In the Public Interest
Public Interest Government Relations Office (PI-GRO) staff, with the Disability Issues Office and Division 33
Public Interest Government Relations Office staff, with the Disability Issues Office and Division 33, provided comments regarding clarifications and new requirements to implement the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act of 2000.
Inside the Public Interest
- Congratulations to the Recipients of the Inaugural CSES Leadership Awards
APA’s Committee on Socioeconomic Status (CSES) is pleased to announce the recipients of the Inaugural CSES Leadership Awards!
- Resources for the Inclusion of Social Class in Psychology Curricula
The American Psychological Association’s Office on Socioeconomic Status is excited to announce the availability of a new teaching tool designed to encourage the incorporation of social class diversity into psychology education.
- Pospartum Brochure to Be Translated Into Spanish, French, and Chinese
The Women’s Programs Office rewarded a $4,750 grant from the American Psychological Foundation to translate into Spanish, French, and Chinese the postpartum brochure WPO.
- Hope Program Volunteer Trainers Have Conducted 28 Training Events in 2008 So Far
The HIV Office for Psychology Education (HOPE) Program endeavors to enhance psychologists' ability to competently and compassionately respond to people infected and affected by HIV.
- Online CE Is Complete
The Office of AIDS completed its development of a 10-module, Internet-based continuing education program on end-of-life issues
Welcome to "In The Public Interest"!
- Welcome to "In The Public Interest!"
In the Public Interest will serve as an added channel of communication and opportunity to work with our constituents, collaborators, governance leaders and friends in sharing information about topics of relevance to our work in “bringing psychology to the public.”
- The future of geropsychology
Opportunities for Psychologists and Students
- Board for the Advancement of Psychology in the Public Interest (BAPPI): Call for Nominations
The American Psychological Association (APA) Board for the Advancement of Psychology in the Public Interest (BAPPI) is seeking nominations for the position of Public Member (deadline: October 3, 2008).
- Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Concerns: Call for Nominations
The Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Concerns (CLGBTC) seeks nominations for two positions beginning January 1, 2009 (nomination deadline: August 31, 2008).
- Committee on Children, Youth, and Families: Call for Nominations
The Committee on Children, Youth, and Families (CYF) is anticipating two vacancies in 2009.
Government Relations Office News
- Public Interest Government Relations Office (PI-GRO)
Welcoming New Staff. In June, Krysta Jones, M.A., joined PI-GRO as the new Senior Legislative and Federal Affairs Officer.
Mark Your Calendar
- Work, Stress, and Health 2009: Global Concerns and Approaches
The conference series is designed to address the constantly changing nature of work and the implications of these changes for the health, safety, and well-being of workers. This year the conference will highlight work, stress, and health as a subject of global concern affecting developed and developing countries alike.