MEETINGS AND WORKSHOPS
3-6: 23rd Annual National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology, St. Petersburg Beach, Fla. Contact: Joanne Fetzner, National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology, 2208 Harrington Court, Champaign, IL 61821; (217) 398-6969; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.nitop.org.
29-Feb. 2: Addictive Disorders and Behavioral Health, Colorado Springs, Colo. The 27th annual advanced international winter symposium is sponsored by Psychotherapy Associates, P.C. Contact: Gary G. Forrest, Psychotherapy Associates, P.C., 3208 N. Academy Blvd., Suite 160, Colorado Springs, CO 80917; (719) 594-9309 or (719) 597-5959; fax: (719) 597-0166.
7-10: LDA Annual (LDAA) International Conference, New York, N.Y. The annual meeting of the Learning Disabilities Association of America is for educators, administrators, social workers, school psychologists and parents. Contact: LDAA, 4156 Library Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15234; (412) 341-1515; fax: (412) 344-0224; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.ldanatl.org.
21-25: Annual Meeting of the Society for Cross-Cultural Research and the Association for the Study of Play, San Diego. The Society for Cross-Cultural Research supports interdisciplinary, comparative research encompassing the anthropological, psychological and social sciences. The abstract deadline is Jan. 30. Contact: William Divale, York College, CUNY, 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd., Jamaica, NY 11451; (718) 262-2982; fax: (718) 262-3790; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.york.cuny.edu/%7Edivale/sccr/index.htm.
22-24: Symposium 2001: Our Children's Odyssey, Kansas City, Mo. This conference for special educators and professionals who work with individuals with emotional disorders is sponsored by the Midwest Symposium for Leadership in Behavior Disorders. Contact: MSLBD, P.O. Box 40001, Overland Park, KS 66204; (913) 492-8755; fax: (913) 492-2546; Web site: www.mslbd.org.
21-24: 22nd Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Seattle. Contact: Jane Shepard, Society of Behavioral Medicine, 7600 Terrace Ave., Suite 203, Middleton, WI 53562; (608) 827-7267; fax: (608) 831-5122; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.sbmweb.org.
22-25: Southeastern Psychological Association, Atlanta. Advance registration closes on March 1. Contact: Frances Y. Dunham, Department of Psychology, University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL 32514; (850) 474-2070; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.am.org/sepa.
23-25: Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco Seventh Annual Meeting, Seattle. The meeting will be held in conjunction with the Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine. Contact: SRNT, (608) 836-3787; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.srnt.org.
The Social Science Research Council is offering 2001-02 predoctoral and postdoctoral research fellowships for the study of international migration to the United States as well as a three-week Minority Summer Dissertation Workshop for the development of projects and proposals related to international migration. Psychologists, in particular, are encouraged to apply. Contact: SSRC, 810 Seventh Ave., New York, NY 10019; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.ssrc.org.
The Society for the Study of School Psychology is accepting proposals for its fifth annual General Purpose Awards, which support research and related scholarly activity in school psychology. The awards, which average $8,000, are not intended for graduate students. Deadline: Feb. 15. Contact: Thomas R. Kratochwill, PhD, SSSP Past-President, Department of Educational Psychology, University of Wisconsin- Madison, 1025 W. Johnson St., Madison, WI 53706-1796; (608) 262-5912; e-mail: email@example.com.
The Science and Ecology of Early Development (SEED) 2000 Initiative, a new collaborative effort among government agencies, has issued a call for research grant applications to draw on current and theoretical and methodological advances in behavioral research, specifically those addressing children and public policy issues. Contact: Natasha Cabrera, PhD, Demographic and Behavioral Sciences Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, (301) 496-1174; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; or Cheryl Boyce, PhD, Developmental Psychopathology and Prevention Branch, Division of Mental Disorders, Behavioral Research and AIDS, National Institute of Mental Health, (301) 443-0848; e-mail: email@example.com.
The University of Kent at Canterbury in the United Kingdom and the University of Louvain-la-Neuve in Belgium have collaborated with the Fredrich-Schiller University of Jena in Germany to establish the European Graduate College to run the program "Conflict and cooperation between groups: Perspectives from social and developmental psychology." The program is accepting applications for several doctoral fellowships and one post-doctoral fellowship. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Contact: Rainer K. Silbereisen, University of Jena, Department of Developmental Psychology, Am Steiger 3/1, D-07743 Jena, Germany; fax: (49) 3641-9-45201; e-mail: Rainer.Silbereisen@rz.uni-jena.de; Web site: www.uni-jena.de/svw/devpsy/frameset.html.
The Child Mental Health Foundations and Agencies Network has released its new report, "A good beginning: Sending America's children to school with the social and emotional competence they need to succeed." The study indicates that social and emotional skills are as important for academic success as cognitive skills. For more information and to access the report, visit www.nimh.nih.gov/childhp/prfan.cfm.
The Board on Children, Youth and Families of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) provides links to NAS reports as well as a monthly e-mail newsletter, "Children and Families E-News." To access the reports or to subscribe, visit nationalacademies.org/cbsse/bocyf.
The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health is distributing free copies of "Managing Mental Illness in the Workplace: A Practical Guide for Supervisors," written by Rita Handrich, PhD. The manual is designed to provide employers and supervisors with a roadmap through the experience of managing employees who may have mental illness. Contact: Publications Division, Hogg Foundation for Mental Health, The University of Texas at Austin, P.O. Box 7998, Austin, TX 78713-7998; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: hogg.lac.utexas.edu.
Several APA journals have issued calls for nominations for editorships spanning 2003-08. Candidates should be members of APA and should be available to receive manuscripts in 2002 to prepare for issues to be published in 2003. The first review of nominations for Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, Journal of Educational Psychology, Psychological Bulletin and Journal of Personality and Social Psychology: Interpersonal Relations and Group Processes will begin Dec. 11. For more information, visit the APA Journals Web page.
CALL FOR PAPERS
A call for papers has been issued by the 2001 Hawaii Conference on Business for academicians and professionals from all areas of business, including industrial psychology, marketing, organizational psychology, sociology and business ethics. The conference will be held June 14-17 in Honolulu. Deadline: Jan. 15. Contact: David Yang or Terry Gregson, Hawaii Conference on Business, College of Business Administration, University of Hawaii, 2404 Maile Way, Honolulu, HI 96822; (808) 956-3762; fax: (808) 956-9688; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.hcb.hawaii.edu.
The Journal of Threat Assessment is accepting manuscripts for a special issue titled "School violence: Emerging issues for prevalence, evaluation and intervention." Deadline: Feb. 28. Contact: Joseph T. McCann, PsyD, JD, Editor, 151 Leroy S., Binghamton, NY 13905; (607) 797-2315; e-mail: Joseph_McCann@uuh.org.
The Mensa Education and Research Foundation is seeking submissions for its Awards for Excellence in Research program in junior and senior investigator categories. Papers must be published in a peer-reviewed journal or at a peer-reviewed conference and can address any aspect of intelligence or intellectual giftedness. Mensa accepts original research findings, theoretical papers proposing new research directions and methodological critiques of present research. Authors need not be members of Mensa. Deadline: Dec. 31. Contact: Awards for Excellence Chair, Awards for Excellence in Research Committee, Mensa Education and Research Foundation, 1229 Corporate Drive West, Arlington, TX 76006-6103; e-mail: AFE@merf.us.mensa.org; Web site: www.merf.us.mensa.org/awards/afe.