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NEW APA POLICY BANS PSYCHOLOGIST PARTICIPATION…

NEW APA POLICY BANS PSYCHOLOGIST PARTICIPATION… Pat DeLeon, former APA President The APA State Leadership Conference (SLC): One of the highlights of my year has always been the annual Practice Directorate/Practice Organization State Leadership Conference (SLC), where Katherine Nordal exposes approximately 550+ state association leaders from around the country to the changes evolving within the…

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…

APA Counsel Takes Action Regarding Interrogations

Dear Colleagues, We are writing to report on the results of the American Psychological Association’s (APA) Council of Representatives’ (Council) deliberations on policies to address the major findings of the Independent Review that was conducted by David Hoffman and his colleagues. The Hoffman Report was commissioned by APA’s Board of Directors and found there was…