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Boards, Committees & Groups
Calls for Nominations
Deadline: Aug. 31, 2017. The Board of Educational Affairs (BEA) is seeking nominees for CABE to join the committee in January 2018. Two members will be appointed. Please note that BEA encourages participation by early career psychologists and members of underrepresented groups, and would particularly welcome such nominees.
Self-nominations also are encouraged. BEA will consider a slate of nominees and make the appointments later in 2017. The APA Board of Directors will be requested to approve these appointments in December 2017.
Nominees for CABE should submit a curriculum vitae and a brief personal statement that describes the basis for their interest in becoming a member of CABE.
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. 4, 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 Nominations
RxP Designation Committee
Deadline: Aug. 25, 2017. The APA Board of Education Affairs (BEA) and the APA Practice Organization Committee for the Advancement of Professional Practice (CAPP) are seeking nominations to fill two seats on the Designation Committee for Postdoctoral Education and Training Programs in Psychopharmacology for Prescriptive Authority (RxP Designation Committee). Each appointment will serve a three-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2018.
Federal Policy and Legislation
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Science and Research
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Calls for Papers, Programs & Submissions
Calls for Papers
Psychology's Contributions to Understanding and Alleviating Poverty and Economic Inequality
Deadline for manuscript submissions: August 31, 2017. American Psychologist invites submission for a special issue which aims to showcase the breadth and depth of psychology's contributions to understanding and alleviating poverty and economic inequality.
Prevention and Treatment of Opioid Overdose and Opioid-Use Disorders
Deadline for manuscript submissions: Sept. 1, 2017. Addictive Behaviors is now accepting submissions for a special issue, Prevention and Treatment of Opioid Overdose and Opioid-Use Disorders. Papers may include epidemiological, laboratory-based, or community-based research on prevention and/or treatment of opioid overdose, misuse of opioids (prescribed or illicit), and opioid-use disorders.
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