The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has launched a Minority Fellowship Program, which offers $3.1 million for four awards. Eligible applicants are limited to APA, the American Psychiatric Association, the American Nurses Association and the Council on Social Work, which conduct annual competitions for trainees in various health-care fields. Deadline: Jan. 15, 2002. Contact: Kim J. Nickerson, PhD; (202) 336-6127; Web site.
CALL FOR PAPERS
Behavioral Sciences and the Law has issued a call for papers for a special issue about "end-of- life issues," such as euthanasia and surrogate decision-making. Papers promoting international perspectives are encouraged. Deadline: Sept. 1. Contact: James L. Werth Jr., PhD, Department of Psychology, Third Floor Polsky Building, University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325-4301; (330) 972-2505; fax: (330) 972-5174; e-mail: email@example.com.
The World Association for Infant Mental Health is accepting papers to be presented at the World Congress in Amsterdam, July 16-19, 2002. Papers may include clinical issues, research findings or policy issues. Award nominations may be submitted for the Sonya Bemporad Award (significant contributions to social and public policies affecting infants' mental health), Serge Lebovici Award (contributions to international development of infant mental health), Rene Spitz Award (lifetime achievement award for clinical research) and the New Investigator Award (contributions by a new investigator). Deadline: Sept. 7. Contact: Hiram Fitzgerald, executive director, WAIMH Central Office, Kellogg Center #27, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48823.
The committee for the 16th Annual Conference on Undergraduate Teaching of Psychology has issued a call for papers for its conference in Ellenville, N.Y., April 10-12, 2002, on the theme "Ideas and innovations in the psychology classroom." Papers should relate to topics such as collaborative learning, distance learning, active learning, critical thinking or online courses. Deadline: Oct. 24. Contact: Gene Indenbaum, Department of Psychology, SUNY Farmingdale, Farmingdale, NY 11735; (631) 420-2725; fax: (631) 421-2452; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.farmingdale.edu/psyconf.