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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.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
  • 4.Occupational Vulnerability for Psychologists
    All psychologists are vulnerable to occupational stress and distress at times in their careers, and may be vulnerable to impairment given the right circumstances.
    Web Page
  • 5.End of Life Issues and Care
    A report describing quality of care and psychological involvement in decisions about caregivers, family involvement, wills, power of attorney and religious rituals.
    Report
  • 6.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)
  • 7.When illness strikes you
    What are your ethical obligations as a practitioner in the face of a life-threatening illness?
    Magazine Article - Monitor on Psychology (November 2012)
  • 8.Executive Summary: Strengthening Psychology’s Role in Reducing Tobacco Health Disparities
    Executive summary for APA's Health Disparities Initiative meeting to discuss recommendations for preventing and treating smoking and tobacco use in vulnerable populations. Racial/ethnic minorities, low-income and rural populations are most severely affected.
    Summary
  • 9.Effects of Poverty, Hunger, and Homelessness on Children and Youth
    Where child poverty is concentrated, the effects of youth poverty regarding academic achievement, psychosocial outcomes and physical health, the prevalence of child hunger in the U.S., the effects of hunger and undernutrition on child development, the risks severe hunger can have on school-aged youth, the risk factors for homelessness in children and youth, and more.
    Web Page
  • 10.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
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