Welcome to the official web site of the Association of Practicing Psychologists: Montgomery - Prince George's Counties (APP).
PURPOSE: The purpose of APP is to advance the practice of psychology, to be a resource to the community, and to promote human welfare.
MEMBERS: APP members are practicing psychologists who are licensed in Maryland and who reside or practice in Montgomery and/or Prince George's Counties. Affiliate status is available to psychologists who do not meet all the criteria for full membership.
CONTINUING EDUCATION: APP takes pride in offering its members, affiliates and other mental health professionals high quality continuing education programs at a reasonable cost - members can pay just $35 for CE workshops.
The American Psychological Association (APA) has awarded approval for continuing education programs offered by the APP. APP continuing education programs meet the requirements for continued licensure established by the Maryland Board of Examiners of Psychologists. The 2014-2015 workshop schedule is:
October 19, 2014: “Accepting and Terminating Clients: Documentation and Planning"
Presented by Richard Bloch, J.D.
*Meets Law, Ethics and Managing Risk CE Requirement*
November 16, 2014: "Teaching Parents to Raise the Kid They Love with the Ex They Hate”
Presented by Edward Farber, Ph.D.
February 15, 2015: "Evaluations for High-Stakes Test Accommodations Requests: Legal, Ethical, and Practical Considerations"
Presented by Donna Morere, Ph.D.
March 15, 2015: “An Introduction to LGBTQ Affirmative Clinical Practice”
Presented by Julie Eastin, Ph.D.
*Meets Cultural Diversity CE Requirement*
April 19, 2015: “Psychopharmacology and Therapy”
Presented by Sushma Jani, M.D.
May 17, 2015: “The Neurobiology of Aggression: The State of the Science and Application to Clinical Contexts”
Presented by Stuart White, Ph.D.
ISSUES ADVOCACY: APP tracks legislative issues and governmental affairs bearing on Montgomery County and Prince George's Counties and informs its members when serious concerns arise. APP works with the Maryland Psychological Association regarding state-level issues.
If you are a psychologist or other mental health professional, and would like information on how to join APP click on the "Join/Renew APP" tab above, or to attend one of our upcoming events click on "Continuing Education." For the latest news and announcements, be sure to "like" the Association of Practicing Psychologists on Facebook.