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The Inevitable Winds of Change: Evolving Psychology

The Inevitable Winds of Change: Evolving Psychology by Pat DeLeon, former APA President – Division 42   From a public policy/political perspective, one can sense that the U.S. Congress is steadily returning to the days of bipartisanship, collaboration, and focusing upon meaningful accomplishments. Recently, a number of congressional committees have recommended bipartisan bills; the most directly…

APA Guidelines for the Practice of Telepsychology

APA GUIDELINES FOR THE PRACTICE OF TELEPSYCHOLOGY These guidelines are designed to address the developing area of psychological service provision commonly known as telepsychology. Telepsychology is defined, for the purpose of these guidelines, as the provision of psychological services using telecommunication technologies as expounded in the “Definition of Telepsychology.” The expanding role of technology in…

United We Stand, Divided… – by APA’s Pat DeLeon, PhD

UNITED WE STAND, DIVIDED…. Pat DeLeon, former APA President The Critical Nature of State Associations: Early on in my career I worked for the State of Hawaii Division of Mental Health at a time when state employees were being unionized. Dues were an “expense” that I never regretted; for with the union, our collective voice…