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...

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...

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...

Ethics for Psychologists: How to Fine Tune Consultations

January 27, 2018

When confronted with an ethical dilemma, most of us have been encouraged to consult a colleague. In some states, peer consultation... Read more...

Risk Management: Psychologists Producing Quality, Well-Documented Patient Care

January 26, 2018

The goal of risk management is to reduce the likelihood of discipline by a malpractice court, licensing board, ethics committee or... Read more...

Remaining Resilient as an Early Career Psychologist Despite Stress

January 26, 2018

The expectation that we can be immersed in suffering and loss daily and not be touched by it is as unrealistic as expecting to be able... Read more...

Legalization for Medical Use Means Psychologists Should Study Marijuana

January 26, 2018

Lexington, Ky. – The rapid expansion in medical marijuana use means psychologists need to better understand the drug’s effects,... Read more...

Hurricane Trauma and Psychology: Mix Well, Stirred but not Shaken

November 7, 2017

On Sept. 10 Hurricane Irma’s eyewall passed over my home and made landfall in the Florida Keys as a Category 4 storm. My wife and... Read more...

Ethics for Psychologists: Laws/Rules Vary for Telepsychology Practice

November 6, 2017

Psychologists are increasingly incorporating the use of technology to provide a wide range of services.  Older technologies such as... Read more...

Ethics for Psychologists: The Importance of Informed Consent for Psychological Services

September 25, 2017

Q: I am conducting a psychological evaluation that has been ordered by the court. Since the client has no choice but to participate,... Read more...

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