Some welcome changes in how the VA hires psychologists
APA loses a bit of influence over VA hiring
It looks like some long-anticipated potential changes are finally being instituted at the Department of Veterans Affairs. For example, some psychologists who didn’t have APA-accredited internships can now work at the VA. The VA can now hire some psychologists who didn’t have APA-accredited internships if they’ve obtained ABPP. This isn’t a solution for everyone but it is a start. Check out the VA Handbook 5005/87by going here; it is a PDF: http://www1.va.gov/vapubs/viewPublication.asp?Pub_ID=840&FType=2
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