A publication of the Office of International Affairs
March 2014 |Vol. 25, No. 1 Download Issue (PDF, 3.1MB)
Psychology in ActionGemima St. Louis, PhD
Gemima St. Louis, PhD, discusses the development of a comprehensive culturally appropriate mental health capacity building initiative after the 2010 earthquake in Haiti.
In this issue
- Promoting an international perspective in psychology
Strategic planning by Committee on International Relations in Psychology (CIRP) results in priority areas of promoting an international perspective within APA and in psychology graduate education.
By Bonnie Kaul Nastasi, PhD
- Global mental health: Strategies for staying current
Psychologists can easily access current updates on global mental health issues by visiting the resources presented in this article.
By Kelly O'Donnell, PsyD
- The Global Mental Health Program at the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology (MSPP)
By Gemima St. Louis, PhD, and Jill Betz Bloom, PhD
- 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.
- PsycCRITIQUES book review: Examining concepts of war, torture and terrorism in global context
Linda M. Woolf reviews the “International Handbook of War, Torture, and Terrorism.”
- Recently published
Recently published books relevant to international psychology.
Senior Director's Column
- Internationalization in psychology and in APA: A process, not an outcome
Merry Bullock, PhD, discusses the meaning of the term internationalization and how the APA Office of International Affairs implements this at the core of its activities.
By Merry Bullock, PhD
- Profile: Nadine Kaslow
An interview with 2014 APA President Nadine Kaslow on the international perspective of psychology.
- Psychologists plan contributions to the UN’s post-2015 global agenda on sustainable development
Psychologist participation in the planning, implementation and evaluation of projects that support the U.N.’s Post-2015 Global Agenda are described and highlighted.
By Juneau Gary, PsyD, and Neal S. Rubin, PhD, ABPP
- APA at the United Nations