We are happy to announce the recipients of our free registrations to the California Psychological Association Convention. Congrats to Raisa Garcia, PhD, Frederick Hives II, PsyD, Nikhil Jain, PsyD. We look forward to seeing all of our CA friends and colleagues at the convention in early April.
Registrant Tony Rousmaniere, PsyD, writes in The Atlantic about how psychotherapy could benefit from more data and analytics.
National Register signed the Mental Health Liaison Group’s letter expressing serious concerns about provisions of the American Health Care Act (AHCA).
A new meta-study from the State University of New York has found that patients are about two times more likely to reject purely medication-based mental health treatments than they are to reject treatments involving purely conversational or behavioral therapy.
Washington Post: GOP Health-Care Bill Would Drop Addiction Treatment Mandate Covering 1.3 Million Americans
Many Americans who depend on coverage for mental health and addiction services under the Affordable Care Act would lose access under the GOP’s American Health Care Act.
Longtime Registrant Roger P. Greenberg and Registrant Joshua K. Swift coauthored an important meta-analytic study on treatment refusal and early termination in psychotherapy, pharmacotherapy, and their combinations. It is found in the March 2017 issue of the APA Journal Psychotherapy.
The American Board of Professional Psychology is now accepting nominations for three Diversity and Early Career awards. All nominations should be submitted online by April 15, 2017.
Dr. Erlanger A. Turner will be presenting at APA’s 125th Anniversary Distinguished Speaker Series on “Understanding the Link Between Race-Related Stress and Aggressive Policing Among African-Americans.”
The National Register has partnered with the Center for Deployment Psychology to promote the upcoming five-day training opportunity for civilian providers, “Addressing the Psychological Health of Warriors and Their Families.” The workshop will be held in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, from April 3-7, 2017.
For clinicians who work closely with the American Indian and Alaska Native populations, SAMHSA has free documents on bullying and suicide prevention.
National Register signed the Mental Health Liaison Group’s letter expressing concern about restructure of the Medicaid program and the impact on those with mental or substance use disorders who depend heavily on Medicaid coverage.
For heavy drinkers, treatment options are not limited to Alcoholics Anonymous and other counseling. In addition to behavioral health intervention, a pill can be prescribed for individuals who drink more than they should.