National advocacy group for practicing psychologists unveiled

A respected group of practicing psychologists has formed a national action organization to overcome what they see as inaction by the American Psychological Association (APA) and the professional community as a whole on issues of importance to practitioners. The National Alliance of Professional Psychology Providers (NAPPP) was unveiled July 1 through an advertising campaign and […]

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  • Pikes Peak Model is geropsychology first

    Colorado Springs, CO – Other than an occasional continuing education course or reading journal articles or textbooks on aging, “generalist” psychologists who want to become proficient in working with older adults have had no specific model to follow…until very recently. Fifty leaders in research and practice of clinical geropsychology met at a national training conference […]

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  • Psychologists’ job outlook: Good news and bad

    There’s good news for psychologists as a whole in the latest occupational outlook from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics – but not necessarily for independent practitioners. “Overall employment of psychologists is expected to grow faster than the average for all occupations through 2014,” states the 2006-07 Edition of the bureau’s Occupational […]

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