In the Public Interest
A publication of the Public Interest Directorate
"Psychological and Behavioral Perspectives on Health Disparities" Promotes Psychology's Role in Policy
In This Issue
- Children's Mental Health
Mental health -- an essential part of children's overall health -- has a complex interactive relationship with their physical health and their ability to succeed in school, at work, and in society.
- About our Mentoring Program
- Socioeconomic Status Related Cancer Disparities Program (SESRCD)
From the Public Interest Government Relations Office
- Policy Priorities
Congress and the Administration have been working at breakneck speed to pursue critical policy priorities during this nonelection year.
- Cyber Mentors
The Cyber Mentors Program in the Office on AIDS seeks qualified mentors and mentees to participate in a 2-year, distance-learning, mentorship program designed to prepare doctoral-level behavioral and social scientists for careers as independent researchers in the area of HIV/AIDS and communities of color.
- Psychology Summer Institute
- 2009 Distinguished Contributions to the Advancement of Disability Issues in Psychology
The Committee on Disability Issues in Psychology (CDIP) of the American Psychological Association (APA) presents its Distinguished Contributions to the Advancement of Disability Issues in Psychology Award.
- Task Force Report on Resilience and Strength in African American Children and Adolescents
Encourages a paradigm shift from an emphasis on risk to exploring the complex interactive process of resilience in African American youth