76th Annual Convention
NYSPA 76th Annual Convention
“Psychology Works: Essential knowledge to serve your patients, practice and the profession”
June 1 –2, 2013
Affinia Manhattan 371 7th Avenue, NY, NY
**Pre-Conference Certification Sessions have been added on May 31st! Click here for more information.**
Allen Frances, M.D., was chair of the DSM‐IV Task Force and of the department of psychiatry at Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC. He is currently professor emeritus at Duke. Additionally, he is author of two books related to DSM 5: "Saving Normal" and "Essentials of Psychiatric Diagnosis".
In his keynote address to NYSPA, Dr Frances will speak on topics related to diagnoses and diagnostic system in psychiatry, focusing on the work on the new DSM 5 manual, to be released May 2013. Dr Frances led the work on the previous DSM 4 manual and has been central in the discussion about new diagnoses.
Pre-order Dr. Frances's book due out on May 24th, Essentials of Psychiatric Diagnosis: Responding to the Challenge of DSM-5 to get a copy signed on-site:
The complete program schedule is now avaialbe. *Please note that due to demands, the learning opportunities have been expanded to include two additional certificaition session on Friday, May 31, 2013. More information is outlined in the program schedule.
NYSPA' s Annual Poster Session
Students can find information on the Annual Poster Session by clicking here. Note that the application deadline was April 29, 2013