April 3, 2014

Interactive teleconference interview with Geery Young on Malingering/Feigning and Amy Copeland on Smoking Cessation

Meet the Authors: An Interview with Gerald Young, Ph.D.
Tuesday April 8, 2014 from 6:00 – 7:00 PM Eastern Time
Dr. Young is author of Malingering, Feigning, and Response Bias in Psychiatric/Psychological Injury published by Springer Books.
Dr. Young is an Associate Professor at Glendon College, York University. He is Editor-in-Chief of Psychological Injury and Law and President of the Association for Scientific Advancement in Psychological Injury and Law. He has published other works in the area (e.g., Causality of Psychological Injury: Presenting Evidence in Court, 2007). His other area of research is in child development (Development and Causality: Neo-Piagetian Perspectives, 2011). His most recent trade book is called You Can Rejoin Joy: Blogging for Today’s Psychology (2013; rejoiningjoy.com).
Meet the Experts: An Interview with Amy Copeland, Ph.D.
Friday April 11, 2014 from 4:00 – 5:00 PM Eastern Time
Dr. Copeland will discuss the topic “What We Currently Know About Success in Smoking Cessation Interventions.”
Dr. Copeland is Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at Louisiana State University – Baton Rouge, where she also directs the psychological Services Center. She received her PhD in Clinical Psychology from the State University of New York at Binghamton.
Her research interests focus on cognitive and affective variables in substance use initiation, maintenance, cessation, and relapse. She is primarily interested in licit (tobacco/nicotine) and illicit (cocaine, methamphetamine) psychomotor stimulants. More specifically, my interests include: (1) weight concern, beliefs about weight control, beliefs about health consequences, and stimulant use (2) smoking cessation and relapse prevention as it pertains to high-risk cues for relapse, (3) prevention of substance use, and (4) impaired decision-making in substance use and cessation. She has published more than 60 papers in peer-reviewed journals and book chapters.
To register for any of these free interviews go to www.thepracticeinstitute.com, and click on the calendar date on the right hand side of the page and it will bring to you the registration page. After a brief presentation those participating on the call may make comments or ask questions of the author.

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