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Register today for the Spring 2017 Continuing Education Conference! April 27-28, 2017 at the Sheraton Erie Bayfront, Erie, PA.



Per workshop

  Until April 1
 After April 1

PPA Members

$80.00  $95.00 
Non-members $130.00  $145.00 

Student Members

$20.00  $35.00 
Non-member Students   $45.00  $60.00 
Lunch  $40.00  $40.00 


Location and Lodging
The 2017 Spring Conference will be held at the Sheraton Erie Bayfront: 55 West Bay Drive Erie, PA 16507 . PPA has a block of rooms reserved at the discounted rate of $159/night plus tax. If you are interested in reserving a room for the Spring Conference please contact the hotel at (814) 454-2005 before Monday, March 27, 2017.

Cancellation Policy

All workshop registration cancellation requests must be made in writing to Iva Brimmer, Director of Administration ( - no phone cancellations will be accepted. Cancellation requests made more than 72 hours before the workshop will result in a 50% refund of the registration fee. PPA cannot postpone registrations and/or transfer fees to future events.

Cancellations made less than 72 hours before the workshop and no shows for the Convention will result in forfeiture of the entire registration fee.

PPA recognizes that serious issues, out of the attendee’s control, may arise and could prevent an attendee from cancelling their registration by the cancellation deadline. Please contact PPA within one week of the final date of the conference if you have any questions about your cancellation.


Special Needs

The Pennsylvania Psychological Association is committed to providing access and support to persons with special needs who wish to participate in the programs we sponsor. Persons with disabilities and special needs are encouraged to contact PPA at 717.232.3817, no less than three weeks before the conference, for further information.


Continuing Education Credits
The Spring 2017 Continuing Education Conference is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Psychological Association. The Pennsylvania Psychological Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. PPA maintains responsibility for this program and its content. The Pennsylvania Psychological Association is an approved provider for Act 48 Continuing Professional Education Requirements as mandated by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.


Credits Offered:

3 Continuing Education Credits Per Workshop. There will also a 1 hour luncheon workshop from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.  (luncheon and 1 hour CE is included in the $40 cost of the luncheon).




Handouts will be added as they are received from presenters.




Handouts for the Spring 2017 Conference:

Spring 2017 Handouts

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Handouts that accompany workshops provided at the 2017 Spring Conference. Please download or print these handouts prior to the conference, as hard copies will not be available on-site.
Item Name Posted By Date Posted
W01 -What is New Spring 2017 handouts.pdf PDF (154.49 KB) Administration 4/18/2017
W01- psychotherapy updates - OPTIONAL.pdf PDF (51.61 KB) Administration 4/18/2017
W04 - abbreviated course on suicide handouts f.pdf PDF (56.25 KB) Administration 4/18/2017
W04 - Abbreviated course on suicide.pdf PDF (115.09 KB) Administration 4/18/2017
W05 - Sufficient Humility handout 2017.pdf PDF (228.8 KB) Administration 4/24/2017
W06 - Dr R Gatto Coaching Therapy.pdf PDF (3.12 MB) Administration 4/18/2017
W07 - Reciprocal Relationships Between Social .pdf PDF (1.41 MB) Administration 4/24/2017
W08 - Advanced Risk Management Spring 2017.pdf PDF (217.67 KB) Administration 4/18/2017
W11 - Psychology and Advocacy Handouts PDF (1.28 MB) Administration 4/27/2017
W12 - course on suicide handouts for April 201.pdf PDF (65.26 KB) Administration 4/18/2017
W12 - Thee hour course on suicide.pdf PDF (175.36 KB) Administration 4/18/2017
W13 - Annotated bibliography 2.doc DOC (35.35 KB) Administration 4/18/2017
W13 - Pick up the path with us from.doc DOC (21.42 KB) Administration 4/18/2017
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