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Continuing Education or Professional Development at RMPA 2018

Looking for a great opportunity to earn Continuing Education or Professional Development Hours? Check out the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association annual convention April 12-14 in Denver at the Marriott Tech Center. 

RMPA is offering 11 CEU hours for $55.00 in addition to conference registration.

We will have a president’s symposium on suicide prevention and intervention, methodology workshops, and speakers such as:

  • Sally Spencer- Thomas, Ph.D., “Innovation in Men’s Mental Health: Using Humor, Media and Digital Engagement to Promote Mental Health and Prevent Suicide for High Risk Men”
  • Tania Israel, Ph.D, “Four Ways Psychologists Can Participate in Social Change"
  • Robert Morgan, Ph.D., “Beyond Pop Culture: The Application of Science in Forensic Psychology”

Information on additional speakers can be found on “2018 speakers” page: 

For more information about RMPA, Conference Registration, and our latest newsletter, check out our website at

If you have questions about the Continuing Education/Professional Development credits for the 2018 conference, please contact Steve Barney at

I hope that you plan to expand your horizons at RMPA in April!

I look forward to seeing you there,


Susan E. Becker, Ph.D., President, Rocky Mountain Psychological Association


Director, Ethics Office

The American Psychological Association (APA) is seeking an accomplished psychologist/ethicist for the position of Ethics Office Director to provide leadership to the field of psychology. This is an executive-level position at the Association.

Consider Attending or Presenting at ACT

ACT, the Society for the Teaching of Psychology's 17th Annual Conference on Teaching, will be held October 19-20 in Phoenix, Arizona. 

ACT draws teachers and scholars of teaching and learning from all over the country and the world who wish to enrich and enliven their classroom practices. 

Proposal Submissions (open from now until April 20, 2018)

The program will include opportunities to share your favorite teaching demonstration, as well as symposia and posters (more details available on the ACT website). The steering committee welcomes submissions that provide recommendations and best practices, professional development opportunities, and findings from the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL).

Keynote Speakers

This year we will welcome keynote addresses from David Myers ("Teaching Psychological Science in a Post-Truth Age"), Mitch Handelsman ("Teaching Torture: What I Didn't Do Over My Summer Vacation"), and the President of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology Sue Frantz ("Changing the World--One Psychology Class at a Time"). See our website for biographies of our terrific keynote speakers.

Registration and Conference Hotel

In addition to accepting proposals for presentations at this time, registration for the conference is also open, including new discounted rates for early bird registrations. You can register for the conference and book your hotel room within our discounted room block as soon as you like on our conference website:


Jordan D. Troisi

Director: STP's Annual Conference on Teaching

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