12: Eighth Annual Pace University Psychology Conference, New York. Contact: Richard Velayo, PhD,41 Park Row, Room 1324, Psychology Department, Pace University, New York, NY 10038; (212) 346-1506; e-mail: email@example.com.
1920: Focusing Psychotherapist Level I Workshop, Spring Valley, N.Y. This workshop, held by the Focusing Institute, is a basic-skills program designed for psychotherapists who are interested in implementing focusing techniques into their practice. Deadline: May 1. Contact: Melinda Darer, The Focusing Institute, 34 East Lane, Spring Valley, NY 10977; (800) 799-7418; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.focusing.org.
1317: Third World Gathering on Bereavement, Columbus, Ohio. The Ohio Funeral Directors Association and Accord Grief Resources and Consulting are sponsoring this conference, which brings together the bereaved and those who provide care so that they may create networks of support. Contact: World Gathering on Bereavement, c/o OFDA, P.O. Box 21760, Columbus, OH 43221-0760; (800) 589-6332; fax: (800) 507-1465; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.wgob.org.
1417: 18th Annual Conference on Counseling Athletes, Springfield, Mass. Hosted by Springfield College, the theme is "Enhancing life development through sport." Topics of discussion will include gender issues, ethical issues, stress management and imagery. Contact: Kelly O'Brien, conference coordinator, Springfield College, 263 Alden St., Springfield, MA 01109-3797; (413) 748-3325; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
1920: 14th Annual Bank Street College Infant Institute, New York. Hosted by the Bank Street College of Education, the workshop will cover topics such as brain development, activities for toddlers and caregiver-parent relations. The keynote speaker is author Janet Gonzalez-Mena. Contact: Nancy Balaban, Bank Street College Infancy Institute,610 W. 112th St., New York, NY 10025; (212) 875-4728; fax: (212) 875-4753.
29July 1: Focusing with Children Workshop, Spring Valley, N.Y. The Focusing Institute will hold this workshop for psychotherapists who are interested in implementing focusing techniques with children into their practice. Deadline: June 10. Contact: Melinda Darer, The Focusing Institute, 34 East Lane, Spring Valley, NY 10977; (800) 799-7418; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.focusing.org.
6: The Third Annual Convention of the International Society of Clinical Psychology, London. Contact: Gloria B. Gottsegen, PhD, President, 22777 Meridiana Drive, Boca Raton, FL 33433; (561) 393-1266; fax: (561) 393-2823; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.tamu-commerce.edu/orgs/ISCP/website.html.
1418: 38th Annual Meeting of the Animal Behavior Society, Corvallis, Ore. Held at Oregon State University, workshop themes will include "Aggression and group organization in animal societies," "Behavioral genetics for the next decade," "Detecting and measuring mating preferences" and "Song learning." Contact: Andy Blaustein, e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.animalbehavior.org/ABS/Program.
1518: 10th Annual Alzheimer's Disease Education Conference, Chicago. Hosted by the Alzheimer's Association, the conference is designed to be an innovative, educational experience and will focus on building professional networks to meet changing demographic needs, provide innovative programs and practices, build and support the workforce and ways to enhance systems and care. Contact: Alzheimer's Association, 919 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1100, Chicago, IL 60611-1676; (312) 335-5790; Web site: www.alz.org.
1719: Second International Seminar on Violence and Adolescence, Jerusalem. Sponsored by the Adolescent Committee of the World Federation for Mental Health, the conference will focus on "Prevention of violence in adolescence." The seminar brings together professionals and youths to discuss a variety of topics including gang violence, bullying in high school, sexual violence in adolescence and drug treatment. Contact: Conference Secretariat, ISAS International Seminars, P.O. Box 34001, Jerusalem 91340, Israel; 972-2-6520574; fax: 972-2-6520558; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
25: 2001 Conference of the Australian Critical Stress Association, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. The theme of the conference is "Trauma across cultures." Contact: Sally Brown, conference coordinator; +61 country code 617-3201-2808; fax: +61 617-3201-2809; e-mail: email@example.com.
26: Biennial Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development (ISSBD), Ottawa. ISSBD promotes the discovery, dissemination and application of scientific knowledge about behavioral development throughout the lifespan. Contact: ISSBD School of Psychology, University of Ottowa, P.O. Box 450 Stn. A, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5 Canada; fax: (613) 562-5147; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
916: Seventh Annual Conference of the Minnesota International Counseling Institute (MICI), Minneapolis. MICI brings together people from around the world to promote the cross-cultural exchange of theories, techniques and research about counseling, psychology and education. Contact: Thomas Skovholt, PhD, College of Education and Human Development, University of Minnesota, 129 Burton Hall, 178 Pillsbury Drive, S.E., Minneapolis, MN 55455; (612) 625-6827; fax: (612) 625-4063; e-mail: email@example.com.
The Archives of the History of American Psychology (AHAP) at the University of Akron seeks proposals for the 2001 J.R. Kantor Research Fellowship, established to promote research in the history of psychology. Proposals that draw on any of the archives' resources are invited, but preference may be given to those with a behavioral viewpoint. The annual fellowship provides $750 to assist in meeting travel and living expenses while procuring archival data. Deadline: April 30. Contact: David B. Baker, PhD, Director, Archives of the History of American Psychology, University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325-4302; (330) 972-7285; fax: (330) 972-2093; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.uakron.edu/ahap.
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Program on Europe and Central Asia, International Division, invites proposals for the Women's International Science Collaboration (WISC) Program. The program's objective is to increase the participation of women as principal and co-principal investigators in international research projects. A grant up to $4,000 will be awarded. Deadlines: July 15 and Jan. 15, 2002. Contact: Karen Grill, AAAS International Directorate, Program on Europe and Central Asia, 1200 New York Ave., N.W., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20005; (202) 326-7027; fax: (202)289-4958; e-mail: email@example.com.
The National Science Foundation is accepting research proposals for the Developmental and Learning Sciences: A Multidisciplinary Competition program. The program supports studies that increase understanding about cognitive, social, linguistic, cultural and biological processes related to children's learning. Proposals may include, but are not limited to, the following: developmental processes, brain processes in learning, creativity and uses of technology. Deadline: July 15 and Jan. 15 of each year. Contact: National Science Foundation, DIS, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22230; (703) 292-8732; Web site: www.nsf.gov.
CALL FOR PAPERS
The Institute for the Study and Promotion of Race and Culture seeks submissions of proposals for workshops, symposiums, individual presentations, or structured discussions to be presented at the First Annual Diversity Challenge Conference, Oct. 1213. The theme of the conference is "How to survive teaching courses on race and culture." Proposals should reflect upon personal experiences concerning race and culture and may include topics such as mental health concerns, teaching strategies, or institutional policies. Deadline: May 31. Contact: Mary Kostman, ISPRC, Boston College, 318 Campion Hall, 140 Commonwealth Ave., Chestnut Hill, MA 02467; (617)552-2482; fax: (617)552-1981;e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sexuality and Culture, a quarterly interdisciplinary journal published by Rutgers University, has issued a call for papers. The journal welcomes submissions of manuscripts relating to the ethical, psychological or social issues related to sexual relationships and sexual behavior. Deadline: Ongoing. Contact: Robert Refinetti, PhD, Managing Editor, Sexuality & Culture, Circadian Rhythm Laboratory, University of South Carolina, Walterboro, SC 29488; e-mail: email@example.com.
The Journal of International Women's Studies is seeking submissions that address issues surrounding gender dynamics and feminist theory. The journal is an online, peer-reviewed journal that seeks both multidisciplinary and cross-cultural perspectives. Deadline: Ongoing. Contact: Journal of International Women's Studies, Susan B. Anthony Women's Center, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, North Adams, MA 01247; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Each year numerous undergraduate and graduate conferences are held that allow students the opportunity to present their research and hear guest speakers present information of interest to students. Students can find informationor post announcements about conferences or calls for papers through aservice provided by the Society for the Teaching of Psychology. Contact: David E. Johnson, TOP News Editor, Department of Psychology, John Brown University, Siloam Springs, AR 72761; (501) 524-7164; fax: (501) 238-8563; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.teachpsych.org.
The International Journal of Critical Psychology (IJCP) published its launch issue in January. IJCP is a new journal published three times a year that focuses on critical theories and empirical work concerning psychology, and social and cultural theory. The journal is available in print or online. Contact: Valerie Walkerdine, Editor, International Journal of Critical Psychology, Centre for Critical Psychology, University of Western Sydney-Parramatta Campus, P.O. Box 10, Kingswood NSW2747, Australia; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.