Division 42 committees welcome new members.

Please consider volunteering for one of our committees or projects, and contact the chair of the group(s) you’re interested in. Most tasks don’t take up much time, and committee involvement is a great way to acquire in-depth perspectives on issues affecting psychological practice.

You’ll probably make new friends, too!

 

Dr. Peter OppenheimerAdvocacy/Federal Advocacy
Coordinator and Chair
Peter Oppenheimer, PhD
pmoppenheimer@gmail.com

 

Dr. Kevin ArnoldAPA Governance Issues
Chair
Kevin Arnold, PhD
kda1757@gmail.com

 

Dr. Norman AbelesAwards
Chair
Norm Abeles, PhD
abeles@msu.edu

 

Dr. Robin McCleodContinuing Education
Appointment/Chair
Robin McCleod, PhD
mcleod@cpwmn.com

 

Dr. Lindsey BuckmanDiversity
Co-Chairs

Lindsey R. Buckman, PsyD
DrLindseyBuckman.com
buckmanconsulting@gmail.com 

Dr. Armand Cerbone

 

Armand Cerbone, PhD, ABBP
armandcerbone@gmail.com

Fellows
Chair
Mary K. Alvord, PhD
MAlvord@alvordbaker.com

 

Dr. KoocherFinance
Chair
Gerald Koocher, Ph.D. 
http://www.ethicsresearch.com/
koocher@gmail.com

Dr. BloomfieldForensics Committee and Conference
Chair
Steve Bloomfield, PhD
drstevebloomfield@gmail.com

 

Associate Editor (2016-2018)
Andrea Kozak Miller, PhD
andreakozak@comcast.net

Dr. Shannon NicoloffListserv Moderator
Shannon Nicoloff, PsyD

shannonpsyd@hotmail.com

 

Dr. Linda CampbellMarketing and Public Education
Chair
Linda Campbell, PhD
lcampbel@uga.edu

 

Dr. Judith PattersonMembership
Chair
Judith Patterson, PhD
drjpatterson@yaqhoo.com

 

About the Membership Committee for APA Division 42

The Membership Committee is formed to recruit and support membership of the Division by:

  • Keeping track of membership trends
  • Making suggestions to the BOD regarding membership categories
  • Establishing goals and initiating activities for increasing membership growth and fostering membership retention.
  • Identifying diverse membership needs
  • Making recommendations to the board and finance committee for changes in membership dues
  • Proposing new benefits and initiating activities to engage members
  • Conducting periodic membership surveys, as deemed appropriate, regarding membership needs and membership satisfaction
  • Providing a mechanism for welcoming new members to the Division

The Committee is fortunate to have a dynamic and dedicated membership. Presently, the group is working on two main projects:

  • Division 42 has many programs that focus on Early Career Psychologists, including an ECP committee and Mentorshoppe Program.  In collaboration with the Marketing and Public Communications Committee and with APA staff, Membership is presently focusing on retention and recruitment of Mid-Career Psychologists. Short surveys will be sent to three distinct Mid-Career Groups in January: former 42 members, new 42 members, and current long-term members. The results of these surveys will assist 42 to adapt programs and services geared to mid-career members, to recruit leaders from this cohort and to provide CE that will meet their specific needs.
  • The Committee is also in the midst of a joint Membership Marketing Project with APA. APA will assign in-house experts in graphic design and marketing to develop an email and print campaign for us. If this is successful, it can be expanded within APA. We have completed an initial data gathering phase and will focus on subsequent segments of the project in 2018.

If you are interested in working on this committee, contact Judith Patterson, Chair, at drjpatterson@yahoo.com

Dr. Lisa GrossmanMentorshoppe
Co-Chairs
Lisa Grossman, JD, PhD
lrgrossman@aol.com

 

 

Dr. Michael SchwartzMichael Schwartz, PsyD
mes@psydmike.net

 

Dr. KoocherNominations and Elections
Chair
Gerald Koocher, Ph.D. 
http://www.ethicsresearch.com/
koocher@gmail.com

About the Nominations and Elections Committee for APA Division 42

The nominating committee was charged with soliciting member nominations and then creating an election slate.

Members of the committee were Gerry Koocher (chair), Lori Thomas, and Terry Kollar.

Dr. Lori ThomasPolicy and Procedures
Chair
Lori Thomas, JD, PhD
ThomasLC@verizon.net
wynnsfamilypsychology.com

Dr. Jeff ZimmermanPractice Innovations Journal
Editor
Jeff Zimmerman, PhD
drz@jzphd.com

 

About the Practice Innovations Journal for APA Division 42

Practice Innovations serves practitioners by publishing clinical, practical, and research articles on current and evolving standards, practices, and methods in professional mental health practice. Designed as a cross-disciplinary publication with a multi-theoretical scope, the journal supports innovation and the highest standards of care in mental health practice. Coverage areas include population-based practice issues, procedure or technique-based practice issues, diagnosis-based practice issues, and service delivery models.

Practice Innovations is actively soliciting manuscripts relevant to practitioner needs and interests. Manuscripts may include traditional research, but we will also welcome reviews, innovative service models, and other alternative presentations.  They key focal point for successful manuscripts relates to promoting best practices and innovations in clinical, ethical and risk-management, or business of practice areas. Successful manuscripts will be high quality thoughtful contributions that can assist mental health clinicians in active practice. All manuscripts will go through our peer review process

Find out more about submitting a manuscript here:
           http://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/pri/?tab=4

If you have questions or need more information, please feel free to contact:

Jeff Zimmerman, Ph.D., ABPP, Editor
drz@jzphd.com
914-595-4040

Dr. Jared SkillingsProgram
Chair
Jared Skillings, PhD
Jared.Skillings@spectrumhealth.org

 

Dr. Terrence KollerPublications and Communications
Chair
Terrence Koller, Ph.D.
tjkoller@gmail.com

 

About the Publications and Communications (P&C) Committee for APA Division 42

The Publications and Communications Committee (P&C) oversees the publications of the Division and all other media sponsored by and identified with the Division.

The P&C Committee is made up of six subcommittees:

  • Social Media Committee (Lindsey Buckman: buckmanconsulting@gmail.com) – Maintains Division 42 accounts at Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. Committee members post information on Division 42 activities and events.
  • Listserv Committee (Shannon Nicoloff: Shannonpsyd123@yahoo.com) – oversees the listserv and monitors the list for appropriate behavior, to ensure civil exchange among colleagues. Committee member have their fingers on the pulse of what is important to independent practitioners and can provide feedback to the Division 42 leadership about members’ needs.
  • Independent Practitioner Newsletter Committee (Editor: Andrea Kozak Miller: andreakozak@comcast.net) – updates members on the activities of the Division, and publishes articles written by members. This committee is a great match for those who are interested in curating and editing content relevant to independent practice.
  • Website Committee (Chair: Greg Turnbull: Dr.turnbull@gmail.com) – manages the website to ensure that the content is accessible and up to date. Committee members monitor content for accuracy and continually work to keep content fresh and engaging. They also work with other media committee members to help increase hits to the site.
  • Practice Innovations Journal (Editor: Jeffrey Zimmerman: drz@jzphd.com)– our newest media outlet. This committee oversees the solicitation, review and publication of articles. The Journal is currently soliciting for editors for 5 special sections:
    • Clinician’s Corner
    • Multicultural issues
    • Professional Development
    • Pediatrics
    • PTSD
  • Marketing and Public Education Committee (Chair: Linda Campbell: lcampbel@arches.uga.edu) – currently working on a survey of mid-career psychologists. Division 42 members who are interested in marketing and public education can make significant contributions to this committee.

New committee members are welcome for all the above.
For more information, contact committee chairs as listed.

Student/Early Career Psychologist
Chair (2018-2020)
Amy Van Arsdale, PhD
amyvaphd@gmail.com

 

Sam Marzouk, MA Student Chair (2016-2018)
Sam Marzouk, MA
sam-marzouk@utulsa.edu

 

About the Student/Early Career Psychologists (S/ECP) Committee for APA Division 42

Amy Van Arsdale, Ph.D. ECP Chair
Sam Marzouk, M.A. (Student Chair)

Mission Statement and Goals

The Student/Early Career Psychologist Committee is dedicated to continually enhance the overall division 42 membership experience for students and early career psychologists through the provision of networking events, resources, and learning opportunities germane to the psychologist in independent practice.  We strive to make sure all members of the division (primarily students and ECPs) have access to everything they need to flourish as an independent psychologist.

Current Projects

We provide regular learning opportunities for members via webinars.  For example, professional web developer Rick Weiss presented a webinar covering the ins and outs of designing a website for one’s practice. Other webinars organized by our committee include Book Publishing While in Private Practice (by Dr. Gerry Koocher) and Expanding your Practice (by Dr. Mary Alvord).  Additionally, our committee is in the process of putting together a document with a comprehensive list of resources (e.g., books, websites, etc.) relevant to independent practice.

How to Get Involved

We are always looking for new and fun members excited about our mission!  Please contact either Sam Marzouk (sam-marzouk@utulsa.edu) or Amy Van Arsdale (amyvaphd@gmail.com) for more information.

Dr. Lauren BehrmanTF Division Archive
Chair
Lauren Behrman, PhD

 

Dr. Elaine DucharmeMember Engagement Workgroup
Chair
Elaine Ducharme, PhD
elaine.ducharme@yahoo.com

Dr. TurnbullWebsite
Chair
J. Gregory Turnbull, PsyD, JD
greg@gregturnbull.com
gregturnbull.com

About the Website Committee for APA Division 42

The website operates as a public-facing invitation to Division 42, and as a members-only resource and institutional memory/archive for the Division. Editors manage the Div42 website to ensure that the content is accurate, accessible and up to date, working in close collaboration with other P&C committee members to keep content fresh and engaging, and to help increase the utility and popularity of the website’s offerings to members and to the general public.

Please contact Greg Turnbull (greg@gregturnbull.com) for more information, to offer suggestions or critiques, and to volunteer content and/or editorial assistance.