Registration is now open for the West Virginia Psychological Association Spring Training Event & Business Meeting!


We are excited to announce that Lisa Najavits, Ph.D., professor of psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine, adjunct professor at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, and clinical research psychologist in the Veterans Affairs Healthcare System will provide a full day of training on “Trauma Informed Care & Seeking Safety” on Friday, April 27, 2018.  This training, which offers 6 CEUs, will describe an evidence-based model for understanding the link between trauma and addiction and will review research and clinical issues in treating clients with these co-occurring disorders.  The training will be held in Huntington, WV on the campus of Marshall University.


You may register online at  through April 24, 2018.  Mailed registrations will be accepted, but must also be received by April 24, 2018.  Onsite registration is available only if space permits, as seating is limited.


Please see the WVPA Spring Conference Flyer and the WVPA Spring 2018 Full Conference Brochure.


I’m looking forward to seeing you in Huntington in April!!


Warm regards,

Penny Koontz, PsyD

2018 WVPA President Elect and Program Chair