committed to serving historically marginalized communities and has extensive experience providing mental health services to marginalized populations including ethnic minorities, the LGBTQ population. Dr. Franklin specializes in working with those who identify as transgender and/or gender non-conforming. She believes a person’s identities has a profound impact on the way they interpret and experience the world. Dr. Franklin has found that the exploration of social structures, power dynamics, and how these issues relate to and influence relationships can be very beneficial in therapy work.

    Dr. Franklin is the co-founder of the Solve for X (SFX) Mutual Aid group. SFX aims to serve Queer, Trans, People of Color who have been impacted by COVID-19. SFX focuses of provided resources, emotional support, community support, and financial support to Queer, Trans, People of Color. In particular, SFX focuses on supporting BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) folks who are Queer and Trans as well as disabled, undocumented, elderly and single parents. Since its conception on March 22, 2020 SFX has raised over $8,000 and provided funds to over 70 people.

    • 08/07/2020
    • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM (PDT)
    • Zoom

    Community Mental Health Committee Meeting

    Next meeting:

    August 7th
    1:30-3:00 pm

    Zoom meeting

    If you would like to learn more about this committee, want to attend or have questions please contact the Chair: Dr. Karen Zappone - 619-291-6126

    The purpose of the Community Mental Health Committee shall be to monitor developments in the area of community mental health, establishing liaisons with community mental health agencies and organizations, and helping to facilitate the delivery of services by practicing psychologists to the underserved in the public mental health system in San Diego County.

    • 08/11/2020
    • 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM (PDT)
    • By Video

    The Addictive Disorders committee is offering peer consultation. We welcome case consultation questions from any member of SDPA about client addiction issues.

    Please join us by video on the 2nd Tuesday of every other month.

    Tuesday, August 11, 2020
    12:15 pm to 1:45 pm By Video

    Please email tom.horvath@practicalrecovery.com for the link.


    • 09/08/2020
    • 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM (PDT)
    • Humphreys, Sheraton La Jolla

    ADDICTIVE DISORDERS - LUNCH MEETING

    Tuesday, September 8, 2020
    12:15 pm to 1:30 pm

    Humphreys, Sheraton La Jolla
    3299 Holiday Ct.
    La Jolla, CA 92037


    The Addictivie Disorders committee welcomes new members. Please RSVP to email tom.horvath@practicalrecovery.com 

    Please join us the 2nd Tuesday of each month. In odd numbered months we meet for lunch. In even numbered months we meet by video conference call. On these calls we offer case consultation for any SDPA member, about any addictive problem (you don't need to stay for the whole meeting).  All attendees pay for their own lunch.

    • 09/15/2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM (PDT)
    • 12636 High Bluff Dr. Suite 400 , Del Mar

    CULTURAL DIVERSITY COMMITTEE MEETING

    The Cultural Diversity Committee serves the members of SDPA by providing consultations, continuing education training, professional development, and resources related to serving clients from diverse and underrepresented groups.  

    Meeting Dates 3rd Tuesday of the Month except December

    September 15th
    6:30 - 8:00 pm

    12636 High Bluff Dr. Suite 400
    Del Mar, CA

    If you would like more information or want to join please email Chair: Dr. Darlene Townes - dr.dtownes@gmail.com
    • 10/02/2020
    • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM (PDT)
    • Kings Fish House in Mission Valley

    Community Mental Health Committee Meeting

    Next meeting:

    October 2nd
    1:30-3:00 pm

    Kings Fish House in Mission Valley
    825 Camino De La Reina
    San Diego, CA 92108

    If you would like to learn more about this committee, want to attend or have questions please contact the Chair: Dr. Karen Zappone - 619-291-6126

    The purpose of the Community Mental Health Committee shall be to monitor developments in the area of community mental health, establishing liaisons with community mental health agencies and organizations, and helping to facilitate the delivery of services by practicing psychologists to the underserved in the public mental health system in San Diego County.

    • 10/13/2020
    • 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM (PDT)
    • By Video

    The Addictive Disorders committee is offering peer consultation. We welcome case consultation questions from any member of SDPA about client addiction issues.

    Please join us by video on the 2nd Tuesday of every other month.

    Tuesday, October 13, 2020
    12:15 pm to 1:45 pm By Video

    Please email tom.horvath@practicalrecovery.com for the link.


    • 10/20/2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM (PDT)
    • 12636 High Bluff Dr. Suite 400 , Del Mar

    CULTURAL DIVERSITY COMMITTEE MEETING

    The Cultural Diversity Committee serves the members of SDPA by providing consultations, continuing education training, professional development, and resources related to serving clients from diverse and underrepresented groups.  

    Meeting Dates 3rd Tuesday of the Month except December

    October 20th
    6:30 - 8:00 pm

    12636 High Bluff Dr. Suite 400
    Del Mar, CA

    If you would like more information or want to join please email Chair: Dr. Darlene Townes - dr.dtownes@gmail.com
    • 11/10/2020
    • 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM (PST)
    • Humphreys, Sheraton La Jolla

    ADDICTIVE DISORDERS - LUNCH MEETING

    Tuesday, November 10, 2020
    12:15 pm to 1:30 pm

    Humphreys, Sheraton La Jolla
    3299 Holiday Ct.
    La Jolla, CA 92037


    The Addictivie Disorders committee welcomes new members. Please RSVP to email tom.horvath@practicalrecovery.com 

    Please join us the 2nd Tuesday of each month. In odd numbered months we meet for lunch. In even numbered months we meet by video conference call. On these calls we offer case consultation for any SDPA member, about any addictive problem (you don't need to stay for the whole meeting).  All attendees pay for their own lunch.

    • 11/17/2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM (PST)
    • 12636 High Bluff Dr. Suite 400 , Del Mar

    CULTURAL DIVERSITY COMMITTEE MEETING

    The Cultural Diversity Committee serves the members of SDPA by providing consultations, continuing education training, professional development, and resources related to serving clients from diverse and underrepresented groups.  

    Meeting Dates 3rd Tuesday of the Month except December

    November 17th
    6:30 - 8:00 pm

    12636 High Bluff Dr. Suite 400
    Del Mar, CA

    If you would like more information or want to join please email Chair: Dr. Darlene Townes - dr.dtownes@gmail.com
    • 12/04/2020
    • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM (PST)
    • Kings Fish House in Mission Valley

    Community Mental Health Committee Meeting

    Next meeting:

    December 4th
    1:30-3:00 pm

    Kings Fish House in Mission Valley
    825 Camino De La Reina
    San Diego, CA 92108

    If you would like to learn more about this committee, want to attend or have questions please contact the Chair: Dr. Karen Zappone - 619-291-6126

    The purpose of the Community Mental Health Committee shall be to monitor developments in the area of community mental health, establishing liaisons with community mental health agencies and organizations, and helping to facilitate the delivery of services by practicing psychologists to the underserved in the public mental health system in San Diego County.

    • 12/08/2020
    • 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM (PST)
    • By Video

    The Addictive Disorders committee is offering peer consultation. We welcome case consultation questions from any member of SDPA about client addiction issues.

    Please join us by video on the 2nd Tuesday of every other month.

    Tuesday, December 8, 2020
    12:15 pm to 1:45 pm By Video

    Please email tom.horvath@practicalrecovery.com for the link.


Past events

06/19/2020 Community Event - Cultural Diversity Committee Meeting
06/16/2020 SDPA Committee Event - Cultural Diversity Committee Meeting
06/09/2020 SDPA Committee Event - Peer Consultation
06/02/2020 SDPA Committee Event - A Consult Hour on Addictive Issues in Telehealth Sessions
05/06/2020 SDPA Committee Event - ECP Virtual Networking Forum
04/21/2020 SDPA Committee Event - Cultural Diversity Committee Meeting
04/14/2020 SDPA Committee Event - Peer Consultation
04/03/2020 SDPA Member Event - Suicide Therapies That Work
03/24/2020 SDPA Committee Event - Disaster Psychology Committee
03/22/2020 SDPA Member Event - Aging With Resilience- Combating Loneliness & Enhancing Mental Health
03/17/2020 SDPA Committee Event - Cultural Diversity Committee Meeting
03/14/2020 SDPA Event - State of the Association Annual Meeting
03/11/2020 SDPA Committee Event - Science Fair Judging
03/10/2020 SDPA Committee Event - Addictive Disorders Lunch
03/10/2020 SDPA Committee Event - Men's Issues Committee Meeting
03/07/2020 SDPA Member Event - Getting the Love you Want Couples workshop
02/24/2020 SDPA Committee Event - Forensic Committee Meeting
02/20/2020 SDPA Member Event - DBT and Substance Use Disorders
02/18/2020 SDPA Committee Event - Cultural Diversity Committee Meeting
02/15/2020 SDPA Member Event - Hold Me Tight© Couples Workshop
02/12/2020 SDPA Committee Event - Events Committee Meeting
02/11/2020 SDPA Committee Event - Disaster Psychology Committee Meeting
02/11/2020 SDPA Committee Event - Peer Consultation
02/11/2020 SDPA Committee Event - Men's Issues Committee Meeting
02/08/2020 SDPA Committee Event - Supervision Committee Meeting
02/07/2020 SDPA Committee Event - Community Mental Health Committee Meeting
01/23/2020 SDPA Committee Event - TAX TIME Q&A
12/10/2019 SDPA Committee Event - Peer Consultation December
12/10/2019 SDPA Committee Event - Men's Issues Committee Meeting
12/07/2019 SDPA Committee Event - Supervision Committee Meeting
11/19/2019 SDPA Committee Event - Cultural Diversity and Inclusion Committee Meeting
11/19/2019 SDPA Committee Event - SDPA Disaster Psychology Committee Meeting
11/16/2019 SDPA Committee Event - Events Meeting
11/14/2019 Community Event - Serving Our Military and Veteran Clients
11/12/2019 SDPA Committee Event - Addictive Disorders Lunch November
11/12/2019 SDPA Committee Event - Men's Issues Committee Meeting
11/08/2019 Community Event - Tour of SD County Office of Emergency Operations
11/06/2019 SDPA Committee Event - Fall Fusion Mixer with ECP
11/02/2019 SDPA Member Event - Hold Me Tight© Couples Workshop
10/26/2019 SDPA Member CE Event - San Diego Bowen Family Systems Theory Conference
10/15/2019 SDPA Committee Event - Diversity and Inclusion Committee Meeting
10/08/2019 SDPA Committee Event - Peer Consultation October
10/08/2019 SDPA Committee Event - Men's Issues Committee Meeting
09/24/2019 SDPA Committee - Disaster Psychology Committee Meeting
09/21/2019 SDPA Committee Event -Winter Party Meeting
09/21/2019 SDPA Committee Event - Group Psychotherapy Workshop
09/12/2019 SDPA Committee Event - Addictive Discorders Networking Event
09/10/2019 SDPA Committee Event -Lunch September
09/10/2019 SDPA Committee Event - Men's Issues Committee Meeting
09/06/2019 SDPA Committee Event - Tour of SD County Office of Emergency Operations
08/26/2019 SDPA Committee Event - Forensic Committee Meeting
08/13/2019 SDPA Committee Event - Peer Consultation
07/31/2019 SDPA Member Event - The San Diego GSRD Forum’s Summer Cocktail Mixer!
07/25/2019 SDPA Member Event - The Transformative Power of Disconnection
07/20/2019 SDPA Member Event - Hold Me Tight© Couples Workshop
06/29/2019 SDPA Member Event - Documentary Discussions
06/07/2019 SDPA Member CE Event - This is the Talking Cure
04/20/2019 SDPA MEMBER EVENT A Social Group for GSRD-Affirmative Therapists
03/23/2019 SDPA Member - Yoga for Stress Reduction
01/23/2019 SDPA Committee Event - TAX TIME Q&A
09/16/2017 SDPA Member Event - LGBT
09/15/2017 Community Event - Living Well
08/27/2017 SDPA Networking Event - Summer Social
08/23/2017 SDPA Member Event - CHILD
08/18/2017 Community CE Event - Networking, Presentation, Tour
06/28/2017 Community Event - Gender Odyssey


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