2016 Pre-Conference Institute
Neuroscience-Informed Behavioral Interventions:
From Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to Cognitive Training
ABCT Pre-Conference Institute
Thursday October 27th, 2016, 8:30am-5pm
New York Marriott Marquis, NYC
8:30-8:35pm: Introduction and Welcome
Rebecca Price, NTTR SIG President & Pre-conference Institute Chair
8:35-10:00: Cognitive Science and Neuroscience in Treatment Development
8:35-9:05: Attention bias modification: Past, Present, and Future
Rebecca Price, University of Pittsburgh
9:05-9:35: [Novel developments in cognitive training and synergistic brain-focused intervention strategies]
Rudi De Raedt, Ghent University
9:35-9:55 Session 1 Discussion/Q & A led by Yair Bar-Haim, Tel Aviv University
10:00-10:30 Beverage Break
10:30-12:20 Neuroscience and CBT
10:30-11:00: Using neuroscience to inform prolonged exposure therapy for PTSD
Sheila Rauch, Emory University
11:00-11:30 Neural Mechanisms of Behavioral Interventions for Anxiety and Irritability in Autism Spectrum Disorder
Denis Sukhodolsky, Yale University
11:30-12:00 Toward precision treatments for Autism(s)
Kevin Pelphrey, Yale University
12:00-12:20 Session 2 Discussion/Q & A led by Kristen Ellard, Massachusetts General Hospital
12:20-1:15 LUNCH on your own
1:15-2:35 Neuroscience in Treatment Planning
1:15-1:45 How can Neuroscience make a difference for Psychiatry?
Martin Paulus, Laureate Institute
1:45-2:15 How can clincians use their patients' functional neuroimaging data in CBT?
Greg Siegle, University of Pittsburgh
2:15-2:35 Session 3 Discussion/Q & A led by Danny Pine, National Institute of Mental Health
2:35-3:00 Beverage Break & Demo Fair Set-up
3:00-3:30 Panel: De-Mystifying Neuroscience/Clinical Integration for Trainees, Clinicians, and Researchers
Discussion/Q & A led by Andrew Peckham & Elissa Hamlat
3:30-5:00 Neurocognitive/translational assessment & intervention demonstration fair
5:00 Adjourn, head to the bar!
Special thanks to all members of the pre-conference institute planning committee:
Becca Price, Greg Siegle, Kristen Ellard, John Richey, Kean Hsu, Kate Nooner, Angela Fang, Andrew Peckham, Elissa Hamlat, Allison Waters, Bob Berchick, Peter Hitchcock
The 3 winners of our SIG-sponsored student scholarships for attending the pre-conference institute -- Michele Bechor, Aileen Echiverri-Cohen, and Logan Cummings.
Your SIG member dues in action!
Enjoy these pictures from our wildly successful 2016 Pre-conference Institute. A write-up of our activities is coming soon!
2016 Poster Competition
Ninth Annual Student Poster Competition
ABCT, October 2016
New York City, NY
Congratulations to our 2016 Poster Competition Winners!
1st place – Mary Woody
2nd place – Katherine McCurry
3rd place – Michelle Bechor