A variety of programs related to HIV/AIDS are being offered at this year’s convention. Please view selected sessions below.

Check back for updates or changes as we get closer to convention. A comprehensive listing of HIV/AIDS related sessions will be posted and downloadable.

Symposium: Intimate Partner Violence and HIV: Intersectionality and the Accumulation of Risk
Friday, Aug. 7
2-3:50 p.m. | Convention Center, Room 205D 

Chairs: Matthew D. Skinta, PhD, ABPP, Palo Alto University; Christina Meade, PhD, Duke University
Discussant: Gina Brown, MD, Office of AIDS Research, National Institutes of Health

  • Intimate Partner Violence and Sex Trading among Methamphetamine Users in South Africa
    Presenter: Christina Meade, PhD, Global Health Institute, Duke University
  • Understanding and Assessing the Multi-dimensional and Cumulative Context of Interpersonal Violence and Risks for HIV: Prevention Will Never be the Same
    Presenter: Gail E. Wyatt, PhD, Center for Culture, Trauma, and Mental Health Disparities, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, UCLA
  • Bringing Visibility to HIV+ Women with and Without Co-occurring Disabilities as a Protected Disability Group under the ADA
    Presenters: Julie L. Williams, PsyD, ABRP, Wright State University; Carrie R. Pilarski, PhD, CBIS, Origami Brain Injury Rehabilitation Center
  • The Price of Prevention: Addressing Economic Factors and IPV in Women Living with HIV
    Presenters: Ramani S. Durvasula, PhD, California State University, Los Angeles; Dionne J. Jones, PhD, National Institute on Drug Abuse
  • Psychiatric Effects of Early-Adolescent Abuse among Transgender Persons
    Presenter: Larry Nuttbrock, PhD, National Development & Research Institutes, Inc.

CE Credits*: CE credits will be offered.

Sponsors: Board for the Advancement of Psychology in the Public Interest, Committee on Psychology and AIDS, Committee on Aging, Committee on Disability Issues in Psychology, Committee on Ethnic Minority Affairs, Committee on Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, Committee on Socioeconomic Status, Committee on Women in Psychology, Committee on Children, Youth and Families, and Committee on Rural Health.

Special Event: 25th Anniversary of Committee on Psychology and AIDS, 2015 Psychology and AIDS Leadership Awards Reception
Saturday, Aug. 8
4:30-5:45 p.m. | Upper Canada Room, Fairmont Royal York Hotel

Chair:  Matthew D. Skinta, PhD, ABPP, Chair, Committee on Psychology and AIDS (COPA)

Sponsor: Committee on Psychology and AIDS, Office on AIDS

*Sessions offering CE credits have been reviewed and approved by the American Psychological Association Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP) and the Continuing Education Committee (CEC) to offer CE credits for psychologists. 

The CEP Office and the CEC maintain responsibility for the delivery of the programs.