Health Psych Connections Spotlight: Integrated Behavioral Health Service at a Local Cancer Center

By Joshua C. Eyer, PhD The promise of integrated care is great, but how do you convince an established health system to start a new service and hire new behavioral health providers? Peggy Howland, PhD , faced just this challenge recently and turned to the Society’s Health Psych Connections (HPC) program to get some help. A clinical health psychologist working in private practice in Auburn, Alabama, … Continue reading Health Psych Connections Spotlight: Integrated Behavioral Health Service at a Local Cancer Center

2018 Awards presented by the Society for Health Psychology (Division 38)

Each year, the Society for Health Psychology (SfHP) recognizes members for outstanding contributions to the field by presenting awards in Research, Clinical Practice, Education & Training, Mentoring, and Career Service. Award categories were established to acknowledge and appreciate excellence in health psychology across the career span and throughout the field. Excellence in Health Psychology Research Award       Ken Resnicow, PhD, University of Michigan Excellence in … Continue reading 2018 Awards presented by the Society for Health Psychology (Division 38)

Award Nominations – Due March 31st

Each year, the Society for Health Psychology (SfHP) recognizes members for outstanding contributions to the field by presenting awards in Research, Clinical Practice, Education & Training, Mentoring, and Career Service.  Award categories were established to acknowledge and appreciate excellence in health psychology across the career span and throughout the field. This avenue of highlighting our contributions can be successful only if members actively engage in … Continue reading Award Nominations – Due March 31st

New Social Media Policy

Dear Listmembers: As mentioned by SfHP President Justin Nash in the most recent posting of “Update for 38,” the Society’s leadership has been thoughtfully engaged in improving the tone and manner of discourse within Society media (including listservs). He stated:  “To make sure that members continue to find the listserv to be a meaningful and informative experience, the Executive Council adopted APA’s Civility statement.”  We … Continue reading New Social Media Policy

Mentoring Spotlight

Editor’s note: The Mentoring Spotlight highlights the Society for Health Psychology’s Health Psych Connections program with experiences from mentor-mentee pairs and articles on effective mentoring. The Health Psych Connections program is open to all SfHP members at any career stage post-doctorate. For more information, visit https://societyforhealthpsychology.org/resources/connections/ .   Vanessa V. Volpe, PhD  Fall 2016 was a time of many transitions for me – from graduate … Continue reading Mentoring Spotlight