November/December 2008

Division News

The IRS has recently made significant changes to the tax reporting required of non-profit organizations, and APA Divisions are now required to certify compliance with certain good governance policies as part of their group tax return.

APAGS News

Apply for APAGS grant and awards.

Foundation News

Calls for Awards and Grants Nominations

From the Education Directorate

The Society for the Teaching of Psychology’s (STP) LIVE online e-Workshop will focus on teaching the millennial student.

From the Public Interest Directorate

The ABA/APA Assessment of Capacity in Older Adults Working Group’s third handbook, Assessment of Older Adults with Diminished Capacity: A Handbook for Psychologists is now available.

From the Science Directorate

A committee of researchers and experts in educational and psychological testing has been appointed to revise the Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing (the Standards) - long considered to be the definitive source for information concerning sound test development and use.

From the Practice Directorate

Full Mental Health Parity legislation requires that group health plans of 50 or more employees equally cover mental and physical health benefits.