In Brief

APA's Board of Educational Affairs announced the eight winners of its conference and workshop grant program Nov. 5. The workshops supported by the grant program--now in its second year--will update faculty of graduate and postdoctoral education and training programs on such topics as multicultural competence, research collaboration and clinical training supervision. For more information see the February 05 Monitor. The winning conferences and workshops are:

  • Conference on Social Justice Through Counseling. This meeting will include presentations on how clinicians can tackle issues of social inequality, like health-care access, that affect their clients.

  • Maine Clinical Training Conference on Supervision. Susan Neufeldt, PhD, a lecturer and clinical training supervisor at the University of California, Santa Barbara, will kick off this conference with a talk on educating culturally sensitive therapists.

  • Establishing a Training Culture Committed to Multicultural Competence. Joseph White, PhD, a psychology and psychiatry professor emeritus at the University of California, Irvine, will lead small group discussions about ethnicity and race at Penn State University.

  • Socially Responsible Psychometrics Conference. Psychologists and other mental health professionals will gather at Alliant International University in San Francisco to learn how to evaluate and interpret the results of tests with ethnically diverse populations.

  • Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers Annual Conference. Scheduled for Orlando, Fla., March 31-April 2, this meeting will feature discussions on ethical issues in clinical training supervision.

  • Association of Counseling Center Training Agencies Annual Conference. During this conference, counseling training center faculty and staff will learn about new technology and current research on psychological training practices.

  • Cognitive and Behavioral Assessment and the New IDEA Workshop. Jack Naglieri, PhD, will speak at Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C., about the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act, which was signed into law on Dec. 3. Naglieri, a psychology professor and director of the Center for Cognitive Development and School Psychology Program at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., will explain how the amendments could affect the way psychologists identify and recommend interventions for children with learning disabilities.

  • School Psychology Research Collaboration Conference. To be held Aug. 18-19 in Washington, D.C., this program will provide opportunities for early-career school psychology researchers to network with senior researchers.

--S. DINGFELDER