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.
2016 KPF Multicultural Award applications are online. Submit an application
2016 KPA Annual Convention is open for registration! Register now by clicking here
Seeking nominations for a graduate representative to serve on the KPA Board of Directors
Elections will take place this year for the KPAGS Board position that begins on January 1, 2017. We would like to have broad participation from KPAGS Members in the nominations process. Please seriously consider submitting your name or the names of other KPAGS members. The names of any KPAGS member in good standing may be placed in nomination.
Duties and Responsibilities: The KPAGS Representative serves for two years. The Board of Directors meets on Fridays four times per year, plus the Annual Meeting at Convention. One of the four meetings is the annual retreat, an overnight meeting to be held in June, 2017. The KPA Board is a working Board engaged in both the creation of policy and implementation of the organization's goals. Board Members are expected to be key supporters of the association's activities and actively participate in fundraising and membership recruitment efforts. Regional and KPAGS Representatives are members of the Membership Committee. The Board calendar is available a year in advance. Board Members are expected to attend ALL Board Meetings unless they obtain an excused absence. Board members are responsible for their own expenses in travel to regular Board meetings and Convention.
Benefits: Board Members have a unique opportunity to guide the future of psychology in Kentucky and develop collegial relationships with psychologists across the state
Nominations must be submitted by 5pm on Sept. 28th. Click here to submit a nomination.
Georgetown Volleyball Supports Suicide Prevention and Awareness and the KY Psychological Foundation
Thanks to the Georgetown College volleyball team for hosting a fundraising match this Thursday, September 22nd at 7pm in the Davis-Reid Alumni Gym at Georgetown. From the team: [We] selected the Kentucky Psychological Foundation to receive the donations. The mission of the Kentucky Psychological Foundation is to build a psychologically healthy Kentucky through decreasing mental illness and stigma.
If you can't join us for the match, we hope that you will consider making a donation through our GoFundMe page: gofund.me/2pa7426g Our team goal is to raise $1600. Online donations through our GoFundMe page will be open until the end of the month.
Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a raffle, learn more about mental illness and make a donation.
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)
2016 Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award Applications Now being Accepted - Click here for more information
To find Psychological Services in your area or to find a referral:
Tom Miller, Ph.D., ABPP
Every decade, APA invites selected research/clinicians to contribute their life's work to the APA Handbook & Reference book series. Congratulations to KPA member Tom Miller,Ph.D., ABPP on his inclusion in the just published APA Handbook of Clinical Psychology. Inclusion is by invitation only and provides the membership and our professional community with the most current theoretical, applied and research in psychological practice and science.
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!