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Support NPA’s initiative to move the Psychology Regulations update forward to approval and implementation – and contribute to the Mental Health Association of Nebraska as well! Find out more HERE about NPA’s efforts and how you can help!


ECPs Gather at Oven in Lincoln

Great time at last night’s ECP gathering at the Oven in Lincoln! Several ECP’s met to socialize, and discussed issues relevant to psychologists including NPA’s advocacy with Heritage Health and recently passed PSYPACT, reimbursement concerns,  and healthcare and benefits for psychologists. The conversation also included the new two-part EPPP exam and how it will impact new psychologists seeking licensure in Nebraska.

Pictured above – back row: Megan Watson, Cindy Von Seggern, Patty Cerda-Lizarraga, Belinda Hinojos, Allison Bitz; front row: Sarah King, Levita Bui, and Sarah Hoff


NPA Announces New Public Education Campaign Coordinator Lisa Logsden, Psy.D.

NPA President Elect, Diane Marti, Ph.D., PEC Coordinator Lisa Logsden, Psy.D. and NPA President Anne Talbot, Psy.D.

NPA Board Members welcomed Lisa Logsden, Psy.D. as the new Public Education Campaign Coordinator (PEC) and the newest member to the board. This position was established with the most recent update to the bylaws voted on by NPA membership last year. NPA President Anne Talbot, Psy.D. officially appointed Dr. Logsden at the recent NPA Board Strategic Planning Meeting (watch for more updates from this meeting). Please join us in congratulating and welcoming Dr. Logsden to her new position!

What does a public education campaign coordinator do? Find out more HERE.


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NPA Spring Conference –
“Not All that Blows Up is Bipolar (But some of it is…):  Evidenced-Based Assessment and Treatment for Bipolar Disorders in Youth and Young Adults” with Eric Youngstrom, Ph.D.

June 8, 2018 –
Scott Conference Center, Omaha
With remote internet streaming in Scottsbluff

Bipolar disorder is a chronic, recurring, serious, and potentially life-threatening disease. If left untreated, episodes are likely to grow more severe and resistant to treatment. It also is one of the leading causes of disability and early death in the U.S.A., and not just because of its strong connection with suicide. It is also one of the most commonly undetected or misdiagnosed conditions in mental health, with years passing between when the illness causes problems versus getting appropriate treatment.

This workshop summarizes the literature, using expert review and meta-analyses, focusing on clinical implications about the presentation in youths, practical evidence-based assessment tools, differential diagnosis, and how to select effective treatment options. The workshop uses a case-centered approach to illustrate how the information changes clinical practice.

Click HERE for more information or download brochure for more information including Learning Objectives.


Omaha Psychologists Meet for Discussion
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Several Omaha-area psychologists met for lively conversation  at Charleston’s Restaurant for the return of NPA’s “Omaha Psychologist Luncheon”. NPA Past President and current APA Council Representative Dave Carver, Ph.D. updated the gathering on the recent APA Council of Representatives (COR) meeting in Washington where the combined APA and APA Practice Organization membership was approved. The COR meeting also included discussions on national issues regarding questions of certification of persons with psychology masters degree, guidelines for treatment of obesity in children, the EPPP exam changes and proposal of a two-part licensing exam, and Nebraska potentially being a founding member of the Telepsych Compact. Read MORE


If you have not yet renewed your membership, make sure you do so today! It's simple… just log in to your member profile, click on "View Profile", then "Renew".


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!

NPA endorses the Trust and its Insurance Programs.

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NPA Gallery of Greats

Anne Talbot, Psy.D. 

As the current President of the Nebraska Psychological Association, I am proud and honored to follow a long line of outstanding individuals who have served in that capacity since the inception of NPA in the fifties. Seizing the opportunity to share the history of NPA of those who have earned NPA’s reputation as a nationally known activist and progressive organization, I am delighted to introduce a gallery of outstanding NPA leaders. Read MORE

Check out our most recent RxP video "Prescribing Psychologists Meet the Need Part Two".

Click HERE for info on Prescriptive Authority efforts in Nebraska.


 Heritage Health Behavioral Health Integration Advisory Committee

NPA is currently participating with the Heritage Health Behavioral Health Integration Advisory Committee. Heritage Health (HH) is a  health care delivery system that combines Nebraska’s current physical health, behavioral health, and pharmacy programs into a single comprehensive and coordinated system for Nebraska’s Medicaid and CHIP clients.. NPA Members CLICK HERE for more information on NPA's participation with the Advisory Committee!


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