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Continuing Education Opportunities
Monday, October 27, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
News from Olympia & A Terrific WSPA Conference »
By Lucy A. Homans, Ed.D. Director of Professional Affairs I am writing this WP article right after the close of th...
Thursday, October 2, 2014
Spring Convention Save the Date: Call for Proposals »
Save The Date| Call for Proposals WSPA is pleased to announce “Psychology in the 21st Century: Technology, Trend...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Washington State Association of School Psychologists 2015 Spring Lecture Series »
Developing a Multi-Tiered Model for the Delivery of Mental Health Services in the School Setting: The Role of the Schoo...
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
How to Find Your CE Certificate »
This information is also available at this link:  https://wapsych.site-ym.com/?page=YourCECertificates  ...
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
A Primer on the New CE Requirement on Suicidality »
By Lucy A Homans, EdD WSPA Director of Professional Affairs Over the past couple of months I have received numerous ema...

The Washington Psychologist
Tuesday, February 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WA Psychologist »
The Washington Psychologist is now housed on our news site:  wapsych-news.org
Monday, January 11, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Electronic Health Care Record State Law specific templates »
APA’s  Division 31 and Division 42 joint electronic health care record (EHR) task force put together state law specif...
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
WSPAGS Designated a Chapter; Holds Officer Nominations and Elections »
WSPAGS Holds Leader Nominations and Elections Elections: It is time to nominate the next WSPAGS leaders for 2...
Thursday, April 23, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Way Up North »
By Pat DeLeon, former APA President – Alaska Psychological Association – February, 2015    &n...
Wednesday, April 22, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Building A Beautiful Legacy »
by Kristin Baldwin WSPA Executive Director   I went to high school in Belgium where the main...

Advocacy
Wednesday, July 27, 2016   (1 Comment - view/add)
Seattle Introduces Conversion Therapy Ban for Minors »
The Conversion Therapy Ban ordinance will be going to Seattle City Council for a full vote this upcoming Monday, August 1...
Monday, April 25, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Seattle Times Op-Ed: Lessons learned from my son’s struggle with heroin addiction »
Lessons learned from my son’s struggle with heroin addiction Originally published April 22, 2016 at 4:12 pm Updated Apr...
Monday, August 17, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Susan McDaniel & Nadine Kaslow, Members of the Special Committee for the Independent Review »
August 13, 2015 Dear Colleagues, We are writing to report on the results of the American...
Monday, August 10, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
APA's Council Bans Psychologist Participation in National Security Interrogations »
APA'S COUNCIL BANS PSYCHOLOGIST PARTICIPATION IN NATIONAL SECURITY INTERROGATIONS Calls for Blue-Ribbo...
Friday, February 20, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Seattle Times Editorial about Transparency Into Health Care »
 WSPA is working on this bill. It's passage would make available to the public all denials of care by insurers in Was...

Medicare/Medicaid & Payer Info
Monday, July 18, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
APA WELCOMES PROPOSAL TO EXPAND MEDICARE COVERAGE OF MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES IN PRIMARY CARE »
APA WELCOMES PROPOSAL TO EXPAND MEDICARE COVERAGE OF MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES IN PRIMARY CARE...
Friday, May 6, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
APAPO Information Alert: Medicare’s Proposed Merit-Based Incentive Payment System »
  Medicare’s Proposed Merit-Based Incentive Payment System On April 27, the Centers for Me...
Monday, January 11, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
APAPO Information Alert: 2015 Summary of APAPO GR Activities, and a look ahead to 2016 »
2015 Summary of APAPO GR Activities, and a look ahead to 2016 From repealing and replacing Medicare’s sustainable gr...
Friday, November 13, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Releases 2016 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule »
Date:      November 6, 2015   To: SPTA and Division Federal Advocacy Coordi...
Monday, August 31, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Regence BlueShield Response »
On August 28th, 2015, WSPA’s Director of Professional Affairs, Lucy Homans, Ph.D. received a letter from the Office of the...

Inside the Association
Tuesday, February 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Archive »
All News Articles will now be posted on  wapsych-news.org You can view old news items posted previously on the...
Wednesday, July 27, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Responding to Orlando »
As the details surrounding the tragic events in Orlando continue to unfold, WSPA would like to extend its deepest sympathy...
Tuesday, November 4, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Board Statement on the Marysville Shootings »
With heavy hearts, the Board of WSPA sends its condolences to the families and community of Marysville for the losses of y...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Video from Stakeholder Meeting is now available »
The 2014 Stakeholder (Member) meeting is now available online on Youtube
Friday, August 29, 2014
Call for Nominations for the 2015 WSPA Board »
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2015 WSPA Board of Trustees.   Please consider the following criter...

Students/Early Career Professionals
Thursday, April 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Notice of proposed rule-making (CR102)- WAC 246-924-046, 246-924-047, 246-924-100, and 246-924-480 »
The Washington State Department of Health filed a notice of proposed rule-making (CR102)- WAC 246-924-046, 246-924-047, 24...

Professional Affairs
Monday, May 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Volk v. DeMeerleer (Duty to Warn) »
In December, 2016, the Washington State Supreme court decision in the case Volk v. DeMeerleer substantially changed the du...
Monday, October 24, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
WSPA member Tyson Bailey featured in the most recent APAPO Practice Update »
Running start … to a great career: Insurers View story on APAPO Website This is a column geared toward early car...
Monday, June 13, 2016   (2 Comments - view/add)
Dr. Solveig Thomson passes away June 2nd »
Long time WSPA member Dr. Solveig Thomson passed away last week.  WSPA sends condolences to the family ...
Friday, March 18, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
APAPO Information Alert: Comprehensive Mental Health Legislation Passes Senate Committee »
The attached information alert is available for SPTA FACs to distribute through the Capwiz system.  Division FACs may...
Thursday, July 30, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Changes to the Suicide Prevention Training Requirements »
Dear Health Care Professionals: Here is an update on changes to the suicide prevention training requirements for health...

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