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and research of group therapy since 1942. AGPA provides the support
you are looking for to enhance your work as a mental healthcare
professional or your life as a member of a therapeutic group.
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** PLEASE NOTE THE
DISTANCE LEARNING TELECONFERENCE ON SUNDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2013
Violence in America: Therapists Join the Dialogue
and Search for Solutions
H. Klein, and Victor L. Schermer, with panelists Leslie Lothstein,
and Nina Thomas HAS BEEN
CANCELLED. WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE.**
Annual Meeting: March 3-8
Boston Annual Meeting theme will be "Group: Creating Connection in
Turbulent Times." The meeting will take place March 3-8 at the
Westin Copley Place Hotel.
are available at $214 single/double occupancy. Use
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627-7216 or (617) 262-9600.
event descriptions for the 2014 Annual Meeting is now available!
Click here to download the registration form.
Renew your AGPA membership today.
Call-In Hour: An audio-recording is available from the AGPA
Community Call-In Hour to meet the President-Elect Candidates which
took place on Sunday, November 10, 2013. To access the recording,
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from experts in group psychotherapy and organizational leaders speak
to the benefits of
group psychotherapy and group interventions, in
general and for certain populations, as well as the wide variety of
activities the organization has underway. You can also post
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participating in the channel?
Customized training and
consultation programs are available through AGPA for a
variety of mental health service delivery systems, including public
and private agencies, hospitals, clinics, and group practices.
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the public dealing with traumatic events. Please
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Psychotherapy in the News!
The APA Monitor on Psychology
has just published a two page story on the effectiveness of group therapy, with
quotes from AGPA members and references to the IJGP. Check out the story
President-Elect Les Greene has an article "Group Therapist as
Social Scientist, with Special Reference to the
Psychodynamically Oriented Psychotherapist" published in the
September 2012 issue of the American Psychologist.
Practice Guidelines for Group Psychotherapy cited by the APA.
Psychological Association published a resolution on the effectiveness
of psychotherapy and cited the AGPA Practice Guidelines. This resolution
speaks to the
effectiveness and cost effectiveness of group psychotherapy. You can see
the full resolution at:
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group measures to increase treatment effectiveness? Turn
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Audio-recordings and the AGPA Ethics
Modules are our first offerings for accredited continuing education
credits. Visit the new online store to register for these distance
learning credits. The AGPA store also offers convenient
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