CPA Division II on Education & Training Supervisory Conference - Northern California

CPA Division II on Education &
Training Supervisory
- Northern California
Saturday October 11th –
Fulfills Mandatory 6 hr Supervision CE Course
(Co-Supported by California Psychology Internship Council (CAPIC) )
Dear CAPIC Supervisors, Clinical Training Directors, Directors of Clinical Training and Faculty
involved in Clinical Training:
The California Psychological Association (CPA) Division II on Education and Training is pleased
to extend an invitation to you to attend its annual Northern California Supervisory Conference
to be held on Saturday, October 11th, at the San Francisco campus of Alliant International
University. This year we are honored to have as our invited speaker, Nicholas Ladany,
Ph.D., Dean of the School of Education and Counseling Psychology at Santa Clara University.
Attached, please find a conference flyer and a brief outline of the day’s schedule. In
addition, Dr. Jo Linder-Crowe, CPA CEO, will be attending to also greet those who attend and
share late breaking events that are relevant to our field.
This conference is titled “Behind the Supervisory Door: What Your Interns Don't Tell
You" and is designed for Training Directors, Directors of Clinical Training, Clinical Supervisors
and those involved in education and training in our field, and offers 6 Continuing Education
(CE) Units for meeting California Board of Psychology (CA BoP) requirements for Intern
Supervisors. You must attend the entire conference to be eligible for these CE units.
We are very pleased to be able to feature Nicholas Ladany, PhD, at this conference. Dr.
Ladany is Dean of the School of Education and Counseling Psychology at Santa Clara University
in Santa Clara, CA. He previously served as Director of the Counseling Program at Loyola
Marymount University in Los Angeles, CA, Program Coordinator & Director of Doctoral
Training of the Counseling Psychology Program and Chair of the Department of Education and
Human Services at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. He received his Ph.D. at the
University at Albany, State University of New York, in 1992. He has published numerous
articles and presented nationally and internationally in the area of counseling and
psychotherapy supervision and training. His primary research interest and activity include the
interrelationships between supervision process and outcome, and counseling and
psychotherapy process and outcome, including such issues as the working alliance, selfdisclosures and nondisclosures, multicultural training, ethics, and social justice. He has served
as an Associate Editor of Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, and Training, has served
on the editorial board of the Journal of Counseling Psychology, The Counseling Psychologist,
and Counselor Education and Supervision. He has published five books including: Practicing
Counseling and Psychotherapy: Insights from Trainees, Clients, and Supervisors, Critical Events
in Psychotherapy Supervision: An Interpersonal Approach and Counselor Supervision
(4th edition).
This invitational conference aims, as have conferences in the past, to assemble California’s
graduate education and clinical training leaders to discuss not only cutting edge issues in
psychology but also to provide opportunities to discuss training challenges and best practices.
In addition, the conference affords:
• An opportunity for dialogue with colleagues and experts from across the state;
• Fulfillment of 6 CE credits that fulfill the 6 hours of formal training in supervision,
required of intern and postdoctoral trainee supervisors by the California Board of
• A pleasant setting, ample parking, continental breakfast, tasteful luncheon buffet, and
refreshments throughout the day.
Because you have been specifically selected to represent your particular school, institution or
organization at this invitational conference, we do need to receive your reservation as soon as
possible. The modest $130.00 registration fee ($100.00 for CPA/Division II Members) is fully
inclusive of meals and 6 CE credits, as the conference is partially subsidized by CPA Division II.
If you cannot attend, we would like to encourage you to designate another representative
from your training site.
We are truly excited about this conference and the chance to draw together such a dedicated
group of professional educators in our state. Please indicate on the attached sheet whether
you will be able to attend and return it with the registration fee (check or money order to CPA
Division II) to the CAPIC office at the address indicated on the Registration Form. We need to
receive your response as early as possible, and no later than noon on October 8th. We look
forward to your participation. If you are unable to participate, we ask you to designate a
colleague to attend in your place. Please contact me at (818) 917-7080 or
at [email protected] if you have any questions regarding this invitation or the
conference. For questions regarding registration issue or other logistical concerns, please
contact Rene Puliatti, at (925) 969-4550.
Dr. Doris Penman Advocacy Award for Students:
We also encourage you to make a voluntary donation to the CPA Division II Dr. Doris Penman
Advocacy Award for Students. Doctoral students who are awarded this scholarship will
receive a $500 award, as well as financial support to attend the annual CPA Leadership and
Advocacy Conference in Sacramento. Your support for this effort is greatly appreciated, at
whatever level of support you choose.
Please also note:
• Registration is only being done ONLINE at
• The Registration fee is $100 for CPA Division II and CAPIC Program member
representatives. The Registration fee is $130 for all others. The fee includes a continental
breakfast, catered lunch and afternoon refreshments.
• Register today to attend. Registration must be completed by noon on Wednesday, October
8th in order that luncheon arrangements can be made to accommodate all those
• Payment may be made at the door of the conference on October 11th. After registering
o Print out your confirmation email.
o Please make your check payable to CPA Division II. (NOT to CAPIC).
o Bring your check to the conference at Alliant International University in San
Alternately, mail your check and the printed confirmation email to:
100 Ellinwood Way, Suite N275h
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Please register by clicking this link: This will inform us of your
intent to attend the conference and we will then wait to receive your payment.
The various details above are also included on the online registration form.
Please share this invitation with your colleagues and make your plans today to join us on
October 11th. As always, if you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to
contact me! I look forward to seeing you soon!
Warm regards,
Melodie R. Schaefer
Melodie R. Schaefer, Psy.D.
Past President / Current Secretary & Treasurer, Division II Board
Chair, CAPIC Board of Directors
Candidate, 2015 CPA President-Elect