Ethics for Psychologists: Giving Professional Commentary on Public Figures

July 26, 2016

Suppose a news reporter asks you to comment on a recent drunken shoplifting spree involving a high-profile celebrity. Let’s call... Read more...

Depression screenings urged during, after pregnancy: Monitoring maternal mental health

March 9, 2016

The United States Preventive Services Task Force says women should be screened for depression during pregnancy and after giving birth,... Read more...

APA Adopts Guidelines for Transgender Therapy

November 11, 2015

Psychologists who work with transgender or gender nonconforming people should provide acceptance, support and understanding without... 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...

Hoffman Report Says Ethics Standards Intentionally Loosened

October 13, 2015

The much anticipated Hoffman Report released July 10 found that for more than 10 years the American Psychological Association (APA)... Read more...

APA Resets ‘Moral Compass’ at Toronto Meeting

October 13, 2015

Toronto – The American Psycho-logical Association is counting on its “reset moral compass”  adopted at its annual convention... Read more...

Increased Patient Access Falling Short

July 30, 2015

In February 2013, the Department of Health and Human Services announced that because of the Affordable Care Act and full implementation... 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...

New health care codes released mid-year in unprecedented move

September 10, 2014

Washington, D.C. – The American Medical Association CPT committee recently released a new set of medical codes for Applied Behavioral... Read more...

APA task force report: Gun violence can be reduced

January 15, 2014

A task force of the American Psychological Association studying gun violence determined that while there is no specific profile to... Read more...

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