September 2000 | Monitor on Psychology | Vol. 31 No. 8
COVER: Psychology goes back to school
- School psychologists: in demand and expanding their reach
America's school systems can't find enough school psychologists--a trend that is empowering them to break out of their traditional roles.
- In the aftermath of Columbine
School psychologists continue to reach out to a devastated community.
- Making the case for more school-based mental health services
APA is urging Congress to provide more mental health resources to schools.
Concealing emotions hampers memory of distressing situations, a new study finds.
- APA's board establishes new task forces, recommends initiatives to the Council of Representatives
- CSPP becomes part of newly formed Alliant University
- People today are more likely to see nonmedical professionals for mental health problems
- Psychologists and educators set out test-takers' rights and responsibilities
- Psychologists seek government funding to study interactive technology's affects
- Psychologists weigh in on the ills of light cigarettes
- Harvard study underscores need for mental health parity
- Humana and Aetna test psychologist-designed behavioral health assessment program
- Summer Science Institute immerses top students in research
- Women face higher risk at work than men
Federal survey says current laws are failing to broaden access to mental health care.
Preservationists and a developer spar over the Cambridge home where the psychologist and philosopher wrote his major works.
Psychologists find APA certification helps their substance abuse patients--and their practices.
When it comes to credentialing, caveat emptor.
Some psychologists cry foul as peers help advertisers target young consumers.
An APA initiative will address early childhood violence prevention through a media campaign and community education.
A new companion organization is expected to give psychology a bigger voice in Washington.
Rapid surveys of clinicians will provide continuous insight into practitioners' issues and needs.
The U.S. Inspector General outlines steps for providers seeking to establish internal procedures for complying with federal health-care program requirements.
Spring 2001 will bring the first issue of APA's newest journal, Emotion.
New Health Psychology editor wants research to have more impact on health professions and the health-care industry.
Meredith P. Crawford, who laid the groundwork for APA to own commercial real estate, continues to serve the association.
A California psychologist helped boost the emotional endurance of the castaways and film crew on CBS's "Survivor."
PUBLIC POLICY UPDATE
CANDIDATES FOR APA PRESIDENT
APA BOOK NOTES
A new book debunks popular theories about aging.