Psychiatry Tech presents Future Of Mental Health Dr. Arthur C. Evans, Jr – CEO at the American Psychological Association. (Re-Play)
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Dr. Evans, CEO and Executive Vice President of the American Psychological Association, shares how his organization is breaking down systemic institutional bias and discrimination. He is shifting mental health from being about “them” to being about “us.”
Listen today to find out why our host, Marjorie Morrison, calls Dr. Evans the Martin Luther King Jr. of our generation.
About Arthur C. Evans, Jr., PhD
Clinical and community psychologist and health care innovator, Arthur C. Evans Jr, PHD is CEO of the American Psychological Association (https://www.apa.org/about/apa/senior-staff/evans-bio_), the leading scientific/professional organization representing psychology in the United States. With more than 121,000 researchers, educators, clinicians, consultants, and students as members, APA promotes and disseminates psychological knowledge to benefit society and improve lives – a mission consistent with Evans’ life work.
Previously, Evans spent 12 years as commissioner of Philadelphia’s Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (https://dbhids.org/).
An unconventional leader, he employed science, research, community activism, spirituality, traditional clinical care, policy, and cross-system collaborations to change the status quo.
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