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  • 1.Chapter XII: Public Interest (Part 1)
    Current public interest policies on subjects such as abortion, political dissent, corporal punishment, child custody, boxing, nuclear weapons, acessibility, AIDS education, homelessness, sexism and special education.
    Policy
  • 2.Abortion Resolutions
    Termination of pregnancy is a civil right of the pregnant woman, to be handled as other medical and surgical procedures in consultation with her physician, and is legal if performed by a licensed physician in a licensed medical facility.
    Policy
  • 3.Chapter XII: Public Interest (Part 2)
    Current Public Interest policies of the American Psychological Association, on subjects such as disabilities, gender identity, sexual orientation, antisemitism, obesity and ethnic minorities.
    Policy
  • 4.Resolution on Family Caregivers
    The number of family caregivers is expected to increase due to the aging of the population, and an escalating rate of chronic, debilitating health conditions.
    Policy
  • 5.Resolution On Male Violence Against Women
    Violence against women is a major cause of reduced quality of life, distress, injury and death for women and has serious secondary effects for families, communities and the economy
    Policy
  • 6.Chapter X: Professional Affairs (Part 1)
    Policies regarding the profession of psychology, including hypnosis, managed health care, licensing, impaired psychologists, hospital privileges, school psychology and prescription privileges.
    Policy
  • 7.Advocacy for Psychology as a STEM Discipline
    Policy of the APA Council of Representatives advocating for psychology as a discipline on par with science, technology, engineering and math.
    Policy
  • 8.Resolution on Appropriate Affirmative Responses to Sexual Orientation Distress and Change Efforts
    The American Psychological Association concludes that there is insufficient evidence to support the use of psychological interventions to change sexual orientation.
    Policy
  • 9.Chapter XI: Scientific Affairs
    Policies related to scientific issues such as Dianetics, research findings, human subjects protection, science education, evolution and creationism, facilitated communication, smoking, test user qualifications and academic boycotts.
    Policy
  • 10.Recognition of Psychotherapy Effectiveness
    In 2012, the Council of Representatives approved the resolution that, as a healing practice and professional service, psychotherapy is effective and highly cost-effective. Consequently, psychotherapy should be included in the health care system as an established evidence-based practice.
    Policy (August 2012)
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Results 110 of 19 for "Policy"X related to "In Brief: April 2011"