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  • 1.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
  • 2.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
  • 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.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
  • 5.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
  • 6.Chapter X: Professional Affairs (Part 2)
    Policies regarding the profession of psychology, including the stigma of mental illness, the health care system, diagnosis of autism, treatment guidelines, outpatient civil commitment, record-keeping, evidence-based practice and child custody.
    Policy
  • 7.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)
  • 8.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
  • 9.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)
  • 10.APA Resolution on UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Convention's Optional Protocols
    APA strongly supports the principles and optional protocols of the UN Convention on the rights of the child, and will examine the implications of the principles in the Convention for psychologists' practice, research, education and advocacy.
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