2017 HPA Convention
Catherine A. Moonshine, Ph.D.
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT): Working With the Challenges of Mental Health, Addictions and Dual Diagnosis
Dr. Catherine Moonshine is an internationally recognized expert who has conducted over 100 workshops and training programs in Dialectical Behavior Therapy. She has over 20 years of experience in public and private mental health and addictions and dual diagnosis treatment programs across all levels of care. Dr. Moonshine is currently the Director of the Pacific Psychology and Comprehensive Health Clinics in Portland, Oregon.
This all-day workshop is applicable to all providers working with clients with mental health, addictions and dual diagnosis difficulties. The program will provide a strong foundation and a broad understanding of the philosophy and skills of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) applicable to those at all levels of experience with the modality.
Some of the learning objectives include:
Alex M. Siegel, JD, Ph.D.
Telepsych and PSYPACT
Dr. Alex M. Siegel is an attorney and clinical psychologist.
Currently, Dr. Siegel is the Director of Professional Affairs (DPA) for
the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards. In his role
as DPA, he serves as a liaison between ASPPB and state and national
psychological associations. He was staff to the APA/ASPPB/APAIT joint
task force on telepsychology and to the ASPPB task force on regulations
for interjurisdictional telepsychological practice. In addition, Dr.
Siegel consults with state governments, attorneys, courts and maintains a
small clinical and forensic practice.
Dr. Siegel will discuss the need and explain the rationale for allowing psychologists to use electronic communications interjurisdictionally to provide telepsychological services ethically and legally to patients. He will examine the APA Guidelines on Telepsychology with a particular focus on competency, informed consent and confidentiality and security of the data, and will review the ASPPB Standards on Telepsychology. The presentation will explore the obstacles for interjurisdictional telepsychology practice and offer solutions for psychologists who want to provide ethical and legal clinical services across state lines. Dr. Siegel will also discuss the ASPPB's E.Passport program and Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact (PSYPACT).
Larry C. James, Ph.D., ABPP
Profiling Domestic Radicalized Terrorists
Colonel (Retired) Larry C. James, Ph.D., ABPP is a nationally
recognized expert in national security, defense issues, clinical
psychopharmacology and clinical health psychology. He is currently the
President & CEO of the Wright Behavioral Health Group, LLC and a
Professor at Wright State University. He has published six books and
has completed over 100 publications and conference presentations on a
variety of clinical psychology, health psychology, and terrorism-related
Recently in the United States there have been a number of
horrific shootings and attacks by American citizens with no previous
ties to terrorist organizations. In this workshop, Dr. James will
review the psychological, family and demographic variables, and the
school and legal issues, that make up the profile of a radicalized
domestic terrorist. Colonel James will present new data and analyses on
the 205 men and women he has studied who have been arrested or charged
with domestic terrorism. These profiles will be compared to the
psychological profiles of international terrorists from around the
world. Strategies for the prevention of domestic terrorism will be