Office on Aging

The Office on Aging is highlighting a variety of programming at the APA’s 2014 convention.
Please see selected sessions below and check back for more additions as we get closer to convention.

Wednesday, Aug. 6

Preconvention Workshop:  What Psychologists Should Know about Working with Older Adults
CE Credits: 7. Additional fee required for this full-day workshop.
8:00 a.m. – 3:50 p.m. | Grand Hyatt Washington Hotel
Participants:  Kelly Carney, PhD, CMC, Phoebe Center for Excellence in Dementia Care, Allentown, Pa.; Margaret Norris, PhD, Private Practice, Longmont, Colo.; Forrest Scogin, PhD, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Glenn Smith, PhD, ABPP, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.

Friday, Aug. 8, 2014

Speed Mentoring Workshop for graduate students, fellows, early career psychologists, and junior investigators: Building Research Careers in Geropsychology and Neuropsychology
9:00 -10:50 a.m. | Convention Center, East Salon C
Co-chairs: Drs. Kimberly Hiroto and Shawn McClintock
Participants: NIH program officers and prominent senior investigators
Sponsors: APA Division 20 and Division 40 Scientific Advisory Committee, Committee on Aging, Committee of Early Career Psychologists

Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014

The Coming of Age of APA's Committee on Aging: Influencing Aging Research, Practice, and Policy symposium
Division 20 sponsored, two hours
12:00 – 1:50 p.m. | Convention Center, Room 144C
Chair: Dr. Karen Roberto
Participants: Steven Zarit, PhD, Pennsylvania State University; Toni C. Antonucci, PhD, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan; Manfred Diehl, PhD, Colorado State University; Sara H. Qualls, PhD, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs; Jennifer Moye, PhD, VA Boston Healthcare System, Brockton Campus: Gregory A. Hinrichsen, PhD, Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, N.Y.
Sponsors: APA Division 20 and Committee on Aging

APA Committee on Aging Internship Networking Event
4:00 – 4:50 p.m. | Supreme Court Room, Marriott Marquis Washington Hotel
Sponsors: Committee on Aging and the Council of Professional Geropsychology Training Programs

2014 CONA Conversation Hour:  Engaging Aging Through Art and CONA Award Presentation
5:00 – 5:50 p.m. | Supreme Court Room, Marriott Marquis Washington Hotel