GSN Public Policy Seminar

Event

GSN Public Policy Seminar

Event Date/Time: 
September 27, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: 
Building E, Room E-1020
Description: 
Dr. Randy Phelps is the Chief Executive Officer for Give an Hour, a national non-profit organization that has developed a national network of volunteer professionals providing free and confidential mental health care to active duty military, veterans, and their families. Dr. Phelps served on the Give an Hour Advisory Board for over a decade, was a formal consultant to the GAH Board of Directors in 2017, became GAH’s Vice President of Operations in 2018, and was appointed GAH’s Chief Executive Officer in 2019. He formerly worked at the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Health Care Financing, a component of the APA Center for Psychology and Health. In that role he led APA’s advocacy efforts for sustainable health care financing for both health systems and practitioners. He was formerly the APA Deputy Executive Director for Professional Practice, and as well as APA’s liaison to the US Department of Veterans Affairs for a decade and a half. Dr. Phelps received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Utah in 1981. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, Distinguished Member of the National Academies of Practice, Clinical Member of the American Family Therapy Academy, and recipient of APA’s Karl Heiser Award for advocacy. He has also received an APA Presidential Citation for his national contributions to professional psychology.