Tag Archive for APA Independent Review

“Rocky Mountain High”

Pat DeLeon (former APA President) September 2016 Post The 124th APA Convention, Denver, Colorado Denver was a very pleasant convention. For most of us, the hotels were right across from the convention center and the weather was nearly perfect. One could take a new train directly to and from the airport. It was particularly nice to see Hawaii…

APA Convention in Toronto – Home of the Hockey Hall of Fame

APA CONVENTION IN TORONTO, HOME OF THE HOCKEY HALL OF FAME Pat DeLeon, former APA President The 123rd APA annual convention was exciting and Toronto is a beautiful city. There were a number of very interesting symposia highlighting, for example, the unique needs of military families, and the increasing impact of technology on healthcare and…

Education is the Most Powerful Weapon: Addressing Current Issues in Psychology

“EDUCATION IS THE MOST POWERFUL WEAPON” Addressing Current Issues in Psychology Pat DeLeon, former APA President Interprofessional Collaborative Practice: One of the fundamental tenants of President Obama’s Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) is that quality care requires respectful collaboration among the various health care disciplines. Our colleagues in pharmacy have been on the…

Statement regarding the Independent Review from APA Pres Barry Anton

Statement regarding the Independent Review from APA President, Barry Anton, PhD Since my vote to support the Independent Review in November 2014, I have voluntarily recused myself from any deliberations regarding the Independent Review. While my involvement occurred a decade ago, I recused because of my lengthy involvement in senior levels of APA governance, which…

Drs Newman, Dunivin, Banks & James Respond to the Hoffman Report

L. Morgan Banks, Ph.D. Debra Dunivin, Ph.D., ABPP Larry C. James, Ph.D., ABPP, and Russ Newman, Ph.D. Respond to the Hoffman Report When the American Psychological Association (APA) announced that it had engaged a law firm to conduct an independent review of the controversies surrounding psychologists’ involvement in national security interrogations, we looked forward to…