Risk Management: When being too helpful can backfire

May 31, 2018

When prospective clients call on the phone to ask about your services, some will also tell you a little about their problem. At this... Read more...

What have we learned from 30 years of school shootings?

May 30, 2018

In May of 1988, a 30-year-old woman, Laurie Dann, walked into an elementary school in Winnetka, Ill., and opened fire with a handgun,... Read more...

APA practice guidelines raise questions

May 29, 2018

Washington, D.C. – APA is preparing two sets of practice guidelines, which has many psychologists confused on what the difference... Read more...

Jail opens mental treatment unit

May 28, 2018

The city jail in Roanoke, Va., took an innovative step in April to deal with inmates with mental disorders. It transferred four of... Read more...

Psychologists should study uses of marijuana

May 27, 2018

I am not aware of any ethical issues for psychologists that have arisen in reports on the increased legalization or medical use of... Read more...

New prepayment audits strike fear in Medicare providers

May 27, 2018

Reviews of Medicare claims using the traditional “pay and chase” method are nothing new, but if documentation is not thorough or... Read more...

Unique Peer Consultation Issues in Rural Alaska

March 11, 2018

Far beyond the northern boundaries of the contiguous United States is Alaska. Seen from a global map, it is stunning in its isolation.... Read more...

Psychotherapy and Counseling are Different

March 9, 2018

In an article entitled “Master’s therapy not that different” in the Jan/Feb 2018 edition, Larry Powitz, Ed.D., asks what is... Read more...

Consulting in Medical Settings Expands Practice

March 8, 2018

Providing psychological consultation in medical settings, or consultation-liaison (C-L) services, provides opportunities to expand... Read more...

Psychology Lags Behind Psychiatry in Health Integration Readiness

March 5, 2018

Because of abundant evidence that integrating behavioral health into primary care reduces costs and improves population health, the... Read more...

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