Erica gives us the prez-eye-view of developments and highlights for the organization and San Antonio in particular. She does leave out, however, her own exploits in Texas. You will have to contact Erica privately for that story.
The Briar Patch: Thorny “Minor” Challenges for Directors
"But they got MORE!"
Vic Pantesco, Ph.D.
Ever feel like you are the parent in a large family in the clinic? This might sound familiar - and provide some relief.
Executive Committee Minutes: January 2008
Treasurer’s report, committee activities and discussion about next year’s meeting. Minutes and pictures.
Liaison Report: Educational Advocacy Trust
Cynthia Belar speaks about how important it is to recruit “champions” in Congress for the work we do. Those difficult efforts have yielded GPE grants, including psychologists in the National Health Service Corps, and increased funding for campus mental health services. Can we afford not to be active?
Virginia Tech: Reflections as a Director of a Psychology Training Clinic on the shooting tragedy at Virginia Tech
Lee takes us to the place we all fear, and conveys the heart and mind of the professional psychologist amidst that storm. We read, with sadness and gratitude for Lee and those who hold the others.
Ethics and Risk Management: Suicide Risk Assessment
Robin Weill, Ph.D.
Looking for a teachable, effective model for discerning and intervening in suicide risk? Check out the University of Houston Psychology Research and Treatment Centers’ Decision and action tree.
Research in the Training Clinic
Jennifer Callahan, Ph.D., ABPP, examines the high drop-out rate of clients at a psychology training clinic, and presents implications for improvement.
Technology Update: Webcams
Jason Kutchma, Clinic Manager
Hugh D. Meriwether, Information Technology
Erica H. Wise, Ph.D., Clinic Director
UNC Department of Psychology
Get in on the “buzz” of forward looking and practical advice about the next tiers of recording and supervision technology.
Diversity: Persons with Disabilities
Randall J. Cox, Ph.D.
Randy, in his now familiar combination of style and depth, makes the case for disability sensitivity and expertise as a trained and evaluated competence.
The current website is in the process of transitioning to a new site, with the big "reveal" expected in the near future. In the interim, slides, articles, etc. are being held for posting when the new site is ready.
Directors in San Antonio having WAY too much fun.
Let your imaginations run on this picture of Phyllis and Erica in the famous bathroom in San Antonio. Can you find Waldo? (Hint: look at reflection in the mirror)