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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

Kendra Westerhaus, PhD, Federal Advocacy Coordinator
Public sector, Pocatello
208.232.3355

Susan Farber, PhD
Private sector, Boise

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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