Middlemen in mental health care have a deservedly unsavory reputation. Any practicing clinician is too painfully aware of the arduous necessity of qualifying patients for treatment, and the seemingly endless cycle of denials and appeals orchestrated by low-level employees of major HMOs. All too often, clinicians and patients gave up out of sheer exhaustion if nothing else, which in effect makes a mockery of state and national parity legislation. As we are all aware, even though national parity legislation exists, this is quite variably applied and enforced.
The National Register signed the Mental Health Liaison Group’s letter voicing opposition to the restructuring of the Medicaid program into a per capita cap block grant program and to the end to Medicaid expansion. These are concerns regarding the provisions of H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act.
APA Committee on Early Career Psychologists is currently seeking nominations for the following three representatives to serve a three-year term.
Tomorrow, Tuesday, June 20, advocates from across the country will join together for a nationwide advocacy call-in day to oppose the American Health Care Act.
Handle with Care supports school age children returning to the classroom upon experiencing a stressful home event where police were involved. This informative discussion will present program highlights and provide guidance on replication for interested communities. JUNE 26, 2017, 1:00-2:30 PM ET
The presenters will share current information about refugee arrivals in the US and refugee mental health needs and best practices. They will discuss how host communities/service providers need to take trauma and loss into consideration as they support refugees. Presenters will discuss refugee core stressors and highlight the importance of creating trauma-informed, culturally accessible services. Additionally, they will utilize Trauma Systems Therapy for Refugees (TST-R) as an example of an intervention specifically tailored to address the needs of refugees. JUNE 20, 2017, 12:00-1:30 PM ET.
Psychologists have found that talking to oneself can provide better reflective capacities and behavior management.
Caduceus Healthcare has an exciting opportunity for experienced Psychologists to work at the Reynolds Army Community Hospital in Fort Sill, Oklahoma.
Charles River Community Health is seeking an experienced bilingual (Spanish-English or Portuguese-English) Psychologist.
Hennepin County Medical Center has a current opening for a Health Psychologist.
New research in the Psychological Science journal suggests imagination may be as important as willpower in making delayed-benefit rational decisions.