The KPA Advocacy Committee is now on Twitter! https://twitter.com/KpaAdvocacy
Congratulations to our newly elected KPA Board of Directors!
President-Elect: Sarah Shelton, Psy.D., MPH, MSCP
Treasurer: Don Rogers, M.A.
Central Rep.: Nick Watters, Psy.D.
Greater Fayette Rep.: Michael Dibiasie, Ph.D.
Northern Rep.: Jean Deters, Psy.D.
ECP: Bethany Simon, Psy.D.
Education & Training Interest Section Rep.: Jeff Reese, Ph.D.
Science & Research Interest Section Rep.: Janet Dean, Ph.D.
Thank you to all of the candidates and all who participated in this year's KPA elections.
Congratulations to the 2016 KPA Annual Award Winners!
Psychologist of the Year: William W. Stoops, Ph.D.
Distinguished Career in Psychology: Martha Wetter, Ph.D.
Jack Runyon Community Service Award: Dong(Dan) Y. Han, Psy.D.
Schuster Advocacy Award: Jennifer Price, Ph.D.
Distinguished Public Service Award: Representative Rick Rand
Distinguished Public Service Award: Senator Ralph Alvarado
Friend of Psychology Award: Theodore T. Myre, Jr.
We will honor these distinguished individuals at the Annual Awards Luncheon held Thursday, November 3, 2016 during the KPA Convention at the Crowne Plaza in Louisville. Register now
Thank you to all the registrants who participated in the 2016 KPA Annual Convention.
CE certificates were mailed to attendees on November 18th. Certificates for presenters are being processed and will be sent out within the next week.
Op ed piece from KPA published in the Lexington Herald Leader, 9/23/2016 and in the Courier Journal on 9/27/2016: Psychologists have a role in fighting the opioid abuse epidemic
Georgetown Volleyball Supports Suicide Prevention and Awareness and the KY Psychological Foundation
The Georgetown College volleyball team fundraising effort for the Kentucky Psychological Foundation was a huge success!! They surpassed their fundraising goal of $1600 and were able to collect over $1900 by the end of the game! But it's not too late...
You can still make a donation through their GoFundMe page: gofund.me/2pa7426g Online donations through our GoFundMe page will be open until the end of the month.
From Dr. Candice Crowell, KPA Diversity Interest Section Representative:
A set of resources for your use in teaching, research, and advocacy in the aftermath of the Pulse Nightclub shootings.
Resources for coping and helping children cope in the aftermath of a shooting (more)
Update on KBEP License Number Changes (more)
To find Psychological Services in your area or to find a referral:
Tom Miller, Ph.D., ABPP
KPA would like to congratulate Thomas Miller, Ph.D., ABPP , who was recently inducted into the Science and Technology Hall of fame at his undergraduate alma mater, St. John Fisher College.
Monnica T. Williams, Ph.D.
KPA Member Monnica T. Williams, Ph.D. was featured on the 7/16/2015 edition of NPR's Science Friday discussing the effects of racism on mental health.
If you are a KPA member & have news to share, please email the KPA office!