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Robert Bornstein, PhD

President

September 2015-2017

Robert Bornstein, Ph.D

Garden City, NY

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Robert Archer, Ph.D

President-Elect

September 2015-2017

Robert Archer, Ph.D.

Norfolk, VA

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Ronald J. Ganellen, Ph.D.

Past President

September 2015-2017

Ronald J. Ganellen, Ph.D.

Chicago, IL

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Giselle Hass, PsyD

Secretary

September 2016-2019

Giselle Hass, Psy.D.

Washington D.C.

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Paul Arbisi, Ph.D.

Treasurer

September 2016-2019

Paul Arbisi, Ph.D.

Edina, Minnesota

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Amanda Jill Clemence, Ph.D.

Representative at Large

September 2016-2018

Amanda Jill Clemence, Ph.D.

Bentonville, AR

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Chris Hopwood, Ph.D.

Representative at Large

September 2015-2017

Chris Hopwood, Ph.D.

East Lansing, MI

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Nancy Kaser-Boyd, Ph.D.

Representative at Large

September 2015-2017

Nancy Kaser-Boyd, Ph.D.

Studio City, CA

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Piero Porcelli, Ph.D.

Representative at Large

September 2016-2018

Piero Porcelli, Ph.D.

Bari, Italy

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SPA Editors & Coordinators

Steven K. Huprich, Ph.D

JPA Editor

Steven K. Huprich, Ph.D.

Wichita, KS

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David L. Streiner, Ph.D

SPA Exchange Editor

David L. Streiner, Ph.D.

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

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J.D. Smith, PhD

Website Editor

J.D. Smith, Ph.D.

Chicago, IL

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Hadas Pade, PsyD

Proficiency Coordinator

Hadas Pade, Psy.D.

San Jose, CA

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Virginia Brabender, Ph.D.

Liaison to APA Board of Educational Affairs (BEA)

Virginia Brabender, Ph.D.

Swarthmore, PA

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Public Affairs Director

Bruce L. Smith, Ph.D

Public Affairs Director

Bruce L. Smith, Ph.D.

Berkeley, CA

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Student Association President

Crista Maracic

SPAGS President

Crista Maracic

March 2017-2018

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SPA Office

Monica Tune

Administrative Director

Monica Tune

703/534-4772 (office)

866/849-3725 (toll-free)

703/534-6905 (fax)

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Administrative Assistant

Sam Richardson

703/534-4772 (office)

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Proficiency

The American Psychological Association (APA) officially recognizes Personality Assessment as a Proficiency in Professional Psychology. SPA has taken lead role in developing and implementing Personality Assessment Proficiency

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Ask your favorite personality assessor what the biggest personality assessment convention is, and he/she will tell you it's the Annual Convention of the Society for Personality Assessment. Ask him/her what the best personality assessment convention is, and he/she will tell you it's the Annual Convention of the Society for Personality Assessment, held every March in a different city.

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Each April, candidates statements and a Ballot for electing new members to the Board of Trustees is made available to Members, Fellows, Life Members or Life Fellows by the Nominations and Elections Committee. The persons elected to the Board take office in September.

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How Therapeutic Assessment Works: Theory and Techniques - Presented by Stephen E. Finn, PhD. In this webinar, Dr. Stephen Finn, the main developer of Therapeutic Assessment, will explain the techniques of TA and how they relate to TA’s underlying theory of client change. This session is particularly suited to those who are new to TA, including graduate students, or who wish to deepen their understanding of its therapeutic mechanisms.

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