A publication of APA's Office of Public and Member Communications
March 27, 2012 | Vol. 1, No. 6
- Anti-bullying expert helps launch Born This Way Foundation
For its opening event, Lady Gaga’s new foundation selected APA member Susan Swearer, PhD, to lead a discussion on stemming the effects of bullying in the classroom.
- APA/APAGS Statement on the 2013 APPIC Internship Match
During the first phase of this year’s internship match process, fewer students looking for an internship failed to match than did last year.
- APA sponsors Speak Up for Kids public awareness campaign
As part of National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week, APA members can make a difference in their own community for children who may not be getting the mental health services they need.
- Advancing the National HIV/AIDS Strategy in Metropolitan Washington: Science-Practice Partnerships to be held April 20, 2012
- Mental health needs of those released from incarceration to be examined at upcoming conference
The National Commission on Correctional Health Care hosts “Preventing Recidivism: Where Do You Fit In?” May 19-22 in San Antonio, Texas.
- Tracking the scent of information
- APA comments on NIH working group on Diversity in the Biomedical Research Workforce
APA recommended NIH undertake a thorough scientific examination of the role of potential bias in the peer review process
- APA Activities Advance Protections for LGBT Students
Election Office Update
- Nominations sought for APA recording secretary
The APA Board of Directors is seeking nominations for the position of recording secretary.
From APA Publishing
- APA Journals now publisher of Law and Human Behavior
APA is the new publisher of the American Psychology-Law Society’s (Div. 41) official journal.
Calls for Nominations and Abstracts
- APA at the United Nations
- 2013 Call for Nominations: Committee on Early Career Psychologists
CECP is seeking two representatives to serve as a practice or a public interest representative for three-year terms (2013-2015). Candidates must be an APA member and must be able to attend mandatory committee meetings.
- Call for Nominations for APA's 6th Annual Excellence in Librarianship Award
Nominations are now open for APA's 6th annual Excellence in Librarianship Award, to be presented at the EBSS Forum at the American Library Association Annual Conference in Anaheim in June 2012.