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Call For Nomination 2018 Committee On Legal Issues (COLI)

Posted: September 17, 2018

Nominations are sought for two JD/PhD positions and one PhD or PsyD position on the 2018 APA Committee on Legal Issues (COLI). The term ofservice for all positions is January 1, 2019-December 31, 2021.

The Committee on Legal Issues aims to maintain a balanced committee that reflects diversity in all possible dimensions. Committee members must be Members of the Association. Candidates who meet one or more of the suggested qualifications noted for the slates below are encouraged to apply.

Goals/Qualifications for Nominees The desired qualities for all nominees include the following:

  • Membership
    • Must be a member of APA when nominated
  • Legal Experience
    • Knowledge and practical experience in legal concepts and principles
    • JD/PhD nominees should have significant experience as practicing attorneys
  • Ability to Represent Broad Interest within APA
    • Ability to represent psychology, and specifically, APA as a science and a profession
    • Ability to speak for and promote all areas of psychology and not merely their own specialty
  • Commitment
    • Nominees must make a commitment to attend the scheduled COLI meetings
    • Nominees must also be able to participate in conference calls of approximately 1-1 ½ hours duration once or twice a month and spend 2-3 hours reviewing background materials prior to the conference calls.


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Nominations and supporting materials should be sent to APA Office of General Counsel at [email protected], no later than September 28, 2018.


Check Out The Community Forum Today!

Posted: September 17, 2018

Members, have you checked the community forum recently? To view the new topics posted, click here. 

Be sure you are logged in to access the forums! Get in touch with other members by sharing your thoughts on the community forum! This member's only resource is a great place to discuss topics of interest within the field with your colleagues around the state.

Non a member? Join today!


CPA Divorce Webinar Playback is Now Available!

Posted: September 10, 2018

Access to our previously recorded CPA Divorce Webinar, presented by Dr. Joyce Fine, is now available! Click here to view the recording. Be sure to read the instructions on the page to receive CE credit!

Did you know that our other webinars are also available? Click on the "CE & Events" tab to access these past webinars. Be sure to check them out, too!


Call for Nominations to the Committee on Socioeconomic Status Terms Beginning in 2019

Posted: September 10, 2018

NOW ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS! Deadline September 14, 2018

The Committee on Socioeconomic Status (CSES) is pleased to invite nominations for service on the committee. CSES anticipates two membership vacancies and is seeking qualified candidates to serve three-year terms commencing January 2019. Nominations can originate from individuals, APA committees, boards and divisions, as well as self-nominations.

Nomination applications must be received in their entirety by Friday, September 14, 2018, and should be sent to [email protected].

For additional information about the application process, click here. You can also contact the APA Office on Socioeconomic Status at (202) 216-7601.


Save the Date: Ethics Seminar October 26, 2018

Posted: August 28, 2018

Ethical Challenges and Safety Issues for Clinicians: Strategies for Navigating Confidentiality and Acting Effectively Around Threats from Clients

Time: 1:00 pm- 4:00 pm
Location: 2851 S. Parker Road, Lower Level Conference Room 

Learning Objectives:

As a result of participating in this training, participants will:

  • Be able to describe why it is clinically important and identify 3 ways to establish boundaries that maintain physical and emotional safety during client meetings
  • Be able to specify which high level risks for harm to clinicians may be presented by clients during sessions
  • Be able to identify the steps to take when ending a professional relationship with a client who poses a physical threat to the clinician
  • When acutely threatened by a client, be able to identify why breaching confidentiality (to a degree) is necessary, which authorities are contacted and what information is to be shared

Featured Speaker: John Nicoletti, PhD, ABPP

John Nicoletti, PhD, ABPP, received his doctorate in psychology from Colorado State University.  Dr. Nicoletti is a Board Certified Specialist in Police and Public Safety Psychology. Dr. Nicoletti specializes in detecting and disrupting proactive and reactive attack behaviors, trauma recovery, psychological incident command issues and high stress occupational interventions.  Dr. Nicoletti authored three books on violence prevention and intervention including: Violence Goes to Work (1994); Violence Goes to College (2001) and Violence Goes to School (2002).  Dr. Nicoletti was a professional responder for numerous school tragedies (i.e., Columbine, Platte Canyon, Arapahoe) as well as the Aurora Theater shootings.  He has been a member of the Colorado Governor's Task Force on Expert Emergency Response and is past Chair of the Police Psychologist Section for the International Association of Chiefs of Police.  His firm, Nicoletti-Flater &  Associates, offers a range of evaluation and consultation services in addition to training and supervising the new clinicians in the Denver Metro Area.


The Colorado Psychological Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CPA maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.

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