January/February 2002

Division News

Frequently requested materials added to the APA website. SIOP adds online assistance for teachers to find custom-made material for integrating industrial-organizational psychology into their curricula.

From the Education Directorate

The inaugural Education Leadership Conference (ELC), held on October 28-30 2001, was a success in facilitating a rethinking process concerning education in psychology and psychology in education.

Foundation News

The American Psychological Foundation announces a new $20,000 award for exceptional research and mentoring accomplishments in the area of serious mental illness.

From the Practice Directorate

APA members are encouraged to access and use the following online materials to help patients, clients and others in dealing with the psychological consequences of terrorism.

From the Public Interest Directorate

The Committee on Lesbian, Gay, & Bisexual Concerns (CLGBC) seeks nominations for two positions beginning January 1, 2003. The Committee welcomes nominations of ethnic minority psychologists and other psychologists who are members of under-represented groups.

From the Science Directorate

The Decade of Behavior initiative is an ideal vehicle to demonstrate how behavioral and social science findings can help save lives and enable us to understand, prevent, or prepare for a wide range of disasters.