(PHOENIX – October 21, 2019) – Southwest Behavioral and Health Services (SB&H) is pleased to announce that Dr. Bob Bohanske, known as Dr. Bob, has been appointed as a fellow of the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB). Selected by the ASPPB Board of Directors, the designation acknowledges outstanding contributions to the organization and the regulation of psychology.
“We are thrilled for Dr. Bob to be recognized for his accomplishments in the field of psychology,” said Southwest Behavioral & Health Services CEO Steven Sheets. “This award only reinforces that Dr. Bob is a master of his craft and we are very fortunate to have him on our team.”
Established in 1990, ASPPB fellows are individuals who have given outstanding service to ASPPB and to the field of professional psychology regulation and licensing or certification.
“It’s an honor to be recognized for my commitment to psychology and bettering the community,” said Bohanske. “I’m eager to represent Arizona as the only current fellow from the state.”
Bohanske, along with the other awardees, was honored in an awards luncheon during the ASPPB’s annual Meeting of Delegates in Minneapolis.
About Southwest Behavioral & Health Services
Incorporated in 1974 as a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, Southwest Behavioral & Health Services provides services in the greater Phoenix metropolitan area, rural Maricopa County, Gila, Mohave, Coconino, and Yavapai counties. Our Mission: “We inspire people to feel better and reach their potential. Through helping people discover their strengths, we improve our communities.” SB&H offers an array of programs to meet the unique needs of the communities we serve. These include outpatient mental health treatment and psychiatric services including medication monitoring; assistance for persons with addictions; intensive inpatient care for persons in crisis; residential housing, in-home and supported housing services; prevention services, community outreach and school-based counseling; services throughout the lifespan for members with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD); and four opioid replacement clinics throughout the state that are working tirelessly to save lives and help alleviate the statewide crisis. More recently, integrated care and value based contracting have been initiated to offer a more flexible and culturally sensitive approach to clients served and resolve the historical challenges of fragmented care. For more information on SB&H, please visit www.sbhservices.org.
Founded in 1961, The Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB) is the alliance of state, provincial, and territorial agencies responsible for the licensure and certification of psychologists throughout the United States and Canada. ASPPB was formed to serve psychology boards in the two countries. Currently, the psychology boards of all fifty states of the United States, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Guam and all ten provinces of Canada are members of ASPPB. ASPPB continues to offer many services to its own board members, as well as to the community of psychologists as a whole.