Practice Update

January 27, 2011 |Vol. 8, No. 2

In the Spotlight

New faces, old friends on Capitol Hill

APA Executive Director for Professional Practice Katherine C. Nordal, PhD, shares her perspective on the new Congress and APAPO's legislative advocacy priorities.

From the Field

  • Mental health parity implementation update
    Two recent victories related to mental health parity law implementation highlight ongoing issues for professional psychology: benefits management and mental health coverage in health plans.
  • Psychology opposes health care reform repeal
    Despite opposition from a coalition of provider organizations, the House of Representatives passed legislation to repeal the 2010 health care reform law
  • Education and outreach in the wake of Arizona shootings
    The APA Disaster Response Network responded to the Arizona shootings by participating in a congressional webinar and offering additional support to persons affected by the tragedy
  • Tribute to Patricia Bricklin, PhD
    The American Psychological Association Practice Directorate mourns the loss of our friend and colleague Patricia Bricklin, PhD, who died December 21, 2010