October 15, 2013 |Vol. 2, No. 12

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APA teams with Microsoft to create mental health lessons through ‘Skype in the classroom’ collaborative education program

APA teams with Microsoft to create mental health lessons through ‘Skype in the classroom’ collaborative education program

The APA-Microsoft partnership will tap psychologists to give Skype-based classroom talks on anxiety, depression, anger and resilience for students across the U.S.

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From APA Publishing

  • Trauma and Substance Abuse
    This book explores the underrecognized connection between post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and substance abuse.
  • Exploring Sport and Exercise Psychology
    This edited volume is intended for psychologists, kinesiologists, physical education specialists, and students interested in exploring opportunities in sport and exercise psychology.

APA Journals Special Issues

  • Health Psychology Meets Behavioral Economics
    Special issue of the APA journal Health Psychology, Vol. 32, No. 9, September 2013. The issue was designed to attract both conceptual and empirical articles, to present a wide spectrum of thinking and methods, and to illustrate how behavioral economics might address today's pressing health problems.
  • Clinical Process
    Special issue of the APA journal Psychotherapy, Vol. 50, No. 3, September 2013. The articles describe behaviors or techniques that help stimulate Clinical Process, shape its content, or influence its direction and focus.

Calls for Nominations and Applications

  • Call for Nominations for Journal Editors
    APA Division 42 (Psychologists in Independent Practice) has opened nominations for the editorship of a new quarterly journal, tentatively titled Practice Innovations, to begin publication in 2016. Nominations will be considered until selection is completed, but for optimal consideration candidates should apply before March 15, 2015.
  • APA Grants for Internship Programs

    APA has allocated up to $3 million over a period of four years for seed funding under a grant application process to increase the number of APA-accredited internship programs and positions.