The Society for the Psychological Study of Masculinity and Men, Division 51, American Psychological Association
volume 10
number 3
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  Mid-winter meeting and APA Expert Summit on Immigration

Division 51 will be having our annual men's retreat and Division Board meeting as a part of the APA Conference on Immigration in San Antonio this year.

The Board meeting is Friday evening, Feb 3.

The Annual Midwinter Retreat for Men of Division 51 will be on Sat, Feb 4. at the St. Anthony Hotel in San Antonio, Texas. This is a long-standing and very rewarding experience for Div. 51 members. The experience traditionally begins with a continental breakfast at 8 AM and continues to 5 PM with a lunch break. The focus is on sharing the challenges and rewards of being the unique men that we are through a facilitated group experience.

American Psychological Association Expert Summit on Immigration

Through his "focus on family" platform, APA President-Elect Dr. Gerry Koocher plans to spotlight three areas that span all of psychology's constituencies, one of which is: Diversity in Psychology: "Our society is becoming diverse in ways that couldn't have been imagined 20 years ago," says Koocher, noting that not only are minority populations growing, but so are transracial marriages and international adoptions. "Psychology has the potential to help to move America in greater acceptance of multiculturalism."

Date: February 2, 2006 (Division Executive Committee meetings to follow Conference, February 3-5)

Location: St. Anthony- A Wyndham Historic Hotel, 300 East Travis, San Antonio, Texas, 78202 (210) 227-4392.


Complete schedule forthcoming and a call for Conference Poster presentations is forthcoming through participating Divisions (Div 12 Section VI, Divisions 12, 16, 17, 29, 35, 37, 39, 42, 43, 45, 48, 51, 52, 53, 54)
Confirmed Plenary Speakers (others to come):

Dr. Mary Pipher: clinical psychologist and an adjunct clinical professor at the University of Nebraska; New York Times bestselling author of Reviving Ophelia and In the Middle of Everywhere in which she “unites refugees, people who
have fled some of the most repressive regimes in the world, with all of us...”

Dr. Donald J. Hernandez: Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University at Albany (SUNY); had overall responsibility for the National Research Council report titled From Generation to Generation: The Health and Well-Being of Children in Immigrant Families and Children of Immigrants: Health, Adjustment, and Public Assistance

Dr. Carola Suarez-Orozco: is the Co-Directors of Immigration Studies at NYU and co-author of Children of Immigration and Transformations: Migration, Family Life, and Achievement Motivation Among Latino Adolescents. She is also
the co-editor of the award-winning six volume series entitled Interdisciplinary Perspectives on The New Immigration.


American Orthopsychiatric Association; SRCD (Society for Research on Child Development); CEMRRAT-2 (Commission on Ethnic Minority Recruitment, Retention and Training), Division 45- Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Studies Issues, Division 35 - Society for the Psychology of Women, Texas Psychological Association

Summit Co-Chairs

Toy Caldwell-Colbert, PhD – President of Division 45 and Cynthia de las Fuentes, PhD - President of Division 35

Continuing Education

Society of Counseling Psychology (Division 17) is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. Society of Counseling Psychology (Division 17) maintains responsibility for the program.

At the St. Anthony - A Wyndham Historic Hotel, you'll experience a world of luxury and grace once available only to a lucky few. Built in 1909, a perennial 4 diamond winner for excellence 14 years in a row. One visit and you'll understand why. The hotel is just a stroll away from world-famous attractions like the Riverwalk, the Alamo, and Hemisfair Plaza. And don't miss the Witte Museum, McNay Art Museum and the San Antonio Zoo. Just 8 miles from San Antonio International Airport

Conference and Hotel Registration is available at:

  Edited by: Christopher Kilmartin, Ph.D.