Practice gets major focus at APA convention

Boston, MA – About 14,000 attended the 2008 APA Convention at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, down slightly from the anticipated 15,000 turnout. For practicing psychologists the program included CE courses and information sessions along with commitments from the incoming APA President James H. Bray, Ph.D., and the newly ensconced executive director of the […]

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    CASE REVIEW: Are therapists immune under duty to warn rules when they seek police assistance for a dangerous patient who has made no specific threats? Robinson v. Mount Logan Clinic 182 P.3d 333 (2008) The Utah Supreme Court recently undertook to decide whether a therapist is shielded from liability when she calls law enforcement to […]

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  • Review of ADHD software packages – Computerized ADHD assessment revisited

    In 1995, and again in 2001, I reviewed computerized ADHD assessment tools in The National Psychologist. It is now time for an update. Recent large-scale national studies estimate that between 7 percent and 9 percent of children and 4 percent of adults have been diagnosed with ADHD and roughly half are currently taking medication. Depending […]

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