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    Proof of full-time student status will be required at the registration desk upon check-in.
  • Proof of full-time student status will be required at the registration desk upon check-in.
  • Friday & Saturday
  • Friday & Saturday
  • Friday & Saturday
  • Proof of full-time student status will be required at the registration desk upon check-in.
  • Proof of full-time student status will be required at the registration desk upon check-in.

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Getting Paid, Staying Informed &
Implementing The New

12.0 CE Hours (2 in ethics)


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Full-time student scholarship application information.

S C H E D U L E   O F   A C T I V I T I E S

The Idaho Rules/Law Updates session by the Board of
Psychologist Examiners is open to the public to attend.

The underlined sessions on this Schedule of Activities are available for CE credit.  Full attendance of all underlined activities will earn 12.00 (2.0 in Ethics) CE hours.  A total of 6.0 (1.0 in Ethics) CE hours are available for full attendance on Friday.  A total of 6.0 (1.0 in Ethics) CE hours are available for full attendance on Saturday.  Credit may also be earned on a session-by-session basis.  See additional detailed information under Continuing Ed Info on this webpage.

Instructional level and learning objectives for each session and information on commercial support for the program/instructor(s) and/or any other relationship that could be construed as a conflict of interest are available below.

Commercial support/conflict of interest.

Learning objectives and session instructional levels.



Dig deep in your closet or get out your glue gun.  We’re having a Kentucky Derby themed break on Saturday with two fun contests:  1) the most awe-inspiring hat AND 2) the most impressive horse-themed attire.  Prizes will be awarded!

A B O U T   O U R   S P E A K E R S

                                                      ANTONIO PUENTE

Antonio E.  Puente, PhD, Professor of Psychology at the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW), was the 2017 president of the 117,000-member American Psychological Association (founded in 1892). Born in Cuba and emigrated to the US, Dr. Puente received his General Education from Florida Junior College, undergraduate in psychology from the University of Florida and his master’s and doctorate from the University of Georgia. He has lectured in 20 foreign countries and holds appointments as a visiting professor at the Universidad de Granada (Spain) and University of California in Los Angeles.        

He has taught at UNCW since 1981 and prior to that at St. George’s University School of Medicine (neuroanatomy). His primary teaching activities include Brain and Behavior, Clinical Neuropsychology and History of Psychology. Dr. Puente is founding director of UNCW’s Centro Hispano. His research focuses on the interface between culture and neuropsychology. Dr. Puente founded and edited the journals Neuropsychology Review and Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice as well as a book series (33 books) in neuropsychology. He is the author of 8 books, 80 book chapters and 110 journal articles.    
Dr. Puente was a Fulbright Scholar in 1983 to Argentina. He received the APA’s Distinguished Professional Contributions to Independent Practice in 2011. He has been a member of the APA since 1978 and fellow of ten divisions. He has also served as president of the N.C. Psychological Association, N.C. Psychological Foundation, the Hispanic Neuropsychological Society, National Academy of Neuropsychology, and Society for Clinical Neuropsychology (Division 40 of APA). In 2019, Dr. Puente will begin serving on the Board of Directors of the American Psychological Foundation.

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IPA thanks the members of the Idaho Board of Psychologist Examiners,
listed below, for organizing and presenting Friday afternoon’s session and
for their service to the citizens of Idaho:

Jason D. Gage, PhD
, Boise – Chair
Theresa Lynn Ross, PhD, Pocatello
Linda Hatzenbuehler, PhD, ABPP, Pocatello
Helen A. Holley, PhD, ABPP, Eagle
Denton C. Darrington, Declo

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                     DENNIS WOODY

Dennis J. Woody, PhD, is the Senior Clinical Program Consultant for Optum Idaho after serving as the Clinical Director since 2013. Prior to joining Optum Idaho, he maintained a private clinical neuropsychology practice focused on adolescents/children with brain injury sequelae, neurobehavioral problems, learning disabilities and neurodevelopmental issues. In tandem with his private practice Dr. Woody consulted for the State of Idaho, Dept. of Health & Welfare System and the Meridian/Boise Independent School Districts as a pediatric neuropsychologist. He also practiced at St. Luke’s Hospital, the Mountain States Tumor Institute (Peds) and Idaho Elk's Rehabilitation before joining Optum Idaho.

Dr. Woody is a member of the Neuropsychology, Rehabilitation Psychology and Psychopharmacology divisions of APA, as well as a member of IPA. He received B.S. degrees in both Elementary Education and Child Development from the University of Idaho, as well as a B.A. in Psychology and a Master’s in Clinical Psychology from the University of Montana. He completed his doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the University of Montana. Immediately following his doctoral work and clinical internship with the U.S. Army, he completed a post-doctoral fellowship in clinical neuropsychology at the University of Minnesota Schools and Hospital.

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                            ALEX SIEGEL

Alex M. Siegel, JD, PhD, is an attorney and clinical psychologist. Three different Pennsylvania Governors (Ridge, Schweiker and Rendell) appointed Dr. Siegel to the Pennsylvania State Board of Psychology. He served on the Board for 13 years, 6 of which as Chair of the State Board.  Dr. Siegel was elected to the Board of Directors of the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB). He was also elected President of ASPPB in 2008. Currently, Dr. Siegel is the Director of Professional Affairs (DPA) for ASPPB. In his role as DPA, he serves as a liaison between ASPPB and state and national psychological associations. He provides training to new members of psychology licensing boards in the U.S. and the colleges of psychology in Canada. He was staff to the APA/ASPPB/APAIT joint task force on telepsychology and to the ASPPB task force on regulations for interjurisdictional telepsychological practice. He is a member of the PSYPACT task force. He is also a member of ASPPB Supervision Guidelines task force and Chair of the Model Act and Regulations Committee (MARC).  In addition, Dr. Siegel consults with state governments, attorneys, courts and maintains a small clinical and forensic practice.

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                      CAMERON STALEY

Cameron Staley, PhD, BCB, is a psychologist and group coordinator at Idaho State University Counseling and Testing Service. He provides individual, couple, and group therapy to university students. He is the only board-certified biofeedback practitioner in the state of Idaho. Dr. Staley teaches graduate and undergraduate courses for the psychology department on psychological assessment, clinical practicum, and abnormal psychology. He supervises graduate students from both the Clinical Psychology PhD and Master's Counseling programs at ISU.

He has presented his research on compulsive sexual behaviors at the International Academy of Sex Research (IASR) and the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality (SSSS) along with peer-reviewed publications in the journals of Socioaffective Neuroscience and Psychology, Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity, and Archives of Sexual Behavior.

Dr. Staley completed his psychology internship at Brigham Young University’s Counseling and Psychological Services where he first received training in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). He continues to enjoy providing individual and group therapy for compulsive behaviors and offering professional training on ACT and sexual concerns.

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IPA thanks the members of the IPA Ethics Committee,
listed below, for organizing and presenting on Saturday:

Kevin Kracke, PhD, ABPP, Lewiston – Co-Chair
Eunice Gardner, PhD, Pocatello – Co-Chair
Susan Martin, PsyD, Boise
Kelly Davis, PhD, Meridian
Barney Greenspan, PhD, ABPP, Meridian – Board Liaison

 C O N T I N U I N G   E D   I N F O

This conference is intended for post-doctorate-level psychologists; however, other licensed health and mental health care providers are welcome to attend.  This workshop is sponsored by the Idaho Psychological Association. The Idaho Psychological Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Idaho Psychological Association maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

A total of 12.0 continuing education credits (2.0 hrs in Ethics) will be available to psychologists for full attendance of this two-day event.   Full attendance on Friday will earn 6.0 CE credits (1.0 in Ethics); full attendance on Saturday will earn 6.0 CE credits (1.0 in Ethics). Credit may also be earned on a session-by-session basis.

Other health/mental health professionals
This conference provides a total of 12.0 contact hours.  Attendance letters will be provided. Contact your board or professional association for your specific CE requirements.  Some sessions (e.g. the ethics presentation by the Board of Psychologist Examiners) may be specific to psychologists.
Important:  CE credit(s) will be provided only to individuals who sign-in upon arrival, attend entire session(s) and pickup their CE letter upon departure.  Those arriving after the scheduled start time or leaving before it is complete will not receive CE credit(s) for the activity.

S H O R E    L O D G E

For best choice, reserve a room by March 31! 
Call 800.657.6464

IPA has arranged for several luxury rooms at prices ranging from $135-199 .  After March 31, those rooms will be available to the general public, too, so please make your reservations ASAP.  If you make your reservation before, or after March 31, please ask for IPA’s room block to get IPA’s group rate.   Per Shore Lodge reservation policy:  Rates listed above do not include sales/lodging tax or nightly resort fee.  If the reservation is canceled outside of their 15-day cancellation policy, there will be no cancellation fee. If the reservation is canceled inside of the 15-day cancellation policy, you will be charged the first night’s lodging.

NOTE:  Check-in time is 3PM;
check-out time is noon.


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