November/December 2001

Division News

CODAPAR’s 2002 Division Leadership Conference sessions will address frequently asked questions and concerns raised about the new convention format as well as CODAPAR’s ongoing Interdivisional Grant Program.

From the Education Directorate

Forensic Psychology and Psychopharmacology have been approved as professional specialities by the APA Council of Representatives.

Foundation News

APA awards will be given for investigative science, pediatric psychology, and research into adolescent accidents, abuse, violence, and suicide.

From the International Affairs Office

APA Directory of International Affiliates is published. Travel Award supports research into human reproductive behavior or population concerns. Diverse scientific events and projects supported by annual fund.

From the Practice Directorate

The APA Practice Directorate is working with psychologists throughout the country to provide much needed assistance in the aftermath of the September 11 terrorist attacks.

From the Public Interest Directorate

The Committee on Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Concerns (CLGBC) of the American Psychological Association presents Outstanding Achievement Awards to recognize psychologists for significant contributions to the mission of CLGBC. The contributions may be of a scientific, professional, educational, leadership, or political nature.

From the Science Directorate

The National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) have funding programs to address specialized research proposals for investigating issues in the wake of the terrorist attacks on September 11.