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Unpacking the 2018 APA Practice Guidelines for Men and Boys
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Please join us for our 2019 Summer Workshop - "Unpacking the 2018 APA Practice Guidelines for Men and Boys? This workshop will provide 5 CE Credit Hours led by Dr. Ryon McDermott.

When: 7/26/2019
Where: Prince of Peace Catholic Church
4600 Preserve Parkway
Hoover, Alabama  35226
United States
Presenter: Ryon C. McDermott, Ph.D., Nicholas Borgogna, M.A., and April T. Berry, M.A.
Contact: Kelley Durrance

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Workshop Overview:

Dr. McDermott, Mr. Borgona and Ms. Berry will discuss the history, rational and application of the 2018 Practice Guidelines for Men and Boys recently released by the American Psychological Association.  The presenters will also discuss the controversy created by these guidelines and how they fit into the current national discussion of what it means to be a man.  Psychologists’ role in shaping that discussion will also be explicated.


About the Speaker:

Dr. McDermott is a licensed psychologist and assistant professor at the University of South Alabama’s combined-integrated Clinical and Counseling Psychology (CCP) doctoral program.  Dr. McDermott is a nationally recognized expert in the psychology of men masculinity and maintains an active research program.  Mr. Borgogna and Ms. Berry work under Dr. McDermott and have published several studies on topics related to mean’s health and well-being.  Dr. McDermott was one of four core psychologists tasked with organizing and developing the Guidelines for Men and Boys.  He and his students helped steward the guidelines through the many hurdles required by the American Psychological Association for the adoption of practice guidelines.



Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

· Discuss the biological & social contributors to the wellbeing of men and boys.

· Describe the dominant theoretical paradigms in the psychology of men and masculinities.

· Discuss the need for guidelines for psychological work with men and boys.

· Identify ways in which they can apply the guidelines in their practice with men and boys.

· Have an understanding the current national conservations occurring on what it means to be a man in America and how psychologists can help shape that conversation.



Registration Fees:

Before 7/15/2019 - Early Bird Registration $75.00 (Student Fee $25.00)

After 7/15/2019 - Registration Fee  $90.00 (Students $40.00)

No refunds after 7/15/2019


Continuing Education:  5 CE Credit Hours

This workshop is sponsored by the Alabama Psychological Association (aPA). 


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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Alabama Psychological Association
P. O. Box 97
Montgomery, AL 36101
Phone: 334-262-8245
Fax: 334-460-8330