November/December 2007

News from Division Officers

As promised, Committee on Early Career Psychologists continues to feature a division that has been committed and successful at engaging early career psychologists.

APAGS News

Leadership Opportunities in APAGS

Foundation News

Calls for Awards and Grants Nominations

From the Education Directorate

The APA Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools (TOPSS) has created a PowerPoint template to encourage APA Divisions to create PowerPoint demonstrations on each Division's content area. The template outlines the following topics: history, main topics and theories, current issues, careers, and resources.

From the Public Interest Directorate

Research and Training on Health Disparities Issues at Ethnic Minority Servicing Institutions

From the Science Directorate

Virginia Tech Psychologist Discusses Research on School Shooting on Capitol Hill

From the Practice Directorate

Two changes in the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) book for 2008 may help psychologists bill properly for the services they provide effective January 1. CPT 2008 incorporates clarifying language that describes when to use the codes for psychological and neuropsychological testing.