Discuss the following in 150+ words with intext citations and references.
Discussion 1 – Explore contemporary issues in clinical psychology.
Discussion 2 – Discuss the future of clinical psychology as a profession.
Discussion 3 – How do health care reform and managed care affect clinical psychology?
Discussion 4 – Below you will find the link to the APA response to the Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act: http://www.apa.org/news/press/statements/affordable-care-act.aspx
Discussion 5 – APA Health Care Priorities: Records Privacy and Security
Below you will find a link to one of the APA health care priorities, Records Privacy and Security: Priority: Include strong privacy and security records protection in the development of health information technology, with special attention to mental health records
Discussion 6 – APA Health Care Priorities: Psychological Research
Below you will find a link to one of the APA health care priorities, Psychological Research: Priority: Increase federal funding for basic and translational psychological and behavioral research and training to develop and evaluate empirically based treatments to improve health care
Discussion 7 – APA Health Care Priorities: Elimination of Health Care Disparities
Below you will find a link to one of the APA health care priorities, Elimination of Health Disparities:
Priority: Eliminate disparities in mental health status and mental health care through the use of psychological and behavioral research and services that are culturally and linguistically competent
Discussion 8 – APA Health Care Priorities: Prevention and Wellness
Below you will find the link to on of the APA health care priorities, Prevention and Wellness: Priority: Integrate mental and behavioral health care into primary care and other health-care services