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  • 1.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
  • 2.Chapter XVI: Financial Affairs
    Policies covering investment, staff compensation, dues increases and spending guidelines.
    Policy
  • 3.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
  • 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 Male Violence Against Women
    Violence against women is a major cause of reduced quality of life, distress, injury and death for women and has serious secondary effects for families, communities and the economy
    Policy
  • 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.Chapter II: Elections, Awards, Membership and Human Resources
    Election and membership policy relating to the Council of Representatives, SPTA representatives, the election process, the apportionment ballot, membership fees, Fellows and affirmative action.
    Policy
  • 8.Chapter IV: Board of Directors (Part 2)
    Policies regarding the Board of Directors, including issues of terrorism, other organizations, needs of military personnel, mental disability and the death penalty, workforce analysis and integrated health care.
    Policy
  • 9.Chapter XIV: International Affairs
    Policies regarding matters of international interest, including refugees, Zionism, opposition to torture, human rights, culture and gender in international psychology, and genocide.
    Policy
  • 10.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)
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Results 110 of 24 for "Policy"X related to "In Brief: November 2008"