NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE EDUCATION DIRECTORATE

Graduate department block grant awards

The APA Board of Educational Affairs awards financial support to organizations or groups of psychologists planning conferences and workshops intended to enhance the quality of graduate and professional education and training

The APA Board of Educational Affairs (BEA) awards financial support to organizations or groups of psychologists planning conferences and workshops intended to enhance the quality of graduate and professional education and training. Topics of focus must pertain to innovations or new developments in graduate and postgraduate education, including internship training. Applicants for the awards are judged on the basis of the following criteria:

  • Goals and Objectives

  • Leadership

  • Participants

  • Impact

  • Budget

Recipients of the 2009 Graduate Education and Training Block Grant Awards
  • The Council of Chairs of Training Councils (CCTC) for their 2010 Joint Conference of Training Councils in Professional Psychology, which represents a unique opportunity for doctoral/postdoctoral/internship education and training organizations to meet and collaborate to help chart the future of psychology training. 

  • Division 38 (Health Psychology) for their Summit on Education and Training Standards for Practitioners (and Nonpractitioners) of Clinical Health Psychology.

For more information about this award, visit the APA Education Directorate website.