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  • 1.Coalition for Patients' Rights Reaches out to President
    In a May 28, 2009 letter to President Obama, the Coalition for Patients' Rights (CPR) urged the president to support the utilization of non-physician healthcare providers, such as psychologists, as the Administration works to reform the nation's health care system. The APA Practice Organization has been an active member of CPR since its launch in 2006.
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  • 2.Information about Insurance Coverage for Psychological Services: Resources on the Mental Health Parity Law
    In a survey recently conducted by the American Psychological Association, nearly 90 percent of Americans said they had not heard about the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008, a federal law now in effect for people who have health insurance through a group or employer plan.
    Web Article (January 2011)
  • 3.Education Research Advisory Board encourages broad IES mission
    Debate included how IES could increase the likelihood of identifying interventions that produce positive results and how to make research that shows little or no effect more useful to the practitioner policymaking communities.
    Web Article (March 2011)
  • 4.How stress affects your health
    We've probably all felt stress. Sometimes it's brief and highly situational, like being in heavy traffic. Other times, it's more persistent and complex — relationship problems, an ailing family member, a spouse's death. And sometimes, stress can motivate us to accomplish certain tasks.
    Web Article (April 2013)
  • 5.Mind/Body Health: Heart Disease
    You might think heart disease is linked only with physical activities - a lack of exercise, poor diet, smoking, and excessive drinking. While these habits do heighten the risk of high blood pressure, heart attacks, strokes, and other cardiovascular problems, your thoughts, attitudes, and emotions are just as important. They can not only accelerate the onset of heart disease, but also get in the way of taking positive steps to improve your health or that of a loved one.
    Web Article (August 2011)
  • 6.An Interesting Career in Psychological Science: Environmental Psychologist at a National Laboratory
    Does well-being depend partly on how much light exposure one receives each day? Can we influence organizational efficiency by providing employees with meaningful control over their workplace environments?
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  • 7.Talking with your child’s pediatrician about behavioral problems and medication
    Medication for an emotional or behavioral problem can be helpful, but research shows that for children, psychological interventions show more success than medication alone.
    Web Article (September 2010)
  • 8.APA Practice Organization and Florida Psychological Association challenge recent Florida BCBS actions
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida and its new behavioral health subcontractor were planning a 30 to 60 percent reduction in psychologists’ reimbursement rates as part of a new provider contract from the behavioral health carve-out company that included some troubling provisions.
    Web Article (August 2011)
  • 9.What do practicing psychologists do?
    Practicing psychologists have the professional training and clinical skills to help people learn to cope more effectively with life issues and mental health problems. Psychologists help by using a variety of techniques based on the best available research and considering the individual’s unique values, characteristics, goals and circumstances.
    Web Article (April 2011)
  • 10.Featured Psychologist: Howard Hale Long, PhD
    The first African-American graduate of Howard University to earn a doctorate degree in educational psychology from Harvard. Long spent over twenty years overseeing education research for District of Columbia schools. During his time, he also published a series of educational psychology monographs.
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