Question: What is your position on prescriptive authority for psychologists? Sandy's Brief Answer: I have been (since the initial DOD demonstration project), and continue to be, fully supportive of prescriptive authority as a specialty for psychologists with appropriate training and credentials. The evolution of treatment settings combined with the critical need, as exemplified by those in many rural settings, has long justified prescriptive authority psychology practice.
Question 1: What are your views regarding board certification in psychology? Board certification is an important aspect of psychology’s continued progress towards competency-based practice. ABPP Board Certification represents one of only two credentialing organizations recognized by APA. It is the only credentialing organization for psychology that is constituted as a broad umbrella organization comprised of many affiliated specialty boards. As such, Board Certification,