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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.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
  • 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.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
  • 5.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
  • 6.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
  • 7.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
  • 8.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
  • 9.Corporal Punishment
    Socially acceptable goals of education, training and socialization can be achieved without the use of physical violence against children, and that children so raised, grow to moral and competent adulthood.
    Policy
  • 10.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
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Results 110 of 29 for "Policy"X related to "In Brief: May 2010"