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- National Institute on Aging sponsors Alzheimer’s Disease Research Summit
Recommendations for advancing research are issued.
By Pat Kobor
- BSSV program provides HIV prevention capacity-building assistance to community based organizations
APA’s national capacity-building initiative translates HIV prevention science into culturally relevant practice.
- APA Effective Providers for Child Victims of Violence Program director briefs U.S. Department of Justice officials
Julia da Silva, director of APA’s Violence Prevention Office, discussed the achievements of the three-tiered national training program.
- APA Graduate Student Affiliates
- APA sponsors Collaborative Family Health Care Association conference
The conference, Oct. 4-6, 2012, in Austin, Texas, will focus on the future of integrated health care.
From APA Publishing
- Research for the Public Good
This book provides models and examples of translational research in the social and behavioral sciences—that is, research that links the findings of social and behavioral studies with programs and policies that improve human health and well-being.
Calls for Nominations and Awards
- ASPP Student Travel Award: Learn How APA Governance Works
Doctoral students in psychology can apply by July 15 for an expense paid trip to the APA council meeting in Washington to become familiar with APA’s governance structure.
- APA Fellows Committee
The APA Fellows Committee seeks nominations for two new members for a three-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2013.
- 2014 Call for Nominations: Committee on Early Career Psychologists
CECP is seeking nominations for three representatives to serve a three-year term (2015-2017).
Continuing Education in Psychology
- CE Workshops
Select from 81 continuing education workshops at APA’s convention this year, including four presidential workshops and the sixth annual distinguished workshop series.
Science of Spatial Learning – U.S. News & World Report
“It’s probably true that some people are born with a better ability to take in spatial information, but that doesn’t mean if you aren’t born with it, you can’t change. The brain has a certain amount of plasticity.”
Can you make headlines?
APA’s Public Affairs office seeks copies of presentations scheduled for this year’s convention.