Awards

Recognizing those who contribute to this organization and to the mental health of Arkansans

ArPA Event: The Future of Work (Wed., Oct. 19, 2016)

The Future of Work: Legal, Ethical, and Practical Strategies for Optimizing the Workplace Environment Wednesday, October 19, 2016 The Pavilion Room (at Trio’s Restaurant) 8201 Cantrell, Suite 100 Little Rock, AR 72227 Fee: $50 4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. The Future of Work: Legal, Ethical, and Practical Strategies for Optimizing the Workplace Environment Joyce Fowler,…

AR Companies Receive Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award

Program Recognizes Employers for Creating Workplaces That Foster Employee Health and Well-being While Enhancing Organizational Performance Two Arkansas organizations will receive a Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award from the Arkansas Psychological Association (ArPA). Award recipients include: Optus, Inc. (For profit category) Women & Children First (Not for profit category) “In this time of high job stress…

Calling Businesses for Psychologically Healthy Workplace Awards

The Arkansas Psychological Association is sponsoring the Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award (PHWA) to recognize organizations that have demonstrated a commitment to programs and policies that foster employee health and well-being, as well as organizational performance. The award program is supported by the American Psychological Association. Winners will be:  Featured in the media  Honored…

2 Rules to Use When Talking to Someone with Dementia

The Arkansas Psychological Association’s very own Public Education Committee Chairperson, Kristin Addison-Brown of NE Neuropsychology, PLLC, was recently asked by the folks at the APA’s Your Mind Your Body to write an article on working with dementia patients. It’s a great article. Here’s a sneak peak. As a geriatric specialist, I am often confronted with…

ArPA Psychologist, Femina Varghese Recognized in National Journal

Arkansas Psychologist, Femina Varghese Recognized in Nation Journal At the Education Leadership Conference, Arkansas and Alabama representatives, including ArPA’s Membership Committee Chair, Femina Varghese, met with Arkansas Senator John Boozman to emphasize the public health impact of graduate psychology education programs. They urged congressional support for increased funding. Dr. Varghese is an Associate Professor of…