In the Public Interest
A publication of the Public Interest Directorate
"Psychological and Behavioral Perspectives on Health Disparities" Promotes Psychology's Role in Policy
The Office of Ethnic Minority Affairs, with the Public Interest Government Relations Office, has released a special issue of the Communique Newsjournal on "Psychological and Behavioral Perspectives on Health Disparities."
In This Issue
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