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  • 1.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
  • 2.Chapter IV: Board of Directors (Part 2)
    Policies regarding the Board of Directors, including issues of terrorism, other organizations, needs of military personnel, mental disability and the death penalty, workforce analysis and integrated health care.
    Policy
  • 3.United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child
    APA supports the UN Convention's recognition of cultural diversity within the context of an overriding concern for children's welfare.
    Policy
  • 4.Chapter XIV: International Affairs
    Policies regarding matters of international interest, including refugees, Zionism, opposition to torture, human rights, culture and gender in international psychology, and genocide.
    Policy
  • 5.Chapter II: Elections, Awards, Membership and Human Resources
    Election and membership policy relating to the Council of Representatives, SPTA representatives, the election process, the apportionment ballot, membership fees, Fellows and affirmative action.
    Policy
  • 6.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
  • 7.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
  • 8.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)
  • 9.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
  • 10.Chapter III: Ethics
    Resolutions related to ethics in psychology, including the ethical principles of psychologists and code of conduct, and resolutions against torture and other inhuman conduct.
    Policy
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Results 110 of 19 for "Policy"X related to "In Brief: November 2011"