Psychologists head to the Hill on behalf of veterans

Congressional staff receive updates on research, training and clinical work at Dept. of Veterans Affairs.

Heather Kelly of the American Psychological Association’s Science Government Relations Office and the executive committee of the Association of VA Psychologist Leaders, an independent organization of psychologists who work with veterans, spent a day on Capitol Hill on Feb. 6 discussing the unique research, training and clinical work conducted at the Dept. of Veterans Affairs. The group met with Republican and Democratic staff of both the House and Senate Veterans' Affairs Committees and highlighted the vital and varied roles of psychologists in supporting veterans' health and well-being.

AVAPL executive committee members: Drs. Steve Cavicchia, John McQuaid, Jody Rubenstein, Mary Levenson and Mary Beth Shea

AVAPL executive committee members: Drs. Steve Cavicchia, John McQuaid, Jody Rubenstein, Mary Levenson and Mary Beth Shea. 

For more information contact Heather O’Beirne Kelly.