aappn-psychiatric-nurses-assocation010
Association of Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses
Advancing your practice, your career, and our community.

Behavorial Health

Legislative Update: March 2018

The legislature passed its final 2018 supplemental operating budget and adjourned sine die on Thursday, March 8. Throughout the session, AAPPN and its lobbyists worked with several mental health care organizations, including:

Legislative Update: February 2018

Volk Decision

As you no doubt know, Senate Bill 5800, Duty to Warn, did not move out of the Judiciary Committee. Our lobbyists, Melissa Johnson and Jennifer Muhm, along with the lobbyists for the clinical social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, and… Continue reading

Legislative Update: January 2018

Volk Decision

Where the Volk bill is: The bill is in the House Judicial Committee, which is chaired by Rep. Jinkins. Rep. Jinkins—and the Democratic Party in general—opposes legislative action which would overrule court decisions. Thus, any bill to reverse… Continue reading