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  • 1.Crossroads: The Psychology of Immigration in the New Century
    This report describes the diverse population of immigrants and addresses the psychological experience of immigration, focusing on factors that impede and facilitate adjustment.
    Report
  • 2.Research in Brain Function and Learning
    It is important for teachers and parents to understand that maturation of the brain influences learning readiness. For teachers, this is especially important when designing lessons and selecting which strategies to use.
    Curriculum
  • 3.Committed to kids’ well-being
    APF Koppitz grantees are advancing child development research in such areas as autism and sickle cell disease.
    Magazine Article - Monitor on Psychology (February 2013)
  • 4.New Research Suggests Possible Direction for Treatment of Autism
    In the first successful experiment with humans using a treatment known as sensory-motor or environmental enrichment, researchers documented marked improvement in young boys with autism when compared to boys treated with traditional behavioral therapies.
    Press Release (May 2013)
  • 5.Young Children May Go Above and Beyond When Helping Adults
    When it comes to helping, 3-year-olds may ignore an adult’s specific request for an unhelpful item and go out of their way to bring something more useful.
    Press Release (February 2013)
  • 6.Children and Trauma: Update for Mental Health Professionals
    Many children are exposed to traumatic life events, such as abuse, school violence, car accidents or terrorism. Short-term distress is common but most children and adolescents show resilience.
    Web Page (January 2011)
  • 7.Speaking of Psychology: Teaching social skills to autistic teens
    Psychologist Elizabeth Laugeson, PsyD, discusses a training program that she developed to teach skills that allow them to interact with their peers and build lasting friendships.
    Web Article
  • 8.Developing Responsible and Autonomous Learners: A Key to Motivating Students
    Research has shown that motivation is related to whether or not students have opportunities to be autonomous and to make important academic choices. Having choices allows children to feel that they have control or ownership over their own learning. This, in turn, helps them develop a sense of responsibility and self-motivation.
    Curriculum
  • 9.GPE Anecdotes
    Individual accounts of the impact of the Graduate Psychology Education Program on various institutions and programs.
    Web Page
  • 10.Guidelines for Psychological Practice with Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Clients
    These guidelines provide practitioners with a frame of reference for the treatment of lesbian, gay and bisexual clients, and basic information and further references in the areas of assessment, intervention, identity, relationships and the education and training of psychologists.
    Guidelines (February 2011)
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