Western Psychological Association Annual Meeting

The 2014 annual meeting of the regional psychological association for the Western United States.
April 24-27, 2014

APA Clinician's Corner: Making Professional Ethics Practical

Using case examples, discussion and lecture, participants in this workshop will review models of ethical decision-making relevant to mental health practice.
April 25, 2014

APA-ABA National Conference

APA and ABA are co-sponsoring this continuing education national conference, on violence in the home, community and society.
May 1-3, 2014
Recent Press Releases

To be an Organ Donor, Specific Attitudes Trump General Support, Study Finds

Precise attitudes rather than general support predict action on good cause, according to research
April 11, 2014

Children See Domestic Violence that Often Goes Unreported, Research Finds

Young witnesses suffer fear, anxiety while perpetrators rarely face jail time, according to study
April 7, 2014
Calls for Public Comment

Standards of Accreditation in Health Service Psychology

The Commission on Accreditation is accepting public comments on the proposed Standards of Accreditation.
Ends July 8, 2014.

APA in the News

Friending your shrink: When you find your therapist on social media

Therapists differ in opinion on the professional challenges, concerns and effects social media cause
April 15, 2014, New York Magazine

From 'The Hunger Games' to 'Game of Thrones,' victims of onscreen violence are getting younger

Prevalent on-screen violence against children and teens raises concerns that viewers may be desensitize to real crimes against young people
April 7, 2014, New York Daily News

Therapists' apps aim to help with mental health issues

Many mental health apps are on the market, but few are based on scientific research
March 26, 2014, NPR