The National Register created the Integrated Healthcare Training Series to help train psychologists to be valuable members of integrated healthcare teams. The 41 videos in this series cover theory, models and implementation of integrated care as well as a discussion of the medical, pharmacological, and psychosocial management of conditions that commonly present in integrated settings. The videos are all available to Registrants, at no charge, on CE.NationalRegister.org.
The National Register is happy to announce that the Vermont Board of Psychological Examiners just approved the National Register’s mobility program. For more information on applying under the endorsement provision, contact the Board office. Visit our licensure mobility page to learn more and request a verification letter.
It is my belief that we should view investments in healthcare as an investment in the future of our citizenry. That belief is well supported by evidence, both confirmatory and contradictory. On the confirmatory side we have studies that clearly demonstrate a link between health-related social spending and reductions in all cause morbidity and mortality. Investing in programs like school and afterschool programs, job training, and other aspects associated with healthcare results in an increase in life expectancy and an overall lowering of healthcare costs. Read more.
The Internship Partnership Fund was created to support new internship slots at APA- or CPA-accredited sites. We are now accepting applications for funding and expect to award two grants of up to $10,000 each. The deadline to apply is 10/1/2017.
It is our great honor to announce the winners of our 2017 awards. Abbey J. Hughes, PhD, was awarded the Judy E. Hall, PhD, Early Career Psychologist Award and Jeffrey E. Barnett, PsyD, ABPP, was presented the Alfred M. Wellner, PhD, Lifetime Achievement Award.
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.
The National Register signed the Mental Health Liaison Group’s letter to Chairman Hatch that expresses serious concerns regarding the provisions of H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act. You can read the letter here.
Free Resource for Trainee Registrants: The National Register’s Integrated Healthcare Training Series
Trainee Registrants have free access to many of the National Register’s educational resources, including our new Integrated Healthcare Training Series.
National Register Board Member June Ching is Recipient of APA Division 42’s Distinguished Psychologist of the Year Award
June Ching is the recipient of the APA Division 42’s Distinguished Psychologist Award. “Dr. Ching has a record of exemplary service to the Hawaiian Psychological Association, The American Psychological Association, The American Psychological Association Practice Organization and our Division.”
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.
NAM: Health Care Reform and Programs That Provide Opportunities to Promote Children’s Behavioral Health
National Register credentialed psychologist Mary Ann McCabe, PhD, co-authored a discussion paper on healthcare reform and opportunities to promote children’s behavioral health for the National Academy of Medicine.
Registrant Marie C. Weil, PsyD, was selected as a winner of the inaugural National Latino/a Psychological Association (NLPA)/American Board of Professional Psychology Foundation (ABPPF) Integrated Behavioral Healthcare Scholarship. Dr. Weil has been credentialed by the National Register since 2013.