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  • 11.APA recognizes Older Americans Mental Health Week with congressional briefing
    A congressional briefing, coordinated by APA’s Public Interest Government Relations Office and cosponsored by the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, in honor of Older Americans Mental Health Week.
    Web Page (May 2011)
  • 12.Programs in the Office of Ethnic Minority Affairs
    Job bank services which assist employers seeking to hire ethnic minority psychologists, ethnic minority psychological associations such as CNPAAEMI, recruitment retention and training like the Diversity Project 2000 and Beyond, psychology and ethnic minority serving institutions, promoting psychological research and training on health disparities issues, and more.
    Web Page
  • 13.APA sends letter of support for U.S. Commission on Civil Rights bullying briefing
    APA members provided testimony on LGBT bullying and discrimination at a U.S. Commission on Civil Rights briefing on enforcing civil rights laws.
    Web Page (May 2011)
  • 14.APA Members Advocate For National HIV/AIDS Strategy Priorities
    Leading psychologists in the area of HIV/AIDS, including members of the APA Committee on Psychology and AIDS, participated in meetings with high-level federal officials and congressional staff to discuss APA priorities for the National HIV/AIDS Strategy.
    Web Page (December 2010)
  • 15.Public Interest GRO and ED GRO Partner Together to Provide a Hill Briefing
    The Government Relations offices co-sponsored a congressional briefing entitled "Addressing the Mental Health Needs of Service Members, Veterans, and their Families: Innovative Strategies for Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery".
    Briefing
  • 16.APA Efforts Facilitate Introduction of Critical Interpersonal Violence Bill
    In October 2011, APA’s Public Interest Government Relations Office worked with Senator Kay Hagan (D-NC) in support of the introduction of the Consolidation of Grants to Strengthen the Healthcare System’s Response to Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Act.
    Web Page (January 2011)
  • 17.President Signs a Comprehensive Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act
    On March 7, President Obama signed the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (P.L. 1134) into law, marking the culmination of multiple years of advocacy by APA members and staff. The act includes includes key provisions to provide greater protections for immigrants, LGBT and American Indian, Alaska Native, and Pacific Islander survivors.
  • 18.Outstanding Achievement by a Psychological Association Staff Member
    Outstanding achievements of awardees may include demonstrating excellent leadership skills, advancing psychology through innovative or significant accomplishments, inspiring greater involvement of members, serving as an outstanding role model and mentor for other staff members, and providing community service of significant value to his/her psychological association and psychology.
    Scholarship/Grant/Award
  • 19.APA Informs Federal Officials of Policy Changes Related to Detainee Welfare and Interrogation in National Security Settings
    APA has sent letters to key federal agency officials, including the secretary of defense, U.S. attorney general and the CIA director, reiterating APA’s strict prohibition against psychologist involvement in torture or other types of inhumane treatment of national security detainees and informing them of recent modifications to the association’s longstanding policy related to psychologists' involvement in national security settings.
    Press Release (March 2014)
  • 20.APA Revises National Standards for High School Psychology Curricula
    The revised standards now comprise seven domains which include scientific inquiry, biopsychology, development and learning, sociocultural context, cognition, individual variations, and applications of psychological science, along with new standard areas that include those on social interactions, sociocultural diversity, health and vocational applications.
    Press Release (August 2011)
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