Current Issues

Current mental health issues across the natural state.

Moving Toward Population Health Management: What You Need to Know

Produced by the New York State Psychological Association Health Care Reform Task Force This is an excellent and timely article on the how the current changes in healthcare will impact psychologists, especially Early Career Psychologists, in the future. Those working in the field of public health are more accustomed than psychologists to hearing the term…

APA Report on Gun Violence Identifies Precursors and Promising Solutions

  APA REPORT ON GUN VIOLENCE IDENTIFIES PRECURSORS  AND PROMISING SOLUTIONS Behavioral Threat Assessment Identified as Most Effective Prevention Strategy WASHINGTON – There is no single personality profile that can reliably predict who will use a gun in a violent act – but individual prediction is not necessary for violence prevention, according to a comprehensive…

Arkansas Medicaid Payment Reform Update

Arkansas Medicaid Payment Reform As some of you know, I’ve been attending the payment reform core workgroup meetings since early 2012, representing the Arkansas Psychological Association, and the interest of psychologists in the State.  The workgroup meets regularly and serves as consultants to DHS in the design of the “episodes of care” packages and in…