"Stillness" – Check out John F. Christensen's article on how "Making a conscious effort to create 'unplugged' time can reap dividends beyond the investment of time". John F. Christensen, Ph.D. is a member of the APA Advisory Committee on Colleague Assistance (ACCA). NPA's President, David Carver, Ph.D. served on the Advisory Committee on Colleague Assistance from 2011-2014 as well as serving as co-chair in 2014.
It’s Never Too Late or Too Early to Start Planning for Retirement
Nebraska Psychologists Offer Tips to Save for Retirement
It is never too
late, or too early, to start planning for retirement. Many people
underestimate how much they can or should be saving, and often even
postpone saving for retirement because it seems far into the future. The American
Psychological Association’s (APA) most recent Stress in AmericaTM survey
found that 44 percent of Americans reported saving for retirement as a
very or somewhat significant source of money-related stress. More…
Nebraska Psychologists Encourage Alzheimer’s Caregivers to Improve Well-Being
A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease or dementia can be emotionally overwhelming for the individual as well as the family. As we recognize National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and National Caregiver Month this November, it’s important to be aware of the unique challenges Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers face. More…________________________________________
Welcome New NPA Members!
We would like to welcome the following new members to NPA… Paulette Cary, Ph.D. – Behavioral Pediatrics & Family Therapy Program, Lincoln; Wesley Sheeley, Ph.D., Complete Children’s Health, Lincoln; Gage Stermensky II, Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska, Gering; and Student Associates Janelle Remington, M.A.., Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital, Lincoln; Carrie Howton, Options in Psychology, LLC, Scottsbluff; Katherine Carrizales,Ph.D., Options in Psychology, Scottsbluff, and Courtney Stufflebeam, Nebraska-Western Iowa VA System, Norfolk. We are excited to have them helping us in keeping our Association strong, and appreciate their support.
Don’t Let Workplace Stress Ruin Your Labor Day Holiday
NPA Psychologists Propose Tactics for Managing Work Stress
In today’s busy world Americans are finding it increasingly difficult to switch off from the demands of the workplace and find time to manage their stress. This year, many Americans will spend Labor Day either working or worrying about work. More…
Support the NPA each time you register for a Trust Ethics and Risk Management Webinar
You now have yet another way to earn continuing education credits, become eligible for a 15% savings on Trust Sponsored Professional Liability Insurance premiums for two renewals, and support the Nebraska Psychological Association simply by attending one of the featured Trust's Ethics and Risk Management CE Webinars. Simply enter the promotion code TRUST-NE. Watch for more information from The Trust coming soon!
APA's Response to the April 30, 2015 New York Times article on the CIA's torture program.
Members have contacted the APA
Central Office expressing concerns about this morning’s New York Times article which recirculated allegations about APA
support for the CIA’s torture program.
We understand those concerns.
APA senior governance and staff take the allegations of support for
torture and the public misunderstanding they have created very seriously. (Read full response)
How Does Depression Differ from Occasional Sadness?
Everyone experiences sadness from time to time, but depression is more than occasional sadness. October 9 is National Depression Screening Day (NDSD), an annual event to raise awareness of the disease and offer screenings for related mood and anxiety disorders.
Dr. Diane Marti, the PEC coordinator for the Nebraska Psychological Association, stated that awareness of the symptoms of depression and knowing where to go for help are two key components to addressing this mental health condition. Resources in Nebraska… More
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Congratulations… NPA Member of the Month!
NPA's November Member of the Month is Shannon Black, Ph.D.
Dr. Shannon Black was born and reared in Gering, Nebraska and moved to Lincoln to attend the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1983. She obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology in 1987 and then went to work for the Nebraska State Penitentiary as the first female caseworker. She worked there two years before returning to school to obtain her Master’s and Doctoral degrees from the University of Nebraska Clinical Psychology Training Program. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at the United States Medical Center for Federal Prisoners in Springfield, Missouri and received her doctoral degree in 1994. She returned to the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services in January 1995.
15 Apr 2016 8:00 AM • Scott Conference Center, Omaha, NE
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