Psychologists as Crisis Negotiators?

February 6, 2016

Should psychologists serve as critical incident negotiators for law enforcement agencies? The short answer to this question is no.... Read more...

Informed Consent: Records and Fees

January 20, 2016

Providing informed consent to a client can be a complex process that can emerge as an issue at the outset of treatment, during treatment... Read more...

Who Let that Doggie on the Airplane?

January 20, 2016

Most people enjoy dogs and find great pleasure in having them around. All of that is fine, but there is a growing trend among those... Read more...

Federal Court Upholds New York SAFE Act

January 18, 2016

New York’s three-year-old gun-control SAFE Act, which requires psychologists and other mental health workers to report clients they... Read more...

Ethics for Psychologists: Ethical Considerations for Media Presentations

November 11, 2015

Several times over the past year, psychologists have asked me, “What do I need to know to host a radio program?” My advice is to... Read more...

ACLU Sues Psychologists Who Designed Torture Tactics

November 11, 2015

The American Civil Liberties Union filed suit Oct. 13 against two psychologists who developed the “enhanced interrogation” techniques... Read more...

Reducing Risk in Treating Divorcing Families

November 11, 2015

This article provides an overview of several risk management practices for psychologists who work with divorced or divorcing families,... Read more...

Illinois is 4th State to Ban Gay Conversion Therapy

November 11, 2015

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner’s signature on legislation banning gay conversion therapy on minors brings to four the number of states,... Read more...

‘Ghosting’ May Create Ethics Issue

November 11, 2015

In June, 2015, The New York Times published a story highlighting Charlize Theron’s decision to dump Sean Penn by suddenly refusing... Read more...

Holding Sex Offenders After Prison Ruled Unconstitutional

October 13, 2015

A Minnesota federal district court judge has ruled the state’s practice of holding some sex offenders after they complete their prison... Read more...

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