September/October 2003

Division News

Visit the Division Services website for the latest division membership statistics. We have recently added a link to the annual membership totals for each division, including the percentages for men and women.

Foundation News

The American Psychological Foundation (APF) is requesting applications for the Roy Scrivner Research Grants for research that is consistent with the goal of encouraging the study of lesbian, gay, and bisexual family (LGB) psychology and LGB family therapy.

From the Education Directorate

The American Psychological Foundation, in collaboration with the Council on Undergraduate Research, is offering support for a Summer Research Fellow in Psychology.

From the Public Interest Directorate

The American Psychological Association (APA) Ad Hoc Committee on End-of-Life Issues is interested in finding out what psychologists are doing in the areas of dying, suicide, bereavement, traumatic loss, and end-of-life issues.

From the Science Directorate

The APA Meritorious Research Service Commendation recognizes the important contributions psychologists make by identifying funding streams, developing new directions, and fostering research opportunities.

From the Practice Directorate

Reading, writing, arithmetic and ... resilience? Resilience, the fourth "r," is being added to the lesson plans in schools throughout the country this fall with the launch of APA’s “Resilience for Kids & Teens” campaign.