Psychological testing: old specialty, new markets

Psychological testing is an important part of psychology’s history. Opinions about its future are wide ranging. Some psychologists believe it’s a nearly obsolete tool while others see it as a specialty area with tremendous growth potential. Payment trends Psychological testing has followed a reimbursement course similar to that of psychotherapy. With the incursion of managed […]

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  • California bill has chance of passing next year – Governor has final say on Hawaii RxP bill

    Hawaii’s hope to gain prescription privileges for psychologists was in the hands of Gov. Linda Lingle at press time for The National Psychologist. Lingle placed Senate Bill 1004 on a June 25 list of 33 bills that could be vetoed but stressed twice in accompanying remarks that a listing does not definitely mean a veto […]

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  • VIEWPOINT: SAMHSA goals are resilience and recovery

    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) remains committed to a clear vision that guides its work: a life in the community for everyone. To that end, as the new SAMHSA administrator, I will continue to advance the agency’s mission of building resilience and facilitating recovery for people with or at risk for […]

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