A publication of APA's Office of Public and Member Communications
January 30, 2012 | Vol. 1, No. 2
Users of APA’s online career center, PsycCareers, can now create an impressive online presence highlighting their experience and accomplishments.
- Standing up for psychology
- APA collaborates with Rep. Buerkle for military and veteran mental health workshop
- Psychology represented in federal report on collegiate civic education
A Crucible Moment: College Learning and Democracy’s Future addresses concerns over America’s weakening civic health by stressing democratic engagement in higher education.
- APA joins forces with the White House and other health professions to support military service members, veterans, and their families
- APA member chairs FDA Risk Communication Advisory Committee
Dr. Peters’ first meeting focused on direct-to-consumer advertising for pharmaceuticals
- Preventive health screenings at discounted pricing now available to all members
The APA Practice Organization is partnering with Life Line Screening to provide five types of potentially life-saving screenings to members at a discounted rate.
Election Office Update
Calls for Nominations
- Deadline extended: Call for nominations for Committee on Human Research
Scientists with interests in human research protections are sought for APA panel.
- 2013 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
- APA seeks nominations for 2013 awards
Nominate your colleagues now for next year’s annual convention
Continuing Education in Psychology
- Basics of APA Style: An Online Course
This online course is intended to help students learn how to apply basic rules of APA Style in writing term papers, research reports, and journal articles.
From the Press Room
- Blogging May Help Teens Dealing with Social Distress
Teens blogging about social problems, engaging with online community showed significant improvement, according to new research