Ohio Teen’s Suicide Stirs Conversion Therapy Discussion

March 31, 2015

The suicide of an Ohio transgendered teenager who was forced into conversion therapy treatment has jump-started the discussion about... Read more...

The Ethics of Leadership in Psychology

March 31, 2015

It is often said that psychologists have the most complex and demanding set of ethics of all the professions. Whether or not that is... Read more...

Closing a Practice: Practical, Ethical & Clinical dimensions

March 31, 2015

Opening a psychology practice is a monumental endeavor requiring energy, drive and determination. The skills required for clinical... Read more...

Report on Torture Allegations Due by March

January 6, 2015

A Chicago lawyer has been hired to investigate allegations that the leadership of the American Psychological Association (APA) and... Read more...

Ethical Practice & The Challenge of Vicarious Trauma

January 6, 2015

Principle A: Beneficence and nonmaleficence: “Psychologists strive to be aware of the possible effect of their own physical and mental... Read more...

Competence for Execution: The Ethical Binds

January 6, 2015

In 1986, The United States Supreme Court decided Ford v. Wainwright, which declared that it was unconstitutional, a violation of the... Read more...

Informed Consent: Ethical challenges and opportunities

December 2, 2014

Along with the medical field, organized psychology has experienced a paradigm shift in recent years to one in which patients are expected... Read more...

Licensing mobility makes strides at ASPPB

September 10, 2014

A program initiated by the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB) in 2011 is showing great promise of standardizing... Read more...

Supreme Court rejects conversion therapy challenge in California; New Jersey to consider

September 10, 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court turned down a request in late June to hear a challenge to the California law prohibiting licensed psychologists... Read more...

Caution flags raised over ACA electronic records requirement

September 10, 2014

Washington, D.C. – If the nation’s new Affordable Care Act (ACA) can help mental health professionals increase their services,... Read more...

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