California bills merge then stall – Nine states introduce RxP legislation

Washington, D.C. – With renewed enthusiasm, nine state leaders told members attending the State Leadership Conference here in March that their associations have introduced bills that if passed would grant psychologists the right to prescribe medications. Prospects are mixed. The consensus was that Hawaii holds the best chance of gaining prescription privileges this year but […]

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  • Military needs civilian psychologists

    Using civilian psychologists, possibly in combat zones in the Middle East but also to treat emotionally damaged war veterans returning from horrid conditions of a war that has taken its toll on active duty psychologists, is under consideration by the U.S. military. Retired Col. Will Wilson, Ph.D., said there is a strong initiative by the […]

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  • Police shootings have heavy psychological implications

    With the exception perhaps of athletes and military personnel, few folks ever experience the exhilaration of having one’s mind and body changed as dramatically as graduates of a police academy. Recruits are transformed into “thinking like a law enforcer,” developing physical strength and prowess and being accepted by society as a special type of public […]

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