March/April 2006

APAGS News

APAGS is now accepting applications for its 2006 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

APF is seeking proposals for research-based programs on violence prevention and intervention. Applicants may request up to $20,000.

Divisions News

The APA Council of Representatives discussed and voted on the proposals for the establishment of two new divisions, Trauma Psychology and the Society of Human-Animal Studies.

From the Education Directorate

BEA Announces New Award for Contributions in Education & Training

From the Practice Directorate

The Committee on Professional Practice and Standards (COPPS), a committee of the Board of Professional Affairs, is in the process of reviewing and revising the Guidelines for Child Custody Evaluations in Divorce Proceedings.

From the Public Interest Directorate

Topics for Consideration for Research and Program/Curriculum Development

From the Science Directorate

Bush Administration's Proposed Budget May Well Leave Some Scientists Behind