Division Spotlight

Join the Div. 17 early career committee

Div. 17 (Society of Counseling Psychology) invites applications for its Early Career Professionals Committee. The committee hosts networking social hours at APA's Annual Convention and organizes programs on critical ECP issues, such as mentoring, becoming a supervisor, finding grants and getting the salary you deserve. The committee has also developed a guide for students who are transitioning into early career roles. For information on how to apply, contact Committee Chair Dom Scalise at or visit ECP Committee.  

Register now for Div. 22 conference in San Antonio

Div. 22 (Rehabilitation) will host its 16th annual conference, "Translating Research into Practice" Feb. 27–March 1 in San Antonio. The meeting is co-sponsored by the American Board of Rehabilitation Psychology and includes pre-conference workshops on addressing the needs of service members and veterans and critical care settings and a full-day track on mindfulness-based research and practice. Register online. For more information, contact Lanette Melville.  

Attend the Div. 24 midwinter meeting

Div. 24 (Society for Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology) will host its annual meeting March 6–8 in Atlanta. For more information, email Joseph Ostenson, PhD or visit Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology.

Explore New York City's psychoanalytic education opportunities

Div. 39 (Psychoanalysis) is co-sponsoring a "psychoanalytic fair" at Columbia Teachers College in New York City on Feb. 8. Every psychoanalytic training program in the greater New York area has been invited to participate. For more information, Aurelie Athan, PhD.

Write for the Div. 40 blog

Div. 40 (Society for Clinical Neuropsychology) seeks authors for its "SCN Neuroblog". The blog enables researchers to discuss important areas within clinical neuropsychology. The first installment will focus on positive applied neuropsychology. The society also welcomes contributions from members on such topics as current practice, training or research issues. Send your sample post or blog idea for consideration to Michael Cole, PhD.

Be a Div. 43 fellow

Div. 43 (Society for Family Psychology) encourages its members to apply for fellow status. Fellows must have been working in family psychology for at least three years postdoctorate, have been a member in the society for at least one year and be able to demonstrate how his or her contributions to family psychology have made a national impact. Newly elected fellows present at the APA Annual Convention each year. To apply, contact Linda Berg-Cross, PhD.

Need funding? Apply for a Div. 29 grant

Div. 29 (Psychotherapy) seeks nominations for three research grants:

  • The $10,000 Norine Johnson, PhD, Psychotherapy Research Grant, for an early career psychologist researching psychotherapist qualities that may affect treatment effectiveness and outcomes.
  • The $5,000 Charles J. Gelso, PhD, Psychotherapy Research Grants, offered to graduate students, predoctoral interns, postdoctoral fellows and early career psychologists for research on psychotherapy process or psychotherapy outcomes.
  • The $2,000 Diversity Research Grant, for dissertations on ways to promote diversity within Div. 29 or the psychotherapy profession.

The deadline for all three is April 1. For more information and to apply, contact Div. 29 Administrator Tracey Martin.