September/October 2008

Division news

The primary purpose of the APA Archives is to collect, maintain, and preserve the records and information of permanent historical value of the Association and its affiliates. The APA Archives works to document the development of the field of psychology in America.

Foundation News

Calls for Awards and Grants Nominations

From the Education Directorate

The Education Directorate recognizes the importance of advocacy and has made advocacy a key component of the ELC.

From the Public Interest Directorate

The Task Force on Resilience and Strength in Black Children and Adolescents encourages a paradigm shift from an emphasis on risk to exploring the complex interactive process of resilience in African American youth.

From the Science Directorate

The Science Directorate has put together two booklets: Prolonging Vitality and Global Climate Change.

From the Practice Directorate

The APA Practice Organization strongly supported the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 (H.R. 6331), which became law on July 15, as Congress overrode a presidential veto.