A publication of the Office of International Affairs
June 2013 |Vol. 24, No. 2 Download Issue (PDF, 2.8MB)
JUNE 2013 FEATURED ARTICLES
Bersoff answers questions regarding international outreach and collaboration and discusses how he is using the APA presidency to address issues of global importance.
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE...
- International Programming
The APA Office of International Affairs has prepared information on international programming for the 2014 APA convention in Washington.
- APA hosts delegation from Bulgaria to discuss disability issues
Staff from Bulgaria’s Psychological Center for Research met with APA staff to explore avenues for future collaboration, especially in addressing disability issues and mental health.
- 4th Congress of the ASEAN Regional Union of Psychological Societies (ARUPS) and 50th Annual Convention of the Psychological Association of the Philippines (PAP)
The 4th ARUPS Congress and 50th PAP Convention will take place in Quezon City, Oct. 23-26, 2013.
- Federación Iberoamericana de Asociaciones de Psicología (FIAP) 2002-2012: A decade consolidating Iberoamerican Psychology
An overview of FIAP and how the federation has been active in promoting and developing psychological science in Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking countries.
By Wilson López López, PhD, and María Constanza Aguilar Bustamante
- Kosovo observes Mental Health Month in 2013
The School-Based Psychological Services Program in Kosovo participated in May’s Mental Health Month by initiating a variety of activities to raise awareness about mental health issues.
By Blerta Sulhasi, MA
- 2013 highlights of Div. 52’s program and hospitality events at the 2013 APA Annual Convention
Div. 52 President McCormick highlights the division’s programming at the APA convention in Honolulu and invites international psychologists to attend and participate.
By Mercedes A. McCormick
- Book review: Making sense of human culture: A historical, philosophical, and empirical collection
Judith Gibbons, Reginal Fanjul de Marsicovetere, Paola Garcia-Egan and Ruby Batz review “The Oxford Handbook of Culture and Psychology.”
- Recently published
Recently published books relevant to international psychology.
SENIOR DIRECTOR'S COLUMN
PSYCHOLOGY IN ACTION
- Humanitarian work in psychology at North Carolina State University’s IOTech4D Lab
How industrial-organizational psychology can be applied to reduce poverty and support sustainable development through the intersections of work, psychology, information technology and global development.
By Ann-Marie Clayton and Lori Foster Thompson, PhD
PSYCHOLOGY AT THE UN
- When will violence against women and girls stop in developing countries? The struggle continues
APA representatives Juneau Gary and Neal Rubin describe the U.N.’s efforts to eliminate gender inequality and violence against women through the lens of ongoing struggles in Ukraine and Pakistan.
By Juneau Gary, PsyD, and Neal S. Rubin, PhD, ABPP
- 2013 Psychology Day at the UN: A broad look at global violence
The 6th Annual Psychology Day focused on violence prevention across the life span, its impact on development and strategies for intervention.