The Reviews Are In: We've Got A Winner!

I’m glad to see so many Registrants and Trainee Registrants have already checked out the National Register’s new Integrated Healthcare Training Series and have earned free continuing education from these video modules. Last week, we released the first three modules of this video series, which includes luminaries like Parinda Khatri, Neftali Serrano, Natalie Levkovich, Jeff Goodie, Kent Corso, Armando Hernández, Marlin Hoover, Jeff Reiter, and Bob McGrath. Take a moment and see what the buzz is all about. Below you’ll find two great segments from the series: The Behavioral Health Consultation with Parinda Khatri, PhD, and The Triple Aim with Kent Corso, PsyD. Read more.

In the News

Spotlight: Back to School

Schools Struggle to Serve Students with Mental Health Issues

This reporting project from NPR highlights the silent epidemic facing our schools: student access to mental healthcare. One in five students shows signs or symptoms of a mental health disorder in a given year, yet nearly 80% of children who need mental health services don't get them. Read more.

Study of Super-Smart Children Reveals What it Takes to Raise a Genius

This 45-year study examined cohorts of gifted children throughout their lives to demonstrate the correlation between early cognitive ability and adult achievement. Read more.

New App Ensures No One Has to Sit Alone at Lunch Anymore

A few weeks ago, a photo of a college football player joining a solo student for lunch went viral. This app, created by a 16-year old high school junior, works to ensure no student ever finds themselves without a buddy at lunchtime by connecting hosts with students looking for a seat. Read more.

Colleges Get Creative

Wellesley College becomes the first college to implement an intervention to reduce the suicide rate of 18-24 year old Asian-American womenThe University of Texas at Austin has created a sober-living residence hall to support students fighting addiction. The University of Chicago welcomed incoming freshmen with a letter stating they do not support "trigger warnings" and that students will be exposed to things that make them uncomfortable. 

Education Highlights

Compassion: Brain Changer - 2016 Changing the Odds Conference 

The National Register has partnered with the Momentous Institute to promote their upcoming conference. In-person registration has sold out, but a live stream of the event is available for the two-day conference, which will explore how essential social emotional health habits rewire the brain to increase compassion. Find out more.

Understanding Trauma in the Context of Juvenile Justice Systems 

This webinar on September 16th examines the impact of trauma on youth and how to structure systems that support young people with trauma to ensure successful outcomes. Find out more.

Successful Strategies to Expand Chronic Disease Self-Management Education Programs

This webinar on September 20th features a presentation on an interagency initiative focused on creating livable communities for underserved populations through health, housing, transportation, and social service partnerships. Find out more.

National Register Board or Directors Applications Due September 19

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 Monday, September 19, 2016. Find out more.

Credentialing Scholarship Applications Due October 17

These scholarships help doctoral students, postdoctoral trainees, and early career psychologists (within 10 years of degree) become credentialed as Health Service Psychologists by covering the cost of the application fee. Find out more and apply for a scholarship.

New on the 

Job Board

Academic Psychologist- Boston, MA
Direct the CBT and Behavioral Medicine Program at this hospital affiliate of Harvard Medical School.

Assistant Professor- New York, NY 
A tenure-track position in Clinical Psychology at Yeshiva University. 

Staff Psychologist - Washington, DC
Join a collaborative care team and serve children with special needs.

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.

NEW: Integrated Healthcare Training Series

The National Register created a training series to help position Health Service Psychologists as essential team members in integrated healthcare. The first three modules are now available on the National Register's continuing education site, CE.NationalRegister.org, for Registrants and Trainee Registrants. Find out more and watch a presentation from the series. 

National Register of Health Service Psychologists

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Website: www.nationalregister.org