This Scientific American article provides an in-depth look at recommendations and questions surrounding the process involved when a transgender child is interested in transitioning from their assigned gender to their identified gender.
The 2017 APA Board and Committee Call for Nominations form can be accessed online.
We are recruiting for a new, full-time Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) postdoctoral fellowship position at the University of Oregon in an NIH-funded intervention study headed by Drs. Elizabeth Skowron and Phil Fisher.
Spectrum Health invites applications for a pediatric psychologist in the Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital (HDVCH) Intensive Feeding Program.
WVU Medicine is seeking a Family Medicine Clinical Psychologist at the Assistant or Associate Professor Faculty level or above, with an interest in applying evidence based treatments.
Christiana Care in Newark, DE is recruiting for a psychologist with a focus on addiction and psychological trauma to join our consult and liaison team.
The Arizona Twin Project housed within the Department of Psychology at Arizona State University has positions open for two postdoctoral fellows.
The Department of Psychological Medicine within the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences at the University of Auckland is seeking applications for a tenurable Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Health Psychology to direct the health psychology practitioner programme.
The University of Virginia has new openings for two Post Doc Research Associates with interests in eHealth research with a focus on psycho-oncology.
Currently looking to recruit a post-doctoral fellow for an ongoing, CIHR funded evaluation of substance use treatment programs for women who are pregnant or parenting young children.
Recent studies show children with autism and their families may be particularly prone to placebo effects.
From the Executive Officer’s Desk—Moral Hazards and Moral Obligations: Mutually Incompatible Goals in Healthcare?
A hazard that we are likely to hear more about as the “Repeal and Replace” debate heats up in Washington may not exist: the moral hazard in healthcare. Briefly put, the moral hazard in healthcare is derived from an economic concept that holds that individuals will take more risks if others pay the consequences of such risks. Translated to healthcare, the argument posits that people will consume more healthcare if they don’t have to pay for the costs of such care. For example, a patient with a “Cadillac” plan will visit their healthcare provider more often than one whose insuror places caps on the number of visits.