In the Public Interest
A publication of the Public Interest Directorate
In This Issue
- Children and trauma: Report of the Task Force on Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and Trauma in Children and Adolescents
The Task Force on Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and Trauma in Children and Adolescents identified “what we know” and “what we need to know” regarding the development and treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in youth.
- Graduate Faculty in Psychology Interested in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Issues 2009 Survey
The 2009 questionnaire asked graduate departments about courses, supervision, dissertations, theses, and training related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues.
The American Psychological Association's Office on AIDS provides information, training, and technical assistance on a wide range of HIV/AIDS-related topics.
- Work, Stress and Health 2013: Protecting and Promoting Total Worker Health™
This conference covers numerous topics of interest to labor, management, practitioners, and researchers, such as work and family issues, new forms of work organization, changing worker demographics, and best practices for preventing stress and improving the health of workers and their organizations.
- Promoting Psychological Research and Training on Health Disparities
Find resources from the Office of Ethnic Minority Affairs on health disparities research and training, including the ProDIGS small grants program.
- Effects of Poverty, Hunger and Homelessness on Children and Youth
A summary of the myriad effects of poverty, homelessness and hunger on children and youth.
- Enhancing Your Interactions With People With Disabilities
This publication illustrates appropriate ways to reflect the increased participation of people with disabilities in our society.
- 2012 Call for Applications to the Leadership Institute for Women in Psychology
Women psychologists in clinical and consulting fields, in addition to academia and academic medicine, are now eligible
- Committee on Psychology in the Public Interest Awards
This awards program recognizes psychologists who have made distinguished contributions to the Public Interest that advance psychology as a science and/or a profession.
- Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychology in the Public Interest
This award recognizes people who have advanced psychology as a science and/or profession by a single extraordinary achievement or a lifetime of outstanding contributions in the public interest.
- February 2010 Policy Update
Public Interest Government Relations Office updates on federal policy issues, including juvenile justice priorities, mental health workforce needs, and the public interest policy internship.