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  • 1.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)
  • 2.APA Resolution on Children's Mental Health
    There is a disparity of access to appropriate evidence-based promotion, prevention and treatment services based on poverty, ethnicity, race and special needs of children.
    Policy
  • 3.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
  • 4.Resolution on Affirming Psychologists’ Role in Addressing Global Climate Change
    Scientists agree recent climate change is associated with human behavior resulting in increased greenhouse gas emission.
    Policy
  • 5.Resolution on Firearm Violence Research and Prevention
    APA resolves to encourage the scientific study of firearm violence and its prevention, and to encourage psychologists to respond to the problem of firearm violence as scientists, practitioners and educators.
    Policy (January 2014)
  • 6.Resolution on Marriage Equality for Same-Sex Couples
    Civil marriage, civil unions and domestic partnerships perpetuates the stigma historically attached to homosexuality, and reinforces prejudice against lesbian, gay and bisexual people based on their sexual orientation or gender identity.
    Policy
  • 7.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
  • 8.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
  • 9.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
  • 10.Chapter 13: Ethnic Minority Affairs
    Policies regarding the role of ethnicity and race, racial profiling in law enforcement, diversity, American Indian mascots, and ethnic minority recruitment and retention.
    Policy
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Results 110 of 28 for "Policy"X related to "Priorities for the year ahead"