2021 Regional Symposia Series

Two-Day Virtual Webinar presented by Adler University and the Society for Military Psychology

16-17 September 2021

To register, please visit https://chicagorrs.eventbrite.com

Day 1 (6 CEs)

Thursday – September 16, 2021: Morning Session (2 CEs)

9 A.M. – Opening Session: Welcomes and Introductions  

9:30 A.M. to 10:30 A.M. – Session 1: Chair Marina Bluvshtein, Ph.D. (1 CE)

“Consulting to the Israeli Defense Forces”

10:30 A.M. to 10:45 A.M. – Video Poster Presentations

10:45 A.M. to 11:45 A.M. – Session 2: Special Guest from APA Division 19 (1 CE)

“History of Division 19 on its 75th Anniversary”

11:45 A.M. to 12 Noon – BREAK (Video Posters Presentations)

12 Noon to 1:00 P.M. – Session 3: Luncheon Presentation

Senior Chief Shannon Kent, U.S. Navy Memorial Lecture

“Future Model for Operational Psychology” Patrick O’Neil, Jr.

Thursday – September 16, 2021: Afternoon Sessions (4 CEs)

1:00 P.M. to 2:30 P.M. – Session 4: Chair Blake Schroedter, Psy.D. (1.5 CE)

“RUSH University and Medical Center – ROAD Home Program on Treatment Outcomes”

2:30 P.M. to 2:45 P.M.  – BREAK (Video Posters Presentations)

2:45 P.M. to 4:15 P.M.  – Session 5: Chair Blake Schroedter, Psy.D. (1.5 CE)

“University of Illinois Champaign on Research on Suicide”

4:15 P.M. to 5 P.M. – Session 6: Chair Joseph Troiani, MHA, MSSI, M.A., Ph.D. CADC  (1 CE)

“Psychological Consequences of the Fall of Afghanistan”

5 P.M. to 6 P.M. – Town Hall Meeting (non-CE Event)

“The Fall of Afghanistan”

Day Two (7 CEs)

Friday – September 17, 2021:  Morning Sessions (3 CEs)

9 A.M. to 10:30 A.M. – Session 7: Chair Beth Rom-Rymer, Ph.D. (1.5 CE)

“Prescription Privileging in the Military”

10:30 A.M. to 10:45 A.M. BREAK (Video Posters Presentations)  

10:45 A.M. to 12 Noon – Session 8: Chair Donna DiMatteo-Gibson, Ph.D. (1.5 CE)

“Industrial/Organizational Psychology and Leadership Education Opportunities for the Military”

12 Noon to 12:15 P.M.  – BREAK (Video Posters Presentations)  

Friday – September 17, 2021:  Afternoon Sessions (4 CEs)

12:15 P.M. to 1:30 P.M. – Session 9: Luncheon Presentation –

“Providing on the Ground Mental Health Services during the Viet Nam Conflict and the Establishment of the V.A. Vet Centers.”

Shad Meshad, LCSW, CTS, TFTdx
Founder & President of the National Veterans Foundation.

1:30 P.M. to 1:45 P.M.  – BREAK (Video Posters Presentations)  

1:45 P.M. to 3:30 P.M. – Session 10: Chair Mark Staal, Ph.D, ABPP (2 CE)

“Introduction and Overview of Operational Psychology”

3:30 P.M. to 3:45 P.M. – BREAK (Video Posters Presentations)  

3:45 P.M. to 5:30 P.M. – Session 11: Chair Stephen V. Bowles, Ph.D., ABPP (2 CE)

Maj Emily Grieser: “A&S in Operational Psychology in the U. S. Air Force”

Mark Staal, Ph.D., ABPP “Examining the A&S in Military Operational Psychology”

Stephen V. Bowles, Ph.D, ABPP and Catherine Hou “Well-being for those in National Security Settings”

MAJ Mike Rakow, LT Elizabeth Whipple, and Other Session 11 Panelists “Q&A on Operational Psychology”

Division 19: Society for Military Psychology is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Division 19 maintains responsibility for this program and its content.