APA Division 19 Regional Symposium Series

Gain a better understanding of how to address the behavioral and psychological health issues facing the nation’s military members, veterans, and their families during the American Psychology Association’s (APA) Division 19 Regional Symposium, presented by RTI International.

This two-day event features dozens of presentations by researchers, clinicians, and other experts around the theme, “Interdisciplinary Approaches to Supporting the Warfighter across the Lifecycle,” and includes topics that span the prevention, intervention, and promotion of positive outcomes among service members, veterans, and their families.

Division 19 is the APA’s Society for Military Psychology. It encourages the study of applying psychological research to military issues. The regional symposium series offers division members the opportunity to address issues in a focused manner, as well as earn continued education credits.

RTI’s Jessica Morgan and Becky Lane will welcome attendees to the symposium, being held in RTI’s Horizon Building.

Presentations from RTI include:


Technology Workshop: Virtual Reality
John Holloway and Donia Slack
11 am

Technology Workshop: Mobile Technologies and Wearables
Paul Kizakevich
1 pm

Posttraumatic Growth in Military Veterans
Jessica Kelley Morgan
2 pm


Stellate Ganglion Block for PTSD Symptoms
Kristine Rae Olmsted
10 am

Heart Rate Variability Biofeedback Assisted Resilience Training
Laurel Hourani
10:30 am

Air Force Sexual Assault Prevention
Becky Lane
11:00 am

Technology Workshop: Using MTurk to Recruit Military Samples
Leyla Stambaugh
1 pm

The event is open to the public, but space is limited to 150 attendees.