Michigan Psychological Association

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2nd Annual Michigan Health Psychology Symposium
11/1/2019

A broad-reaching MPA conference highlighting the integration of Psychology across medical settings here in Michigan. Presentations will focus on the increased value integrated models have demonstrated in Michigan, and participants will have the opportunity to learn more about research being conducted across the State. All levels of Health Psychologists are invited and encouraged to attend; students are welcome to compete in the poster competition. This conference will provide 6 CE credits toward Psychologist licensure in Michigan (1 Pain CE).

Agenda
7:30 am -
8:00 am    

Registration
 
8:00 am -
8:15 am

Welcome Remarks - Jennifer Peltzer-Jones, PsyD
 
8:15 am -
9:15 am

Problem Solving, Pitfalls, and Perseverance: A Case Study of Two Multidisciplinary Specialty Clinics at Michigan Medicine
Presenters:
Elissa Patterson, PhD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan
Gerald Scott Winder, MD, MSc, Clinical Assistant Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Surgery, University of Michigan
Anne Fernandez, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan

 
9:15 am -
10:15 am

The Role of the Psychologist within the Multidisciplinary Post-Acute TBI Rehabilitation Environment
Presenter:
Elizabeth A. Imbesi, PhD, ABPP, NeuroRestorative Michigan  
 
10:115 am - 10:30 am
Morning Break/Student Research Poster Session
 
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Keynote: The Value of Psychology in Alternative Payment Models of Care
Presenter:
Doug Tynan, PhD, ABPP

 
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Lunch
 
12:45 pm -
1:45 pm

Chronic Inflammation and Integrated Behavior & Health
Presenter: 
Nicole Hunka, PhD, Associate Professor of Instruction (Social Science), Department of Applied General & Technical Studies, University of Akron
 
1:45 pm -
2:45 pm

“An Integrative Assessment and Intervention Approach for Patients with Centralized Pain”
Presenter: 
Mark A. Lumley, PhD, Wayne State University, Distinguished Professor, Director of Clinical Psychology Doctoral Training
 
2:45 pm -
3:00 pm

Afternoon Break/Research Poster Session
 
3:00 pm -
4:00 pm

From Graduate School to Career: Planning and Navigating Your Roadmap to Success in Health Psychology
Presenters: 
Scott J. Nyman, PhD, ABPP, Ascension-Genesys Hospital, Family Medicine Residency Program, Asst. Professor, MSU Colleges of Osteopathic and Human Medicine, Dept. of Fam Med and Psychiatry
Mark A. Lumley, PhD, Wayne State University, Distinguished Professor, Director of Clinical Psychology Doctoral Training
Amy M. Williams, PhD, Henry Ford Cancer Institute, Dept. of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, Director of Clinical Psychology Practicum, Henry Ford Health System

 
4:00 pm -
4:30 pm

Student Poster Award; Closing Remarks; Evaluation
 
 


Registration Fees

*Join MPA now for 2020 and get the rest of 2019 for free!
If you join MPA today, call our office (517-347-1885) to register for this conference at the members’ discounted prices!


Early Bird Registration - Before October 28

MPA Member $165
MPA Non-Member $195
MPA Student Member $25
Student Non-Member $50
MPA Board/Committee Member $100
Program Speaker Comped

Regular Registration - After October 28

MPA Member $195
MPA Non-Member $225
MPA Student Member $25
Student Non-Member $50
MPA Board/Committee Member $100


Learning Objectives


Problem Solving, Pitfalls, and Perseverance: A Case Study of Two Multidisciplinary Specialty Clinics at Michigan Medicine

  1. Describe the rationale for multidisciplinary clinics and the role of health psychologists in their development, delivery, and maintenance.
  2. Outline the steps necessary to build a successful multi-disciplinary clinic in specialty care areas based on real-world examples from providers from diverse training backgrounds.
  3. Identify team-building strategies that promote successful sustainable models of multidisciplinary collaboration while avoiding pitfalls. 
The Role of the Psychologist within the Multidisciplinary Post-Acute TBI Rehabilitation Environment
  1. Participants will learn the role of the psychologist in the assessment and treatment of mental health concerns as part of a multidisciplinary post-acute rehabilitation program for TBI.
  2. Participants will learn the role of the psychologist in the assessment and treatment of behavioral health concerns as part of a multidisciplinary post-acute rehabilitation program for TBI.
  3. Participants will learn the role of the psychologist in providing education to staff and other clinicians with regard to mental health concerns within a multidisciplinary post-acute rehabilitation program for TBI.
  4. Participants will learn the role of the psychologist in assisting other post-acute rehabilitation staff and clinicians to understand interpersonal concerns such as patient/staff boundaries.
Chronic Inflammation and Integrated Behavior & Health
  1. Distinguish between acute and chronic inflammation and describe how both impact health and disease.
  2. Identify specific bio-psycho-social factors that contribute to chronic inflammation and describe how those factors directly influence the inflammatory process.
  3. Recognize the interconnected nature of biomedical science and psychology in regard to the development and progression of inflammation and chronic diseases.
  4. Recognize the interconnected nature of biomedical science and psychology in promoting an anti inflammatory lifestyle and consequently, the development of wellness and health enhancement.

The Value of Psychology in Alternative Payment Models of Care

  1. Recognize the importance of Measurement Based Care.
  2. Be able to list critical healthcare outcome measures that can improve with available psychological services.
  3. Recognize three different methods of reimbursement in alternative payment models.

An Integrative Assessment and Intervention Approach for Patients with Centralized Pain

  1. Discuss the limitations of current pain management interventions
  2. Describe Pain Reprocessing Therapy and how it might lead to pain reduction.
  3. Explain the role of stress in centralized pain and how Emotional Awareness and Expression Therapy is beneficial.
From Graduate School to Career: Planning and Navigating Your Roadmap to Success in Health Psychology
  1. Students/Learners will gain greater insight and understanding into the process of moving, step by step, from undergraduate education through early career in clinical health psychology (CHP).
  2. Professionals in the field of psychology will gain greater insight and skill in both mentorship and clinical supervision of psychology learners considering a career in CHP, as well as respecialization considerations.
  3. Audience members will develop greater appreciation of recommended CHP academic and clinical experiences, which can provide exploratory knowledge for those considering a CHP career, as well as for those seeking generalist or specialized careers in CHP.

Speaker Bios


Elissa (Lissa) Patterson, PhD, is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Michigan. Dr. Patterson earned a PhD in biopsychology from the University of Chicago and a Certificate of Re-specialization in Clinical Psychology from William James College in Massachusetts. She completed post-doctoral training in Behavioral Medicine at the Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Patterson is a member of the Consultation Liaison Psychiatry service at University Hospital in Ann Arbor where she specializes in treating medical/surgical patients who experience psychological factors impeding their medical progress. She is a co-founder of the Michigan Medicine Multi-disciplinary PNES clinic housed in the department of Neurology, and a warrior against mind-body dualism. She is the current president of the Michigan Psychological Association.

Gerald Scott Winder, MD, is a clinical assistant professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Surgery at the University of Michigan.  He holds a medical degree from the University of Utah School of Medicine and a Masters of Science degree in Clinical Research Design and Statistical Analysis from the University of Michigan School of Public Health.  He completed a general psychiatry residency and a consultation-liaison psychiatry fellowship at the University of Michigan.  As a consultation-liaison psychiatrist, Dr. Winder specializes in the psychiatric care of the medically ill.  In this clinical niche, he has co-founded specialty clinics embedded in organ transplantation, neurology, and hepatology where he works on multidisciplinary teams providing integrated psychiatric and medical care to patients whose diseases cross medical disciplines.  His particular clinical and academic passions are psychiatric disorders in liver disease patients.

Anne Fernandez, PhD, is a health psychologist and assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Michigan.  She is the clinical program director for both the University of Michigan Addiction Treatment Service and Alcohol-related Liver Disease clinic. She completed her doctorate at the University of Rhode Island, with a focus in health psychology. She did her internship in behavioral medicine at Yale New Haven Hospital and her post-doctoral fellowship at Brown University’s Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies.   She is the Principal Investigator of an NIH-funded study developing an alcohol intervention for surgical health optimization, and the principal investigator of a precision health study to predict and prevent opioid addiction after surgery.  Her program of clinical work and research focuses on improving addiction health services for patients in medical and surgical settings. 

Mark Lumley, PhD, is a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Psychology at Wayne State University, in Detroit, Michigan, where he also directs the PhD program in clinical psychology. He obtained bachelor’s degrees in both biology and psychology at Wayne State University in 1985, and the PhD in Clinical and Health Psychology from the University of Florida in 1990. He joined Wayne State University in 1991, and his 28-year research program is internationally recognized for linking emotional processes and health, particularly chronic pain disorders. Along with his doctoral students and colleagues, he has developed and tested various emotion-focused psychological interventions, particularly related to emotional disclosure and emotional awareness and expression. He has been funded for by the NIH for many years and has published over 150 per-reviewed articles. As a clinical psychologist, Dr. Lumley enjoys teaching psychotherapy as well as training and supervising students in clinical practice. During his years at Wayne State, he has mentored 39 doctoral students to the PhD and has received both local and national awards for excellence in mentoring.  Dr. Lumley is on the editorial boards of numerous journals in health psychology and psychosomatic medicine, is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and Society of Behavioral Medicine, and has been on the Executive Committees of the American Psychosomatic Society, the Society for Health Psychology, and the Council of University Directors of Clinical Psychology. 

Elizabeth Imbesi, PhD, ABPP, is a Clinical Health Psychologist for NeuroRestorative Michigan, that specializes in the interplay between physical and mental wellness. Dr. Imbesi’s clinical work is a blend of cognitive-behavioral, interpersonal, and psychodynamic approaches, using the therapeutic alliance to promote and maintain healthy change and growth. Her clinical experience includes work with traumatic brain injury, mood disorders, PTSD, chronic pain, grief & loss, substance abuse, insomnia, diabetes, and psycho-oncology, among others. Her research interests include traumatic brain injury, chronic pain, psycho-oncology, multiculturalism, technology and ethics. She has presented on these topics at national and international conferences. Dr. Imbesi earned her PhD in Counseling Psychology from the University at Buffalo. She completed her internship at the VA Western New York Healthcare System and received specialized training in Health Psychology during her fellowship at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. Dr. Imbesi is board-certified in Clinical Health Psychology. She began her current position at NeuroRestorative after eight years at the Department of Veterans Affairs, where she worked with Veterans managing a variety of physical and mental health concerns. In her free time, Dr. Imbesi enjoys reading, creative writing, exercising and spending time with her family.

Nicole Hunka, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Instruction at the University of Akron. Nicole earned a doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Akron and obtained additional training in the area of Health Psychology. Nicole has over 13 years of clinical experience providing counseling and comprehensive testing and assessment. Teaching, clinical, and research interests include chronic inflammation and behavior, end of life issues, and college student success. Nicole may be contacted at the Department of Applied General and Technical Studies, University of Akron, Akron Ohio, 44325-6105. Email: njh7@uakron.edu

Amy Williams, PhD, is a Health Service Psychologist at Henry Ford Health System in the Department of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery. She completed her PhD in Clinical Psychology at Wayne State University and pre-doctoral internship at Geisinger Medical Center. Dr. Williams completed a Behavioral Medicine post-doctoral fellowship at Geisinger Medical Center before joining the faculty at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit. She holds a Clinical Assistant Profession position with the Department of Psychiatry in Wayne State University's School of Medicine. Clinically, Dr. Williams works with patients with head and neck cancer and other Otolaryngology-related illnesses. Dr. Williams is the Director of Research for the Department of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery and the Director of Psychology Practicum for the Division of Health Psychology in Behavioral Health Services at Henry Ford. Dr. Williams' research focuses on cognitive function and understanding of medical illness/treatment, psychosocial factors and adjustment, quality of life, multidisciplinary care, and cancer survivorship. 

Doug Tynan, PhD, ABPP, is a Professor of Pediatrics at Jefferson University in Philadelphia, the founding editor of Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology, and most recently the first Director of Integrated Health Care, and the Principal Investigator of a CMMI Cooperative Agreement for the American Psychological Association in the Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative.  He brings more than three decades of practice experience in integrated care in specialty and primary care, both in medical systems and private practice settings.  Starting in January 2020, he will be a Senior Fellow at HHS Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. 

Scott J. Nyman, PhD, ABPP, is the Associate Director for Behavioral Science with the Ascension-Genesys Family Medicine Residency Program serving the greater Flint, MI area, and is also a faculty member of the Ascension-Genesys Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical Health Psychology and coordinator of the graduate student psychology practicum program. Dr. Nyman is board certified in clinical health psychology, earned his doctorate in counseling psychology at Purdue University, completed postdoc fellowship in clinical health psychology with Genesys, and prior to his current position, spent four years as a staff psychologist for the Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute in Flint MI. Dr. Nyman is originally from Grand Rapids, MI and completed his undergraduate work at Hope College in Holland, MI. 


Cancellation Policy

Cancellations before October 11 will be accepted - minus a 30% processing fee.  No refunds after October 11.

 

Location: Crystal Gardens Banquet Center, 5768 East Grand River Ave., Howell, MI 48843


Registration ends on October 28, 2019