Upcoming Events 

The New England Psychological Association (NEPA) and the Northeast Conference for Teachers of Psychology (NECTOP) are excited to announce planning underway for the 2017 conference at William James College. The following are some highlights so far:

Student Programming:  

Graduate students will present on the following topics

  • Smart Shopping When Applying to Doctoral and Masters Programs & Staying out of Debt 
  • Meet & Great
  • Concentration Talks with William James College Faculty
  • Health Psychology Applications and Outcomes for the Future of Medical Care
  • Bring Your Lunch & Community Time and Volunteer for a Cause
  • Interconnecting Exploration of Relationship with (Supervisors/Advisers) in Psychology Doctoral/Masters Programs
  • Plan Today to Succeed Tomorrow
  • Individual Development Plans for All Levels of Training
  • Cross Cultural/Multilingual Neuropsychology: Mobilizing Neuropsychologist in Expanding Our Current Cognitive Assessment.

NEPA Keynote Speakers


Marie T. Banich, PhD

Professor of Psychology at University of Colorado Boulder

Mind & Brain: Core Concepts and Emerging Ideas in Cognitive Neuroscience


Nicholas Covino, PsyD

President of William James College

Improving Access to Mental Health Care: the Role for Professional Psychology


Stanley J. Berman, PhD

Associate Professor and Vice President for Academic Affairs William James College

Building and Sustaining Empathy in Mental Health Interventions with Refugees


Robert Stern, PhD

Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Anatomy and Neurobiology at Boston University School of Medicine, Director of the Clinical Core of the BU Alzheimer’s Disease Center, Director of Clinical Research for the BU Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) Center

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy and the Long-term Consequences of Repetitive Brain Trauma


Other keynote speakers will include distinguished professionals such as Dr. Steven Pinker from Harvard University.  Dr. Pinker will give the annual Distinguished Contribution Award Address. 

NECTOP Keynotes and Concurrent Sessions

2017 G. Stanley Hall Lecture courtesy APA:

Marie T. Banich, PhD
Professor of Psychology at University of Colorado Boulder

Mind & Brain: Core Concepts and Emerging Ideas in Cognitive Neuroscience

Bethany Fleck Ph.D & Heather Hussey PhD

 Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Choosing SoTL Scales That Will Work For You

Dana S. Dunn, PhD

Professor of Psychology Moravian College

Career Matters for Psychology Majors and Mentors


Colleen J. Sullivan PhD, Bonnie G. Kanner PhD, Nicole M. Rosa PhD., & Kathryn E Frazier PhD

Professors of Psychology at Worcester State University

Mastery of Oral and Written Communication Skills: A Developmental Psychology Curriculum Sequencing Example


Shira Fishman PhD & Jason Osher PhD 

Professors of Pyschology William James College

Adapting Problem Based Learning for Psychology Training

Submissions and registrations can be made at the NEPA website.
Students and High School Teachers of Psychology $30| Professional Members $50| Book Exhibitor (Friday Only) $100.00| Book Exhibitor or Graduate Program  
(Saturday Only ) $150.00 | Book Exhibitor (Friday and Saturday) $200.00|


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