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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.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.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
  • 4.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
  • 5.APA Resolution on Children's Mental Health
    There is a disparity of access to appropriate evidence-based promotion, prevention and treatment services based on poverty, ethnicity, race and special needs of children.
    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.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
  • 8.Chapter VII: Publications and Communications
    Policies for all external communications, including advertising in journals, freedom of scientific inquiry and complimentary subscriptions.
    Policy
  • 9.United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child
    APA supports the UN Convention's recognition of cultural diversity within the context of an overriding concern for children's welfare.
    Policy
  • 10.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.
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