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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 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.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)
  • 4.A Letter to COSEPUP
    APA's thoughts regarding the issue of science, engineering and health professional appointments to federal advisory committees.
    Policy
  • 5.Equal Rights Amendment
    Psychological theories and research should have no bearing upon the desirability of the Equal Rights Amendment, which is a matter of human rights rather than of scientific fact.
    Policy
  • 6.APA Resolution on UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Convention's Optional Protocols
    APA strongly supports the principles and optional protocols of the UN Convention on the rights of the child, and will examine the implications of the principles in the Convention for psychologists' practice, research, education and advocacy.
    Policy
  • 7.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
  • 8.Chapter XVI: Financial Affairs
    Policies covering investment, staff compensation, dues increases and spending guidelines.
    Policy
  • 9.Chapter XI: Scientific Affairs
    Policies related to scientific issues such as Dianetics, research findings, human subjects protection, science education, evolution and creationism, facilitated communication, smoking, test user qualifications and academic boycotts.
    Policy
  • 10.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
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Results 110 of 31 for "Policy"X related to "Education advocacy updates"