March/April 2005

Divisions News

APA will feature candidate statements on its website. Those individuals running for Division Officers and Council Representatives, as well as State/Provincial/Territorial Association (SPTA) Council Representatives, will be given the opportunity to submit statements of up to 250 words which will be placed on the website.

APAGS News

APAGS is now accepting applications for its 2005 scholarships, grants and awards, which recognizes students and those who support them for excellence in several areas such as working with underserved populations or researching diversity.

Foundation News

The American Psychological Foundation and Division 40 (Clinical Neuropsychology) are accepting applications for the Henry Hécaen and Manfred Meier Neuropsychology scholarships.

From the Education Directorate

TOPSS is starting a Speakers Bureau of psychologists who are interested in visiting local high school psychology classrooms to speak with students about their careers and experiences in psychology.

From the Public Interest Directorate

The American Psychological Association’s (APA) HIV Office for Psychology Education (HOPE) seeks doctoral-level psychologists with HIV-related work and training experience.

From the Science Directorate

NIH announced its long anticipated policy designed to provide public access to the scientific data its grantees and intramural scientists produce.

From the Practice Directorate

The APA Practice Directorate conducted a “Resilience for Kids & Teens” forum designed to teach young students how to better handle stress and respond more positively to traumatic events.