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From the President


Welcome! APP is pleased to announce these exciting professional development opportunities to help
you elevate your expertise. APP has always been a home for dedicated psychologists in Montgomery
and Price George’s Counties, Maryland who want to enhance their skills and stay at the forefront of
psychology. APP is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education
for psychologists and we have thoughtfully curated another series of live, virtual, 3hour Continuing
Education workshops. We welcome psychologists from Maryland and the DMV region, across the
nation, and around the globe. Please join us to stay updated with the latest advancements in psychology
to provide the best care for the people you serve and to learn from leading psychologists and specialists
who bring their wealth of knowledge and realworld experience directly to you, wherever you are and
just as you are. Join us on Sunday mornings from 9 a.m. 12:15 p.m. and earn 3 CE credits for each
presentation you attend in full

October 15, 2023
Practicing Psychology: Current Legal and Ethical Issues
Presented by Richard Bloch, Esq.
Fulfills CE licensing requirement for education about laws pertaining to the practice of
psychology; ethics and professional conduct in the practice of psychology; or managing risks
associated with the practice of psychology.

November 19, 2023
Informed and Affirming Care for Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming Clients
Presented by Fredrick Dombrowski, Ph.D.
Fulfills CE licensing requirement for training designed to enhance competence in the provision of
psychological services to culturally diverse populations.

February 18, 2024
The Neurobiology of Addiction: The Science, Genetics, and Treatment for
Substance Use Disorders
Presented by Jessica Swan, MAC, LSATP

March 17, 2024
On the Frontline of Addressing the Opioid Crisis
Presented by Omar Abubaker, M.D., Ph.D.

April 14, 2024
Current Research in the Intersecting Fields of Clinical, Affective, and Personality Neuroscience
Presented by Alexander J. Shackman, Ph.D.

May 19, 2024
Emergency Preparedness and Public Health: What Can Psychologists Do?
Presented by Evangeline Franklin, M.D., M.P.H.

Renew your APP membership today! Please help to sustain and grow the
group by inviting a colleague to join you. Member benefits include (1) reduced workshop fees and (2)
the opportunity to list yourself online in the APP Find a Psychologist directory.

Annual APP dues are $60 (membership year is from October through May). Membership entitles you to the reduced workshop fee of only $45 (or $55 for late registration). This is a savings of $25 per workshop, compared to non-members who pay $70 (or $80 for late registration). For updated information on the speakers, content, and learning objectives of these presentations, please go to

We look forward to seeing you on October 15.


Stan Kulewicz, Ph.D.