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  • 1.Advocacy for Psychology as a STEM Discipline
    Policy of the APA Council of Representatives advocating for psychology as a discipline on par with science, technology, engineering and math.
    Policy
  • 2.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
  • 3.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
  • 4.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
  • 5.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.
    Policy
  • 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.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
  • 8.Ethnic Minority Affairs Guidelines, Policy Statements and Resolutions
    APA guidelines, policy statements and resolutions related to ethnic minority affairs.
    Policy
  • 9.Child Custody
    It it is scientifically and psychologically baseless to discriminate against men because of their sex in assignment of children's custody, adoption, child-care services, and parental leave in relation to childbirth and emergencies.
    Policy
  • 10.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
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