November/December 2004

Division News

The APA Research Office has just announced the results from the directory surveys on the make-up of divisions. The Division Profiles cover demographics, educational characteristics, current major fields and membership characteristics.


APAGS is offering to conduct focus groups and its popular internship workshop--also conducted at the APA annual convention--on campuses and at conferences nationwide.

From the American Psychological Foundation

The American Psychological Foundation (APF) requests proposals for the 2005 Wayne F. Placek Research Large Research Grants and Small Research Grants and the Randy Gerson Memorial Grant.

From the Education Directorate

The Board of Educational Affairs is requesting nominations for the Distinguished Contributions to Education and Training in Psychology and the Distinguished Contributions of Applications of Psychology to Education and Training awards.

From the Public Interest Directorate

The APA Public Interest Directorate's Executive Office was allocated $100,000 to be used in support of the Association-wide implementation of the CEMRRAT Five-Year Plan.

From the Practice Directorate

An innovative awards program sponsored by the APA Practice Directorate rewards companies that take creative and effective approaches to investing in and safeguarding the health and well-being of their employees.

From the Science Directorate

NIMH's organizational structure is being re-focused to facilitate and accelerate translational and interdisciplinary science, to more clearly identify brain-behavior pathophysiology, and to translate this knowledge into developing more effective interventions that target symptoms and functioning.