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Conference on The Practice of Addiction Psychology

  • 06/25/2022
  • 8:45 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa & Marina


  • Speakers are fully comped.

6 CEs




June 25, 2022

Registration begins at 8:00 am

8:45 am -5:30 pm

This is a conference you won’t want to miss!

This one-day conference, designed for both addiction specialists and mental health generalists, is co-sponsored by APA Division 50 (Society of Addiction Psychology) and the San Diego Psychological Association (SDPA). Participants can earn up to 6 APA CE credits for their attendance.

Topics include:

Keynote Address: The Impact of Substance Use Prohibition and Criminalization on Communities of Color (1 APA CE credit)
Maysa Akbar, Ph.D. (Chief Diversity Officer, American Psychological Association)

    Track 1

    Mutual Help Groups for Addictive Problems
    A. Tom Horvath, PhD, ABPP

    Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement: A New Neuroscience-Based Treatment for Addiction and Pain 
    Eric L. Garland, Ph.D.

    Medication-Assisted Therapies for Addiction
    Laurel B. Witt, MD, Phil

    Everything you Need to Know about Cannabis 
    Bradley T. Conner, PhD

    Track 2

    Good People Do Bad Things: Ethics for Addiction Psychologists  
    Jessica Martin, Ph.D.

    Psychological Treatment of Addictive Disorders: An Interactive Workshop 
    Bruce S. Liese, Ph.D.

    Speakers are experts and leaders in their fields from all over the United States. All are committed to applying addiction science to clinical practice in ways that are meaningful to clinicians and trainees.

    This conference will take place (in-person) at the beautiful Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina in San Diego, CA. Lunch and refreshments are included in the registration fee.

    For more information about the conference, contact:

       Registration Fees  Early-Bird
       REGULAR   On-Site
       Member $125  $150 $200
       Member Student $60  $85 $125
       Non-Member $180 $205 $255
       Non-Member Student $85 $110 $160

      Click here to read our Conflict of Interest

      CE Grievance Procedure
      SDPA is fully committed to conducting all activities in strict conformance with the APAs Ethical Principles of Psychologists.  SDPA will comply with all legal and ethical responsibilities to be non-discriminatory in promotional activities, program content and in the treatment of program participants.  
      See CE Grievance Procedure.

      Attendance Policy:
       CE Credit and Certificates will not be issued to those who arrive later than 10 minutes or leave early from any course scheduled time. This policy is strictly enforced to ensure compliance with APA Guidelines.

      Cancellation Policy:  No refund will be given to any registered individual who is a no-show to a course. Any individual canceling within 72 hours of a course will be refunded 50% of the course fee.

      ADA Compliant venue for accessibility accommodations contact Tami Magaro - sdpa@sdpsych.org.


      American Psychological Association
      The San Diego Psychological Association (SDPA) is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. SDPA maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

      In California, APA approved CE’s are valid for licensed psychologists, licensed school psychologists, LCSW, LMFT, LEP & LPCC licensees. Though APA is a national organization, the out of state licensee should check with their state governing board to make sure that APA approved CE'’s are valid in their state for their license. 

      See SDPA Website Continuing Education Policies.

      Thank you to all our exhibitors


      Contact Us:
      San Diego Psychological Association
      4699 Murphy Canyon Rd.  Suite 105
      San Diego, CA 92123

      Diana Garza
      Office Manager
      (858) 277-1463
      Fax (858) 277-1402

      San Diego Psychological Association is a 501(c) 6 non-profit organization.
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