A publication of the Office of International Affairs
December 2011 | Vol. 22, No. 4
DECEMBER 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE...
- APA Participates in CRCP 2011: A Catalyzing Meeting for Psychology in the Caribbean Region
The Caribbean Regional Conference of Psychology was well attended by APA governance leaders and staff, who commented on the event and the future of psychology in the region.
- International Perspectives Presented at the Greater New York Conference on Behavioral Research
The 23rd Annual Greater New York Conference on Behavioral Research convened in November with a growing number of sessions that focused on the international aspects of psychology.
- Book Review: The Universal Challenge of Combatting Evil
Dr. Ervin Staub's book Overcoming Evil describes the origins or influences leading to genocide, violent conflict and terrorism, while identifying principles and practices of prevention and reconciliation.
- Letter from Florence Kaslow and Chris Stout: Outgoing 2011 CIRP Co-Chairs
A recap of CIRP's 2011 activities.
- Newsletter Announcements
SENIOR DIRECTOR'S COLUMN
- December 2011: A Year in Review
Dr. Merry Bullock reflects on the past year's activities in the APA Office of International Affairs and looks ahead to the goals for 2012.
- Soulaje Lespri Moun: Working with PTSD in Haiti
SLM is a collaborative grass-roots project that provides mental health services and training to internally displaced peoples in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake.
PSYCHOLOGY IN ACTION
- Reentry Trauma: The Shock of Returning Home
Members of SalusWorld discuss the strain and anxiety that humanitarian workers may feel upon returning home, as well as a protocol for healthy reintegration.
APA AT THE UN
- World AIDS Day: Getting to Zero, December 1, 2011
This column discusses what the United Nations can do to ameliorate the medical and psychosocial devastation caused by HIV/AIDS, as well as the launch of its new campaign, "Getting to Zero."