Update on 52

International Programming and Division 52 Meeting to be Held at the Western Psychological Association Convention in April 2009 in Portland, Oregon

A variety of sessions on International Psychology will be held throughout the convention.

By Lynn H. Collins, PhD

This year the Mid-winter meeting of the International Psychology Division of APA (Div. 52) will take place at the 2009 Western Psychological Association Convention, April 23-26, 2009 at the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront. Additional information about the Convention and Division 52 meeting can be found at the website.

A variety of sessions on International Psychology will be held throughout the convention, but especially on Saturday. There will be sessions on curriculum development, pedagogy, research, and clinical practice related to International Psychology. There will also be sessions on how to get yourself and your students more involved in international psychology, conducting research in other countries, internationalizing the curriculum, developments in international psychology education & credentialing, incorporating internationalism and diversity training in higher education, as well as more social clinical topics such as terror, trafficking, human rights, and working across borders.

The Division 52 Board meeting will take place on Sunday, April 26th 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, in the Meadowlark Douglas Fir Room. Everyone interested in becoming more involved with the International Division is welcome to attend. The Division 52 membership application can be found on our website.Ψ