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  • 1.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
  • 2.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)
  • 3.Resolution on Appropriate Affirmative Responses to Sexual Orientation Distress and Change Efforts
    The American Psychological Association concludes that there is insufficient evidence to support the use of psychological interventions to change sexual orientation.
    Policy
  • 4.Chapter IV: Board of Directors (Part 1)
    Current policies regarding the Board of Directors, including issues of retreat locations, endorsing the mission of the NIH, emergency actions and racism.
    Policy
  • 5.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.
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  • 6.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)
  • 7.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
  • 8.Chapter XI: Scientific Affairs
    Policies related to scientific issues such as Dianetics, research findings, human subjects protection, science education, evolution and creationism, facilitated communication, smoking, test user qualifications and academic boycotts.
    Policy
  • 9.Equal Rights Amendment
    Psychological theories and research should have no bearing upon the desirability of the Equal Rights Amendment, which is a matter of human rights rather than of scientific fact.
    Policy
  • 10.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.
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Results 110 of 48 for "Policy"X related to "Bridging a reading gap"