Lyn McArthur, PhD, recently was appointed to APA's Integrated Primary
Care (IPC) advisory group for a two-year term. Dr. McArthur will be the Committee on Rural Health representative. No doubt, she'll be an asset to the group given her qualifications. Congrats!
Congratulations to everyone involved with the Master of Science in Clinical Psychopharmacology (MSCP) program at ISU! The program has been granted American Psychological Association (APA) designation. This is the 4th program in the country to achieve APA designation, which is recognition that ISU’s education and training program meets the highest level of academic and training standards.
The MSCP program is a post-doctoral program designed to provide licensed psychologists with training in the use of medication as part of the treatment of psychological disorders. Students must be licensed psychologists who have already earned a doctoral degree in psychology from an accredited program and institution.
Idaho was the 5th state in the nation to allow prescription privileges for specially-trained psychologists.
Barney Greenspan, Ph.D., ABPP was selected to the APA Continuing Education Committee for a three-year term, beginning 2021. The CEC works with the Office of CE Sponsor Approval (CESA) and the Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). CESA provides admin. support related to approving organizations to offer CE credit, provides educational and technical assistance and facilitates CE research. CEP's purview includes the independent study program, online programs and CE programs Convention.
Congratulations to Kendra Westerhaus, PhD, on her election to the American Psychological Association's Board of Professional Affairs! Dr. Westerhaus has been in IPA leadership for a number of years, serving as IPA President in recent years. She will be a wonderful addition to that Board, as they will reap the many benefits of her talents and competence.
Susan Martin, PsyD, approved for Fellow status in IPA! Fellow status recognizes IPA members for at least four years of volunteer service to the profession of psychology. Dr. Martin is on staff at the Family Medicine Residency of Idaho (FMRI) and was recently elected as President-Elect of IPA. CONGRATS & THANKS FOR YOUR SERVICE!11/20/2020
Idaho Board of Psychologist Examiners welcomes Idaho Falls area psychologist, Aaron Harris, PhD. Dr. Harris was appointed to the Board by Governor Little. He replaces Jason Gage, PhD, who served two terms on the Board. Thanks to Dr. Harris for his willingness to serve and to Dr. Gage for his service over the past many years.
Congratulations & THANK YOU to Kathleen Michaud, PhD! Dr. Michaud recently was awarded "Fellow" status in IPA. Fellow status recognizes IPA's members for their generous service (at least 4 years) to the profession of psychology. Dr. Michaud has and continues to serve in IPA leadership.