Knoxville Area Psychological Association


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The Knoxville Area Psychological Association (KAPA) is a regional affiliate of the Tennessee Psychological Association. As an organization, our mission is to advance psychology as a profession and a science, to promote the mental health of our community, and to further the education of its members by offering continuing education.

Member Benefits

  Stay up to date with scientific advancements of psychology through web articles and continuing education presentations.

  Partner with your peers in our active community to coordinate patient care and about research and professional opportunities.

  Enjoy discounts to attend the 25th Fall Psychiatric Symposium of the Mental Health Association of East Tennessee.

  When available, meals for KAPA Continuing Education presentations are offered at no additional charge.

  Come see friends and connect!

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Upcoming Continuing Education Presentations:

VIRTUAL CE EVENT: TUESDAYJUNE 29

Cultural Considerations for Working with Jewish Clients

Eliyahu P. Reich, PhD

Memphis VA Medical Center


VIRTUAL CE EVENT: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

Borderline Personality Disorder: A Conceptual Framework and Implications for Treatment

Monica Johnson, PsyD

Kind Mind Psychology (New York, New York)




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This program is presented at the post-doctoral introductory level. The program's content is designed for psychologists who may have little or no background in the content area but who can become acquainted with the theoretical underpinnings, principles, methods, and perspectives of the content area.



From the Tennessee

HEALTH RELATED BOARDS: 

"Limited" State of Emergency related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic extended to May 31, 2021 


Dear Health Care Practitioner: 
 
On April 28, the Governor issued Executive Order No. 80 to extend a "Limited" State of Emergency related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic to May 31, 2021. 
 
The order allows the continued suspension of various laws and regulations and other measures to facilitate the treatment and containment of COVID-19. Of note references to delegating to local authorities regarding face coverings and all references to the Tennessee Pledge were removed from the language included in previous orders. 
EO 80 and previous Executive Orders can be found here.


The Tennessee Department of Health, Office of the Commissioner Policy No. 21-1, which continues the suspension of auditing of the in-person component of continuing education requirements is also extended through December 31, 2021.

Sincerely,
Health Related Boards

Mental health professionals are the ones taking care of us: Who’s taking care of them?

USA TODAY spoke with half a dozen mental health workers who told us the pandemic has been the most challenging year of their professional lives.

Alia E. Dastagir, USA TODAY

https://www.usatoday.com/in-depth/life/health-wellness/2021/02/11/covid-pandemic-mental-health-professionals-struggling-burnout/4134511001/