Save the Date! 

Saturday, October 23, 2021

Event will be held at either UCLA's Covel Commons or Virtually 

Morning Sessions * 6.0 Live CEs Available * Poster Session 

LACPA Awards Presentation * Post-Convention Happy Hour


Linda Mona, Ph.D.
Disability Culturally Competent Sexual Healthcare 

Dr. Linda Mona is a clinical psychologist who has worked in a variety of settings providing clinical services, training healthcare professionals, and conducting research focusing upon the diverse life experiences of individuals living with chronic health conditions/disability.  She is currently the Clinical Director of the Spinal Cord Injury/Disorder Psychology Service at the VA Long Beach Healthcare System.  Her clinical work has focused on providing services to Veterans with disabilities within a disability affirmative context.  In addition to her work with Veterans, she is the founder and president of Inclusivity Clinical Consulting Services which provides a wide array of psychotherapy services to individuals and couples from diverse backgrounds. She also serves as a healthcare services consultant, providing training to integrated healthcare settings and allied health clinical service providers on disability, diversity and inclusion strategies, and sexuality and intimacy.  

Infusing disability into psychology diversity education and training has also been one of Dr. Mona's career passions. She has challenged traditional medical notions of disability by reframing this identity from a multicultural lens. Through national psychology professional service roles, she has been successful at promoting disability consciousness through her expertise, social justice advocacy, and her own lived experience as a disabled woman psychologist. She has facilitated over 100 trainings and has over 30 publications focusing on disability diversity. Dr. Mona’s work has been showcased through mainstream media including; Oprah Radio, Canadian Discovery Health, PBS, NBC's Today show, and Self Magazine.

 

  

 
2021 LACPA Award Nominations  - Deadline April 1st
Click here for information and past honorees

 

Call for Presentations - Deadline May 3rd

The LACPA Convention Committee is accepting proposals on all topics. Attendees have expressed interest in programs on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI); Science of Racism (Systemic Oppression, Criminal and Racial Justice, Policing, Health Equity); Implicit bias; Disability; LGBTQ; Minorities; and Effects of the Covid-19 Pandemic (Mental Health, Stress/Anxiety, Loneliness, Substance Use, Domestic Abuse, Homelessness, Future of Work, Parenting, Teaching/Schools/Remote Learning, Technology/Telehealth).
Multicultural perspectives on all topics are welcomed.
You do not need to be a LACPA member to submit a proposal.

 

Call for Posters - Deadline June 9th

LACPA invites poster proposals from its student, post-doc/pre-licensed, and early career members.
Proposals on any research, literature review, or theoretical topic related to the field
of psychology will be considered.
The LACPA Foundation will present awards of $200, $100, and $50 for the posters judged
to be the three best at the Convention.

  

Program subject to change. 

 

 

 
The Los Angeles County Psychological Association (LACPA) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. LACPA maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
 
This program may be taken to satisfy the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) continuing education requirements.