PracticeWise President Bruce F. Chorpita, Ph.D. Begins Term as the 2019 President of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT)

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Will focus on staying true to the Mission of ABCT to enhance health and well-being by advancing the scientific understanding, assessment, prevention, and treatment of human problems through the global application of behavioral, cognitive, and biological evidence-based principles.

PracticeWise, a behavioral health company that helps those who are in the business of helping others lead better lives, announced the prior election and recent installation at the 2018 ABCT Annual Convention of Bruce F. Chorpita, PracticeWise Board Member, President, and Co-founder, as the 2019 ABCT President.

Focusing on the Mission

Dr. Bruce Chorpita said, “I am both honored and excited to serve as the 2019 President of ABCT, and I look forward to a year of focusing on the association’s mission of improving health and well-being using the best ideas science has to offer." Dr. Chorpita has worked in multiple academic and government leadership positions related to children’s mental health and practice improvement. Bruce currently holds the position of Professor of Psychology at UCLA. He received his Ph.D. in psychology from the University at Albany, State University of New York. Dr. Chorpita is widely published in children's mental health services, and has held research and training grants from the National Institute of Mental Health, the Hawaii Departments of Education and Health, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the Annie E. Casey Foundation, and the William T. Grant Foundation.

Bryan J. Stewart, PracticeWise CEO stated, “As a company we are looking forward to fully supporting Bruce in his role as the 2019 ABCT President. We know first-hand and trust in his integrity, vision and leadership and believe that he will be able to drive enhanced inclusion, engagement, and collaboration among various behavioral health stakeholders that will further enhance the missions of both PracticeWise and ABCT."

PracticeWise helps those who are in the business of helping others lead better lives by prioritizing and delivering the best available evidence in order to enable behavioral health providers and the systems they work in to be as efficient and effective as possible.

About PracticeWise

Founded in 2004, PracticeWise helps those who are in the business of helping others lead better lives. PracticeWise prioritizes and delivers the best available evidence in order to enable behavioral health providers and the systems they work in to be as efficient and effective as possible. Working primarily in children’s mental health, PracticeWise supports individuals working with children and families to be more informed and more prepared, through established knowledge management strategies and resources. Find more information about how PracticeWise is serving and shaping the future of behavioral health at http://www.practicewise.com.

About ABCT

The Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies is a multidisciplinary organization committed to the enhancement of health and well-being by advancing the scientific understanding, assessment, prevention, and treatment of human problems through the global application of behavioral, cognitive, and biological evidence-based principles. Find more information about ABCT at http://www.abct.org.

For more information:
Bryan J. Stewart, Chief Executive Officer
321-428-3757
b.stewart@practicewise.com

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