Policy Statements and Resolutions Related to Children, Youth and Families
Since its inception, APA has passed several resolutions designed to promote the health, education and welfare of children, youth and families worldwide.
Child & Adolescent Mental Health and Wellbeing
Child Abuse & Neglect
Bullying Among Children and Youth (PDF, 33KB)
Social Practices that Induce Violence (PDF, 23KB)
Violence in Video Games and Interactive Media (PDF, 89KB)
This 2005 policy statement is currently under review. The APA Board of Directors is in the process of appointing a task force to review the literature published in the area since the current policy statement was adopted. The task force will report its findings and recommendations on potential changes to the APA policy statement when its work is completed.