Articles Tagged "Washington Scene"

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Apr 8, 2024

The Vibrant Public Policy Process The public policy/legislative process is anything but static.  It continues to evolve, reflecting subtle societal changes that many of our colleagues do not appreciate.  Former APA President Ron Fox used to remind those of us interested in prescriptive authority (RxP) that visionary Ohio academic leaders were nursing’s critical RxP catalyst.  […]

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Jan 16, 2024

At the end of 2023, Alex Siegel, Director of Professional Affairs, Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards, reported that there were 40 jurisdictions (39 effective), out of a total of 55 states and territories, which had adopted and were part of the PSYPACT Commission.  The Psychological Interjurisdictional Compact (PSYPACT) allows for increased access of […]

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Nov 22, 2023

2018 Was A Great Year: In March, the APA Practice Leadership Conference (PLC) celebrated its 35th anniversary with over 300 colleagues honoring Katherine Nordal during her final PLC. “During my career, I have tried to embody and facilitate this affirming, strategic collaboration between practice and other parts of our discipline, connected groups and organizations, policymakers […]

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Oct 27, 2023

APA/APA Services’ Exciting Virtual Advocacy Summit Alix Ginsberg, Senior Director Congressional & Federal Relations: “On March 26-27th, APA/APA Services’ hosted its first Virtual Advocacy Summit of 2023, ‘Strengthening the Psychology Workforce to Improve Health Equity.’  This Summit included over 200 psychologists from 49 states, as well as Puerto Rico and Washington, DC, and represented 13 […]

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Oct 27, 2023

Advocating for Youth Mental Health Research and Stronger Protections for Children on Social Media Alix Ginsberg, Senior Director of APA Congressional & Federal Relations – “On June 15th nearly 60 APA member psychologists participated in 150 meetings with their Members of Congress on Capitol Hill to advocate for youth mental health research and stronger protections […]

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