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  • 1.What the Economic Downturn Means for Children, Youth, and Families
    For low-income families, the economic downturn severely affects basic needs such as food security, healthcare and shelter. Includes APA resources for parents and practitioners.
    Web Article
  • 2.Healthy Media for Youth Week
    APA will recognize Healthy Media for Youth Week which will feature activities, programs and learning opportunities spearheaded by the APA Public Interest Directorate to draw attention to ways in which psychological research has substantiated the tremendous impact that media has on our youth.
    Web Article
  • 3.Promoting Healthy Behaviors to Prevent Obesity and Unhealthy Weight Control in Our Youth
    Unhealthy weight behaviors such as fasting, skipping meals, using diet pills, etc., and food industry and other advertising that targets youth and girls can contribute to youth obesity. Obese youth are also more likely to experience symptoms of psychological and social distress.
    Web Article
  • 4.JJDPA: Mental Health and Substance Abuse Issues
    Considerable questions remain with regard to the intersection of juvenile justice and mental health and substance abuse.
    Web Article
  • 5.APA Advocacy Issues
    APA's Government Relations offices work on issues such as aging; lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender concerns; disability; peer review; trauma, violence and abuse; veterans and military issues; and children and the media.
    Web Article
  • 6.White House Champions of Change
    James H. Bray, PhD, 2009 President of American Psychological Association, discusses the White House Champions of Change meeting on ways to reduce homelesness.
    Web Article (July 2012)
  • 7.The Keeping Families Together Act
    The act would provide grants to keeping children in their families, establish a task force to examine mental health issues in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems; and include children and adolescents in residential treatment facilities for Medicaid home or community-based services waivers.
    Web Article
  • 8.Evidence-based Obesity Management for Primary Care
    Evidence-based treatment of pediatric overweight and obesity begins with accurate assessment of the child or adolescent's age, height and weight. Environmental, economic, cultural and behavioral factors are also important contributors to consider.
    Web Article
  • 9.APA Materials at the Library of Congress
    A collection of APA's records at the Library of Congress, including more than 270,000 items from APA Central Office, Divisions, and State and Provincial Psychological Associations.
    Web Article
  • 10.Bullying and School Climate
    Research shows that bullying and school climate are linked to children’s academic achievement, learning and development.
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