Teleconferences

Teleconferences

The Society for Health Psychology has implemented a series of conference calls that provide a forum for our members and other interested persons to learn about specific topics in the field of health psychology.

The Conference Call Series is jointly sponsored by the Early Career Professionals Council, the Health Research Council, and the Student Council. Overviews and audio of the ECP-related conference calls will appear on this page. To download a file, simply right-click or control-click on the links below.

Implications of Health Care Reform for Reimbursement of Health Psychology Services: A Teleconference for Clinical Health Psychologists + -

  • Randy Phelps, Ph.D., APA Office of Health Care Financing
  • Katherine C. Nordal, Ph.D., APA Executive Director for Practice
  • Moderator: Daniel Bruns, Psy.D., Health Psychology Associates, Greely, CO
  • Host: Helen L. Coons, Ph.D., ABPP
  • To listen to the audio of the conference call, please click here.

Implications of Health Care Reform for Reimbursement of Health Psychology Services: A Teleconference for Chief Psychologists, Directors of Behavioral Health and Section Chiefs at Academic Health Centers and Community + -

  • Randy Phelps, Ph.D., APA Office of Health Care Financing
  • Katherine C. Nordal, Ph.D., APA Executive Director for Practice
  • Moderator: Jennifer Shroff Pendley, Ph.D., Chief Psychologist, Nemours A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children
  • Host: Helen L. Coons, Ph.D., ABPP
  • To listen to the audio of the conference call, please click here.

How APA Works: The Ins and Outs of APA Governance and Opportunities + -

Michael Honaker, Ph.D., Deputy Chief Executive Officer of APA
Katherine Hahn Oh, Ph.D., Divisions Representative to APA’s Committee on Early Career Psychologists, Staff Psychologist at Oberlin College Counseling Center

In this call, Dr. Honaker provided a detailed description of how APA is structured and how it works as an organization. Dr. Hahn Oh discussed specific opportunities within APA for Early Career Psychologists (ECPs).

  • To listen to the audio of the conference call, please click here.
  • To access a copy of Dr. Honaker’s slides, please click here.
  • To access a copy of Dr. Hahn Oh’s slides, please click here.

Getting Funding for Grad Students and Post-Docs + -

Miriam F. Kelty, Ph.D., National Institute of Aging (retired)

In this call, Dr. Kelty discussed different opportunities and strategies for obtaining funding during graduate school and post-doctoral fellowships.

  • To listen to the audio of the conference call, please click here.

ABPP in Clinical Health Psychology + -

John C. Linton, Ph.D., ABPP, Professor and Acting Chair of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry, West Virginia University School of Medicine

In this call, Dr. Linton addressed the benefits of board certification for clinical psychologists in medical, private practice, and university academic settings.

  • To access a copy of Dr. Linton’s slides, please click here.
  • To listen to the audio of the conference call, please click here.

Applying Motivational Interviewing in Primary Care: An Integrated Model + -

Training and Professional Development

  • Taking the Unbeaten Path: Three Perspectives on Non-traditional Careers in Health Psychology
  • ABPP in Clinical Health Psychology
  • How to Succeed in Academic Medicine
  • Tips for Engaging in the Job Search: Exploring Alternatives and Negotiating Contracts
  • Developing an Identity as a Health Psychologist: Who We Are, What We Do, and How to Best Represent Ourselves
  • Applying to/Interviewing for a Health Psychology Clinical Internship

Clinical Topics

  • Applying Motivational Interviewing in Primary Care: An Integrated Model (*not yet posted to old site – see attached files*)
  • Using Trauma-sensitive Obstetric Care to Reduce PTSD Symptoms among Pregnant Survivors of Abuse and Violence: A Multilevel Intervention Approach
  • How Technology May Revolutionize Health Behavior Change
  • Traumatic Brain Injury as a Chronic Health Condition

Research Topics

  • Publication 101: Mastering the Manuscript Review Process
Applying Motivational Interviewing in Primary Care: An Integrated Model Download PDF
References for MI Applications in Primary Care Download PDF
Announcement Download DOC
Applying MI in Primary Care Download MP3

Navigating Health Care Reform:  Health Psychology Services Coding and Reimbursement in the Years Ahead + -

Speaker:  Antonio E. Puente, Ph.D., APA President Elect

Moderator: Helen L. Coons, Ph.D., ABPP

Concerned about the impact of health care reform on reimbursement of health psychology services in the years ahead?  Responsible for health psychology services and reimbursement in your in your outpatient health care setting?  

Please join us for the next SfHP interactive teleconference.  After comments by Dr. Antonio Puente regarding possible changes in service coding and reimbursement, we will have a 35-minute open discussion with participants on the call.  

To Register:

RSVP by Friday, July 8 to apadiv38@verizon.net (sender-only; do not reply to the listserv, please!)

Put “Health Reform Teleconference” in the subject line.  (You may send questions related to future health psychology service coding and reimbursement in the body of the email.)

A confirmation email, with dial-in instructions and supporting documents, will be sent no later than noon Eastern time on Tuesday, July 12.

Plan now to join us!

Society for Health Psychology: Health Reform Teleconference Download PDF
Announcement Download DOC
Navigation Health Reform Download MP3

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