10:15 a.m.–11:15 a.m.

Charge to the workshop speakers; background on the delivery of TRICARE mental health services


LT Richard Schobitz, Ph.D. (USPHS)

Deputy Director, Behavior Medicine Division, Office of the Chief Medical Officer, TRICARE Management Authority, Department of Defense


11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.

Results of the RAND report “Expanding Access to Mental Health Counselors”


Lisa S. Meredith, Ph.D.

Senior Behavioral Scientist, RAND Corporation; Research Scientist, Center for the Study of Healthcare Provider Behavior, VA Medical Center


Terri Tanielian, M.A.

Co-Director, RAND Center for Military Health Policy Research, Arroyo Center; Senior Social Research Analyst


1:15 p.m.–2:15 p.m.

State licensure laws and the mental health professions


David Hartley, Ph.D.

Research Professor, Institute for Health Policy and Director, Maine Rural Health Research Center, Muskie School of Public Service, University of Southern Maine


Session II—Remarks from interested organizations


2:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m.

Remarks from the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs


Carol L. Bobby, Ph.D., LPC, NCC

Executive Director



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