A publication of the Office of International Affairs
March 2013 | Vol. 24, No. 1
MARCH 2013 FEATURED ARTICLES
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE...
- APA International Learning Partner Program
Psychologists have the opportunity to participate in professional APA-sponsored visits to China or Cuba, organized by Academic Travel Abroad.
- Psychology Resources Around the World: Celebrate and contribute
Developed by the International Union of Psychological Science, this resource includes information on psychology institutions, history, regulations and resources in every country around the world.
- Division 52 happenings in 2013: Building bridges internationally
Mercedes McCormick outlines Division 52’s goals and activities for the upcoming year.
- World Health Organization: Global Clinical Practice Network (GCPN)
Professional psychologists are invited to register and participate in internet-based field testing through GCPN. The results will be used to improve the clinical utility and global applicability of the ICD-11 chapter on Mental and Behavioural Disorders.
- Recently published
Recently published books relevant to international psychology.
- Book Review: The framing of war... and peace
Kathleen Malley-Morrison and Tristyn Campbell review “Handbook of Ethnic Conflict: International Perspectives.”
SENIOR DIRECTOR'S COLUMN
- Behavioral health interventions: So much data and so little evidence
Dr. Bullock discusses the upcoming USAID Global Health Evidence Summit and opportunities for psychology to provide evidence for effective behavioral health interventions.
PSYCHOLOGY IN ACTION
- Capacitar: Building mental health capacity in rural Guatemala
Dr. Angoff describes her experiences volunteering as a school psychologist in Guatemala, the ethical questions she encountered and her consultee-centered approach to providing sustainable community support.
- Multinational collaborations in culture and psychology
Dr. Gelfand’s recent collaborations include a multinational study on culture and social norms, and a multidisciplinary initiative to study values, beliefs and norms in the Middle East.
PSYCHOLOGY AT THE UN
- The International Day of Holocaust Remembrance: Honoring the courage of rescuers
This column discusses the U.N.’s efforts to promote awareness of the Holocaust and commemorate those who risked their lives to rescue others from persecution, as well as the role of psychology in mobilizing against dehumanization and genocide.