Friday, July 25, 2008

PIC Sponsored Programming at the APA Convention

Public Interest Sponsored Programming at the 2008 APA Convention

See highlights of the rich and varied APA convention programming sponsored by the Public Interest Directorate and governance groups at:

Topics include...........
  • Psychology's contributions to public health.
  • Incorporating socioeconomic status into research, practice, and policy.
  • "Speed mentoring" for women.
  • Working with older adults.
  • Children and electronic media.
  • Strategies for recruiting, retaining, and graduating students of color.
  • Eating disorders and advocacy.
  • PTSD and trauma in youth.
  • New directions in ethnic minority research.
  • Ethical practice issues and persons with disabilities.
  • Opposing discriminatory legislation aimed at lesbian, gay, and bisexual persons.