MEETINGS AND WORKSHOPS
2123: "Advancing school-based mental health programs," Atlanta, is sponsored by the Center for School Mental Health Assistance (CSMHA). Contact: CSMHA, University of Maryland, Psychiatry, 680 W. Lexington St., 10th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21201-1570, (888) 706-0980; fax: (410) 706-0984; e-mail: email@example.com; web site: csmha.umaryland.edu.
2327: The fifth international conference on family violence: "Working together to end abuse," San Diego. Participants will discuss new strategies in advocacy, assessment, intervention, evaluation, prevention and research in all aspects of family violence. Contact: Joe Marciano, Family Violence and Sexual Assault Institute, 6160 Cornerstone Court East, San Diego, CA 92121, (858) 623-2777, ext. 427; fax: (858) 646-0761; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; web site: www.fvsai.org.
CALL FOR PAPERS
Emotion, a new journal to be published by the APA in spring 2001, seeks to publish significant contributions to the study of emotion from a wide range of theoretical traditions and research domains. It will include articles that advance knowledge and theory about all aspects of emotional processes. Contact: Richard J. Davidson, PhD, Co-Editor, Emotion Journal Office, Dept. of Psychology and Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1500 Highland Ave., Madison, WI 53705-2280.
The Disability Research Bulletin, a new multidisciplinary journal, invites submission of review, theoretical and empirical papers on the prevention, prediction, reduction and remediation of disability associated with chronic illness or injury. Manuscripts should be 30 pages or fewer, prepared in APA style. Contact: David M. Dush, PhD, Editor, Behavioral Medicine Center, 555 W. Wackerly Road, Suite 3625, Midland, MI 48640.
Div. 23 (Society for Consumer Psychology) is seeking papers for its conference Feb. 1517, 2001, in Scottsdale, Ariz. Deadline for competitive paper submissions: Aug. 18. Contact: For competitive paper and PhD student poster proposals: Stewart Shapiro, Assistant Professor of Marketing, Dept. of Business Administration, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19711, (302) 831-2516; fax: (302) 831-4196; e-mail: email@example.com. For special topic session proposals: Susan Heckler, Visiting Professor of Marketing, G-04 Old North, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057, (202) 687-8372; fax: (202) 687-4031; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; web site: www.consumerpsych.org.
The American Cancer Society offers three new research scholar awards: Research Scholar Grants for Beginning Investigators (up to $250,000 per year for four years), Research Scholar Grants for Health Services or Health Policy and Health Outcomes Research (up to $250,000 per year for four years) and Research Scholar Grants for Psychosocial and Behavioral Research (up to $500,000 per year for five years; preference given to pairs of senior and junior researchers). Application deadline: Oct. 15. Contact: American Cancer Society, (404) 329-7558; e-mail: email@example.com; web site: www.cancer.org.
The National Institute of Mental Health announces a program for the integration of basic behavioral science and public health expertise in collaborative research on mental health and disorders. For most grant mechanisms, applications are accepted on a rolling basis with receipt dates of June 1, Oct. 1 and Feb. 1. Contact: Web site: grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-00-073.html.
The Positive Psychology Summit 2000 offers travel stipends to graduate and postdoctoral students who are interested in positive psychology. Stipends are to be used to attend the Oct. 1315 conference in Washington, D.C. Maximum award is $900. A complete application will include a letter of recommendation from a faculty sponsor, a copy of transcript, and a one-page-or-less statement of interests and qualifications for attending, all sent in a single package. Early mailing of package is encouraged. Contact: Ed Diener, Dept. of Psychology, University of Illinois, 603 E. Daniel St., Champaign, IL 61820; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)'s Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) offers grants of $300,000 to $400,000 per year for up to three years for the improvement of the quality of substance abuse treatment services. Both for-profit and nonprofit organizations are eligible. Deadline: June 13. Refer to GFA # TI 00-004. Contact: For questions on program issues, Frances Cotter, (301) 443-8796; for questions on grants management, Christine Chen, (301) 443-8926; to obtain application, (800) 729-6686 or see web site: www.samhsa.gov.
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) is studying the transition from heavy drug use to actual addiction and how to prevent or reverse it. NIDA is interested in collecting case studies or other descriptive accounts observed by clinicians. Contact: Steve Gust, NIDA, 6001 Executive Blvd., Room 5274, MSC 9581, Bethesda, MD 20892-9581.