Preventing Suicide in Later Life: An Issue for All Psychologists

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This blog piece by guest blogger, Dr. Kim Van Orden, on behalf of Section 2 addresses psychologists’ role in preventing suicide in older adults. Kim Van Orden is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. She is a clinical psychologist and her research addresses the role… Read more »

What is Neurorehabilitation?

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Neurorehabilitation and Modular-Based Psychotherapy for the Co-Management of Nervous System Injury and Comorbid Psychopathology  – By Saritha Teralandur Saritha is a second year M.S. student at DePaul University. Her research interests include child and adolescent psychology and neuropsychology.  This blog piece explores neurorehabilitation, a personalized, multidisciplinary treatment approach designed to concurrently address impairment caused by… Read more »

Advances in Psychotherapy Series: Autism Spectrum Disorder and Headache

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The latest editions of the Advances in Psychotherapy – Evidence-Based Practice Book Series (Hogrefe Publishing) include Autism Spectrum Disorder and Headache. Autism Spectrum Disorder (Vol. 29, 2015) by Joseph, Soorya, and thrum (ISBN 978-0-88937-404-1) is a straightforward yet authoritative guide to effective diagnosis and empirically supported treatments for autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The book starts by… Read more »

Section 8 Update

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What’s new with Section 8? The Association of Psychologists in Academic Health Centers (APAHC) is looking forward to their bi-annual conference in Atlanta, GA to take place February 5-7, 2015. The theme this year is, Academic Health Centers in the Era of Interproffessionalism: Multifaceted Contributions of Psychology. APAHC member and APA President Dr. Nadine Kaslow… Read more »

Examining the Role of Protective Factors in At-Risk, Urban Youth

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This presentation examines the role of protective factors in guarding at-risk youth from the development of anxiety and depression that may manifest as a result of exposure to chronic violence. Future work on the role of protective factors can aid in the advancement of programs targeted to at-risk, urban youth. The presenter, Saritha Teralandur, is… Read more »

Client Preferences and Shared Decision Making in Clinical Care

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In a new article in Clinical Psychology Review, Lindhiem and colleagues describe a meta-analysis on the importance of client preferences for treatment satisfaction, completion rates, and clinical outcome. As the number of treatment options for different mental health conditions increases and clients have more resources available to learn about varying treatments, the idea of shared… Read more »

Clinical Psychology Graduate Student Summit

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The Graduate Student Summit on Oct. 4th at  Boston University School of Medicine was a success. Participants included Clinical Psychology graduate students in various stages of their training.  The program included clinical science lectures, expert panels on issues of professional development, and networking opportunities with leaders in the field. Prominent researchers, practitioners, and directors of clinical training… Read more »

Tips for the APPIC Process

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A clinical psychology intern at the Institute of Living shares some helpful tips on the APPIC predoctoral internship application and interview process. By Shari Steinman, intern at the Institute of Living-CBT Track To those of you applying for internship this fall, I thought it might be helpful to share some tips I have about the application and… Read more »

National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes: How Can Psychologists Get Involved?

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The Society of Clinical Geropsychology (SCG) – Section 2 of the Society of Clinical Psychology (SCP) – has recently become involved in supporting the National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes, along with several other geropsychology organizations. The “National Partnership” is an initiative (starting in 2012) of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid… Read more »