Through a long-standing partnership with the American Red Cross, psychologists provided emotional support to workers and survivors of Superstorm Sandy at shelters and mobile emergency aid stations.
- Videos for Psychology Teachers
Seven video sessions recorded at the APA convention in Orlando, Fla., are available online for teachers of high school psychology to use in class.
- APA fellow Peter Salovey, PhD, appointed Yale University president
Acclaimed for his work in emotional intelligence, Salovey becomes the latest psychologist to lead a prestigious university.
- Psychologists at APA Science Leadership Conference take a fresh look at how to advance the discipline
Focus is on strengthening psychological science within academic institutions and local communities.
By Howard S. Kurtzman
- Meet the 2012 APA TOPSS Excellence in Teaching Award recipients
Learn more about the 2012 TOPSS “Teachers of the Year”
By Jann Longman, MA
- Do 360 evaluations work?
From APA Publishing
- Spiritual Interventions in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy
This book presents guidance for integrating spiritual interventions in psychotherapy with children and their families. Case studies are included, and ethical issues are given special consideration.
- Authoritative Parenting
This book updates the thinking about authoritative parenting, which combines high levels of both responsiveness and demandingness. The book demonstrates the style's effectiveness in fostering high achievement, emotional adjustment, self-reliance, and social confidence in children and adolescents.
- Alcohol and Illicit Drug Use in the Workforce and Workplace
This authoritative book examines what we know and don't know about workforce and workplace substance involvement, including popular myths about the prevalence, causes, and productivity outcomes of employee substance use.
Continuing Education in Psychology
APA member Thomas S. Greenspon, PhD, in:
Inside the Minds of the Perfectionists – The Wall Street Journal
"Our research shows that successful perfectionists are successful in spite of it, not because of it," says Tom Greenspon, a psychologist in Minneapolis. "If you [are] worrying more about how you are doing than what you are doing, you'll stumble."