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  • 1.Task Force on the Interface between Psychology and Global Climate Change
    The task force is responsible for developing a proposed research agenda dealing with how psychological science should address global climate change, which will provide APA with action and policy recommendations in regards to commonalities in psychological science and global climate shifts.
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  • 2.Policy and Advocacy Issues on HIV/AIDS
    The Office on AIDS collaborates with the APA Public Policy Office to develop national policy on HIV/AIDS, behavioral science, and mental health service delivery. Information pertaining to HIV/AIDS Advocacy issues are routinely developed and distributed to APA members, members of Congress, and federal agency officials.
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  • 3.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)
  • 4.Dr. Lula A. Beatty Joins APA to Work on Substance Abuse and Health Disparities
    Beatty, the director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse Special Populations Office in the Office of the Director, comes to APA on a temporary basis and is working in APA's Public Interest Directorate on substance abuse and health disparities issues such as racial/ethnic minority research and participation of underrepresented scholars in drug abuse and addiction research.
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  • 5.Educational Testing (ETS) Post-Doctoral Fellowship Award Program
    This fellowship provides opportunities to recent doctoral recipients and to increase the number of women and minority professionals working in the following fields: psychology; education; sociology of education; psychometrics; statistics; computer science; linguistics; educational, occupational, or vocational testing, including alternative forms of assessment for special populations; testing issues associated with new forms of assessment or policy research language assessment.
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  • 6.Handbook of Rehabilitation Psychology, Second Edition
    Reflecting the ever-expanding scope of rehabilitation psychology, this handbook covers diverse topics such as the clinical conditions most common to rehabilitation psychology (spinal cord injury, limb amputation, traumatic brain injury, stroke and more), assessment and clinical interventions, neuroimaging, alcohol and substance abuse, vocational rehabilitation, assistive technology for cognitive impairments, ethics, spirituality, and the problems of family caregivers.
    Continuing Education Program
  • 7.October 2011 Policy Update
    APA’s Public Interest Government Relations Office as co-hosted a conference on military service member and veteran suicide prevention and have submitted a statement on socioeconomic status to a key United States Senate subcommittee.
    Web Page (October 2011)
  • 8.APA Policy States that Academic Boycotts Violate Academic Freedom and Disrupt Scientific Exchange
    APA condemns academic boycotts as a violation of academic freedom and a disruption of the exchange of scientific and scholarly ideas.
    Press Release (December 2013)
  • 9.Psychology's Political Action Committee
    APAPO-PAC is dedicated to supporting candidates for the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives who advocate for psychology, which is crucial for the success of APAPO’s legislative advocacy strategy. Other vital legislative activities include direct lobbying on Capitol Hill and grassroots psychologists’ engagement with their members of Congress.
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  • 10.Psychology, Politics, and Public Policy
    Special issue of the APA journal History of Psychology, Vol. 14, No. 3, August 2011. Includes articles about psychology, politics, and public policy in terms of same-sex relationships; apartheid; crisis counseling and disaster relief; identity politics; and socialism and eugenics.
    Journal Special Issue - History of Psychology (August 2011)
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