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Did You Know: December 2013

Fact: The gloom caused by the winter months in much of the country is biologically felt to some degree by an estimated one in four …

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President’s Message: December 2013

Task, Task, Task Force!
By: Kathleen Ashton, PhD, OPA President
The following is the Merriam-Webster definition of “task force.”
noun
: a group of people who deal with …

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Broad View: December 2013


By: Michael Ranney, MPA, OPA Executive Director
You keep asking us for more information about the DSM-5 and for programs on the ICD-10. And more …

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Five Ohio Organizations Named Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award Winners

Certified Angus Beef, Incept, IOS Consultants, MediaSource and Portfolio Creative Named 2013 recipients
In today’s nonstop work environment, workplace pressures continue to mount. Productivity demands, information …

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Call for Articles: 2014 Ohio Psychologist

Deadline Extended to April 14
The OPA Communication and Technology Committee is calling for manuscripts to review for the 2014 Ohio Psychologist. The Ohio Psychologist is …

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Advocacy Alert: November 2013


Medicaid Expansion Update
By: Bobbie Celeste, PhD, OPA Director of Professional Affairs
Ohioans who are living at an income of 138 percent of the poverty level …

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Broad View: November 2013

By: Michael Ranney, MPA, OPA Executive Director
Well, it was bound to happen. Denise Brenner has submitted her resignation. Her last day was November 1. …

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Member Benefit of the Month: November 2013

Member-Driven Programming
By: Joan Bowman, Director of Membership and Education
Member needs determine the direction of our continuing education programming. Requests from members resulted in Dr. …

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President’s Message: November 2013

Do you know what OPA’s Strategic Plan is?
By: Kathleen Ashton, PhD, OPA President
It shouldn’t be a mystery! Many members are unaware that OPA implemented …

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Did You Know: November 2013

Did you know that November is National Hospice Palliative Care Month?
By: Lorena Vernaz Asadi
Hospice care is a model of quality palliative care that focuses on …

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