John McQuaid Takes AVAPL Helm

John McQuaid dons the iconic AVAPL sweatshirt.

Dr. John McQuaid became President of AVAPL at the annual Business Meeting at the APA Convention in August 2014. Continuing the rite of passage, Dr. McQuaid donned the "Chief of Chiefs, Leader of Leaders" sweatshirt, signed by most of the previous Presidents of AVAPL.

President-Elect and Secretary Take Office!

Tom Kirchberg Ph.D.
Dr. Tom Kirchberg
Monica Cortez-Garland, Ph.D.
Dr. Monica Cortez-Garland

Congratulations to Tom Kirchberg and Monica Cortez-Garland, the newly elected President-Elect and Secretary, respectively. Drs. Kirchberg and Cortez-Garland were installed in office at the AVAPL Business Meeting at the APA Convention.


17th Annual VA Psychology Leadership Conference

VA Psychology:  Serving Veterans Through Interprofessional Care and Expanding Partnerships

Congratulations to Dr. Sam Wan and the Planning Committee on another successful conference!

Click here to access the slides from the conference.


VA Psychology Photo History Project

Cover of VA Psychology Photo History Project Retired Psychology Leader Dr. Rodney Baker (San  Antonio) has compiled a collection of scanned photos of VACO and VA Psychology Chief/Leaders from 1946 to 2005 and has made this compilation available to the public. Click here to view and download the VA Psychology Photo History document.

APA's Family Caregiver Briefcase

The American Psychological Associationís Family Caregiver Briefcase is now available. This is an online resource for those who work with family caregivers and can help professionals recognize, anticipate, and reduce the stresses on family caregivers across the life span. It provides guidance on how to assist caregivers through individual and organizational practice, research, teaching, and community service. Segments of the briefcase are also useful for family caregivers. To learn more about the Family Caregiver Briefcase, click here to view an information sheet, or visit the website at APA.


Welcome to the Association of VA Psychologist Leaders' spot on the web! This web site is devoted to the interests of psychologists working in the Department of Veterans Affairs. We want to make this site useful for you, so please let us know what you'd like us to include. Just click on the Contact Us! button to the left, and send us some mail!

 

Disclaimer: This website is not sponsored by, endorsed by, or officially affiliated with the Department of Veterans Affairs. The contents of this website are the sole responsibility of AVAPL.

VA Psychology Leadership Directory


VA Psychology Leadership Directory

Minutes

AVAPL Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, July 2014

AVAPL Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, May 2014

AVAPL Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, April 2014

AVAPL Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, March 2014

AVAPL Executive Committee Mid-Winter Meeting Minutes, February 2014

AVAPL Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, February 2014

AVAPL Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, January 2014

AVAPL Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, Decmber 2013

AVAPL Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, September 2013

AVAPL Annual Meeting Minutes, August 2013

AVAPL Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, August 2013

AVAPL Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, July 2013

AVAPL Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, June 2013

AVAPL Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, May 2013

AVAPL Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, April 2013

AVAPL Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, March 2013

AVAPL Executive Committee Mid-Winter Meeting Minutes, 2013

AVAPL Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, October 2012

AVAPL Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, September 2012

AVAPL Annual Meeting Minutes, August 2012

AVAPL Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, July 2012

AVAPL Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, June 2012

Mid-Winter Meeting Minutes, March 2012

Mid-Winter Meeting Minutes, March 2011

Board of Educational Affairs Meeting Summary, October 2010

News from the AVAPL Business Meeting at the 2010 APA Convention

Psychology Conference Call Minutes, June 2011

Psychology Conference Call Minutes, January 2011

Psychology Conference Call Minutes, October 2010

Psychology Conference Call Minutes, September 2010

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