May 2002 | Monitor on Psychology | Vol. 33 No. 5
COVER: Top stories from the APA Annual Convention
- APA's convention offers innovative programming for precollege and undergraduate teachers
Sessions cover technology, teaching techniques, active learning and classroom comedy.
- BEA sponsors sessions that look toward the future
APA's Board of Educational Affairs convened the session "Rethinking education in psychology and psychology in education: An overview of the 2001 ELC."
- CE at APA's convention will fit your needs and your schedule
The 52 half-day and full-day workshops cover a wide array of topics ranging from the latest statistical methodology to the latest diagnostic and treatment approaches for your practice.
- Teachers' lecture topics range from birth to death
The G. Stanley Hall Lectures will discuss life's traumas, pheromones and social dynamics, the minority-white achievement gap and a social psychology toolbox for the college classroom.
- Wanted: multilingual volunteers for convention
Some international attendees appreciate occasional help with translations or simply the opportunity to take a break from English.
- Join us in Chicago--you'll appreciate the difference
This year's convention will take place in one location, with more CE, more distinguished speakers, and fewer competing programs.
- Eminent speakers, timely topics
Topics include civic engagement, social identity threat, hatred, creativity, terrorism and AIDS.
- Studs Terkel to open APA Convention
America's master oral historian to give keynote address at the meeting, Aug. 22-25, in Chicago.
- The media report disproportionately on child violence and neglect, psychologist finds
- There's nothing good about working in a cubicle, study finds
- Apply now for new federal psychology training grants
- Researchers examine success of youth substance abuse prevention programs
- Do psychology teachers use Internet technology in the classroom?
- Trust in government counts during crises
- Cancer patients' lowered expectations bring them greater life satisfaction, study suggests
- Advocates against eating disorders honored
- New journal supports null hypothesis
- Congressional briefing urges NIH to support research on stress
- Stanford University to host second undergraduate research conference
This month's 'Ethics Rounds' offers guidance on psychologists' ethical obligations. Must a psychologist report past child abuse?
Psychologists discuss the challenges of serving America's changing population.
An indigenized psychology. Psychologists in India blend Indian traditions and Western psychology.
Major national studies of women's health are providing new insights.
The former assistant surgeon general outlined steps to close the gap in women's health disparities.
The top names in behavioral science are at this year's convention.
Convention attendees will learn new skills and get up-to-date information to help build their practices.
Psychologists' research uncovers our strengths and weaknesses.
Glean career insights from experts in your field.
More research suggests that mental activity may stave off the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.
APA's 'Enhancing Outcomes in Women's Health' conference examined how to improve women's health care.
PUBLIC POLICY UPDATE
Psychological scientists met with congressional committee staff to illustrate psychology's role in national security.
STATE LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
APA's departing CEO passes on lessons he learned from 13 years in office.
Russ Newman summed up notable events for psychology since the last State Leadership Conference.
Sen. Pete Domenici (R-N.M.) is honored with the APA Outstanding Leadership Award for his longstanding advocacy of mental health parity.
Psychology association leaders shared their insights on keeping the bottom line strong, in good times and bad.
The APA Practice Organization is spreading HIPAA compliance information through state associations.