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Letter from New MPA President

In my first week as MPA president, I’ve had a number of contacts about issues of concern to psychologists. 

Those include responding to the requirements of the Affordable Care Act, Medicare compliance plans, the Physician Quality Reporting System, changing practice models, legislation that affects us, and proposed continuing education rules.
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Mindfulness Practice as a mechanism that Can be Incorporated into Treatment of Trauma
Speaker:  Debra Smith, Psy.D.

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