January/February 2008

Division News

APA Seeks Nominations for 2009 Awards

APAGS News

Develop leadership skills, represent student colleagues and advocate nationally for psychology by serving in an elected position on the American Psychological Association of Graduate Students (APAGS) Committee.

Foundation News

Awards and Grants Applications Being Accepted

From the Education Directorate

The Coalition for Psychology in Schools and Education convened to initiate and advance several projects that promote its mission of advancing the quality of PK-12 education through the application of psychological science.

From the Public Interest Directorate

The APA Science Directorate is launching a new Advanced Training Institute (ATI) focused on Research Methods with Diverse Racial and Ethnic Groups.

From the Science Directorate

The Science Government Relations staff, working in conjunction with the Addiction, Treatment and Recovery (ATR) Caucus in the House of Representatives, held the first educational briefing sponsored by the Friends of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) coalition.

From the Practice Directorate

Medicare’s voluntary quality reporting program, known as the Physician Quality Reporting Initiative (PQRI), has been expanded for 2008. Newly added measures give psychologists who wish to participate in the PQRI greater opportunity to earn bonus payments from Medicare.