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APA Divisions are special interest groups organized and run by members. With 54 divisions, it's easy to find a community that shares your interests.
Boards, Committees & Groups
Calls for Nominations
The deadline is September 13. CSES anticipates two membership vacancies and is seeking qualified candidates to serve three-year terms commencing January 2018. Nominations may originate from individuals, APA committees, boards and Divisions, as well as self-nominations. The committee shall:
- Collect information and documentation concerning SES.
- Promote scientific understanding of the roles of poverty and SES in health, education and human welfare.
- Develop approaches to the application of psychology that take into account the effects of SES on psychological development and well-being.
- Advocate for the social policy that will alleviate or reduce the disparities between SES groups.
Travel with APA
Initiated in 2012, the APA International Learning Partner Program is designed to promote an understanding of psychology and psychological issues in countries outside the United States. The program advances these goals through international collaboration in research, education and scholarship. This program is open to psychologists and graduate psychology students who are interested in building professional collaborations with colleagues in Cuba.
APA will host a trip to Cuba to attend Psicosalud 2017 in Havana, Cuba. The dates of the trip are Oct. 27-Nov. 5, 2017, with an optional extension to visit the east of Cuba through Nov. 9, 2017. Trip participants will visit Havana, engage in seminars and site-visits on the Cuban health care and education systems and will attend the Psicosalud conference. Applications will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis.
Calls for Comments and Awards
PSYCAS, a centralized application service for students applying to master's- and doctoral-level psychology graduate program, seeks input from individuals considering applying to graduate-level psychology programs. Take this confidential and quick survey to help PSYCAS better serve prospective students. You can also enter a drawing to win a copy of APA’s 2017 edition of “Graduate Study in Psychology."
Society for Military Psychology
The Society for Military Psychology, APA Div. 19, is accepting nominations for the Military Psychology Distinguished Mentor Award. This award is intended to recognize exceptional efforts of individuals who invest in the development of psychologists and other professionals interested in the psychological study of the military through service, education, research, teaching and training.
Federal Policy and Legislation
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Science and Research
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Calls for Papers, Programs & Submissions
Calls for Papers
Improving Access and Wait Times in Mental Health
Submission deadline: June 15, 2017. Psychological Services invites manuscripts for a special package on improving access and wait times in mental health services.
Racial Trauma and Healing
Abstract submission deadline: June 20, 2017. Soliciting manuscripts on the effects of racial and ethnic trauma on people of color, such as African American, Asian American, Latina/o/Latinx Muslim, and American Indian individuals.
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