32nd Annual PAPJA Convention


January 25-26, 2019

DAY 1 - SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia
DAY 2 - National University, Manila

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Developmental Psychology

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My Positive Well-Being: The Next Frontier of Mental Health Practitioners
Christian E. Jordan
9:00 AM- 12:00 PM
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Well-being refers to the wellness of one’s whole being – emotional, cognitive, social, and spiritual. All the more, well-being is not just about being well yourself, it is also about doing well, that is, acting in ways that increase the well-being of others. As future mental health practitioners, you should be aware of your positive well-being, because mental health practices today face dramatic and rapid changes that somehow affect your future professional practice and your own personal career path. Therefore, through this seminar workshop, you will be able to appreciate different ways to position your learnings and practices, to thrive in the challenging and changing psychological care landscape. All the more, well-being and the two inextricably components of happiness, which are the positive emotions and life satisfaction, will be defined and explained. Lastly, before we close the curtain, we will also discuss about some practical tips on how to develop your positive thinking, even though sometimes you feel like life is sinking.


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Crisis Intervention for Substance Used Disorders
CALVIN DAVE DEPRA GANUB
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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Psychoactive substance use and substance use disorders (SUDs) continue to be major problems around the world, taking toll on global health and on social and economic functioning. the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime reports that in 2014, some 247 million people between ages 15 and 64 had used illicit substances at l;east once in the previous years. When working with clients in crisis, it is important to note that the life cycle of a crisis is short. the resolution can be positive or negative, but the crisis end. our role as mental health professionals is to work toward a positive resolution with our clients. This means helping client find more resources and develop coping mechanisms to overcome the intolerable difficulty.


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ballpen, extra papers for the activity

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Essentials of Behavioral Observation: Developing Clinical Eye in Practice
Jericho D. Medel
9:00 AM- 12:00 PM
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The workshop is about the practice of developing clinical eye in assessment and providing intervention to individual with special needs. The session will provide a glimpse of the Philippines’ largest institution for abandoned, neglected and surrendered individual with special needs – Elsie Gaches Village programs and services, and how Psychological Services are included in this institution. The emphasis on the developmental domains is presented, as well as to the tools used in the practice of Psychological Services in a residential care facility. Also, aside from such orientation on the tools and developmental milestone. The core of the workshop is emphasizing the behavioral observations and progress notes in the practice using the templates and forms used in the center, and how it will be utilized during the Psychological Report Writing. Aside from its said function, the Progress notes has a great impact in providing developmental report in the center and can provide holistic view of the child. Also the behavioral observation can be a basis for further researches such as it is filed in an individual folder for references.


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Bring your notebook and pencil/pen

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Writing A Comprehensive Clinical Case Study
Christian Jasper Nicomedes
9:00 AM- 12:00 PM
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This workshop will teach students to write an in-depth case study that includes the following parts: General Information, Behavioral Observation, Mental Status Examination, Anamnesis, Medication, Theory, Psychological Test Interpretation, Signs and Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Recommendation.


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Bring pen and paper if in case practice writing would be possible

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BASICS OF ADHD PRE-COACHING ASSESSMENT
DR. ANGELITO Z. ANTONIO
9:00 AM- 12:00
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ADHD has been known to be one of the most common developmental disorders believed to affect individuals across the lifespan. As a form of intervention, ADHD coaching has gained popularity in recent years. Using an empirically-based model for ADHD coaching, participants will get acquainted with the preliminary intake process for evaluating client's suitability to undergo coaching. Additionally, participants will gain basic skills in the administration of some of the available psychological measures prior to engaging an individual to ADHD coaching.


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Previous coursework in Psychological Testing or Assessment and Abnormal Psychology will be helpful. Interest in helping individuals diagnosed with ADHD will be an important aspect for those who would like to sign up for this workshop. Participants of this workshop are also requested to bring lead pencil number 1 and extra sheets of bond paper

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Paano ba to? Understanding and Dealing with the Quarter-Life Crisis
England Danne B. Castro
9:00 AM- 12:00 PM
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The Quarter-Life Crisis (abbreviated as QLC) experience has been widely talked about by the youth across multiple social media platforms in the turn of the 21st Century. The QLC has been described as a phase where young adults experience feelings of dissatisfaction and worthlessness brought upon by the young adult’s confusion with one’s identity and goals. This workshop aims to help psychology students to understand and cope with the QLC that they may be currently experiencing. Additionally, the workshop also intends to aid would-be psychologists in instilling resiliency, grit, and self-compassion in their clients who might experience the quarter-life crisis.


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Please bring writing materials.

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Flourishing,Thriving and Positive Psychology: Youth's Journey, Challenges and Well-being
Paola Katherina M. Gonzales
9:00 AM- 12:00 PM
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Adolescents experience different adversities during their journey towards adulthood. They may be faced with enourmous issues or stressors that made which made them highly vulnerable to risks and worst, dysfunction. Because the emergence of these overwhelming experiences, may lead them either to lose their battle or get lost in their path. Hence,the objectives of this proposed seminar are the following: 1.Identify and understand the developmental adversities that the youths(adolescents-emerging adults) experiences. 2.Unleash their natural protective factors which may help them to thrive and flourish as they proceed to their journeys. 3. Strengthen salutogenic strategies by enhancing relationships, coping,and self-concept. At the end of the session, the participants may continue their journey,bringing with them their personalized "gauntlet",an improved self and optimistic view towards their journey.


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Pencil with eraser Oslo papers (5pcs) Coloring materials (any of the following: water color with brush, crayons,poster paint with brush,oil pastel) Ballpoint (red,blue,black)

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"Happiology": Subjective Experiences,Traits and States and Subjective Well-being,
Paola Katherina M.Gonzales
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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Most researches and fields in Psychology primarly focused on dealing with abnormalities and disorders. However, the emergence of Positive Psychology speedily booms the field,with a premise that human beings have natural abilities to flourish despite challenges. In connectiond, college students are very vulnerable to experiencing challenges,developmental issues and relational conflicts in their everyday lives. Because these factors are so absorbing and exhausting, they are much consumed to skepticism than optimism towards achieving life goals. These emo-socio-psycjological exhaustion may lead to maladaptive resolutions which may even aggrevate their conditions. Thus, the objectives of this seminar are the following: 1.Determine one's strengths and limitations based on their perceived Self. 2. Introduction and facilitation of Self-care and emotional management. 3.Discover positive traits and characteristics as their protective factors to thrive or succeed adversities. 4.Apply fundamental Positive Psychological interventions such as Happy disposition and mechanisms. At the end of the session, the participants have better understanding of theirselves, Kapwa and future. Equipped with their natural and essential self-care tools using positive psychology basic intercentions.Lastly, a renewed view of the Self.


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Pen and paper Oslo paper(5pcs) Crayons scissors Art papers (assorted) Glue/paste

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The Role of Stories in my STORY: Exploring the Use of Stories in Different Areas of Practice in Psychology
Joanne Trina Moreno-Javier
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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Telling stories is a natural human phenomenon. It is a fundamental tool and skill that allows expression, meaning-making, socialization and sharing of ideas. The workshop will allow the participants to see how stories are utilized in both work and life contexts. It will have activities that will give them an opportunity to see how the facilitator has utilized stories in clinical practice, corporate training, teaching and in personal interactions, especially parenting. The participants will also be introduced to strategies in storytelling, to optimize its advantage.


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Bring writing and art materials

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