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Alabama Psychological Association

Advancing Minds, Transforming Lives

2024 aPA Mid-Winter Conference

  • 02/15/2024
  • 02/16/2024
  • Montgomery, AL


  • This registration is for Workshop Presenters Only
  • Live, interactive Zoom sessions.
    8:30am-10:00am Student Presentations (1.5 CE'S)
    10:00am-12:00pm"Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Professional Psychology: A Roadmap". (2 CE's)

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2024 aPA Mid-Winter Conference

Minds in Action: Advancing Psychology through Advocacy and EDI

February 15-16, 2024

Zoom/Virtual or In-person Registration Available!!

Montgomery, AL

Earn up to 7 CEs

FEBRUARY 2, 2024

12:00pm-1:00pm - Virtual Pre Conference Workshop: "Policymakers, Persuasion, & Story-telling: Best Practices in the Advocacy Setting" Presented by Stephanie Reeves, FASAE, CAE, Deputy Chief of Public Policy and Engagement, APA Advocacy Directorate(1 CE). 

Conference Schedule

FEBRUARY 15, 2024

8:00am-Conference Registration

8:30am-9:30am - Continental Breakfast & Advisory Session

10:00am-12:00pm - Hill Visits: Meet with your Legislators & Make a Difference

12:00pm-2:00pm - Lunch and Museum Tours (included in registration)

2:00pm-4:30pm - "Advocacy In Action: Broadening Impact through Social Media & Coalition Building" - Presented by: Stephanie Reeves, FASAE, CAE, Deputy Chief of Public Policy and Engagement, APA Advocacy Directorate  (2.5 CE's)

During this session Ms. Reeves will explain ways to extend policy conversations with officials after meetings have taken place. She will explain the different ways one can use social media for advocacy, and how officials and other audiences could respond to those tactics. Additionally, Ms. Reeves will explain the value of coalitions and how to approach them, including how to strategically map networks to find potential partnerships.


8:00am - Conference Check-in

8:30am-10:00am -  Student Panel Presentation on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (1.5 CE's)

10:00am-12:00pm - "Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Professional Psychology: A Roadmap" Presented by Kelly Haynes-Mendez, Psy.D., Acting Senior Director APA Human Rights Team & Director of Ethnicity, Race, and Cultural Affairs Portfolio at APA (2 CE's)

This presentation will share a roadmap to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) using APA’s EDI and human rights frameworks. Dr. Haynes-Mendez will highlight the guiding principles that can be used to uphold EDI within the field of psychology and advance human rights in the broader society. She will define equity, diversity, and inclusion as applied to maintaining psychological safety. The workshop incorporates the five-connections framework, outlining the core connections between psychology and human rights. The workshop will conclude with an overview of universal design, accessibility, and disability inclusion principles.


Legacy Museum at Equal Justice Initiative

400 N. Court Street

Montgomery, AL 36104


The Alabama Psychological Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.    The Alabama Psychological Association maintains responsibility for this program and its content.


Alabama Psychological Association has been  approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider,  ACEP No. 6914. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  Alabama Psychological Association is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.


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