A publication of the Office of International Affairs
October 2013 |Vol. 24, No. 3 Download Issue (PDF, 2.7MB)
OCTOBER 2013 FEATURED ARTICLES
Psychologists from around the world gathered in Sweden to discuss and work toward consensus on international definitions, training and practices in professional psychology.
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE...
- A report on 2013 summer regional conferences: ECP and SIP
In July 2013, APA governance and staff participated in the 13th European Congress of Psychology and the 34th Interamerican Congress of Psychology.
- COLPSIC 2013: Repairing the social fabric in Colombia
APA President Donald Bersoff participated in a psychology conference in Bogotá cohosted by the Colombian College of Psychologists, one of APA’s MOU partners.
- Lessons learned from a student conference in Colombia
APAGS director gives advice on bridging cultures, building networks and making the most of participation at international conferences.
By Nabil El-Ghoroury, PhD
- Memoranda of understanding: Doors to increased organizational exchange
APA signed MOUs with national psychology associations in Portugal and Sweden during the summer of 2013.
- Division 52 highpoints at the 2013 APA Annual Convention
APA’s Division of International Psychology continues its mission of building bridges with international organizations and global partners.
By Mercedes A. McCormick
- Book review: Beyond WEIRD: Psychology and traditional cultures
Judith Gibbons and Katelyn Poelker review “The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?”
- Recently published
Recently published books relevant to international psychology.
PSYCHOLOGY IN ACTION
- Bringing Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy to Russia
Simakhodskaya, a bilingual clinical psychologist in New York City and certified supervisor in emotionally focused therapy, has begun training Russian therapists in EFT.
By Zoya Simakhodskaya, PhD
PSYCHOLOGY AT THE UN
- Does climate change compromise fundamental human rights?
In the face of global climate change, the human rights of safety, security and dignity are at stake for many vulnerable populations.
By Neal S. Rubin, PhD, ABPP
- Meet APA’s 2013-2014 student interns at the United Nations
APA welcomes five graduate students from the New York City area to its internship program at the United Nations.