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  • 1.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
  • 2.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
  • 3.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
  • 4.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
  • 5.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)
  • 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.Ethnic Minority Affairs Guidelines, Policy Statements and Resolutions
    APA guidelines, policy statements and resolutions related to ethnic minority affairs.
    Policy
  • 8.Chapter 13: Ethnic Minority Affairs
    Policies regarding the role of ethnicity and race, racial profiling in law enforcement, diversity, American Indian mascots, and ethnic minority recruitment and retention.
    Policy
  • 9.Chapter XII: Public Interest (Part 1)
    Current public interest policies on subjects such as abortion, political dissent, corporal punishment, child custody, boxing, nuclear weapons, acessibility, AIDS education, homelessness, sexism and special education.
    Policy
  • 10.Resolution on Ageism
    Psychologists have documented the role of ageism in assessment and treatment of older adults, and the effects of aging on human behavior and performance and the effects of age stereotypes on workplace discrimination.
    Policy
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Results 110 of 41 for "Policy"X related to "From the Practice Directorate"