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TUESDAY, JULY 27

Planning for your career as a practitioner

10:00-11:50 a.m.

Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort and Spa, Tapa Ballroom III

Speakers: Miguel E. Gallardo, PsyD (chair), University of California, Irvine; Jean Carter, PhD, Division 42 (Psychologists in Independent Practice); Josephine D. Johnson, PhD, Division 42; Esther Lerman Freeman, PhD, Division 42; Mitchell Hicks, PhD (discussant), Division 42.

Details: A $10 registration fee can be paid at the door; to reserve a seat, e-mail Betsy Horrocks.


APAGS ambassador training

3:00-4:00 p.m.

Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort and Spa, Tapa Ballroom III

Details: All APAGS ambassadors must attend this training to receive important information and materials about being an APAGS convention ambassador. Also see Volunteer and become a convention insider in this issue.


So many choices: finding the right doctoral program

6:00-9:00 p.m.

Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort and Spa, Honolulu Room I

Speakers: F. Jeri Carter, PhD, Washington School of Professional Psychology; Andre Vlok, APAGS Convention Committee chair, Argosy University/Seattle.


APAGS pre-convention internship workshop

5:00-9:00 p.m.

Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort and Spa, Tapa Ballroom III

Presenters:Carol Williams-Nickelson, PsyD, APA, APAGS; Mitchell J. Prinstein, PhD, Yale University; Greg Keilin, PhD, University of Texas at Austin, Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers; Shane J. Lopez, PhD, University of Kansas.

Details: The deadline for pre-registration is June 15; the cost is $25 for APAGS members and $30 for nonmembers. After June 15, on-site registration only will be available ($30 for APAGS members, $35 for nonmembers). Attendees will receive a copy of "Internships in Psychology: Writing Successful Applications and Finding the Right Match" (APA, 2004). Also see Advice on landing an internship in this issue.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 28

Presenter orientation

8:00-8:50 a.m.

APAGS Suite

Details: This orientation and breakfast for presenters at APAGS regular or suite programs is by invitation only.


Making the most of APA convention: strategies for graduate students

9:00-9:50 a.m.

APAGS Suite

Speakers: Ira Saiger (chair), APAGS member-at-large, communication focus, Yeshiva University; Andre Vlok, APAGS Convention Committee chair, Argosy University/Seattle; Angela Green, APAGS member-at-large, general focus, Spalding University; Stephen Hampe, APAGS member-at-large, practice focus, Capella University; Espen Correll, APAGS Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Concerns chair, California School of Professional Psychology.


How to prepare APA/APAGS program proposals and why students should

10:00-10:50 a.m.

Convention Center 313 C

Speakers: Stuart C. Tentoni, PhD (chair), University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; Cynthia De Vaney Olvey, APAGS Convention Committee member, Argosy University/Phoenix; Melinda K. Stoops, PhD, Framingham State College; Julanne Erickson, PsyD, independent practice.


Preparing for comps: a state of mind, body and soul

11:00—11:50 a.m.

Convention Center 310

Speakers: Max H. Hines, PhD (chair), Northwestern Health Sciences University; Mary L. Nelson, PhD, University of Wisconsin; Andre Vlok, APAGS Convention Committee chair, Argosy University/Seattle; Rufus R. Gonzales, Loyola University.


Navigating the internship application process: survival strategies from APAGS and APPIC

Noon-1:50 p.m.

Convention Center 310

Speakers: Nadine J. Kaslow, PhD (chair), Emory University School of Medicine; Joyce Illfelder-Kaye, PhD, Penn State University; Mitch Prinstein, PhD, Yale University; Michael Madson, APAGS member-at-large, education focus; Pamela J. Epps, PhD, Emory University Student Counseling Center; Greg Keilin, PhD, University of Texas at Austin.


Applying for a postdoctoral position: making the most of your postdoc experience

Noon-12:50 p.m.

APAGS Suite

Speakers: Deborah A. Weber (chair), University of Miami School of Medicine; Andre Vlok (co-chair), APAGS Convention Committee chair, Argosy University/Seattle; Robert A. Stern, PhD, Brown Medical School; Douglas Carpenter, PsyD, Forest Institute of Professional Psychology; Christina A. Pietz, PhD, U.S. Medical Center for Federal Prisoners; David J. Martin, PhD, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.


Questions and answers: a conversation with the APPIC chair

1:00-1:50 p.m.

APAGS Suite

Speaker: Emil R. Rodolfa, PhD, University of California, Davis.

 

Ambassador debriefing 2:00-3:00 p.m. APAGS Suite Details: The debriefing is only for APAGS ambassadors, who can stop by with questions about the first full day at convention.

THURSDAY, JULY 29

Food for thought breakfast

8:00-8:50 a.m.

APAGS Suite

Speakers: Charles Brewer, PhD, Furman University; Barry Anton, PhD, APA Board of Directors, University of Puget Sound; Laura S. Brown, PhD, Washington School of Professional Psychology, Argosy University/Seattle. Details: Limited seats are available at this complimentary breakfast and chat with distinguished psychologists. Sign up at the APAGS booth on-site.


Dissertation management: how to avoid becoming an ABD

9:00-9:50 a.m.

Convention Center 311

Speakers: Stuart C. Tentoni, PhD (chair), University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; Doris Johnson S. Browne, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; JoAnne Graham, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; Cynthia De Vaney Olvey, APAGS Convention Committee member, Argosy University/Phoenix; Melinda K. Stoops, PhD, Framingham State College. Also see Clearing dissertation hurdles in this issue.


The internship process: up close and personal I

10:00-10:50 a.m.

APAGS Suite

Speakers: Catherine L. Grus, PhD, University of Miami; Jessica Henderson-Daniel, PhD, Harvard Medical School, The Children's Hospital; Sharon L. Berry, PhD, Children's Hospital and Clinics; Robert K. Klepac, PhD, Wilford Hall Medical Center; Thomas J. Power, PhD, University of Pennsylvania. Details: All convention participants are welcome, but space is very limited in the breakout groups, which are follow-ups to the Pre-convention Internship Workshop. Sign up at the APAGS booth.


Investing in creativity: a personal, educational and professional choice

11:00—11:50 a.m.

APAGS Suite

Speakers: Dana M. LaMair (chair), Forest Institute of Professional Psychology; Douglas Carpenter, PsyD, Forest Institute of Professional Psychology.


APAGS poster session

Noon-12:50 p.m.

Convention Center Kamehameha Exhibit Hall

Details: See the APAGS Web site for a list of presenters.


CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service: an innovative public health training opportunity for psychologists

1:00-1:50 p.m.

APAGS Suite

Speakers: Rodney Hammond, PhD (chair), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); Victor Balaban, PhD, CDC; Drue Barrett, PhD, CDC; Kathleen McDuffie, PhD, CDC.

FRIDAY, JULY 30

Food for thought breakfast

8:00-8:50 a.m.

APAGS Suite

Speakers: Patricia Arredondo, EdD, Arizona State University, National Latina/o Psychological Association; Allen Ivey, EdD, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Microtraining Associates Inc.; Mary Bradford Ivey, EdD, Microtraining Associates Inc. Details: Limited seats are available at this complimentary breakfast and chat with distinguished psychologists. Sign up at the APAGS booth on-site.


Everything students need to know about licensure and certification

8:00-9:50 a.m.

Convention Center 320

Speakers: Thomas J. Vaughn, PhD (chair), Oklahoma Board of Examiners of Psychologists; Emil R. Rodolfa, PhD, University of California, Davis; Barbara Van Horn, PhD, Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards; Ralph E. Packard, PhD, University of Utah. Also see Get the facts on licensure and certification in this issue.


The internship process: up close and personal II

10:00-10:50 a.m.

APAGS Suite

Speakers: Richard B. Weinberg, PhD, University of South Florida, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health; Irene Bell, PhD, The Help Group; Douglas W. Carpenter, PsyD, Forest Institute of Professional Psychology; Vito DonGiovanni, PhD, Torrance State Hospital. Details: All convention participants are welcome, but space is very limited in the breakout groups, which are follow-ups to the Pre-convention Internship Workshop. Sign up at the APAGS booth.


Life happens: managing graduate school, life and caring for yourself

11:00-11:50 a.m.

APAGS Suite

Speakers: Robert J. Metzger III (chair), Forest Institute of Professional Psychology; Carol Williams-Nickelson, PsyD, APA, APAGS; Patrick Bennett, University of Nevada, Reno; Martha L. Thompson, Forest Institute of Professional Psychology.


Assistant professor applicant? Tips on the job market application process

Noon-12:50 p.m.

Convention Center 301 B

Speakers: Patrick R. Bennett (chair), University of Nevada, Reno; Mitchell J. Prinstein, PhD (co-chair), Yale University; Matthew K. Nock, PhD, Harvard University; Douglas S. Mennin, PhD, Yale University; Jill M. Hooley, PhD, Harvard University. Also see Landing a job in academe in this issue.


Committee on Ethnic Minority Affairs (CEMA) open business meeting and social hour

Noon-12:50 p.m.

APAGS Suite

Details: The meeting is open to all students who want to learn about or become involved in APAGS-CEMA activities.


Psychology careers

1:00-1:50 p.m.

Convention Center 310

Presenters: Christy Balisle (chair), California State University-San Marcos; Angela Gorzeman (co-chair), California State University-San Marcos; Le'Roy E. Reese, PhD, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Sonia Y. Ruiz, PhD, California State University-San Marcos; Christine R. Guzzardo, PhD; Anne Marie White, EdD, National Institutes of Health. Also see Career moves in this issue.


APAGS Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Concerns open business meeting and social hour

1:00-1:50 p.m.

APAGS Suite

Details: This meeting is open to all students who wish to learn about or become involved in the committee's activities.

SATURDAY, JULY 31

Food for thought breakfast

8:00-8:50 a.m.

APAGS Suite

Speakers: Jack Wiggins, PhD, former APA president, Missouri Institute of Mental Health; Beth Rom-Rymer, PhD, Rom-Rymer and Associates, Division 55 (American Society for the Advancement of Pharmacotherapy); Morgan Sammons, PhD, National Navy Medical Center; Matt Nessetti, PhD, Nebraska Comprehensive Health Care, Division 55. Details: Limited seats are available at this complimentary breakfast and chat with leaders of the prescription privileges movement. Sign up at the APAGS booth on-site.


Developing professional identity: what they don't teach you in graduate school

9:00-9:50 a.m.

APAGS Suite

Speakers: Mia M. Bartoletti (chair), Marywood University; Patricia J. Fox, Marywood University; Brooke J. Cannon, PhD, Marywood University; David J. Palmiter Jr., PhD, Marywood University; David Renjilian, PhD, Marywood University.


APAGS awards ceremony and reception

10:00-11:50 a.m.

APAGS Suite

Details: All APAGS members are invited to attend.


Making a mentorship work: for students and professionals

Noon-12:50 p.m.

Convention Center 314

Speakers: Peggy J. Farrelly, Seton Hall University; Laura Palmer, PhD, Seton Hall University; Lewis Schlosser, PhD, Seton Hall University.


The power of words: writing better clinical and research reports

Noon-12:50 p.m.

APAGS Suite

Speakers: Sean Ransom (chair), University of South Florida and Moffitt Cancer Center; Lora M. Azzarello, PhD (co-chair), University of South Florida and Moffitt Cancer Center.


Women supporting women: mentoring between APAGS and eminent psychologists

1:00-1:50 p.m.

APAGS Suite

Speakers: Carol Williams-Nickelson, PsyD (chair), APA, APAGS; Susan D'Esposito (co-chair), APAGS member-at-large, diversity focus, Texas A&M University; Gwendolyn Keita, PhD, APA Public Interest Directorate. Details: The program will be immediately followed by a women's mentoring social hour.

SUNDAY, AUGust 1

Division Student Representative Network open business meeting and social hour

8:00-8:50 a.m.

APAGS Suite

Details: The meeting is open to all Division Student Representatives and to those interested in learning about student leadership in APA's divisions.


What you're worth: managing salary negotiations and knowing the data in psychology

9:00-9:50 a.m.

APAGS Suite

Speakers: Carol Williams-Nickelson, PsyD (chair), APA, APAGS; David Ballard, PsyD, APA Practice Directorate; Jessica Kohout, PhD, APA Research Office; Christopher Loftis, APAGS acting chair.


Creative strategies for building a practice beyond the therapy room

10:00-11:50 a.m.

Convention Center 313 C

Speakers: Carol Williams-Nickelson, PsyD, APA, APAGS; Russ Newman, PhD, JD, APA Practice Directorate; David W. Nickelson, PsyD, JD, APA Practice Directorate; David W. Ballard, PsyD, APA Practice Directorate. Also see Creativity-key to a nontraditional career in this issue.


APAGS Advocacy Coordinating Team (ACT) open business meeting and social hour

10:00-10:50 a.m.

APAGS Suite

Details: The meeting is open to all APAGS Campus Representatives, State Advocacy Coordinators, Regional Advocacy Coordinators and students who wish to learn about legislative advocacy activities and the ACT Network.

 

Ethical issues faced by graduate students: social relationships, supervision authorship

11:00-11:50 a.m.

APAGS Suite

Speakers: Stephen Behnke, PhD, JD (chair), APA Ethics Office; Christopher Loftis, APAGS acting chair.

 

Ethics Prize presentation

Noon-12:50 p.m.

APAGS Suite

Details: All APAGS members are invited to attend the presentation on psychology and ethics from the winner of the 2004 Graduate Student Ethics Prize.