Psychology: Science in Action addresses APA's strategic plan objective to increase the public's recognition of psychology as a science and a STEM discipline.
- APA Member Delivers Congressional Testimony on Mental Health Systems Reform
Arthur C. Evans is commissioner of Philadelphia’s Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services
- APA partners with federal agency to advance worker safety, health and well-being
The 1st International Symposium to Advance Total Worker Health, Oct. 6-8 in Washington, D.C., will evaluate the current state of the science and practice of occupational safety and health.
- Psychologists' role in preventing and treating obesity though the lifespan
New briefing sheets offer information and guidance to psychologists to help prevent and treat childhood, adolescent and adult obesity.
- Undergraduate and graduate students can share perspectives in APA's Public Interest Directorate newsletter
“In the Public Interest,” the directorate's monthly email newsletter, now includes a recurring section featuring insights from students studying psychology.
- APA headquarters building earns LEED certification for its operation and maintenance
Numerous operational changes, improvements and investments have optimized the building's efficiency, energy use and impact on the environment.
- Online tool allows members to tailor communications from APA
MyAPA allows members to select which APA newsletters, emails and research alerts they would like to receive.
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.
From APA Publishing
- Organizational Change Through Individual Empowerment
This incisive retrospective by social psychologist Hans Toch surveys the author's groundbreaking work among police, corrections officers, and inmates, to investigate the psychologist's role in promoting participatory change.
- Parenting Children With ADHD
This guidebook shows readers how to obtain a comprehensive ADHD evaluation, school accommodations, and the ways medication, attention training, and parenting techniques can promote the success of children with ADHD.
- Coping With Infertility, Miscarriage, and Neonatal Loss
This wise, compassionate book teaches proven strategies for coping with pregnancy loss and infertility, allowing readers to break out of the cycle of sadness and rumination and heal with grace and dignity.
- Multiculturalism and Diversity in Clinical Supervision
This practical guide presents a model for developing multicultural competence within supervision. The model emphasizes self-assessment to define the cultural niche of each member of the supervision triad (therapist, client, and supervisor).
Calls for Nominations and Applications
- BEA Outstanding Graduate Teaching of Psychology as a core STEM Discipline Award
Award recognizing the contributions of a graduate level professor whose teaching exemplifies psychology as a core science among the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.
- APA Grants for Internship Programs
APA has allocated up to $3 million over a period of four years for seed funding under a grant application process to increase the number of APA-accredited internship programs and positions.
- 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 member Nicholas Epley, PhD, in:
At Airports, a Misplaced Faith in Body Language – The New York Times
“Reading people's expressions can give you a little information, but you get so much more just by talking to them. The mind comes through the mouth.”
Speaking of Psychology
"Speaking of Psychology" is an audio podcast series that gives psychologists the opportunity to talk about their work and share their insights.
Episode 9: Understanding climate change (Janet Swim, PhD, and John Fraser, PhD)
Call for Comments
Submit comments by June 7 on the proposed task force guidelines.