A publication of the Office of International Affairs
October 2011 |Vol. 22, No. 3 Download Issue (PDF, 2.5MB)
OCTOBER 2011 FEATURED ARTICLES
Introducing APA Divisions: The Society for the Study of Peace, Conflict & Violence - Peace Psychology's International FocusBy Julie Meranze Levitt, PhD
Dr. Julie Meranze Levitt discusses the history and international component of Peace Psychology, as well as the work of Division 48 award recipients Cristina Montiel and Diane Bretherton.
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE...
- Twelve Critical Issues for Mental Health Professionals Working with Ethno-Culturally Diverse Populations
Dr. Anthony Marsella outlines some of the issues and dimensions that psychologists must consider when encountering ethno-cultural diversity.
By Anthony J. Marsella, PhD
- Book review: Situating Ourselves Linguistically and Culturally in Psychological Reality
Advances in Culture and Psychology (Vol. 1), edited by Michele Gelfand, Chi-yue Chiu and Ying-yi Hong, discusses a growing interdisciplinary intersection in psychology that deals with the study of human culture and cross-cultural relations.
- APA Signs Memorandum of Understanding with la Sociedad Mexicana de Psicología
APA President Melba Vasquez and SMP President Joaquín Caso Niebla signed the MOU during the 2011 APA Convention.
- APA Convention Recap: 2011 International Activities
The Annual Convention in Washington, D.C. featured a multitude of international presentations and social events, while hosting delegations from psychology associations in Mexico and Norway.
- Newsletter announcements
SENIOR DIRECTOR'S COLUMN
PSYCHOLOGY IN ACTION
- APA Behavioral and Social Science Volunteer Program Reaches Out to Community Organizations in the U.S. Virgin Islands
The BSSV Program assists HIV prevention efforts by helping communities adapt, implement, and evaluate prevention strategies and behavioral interventions.
By Edna Davis-Brown, MPH
APA AT THE UN
- Student Intern Experiences on the APA United Nations NGO Team
In this column, Dr. Juneau Gary and Dr. Neal Rubin discuss the group of master's- and doctoral-level psychology interns that assist APA's team at the UN and include personal accounts from the 2010-2011 interns.
By Juneau Gary, PsyD, and Neal S. Rubin, PhD, ABPP
- Getting Practical: An APA Intern's Experience at the United Nations
By Brian Davis
- My "Sustainable Development" as an APA UN Intern
By Joseph Hamer
- APA at the UN: Where Interns Feel Treasured
By Samuel Ouma, MA