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ADVOCACY & LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE




ADVANCING PSYCHOLOGY AS A PROFESSION, PRACTICE & SCIENTIFIC ENDEAVOR


Advocacy news & action requests:


IPA Advocacy Issue Request Form

If you would like IPA to consider advocating for an issue, please complete this form and submit to:  IPAoffice@idahopsych.org.  You must be an IPA member to submit and/or have an IPA member submit on your behalf.  

RxP Update

  • In February 2020, Idaho credentialed its first prescribing psychologist.  
  • The new Master of Science in Clinical Psychopharmacology program at Idaho State University is started Fall 2019.  Here's info on the program
  • Link to RxP licensure rules - effective July 2019; updated 2020
  • Link to RxP Law - passed April 2017

IPA Statement on Conversion Therapy - updated Feb 2020


Committee leaders & members:


Lyn McArthur, PhD, State Advocacy Coordinator
Public sector, Pocatello
208.232.6260

Susan Farber, PhD, Federal Advocacy Coordinator
Private sector, Boise
208.344.8496

Kendra Westerhaus, PhD
Public sector, Pocatello

V. Page Haviland
, PhD
Private sector, Meridian

Michael Tilus, PhD, MP
Public sector, MT

Eric Silk, PsyD, MSCP
Public sector, Meridian

John Christensen, PhD
Private sector, Pocatello

Steven Lawyer, PhD
Academic sector, Pocatello
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Lance Giles, Lobbyist
The Giles Group
208.972.0972



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