Spring 2018 Conference Announcement

It is conference time again WVAPP Members!

The 2018 Spring Conference will take place on Friday, April 6, 2018 at the Days Inn Conference Center in Flatwoods, WV.


This conference will feature three dynamic presentations. The first (9:00-10:30) will be presented by Dr. Dan Thistlethwaite and will focus on the use of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) for the treatment of depression (approved for 1.5 CEUs). The second presentation (10:30- 12:00) will be conducted by Dr. Elisabeth Hager and will focus on the assessment and certification criteria set forth by the American Society for Addiction Medicine (ASAM) and the new WV DHHR waiver (which expands services for the Medicaid population and requires the State of WV to demonstrate providers have received such training). During that presentation, Sheila Kelly will do a brief overview of the new and expanded services to be made available in the waiver (approved for 1.5 CEUs). The third presentation (1:00-4:00) will also be helmed by Dr. Hager and will focus on the biological basis of addiction in both civilian and veterans population (approved for 3 CEUS and meets veterans' issues CEU requirement set forth by the WV Board of Examiners of Psychologists).


Be sure to pre-register using the link to your left (or you can pay on the day of the conference). We hope to see you there and thank for your interest in the West Virginia Association of Professional Psychologists!