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


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.


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: Create or login to your PsycCareers.com account. On your account “Overview” page, indicate you’ll be attending PsycCareers LIVE – this will flag your resume in the database so participating employers can reach out to you (if you prefer, you can keep your identity confidential). To attend PsycCareers LIVE you’ll need to register for the APA annual convention if you have not already done so. As employers register and post jobs, you’ll be able to view them on PsycCareers.com prior to the event (and you can create email Job Alerts to be notified of new Career Fair listings). Employers: To register for PsycCareers LIVE, please contact Cristina Ferrara by calling 866-964-2765 ext. 2726.

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