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Nancy Holmes

CLICK HERE to view your copy of the 1st Quarter electronic issue of the OPA newsletter, the Bulletin.

This issue has lots of great articles and information about psychology in Oregon.

1. You can print a copy of the newsletter, if you prefer, once the PDF file is opened by using the print icon on the tool bar or by going to File, and then Print.

2. You can also access a PDF of the newsletter via the members only section of the OPA website. You will need to log in to access the newsletter. CLICK HERE to log in. Then click on the "Newsletters" option in the blue bars.

This issue features some great information including:

  • Best Practices for Gender-Creative Children: An Inside View
  • Beyond the Flying Spaghetti Monster: Finding a Meta-ethic to Save the Human Species from the 6th Extinction
  • A Mindful Approach to Mitigating Bias and Correcting Injustice
  • Transforming Social Justice Values into Lived Experience: Reflections Following the National Multicultural Conference and Summit
  • Cliff's Notes
  • OPA Conference
  • OPA Elections and Annual Meeting Notice
  • Welcome New and Returning Members
  • Upcoming OPA Workshops

Do you have ideas for articles or content for the newsletter? Do you have a contribution you could make to the newsletter? If so, please email your ideas to [email protected] or our editor, Shoshana Kerewsky, at [email protected]

As a reminder, your OPA membership will expire on 09/30/2017.

Click here to log in, and view and/or update your profile, and learn more about your OPA Membership Benefits.

Thank you for your continued membership and support of OPA--you help make a difference for psychology in Oregon!

Oregon Psychological Association
147 SE 102nd Avenue - Portland, OR 97216
503.253.9155 or 800.541.9798
Fax 503.253.9172
[email protected]



  • Register by April 7th to take advantage of savings on your registration fee!
  • Make your lodging reservations at the Hilton Eugene by April 11th to insure the discounted group rate! Details are below...

Join us at the OPA Annual Conference on May 5-6 at the Hilton Eugene Conference Center in Eugene, Oregon for an exciting weekend of education and networking with your colleagues from around the state. You won't want to miss it!

The theme for the conference is Psychology for All Ages and Stages: Considering Culture, Bias and Advocacy Throughout a Career. With two great keynote speakers, Jessica Pettitt and Dr. Erick Turner, as well as presentations from many of our esteemed colleagues, we hope that this conference will provide great learning opportunities for everyone no matter what stage of your career you are in. The conference looks to offer education on areas common to us all as well as future directions of the field. In addition, there are many opportunities to connect with others and network. Finally, attendance supports the ongoing work of OPA to advocate on behalf of mental health professionals and the public at large. So make your plans to attend today...below is information to get you started.

INTERESTING EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS This year's program has something for everyone--Our keynote presentations feature the following: Conversations That Matter and Sticks and Stones: LGBT 101 By Jessica Pettitt; Publication Bias in Psychology, Psychiatry, and Beyond-Problems and Solutions By Erick H. Turner, M.D.

Our breakout sessions include: Growing an Ethical State of Mind: An Ethics Toolkit for the Mindful Psychologist; Keeping Up-To-Date: Current Best Practices For Working With Transgender/Gender Fluid Children and Their Families; Diversity across Our Careers: Becoming and Remaining Culturally-Informed Psychologists; Relevant Issues in Our Lives as Psychologists; Ethical and Legal Issues in Child & Family Therapy: Consent to Treatment and Authorization to Disclose Confidential Information; Telepsychology for Everyone; The Future of Psychology: Legal and Regulatory Trends Affecting the Profession; and Sexting in Teens and Young Adults.

POSTER SESSIONS----We also will have our Poster Sessions on Saturday featured during the break times. Please consult the schedule of events for more information.

BOOK YOUR LODGING NOW----Make sure you get your lodging booked early through The Hilton Eugene Conference Center. The discounted OPA group rate is $129 per night, plus taxes. The deadline for hotel reservations is April 11th. You can make your reservations directly by calling The Hilton at 800-937-6660 or 541.342.2000 and ask for the Oregon Psychological Association room block. You can also book your lodging online by clicking here.

WANT MORE INFORMATION? Click here for the full conference brochure.

READY to REGISTER? Click here to register online for OPA's Annual Conference.

We look forward to your participation!

Oregon Psychological Association
147 SE 102nd Avenue - Portland, OR 97216
503.253.9155 or 800.541.9798
Fax 503.253.9172
[email protected]

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