From March 12 through March 15, 18 members of the APAGS Committee and the APAGS Advocacy Coordinating Team joined numerous state psychological associations at the American Psychological Association (APA) Practice Organization's State Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C.
Attendees discussed the future of psychological practice, participated in leadership training, and advocated for professional psychology on Capitol Hill. Below are highlights from the conference.
The Future of Psychological Practice
In her opening keynote address, Dr. Katherine Nordal (Executive Director for professional practice at APA) emphasized the need for psychology to focus on accountability, evidence based treatment, and primary health care. She described how patient outcome data will become critical to demonstrating the efficacy of psychotherapy treatments.Read More