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  • 1.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
  • 2.The Use of Anatomically Detailed Dolls in Forensic Evaluations
    Such dolls may help children to communicate when their language skills or emotional concerns preclude direct verbal responses and act as props for older children with difficulty expressing themselves verbally on sexual topics.
    Policy
  • 3.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.
    Policy
  • 4.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
  • 5.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
  • 6.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
  • 7.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
  • 8.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
  • 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.
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  • 10.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)
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