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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 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
  • 3.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
  • 4.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
  • 5.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
  • 6.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
  • 7.A Letter to COSEPUP
    APA's thoughts regarding the issue of science, engineering and health professional appointments to federal advisory committees.
    Policy
  • 8.Conflict of Interest and Duality Guidelines for the Board of Directors
    Any duality of interest or possible conflict of interest on the part of any officer or governing board member should be disclosed to the other members of the board and made a matter of record.
    Policy
  • 9.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)
  • 10.The Use of Anatomically Detailed Dolls in Forensic Evaluations
    Such dolls may help children to communicate when their language skills or emotional concerns preclude direct verbal responses and act as props for older children with difficulty expressing themselves verbally on sexual topics.
    Policy
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