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Idaho has credentialed its first prescribing psychologist, IPA member Michael R. Tilus, PsyD, MP. 

In addition to his doctoral-level training for licensure as a psychologist, Dr. Tilus graduated from Alliant International University with an MS in Clinical Psychopharmacology and has additional training in “Evidence Based Medicine and Pathophysiology” from the Southwestern Institute for the Advancement of Psychotherapy (now New Mexico State University, Las Cruces).

Dr. Tilus has been practicing in Indian Country for 17 years and recently retired from the U.S. Public Health Service (01/2020).   Dr. Tilus served as a prescribing psychologist since 2010.

Barney Greenspan has been appointed to the Editorial Board of the APA journal Evidence-Based Practice in Child & Adolescent Mental Health, effective 01/2020. This is the official clinical journal of the Society of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology (Division 53).

10/31/2019The newly reconfigured and expanded Idaho Psychology Internship Consortium (ID-PIC) pre-doctoral internship in clinical psychology is seeking qualified applicants for the 2020-2021 internship year.   IPA member, Dr. Susan Martin, has been involved in getting this new program off the ground!

The deadline for applications is December 1, 2019.  Click here or go to IPA's online  Classifieds to learn more about the agencies involved in the program and how to apply.   Our sincere thanks to Dr. Martin and all others involved in making this opportunity available in Idaho.  

Congrats to Helen Napier, PhD, ABPP, on her re-appointment to the Idaho Board of Psychologist Examiners by Governor Little and her election as Chair of the Board.  We appreciate her willingness to serve the citizens of Idaho in that role!

IPA extends a huge CONGRATS to Dr. Linda Hatzenbuehler, recipient of IPA's most prestigious award, the John Cambareri Award for Excellence in Psychology.  We thank her for her long-time commitment to the field of psychology.

IPA State Advocacy Coordinator, Dr. Lyn McArthur was elected recently by the APA Council of Representatives to the Committee on Rural Health.  Her 3-year term begins January 1, 2019.  We know that she will be a great addition to that Committee!

Linda Hatzenbuehler, PhD, ABPP, was re-appointed by the Governor of Idaho to serve another term on the Board of Psychologist Examiners.   Our thanks to Dr. Hatzenbuehler for her willingness to serve the citizens of Idaho in that manner.  

IPA’s president, Dr. Kendra Westerhaus, was elected recently to serve as a Member-at-Large on the APA Committee of State Leaders (CSL).  The election for the at-large position was held during the Committee of State Leaders’ Town Hall during the APA Practice Leadership Conference. Congratulations Kendra!!! 

Dr. Julie Parsons starts her first term as Idaho's Representative to the APA Council of Representatives. 

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