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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,…

Dealing with Shootings and Terrorism Stress

APA Provides Resources for Coping with Shootings and Terrorism Anxiety  Advises limiting exposure, particularly for children WASHINGTON, DC – Taking a break from the news and limiting how much news children watch are among the recommendations for coping with stress and anxiety related to the recent police and civilian shootings, as well as terrorism attacks,…

Becoming an Adult in the Face of Racism

The transition from adolescence to adulthood has unique physiological, psychological and sociopolitical consequences for African-American youth. By Elan C. Hope, PhD, Lori S. Hoggard, PhD, and Alvin Thomas, PhD June 2016, Vol 47, No. 6 Source: APA Monitor. http://www.apa.org/monitor/2016/06/ce-corner.aspx This article also available for CEUs through the American Psychological Association. (see original article link above)…

The Beat Goes On

Pat DeLeon (former APA President) Column, May 2016 Slow But Steady Progress At The State Level The 1992 APA Task Force Report for the Council of Representatives, chaired by Michael Smyer, concluded that: “Practitioners with combined training in psychopharmacology and psychosocial treatments can reasonably be viewed as a new form of health care professional, expected to…

I’M LEAVIN’ ON A JET PLANE Pat DeLeon (former APA President) Column, March 2016 I have been fortunate to serve for two terms on the Board on Children, Youth, and Families (BCYF) of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.  There is a strong mental health presence on the Board including psychologist Ann Masten. …

This Land is Your Land, This Land is My Land

Pat DeLeon (former APA President) Column, March 2016 As the Administration and the private sector steadily implement provisions of President Obama’s Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), its population-oriented public health perspective will, over time, significantly impact our nation’s health care practitioners of all disciplines. At our Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) health policy…