MEETINGS AND WORKSHOPS
7: Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition conference, Miami Beach, Fla. Contact: David G. Payne; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.atkinson.yorku.ca/~sarmac/index.htm.
9-10: "Eating disorders on campus: the institutional response" conference, State College, Pa. Contact: (800) PSU-TODAY (778-8629); Web site: www.outreach.psu.edu/C&I/EatingDisorders.
15-18: "Enhancing performance in sport and life," Springfield, Mass., is the theme of the 17th annual conference on counseling athletes at Springfield College. The conference will focus on professional, counseling, performance enhancement and academic/career-related issues. Contact: Al Petipas, EdD, Springfield College, Department of Psychology, Springfield, MA 01109, (413) 748-3325.
22-24: The Council on Undergraduate Research meeting, Wooster, Ohio. Contact: Web site: www.cur.org.
24-29: The fifth international conference on client-centered and experiential psychotherapy, Chicago. Conference includes first formal meetings of the World Association for Person-Centered Counseling and Psychotherapy, two days of conjoint meetings with the Society for Psychotherapy Research and a Diversity Group Experience following the conference. Contact: Judi Keippel, 2743 N. Albany, Chicago, IL 60647, (773) 278-8476; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.icccep.org.
27-28: "Toward higher levels of analysis: progress in research on the social and cultural dimensions of health," Bethesda, Md., is sponsored by the Office of Behavioral and Social Science Research of the National Institutes of Health. Contact: Web site: www1.od.nih.gov/obssr/events/conference.html.
28-July 1: Head Start's fifth national research conference, Washington, D.C. Contact: Faith Lamb-Parker, e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: www.acf.dhhs.gov/programs/hsb.
CALL FOR PAPERS
The Joint Center for Poverty Research invites papers for a new conference, "The role of noncognitive skills in adult attainments." The deadline for papers is July 31. Contact: Web site: www.jcpr.org/conferences/SRI_2000_call.html.
APA invites proposals for paper, poster and symposia presentations for the "Enhancing outcomes in women's health: translating psychosocial and behavioral research into primary care, community interventions and health policy" conference in Washington, D.C., to be held Oct. 36 2001. Deadline for Continuing Education workshop proposals: June 30. Deadline for paper, poster and symposia proposals: Sept. 1. Contact: Wesley B. Baker, (202) 336-6124; fax: (202) 336-6117; e-mail.
The Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics requests abstracts for its 18th annual scientific meeting and workshops in Providence, R.I., to be held Sept. 2125. The deadline for abstracts is May 15. Contact: Noreen Spota, (215) 248-9168; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicants are sought for a Summer Training Institute in Positive Psychology Aug. 1223, 2001, in Northern California. The sponsor is the Positive Psychology Network. Graduate students in accredited doctoral programs, postdoctoral fellows and first- or second-year assistant professors, from any discipline within psychology or in other social sciences, are encouraged to apply. The award includes expenses and a $500 grant to conduct pilot research in the year prior to institute. Deadline for application is June 16. Contact: For questions about the summer training institute: Lisa Aspinwall, e-mail: email@example.com, or Dacher Keltner, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. For additional information and applications: Carrissa Griffing, e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: psych.upenn.edu/seligman/pospsy.htm.
Up to $20,000 a year for student loan repayment is available from the Faculty Loan Repayment Program. Individuals must meet the definition of the disadvantaged and hold a faculty appointment at an accredited health professionals school. The deadline for application is May 31. Contact: Web site: www.hrsa.gov/bhpr/dsa/flrp.
Funding is available for cognitive approaches to addictive processes from the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Deadline for letter of intent: May 15. Deadline for application: July 14. Contact: Web site: grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-DA-01-001.html.
Health education award--call for nominations. Sponsored by the Healthtrac Foundation. The Health Education Award is $25,000 for a health educator who has made an outstanding contribution to the field of health promotion as a result of innovation in research, program development or program delivery. Deadline: May 15. Contact: e-mail: SarahFries@healthtrac.com.