President's Message

Gitendra Uswatte, PhDDivision president Gitendra Uswatte, PhD, invites you to spend Feb. 26-Mar. 1 with Div. 22 members in sunny San Diego at the annual conference. The overarching theme of Rehabilitation Psychology 2015 is innovation. A peek behind the scenes reveals that not only the content but also the process this year breaks precedent.

Membership Benefits

  • A subscription to Rehabilitation Psychology, the official journal of Division 22 that's published quarterly.

  • Eligibility for participation in the Division 22 email list, RehabPsych.

  • The opportunity to become an active member, serve on any of our committees, or become involved in the Sections on Pediatric Rehabilitation Psychology, Women's Issues in Rehabilitation Psychology and Rehabilitation in the Military, or one of the special interest groups.

  • Discounted registration to annual Rehabilitation Psychology conference.

Website Updates

To submit new content and updates for the Div. 22 website, please fill out a Website Update Request Form and submit it to Kimberley Monden, PhD. Members will need to log in using their myAPA credentials to access the form.

Member Highlights

Rhonda Williams, PhD, ABPPCongratulations to Rhonda Williams, PhD, ABPP, Div. 22’s third recognized Rockstar. Williams specializes in the areas of polytrauma/traumatic brain injury (TBI), adjustment to disability, self-management, pain interventions and protective factors following disability. Williams was the principal investigator of several funded research projects that centered on developing peer mentorship interventions for veterans of Operation Iraqi Freedom/Operation Enduring Freedom who sustained polytrauma and/or blast-related injuries, as well as their family members.

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Commentary on Stiers and colleagues’ guidelines for competency development and measurement in rehabilitation psychology postdoctoral training.

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Defining the treatment targets and active ingredients of rehabilitation: Implications for rehabilitation psychology.

Purpose: Rehabilitation is a complex field incorporating many disciplines, settings, interventions, and populations, with patient goals ranging from i...

Comments on defining the targets, mechanisms, and active ingredients of rehabilitation.

Hart and Ehde (2015) provide a cogent framework for conceptualizing rehabilitation psychology interventions, within a broader classification of rehabi...

Key dimensions of impairment, self-report, and environmental supports in persons with traumatic brain injury.

Purpose/Objectives: To determine key dimensions relevant to recovery in the postacute period for persons with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and to dete...