The New England Psychological Association (NEPA) and the Northeast Conference for Teachers of Psychology (NECTOP) are excited to announce the 2017 conference at William James College located just outside of Boston, in Newton MA.

Please forward this information to your students and encourage them to attend the programs below and network with their colleagues and other professionals!

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


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


Steven Pinker, PhD

Johnstone Family Professor of Psychology, Harvard University in the Department of Psychology. Dr. Pinker will give the annual Distinguished Contribution Award Address


                                        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


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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