HPA Annual Convention
October 26 & 27, 2018

East-West Center Imin Conference Center
1777 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI 96848
Registration is easy.  Simply click on one of the links below and then select 'Pay with Debit or Credit Card'  (no PayPal registration is necessary)
Friday, October 26
Yoga
7:00 am - 8:00 am
Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:30 am - 9:00 am
HPA Town Hall and Annual Meeting
HPA President Tanya Gamby, PhD, Chair
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Innovations in the Assessment and Treatment of Suicide Risk
David A. Jobes, PhD, ABPP
6 CEs
9:00 am - 4:45 pm
Keynote Presentation!
Child Assessment & Treatment: A Practical Evidence Based Approach
Gerald P. Koocher, PhD, ABPP
Jeanne S. Hoffman, PhD, ABPP
3 CEs
9:00 am - 12:15 pm
Keynote Presentation!
Understanding and Treating Complex Trauma
James Spira, PhD, MPH, ABPP
Azita Mirin, PsyD
1.5 CEs
9:00 am - 10:30 am
Break
10:30 am - 10:45 am
The Nuts & Bolts of Intensive Psychodynamic Psychotherapy with Couples
Lawrie A. Ignacio, PsyD
Graham Taylor, PsyD
1.5 CEs
10:45 am - 12:15 pm
Lunch (On Own)
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
The Opioid Epidemic in Hawai'i: How Psychologists Can Help
Diane E. Logan, PhD
Alysa M. Lavoie, BA
1.5 CEs
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Pele Reigns: Sandplay Therapy, Disaster Relief & the Kīlauea Eruption
Lorraine R. Freedle, LCSW, PhD, ABPdN, CST-T
John Souza, Jr., MA, LMFT, DMFT
Vishwani Ram-Souza, MA, LMFT
Trina Nahm-Mijo, MPH, PhD, SP
1.5 CEs
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Break
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
School and Workplace Violence: Red Flags and Threat Assessment and Management Teams
Melissa Villalon, PsyD
1.5 CEs
3:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Psychology Career Opportunities: A Journey, Not a Destination
Kelsie H. Okamura, PhD, Program Co-Chair
Alexander M. Khaddouma, PhD, Program Co-Chair
Tanecia Blue, PhD, ABPP
Andrea H. Hermosura, PhD
Lucas P. K. Morgan, PhD
Jill M. Oliveira Gray, PhD
3:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Poster Session and Social Hour
4:45 pm - 6:30 pm

Poster Presenters:
Robert M. Anderson, Jr., PhD
Pedro L. Benach, MA
Giulia Bradley, BA
Krystian E. Brown, BS
Alexandra T. Davis, MS
Catherine Gallahue, MA et. al.
Lisa Garcia, PsyD
Allyson A. Gilles, PhD
Misha Harris, MA
Lunden Head, MA
Ann Inouye, BS
Samantha Kalilikane, MA, MEd
Christopher M. Knightsbridge, MA
Melanie Kushi, MAMFT
Corinn Lippert, BA
Dawn McClure, BA
Richard I. Ries, PsyD
Jason D. Ryan, BA
Danielle Sterbinsky
Kylie Uratsuka, BEd
Joseph Velasquez, BS
Kristin Witcher, BA
Aaron S. Wolfgang, MD
Erin Yokote, MS
Saturday , October 27
Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:30 am - 8:00 am
Hawai'i Practicum, Internship and Post-Doc Site Overview and Networking
Allison Wagner, MA, Program Chair
Steven Choy, PhD (FSC)
Andrea Hiura, PsyD (HI-PIC)
Jill Oliveira Gray, PhD (I Ola Lahui)
Brian Kelley, PsyD (VAPIHSC)
Hsin-Tine "Tina" Liu-Tom, PhD (WCCHC)
Kevin Tomita, PhD (UH Manoa CSDC) 
8:00 am - 10:30 am
Our Care, Our Choice Act: Medical Aid in Dying and Implications for Mental Health Practitioners
Kat West, JD
Samantha Trad, MA
Brian Goodyear, PhD
1.5 CEs
8:00 am - 9:30 am
Integrated Care & Workforce & Technology: How Is Psychology Doing?
Elena Eisman, EdD, ABPP
1 CE
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Keynote Presentation!
Assessment and Treatment of Prodromal and First Episode Psychosis
David C. Cicero, PhD
1 CE
8:00 am - 9:00 am
New Things to Worry About: 
Current Trends in Ethics Enforcement
Gerald P. Koocher, PhD, ABPP
3 CEs
9:00 am - 12:15 pm
Keynote Presentation!
Assessing and Intervening with Couples and Families in Hawaii
Alexander Khaddouma, PhD
Lawrence Allman, PhD, ABPP
Cindy G. Zane, PsyD, JD
Janet Brito, PhD 
1.5 CEs
9:00 am - 10:30 am
Oregon's Death with Dignity Law - Over Twenty Years of Experience
&
Voluntary Stopping Eating and Drinking (VSED) - Clinical, Legal and Ethical Aspects
Linda Ganzini, MD, MPH
2.5 CEs
9:30 am - 12:15 pm
Keynote Presentation!
Break
10:30 am - 10:45 am
Master's Level Training: Accreditation, Licensure & Workforce Development
Lesley A. Slavin, PhD
June W. Ching, PhD
Linda D. Hufano, PhD
1.5 CEs
10:45 am - 12:15 pm
Alternatives to Litigation for Families in Transition
Katie Bennett, JD, MSW
Lisa Jacobs, JD
1.5 CEs
10:45 am - 12:15 pm
HPA Awards Luncheon (with presentation by Representative John Mizuno)
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
How to Give a Deposition
William T. Tsushima, PhD, ABPN
3 CEs
1:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Keynote Presentation!
A National Perspective on Psychology's Role in Addressing the Opioid Crisis
Elena Eisman, EdD, ABPP
1.5 CEs
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Keynote Presentation!
Medical Aid in Dying: Examples, Advice & Roundtable Discussion
Linda Ganzini, MD, MPH
Brian Goodyear, PhD
Lorrin Kim, MA
Jeannette Koijane, MPH
John Mizuno, JD
John Radcliffe
Kat West, JD
1.5 CEs
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Psychology's Role in Disaster Relief
Richelle Concepcion, PsyD
Mike Wurtz, LSW, ACSW
Ron Matayoshi, LSW, ACSW
1.5 CEs
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Break
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Introduction to Therapeutic Assessments (TA)
Isaiah Moreno, PsyD, LMFT, CSAC
Steven R. Taketa, PsyD
1.5 CEs
3:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Pulling It All Together: Successful Implementation of Our Care, Our Choice in Hawaii
Kat West, JD and others
1.5 CEs
3:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Treating Eating Disorders: Levels of Care and Innovative Clinical Approaches
Anita A. Johnston, PhD, CEDS
Steven M. Orenstein, PhD
1.5 CEs
3:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Paper Presentations
3:15 pm - 4:45 pm

Presenters:
Brooke L. Bennett, MA, et. al.
Harold V. Hall, PhD, ABPP
Mei-Lin Lawson, MA
Matthew Milette-Winfree, MA, et. al.
Lianne T. Philhower, PsyD, MPH
Christine A. Weingarten, MA, et. al.
Can't attend in person? Registrants will have live webinar access to many of the workshops and presentations.
Conference Schedule at a Glance
Convention Keynote Presenters
Elena Eisman, Ed.D., ABPP
Elena J. Eisman, Ed.D., ABPP is the Director of APAs Center for Psychology and Health.  She came to APA in 2014 as the Associate Executive Director for Governance Operations for the APA Practice Directorate and the APA Practice Organization, providing oversight on policy development and operations performed by governance groups under the umbrella of the Practice Directorate and the APA Practice Organization.  On the APA Practice Directorate side she oversees the Board of Professional Affairs and the Committee for Professional Practice and Standards, and on the APAPO side the Committee for the Advancement of Professional Practice.  Dr Eisman also works with the APA and the APAPO Board of Directors, the Council of Representatives and the Council Leadership Team.  In this capacity she works generally in the area of governance operations and healthcare policy for practice.  She also sits on numerous healthcare teams for practice.  In 2016, she was appointed as the Director of the APA Center for Psychology and Health, an APA Center of Excellence housed in the Practice Directorate but encompassing all of APA's work in the broadly defined area of psychology's contribution to the health of individuals.
Linda Ganzini, MD, MPH
Linda Ganzini, MD, MPH is Associate Director of the Health Services Research & Development Center of Innovation, Staff Psychiatrist and previously Director of the Interprofessional Palliative Care Fellowship, all at VA Portland Health Care System. She is a Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine at Oregon Health and Science University where she is also Director of the Geropsychiatry Fellowship Program. She completed her psychiatry training at OHSU, her geriatric medicine fellowship training at the Portland VAMC, and received a Masters of Public Health with emphasis in epidemiology and biostatistics from OHSU in 2003. Dr. Ganzini is the author of over 120 articles, books and book chapters and she is principle or co-investigator of 38 grant funded ($12.7M) research projects.  Her research on the Oregon Death with Dignity Act and Voluntary Stopping Eating and Drinking has been published in the 
New England Journal of Medicine
JAMA, JAMA Internal Medicine and BMJ.
Jeanne S. Hoffman, Ph.D., ABPP
Jeanne S. Hoffman, PhD, ABPP earned her doctorate in developmental psychology as well as a clinical respecialization in clinical child psychology at the University of Hawaii.  This was followed by a fellowship in pediatric psychology at Boston Children's Hospital. She returned to Hawaii working as a pediatric psychologist in private practice at Kapi'olani Medical Center and subsequently was Chief of the Pediatric Psychology Clinic at Tripler Army Medical Center. Dr. Hoffman currently has a specialty practice in Honolulu.   She has published work on the developmental consequences of environmental toxins, ethical issues in pediatric psychology and was a member of the President's Task Force on the Needs of Service Members and Their Families. She is licensed in Hawaii and earned the specialty diploma of the American Board of Professional Psychology in Clinical Child /Adolescent Psychology.
David A. Jobes, Ph.D., ABPP
  David A. Jobes, Ph.D., ABPP, is a Professor of Psychology, Director of the Suicide Prevention Laboratory, and Associate Director of Clinical Training at The Catholic University of America. Dr. Jobes is a past President of the American Association of Suicidology (AAS) and he is the recipient of various awards for his scientific  work including the 1995 AAS "Shneidman Award" (early career contribution to suicidology), the 2012 AAS "Dublin Award" (for career contributions in suicidology), and the 2016 AAS "Linehan Award" (for suicide treatment research).  He has been a consultant to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Institute of Mental Health, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Department of Defense, and Veterans Affairs.   Dr. Jobes is member of the Scientific Council and the Public Policy Council of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP).  He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and is Board certified in clinical psychology (American Board of Professional Psychology).  Dr. Jobes maintains a private clinical, consulting, and forensic practice in Washington DC. 
Gerald P. Koocher, Ph.D., ABPP
Gerald P. Koocher, PhD, ABPP earned his doctorate in clinical psychology at the University of Missouri.  He is Provost at Quincy College (Massachusetts) and previously served as Chief of Psychology at Boston's Children's Hospital and Executive Director of the Linda Pollin Institute at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Koocher previously served as Editor of the Journal of Pediatric Psychology and The Clinical Psychologist. He has published more than 350 articles and book chapters and authored or edited 17 books including Ethics in Psychology and the Mental Health Professions, the Psychologists' Desk Reference, and The Parent's Guide to Psychological First Aid. Dr.  Koocher earned five specialty diplomas from the American Board of Professional Psychology (Clinical, Clinical Child /Adolescent, Family, Forensic, and Health Psychology).  He holds active psychology licenses in Illinois, Massachusetts and New Hampshire. He served as APA President in 2006.
William T. Tsushima, Ph.D., ABPN
William T. Tsushima, Ph.D., ABPN is a clinical psychologist at Straub Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii, where he has specialized in medical psychology, clinical neuropsychology, forensic psychology, and sport psychology for the past 49 years. He holds a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Fordham University, New York.
He has published over 60 articles in various psychological, medical, educational, forensic, and sports medicine journals. His recent publications have dealt with the use of the MMPI-2 validity scales in identifying malingering among personal injury litigants, and the computerized neuropsychological assessment of sports-related concussion among high school athletes.
His experience in appearing in court as an expert witness and testifying in courts and depositions over 200 times resulted in his co-authoring of two books, Mastering Expert Testimony (Erlbaum, 1996) and Effective Medical Testifying (Butterworth-Heinemann, 1998). He has given several workshops on expert testifying at conventions of the American Psychological Association, American Board of Medical Psychotherapists and Psychodiagnosticians, and Hawaii Psychological Association.
Dr. Tsushima has received the Karl F. Heiser Award for Advocacy on Behalf of Professional Psychology from the American Psychological Association, the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Hawaii Psychological Association, and numerous outstanding research awards from Straub Medical Center.
HPA is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  HPA maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
The State of Hawai'i has designated the National Association of Social Workers - Hawai'i (NASW Hawai'i) Chapter as the approving body for continuing education (CE) activities in the State of Hawai'i.  The Hawai'i Psychological Association is an approved provider for social work CEUs.
The Hawaii Consortium for Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
For the Medical Aid in Dying Track presented at the Hawaii Psychological Association Convention held on October 27, 2018:

The Hawaii Consortium for Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. 

The Hawaii State Board of Nursing recognizes continuing education accredited by ACCME in its CE learning activity option for renewal of license. Continuing Competency Guidance and Information Booklet for Nurses, Employers and Facilities, April 2017.
HPA Annual Convention
October 26 & 27, 2018

East-West Center Imin Conference Center
1777 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI 96848
We look forward to seeing you at the Convention!
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