July 25, 2012 | Vol. 1, No. 14

Spotlight

APA contributes to Institute of Medicine (IOM) report on mental health care needs for growing geriatric population

The Mental Health and Substance Use Workforce for Older Adults: In Whose Hands? examines current and future mental and behavioral health care needs of America’s aging population and issues a call to action for the education and training of a competent workforce to address these needs.

News

2012 APA Annual Convention

  • Disability-Related Programming
    Programming at the 2012 convention will include immigration, race, natural disasters, women, chronic illness and telehealth services.
  • Family-friendly options
    Numerous activities and services geared toward families will be available at this year’s convention.
  • PsycCareers LIVE and Employer Exhibit Booths
    Job-seekers and employers can connect through the PsycCareers Job Fair in advance of the upcoming 122nd Annual Convention in Washington, D.C.

Advocacy Update

From APA Publishing

  • Trauma Therapy in Context
    This book is intended for all clinical mental health professionals who work with trauma survivors, particularly those who seek to broaden their understanding of the way various approaches interact to inform a holistic understanding of trauma treatment.

Continuing Education in Psychology

  • Office of Continuing Education in Psychology
    The Office of Continuing Education in Psychology offers a wide range of continuing professional education opportunities for psychologists.
  • The Clinician's Corner
    A series of mini-workshops that feature leading practitioners and scholars working in key areas of professional practice. All workshops include CE credits

Calls for Nominations