A publication of the Office of International Affairs
October 2013 | Vol. 24, No. 3
OCTOBER 2013 FEATURED ARTICLES
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE...
- A report on 2013 summer regional conferences: ECP and SIP
In July 2013, APA governance and staff participated in the 13th European Congress of Psychology and the 34th Interamerican Congress of Psychology.
- COLPSIC 2013: Repairing the social fabric in Colombia
APA President Donald Bersoff participated in a psychology conference in Bogotá cohosted by the Colombian College of Psychologists, one of APA’s MOU partners.
- Lessons learned from a student conference in Colombia
APAGS director gives advice on bridging cultures, building networks and making the most of participation at international conferences.
- Memoranda of understanding: Doors to increased organizational exchange
APA signed MOUs with national psychology associations in Portugal and Sweden during the summer of 2013.
- Division 52 highpoints at the 2013 APA Annual Convention
APA’s Division of International Psychology continues its mission of building bridges with international organizations and global partners.
- Book review: Beyond WEIRD: Psychology and traditional cultures
Judith Gibbons and Katelyn Poelker review “The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?”
- Recently published
Recently published books relevant to international psychology.
PSYCHOLOGY IN ACTION
- Bringing emotionally focused couples therapy to Russia
Simakhodskaya, a bilingual clinical psychologist in New York City and certified supervisor in emotionally focused therapy, has begun training Russian therapists in EFT.
PSYCHOLOGY AT THE UN
- Does climate change compromise fundamental human rights?
In the face of global climate change, the human rights of safety, security and dignity are at stake for many vulnerable populations.
- Meet APA’s 2013-2014 student interns at the United Nations
APA welcomes five graduate students from the New York City area to its internship program at the United Nations.