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APA adopts new practice guidelines: Parenting Coordination, Psychological Evaluations in Child Protection, and Health Care Delivery Systems Practice.  The Board of Professional Affairs and Committee on Professional Practice and Standards were involved in the process of developing each guideline.  The APA Practice Directorate has promoted the development of parenting coordination as an emerging area of practice since 2004 and worked closely with the APA task force to develop guidelines.

Radio tour on APA healthy workplace survey reaches more than 14 million listeners
David Ballard, PsyD, MBA, assistant executive director of marketing and business development, answered questions about APA’s recent workplace survey and the benefits of creating a Psychologically Healthy Workplace and the 2011 Psychologically Healthy Workplace Awards.

Psychology leaders gather for 28th State Leadership Conference
Nearly 500 leaders participated in workshops, symposiums and networking opportunities before meeting with their members of Congress.

Psychology’s response to military’s mental health needs
Psychologists donate thousands of hours to support active duty military members, veterans and their families.

Psychologists reach out to state legislatures
Mind/Body Health fairs in Georgia, Florida and Texas educate lawmakers about the connection between psychological and physical health.