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TPA, TSBEP Win TAPA Lawsuit Regarding Supervision Rule: Trial Court's Judgment Affirmed by Appellate Court

An almost four-year legal battle with the Texas Association of Psychological Associates (TAPA) regarding the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists’ authority to impose rules, regulations and requirements for licensed psychological associates has come to an end. In September 2010, TPA signed onto this lawsuit, in support of TSBEP and the supervision rules in question. On August 1, 2014 the trial court affirmed the appellate court’s ruling that the Board was acting within its scope of authority when requiring licensed psychological associates to practice psychology only under the supervision of a licensed psychologist with a doctoral degree.  Read more


 
 

Marriage Equality - TPA signs on to Amicus Brief

 

As you already know, on August 16th your elected representatives of the TPA Board of Trustees approved adding our name to an Amicus Brief also supported by the American Psychological Association, American Psychiatric Association, American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, National Association of Social Workers, and National Association of Social Workers Texas Chapter to challenge the ban on marriage equality in Texas. The Brief was officially filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on September 15, 2014.  To view the full brief, please visit the link below.

 

2014 Annual Convention - You don't want to miss this

 

This year's convention programming schedule is packed full of collaborative, innovative professional development opportunities surrounding the theme: Building Bridges in Psychology: Collaborating in Tomorrow's Healthcare Environment. 

Join us in Dallas on November 13-15. To register online and for more convention information, please visit the link below. 

 

   

 

TPF Reverse Raffle - win $1,500 cash!

 
Purchase a TPF Reverse Raffle ticket ($100) and be entered into a chance to win $1,500 in cash! The raffle will take place during the Texas Psychological Foundation's Battle of the Universities Jeopardy on Thursday, November 13 (7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.). Additionally, receive a complimentary drink ticket to be redeemed during TPF Jeopardy with your raffle ticket purchase.

Proceeds go to the Texas Psychological Foundation and are tax-deductible. Purchase your ticket in conjunction with your convention registration OR purchase separately online now.






 

2014 Member Spotlight

Ken Waldman, PhD

Ken Waldman, Ph.D., has been a member of TPA since before he earned his doctorate in Counseling Psychology at the University of Texas-Austin in 1975. He previously obtained a Master's degree in Clinical Psychology at Washington University in Saint Louis.  Dr. Waldman is also a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and specializes in all types of couples/relationship issues.  During his career, he spent a total of 36 years in university counseling centers.  After working as a Psychologist and Assistant Director on the UT-San Antonio campus, he transferred to the University of Houston, where he served as the Training Director and later as the Director of the UH Counseling and Psychological Services Center.  He retired from this position in 2008 and went into private practice. Read More.

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