Tag Archive for Early Career Psychologists

ArPA Recognized Nationally for Engaging Early Career Psychologists!

 The Arkansas Psychological Association was recognized nationally for their Outstanding Early Career Psychologists Program. The Award was sponsored by the American Psychological Association Division 31, the Division of State, Provincial, and Territorial Psychological Association Affairs. The award recognized the Association for its outstanding efforts to engage Early Career Psychologists in committee work, leadership, and advocacy…

Why are Early Career Psychologists Important to ArPA?

To answer this question, first the backstory… The Arkansas Psychological Association (ArPA) leadership has strived to recruit Early Career Psychologists (ECPs) for years, but in 2012, the association developed its first long-term strategic plan. It identified ECP membership and engagement as a goal, and it exceeded its ECP membership target.  Since that time, several ECPs…

Featuring Early Career Psychologists! – Making Waves in Arkansas

Early Career Psychologists Making Waves! Nicholas J. Rios earned his doctorate in Clinical Psychology in 2012 from the Arizona School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University. He completed an APA Accredited Internship at South Arkansas Regional Health Center and did his postdoctoral fellowship at Behavior Management Systems, where he is currently in group practice. Dr. Rios specializes in adolescent substance…

ArPA’s 2014 Early Career Psychologist Committee Chair

Arkansas Psychological Association’s Early Career Psychologist Committee would like to announce the selection of Jason LaGory, PhD, as their 2014 Committee chair. Dr. LaGory received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Arkansas for Medical…