- State by state, psychologists stand for science
An APA program is training advocates to explain to members of Congress — in person — why psychology research is important.
- APA’s Psychology: Science in Action campaign expands, focusing on neuropsychology and reaching larger audiences
APA’s public education campaign now features neuropsychologist Jennifer Manly, PhD, and has begun to sponsor programming on NPR.
- APA mourns passing of Raymond D. Fowler, PhD, former association president, CEO
Fowler was APA president in 1988 and served as APA’s executive vice president and chief executive officer from 1989 to 2003.
- Online tool allows members to tailor communications from APA
MyAPA allows members to select which APA newsletters, emails and research alerts they would like to receive.
From APA Publishing
- Translational Issues in Psychological Science
This is a critical issues translational journal, with each issue concentrating on a single important, timely, and/or potentially controversial theme in translational science that is of broad interest to scientists, practitioners, and the general public.
- APA Handbook of Human Systems Integration
This single-volume handbook is intended to solidify the new discipline of human systems integration, which concerns the relationship of individuals and organizations to technology and the environment.
- A Concise Guide to Personality Disorders
This book reviews what is known and what is not known about personality disorders, and what this implies for clinical practice.
- Mindfulness for Well-Being
This DVD demonstrates three mindfulness exercises within a group therapy setting and discusses the science and practice of mindfulness.
Continuing Education in Psychology
- 2015 APA Annual Convention continuing education workshop enrollment opens April 15
Attendees can choose from 68 half- or full-day workshops, including four presidential workshops and the 7th Annual Distinguished Workshop Series.
- APA Clinician’s Corner — Growing and Sustaining a Private Practice: Opportunities Are Where You Find Them and Where You Make Them
At this workshop offered via live webcast on April 17, Steven Walfish, PhD, will focus on the process of creativity and how entrepreneurial thinking can shape a thriving private practice.
- On-demand video recordings offer continuing education credit
Videos include recordings of past Clinician's Corner workshops, professional development programs, convention sessions and interactive classroom programs.
Calls for Applications, Proposals and Comments
- 2015 Work, Stress and Health Conference
Register online for the conference addressing the ever-changing nature of work, May 6-9, in Atlanta.
- APA policy and advocacy fellowship to increase psychology doctoral internship financial sustainability through Medicaid reimbursement
Apply by April 30 to learn how to advocate reimbursement from Medicaid for psychological services provided by doctoral psychology interns supervised by licensed psychologists.
- APA Board of Educational Affairs Task Force on the integration of science and practice in health service psychology training
Nominate a peer by April 30 to serve on the task force that will evaluate action steps suggested by the Health Service Psychology Education Collaborative and develop a plan for implementation.
- APA Minority Fellowship Program 2015 Psychology Summer Institute
Apply by May 1 for the professional development and mentoring experience, July 12-18, in Washington, D.C.
- Summit on High School Psychology Education: Call for national conference site proposals
Universities or colleges interested in hosting a four- to-five day conference on high school education at their institution in the summer of 2016 can apply by May 1.
- APA grants for internship programs
Organizations can apply by June 30 for seed funding to increase the number of APA-accredited internship programs and positions.
APA recognizes six organizations as healthy workplaces
APA’s Center for Organizational Excellence 10th annual Psychologically Healthy Workplace Awards ceremony recognized employers for their efforts to promote employee well-being and organizational performance.
APA member James Garbarino, PhD
Parents who over-praise their kids are breeding trouble, study says — CBS News
"It's a good investment to temper narcissism, because otherwise you are setting your kids up for a big fall later in life.”
Speaking of Psychology
"Speaking of Psychology" is an audio podcast series that gives psychologists the opportunity to talk about their work and share their insights.
Episode 22: Surviving the AIDS epidemic (Perry N. Halkitis, PhD, MS, MPH)
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Additional Call for Comment
Call for comments on revised Recognition of Organizations that Provide Certifications in Specialties and Proficiencies in Professional Psychology: Policies and Procedures Manual
Submit comments by April 30 for the revisions on the APA Commission for the Recognition of Specialties and Proficiencies in Professional Psychology document.