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Education blog news roundup

September 21, 2018, Psych Learning Curve
Does homework enhance or hinder learning, protesting in-class presentations and more in this week's news roundup.

Keeping guns away from dangerous people

September 20, 2018, APA Monitor on Psychology
A growing number of states are embracing laws that restrict gun possession. What is the psychologist's role?

Catching kids early

September 20, 2018, APA Monitor on Psychology
The Pitt Parents and Children Laboratory at the University of Pittsburgh gives families tools to help prevent vulnerable children from engaging in detrimental behaviors.

APA fellow unlocks consumer shopping behavior

September 19, 2018, Members
Yarrow predicts the retailers who survive will be those who appreciate their shoppers’ potent desire for an engaging and validating experience in the marketplace.

Speaking of Psychology: Preventing suicide

September 18, 2018, Research in Action
2014 APA President Nadine J. Kaslow, PhD, ABPP, talks about what psychologists are doing to enhance the services available to people who are struggling with thoughts of suicide.

Education blog news roundup

September 14, 2018, Psych Learning Curve
Helping students with academic stress, what to do when there is a mental health crisis in your dorm and more.

Global conversations on psychology

September 11, 2018, Psychology International
Silvia Koller, PhD, discusses her work with street children in Brazil, internationalizing psychology and her hopes for the field.

APA identifies warning signs of suicide

September 10, 2018, APA Psychology Topics section
Losing interest in work or school, giving away beloved possessions or withdrawing from friends can be signs someone is thinking of suicide.

Education blog news roundup

September 7, 2018, Psych Learning Curve
Highlighting academic careers, why the best experts sometimes make the worst educators and more.

APA launches Mental and Behavioral Health Registry

September 6, 2018, APA Practice Organization
The Mental and Behavioral Health Registry (MBHR) will allow practitioners to track quality outcomes on their clients and patients utilizing measures identified by the discipline as being the most meaningful to both practitioners and those we serve.

UN responds to migration-related trauma

September 3, 2018, Psychology Internatinal newsletter
The UN’s Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration is a cooperative framework to mitigate trauma.

Be on the lookout for academic burnout

September 3, 2018, Psycopharmacology and Substance Abuse newsletter
Advice from Div. 28 on recognizing and combatting this normal part of high-stress careers.

Education news blog roundup

August 31, 2018, Psych Learning Curve
Learning in dungeons and dragons, digital text is changing how kids read and more in this week's news roundup.

Advice for leaping into relational spirituality

August 29, 2018, Society for the Psychology of Religion and Spirituality newsletter
Div. 36 president Annette Mahoney, professor at Bowling Green State University, presents a dialogue reflective of her time mentoring students on relational spirituality.

Education blog news roundup

August 24, 2018, Psych Learning Curve
What you can do with a psychology degree and more in this week's news roundup.

Mindfulness in psychotherapy

August 23, 2018, Society for Humanistic Psychology newsletter
Div. 32 president-elect Donna Rockwell, PsyD, discusses the ways love and mindfulness play a role in psychotherapy.

Education news roundup

August 17, 2018, Psych Learning Curve
Growth mindset, neuroscience, Mr. Rogers and more in this week's new roundup.

Travel to Cuba with APA, applications due Aug. 30

August 16, 2018, APA Office of International Affairs
The International Learning Partner Program is open to psychologists and graduates students of psychology who are interested in building professional collaborations with colleagues in the Caribbean.

Education news blog

August 10, 2018, Psych Learning Curve
Kids need play and recess, 10 things to do before your college student leaves and more in this week’s news roundup.

Education News Blog Roundup

August 3, 2018, Psych Learning Curve blog
High school psychology resources, tenure success, and more from Psych Learning Curve.

Psychologist leads federal human resources

August 3, 2018, APA Monitor on Psychology
Jeff T.H. Pon, PhD, seeks to improve outcomes across the federal workforce and boost morale during his tenure as director of the Office of Personnel Management.

APA Federal Action Network issues August update

August 3, 2018, Federal Action Network newsletter
Highlights include: Call for legislation addressing the opioid epidemic; Minority Fellowship Program fells share virtues of MFP with Congress; NIH announces one-year delay in implementation of clinical trials policy; and more.

APA to honor Citizen Psychologists at convention

August 2, 2018, Monitor on Psychology president's column
During APA's Annual Convention in San Francisco, the association will pay tribute to those who are making the world better despite today's challenges.