Psychology International

A publication of the Office of International Affairs
September 2007 |Vol. 18, No. 4 PDF iconDownload Issue (PDF, 793KB)

SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2007 FEATURED ARTICLES

New Guidelines Announced on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings

The new guidelines include humanitarian agencies and other social support systems along with mental health workers as active participants in promoting mental health. Treating survivors with dignity and enabling them to participate in and organize emergency support is one of the main objectives, as well as supporting local contributions to mental health and psychosocial support.

APA Representatives Participate in First Annual Psychology Day at the United Nations

By Florence L. Denmark

The objective of Psychology Day at the United Nations includes providing an opportunity for UN Ambassadors, staff, and other NGO representatives to be aware of the presence of psychologists at the UN as well as to know what psychology has to offer to the United Nations.

Senior Director's Column: International Engagement - for Psychology and for Development

By Merry Bullock, PhD

An important professional activity outside the usual “job description” is service to the discipline through a variety of activities that support its development.

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