Hot Town, Summer in the City...and Our New CE Site!

Colleagues, I'm delighted to announce that we just launched our new continuing education website: CE.NationalRegister.org. You can earn more than 100 free CE credits on this site from archived issues of The Register Report. The site also introduces a tremendous new innovation: You now have the capability to electronically bank all of your CE certificates, regardless of where you earned themRead more.

In the News

Spotlight: Beach Reads

The Creative Architect: Inside the Great Midcentury Personality Study

One of the largest and most successful studies from psychologists at the Institute of Personality Assessment and Research at UC Berkeley resulted in groundbreaking (at the time) ideas of the “creative personality.” The new book detailed in this piece delves behind the scenes of this mid-century study of the minds of famous architects. Read more.

Psychobook: Games, Tests, Questionnaires, Histories

This book that examines the history of psychological testing is sure to be the next best-selling coffee table book. Psychologists and designers put together this compilation of 'experimental and beautiful, but ultimately fraught, diagnostic tests' of the 20th century. Read more.

The Sober Truth: Debunking the Bad Science Behind 12-Step Programs 

Alcoholics Anonymous' 12 steps are deeply ingrained in the U.S., despite the debate over its efficacy. 80 years after its establishment, AA is under new scrutiny because of the Affordable Care Act's emphasis on evidence-based care. Read more.

Ordinarily Well: The Case for Antidepressants 

In a follow-up to his controversial Listening to Prozac, published in 1993, Peter Kramer, dubbed "Dr. Prozac," is back at it. After essays on the placebo effect of antidepressants and their efficacy, Kramer pens this book to come to the drug's defense. Read more.

Invisible Influence: The Hidden Forces that Shape Behavior

This book is the latest by Jonah Berger, a marketing professor at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. In it, he discusses the ways in which our behavior is shaped by others and examines our constant struggle to be unique. Read more.

The Moral Economy: Why Good Incentives Are No Substitute for Good Citizens

Infans economicus is at play when children set aside their scruples to accept graham crackers from bad characters, argues the behavioral economist behind this book. This piece discusses altruism, incentives, and the motivations behind our behaviors. Read more.

Education Highlights

American Association of Suicidology & U.S. Military Matters Webinar Series

The National Register has partnered with the American Association of Suicidology to promote a series of two-hour webinars specifically designed for mental health providers who treat persons who have served or are currently serving in any of the National Guard or Reserve Components of the Military. Providers can earn up to 18 free CEs for the webinar series! Find out more.

Screening, Assessment, and Treatment for Adolescents with SUD - August 31

This SAMHSA webinar will discuss the importance of comprehensive assessment and examine evidence-based practices for treating adolescents with substance use disorders. Find out more.

Engaging Individuals and Families in Decision Making - August 30

This webinar will highlight how behavioral health providers can use a shared decision making framework to guide service delivery and engage people using their services to become active in all aspects of their healthcare. Find out more.

Access your account information, update your FindaPsychologist.org listing, or complete your annual renewal and attestation.

Serve on the National Register Board of Directors 

We are now accepting nominations for three psychologist positions on the National Register Board of Directors to begin in 2017. Applicants must be currently credentialed by the National Register. Applications are due September 16, 2016. Find out more.

New on the 

Job Board

Clinical Research Faculty -Immokalee, FL
Associate-level position in the area of child trauma/traumatic stress.

Health Psychologist - Ann Arbor, MI
Support the psychosocial needs of patients with GI disorders.

Clinical Psychologist - Hartford, CT
Provide direct services to youth with anxiety and related disorders.

Apply for an Internship Partnership Fund Grant 

The APF/National Register Internship Partnership Fund is currently accepting applications from APA- or CPA-accredited internship sites to support the creation of an additional internship slot. The deadline for applications is November 1, 2016. Find out more and apply.

Benefit Highlight:

CE Certificate Library

In addition to earning over 100 credits for free, our new continuing education site lets you bank credits you earn anywhere so your certificates are all in one place come time for licensure renewal. As you work towards your CE goals, download a report of your CE activity and sort by subject area or date. You'll never have to go hunting for hard copy certificates again! Find out more and start banking today.

Donate Today and Strengthen the Future of our Profession

The National Register's Internship Partnership Fund was launched to provide resources to APA- and CPA-accredited internship sites in order to increase the number of available internship placements. Find out more and join us in this effort. 

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