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  • 1.Crossroads: The Psychology of Immigration in the New Century
    This report describes the diverse population of immigrants and addresses the psychological experience of immigration, focusing on factors that impede and facilitate adjustment.
    Report
  • 2.Gun Violence: Prediction, Prevention, and Policy
    This report reviews research-based evidence on causes of gun violence, whether it is homicide, suicide or a school shooting. How do mental health and mental illness affect prediction of gun violence? What can be done at the individual and community level to prevent gun violence?
    Report (December 2013)
  • 3.Guidelines for Psychological Practice with Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Clients
    These guidelines provide practitioners with a frame of reference for the treatment of lesbian, gay and bisexual clients, and basic information and further references in the areas of assessment, intervention, identity, relationships and the education and training of psychologists.
    Guidelines (February 2011)
  • 4.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
  • 5.Guidelines for Psychological Evaluations in Child Protection Matters
    Guidelines on how to evaluate children and adolescents in a child protection or child abuse case including information on bias, legal consequences, professional competence and records.
    Guidelines (January 2013)
  • 6.Understanding and Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect
    The Child Abuse and Prevention Treatment Act (CAPTA) defines child abuse and neglect or child maltreatment as any recent act or failure to act on the part of a parent or caretaker, which results in death, serious physical or emotional harm, sexual abuse or exploitation, or an act or failure to act which presents an imminent risk of serious harm.
    Fact Sheet
  • 7.APA on Children Raised by Gay and Lesbian Parents
    APA and other health professional and scientific organizations have concluded that there is no scientific evidence that parenting effectiveness is related to parental sexual orientation.
    News Responses (June 2012)
  • 8.ACT/Parents Raising Safe Kids Program
    This eight-week program focuses primarily on educating parents and other adults who raise and care for young children to create early environments that protect them from violence and is based on research that indicates that effective parenting is a critical factor to prevent youth behavior problems.
    Web Page
  • 9.Protecting Our Children From Abuse and Neglect
    Understanding why adults abuse children, examples of physical and sexual child abuse and neglect, knowing how to spot the warning signs of abuse and neglect, what can happen to abused or neglected children, how to stop abuse and neglect, where to go for help and more.
    Web Page
  • 10.Guidelines for Assessment of and Intervention with Persons with Disabilities
    Guidelines to help psychologists conceptualize and implement more effective, fair and ethical psychological assessments and interventions with persons with disabilities by making their practices more accessible and disability-sensitive, enhancing their working relationships with clients with disabilities, and more. Adopted by APA Council of Representatives on February 18, 2011.
    Guidelines (January 2011)
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Results 110 of 11097 related to "Protecting our children"