February 2002 | Monitor on Psychology | Vol. 33 No. 2
COVER: Sexual orientation and identity: new data, new trends
- Goals for international understanding
One goal is to increase societies' understanding of LGB communities and their variety of lifestyles.
- Making a safe school environment for all students
San Francisco Unified School District is the nation's only public school system with integrated support services for LGB youth.
- Project VIDA takes a practical approach
Sessions are primarily facilitated by young gay men of color from the community.
- Tailoring treatment for lesbian, gay, bisexual clients
Start with a copy of the Guidelines for Psychotherapy with Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Clients.
- A new generation of issues for LGBT clients
Practitioners are seeing a new cadre of psychological concerns in their work with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered clients.
- New data on lesbian, gay and bisexual mental health
New findings overturn previous beliefs.
- Young, gay and of color
Working with lesbian, gay and bisexual youth of color requires unique considerations.
- Bringing LGB issues to the international stage
APA hosts a meeting of lesbian, gay and bisexual psychologist-advocates from around the world to raise awareness and acceptance.
- APA's Healthy LGB Students Project gears up
Schools in Philadelphia and Connecticut will serve as pilot sites for training activities over the next two years.
- Parity expansion amendment voted down--but 1996 law extended
- Americans react positively to disaster, say researchers
- APA seeks a new CEO: an overview of the process
- Two pioneers in neural networks receive Grawemeyer Award
- APA seeks applicants for health policy fellowship
- What happens when athletes buckle under pressure?
- Instrument to measure effects of Sept. 11 attacks is available
- Georgia psych association director is elected to the state house
A new federal program will provide much-needed services for nonviolent offenders with mental health problems.
Legislation in California and a legal case in Virginia address managed care's practice of maintaining phantom provider panels.
Feel powerless against the rising tide of Web-driven plagiarism? Here's what you can do to fight it.
Inadvertent plagiarism complicates efforts to end cheating.
Experts say it is the shared responsibility of institutions, funding agencies, journal editors and principal investigators to prevent research fraud. Here's how.
Top behavioral researchers meet to discuss the need for a high-quality and quick response to future terrorist events.
An APA-supported documentary aims to help Americans heal after Sept. 11.
Educational efforts aim to ease the growing tension between researchers and the ethics boards that review their work.
A Chicago psychologist faces challenges in helping workers recover after a mass murder at their factory.
A psychologist extends his work across languages and borders in San Francisco's Mission District.
A decade after the fall of communism and its ban on psychology, Romanian psychologists have re-established their field and are expanding its reach.
To get younger workers to stay committed on the job, employers must better understand their needs.
APA's new education advocacy network aims to involve more psychology faculty in federal issues.
As incoming editor of psychology's premier journal for research reviews, Harris Cooper is eager to uphold Psychological Bulletin's standards of scientific rigor.
Nurturing the next generation of researchers is a critical part of education reform, says the new editor of the Journal of Educational Psychology.
Lizette Peterson brings two decades of experience to JCCP.
New editor will emphasize more studies on unusual topics by rising researchers in JPSP's Interpersonal Relations and Group Processes section.
Journal's focus to include aspects of applied psychology outside of industrial/organizational psychology.
International experts convene to shape future training of occupational health psychologists.
APA's 26th class of fellows talks about their experiences integrating psychology with policy.