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TPA 2019 Annual Convention - Connectivity
October 31-November 2, 2019
Hyatt Regency on the Riverwalk
Proposal Receipt Deadline: 11:59pm, March 24

Texas Psychological Association is pleased to announce its 2019 Annual Convention Call for Proposals. TPA’s President, Dr. Alice Ann Holland, and TPA’s Program Committee, chaired by Dr. Amanda Venta, encourage proposals for workshops, symposiums, research papers, and posters from individuals in all settings representing psychology. The Program Committee especially welcomes program submissions relating to the convention's theme. The proposal receipt deadline is 11:59pm, March 24

The proposal process is a competitive one. Your proposal should be concise and complete in order to be considered. Please check spelling and grammar thoroughly before submitting your materials.

In order for a workshop or symposium to be considered it must be eligible to offer professional development credit. In order to be eligible for for professional development credit programs must meet the following criteria:

  • The topic/content must be directly related to the practice of psychology
  • A licensed psychologist (doctoral-level at minimum if from outside of Texas) must be the lead/primary presenter. Exceptions: other experts such as attorneys, medical doctors may be considered on a case by case basis
  • The activity/content must be in compliance with the APA Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct, and APA Practice Guidelines. TPA will rely on APA guidelines that exist should there be any questions of compliance.
  • Each potential presenter must not submit more than 2 proposals for consideration.


Type of Program accepted via THIS form:

Workshops are programs based on teaching direct skills and practical application of theory to workshop participants. Workshops combine theoretical and experiential approaches to help participants increase their understanding and skills in a particular area of current interest in psychology. An emphasis should be placed on interactive workshops when possible rather than only lecture. We ask that you actively engage participants in a variety of learning modes and facilitate translation of new knowledge and skills into professional practices and services. In you proposal, explain how you intend to achieve this (1, 2, 3 hours). It is important that you include new skills that can be put into practice immediately whenever possible. Each person listed as a presenter must register for the Convention. (PD eligible)

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