ACA survives cut in penalties but courts will have final say

July 20, 2019

It may be hard for psychologists to believe, but there was a time when the topic of healthcare wasn’t politically charged. So claims... Read more...

Mass shootings unfairly stigmatizing mentally ill

May 31, 2019

Much information from the Internet, social media and even broadcast media gives the perception that individuals with serious mental... Read more...

Court cases, market forces reshaping psychology

November 19, 2018

I write from my experience as chair of Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists (TSBEP), but what I’ve seen has broad implications... Read more...

MedPAC’s latest lead balloon

May 30, 2018

At its Jan. 11 meeting, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) voted 14-2 to replace the Merit-based Incentive Payment System... 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...

APA council approves reorganization

May 27, 2018

Washington, D.C. – After hours of heated debate, the governing body of the American Psychological Association (APA) voted overwhelmingly... Read more...

Gun Violence: A Professional Psychology Proposal

January 27, 2018

Gun violence continues to be a serious and growing problem. At least monthly, another mass shooting becomes the news of the day. Politically,... 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...

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...

Second Exam for Professional Practice in Psychology (EPPP) to be Mandatory

January 26, 2018

The Association for State and Provincial Psychology Boards’ (ASPPB) board of directors recently made mandatory a planned second and... Read more...

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