State Leadership Conference
State Leadership Conference attendees visited their congressional representatives to urge support of mental health parity and other priority legislation for psychology.
Washington State Psychological Association (WSPA) members thank Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) for her long-standing support on the Senate Health Committee.
Vermont Psychological Association (VPA) members thank Sen. Jim Jeffords (I-Vt.) for supporting legislation that became the Mentally Ill Offender Treatment & Crime Reduction Act of 2004. At the meeting, Jeffords agreed to push its funding this year.
Freshman Sen. John Thune (R-S.D) reviews APA Practice Organization fact sheets in a meeting with South Dakota Psychological Association (SDPA) members, SDPA Executive Director Dr. Margaret Sumption and SDPA Federal Advocacy Coordinator Dr. Scott Pribyl.
Wyoming Psychological Association (WPA) members urge Sen. Craig Thomas (R-Wyo.) to continue his co-sponsorship of parity legislation.
[Please see the print version of the Monitor on Psychology for photographs and descriptions of visits.]